Over the years the regulations for the Suzuka 8 Hour motorcycle race have varied but through most of the 1980s it was an event for production based 750cc machines and it attracted many of the world’s top riders. This Yoshimura built Suzuki was ridden by Satoshi Tsujimoto and the rising star, Kevin Schwantz.
The 1999 version of the RGV-Gamma is known as the XR89. Its development centered on creating greater overall balance to unlock its maneuverability and cornering speed. The potential of the RGV-Gamma was more than proved by Roberts, Jr., who mounted the victory podium eight times in 1999, securing a very respectable overall season ranking of second place.
Flying around winding roads high speeds, the Yamaha YZF-R1 super sports motorcycle shattered myths about big-size motorcycles. An abundance of option parts was marketed for this bike to enhance the riding enjoyment. Among these options, one set was supplied by Taira Racing, represented by former All Japan 500cc Champion, Tadahiko Taira.
Yamaha shocked the motorcycle world once again when it brought out the XV1600 Road Star, a unique combination of traditional cruiser design with state of the art technology. The construction of the machine is focused on providing the maximum amount of comfort, performance and style to today's large capacity cruiser customer.
Despite having taken the 1983 500cc Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix Riders' Championship (their first since 1967) on the 2-stroke V3 engine NS500, Honda were not satisfied with their motor and felt that more power would be required. Thus, the Japanese motorcycle giant came up with a single-crankshaft V4 design engine which was used in their 1984...
To challenge the 1983 season, Yamaha brought out the YZR 500(OW70). Starting with a two-cycle, water-cooled, four-cylinder engine, the YZR500 was equipped with an abundance of innovative mechanics. Its four cylinders were divided into an upper and lower group consisting of two cylinders each. Crankshafts were attached to each group, giving a unique...
The 1993 Yamaha TZ250M used a 249cc liquid cooled V-twin cylinder engine capable of 94 horsepower. Its crankcase reed valve induction system was combined with an electronically controlled exhaust valve system. The highly sophisticated six-speed gear box used an electronic cut-out gear changing system that eliminated clutch operation and minimized racing...
The VFR750R is a street-legal counterpart of the formidable RVF750 endurance racer which displayed remarkable potential in the world endurance championships. This bike follows the concept seen in the RVF750, including the use of space-age technology and components such as titanium, carbon-fiber, kevlar, and magnesium.
The Honda RC166 is known for its excellent top speeds and features a 6-cylinder engine with six exhaust pipes. The bike was made famous by motor sports legend Mike "The Bike" Hailwood, who raced the RC166 to 10 victories and a world championship title. His infamous bike is reproduced as a model and features red and silver FRP cowling, large diameter drum...
Kawasaki's legacy of cutting-edge sportbikes has inspired motorcycle fans for generations. Recently, the call for 300km/h plus super sports bikes has motivated several manufactures to bring out powerful contenders. Kawasaki brilliantly raised the superbike standard in performance, power and aerodynamics with their series flagship, the Ninja ZX-12R.
The CB750F is powered by a 4 cylinder DOHC 748cc engine with 4 valves per cylinder that worked flawlessly and provided very smooth power. The bike has a double cradle frame of welded steel tubing, semi-air front suspension system, and FQV damped rear coils. Braking utilizes the dual piston caliper system, with dual discs in front and a single disc at the...
One of the most famous motorcycle shows in the world, is held every two years in Cologne West Germany, and the 1980 show is sure to stand out as one of the most unforgettable. One reason was that Honda released their CX500 turbo for the first time, and the second is that Suzuki's GSX1100S "Katana" (Japanese for sword) was unveiled.
CBX400F's features include; a compact body reminding CB400FOUR, a meter panel resembling that of CB750F, forged separated-handles, forged pedals, "x" shaped 4-1-2 exhaust pipe, hollowed aluminium swing arm+pro-link suspension, ventilated disk brake and others. Particularly, the engine produced 48 horsepower, when other 400cc class motorcycles could not.
The Honda Ape is a minibike sold in the Japanese market. While technically classed as a minibike due to its small frame and 50 cc or 100 cc engines, its height makes it rideable for an adult. It is sometimes classed as a monkey bike alongside the Honda Monkey and Honda Gorilla.
The Kawasaki Zephyr is a range of retro-styled naked superbikes, manufactured during the 1990s. All models were built by Kawasaki with air-cooled, transverse inline, dual-overhead-cam, four-cylinder engines. There were a number of Zephyr models available, in four engine capacities - 400, 550, 750, and 1100cc.
The Hurricane is V3's motorcycle which was used in his rider form in the series Kamen Rider V3. It can execute the Hurricane Dash and the Hurricane Last Dash in mid-air. This motorcycle can also fly over long distances.
Find your freedom on the open road. At the intersection of art, individuality, and independence you will find the American chopper. Each is a hand-picked, customized expression of the owner's taste. From forks, to tanks, to tires, it's got to be just right. Build your custom chopper with this cool kit!
Introduced in 1973, the YZR500 was a top contender in Motorcycle Grand Prix events all over the world for nearly three decades. It was just as popular off the motorcycle circuit, too, appearing in anime and manga series like BariBari Legend. Combined, the YZR500 and BariBari Legend helped bring motorcycle street racing out of a small, dedicated...
Motorcycles and illegal motorcycle street racing are the central focus of the "BariBari Legend" series. The lead character "Gun Koma" raced through eight years of manga and brought a new level of popularity to street racing in Japan. The NSR500 is exactly the kind of powerful, fast running racer that "Gun" would love to dominate the road with.
The Suzuki RGV-Γ 500 was Suzuki's entry in 500 cc Grand Prix motorcycle racing. It won its first 500 cc championship in 1993 in the hands of Kevin Schwantz, who beat both Wayne Rainey and Mick Doohan to the prize. This was the most successful period in the motorcycle's history.
