Tamiya Grasshopper II 1/10 Off Road Electric 2WD RC Buggy Kit 2wd 58643

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SKU: 58643
Regular price $149.00
Regular price Sale $199.00 Sale price $149.00

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The Grasshopper II is one of Tamiya's iconic radio control car kits from the late 1980's. It was an enhanced follow up release to the original Grasshopper kit. This re-release (2017) kit features a number of updates while keeping largely faithful to the original model. Its streamlined construction process makes this kit perfect for less experienced users and R/C veterans alike, while separately sold option parts can be used to enhance the model.

A rugged ABS resin chassis is more than up to the stresses of off-road driving, and features lightweight durable plastic suspension arms, gearboxes and so on - the result is a lightweight and durable unit. Front swing axle and rear rolling rigid suspension combine for a responsive drive, while a fully enclosed gearbox is integrated with the rear axle and has a built-in differential gear to aid smooth cornering. One-piece wheels are paired with front grooved and rear spike tyres for solid performance.


  • The Grasshopper II body is moulded in durable white polystyrene resin.
  • Includes a driver figure for attachment to the body.
  • Features a rugged ABS resin bathtub chassis to withstand the rough-and-tumble fun of off-road driving.
  • Front swing axle and rear rolling rigid suspension setups are actuated by coil-spring friction dampers.
  • Fully enclosed rear gearbox contains a differential gear to aid smooth cornering.
  • Front ribbed tyres give great straight-line grip, and rear spike tyres provide powerful drive. They are matched with 8-spoke one-piece lightweight wheels.
  • Compatible with tune-up parts such as standard Type 540 motors (requires nine 1150 ball bearings & one 850 ball bearing) and CVA mini oil dampers.


  • 1/10 scale R/C 2WD buggy model assembly kit
  • Length: 400mm
  • Width: 221mm
  • Height: 139mm


  • 380 size brushed motor.


  • Transmitter & Receiver
  • Tamiya TS spray paint
  • Stick pack battery and charger.
  • Brushed ESC
  • Tools to assemble