Expensive offering from Tamiya in March 1988, packed with wonderful parts and a real treat to assemble.  The Avante has remained incredibly popular with collectors and commands a very high price.  That price should drop now that Tamiya have re-released the Avante, retaining many of those original parts for the updated version.

Photos without the white backdrop are courtesy of Mark ‘Sludgeguts’ Krajewski.

Tamiya Avante

 

  • 1/10 scale off-road buggy
  • Shaft driven 4 wheel drive
  • 2 piece Fiberglass (FRB) twin deck “sandwich” type chassis
  • Independent 4 wheel suspension
  • Fully adjustable coil over oil filled shocks (aluminium)
  • RX-540VZ Technigold motor
  • Wide, high traction pin spike tires with foam inserts
  • Lexan (Polycarbonate) body and under belly protection

Tamiya Avante Vintage Promotional Video

 

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Tamiya 1/10 Avante MK II shelf queen hop up pristine RC

Tamiya 1/10 Avante MK II shelf queen hop up pristine RC
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Tamiya 1/10 Avante MK II shelf queen hop up pristine RC
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Tamiya Avante 2011 Built And Ready To Run

Tamiya Avante 2011 Built And Ready To Run
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NEW TAMIYA AVANTE 2011 U Wheels 4 Front & Rear Set UA34

NEW TAMIYA AVANTE 2011 U Wheels 4 Front & Rear Set UA34
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NEW TAMIYA AVANTE 2011 Parts Tree D Arms UA16

NEW TAMIYA AVANTE 2011 Parts Tree D Arms UA16
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NEW TAMIYA AVANTE 2011 Parts Tree D Arms UA16
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One Response to 58072 – Tamiya Avante

  1. oldwilly says:

    Completely over enginered and wonderful!! Very Tamiya, when they want to, they can come up with something incredible, technicly speaking. Just look at the pieces, looks so high tech, lots of alloy and carbon fibre and in 1988 to boot. In practice it was a bit of handfull, perhaps to comlicated to be competitive but we still love it. The re-re is a mixed blessing to me, makes the originals a bit less special but again parts are available and unlike the Avante 2001 or Avante II it is the real deal again, carbon and alloy, just beautiful………..

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