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CARSON, known among other things for its Tamiya accessories program, has been offering high tech RC models in all scales since 1994, as well as a comprehensive accessories program for RC sports and RC model making. On top of the fun and action with largely fully assembled models CARSON models also offer unrestrained dynamics, which is reflected in the form of a GUINESS WORLD RECORDS entry for the furthest RC car jump. All this with an off-the-shelf RTR model!


Remote controlled vehicles

A big range of remote-controlled vehicles, aircrafts, boats and plastic construction kits

Boys and men from 8 to 99

TAMIYA-CARSON Modellbau GmbH & Co. KG
Werkstraße 1
90765 Fuerth

in Sonneberg, Germany

Brand Philospophy

Under this motto, CARSON is a one-stop shop for all things RC sport and RC models. With numerous complete models which are comprehensively equipped, beginners of all functional areas are addressed, and innovative, multi-functional high end models appeal to ambitious hobbyists. The main features are a top price-to-performance ratio, tested quality and perfect service.

The Carson story
  • 1994: Officially registered as a trademark and initially supplemented the Tamiya assortment of accessories. Shortly after, their first own models were developed to form a comprehensive, full assortment of RC models.
  • 2011: We set a Guinness World Record. The longest ramp jump performed by a remote controlled model car was 36.9 m (121 ft 0.75 in) achieved by CARSON Specter 6S, controlled by Thomas Strobel at the Speedweeks 2011 in Sonneberg, Germany on 30 July 2011.
  • 2015: CARSON extended its range for beginners with attractive and easy to use products of the newly created brand CARSON RC SPORT
  • 2018: CARSON wins the ToyAward Teenager & Adults at the international Toy Fair 2018 with the 1/87 VW T1 Samba Bus.


CARSON produces and works with quality suppliers from Germany, Italy, England and other European countries, and Asia. An in-house procurement and development team in Hong Kong analyses the market and develops new products. At the same time, CARSON invests in their own engineers and tool forms in order to maintain a top level of quality.


Countless loyal customers and brand aficionados characterise the CARSON brand and models. Also the working committee “child´s play + toy is particularly enthusiastic about the entry line CARSON RC SPORT and has been here a number of products won the spiel gut® Seal.

The products regularly receive numerous further medals and awards in reader polls and by the specialised press. The Made in Germany, Made in Europe or Developed in Germany awards stand for quality and innovation taking place in major areas of the product range.