Tamiya is also a Japanese manufacturer of scale models
; including vehicles of every kind; civilian
; in scales ranging from 1/40 to 1/8. Its stronget reputation
is in motorised on-road
vehicles. This includes electric and gas-powered remote control vehicles.
Tamiya has a reputation as paying great attention to detail (e.g., modelling rear-view mirrors on their polycarbonate car bodies); but also as producing products that are slightly breakable and also over-priced.
Web site: http://www.tamiya.com/