"TAMIYA Motorcycle Series" MotoGP

TAMIYA 1/12 Scale MOTORCYCLE SERIES is a plastic model kit that faithfully reproduced the world of MotoGP.


TAMIYA "Yamaha YZR-M1 2009 Fiat Yamaha Team Estoril Edition" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

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TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.120

TAMIYA "Yamaha YZR-M1 '09 Monster Yamaha Tech 3" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series




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TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.119
Black Tornado The Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Team, a Yamaha satellite team, fielded two YZR-M1s during the 2009 MotoGP season with former Superbike World Champions Colin Edwards and James Toseland as their riders.

TAMIYA "Valentino Rossi Figure (High-Speed Riding)" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

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TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.118

YAMAHA YZR-M1 '09 FIAT YAMAHA TEAM" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.117
The Making of a Champion
During the 2009 MotoGP season, regulation changes were implemented which designated a sole tire supplier and limited the number of engines a team could use. The Yamaha YZR-M1 2009 was designed with these changes in mind.

TAMIYA "Yamaha YZR-M1 '05 No.46/No.5" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.116

TAMIYA "YAMAHA YZR-M1 50th Anniversary Valencia edition No.46" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.115
Yamaha's Legendary Block Pattern
Yamaha experienced a resurgence in 2004 and won their first MotoGP Rider and Team Championships since 1992. They were determined to defend these titles in 2005, which marked the 50th anniversary of Yamahafs founding, and also set their sights on capturing the Manufacturersf title.

TAMIYA "YAMAHA YZR-M1 50th Anniversary U.S. Inter-coloring edition No.46" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.114
V. Rossi on the Special Livery
2004 saw Yamaha retain the 500cc class MotoGP championship. The following year, the YZR-M1 was drastically improved upon, featuring a 4-stroke inline 4-cylinder 990cc engine that offered greater top speed and fuel efficiency, a fuel tank with a low center of gravity, and a rear suspension with the shock attached to the crankcase.

TAMIYA "Honda RC166 GP RACER" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.113
6-Cylinder Legend
Honda's legendary racing bike, the RC166, was developed to win the World Road Race Championship in 1966. The bike featured a 250cc 4-stroke 6-cylinder DOHC 4-valve engine which thumped out an impressive 60ps/18,000rpm. Mike Hailwood rode the RC166 and won every 250cc class race he entered to give Honda their first Rider and Manufacturer's Championships, which contributed to the company's amazing feat of capturing the manufacturers' title in all five classes from 50cc to 500cc.

TAMIYA "AJINOMOTO Honda NSR250 '90" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

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TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.110

About the Ajinomoto Honda NSR250 '90
From 1988, Masahiro Shimizu was competing in the MotoGP 250cc class, and was considered by many as a rider with a rare talent. He first gained worldwide attention by taking pole position at Suzuka in 1987, and after winning the All-Japan Championship that year went on to the bigger MotoGP stage under the sponsorship of Ajinomoto. At the highest level, he earned Top-10 overall ranking finishes in 3 consecutive years before retiring in 1992.

TAMIYA "Kawasaki Ninja ZX-RR" 1/12 Scale MotoGP Motorcycle Series

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TAMIYA Motorcycle Series No.109
About the Kawasaki Ninja ZX-RR
The Ninja ZX-RR was Kawasaki's first MotoGP machine equipped with a 4-stroke engine, and after overcoming initial teething problems, began to show its potential. With the addition of rider Shinya Nakano in 2004, the team kept improving and became capable of challenging the top teams for race honors.