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Dash-4 Cannonball

Dash4Cannonball

Dash4CannonballPremium

No. 18022
95225 (Premium)
Series Racing Mini 4WD
Chassis(s) Type-3 Chassis
Super-II Chassis (Premium)
Release Date 1990
2015 (Premium)
In fictional media
First Appearance Dash! Yonkuro
Owner Koji 'Punkuro' Jimi
Dash-4 Cannonball (ダッシュ4号・弾丸(キャノンボール)) is a Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya in 1990. The Premium version with Super-II Chassis was also release as limited edition model.

It is featured in Dash! Yonkuro as Koji 'Punkuro' Jimi's primary machine.

General info

The Cannonball featuring the leaf-green bodyshell that has the long-nose body style similar to the sports car. There's a pair of headlight on the front, while on the rear, there's a rear spoiler with the four pair of exhaust-ports prop underneath it.

As usual for a Dash machine car, it has the CoroCoro Dragon stickers.

The original car was equipped with mid-diameter hole-type wheels paired with high-profile slick tires (Which is originally a Grade-Up Parts), making it the first car to have such combination by default.

The Premium version has the large-diameter, 6-spokes wheels paired with slick tires. Both the Chassis and the wheels are modeled in gun metal color.

Unlike the original, the Premium version has the metalic green bodyshell instead of the gross leaf-green one.

In the manga and anime

In Dash! Yonkuro, it replaces the Falcon Jr. as Punkuro's primary machine throughout the original series. The Cannonball has the higher acceleration performance compare to the others.

The car has the special device known as the Condenser Circuit (コンデンサー回路), in which when in use, it sending the large amount of electricity to the motor, causing immediate massive increase in acceleration performance.

However, it was a major weakness: since the Condenser Circuit send the massive amount of electricity to the motor, the motor will explode after use, totaled the car in the process. Punkuro will only use it while he is prepared for such.

Punkuro later give the Condenser Circuit to Dankuro for his Neo Burning Sun before the final race in the National Mini 4WD Championship is begin.

Technical info

Length: 127 mm (normal), 151 mm (Premium)

Width: 86 mm (normal), 97 mm (Premium)

Height: 53 mm (normal)

Chassis: Type-3 Chassis, Super-II Chassis

Gear set(s): 5:1 and 6.4:1 (Type-3 Chassis variant only), 4.2:1 (Premium)

Gallery

Boxart

Trivia

  • The Dash-4 Cannonball's design is based on the 3rd-generation of Chevrolet Corvette sports cars.
    • As shown in Dear Zaurus Tokuda, it is because Tokuda likes sports cars and owns some of them.
  • During the serialization of Dash! Yonkuro on CoroCoro Comic magazine, the Cannonball, along with Dash-5 Dancing Doll, weren't offcially named and their design hasn't finalized when they debut. Those were corrected in the tankoubon version of the manga.

