Note: This kit requires extra items to complete.

This R/C model assembly kit recreates the classic Volkswagen Beetle in rally racing form. Thanks to its superlative reliability and uncomplicated upkeep, it was a fixture on the global rally circuit from the 1950s through to the 1980s, and this model is inspired by such rallying Beetles. The VW body sits atop Tamiya’s proven shaft-driven 4WD MF-01X chassis, which is at home on a range of surfaces from road to flat dirt. 

• 1/10 scale R/C model assembly kit. Length: 397mm, width: 163mm. 
• The model uses the 239mm L wheelbase. 
• Body is made of polycarbonate. Bumpers and side mirrors are recreated using separate metal-plated parts. 
• Front light pods and rally-style stickers included. 
• Includes Rally block tires. 
• The MF-01X is at home on-road or on flat dirt, thanks to 4-wheel double wishbone suspension. 
• Power from the rear mounted motor is transmitted by gear differential to the rear wheels, and via a propeller shaft to the front. 
• The chassis can be assembled into S and M wheelbases using separately sold propeller shafts. 
• A host of Hop-Up Option parts are available to tune the MF-01X chassis. 
• Includes Tamiya TBLE-02S ESC (electronic speed control) Capable of running sensor-based brushless motors and brushed motors alike. (21.5 Turn BL motor limit) (23 Turn brushed motor limit) 
• Requires: 2-channel radio, steering servo, 7.2volt battery & battery charger, and Tamiya PS Paint. 



Adjustable Gear Ratio Yes

Bearings Plastic bushing

Body Material Polycarbonate

Body Stickers Included

Chassis Material ABS Plastic

Chassis Type MX-01

Construction Type Assembly Kit

Differential Type Gear

Drive Type 4WD

Electronic Speed Control (esc) Included

Motor Brushed 540 Type

Requires A 2-channel radio, steering servo, 7.2volt battery & battery charger, and Tamiya PS paint.

Scale 1/10

Shock Damper Friction type

Suspension Fully Independent Double Wishbone

Terrain Use Multi-Purpose


SKU 900001680
Brand Tamiya

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