Kyosho GP10 Spiders were the first 200mm nitro touring car (of course it was bigger than a TA03! 200mm vs. 185 or so). They came with GS11X engines and pullstarts...they were slow, but fun! They arrived around late 1995 or early 1996, well before the HPI Nitro RS4 or the Yokomo cars came out. I had one of the Nostalgia Series Ferrari 330P cars. Yokomo's gas car was only 190mm wide and was prone to traction rolling...even so it won the ROAR nats in 1998 I believe.
Of course Serpent, BMT and other companies had 235mm 1/10 cars long before that.
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