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Tamiya TNX RC Monster Truck
The 1/8th scale Tamiya TNX (Tamiya 43508) offers powerful acceleration, high top speeds, and outstanding performance all packed into a fully assembled RTR package! The Tamiya TNX has a great power to weight ratio with the high performance 3.0 cc FS-18SR engine manufactured by world reknown OS Engines of Japan. The TGM-03 chassis features a new compact 2-speed transmission designed to ensure consistent shifting, and a lightweight double wishbone suspension equipped with 8 oil filled shocks for superior handling and outstanding stability. Take all these great features on top of the fact that Tamiya is well known for producing quality hobby products, and you've got a winning combination.
The Tamiya TNX is a well designed truck. A high quality, high power engine mated to a 2 speed transmission propels this truck to speeds approaching 40 mph while still offering strong low end acceleration. The Tamiya TNX handles very well. In fact, the TNX has done very well on the racing circuit with many wins already under it's belt.
Tamiya TNX Chassis Layout
The TNX offers offers people another choice to battle in the monster truck wars. There are so many great RC trucks available now. This is another great choice and is sure to please those RC truck enthusiasts that make this fine choice.
PRODUCT UPDATE: Tamiya TNX 5.2R TGM04 (Tamiya 43530)
The original TNX has been replaced by the exciting Tamiya TNX 5.2R. Tamiya has taken the popular TNX and really boosted performance by adding a HUGE .32 nitro engine! The new Tamiya TNX 5.2R not only has BIG POWER, but the re-designed truck now weighs LESS than the original TNX truck! What does this massive increase in power-weight ratio mean? It means a MASSIVE boost in performance! It means a big monster truck that can go 60+ MPH in stock form!
Tamiya TNX 5.2R with a BIG .32 Engine!
The new Tamiya TNX 5.2R also comes equipped with heavy duty steel driveshafts to handle the extra power. In addition, a strong steel spur gear is also employed to more reliably transfer the massive power of the .32 cu.in. (5.2 cc) FR-32FX engine. A 2 speed transmission offers powerful low end acceleration along with impressive top speeds. Metal spur gear and a slipper clutch help to increase the durability of the driveline. Heavy duty steel driveshafts transfer the power from the engine to the wheels. Twenty-six ball bearings help to keep things rolling smoothly with minimal friction and maximum longevity. A ball pivot type double wishbone suspension in front and back is supported by 4 large capacity hydraulic shock absorbers. With the power and speed of the Tamiya TNX 5.2R, a runaway truck would not be good! Thanks to Tamiya, an electronic failsafe is built into the TRU-03 radio receiver to help prevent a runaway truck in the event of radio interference or low batteries. The features, performance, and reputation of the Tamiya TNX make up an impressive package. If you are looking for a RC monster truck with big power from a company with a track record of producing quality machines, then be sure to check out the exciting Tamiya TNX 5.2R!