Vintage & Historic F1
Last updated: 13 January 2022
Vintage F1 often refers to 1960's F1 cars while Historic F1's are any kit with a non-modern (say pre-1990) body shell.
Options to buy Vintage cars:
3D printed RC cars that are fully functional – GP3D
2. Fenix make the Classique 2
Available with 3 different body shells and with either a ball diff or gear diff - Fenix
Options to buy Historic cars:
1. Carisma Lotus 98T
Tamiya produced the first F1 RC car kit in 1977 and since then has created a staggering range of highly detailed F1 body shells and a number of F1 chassis kits. Here are links to some of our articles on these kits and the history of RC F1:
- Tamiya Tyrrell P34 Six Wheeler
- Williams Renault FW18 (F103RS) - article includes some great photos of other vintage cars released by Tamiya including: Lotus 107B, Sauber C12, Ferrari 412T1, Newman Lola T93/00 Ford, and more.
- Tamiya - History of Tamiya F1
Here are some more photos:
And if you like the older F1 cars check out our full scale links page which has a history section.