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For Sale: BRE Datsun 510 1:12 scale remote control car kits

Fans of the good ol’ Datto 1600 will love this. It’s a highly detailed BRE Datsun 510 1:12 scale remote control car kit, which can be either slowly assembled yourself piece-by-piece, or ordered complete, ready to rally… on the kitchen floor.

The basic kit includes a fibreglass double deck chassis, independent front and rear suspension just like the original classic, only on the BRE 1:12 scale version it gets double wishbones front and rear, with oil coilover shocks and springs. It also features a shaft-driven all-wheel drive system.

The body comes either as a clear polycarbonate Datsun 510 two-door coupe shell, which can be painted in your favourite old-school racing colour scheme yourself, or you can buy it already detailed similar to the images.

It’s a highly detailed kit, with tiny front and rear bumpers, individual headlights and taillights, and a decal kit. It looks pretty awesome all finished with pumped wheel arches and period wheels.

There’s a few different versions of the kit available, depending on your level of expertise in remote control cars. Brock Racing Enterprises offers everything from a bare-bones pack to a fully made car which is ready to go. There’s even a working taillight option for $74.

All up, a ready to drive BRE Datsun 510 1:12 scale remote control car kit costs $399. If you’re a bit like us, and would rather enjoy some time putting it all together, kits start at $199, plus $129 for the radio control components such as the transmitter, battery and motor.

There are also Datsun 240Z racing options available.

For more info head over to the Brock Racing Enterprises website.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.