This model set comes with super glue, a paintbrush and 4 sets of paint.
Yamaha launched the YZF-R1 in 1998 after the redesigning the Genesis engine to offset the crankshaft, gearbox input, and output shafts. The 2008 YZF-R1 featured an all-new inline four cylinder engine, going back to a more conventional four-valves per cylinder, rather than Yamaha's trade mark five-valve Genesis layout.
For over 20 years, Honda’s CBR1000RR has been celebrated as a legend both on track and road offering riders a complete package of superior feel and performance. Also known as the fireblade, it is a 999cc liquid cooled inline four cylinder sport bike that includes a lenthy swingarm, unit ProLink rear suspension and dual stage fuel injection system.
Fujimi 1/12 Yamaha FZR 750 FU-14131
The FZR 750 uses an all-aluminium, liquid-cooled, tranverse-mounted, in-line, four-cylinder engine.
The complex cylinder head is constructed in two halves, with dual chain-driven overhead camshafts operating 20 valves, 3 inlet and 2 exhaust per cylinder.
Valve clearances are adjusted with under-lifter shims.
Hasegawa 1/12 Yamaha YZR500 (0WA8) TECH21 1989 Kit HA-21708
A beautiful kit of the 1989 TECH21 Yamaha YZR500 (0WA8) racing bike! Molded in white and gray plastic with black rubber tires.
Figure not included.
Package Size: 35.0 x 20.0 x 7.6 cm
Weight: 390 gm
Tamiya 1/12 Repsol Honda RC213V 2014 Kit TA-14130
Removable cowlings allow full display of realistic internal mechanism depictions
V4 engine and twin tube frame exquisitely captured
Decals are included to recreate logos on the sidewalls of the realistic solid rubber tires.
Package Size: 35.0 x 20.0 x 6.4 cm
Weight: 390 gm
Tamiya 1/6 Harley-Davidson FXE 1200 Super Glide Kit TA-16039
Super Detailed V-twin engine
Coil sprung working front and rear suspension
Super detailed semi-pneumatic rubber tyres
Realistic Leather like seat
Package Size: 57.3 x 36.8 x 9.4 cm
Tamiya 1/12 Kawasaki Ninja H2R TA-14131
The show shopping superbike from Kawaski captured the hearts of enthusiasts worldwide with its space age styling and jet like performance. This kit replicates the engine and fame in deail, also features precision screws to install the cowling, engine and seat rail.
Tamiya 1/12 Honda NSR500 '84 kit TA-14121
Based on the 1983 world championship winning bike, the 1984 NSR500 has a more powerful V4 engine, a radical technical layout, which are all housed in a light weight aluminium frame. This muti spru kit showcase the V4 engine and complex frame and mechanical components of the actual bike. Vinyl tubing is used to...
Tamiya 1/12 Ducati 916 Kit TA-14068
The Ducati 916 is a "fully faired" sports bike manufactured from 1994-1998. Featuring a 916cc fuel injected V-twin engine, it has consistently been declared to be one of the most beautiful motorcycles ever produced. Within this kit you'll find multicoloured parts and vinyl tubing for the brake lines. The completed kit...
Tamiya 1/12 Yamaha XV1000 Virago Kit TA-14044
The Virago was Yamaha's first V-twin cruiser motorcycle, and one of the earliest mass-produced bikes with mono-shock rear suspension. In 1984 it was redesigned to have a dual-shock suspension and tear drop gas tank. This Tamiya kit is of the 1984 redeisgn and includes chrome sprues with regular black and...
Tamiya 1/12 Kawasaki ZZR1400 Kit TA-14111
Sometimes known as the Ninja ZX-14, this is a motorcycle from Kawasaki designed to be their fastest sports bike as of 2007. However due to Japanese and European regulations, the top speed was electronically limited to 299km/h. Regardless, this is an astounding speed. This kit features precision screws to install...
Tamiya 1/12 Honda CBR 1100XX Super Blackbird Kit TA-14070
The Super Blackbird was part of the CBR series of bikes made from 1996 till 2007. The bike was specifically developed to challenge the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-11 as the world's fastest production motorcycle and Honda succeeded with a top speed of 287km/h. It was only appropriate that this bike was named...
Tamiya 1/12 Honda NSR 500 Factory Color Kit TA-14099
Debuted in 1984 for the MotoGP 500cc class of bikes, the NSR 500 was a roaring success in the world of motorsport with 10 500cc World Championships from 1984 till now. More impressively, it had 6 consecutive wins in a row from 1994 till 1999. This Tamiya kit includes multicolored parts which allows for...
Tamiya 1/12 Ducati Desmosedici Kit TA-14101
Whilst Desmosedici's debut in 2003's GP had rocky success, it became a success story with a number 1 and 3 finish at Suzuka and Catalunya with further podiums latter half of the season. What makes this kit unique however is the high quality decals for Capirossi's #65 bike and Bayliss' #12 bike. Separate parts...
Tamiya 1/12 Suzuki GSX1300R Kit TA-14090
Debuted at the "Intermoto 98" show in Germany, the Hayabusa was quite a sensation. Equipped with a 175hp water cooled engine, it had a unique cowling design with vertically positioned headlights which gave it its unique appearance. Tamiya has faithfully recreated its exterior styling in 1/12 scale with detailed...
Tamiya 1/12 Yoshimura Hayabusa X-1 TA-14093
The Yoshimura Hayabusa was born on the racetrack, but soon was released on the open market as a race replica. The Yoshimura version of the Hayabusa featured totally original cowling, and a unique Tri-Oval muffler, giving it a different appearance from the standard Hayabusa.