Tamiya Subaru Brat 1/10 Off-Road 2WD Pick-Up Truck Kit

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Tamiya brings back another R/C classic with this Subaru BRAT. Longtime fans will once again experience the nostalgia of their childhood and beginners can enjoy the easy operation of this colorful off-road truck.

About the Subaru Brat
The Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter was created by Subaru in the late 1970's from their earlier 4WD station wagon model for the US market. Powered by a flat-four engine ranging from 1.6 to 1.8 liters in displacement, this pickup had the unique feature of having jump seats welded to the truck bed, which allowed it to be imported as a car instead of a truck. One of the car's more famous owners was former US President Ronald Reagan, whose red BRAT is restored and displayed at his former residence in California.



  • Same 2WD chassis as used for The Frog
  • 4-wheel independent suspension
  • Full ball bearings to handle tough off-road driving
  • Comes with two body shells, one made of plastic material similar to the original BRAT for a nostalgic feel and one made from durable polycarbonate material
  • Type 540 motor included
  • Electronic Speed Control (ESC) Unit also included

Construction type: assembly kit
Terrain use: multi-purpose
Drive-train: 2WD
Drive type: gearbox
Drive line: dog bone
Differential type: gear
Suspension: independent suspension
Steering mechanism: bell-crank
Shock damper: friction damper
Shock damper material: aluminum
Tire type: rubber
Tire tread: block-pattern
Body material: ABS Plastic
Chassis material: plastic
Electronic Speed Control (ESC): included
ESC model: TEU-104BK
LED Light buckets: no
LED lights: no
Motor: 540-brushed type
Bearings: plastic bushing


  • Subaru Brat Kit
  • TEU-104BK ESC
  • 540 Brushed Motor

Needed To Complete: 

  • 7.2V 6-Cell Battery (such as NiMh or NiCD)
  • Compatible Battery Charger
  • Steering servo
  • 2-Channel Radio System
  • Plastic Model Paint (for ABS plastic body) or Polycarbonate Paint (for Lexan body)

NOTE: Complete vehicle shown in photos for illustrative purposes only. This model is a kit requiring assembly and additional items. See Needed To Complete list above for full list of items required to complete the model.

This product was added to our catalog on March 31, 2016.