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The '''Original Mini 4WD''' (ミニ四駆) series, simply known as '''Mini 4WD''', '''Comical Mini 4WD''' and '''RV Mini 4WD''' by Shogakukan's magazines, is the first Mini 4WD car line-up introduced by Tamiya in July 1982.
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The '''Original Mini 4WD''' (ミニ四駆) series, simply known as '''Mini 4WD''', '''Comical Mini 4WD''' and '''RV Mini 4WD''' by Shogakukan's magazines, is the first Mini 4WD car line-up introduced by Tamiya in July 13, 1982.
   
 
Unlike the rest of the Mini 4WD series, the mini cars in the Original Mini 4WD line-up wasn't designed for racing as they uses the combination of worm gears and spur gears. All the mini cars in this line-up are licensed real-life vehicles. Featuring in this line-up is the long-wheelbase [[Origin Chassis]] and [[Origin Chassis|Origin-2 Chassis]], the short-wheelbase [[Comical Chassis]], the temporary [[Cruiser Chassis]] and the final [[RV Chassis]].
 
Unlike the rest of the Mini 4WD series, the mini cars in the Original Mini 4WD line-up wasn't designed for racing as they uses the combination of worm gears and spur gears. All the mini cars in this line-up are licensed real-life vehicles. Featuring in this line-up is the long-wheelbase [[Origin Chassis]] and [[Origin Chassis|Origin-2 Chassis]], the short-wheelbase [[Comical Chassis]], the temporary [[Cruiser Chassis]] and the final [[RV Chassis]].
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== List of Mini 4WD cars ==
 
== List of Mini 4WD cars ==
* [[Ford Ranger 4x4 Pickup]] (Origin Chassis) (Released in July 1982)
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* [[Ford Ranger 4x4 Pickup]] (Origin Chassis) (Released in July 13, 1982)
* [[Chevrolet Pickup 4x4]] (Origin Chassis) (Released in July 1982)
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* [[Chevrolet Pickup 4x4]] (Origin Chassis) (Released in July 13, 1982)
* [[Toyota Hilux 4x4]] (Origin-2 Chassis) (Released in October 1982)
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* [[Toyota Hilux 4x4]] (Origin-2 Chassis) (Released in October 14, 1982)
* [[Nissan Safari]] (Origin-2 Chassis) (Released in November 1982)
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* [[Nissan Safari]] (Origin-2 Chassis) (Released in November 16, 1982)
* [[Range Rover]] (Origin-2 Chassis) (Released in November 1982)
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* [[Range Rover]] (Origin-2 Chassis) (Released in November 16, 1982)
* [[Honda City Turbo]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in February 1984)
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* [[Honda City Turbo]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in February 25, 1984)
* [[Mitsubishi Pajero Wagon 2000 Turbo XL]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in March 1984)
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* [[Mitsubishi Pajero Wagon 2000 Turbo XL]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in March 22, 1984)
* [[Mercedes-Benz 280 GE]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in April 1984)
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* [[Mercedes-Benz 280 GE]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in April 18, 1984)
* [[Mercedes-Benz Unimog]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in June 1985)
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* [[Mercedes-Benz Unimog]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in June 4, 1985)
* [[Wild Willy Jr.]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in July 1985)
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* [[Wild Willy Jr.]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in July 11, 1985)
* [[Suzuki Jimmy]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in August 1985)
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* [[Suzuki Jimmy]] (Comical Chassis) (Released in August 8, 1985)
* [[Toyota Land Cruiser (Team ACP)]] ('89 Paris-Dakar version, '90 Paris-Dakar version) (Crusier Chassis) (Released in July 1989)
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* [[Toyota Land Cruiser (Team ACP)]] ('89 Paris-Dakar version, '90 Paris-Dakar version) (Crusier Chassis) (Released in July 29, 1989)
* [[Mitsubishi Pajero Metaltop Wide]] (RV Chassis) (Released in December 1994)
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* [[Mitsubishi Pajero Metaltop Wide]] (RV Chassis) (Released in December 20, 1994)
* [[Toyota Rav4]] (RV Chassis) (Released in December 1994)
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* [[Toyota Rav4]] (RV Chassis) (Released in December 20, 1994)
* [[Isuzu Mu]] (RV Chassis) (Released in April 1995)
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* [[Isuzu Mu]] (RV Chassis) (Released in April 18, 1995)
* [[Toyota Hilux Surf SSR-G]] (RV Chassis) (Released in January 1996)
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* [[Toyota Hilux Surf SSR-G]] (RV Chassis) (Released in January 23, 1996)
* [[Toyota Ipsum L-Selection EX]] (RV Chassis) (Released in August 1996)
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* [[Toyota Ipsum L-Selection EX]] (RV Chassis) (Released in July 30, 1996)
* [[Toyota Land Cruiser Prado RZ]] (RV Chassis) (Released in August 1996)
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* [[Toyota Land Cruiser Prado RZ]] (RV Chassis) (Released in August 21, 1996)
 
* [[Isuzu VehiCROSS]] (RV Chassis) (Released in May 1997)
 
* [[Isuzu VehiCROSS]] (RV Chassis) (Released in May 1997)
 
* [[Toyota Land Cruiser 100 Wagon]] (RV Chassis) (Released in January 1998)
 
* [[Toyota Land Cruiser 100 Wagon]] (RV Chassis) (Released in January 1998)

Revision as of 13:30, October 5, 2016

The Original Mini 4WD (ミニ四駆) series, simply known as Mini 4WD, Comical Mini 4WD and RV Mini 4WD by Shogakukan's magazines, is the first Mini 4WD car line-up introduced by Tamiya in July 13, 1982.

Unlike the rest of the Mini 4WD series, the mini cars in the Original Mini 4WD line-up wasn't designed for racing as they uses the combination of worm gears and spur gears. All the mini cars in this line-up are licensed real-life vehicles. Featuring in this line-up is the long-wheelbase Origin Chassis and Origin-2 Chassis, the short-wheelbase Comical Chassis, the temporary Cruiser Chassis and the final RV Chassis.

Some of the early Origin Chassis vehicles were also released under the name of Sand Scorchers in the United States, distributed by Model Rectifier Corporation (which also distributed early Racing Mini 4WD cars).

List of Mini 4WD cars

Mini 4WD series
1980 Original Mini 4WD · RacingMini4WDlogo · WildMini4WDLogo
1990 TruckinMini4WDLogo · MiniFLogo · SuperMini4WDlogo · FullyCowledMini4WDLogo · MechanicalMini4WDLogo · AeroMini4WDLogo · MightyMini4WDlogo
2000 RCMini4WDLogo · Mini4WDPROLogo
2010 Mini4WDRevLogo
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