1/14th Vehicles Tamiya Man TGX 1/14th 6X4 XLX semi truck – Coming soon septembre 14, 2021 by Chris Leave a Comment Tamiya unveiled the first photo of their forthcoming Man TGX 26.540 1/14th 6X4 XLX semi truck. Also known as transporters that are used by F1 teams today, Man company’s tractor truck, the TGX 26.540 6×4 XLX was awarded “The 2008 Truck of the Year.” The truck features a ladder frame chassis with aluminum channels, suspension with metal leaf springs and friction dampers, and rear axles equipped with differentials. Providing this truck with a realistic scale finish are parts which feature two kinds of metal-plating and metal transfers to beautifully depict details such as the front grille’s emblem. Furthermore, the chassis features a 3-speed transmission which allows gear shifting while driving via a 4-channel transmitter, with the sound and lighting actions reproduced by the separately sold Multi-Function Control (MFC-01) unit. This version of the Man TGX is great for those without the time or confidence to apply a paint job to their kit, as cab parts molded in blue are pre-painted in Tamiya TS-54 light metallic blue and given a urethane coating for a beautiful, lasting finish. Shopping! Wartelle Shop Shopping! RC Team Shopping! Absolute Hobbyz Main features 1/14 scale R/C model assembly kit.Length: 526mmWidth: 193mmHeight: 301mm.Cab, F, H, K, M and CC parts are molded in blue and pre-painted in Light Metallic Blue (TS-54), with a urethane top coat for a stunning finish.The ladder frame chassis features aluminum channels, suspension with metal leaf springs and friction dampers, and rear axles are equipped with differentials.3-speed transmission can be controlled to allow gear shifts via 4ch R/C transmitter.Just like the actual vehicle, this model comes with large-sized curved side mirrors that feature two mirror surfaces.Metal-plated parts are included to depict the MAN EURO 5 engraving and right/left step plates.Metal transfers also recreate the MAN logo/Lion emblem on the front grille and TGX 26.540 logos on both doors respectively.Multi-Function Control Unit (MFC-03, sold separately) offers light, sound, and vibration operation. Built-in ESC allows low-speed driving to enable connection to a trailer. About Tamiya: When it comes right down to it, Tamiya’s main goal is to offer the world the most rewarding modeling experience possible. Grasping the various parts, assembling, and finally painting a finely crafted model is truly a special and rare experience in today’s modern world. Tamiya feels that this hands-on experience is invaluable. So whether it’s our careful attention to quality, or our commitment to ease-of-assembly, we are always striving to create truly fulfilling ways to spend one’s time. Since our start with educational wooden models in 1948, Tamiya has unswervingly striven to be « First in Quality Around the World ». This refers not only to quality with respect to products, but also to our dedication to the hobby industry as a whole. From the planning, design, mold construction, molding, and packaging to the various forms of graphic design found on the packaging, assembly manuals, etc., Tamiya’s in-house manufacturing process allows for attention to detail indispensable for the pursuit of hobby excellence. The phrase « Tamiya Standard » has come to be used among modeling enthusiasts the world over to describe the high level of quality unique to Tamiya. In fact, Tamiya’s scale models possess such intricate detail that they are often described by modelling connoisseurs as « museum items ». This stalwart commitment to total quality has launched Tamiya to the forefront of the world’s hobby industry, and continues to promise an exciting future. PartagezTweetezEnregistrer0 PartagesAbout ChrisFounder of circusrc.com, journalist & photographer in the RC world for several years, Chris is passionate about RC, racing and technique. Whether in France or in the world, he is trying to bring high-quality information and photos for enthusiasts... and make you want to join the world of RC!