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|In fictional media = Yes
 
|In fictional media = Yes
 
|First Appearance = ''[[Mini 4 Top]]''
 
|First Appearance = ''[[Mini 4 Top]]''
|Owner = Toppu Kudo|image = [[File:WinningBird.jpg|270 px]]}}The '''Winning Bird''' (ウイニングバード) is a Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya. It comes with the choice of larger rollers in additions to the standard, small rollers. It is the second Mini 4WD car from the Dream Attack project by Tamiya.
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|Owner = Toppu Kudo|image = [[File:WinningBird.jpg|270 px]]}}The '''Winning Bird''' (ウイニングバード) is a Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya. It comes with a choice of larger rollers in addition to the standard, small rollers. It is the second Mini 4WD car from the Dream Attack project started by Tamiya.
   
 
It is featured in the manga ''[[Mini 4 Top]]'' as Toppu Kudo's upgraded machine from his [[Rising Bird]].
 
It is featured in the manga ''[[Mini 4 Top]]'' as Toppu Kudo's upgraded machine from his [[Rising Bird]].
 
==General Info==
 
==General Info==
Unlike its predecessor, the Winning Bird have more blockly body design and is dominated by silver and blue color, with black and red trims on it. It also lost the rear wings, and in its place are the pair of fins that compenses the lacks of rear wings.
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Unlike its predecessor, the Winning Bird has a more blocky body design and is dominated by silver with blue highlights and black and red trims. It also lost the rear wings, harboring a pair of fins in its place which compensates for the lack of a spoiler.
   
The low-height, flat design was inspired by the Formula 1 car's body design as well as the jet fighter's sharp design.
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The low-height, flat design was inspired by Formula 1 car body designs as well as a jet fighter's sharp design.
   
Unlike Rising Bird, the chassis is now molded in black.
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Unlike the Rising Bird, the Winning Bird's chassis is now molded in black.
   
While the boxart depicts the Winning Bird equiped with the standard rollers, the actually assembled mini car can be equiped with the larger rollers as seen in the manga, depends on user's choice.
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While the boxart depicts the Winning Bird equiped with the standard rollers, the actual assembled mini car can be equiped with the larger rollers as seen in the manga, depending on user's preferrence.
   
In 2015, Tamiya releases the 21st Century Edition of the Winning Bird which has different color schemes and different chassis ([[VS Chassis]]), and it was the limited prize car.
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In 2015, Tamiya released the 21st Century Edition of the Winning Bird which comes with several different color schemes and an updated chassis ([[VS Chassis]]). It was also a limited prize model.
   
 
=== In the manga ===
 
=== In the manga ===
All 6 Shogaku Year serializations of the ''Mini 4 Top'' has Toppu replaced the [[Rising Bird]] with the Winning Bird (though in ''Top 6'' version he own the car right from the beginning).
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5 of the 6 Shogaku Year serializations of the ''Mini 4 Top'' has Toppu replacing the [[Rising Bird]] with the Winning Bird though in the ''Top 6'' version, he owns the Winning Bird right from the beginning).
   
 
==Technical Info==
 
==Technical Info==
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== External link ==
 
== External link ==
* [http://tamiya.com/japan/products/18024winningbird/index.htm Winning Bird on Tamiya official website (Japanese)]{{Navbox Racer Mini 4WD}}[[Category:Mini 4WD car]]
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* [http://tamiya.com/japan/products/18024winningbird/index.htm Winning Bird on Tamiya official website (Japanese)]{{Navbox Racer Mini 4WD}}
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[[Category:Mini 4WD car]]
 
[[Category:Racer Mini 4WD car]]
 
[[Category:Racer Mini 4WD car]]
 
[[Category:Mini 4WD car that appear in Mini 4 Top]]
 
[[Category:Mini 4WD car that appear in Mini 4 Top]]

Revision as of 09:13, November 22, 2015

Winning Bird
WinningBird
No. 18024
Series Racing Mini 4WD
Chassis(s) Type-3 Chassis
VS Chassis (21st Century Edition)
Release Date 1989
In fictional media
First Appearance Mini 4 Top
Owner Toppu Kudo
The Winning Bird (ウイニングバード) is a Mini 4WD car released by Tamiya. It comes with a choice of larger rollers in addition to the standard, small rollers. It is the second Mini 4WD car from the Dream Attack project started by Tamiya.

It is featured in the manga Mini 4 Top as Toppu Kudo's upgraded machine from his Rising Bird.

General Info

Unlike its predecessor, the Winning Bird has a more blocky body design and is dominated by silver with blue highlights and black and red trims. It also lost the rear wings, harboring a pair of fins in its place which compensates for the lack of a spoiler.

The low-height, flat design was inspired by Formula 1 car body designs as well as a jet fighter's sharp design.

Unlike the Rising Bird, the Winning Bird's chassis is now molded in black.

While the boxart depicts the Winning Bird equiped with the standard rollers, the actual assembled mini car can be equiped with the larger rollers as seen in the manga, depending on user's preferrence.

In 2015, Tamiya released the 21st Century Edition of the Winning Bird which comes with several different color schemes and an updated chassis (VS Chassis). It was also a limited prize model.

In the manga

5 of the 6 Shogaku Year serializations of the Mini 4 Top has Toppu replacing the Rising Bird with the Winning Bird though in the Top 6 version, he owns the Winning Bird right from the beginning).

Technical Info

Length: 127 mm

Width: 92 mm (With large rollers)

Height: 45 mm

Chassis: Type-3 Chassis, VS Chassis (21st Century Edition)

Gear set(s): 5:1 and 6.4:1 (Original), 4:1 (21st Century Edtion)

Gallery

Boxarts

See Also

Rising Bird - Winning Bird's predecessor, also the first Mini 4WD in the Dream Attack project.

External link

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