The Mini 4WD Dog Racer (Japanese: ミニ四駆 ドッグ, Mini Yonku Doggu) is a Racing Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya on March 11, 2017.

It was the 5th Mini 4WD car in the 'Animal Mini 4WD' sub-series.

General info[edit | edit source]

As it was the 5th Mini 4WD car in the 'Animal Mini 4WD' sub-series, it has the car number 5 on it. The 'Mini 4WD Dog Racer' decals can be found on the bodyshell across most variants.

Unique to this car is the pre-painted, cute Shiba Inu driver figurine.

Standard variant[edit | edit source]

Based on the body of the Panda Racer, the standard variant has the white body color, with the blue and yellow stripes-style decals. The 'Tamiya' decal, the Tamiya logo decals, the 'Shibainu' decals, a 'Super-II Chassis' decal can be found on the bodyshell. Its driver figurine has has light brown fur and pale underbelly.

It was equipped with the white, large diameter V spoke narrow wheels paired with cyan arched tires. The chassis frame and A parts were molded in robin egg blue and white respectively.

Kuroshiba Special[edit | edit source]

The limited Kuroshiba Special, based on the Mach-Bullet, has the yellow body color with black and red stripes on it. It has the special Kuroshiba decal on the front bonnet. Unlike the standard variant, the driver figurine for the Kuroshiba Special has black fur.

It was equipped with the fluorescent orange, large diameter low-profile 6-spoke wheels paired with the black super-hard low-profile slick tires. The chassis frame and A parts were molded in pastel blue and black respectively.

Technical info[edit | edit source]

Variant Body Chassis Wheels Tires Motor Dimensions Gear


Color: White
Material: ABS

Type: Super-II
Frame: Robin Egg Blue, ABS
A parts: White, ABS

Size: Large
Type: V-Spoke
Spoke: 6
Fitment: Squared
Color: White
Material: Polypropylene

Size: Large
Type: Arched
Color: Cyan
Material: Med. Elastomer


Length: 150
Width: 97
Height: 45


Kuroshiba Special

Color: Yellow
Material: ABS

Type: VS
Frame: Pastel Blue, ABS
A parts: Black, ABS

Size: Large
Type: Low-Profile 6-Spoke
Spoke: 6
Fitment: Squared
Color: Fluorescent Orange
Material: Polypropylene

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


Length: 145
Width: 93
Height: 45


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Base car[edit | edit source]

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External links[edit | edit source]

Tamiya Japan[edit | edit source]

Tamiya America[edit | edit source]

Tamiya Online Shop[edit | edit source]

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