External link

Mini 4WD cars from Dash! Yonkuro franchise
Dash Warriors Mini 4WD Championship arc Boomerang Jr. · Monster Beetle Jr. · Hotshot Jr. · Falcon Jr. · Super Dragon Jr. · Hornet Jr. · Dash-1 Emperor · Dash-2 Burning Sun · Dash-3 Shooting Star · Dash-4 Cannonball · Dash-5 Dancing Doll · Dash-01 Super Emperor · Dash-0 Horizon · Dash-W1 Wild Saurus · Dash-02 Neo Burning Sun · Dash-001 Great Emperor
Black Mistral arc Horizon Boundless · Liberty Emperor
Shin Dash! Yonkuro Dash-CB1 Geo-Emperor · Dash-CB2 Blazing Sun · Dash-03 Super Shooting Star · Dash-04 Cannonball Wail · Dash-05 Dame the Dancing Doll · Dash-CBW Command Saurus
Hyper Dash! Yonkuro Rise-Emperor · Shooting Proud Star · God Burning Sun · Cannon D Ball · Dancing Divine Doll
Mini 4WD Championship participants Fire Dragon Jr. · The Fox Jr. · Thunder Dragon Jr. · Rising Bird · Bigwig Jr. · Avante Jr. · Thunder Shot Jr. · Clod Buster Jr. · Lunch Box Jr.
U Team and U Team 2 Dash-X1 Proto-Emperor · Crusader · Black Chopper · Black Bomber · Black Fighter · Black Attacker · Proto-Emperor ZX · Proto-Emperor Coretank
Team Momotaro Samurai Crimson Glory · Crimson R · Crimson T · Crimson E · Crimson A
Team Ninja Warriors Terra Scorcher Jr. · Dash-X5 Shadow Emperor
Team Heavy Metal Dash-X2 God Emperor · Dash-X3 Hurricane Emperor · Dash-X4 Devil Emperor
Amazon Horizons Sid Horizon · Buzz Horizon · Gal Horizon · Luke Horizon · Coco Horizon
from Black Mistral arc Aero-Solitude · Manta Ray Jr. · Black Mistral
Dark Dominion Night Seek · Night Seek Trigger · Night Seek Shield · Night Seek Rod · Night Seek Edge · Night Seek Saucer · Night Seek G · Over the Horizon · Dancing Bloom Doll · Beast Emperor · Big Burning Sun · Shooting Billion Star · Cannon Bad Ball
Others Daihatsu Kopen XMZ · Astralster · Abilista · Raikiri · Festa Jaune · Silwolf
Racing Mini 4WD series
Type-1 Hotshot Jr. · Hornet Jr. · The Fox Jr. · Boomerang Jr. · Bigwig Jr. · Falcon Jr. · Super Dragon Jr.* · Thunder Dragon Jr.* · Thunder Shot Jr. · Super Sabre Jr. · Fire Dragon Jr.* · Dash-1 Emperor* · Dash-2 Burning Sun
Type-2 Avante Jr. · Grasshopper II Jr. · Vanquish Jr. · Terra Scorcher Jr.
Type-3 Rising Bird · Dash-3 Shooting Star · Saint Dragon Jr.* · Dash-4 Cannonball* · Dash-5 Dancing Doll* · Winning Bird · Dash-01 Super Emperor* · Nissan Be-1
Type-4 Egress Jr.
Zero Dash-0 Horizon* · Avante 2001 Jr. · Astute Jr. · Manta Ray Jr. · Dash-001 Great Emperor* · Super Astute Jr. · Proto-Emperor ZX · Dyna Storm Jr. ·
FM Crimson Glory · Dash-02 Neo Burning Sun · Aero-Solitude
Type-5 Bear Hawk Jr. · Top-Force Jr. · Terra Conqueror Jr. · Dash-03 Super Shooting Star · Super Avante · Dash-CB1 Geo-Emperor*
Super TZ-X Mad Bull Jr. · Baja King Jr.
VS Dash-X1 Proto-Emperor* · Slash Reaper · Super Sabre Open Top · Top-Force Evolution Open Top · Daihatsu Kopen RMZ and XMZ · Daihatsu Kopen RMZ · Mini 4WD Lupine Racer · Mach-Bullet · Mini 4WD Koala Racer
Super-II Astute Open Top · Terra Conqueror Open Top · Racing Miku 2012 ver. drives Astute Special · Saber drives Super Sabre Special · Mikoto Misaka drives Thunder Shot Special · Daihatsu Kopen XMZ · Mini 4WD Shirokumakko · Mini 4WD Panda Racer · Mini 4WD Kumamon Version · Mini 4WD Merlion Edition - Singapore 50th Anniversary · Mini 4WD Dog Racer · Mini 4WD Hawk Racer · Mini 4WD Owl Racer · Mini 4WD Pig Racer · Mini 4WD Panda Racer 2 · Mini 4WD Cat Racer
Super XX Thunder Shot Open Top
VZ Neo-VQS · Dual Ridge Jr. · Toyota GR Yaris
* denotes Premium version available
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