X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Takara Tomy Transforming Robot Car Prototype: Brave Robotics in Disguise

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Last year Kenji Ishida and his company Brave Robotics released 10 units of his awesome remote controlled car that can transform into a mecha. Unsurprisingly, all 10 units were bought, and there’s no word on when the company will release more. But you might not have to wait for Brave Robotics, because toy maker Takara Tomy is also working on a similar toy.

transforming-robot-remote-controlled-car-by-takara-tomy

Before you accuse Takara Tomy of stealing Kenji Ishida’s work, lawyer down. Frankie of Hobby Media spotted Takara Tomy’s prototype at the 2013 Tokyo Toy Show, and apparently he also found out that Takara Tomy is collaborating with Brave Robotics. So we’re all good.

Frankie also said that he saw the toy transform, but he was asked not to film it as it was still a work in progress. Just to refresh your memory, here’s what Brave Robotics’ toy looks like in action:

I think I’ll save up for Ishida’s life-size transforming car.

[via Hobby Media]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Arf.mp4

Arf.mp4

Mechanical Speech Synthesis & More

Mechanical Speech Synthesis & More

DIY Exploding Popcorn Cake

DIY Exploding Popcorn Cake

Advertisement
Subaru WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS Prices Announced

Subaru WRX STI Type RA and BRZ tS Prices Announced

2018 Saleen S1 Rocks a 450hp Turbo-4 in a Svelte 2685 lb Package

2018 Saleen S1 Rocks a 450hp Turbo-4 in a Svelte 2685 lb Package

Alpha Romeo 4C Getting Big Updates for 2019

Alpha Romeo 4C Getting Big Updates for 2019