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Toyota UK Has Recreated The Classic And Legendary Tamiya R/C Hilux Bruiser... In Life Size

The Tamiya remote-controlled Hilux Bruiser was an absolute classic among R/C car fans, and Toyota has recreated it with a life-size replica that we absolutely need in our lives

Remind me later

Toyota UK has been producing some magnificent shareable content lately. The giant GT86 logo written in tyre ink by a drift champ comes to mind right off the bat, but this might, might be even cooler.

CTzens with an affinity for Tamiya models might remember the awesome Toyota Hilux Bruiser. It was a mighty model that could headline any R/C car fanatic’s collection, but now the company has built a real one. And we want it.

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It’s a life-size replica of the remote-control beast, aside from the fact that it’s based on the current Hilux, not the classic third-gen version used for the model. There’s a giant on-off switch, a huge, detachable aerial sticking up from behind the cab, and even a bonnet clip. Remember how easily those damned things used to go missing?

A louvred rear window, big, chunky tyres and the same graphics mirror the model Bruiser as closely as possible. Come on, how much do you want this truck? It’s lots, isn’t it. We’ll fight you for it if we have to…