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The Dyipne, as the name implies, is inspired by the [[wikipedia:Jeepney|Jeepney]]: an iconic form of minibus originally derived from the Willys Jeeps left by American forces just after World War II.
 
The Dyipne, as the name implies, is inspired by the [[wikipedia:Jeepney|Jeepney]]: an iconic form of minibus originally derived from the Willys Jeeps left by American forces just after World War II.
   
In line with real-life jeepneys, the Dyipne comes with flashy decals adorning the bodyshell. The sides show a silhouette of the driver and its passengers, along with the Lils Hobby Center logo and place names showing the jeepney's "route"–Quiapo, Makati and Paranaque, while three silver-coloured horse figurines are perched above the bonnet.
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In line with real-life jeepneys, the Dyipne comes with flashy decals adorning the bodyshell. The sides show a silhouette of the driver and its passengers, along with the Lils Hobby Center logo, the "Asia Challenge" logo in brush script, and the [[Hyper-Dash Motor]] logo amongst other things, and place names showing the jeepney's "route"–Quiapo, Makati and Paranaque, while three silver-coloured horse figurines are perched above the bonnet.
   
 
The kit comes equipped with metallic silver, [[A-Spoke Wheels for Low-Profile Tires|small diameter low-profile A-spoke wheels]] paired with black low profile tires. The chassis frame and the A parts are moulded in black and red respectively.
 
The kit comes equipped with metallic silver, [[A-Spoke Wheels for Low-Profile Tires|small diameter low-profile A-spoke wheels]] paired with black low profile tires. The chassis frame and the A parts are moulded in black and red respectively.

Revision as of 08:07, June 18, 2019

Dyipne
Dyipne
No. 18717
Series Mini 4WD REV
Chassis(s) FM-A Chassis
Release Date June 6, 2019 (Philippines)
Q3 2019 (Worldwide)

The Dyipne (Japanese: ジプニー, Jipunī, Also known as Jeepney in other languages) is a Mini 4WD REV car released by Tamiya in Q3 2019, initially exclusive to the Philippines.

It was created to celebrate the 2019 Mini 4WD Asia Challenge that was held in Manila, Philippines.

General info

The Dyipne, as the name implies, is inspired by the Jeepney: an iconic form of minibus originally derived from the Willys Jeeps left by American forces just after World War II.

In line with real-life jeepneys, the Dyipne comes with flashy decals adorning the bodyshell. The sides show a silhouette of the driver and its passengers, along with the Lils Hobby Center logo, the "Asia Challenge" logo in brush script, and the Hyper-Dash Motor logo amongst other things, and place names showing the jeepney's "route"–Quiapo, Makati and Paranaque, while three silver-coloured horse figurines are perched above the bonnet.

The kit comes equipped with metallic silver, small diameter low-profile A-spoke wheels paired with black low profile tires. The chassis frame and the A parts are moulded in black and red respectively.

Technical info

Length: 155 mm

Width: 97 mm

Height: N/A

Chassis: FM-A Chassis

Gear Set(s): 3.5:1

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
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