Tamiya is also a Japanese manufacturer of scale models; including vehicles of every kind; civilian, sports and military; in scales ranging from 1/40 to 1/8. Its stronget reputation is in motorised on-road and off-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/