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Tamiya DT-01 Chassis

Tamiya DB01


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  • Introduced: 1996
  • Scale: 1/10
  • Primary use: Offroad
  • Config: RR
  • Driveline: Gearbox
  • Body: ABS
  • Susp. front: Single swingarm
  • Susp. rear: Solid transaxle

Tamiya's DT-01 chassis line traces its roots back to the much-loved original Grasshopper. It was introduced in 1996 as the latest bottom-end full-suspension car for young or new modelers.

Pros: Low cost, simple build, fun looksCons: Poor suspension & tires, frictionless "shocks"

DB-01 models

Model # Name Released Prebuilt?
58184 Fighter Buggy RX 1996 No
58205 Mad Bull 1997 No
49174 Mad Bull Special Complete Kit 2000 Mostly
58275 Mad Fighter 2001 No
57709 RTR Mad Bull XB n/a Yes
57813 RTR Mad Bull (re-release) 2011 Yes