No less than Shunsaku Tamiya joined the festivities
At the Tamiya Mini 4WD Asia Challenge (TMAC) held on June 23, 2019, more than 200 participants-87 of which came from other countries-competed for the chance to represent their country at the Tamiya Mini 4WD Japan Cup happening in November
Our nation’s pride in 1/32 scale
A few days ago, we reported that Tamiya will be selling a special-edition mini 4WD model of our country's iconic jeepney. Now, the in-demand kit (we've already seen a possible case of hoarding) is already available in hobby
Pinoy pride
The Philippines and Tamiya, everyone's favorite scale model manufacturer, have a pretty tight relationship. Need proof? Not only does the brand continue to maintain a strong following among both hobbyists and car enthusiasts, there's also an actual Tamiya factory located
Based on the works rally Escort of Ari Vatanen
We'd say £78,000 (P5.25 million) is a lot of money to pay for a Ford Escort, let alone one that's 1/25th the size of the real deal. Yet that's exactly how much cash one man from
A+ for effort, dude
We know the question that popped into your mind when you read the title: Why? Why on earth would someone spend 500 hours of their time creating a race car out of cardboard? Why spend so much time on something that won'
Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas?
Car guys are nearly always toy guys, too. To them, automobiles are really just large toys-extensions of their childhood, if you will. Cars are bigger, more expensive, and carry a lot more risk than your typical Tomicas or Tamiyas, but they'
Lil’s Hobby Center is 50!
If you're into the world of Tamiya, you're going to love this: Lil's Hobby Center just announced on Facebook that it is now selling a special Philippine Edition of the Japanese toy company's 1:32 scale 'Gunbluster XTO'
Here’s how. No need to ask
The Ford GT is easily one of the coolest-not to mention most capable-cars on the face of the planet. This mid-engined track beast boasts a 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 engine capable of 647hp and 746Nm of torque, a
Christmas came early
Christmas is fast approaching, and if you still haven't come up with a gift list, now's a good time to get to it.Looking for a simple token of appreciation for a car guy? Then these might be worth including
Mr. Tamiya officially opened it himself
Hobbyists, scale modelers, and car nuts, you'll have a reason to want to brave traffic, and squeeze into tight parking spaces just to visit the mall. The BrickYard is once again open to let the adult you enjoy toys.The BrickYard
It's heavier than the real thing
It's amazing anyone at McLaren has a spare moment right now, what with its seemingly endless run of new supercars. Yet it appears there's a surprising amount of downtime, give the company's propensity to play with Lego. Following last
Live large in 1:24th scale
Who doesn't want to own a supercar? The thrill of speed and the magnificent sounds that their high-horsepower engines create will make even the most jaded car guy (or girl) giddy. Well, you can stop dreaming now because Petron is
We're big kids at heart
We're no different from the rest of you gearheads who decorate your offices with automotive paraphernalia. Visit our aisle in Summit Media and you'll find anything and everything to do with the wonderful world of cars. Most of it, like
A true artist
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.We're well aware that a lot of TGP readers (and even some of the staffers) are avid fans of toys, especially if they'
This takes us back
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Man, who doesn't love Tamiya? For many of us, the Japan-based plastic model manufacturer was our launching pad into the world of
Perception is everything
A lot of car lovers would happily admit that they love the toy versions of their favorite cars almost as much as the real thing. For a lot of people, these toys are as close as they'll ever get to owning
About 6,000 items are available here
Tamiya is one of those brands whose spell over us never ended. From our early experiences as young boys playing with Mini 4WDs, to college students racing 1/10th-scale R/C cars, and as adult men collecting detailed replicas of WWII
Talk about attention to detail
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.There's a lot more to scale modeling than most people think. Building these rides is way more than just a hobby. It's
Check out 10 other examples
Our magazine's August 2016 issue highlights "toy cars." Actually, if you want to know the truth, we just used it as an excuse to showcase our passion for automotive playthings. Yes, from myself to my fellow editors, the Top Gear Philippines
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