Dash-W1 Wild Saurus
No. 17006
Series Wild Mini 4WD
Chassis(s) Wild Chassis
Release Date December 1989
In fictional media
First Appearance Dash! Yonkuro
Owner Genta (Mini 4WD Championship arc)
Dankuro 'Tankuro' Toda (Black Mistral arc)
The Dash-W1 Wild Saurus (Japanese: ダッシュW1号 ワイルドザウルス, Dasshu Daburu Ichi-gō Wairudo Zaurusu), also known as 恐竜ワイルドザウルス in the manga, is a Wild Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya in December 1989. It is the first Wild Mini 4WD car to not based on any R/C trucks.

It was featured in the manga and anime Dash! Yonkuro as Genta's machine in the Mini 4WD Championship arc and as Dankuro 'Tankuro' Toda's machine in the Black Mistral arc. It also made a cameo in Hyper Dash! Yonkuro.

General info Edit

The Wild Saurus featuring the asymmetrical body design that was inspired by the Maneuver Combat Vehicle and the Tyrannosaurus.

On the right side, there's the attachment parts which is for attaching 2 batteries onto the bodyshell. There's the 'Saurus' and 'W1' decals on it.

It is in pale, with red highlights and white trims on it.

It is equipped with the standard wild-type wheels with monster truck tires.

In the manga and anime Edit

The Wild Saurus was created by Kaidanji Sumeragi with the design that Genta got from Zaurus. (who residents in the 2nd floor of Genta's house) The body and chassis were made of Carbon-mixed nylon material, while the driveshafts were made of stainless steel in honeycomb structure.

Before the semi-final, Genta receive the Super Emperor from Yonkuro and swaps his Wild Saurus's Wild Chassis with Super Emperor's Chassis, effectively turning the Wild Saurus into a Racing Mini 4WD car. After the Dash Warriors was disbanded, Genta exchanged his car with Tankuro's Neo Burning Sun.

Technical info Edit

Variant Body Chassis Wheels Tires Motor Dimensions Gear


Color: Pale
Material: PS

Type: Wild
Frame: Black, ABS
A parts: Black, ABS

Size: Extra Large
Type: Wild
Spoke: Hallow
Fitment: Squared
Color: Yellow
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Extra Large
Type: Wild
Color: Black
Material: Med. Elastomer


Length: 142
Width: 125
Height: 101


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Tamiya Japan Edit

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
Wild Mini 4WD series
1980 Monster Beetle Jr. · Blackfoot Jr. · Lunch Box Jr. · Midnight Pumpkin Jr. · Clod Buster Jr. · Dash-W1 Wild Saurus
1990 Nissan King Cab Jr. · Bullhead Jr. · Toyota Hilux Monster Racer Jr. · Toyota 4Runner · Nissan Terrano '93 Paris-Dakar (Team NOK JATCO) · Dash-CBW Command Saurus · Mammoth Dump Truck · Juggernaut Jr. (Ford F-350) · Isuzu VehiCROSS Team GEOLANDER Baja 1000
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