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And the next 1/24 car from Tamiya, #24344 is...


ZoomZoomMX-5
08-18-2016, 10:35 AM
The new NSX. $53 USD retail and it's full detail. US distributors should have this very soon; review samples are in the magazine's hands.

http://icdn3.digitaltrends.com/image/2017-acura-nsx-0024-970x647-c.jpg

BVC500
08-18-2016, 02:38 PM
No surprise here. I'm sure Tamiya will also use the wheels pictured, rather than the cool optional interwoven wheels. But, I'm sure Plamoz will do those. Let's hope Tamiya offers the choice of Honda or Acura versions. Again, not a huge deal if they don't as that's an easy aftermarket fix.

Like you said on Facebook, this car doesn't excite me like the original. To me, it looks like a japanese version of the Audi R8.

da_ashman
08-18-2016, 08:12 PM
Awesome!! Shes a beauty!!!

fafnir
08-18-2016, 10:53 PM
Look forward to buying a couple of these.

MPWR
08-19-2016, 02:41 AM
No surprise here.

Agreed.


Like you said on Facebook, this car doesn't excite me like the original. To me, it looks like a japanese version of the Audi R8.

Also agreed!!

is200_adelaide
08-19-2016, 08:28 AM
I'd be more interested if they did a Super GT version...

Javi GT
08-19-2016, 04:08 PM
Tamiya please make the model with LHD

chris24
08-19-2016, 06:08 PM
Nice one but does Tamiya still know what racing and rally cars are ?

willimo
08-19-2016, 06:14 PM
I'm rather excited about this!

hirofkd
08-19-2016, 10:36 PM
Agreed.

Also agreed!!

Agreed x 3!
The car already looks obsolete. That doesn't stop me from buying a kit or two, but still...
The visible part of the engine should be included, like Fujimi's Gallardo kit and such,
but the new NSX kit will probably not like the detailed 918 Spyder or i8 kits from Revell Germany. Oh well...

stevenoble
08-20-2016, 04:27 AM
Nice one but does Tamiya still know what racing and rally cars are ?

I think that Tamiya have just lost it as regards rally and race cars. They haven't done a rally kit since the Peugeot 307 wrc if my memory serves me correctly? Very poor for a company that was once turning out two or three rally or race cars every year. Why can't they do for example a Lancia Delta S4? I'm sure that would be as good as, if not a better seller than this Honda NSX..

chris24
08-20-2016, 02:22 PM
I think that Tamiya have just lost it as regards rally and race cars. They haven't done a rally kit since the Peugeot 307 wrc if my memory serves me correctly? Very poor for a company that was once turning out two or three rally or race cars every year. Why can't they do for example a Lancia Delta S4? I'm sure that would be as good as, if not a better seller than this Honda NSX..

I'm with you about a Delta S4. Moreover, Lancia is the most adored rally manufacturer in Japan !

I just guess they don't wanna deal with the licensing issues with Lancia, Martini and so on...

CFarias
08-21-2016, 01:41 AM
From the literature I've seen, this should have an engine, LHD/RHD options, and Honda or Acura liveries.

ZoomZoomMX-5
08-21-2016, 10:32 AM
From the literature I've seen, this should have an engine, LHD/RHD options, and Honda or Acura liveries.

Care to share that literature via links?

CFarias
08-21-2016, 02:31 PM
Care to share that literature via links?

Sorry, can't. This came from a Tamiya press release that my local hobby shop received so I don't have direct access to the information.

Some_Kid
08-21-2016, 08:05 PM
While I personally feel the original NSX is a more beautiful car I'm sure this will be a fine model.

nascar49
08-21-2016, 10:48 PM
From the literature I've seen, this should have an engine, LHD/RHD options, and Honda or Acura liveries.

Seeing how its being assembled in Honda's Marysville Ohio Plant , I would expect it to come with both dash options.

