Kyosho Javelin

Cage body version of the Kyosho Optima. Identical to the Optima besides the body, the “silver” plated wheels and the taller shock towers (later batches of the Optima also had those taller towers) for fitting the Option House optional gold shocks.

Model number: 3031
Model name: Kyosho Javelin
Released: April 1986
Type: Model kit
Chassis design: Akira Kogawa
Body design: Akira Kogawa
Design house: Auto Model
Instr. manual: English (v1)English (v2)
Market: World
Made in: Japan
Related models: Optima – Turbo Optima – Optima Pro – Salute

Kyosho Javelin 2017

Beautiful re-release of the original Javelin, that actually uses my solution for a wing mount! 😉

Re-release
Model number: 30618
Model name: Kyosho Javelin 2017
Released: November 2017 (Announced August 28th 2017)
Type: Model kit
Chassis design: Akira Kogawa
Body design: Akira Kogawa
Design house: Akira Design
Instr. manual: English (coming soon)
Market: World
Made in: Taiwan