Kyosho Turbo Scorpion

The Turbo Scorpion was the last in the line of electric powered buggies based on the original Scorpion. It was sold in the US as the Cox Turbo Scorpion, just like with the Scorpion, Beetle and Tomahawk. I have not found any documents proving it was sold as the Graupner Turbo Scorpion in Germany, like the others, but probably was sold by Graupner branded as the Kyosho Turbo Scorpion, like in the rest of the world. If anyone have images from catalogs, ads, manuals or boxes that proves this wrong, I will list it as the Graupner Turbo Scorpion, down below.

Model number: 3091
Model name: Kyosho Turbo Scorpion
Released: 1985
Type: Model kit
Chassis design: Akira Kogawa
Body design: Akira Kogawa
Design house: Auto Model
Instr. manual:  MISSING – Please upload it here if you have it
Market: World
Made in: Japan
Related models: Scorpion – Beetle – Tomahawk – Sidewinder – Advance – Assault

Cox Turbo Scorpion

Identical to the Kyosho branded version, but sold by Cox Hobbies and branded Cox Turbo Scorpion for the US market. Released almost a year later in the US than in Japan.

Variation
Model number: 9082
Model name: Cox Turbo Scorpion
Released: 1986
Type: Model kit
Instr. manual: English
Market: USA
Made in: Japan

Kyosho Turbo Scorpion 2016

The Turbo Scorpion 2016 was announced in September 2016, but wasn’t released until April 2017, due to problems with Kyoshos manufacturer in Taiwan.

Re-release
Model number: 30615
Model name: Kyosho Turbo Scorpion 2016
Released: April 2017 (announced in September 2016)
Type: Model kit
Chassis design: Akira Kogawa
Body design: Akira Kogawa
Design house: Akira Design
Instr. manual: English
Market: World
Made in: Taiwan

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