Aero Thunder Shot




No. Regular releases
Limited editions
94967 (JC2013)
94990 (Silver Metallic)
95273 (Asia Challenge 2016)
95286 (Black SP)
Series Mini 4WD REV
Chassis(s) AR Chassis
Release Date Regular releases
November 23, 2012
Limited editions
July 6, 2013 (JC2013)
2016 (Asia Challenge 2016)
November 2016 (Black SP Asia release)
February 11, 2017 (Black SP Japan release)
The Aero Thunder Shot (Japanese: エアロ サンダーショット, Earo Sandā Shotto) is a Mini 4WD REV car released by Tamiya on November 23, 2012. It is a variant of the legendary Thunder Shot Jr. Mini 4WD car.

General info Edit

As with the Aero Avante, the Aero Thunder Shot featuring the modernized, more refined body design based on the original Thunder Shot. A pair of bargeboards were added on the front, and two air-ducts were made on the bodyshell. (one on the front nose and one on behind the canopy)

Aero Thunder Shot Edit

The original Aero Thunder Shot has the white bodyshell, with blue and carbon mesh highlights with red trims on it.

It was equipped with the white, large diameter 5-spoke lightweight narrow wheels paired with the black arched tires. Both the chassis frame and the A parts were molded in black.

Japan Cup 2013 Limited Edition Edit

The Japan Cup-themed variant has the metallic blue bodyshell, with the Japan-Cup-themed decals.

It was equipped with the red, large diameter 5-spoke lightweight narrow wheels paired with the black arched tires that has the words 'TAMIYA J-CUP 2013' printed on the sides. It has the silver chassis frame and the orange A parts.

Asia Challenge 2016 Edit

The Hong Kong-exclusive Asia Challenge 2016 variat has the red bodyshell, with the flame-like decals with black highlights and white trims.

It was equipped with the red-plated, large diameter low-profile wheels paired with white low-profile tires. It has the white chassis frame and the red A parts.

Black Special Edit

The Black Special has the same decal pattern as the original, but with the black body color and red, orange and pale stripes.

It was equipped with the black, large diameter V spoke narrow wheels paired with red arched tires. It has the red, polycarbonate-mixed ABS chassis frame and the black A parts.

Technical info Edit

Length: 155 mm

Width: 97 mm

Height: 44 mm (Except Asia Challenge 2016)

Chassis: AR Chassis

Gear Set(s): 4:1 (Normal), 4.2:1 (Japan Cup 2013/Black Special/Asia Challenge 2016)

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Boxarts Edit

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Trivia Edit

  • The Aero Thunder Shot was chosen to be the cover car for the 2012 season of Tamiya Autumn Cup.
  • The Black Special variant of Aero Thunder Shot, much like the Black Special variant of the Thunder Shot Mk.II before, has similar color schemes to the original's Black Special variant.

See also Edit

External links Edit

Tamiya Japan Edit

Tamiya America Edit

Mini 4WD REV series
AR Aero Avante · Aero Thunder Shot · Aero Manta Ray · Shadow Shark · Flame Astute
FM-A Rowdy Bull · Night Hunter · Baron Viento · Trairong · Hong Kong Racing Taxi · Razorback · Geo Glider · Copperfang · Mach Frame · Lord Guile · Dyipne
Starter Pack Mini 4WD Starter Pack AR Speed Spec · Mini 4WD Starter Pack FM-A Balanced Spec
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