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Honda City Turbo
HondaCityTurbo
No. 19006
Series Original Mini 4WD
Chassis(s) Comical Chassis
Release Date February 25, 1984
The Honda City Turbo (Japanese: ホンダ シティ ターボ, Honda Shiti Tābo) is a Original Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya on February 25, 1984. It was the first Mini 4WD car to be equipped with the Comical Chassis.

It was based on the Honda City Turbo (AA model) subcompact hatchback.

General info Edit

The City Turbo has the more compacted, super-deformed form of that of the real-life City Turbo car. It sports a 3-door hatchback body design with the circle headlamps and wide flared fenders.

It was mainly in red with orange/yellow highlight.

It was equipped with the standard gray oversized wheels paired with rally block tires.

About the real-life vehicle the Mini 4WD car is based on Edit

Released in September 1982, the City Turbo is the high-end variant of the Honda City (AA model). It sports the more sportier design, with the additional air dam and the fog headlamps added to the car.

It was powered by the modified, 1.2 liter inline-4 Honda ER turbocharged engine that can produces about 100 PS (99 bhp) at 5,500 rpm and 108.5 lb·ft (147.1 N·m) of torque at 3,000 rpm. The engine has the PGM-FI fuel injection system and the 8-bit digital computer control unit, results in a more efficient engine with less turbo lag. It was mated to either the 4 or 5-speed manual transmissions, a 4+3-speed Hypershift automatic transmission or a Hondamatic automatic transmission with 2-speed plus overdrive, which then transfer the torque to the front wheels.

Compare to the normal City, the City Turbo has the more refined chassis structure. The four-wheel independent suspension system used the progressive rate coil springs, with stabilizers equipped into both front and rear wheels. Braking power is provide by the front ventilated disc brakes and the rear semi-metallic shoe drum brakes.

Techincal info Edit

Length: 114 mm

Width: 72 mm

Height: 77 mm

Chassis: Comical Chassis

Gear Set(s): N/A

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Honda cars Edit

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Tamiya Japan Edit

Original Mini 4WD series
Origin Ford Ranger 4x4 Pickup · Chevrolet Pickup 4x4 · Toyota Hilux 4x4 · Nissan Safari · Range Rover
Comical Honda City Turbo · Mitsubishi Pajero Wagon 2000 Turbo XL · Mercedes-Benz 280 GE · Mercedes-Benz Unimog · Wild Willy Jr. · Suzuki Jimmy
Cruiser Toyota Land Cruiser (Team ACP)
RV Mitsubishi Pajero Metaltop Wide · Toyota Rav4 · Isuzu Mu · Toyota Hilux Surf SSR-G · Toyota Ipsum L-Selection EX · Toyota Land Cruiser Prado RZ · Isuzu VehiCROSS · Toyota Land Cruiser 100 Wagon · Suzuki Jimmy Wide · Mitsubishi Pajero V6 3500
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