Satisfy the need for speed with Tamiya radio-controlled toys, model vehicles and more on eBay   

Getting behind the wheel of a world-class race car and burning rubber around the tightest turns of the world’s most famous tracks is the stuff of which dreams are made. But, sadly, most gear heads will never get the chance to mix it up with their favourite drivers.   

But Tamiya is here for you and the other driving devotees in your life. With an incredible collection of detailed RC model cars and vehicles as well as other remote controlled toys and accessories, the Japanese brand has become one of the biggest names in the industry. eBay has tens of thousands of Tamiya vehicles from which to choose, giving you at least a taste of what it’s like to shift, slide, turn and drive like the big boys and girls.   

The company started humbly in the 1940s with a wooden model department inside a larger sawmill and lumber company in Oshika, Japan. In 1960 the company released its first all-plastic kit. Things took off from there, with International toy fair appearances, publication of a magazine and, perhaps most importantly, the release of the 1/12 scale RC Porsche 934 Turbo. This was one of the most influential vehicles ever released and helped make RC model cars what they are today.   

With everything from cutting-edge new race cars and rally trucks to classic makes and models from decades past, Tamiya gives you the power to build quite the fleet in the comfort of your own home. Adding new RC model vehicle parts and accessories to remote control cars can be just as rewarding as getting a whole new rig. eBay can help you there, too, with wheels, tyres, decals and more that can help customise your ride. Find it all in the eBay model garage today and get ready to get building, customising and racing.