Big Pat
08-23-2016, 07:13 AM
I know it's Tamiya quality and everything, but isn't $53 for a curbside model a tiny bit steep?

nascar49
08-23-2016, 01:15 PM
I know it's Tamiya quality and everything, but isn't $53 for a curbside model a tiny bit steep?
Well we dont yet know if its going to be curbside or not, unless you know something we dont.

Thats the imported price, the Japan price is in the $30 range , even with shipping, its still going to be cheaper.

You might think that is high, but for me, I would gladly pay $53 for a curbside Tamiya kit vs $25 for crap in the box kit from Revell that has full engine detail.

Anyways, Hobby Search and HJL both have the kit up for pre order, Oct is showing for the release date.

360spider
08-24-2016, 09:15 PM
Agreed.




Also agreed!!

Well, not a lot of modern cars excite me period. It just feels that everything cool has been already made.

CFarias
08-24-2016, 11:18 PM
Well, not a lot of modern cars excite me period. It just feels that everything cool has been already made.

Yeah, I felt like that as a kid in the eighties, but then the nineties showed up. Can't beat the classics, though.

hirofkd
08-26-2016, 07:25 AM
I'm surprised. Tamiya's homepage says the new NSX kit will include the V6 engine and front power unit, as well as both LHD and RHD dash.

drunken monkey
08-27-2016, 06:35 AM
I'm quite looking forward to this one but then again, I'm a huge, huuge NSX fan.

When there was the HSC concept, I wished they made a kit.
Then they teased us with the HSV and I wished they made a kit.

Now we actually have a new NSX and well, no need to wish.

nascar49
08-31-2016, 05:58 PM
Can confirm that it does have an engine,
you can see it here
http://www.modelcarsmag.com/tamiya-acura-nsx/#jp-carousel-3031

BVC500
09-01-2016, 09:26 AM
Upon inspection of the photos, I think the plated pieces for the interior might be a bit too shiny (they should be satin), but at least they're separate pieces for ease of painting. Of course, we must wait and see the pieces in person to be sure.

I like how Tamiya announces a new model and its ready to be shipped within a month or two, unlike Revell-Germany, where it takes them nearly a year from announcement to ship the model (I'm thinking of the McLaren 570 and AMG GT, among others).

ZoomZoomMX-5
09-01-2016, 10:30 AM
I can see concessions in the kit to keep the pricetag at $53, fewer colors of plastic, bright plating only, no separate satin plating, all that clear plastic using decals for grille texture...that's the one that really bugs me.

I wonder if there will be a DX version later, while this one takes up the "gotta have the latest and greatest as fast as possible" torch?

kingkai
09-04-2016, 05:18 PM
Just hope they get back to racing cars.
A SuperGT version of this would be a great start :p

petesy
09-05-2016, 01:39 AM
all that clear plastic using decals for grille texture...
I am pretty sure Tamiya will come up with a photo-etch set for it.

Jaimenew
09-11-2016, 04:43 PM
That is a great car, and I think that it will be a great kit....

drunken monkey
10-24-2016, 01:30 AM
Tiny update.

I find myself in Hong Kong post Chung Yeung family stuff and I'm seeing the kit being sold at HK$230.
Even at today's awful , that's still a pretty good price for a modern/new kit.

Aoshima Lamborghini kits are a bit pricey though....

markko
10-24-2016, 10:53 AM
Tiny update.

I find myself in Hong Kong post Chung Yeung family stuff and I'm seeing the kit being sold at HK$230.
Even at today's awful , that's still a pretty good price for a modern/new kit.

Aoshima Lamborghini kits are a bit pricey though....

Hong Kong is a good place for modeler as it is a sales tax free city(except alcohol and tobacco). :grinyes:
For instance, lowest price of Tamiya Alfa 155 DTM I saw in HK is HKD170 (about 18).

Not only for Japanese brand, 1/24 Revell models in HK almost sold at HKD200-250 only.

willimo
10-26-2016, 07:23 PM
I am pretty sure Tamiya will come up with a photo-etch set for it.

I hope so! I'm leaving it on my shelf until we get it, at least.

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