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Tamiya M02 Chassis

tamiya m-02


  • Galleries: View
  • Introduced: 1995
  • Scale: 1/10
  • Primary use: Onroad
  • Config: MR
  • Driveline: Shaft-drive
  • Body: Polycarbonate
  • Susp. front: Wishbone
  • Susp. rear: Wishbone

A year after unveiling their first "mini" chassis, the front-motor, front-drive M-01, Tamiya filled another short-wheelbase niche by offering the M-02 platform for rear-drive vehicles. They went on to offer two new versions with progressively longer wheelbases, dubbed the 'M' and 'L' models.

Pros: Fun, fast, realistic RWD driving experience, simple, well-protected drivetrain Cons: Monoshock setup with centering springs limited tuning options.

M02 models

Model # Name Released Prebuilt? Galleries    
58158 Fiat Abarth 1000 TCR 1995 No      
58168 Alpine A110 n/a No      
58173 Volkswagen Beetle (M-02L) 1996 No    
58175 Honda S800 Racing n/a No      
58180 Mazda Eunos Roadster (M-02M) n/a No      
58187 ALFA Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA (M-02M) n/a No      
58197 Porsche Boxster (M-02L) n/a No      
58202 Mercedes-Benz SLK M Chassis (M-02L) n/a No      
58208 Porsche 911 Carrera (M-02L) n/a No