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The Keen Hawk Junior (Japanese: キーンホークJr., Kīn Hōku Junia) is a Mini 4WD PRO car released by Tamiya on May 12, 2007.

It was based on the Keen Hawk 4WD R/C buggy by the company.

General info

The Keen Hawk featuring the open-wheel body design that was inspired by the Formula 1 race cars.

There's a roof intake and a pair of side intakes located on just behind the canopy, with a rear spoiler behind it. Fins were protruded from behind the side cowls. Due to the bodyshell being enlarged, the Keen Hawk has more resemblance to the F1 cars than its R/C buggy counterpart.

The original Keen Hawk

The original Keen Hawk features the silver bodyshell, with blue highlight and red trims. it has the blue-colored windows.

It was equipped with the white, large diameter MS-type I wheels paired with the black Avante-type slick tires. It was equipped with the N-02 and T-01 units for its MS Chassis. The nose, center, tail unit and the A parts were molded in black.

However, it should be noted that the pre-assembled finished model was equipped with the red wheels and N-01 nose unit.

Clear Pink Special variant

The limited Clear Pink Special variant featuring the clear orange-ish pink bodyshell.

It was equipped with the white, large diameter MS-type I wheels paired with the magenta Avante-type slick tires. It was equipped with the N-02 and T-01 units for its MS Chassis. The nose, center, tail unit and the A parts were molded in white.

Clear Purple Special

The 2018 Tamiya-event-exclusive Clear Purple Special variant features the clear purple bodyshell, with the all-new body decal designs.

It was equipped with the fluorescent yellow, small diameter low-profile 5-spoke Saber-type wheels paired with the black super-hand low-profile slick tires. The chassis frame and A parts were molded in purple and white respectively.

About the Keen Hawk 1/10 R/C buggy

Released in 2006, the Keen Hawk is a four-wheel-drive R/C buggy made by Tamiya. It utilizes the DF-03 chassis.

The DF-03, which debuted with the Dark Impact R/C buggy, featuring the bathtub chassis frame with well-balanced layout, with a 540-size motor being placed transversely into the rear near the rear differential and a battery being placed longitudinally into the center. A steering servo was placed into the right side and both ESC and receiver were placed into the left side.

The chassis frame was supports by four-wheel, independent double-wishbone suspensions, with the high-height shock towers, lower arms and turnbuckle upper arms that are fully adjustable. By default, the Keen Hawk was equipped with the high-density spike tires and one-piece wheels.

Technical info

Variant Body Chassis Wheels Tires Motor Dimensions Gear

Standard
(18618)

Color: Silver
Material: ABS

Type: MS
Config:
N-02/Normal/T-01
Nose:
- Color: Black
- Material: ABS
Center:
- Color: Black
- Material: ABS
Tail:
- Color: Black
- Material: ABS
A parts: Black, ABS

Size: Large
Type: MS I
Spoke: 3
Fitment: Staggered
Color: White
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Large
Type: Avante-Type Slick
Color: Black
Material: Med. Elastomer

Standard

Length: 152
Width: 92
Height: N/A

4:1

Standard
Finished Model

(94622)

Color: Silver
Material: ABS

Type: MS
Config:
N-01/Normal/T-01
Nose:
- Color: Black
- Material: ABS
Center:
- Color: Black
- Material: ABS
Tail:
- Color: Black
- Material: ABS
A parts: Black, ABS

Size: Large
Type: MS I
Spoke: 3
Fitment: Staggered
Color: Red
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Large
Type: Avante-Type Slick
Color: Black
Material: Med. Elastomer

Standard

Length: 154
Width: 92
Height: N/A

4:1

Clear Pink Special
(94779)

Color: Clear Pink
Material: ABS

Type: MS
Config:
N-02/Normal/T-01
Nose:
- Color: White
- Material: ABS
Center:
- Color: White
- Material: ABS
Tail:
- Color: White
- Material: ABS
A parts: White, ABS

Size: Large
Type: MS I
Spoke: 3
Fitment: Staggered
Color: White
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Large
Type: Avante-Type Slick
Color: Fluorescent Pink
Material: Med. Elastomer

Standard

Length: 152
Width: 92
Height: N/A

4:1

Clear Purple Special
(95399)

Color: Clear Purple
Material: ABS

Type: MA
Frame: Purple, ABS
A parts: White, POM

Size: Small
Type: Saber-Type Low-Profile
Spoke: 5
Fitment: Track-Only Stagger
Color: Fluorescent Yellow
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Small
Type: Low-Profile Slick
Color: Black
Material: Super Hard Elastomer

Standard

Length: 156
Width: 97
Height: N/A

3.5:1


Gallery

Boxarts

External links

Tamiya Japan

Tamiya America

R/C car the Mini 4WD car is based on

Mini 4WD PRO series
MS Nitro Thunder · Nitro Force · Torcruiser · Veldaga · Rayvolf · Exflowly · TRF-Racer Jr. · Avante Mk.II · Manta Ray Mk.II · Avante X · Neo Falcon · Keen Hawk Jr. · Nitrage Jr. · Thunder Shot Mk.II · BisonMagnum · RodeoSonic · Savanna Leo · Hotshot Jr.* · Dash-1 Emperor* · Avante Mk.III · Dash-2 Burning Sun* · Tridagger XX · Dash-3 Shooting Star* · Spin-Axe Mk.II · Dash-01 Super Emperor* · Rising Edge · Slash Reaper Red Special · Astralster
MA Blast Arrow · Heat Edge · Festa Jaune · Tri Gale · Abilista · Raikiri · Shooting Proud Star · Spark Rouge · Rise-Emperor · Kumamon Mini 4WD - Supporting Kumamoto · God Burning Sun · Silwolf · Mini 4WD Shirokumakko GT · Mini 4WD Panda Racer GT · Mini 4WD Kumamon Version GT · DCR-01 · Hyundai Avante Sport · Cannon D Ball · Mad Laser · Mini 4WD Lupine Racer GT · Mini 4WD Dog Racer GT · Mini 4WD Hawk Racer GT · Toyota Gazoo Racing TS050 Hybrid · Mini 4WD Owl Racer GT · Dancing Divine Doll · DCR-02 · Hexagonite · Mini 4WD Pig Racer GT · Toyota Gazoo Racing WRT/Yaris WRC · Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC · Toyota GR Supra · Roborace DevBot 2.0 · Ignicion
Starter Pack Avante Mk.III Race-Ready Set · Mini 4WD Starter Pack MA Power Spec
* denotes Mini 4WD PRO chassis re-release of a Racing Mini 4WD car
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