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1990 Taiyo Fast Traxx

taiyo logo very small199090159.6VTurbo8xAA Vsml 21km/h

value75 150
4.5 out of 5
The first version ever released of the Fast Traxx. Even the name inspires excitement after over 30 years.
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Review CommentThe first version ever released of the Fast Traxx. Even the name inspires excitement after over 30 years.

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ScaleDiff.Made inMotor
TBANoneJapanDual Unknown
ActiveLimited1-SpeedYellow(40Mhz), Black(40Mhz)


This Taiyo Fast Traxx is a radio control caterpillar-tracked vehicle initially released into the Japanese market in 1990.


To some, the Japanese Fast Traxx in-box is the ultimate model to own. The futuristic design of the vehicle is complemented somehow by the Japanese text, and wild 90s color scheme. Even better, any Fast Traxx you import from Japan is almost guaranteed to be in better shape than anything you’ll find in a Western country. These models were kept fastidiously by their owners, with many being sold ‘used’ but looking NIB.

White Fast Traxx
1990 Taiyo Fast Traxx in White, very rare, owned by

9015 Taiyo Fast Traxx yellow car
Model 9015 Taiyo Fast Traxx in Fluro Yellow

9015 Taiyo Fast Traxx Car Perspective 2
Model 9015 Taiyo Fast Traxx is too cool


Due to its success and popularity, these are many versions of the Fast Traxx. As well as this original Japanese version, there was the ‘black box’ model aimed at European and other English/French speaking markets, and later the 1991 Tyco Fast Traxx which would introduce it to a much wider audience.

Later models included the Mini Traxx, Half Traxx, Eliminator, and Pick-up versions. See our investigation on the Mini Traxx Pick-Up, a model we weren’t sure even existed at first!


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, however it’s more about the pure acceleration and its mad ability to run over just about anything that makes it fun to drive. Plus, I mean, look at it, it’s sleak and awesome!

9015 Taiyo Fast Traxx Box 2 1
Taiyo Fast Traxx in box


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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    Average Price


    Highest Price


    This average price is based on 28 sales we have recorded (max 10 shown).

    03 Sep 2023$99UsedAuctionVintage 90s tyco/taiyo rc 9.6v turbo fast traxx with controller. Clean working!
    06 Aug 2023$235UsedBuyTaiyo fast traxx 9.6v turbo tyco r/c mib tested unused old stock
    31 Jul 2023$75.7Parts OnlyBuyTyco rc 9.6v fast traxx taiyo
    28 Jul 2023$240UsedBuyTyco 9.6v fast traxx taiyo rc
    26 Jul 2023$350UsedBuyTyco 9.6v fast traxx taiyo rc
    25 Jul 2023$82.01UsedBuyTyco rc 9.6v fast traxx pick up truck turbo bandit taiyo rare vintage nissan
    24 Jul 2023$58.04UsedAuctionVintage tyco rc fast traxx taiyo 9.5v turbo yellow
    23 Jul 2023$239.99UsedBuyVintage 90's taiyo japan 9.6v turbo fast traxx radio control buggy in box tyco
    19 Jul 2023$112.95UsedBuyVintage r/c taiyo fast traxx 9.6v turbo by tyco tested no battery 1990s rc
    11 Jul 2023$145UsedBuyTaiyo fast traxx 9.6v turbo tyco r/c mib tested
    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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