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1990 Taiyo Fast Traxx Pickup

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value200 300
4.5 out of 5
One of the most memorable RC cars of the 90s combined with the body shell of the US's most popular ever Tyco (Bandit), with excellent performance in all terrains, the price of these is only going up over time.
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Review CommentOne of the most memorable RC cars of the 90s combined with the body shell of the US's most popular ever Tyco (Bandit), with excellent performance in all terrains, the price of these is only going up over time.

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ScaleDiff.Made inMotor
1/14NoneSingaporeDual 280
ActiveLimited2-SpeedRed(27Mhz), Black(49Mhz)


The Taiyo Fast Traxx Pickup is the original Made in Japan version, released in 1990 within Japan only, and later sold in the USA and other countries as the Tyco Fast Traxx Pickup.

Features and Performance

Powered by twin Mabuchi 280 motors with a 9.6V battery pack, the Fast Traxx has plenty of go, though is slightly slower than a Jet Hopper MK1 at 21kmh, so it’s best at off-road and indoors bashing.

2609 Tyco Fast Traxx Pickup Car Right
Fast Traxx Pickup (US version shown)

Using the Taiyo Turbo Racing Pickup’s body, the Fast Traxx Pickup looks positively mad in Black (49Mhz) and Neon yellow (27Mhz), with Red (27Mhz) also available in the US version. Apart from the Pickup style hard body, all other features are the same as the regular Fast Traxx.

Variants of Fast Traxx

Apart from the original Fast Traxx, there was also the Fast Traxx Eliminator which is more of a futuristic style pickup truck (some might say… a CyberTruck!) that used the 1992 Tyco Eliminator body.

9023 Taiyo Fast Traxx Pick Up Car
Taiyo Fast Traxx Pick-Up in Black

Mini Traxx Pickup?

While there exists a smaller version, the Tyco Mini Traxx Pickup, despite being called a Pickup it actually has the Eliminator body (click for our investigation).


Without hesitation, owning any Fast Traxx is a must. Whether you like the original, the Pick-Up, Eliminator, or Half-Traxx, it’s an absolute Taiyo / Tyco classic as much as the Tyco Bandit, or Taiyo Jet Hopper. Give at least one a try, or like us, collect them all!

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    Highest Price


    This average price is based on 10 sales we have recorded (max 10 shown).

    09 Nov 2022$55.00UsedBest offer accepted
    17 Nov 2022$120.00UsedAuction
    $110.00UsedBest offer accepted
    03 Dec 2022$400.00Usedor Best Offer
    05 Dec 2022$300.00Usedor Best Offer
    08 Dec 2022$55.00Usedor Best Offer
    15 Dec 2022$127.50UsedAuction
    23 Dec 2022$199.99Usedor Best Offer
    24 Dec 2022$169.99UsedBuy It Now
    15 Jan 2023$300.00UsedBest offer accepted
    Prices in USD. NIB = New In box, MIB = Mint in Box, EC = Excellent Condition, VGC = Very Good Condition, GC+ = Good condition plus, GC = Good condition, PC = Poor Condition. With Controller = Car with controller. With Box = Box, Car, and Controller. We make all efforts to ensure data is accurate, but cannot guarantee it is.


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