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Tamiya TA05 Chassis



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  • Introduced: 2005
  • Scale: 1/10
  • Primary use: Onroad
  • Config:MA
  • Driveline: Belt
  • Body: Polycarbonate
  • Susp. front: Wishbone
  • Susp. rear: Wishbone

The TA05 represents the state of the art in sport-level sedan chassis of its time. It fits the TA04's outer suspension components onto an entirely new low-slung tub chassis featuring an equal-length belt drive system, a motor mount just rear of center, and a longitudinal battery mount. The TA05 features front & rear end assemblies that are as close to identical as reasonable, reducing spare parts needs and simplifying the maintenance routine. With many versions and updates produced, including a laydown Inboard Front Suspension (IFS) version for lower-slung bodies, the TA05 platform was both versatile for casual dirvers and capable on the track for club racers.

Pros: Excellent handling, very strong option & aftermarket support, smooth belt drivetrain, modest cost Cons: Poor LiPo battery fitment, narrow 187mm width in early versions

TA-05 models

Model # Name Released Prebuilt?
58345 Ferrari F430 2005 No
58350 Mercedes Benz C-Class DTM 2005 No
58353 Raybrig NSX 2005 2005 No
49400 Porsche Turbo RSR Type 347 (30th Anniversary Limited Edition) 2006 No
58369 ARTA NSX n/a No
58375 Mobil 1 SC 2007 No
58378 Ferrari FXX 2007 No
58381 Open Interface Tom's SC430 2007 No
58389 EBBRO BTEC Maziora 350R (TA05IFS) 2007 No
58394 Eclipse Advan SC430 (TA05IFS) 2007 No
58398 Raybrig NSX 2007 (TA05IFS) n/a No
49418 TA05-R Chassis Kit 2007 No
42103 TA05MS Chassis Kit 2007 No
49491 TA05 IFS-R Chassis Kit 2008 No
58435 Cusco Dunlop Subaru Impreza (TA05V.2) n/a No
58448 Corolla Axio apr GT (TA05V.2) n/a No
58456 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-R Super Trofeo (TA05V.2) n/a No
58466 Motul Nismo GT-R Tokachi 24hrs Race (TA05V.2) n/a No
92217 TA05 Version II Chassis Kit (TA05V.2) n/a No
49489 Willcom ADVAN Vemac 408R (TA05V.2) n/a No
84132 TA05-VDF chassis kit 2010 No
84141 Mach GO GO GO Shaken 408R (TA05V.2) 2010 No