Incredible MINI 4WD Mods at “Mini Yonku Concours d’Elegance 2009”


Mini 4WD, known as "Mini Yonku" in Japan, are 1:32-sized battery powered plastic model race cars without remote control, manufactured by Tamiya, Inc.

A Mini 4WD mod contest called "Mini Yonku Concours d'Elegance 2009" was held on April 4th at Tamiya Plamodel Factory Shinbashi Store, and Mini 4WD enthusiast both children and adults participated with their treasured machines.

Pics after the cut!


(Japanese)TAMIYA PLAMODEL FACTORY Shinbashi Store: Blog -Mini 4WD Fair 2009 CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE

The Grand Prix was voted by audiences.


These are the prize-winners.


The Grand Prix was given to "Cu-on (a combined word of infinite and farther)" by Koji Matsuda.


It combines "Sonic Saber" and "Magnum Saber", the brothers' machines from Bakuso Kyodai Let's & Go!!.


"Pirates of Hornet" by Nekoracer was awarded TAMIYA Plamodel Factory Prize.


Is that Jack Sparrow behind the wheel?


"Thunder Shot MKII HAL Special" decorated with Swarovski crystals.


Transformer-ish "Avante MKIII Azure", a reference exhibit by TAMIYA employee Akira Yamamoto.


This is all made of MINI 4WD parts.


These outrageous machines by the members of female idol group Idoling!!! were on display. All of them are actually capable of running - supposedly not very fast, though.





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