What is Takumi in Rocket League?

Takumi is a car model present in Rocket League. This car was released in August 2015 and runs on an Octane body type. This car was only initially available for players via the supersonic fury DLC pack though it can now be obtained through playing matches.

The design is reminiscent of an American muscle car. I’m particular, this car is a re-imagining of the real-life sixth generation of the Chevrolet Camero. This means a bulky frame, a subtle spoiler, and a series of lift kits and protruding fixtures to make the vehicle look track ready. It terms of accuracy to the real-life inspiration, it is a very good piece of design.

Car Statistics

The Takumi model runs off the octane body type. This essentially means that this is a variant of the most popular choice in the roster. Here is a rundown of the stats for the Takumi

  • LENGTH: 118.01
  • WIDTH: 84.20
  • HEIGHT: 36.16
  • SURFACE AREA: 34495
  • TURNING AVERAGE: 2.18
  • 0% BOOST SPEED: 2.323
  • 100% BOOST SPEED: 1.967

With these stats and the octane hitbox, this means that the model provides some excellent benefits. The key highlights being the ability to tightly dribble, win aerial duels, and has a deceptively good shot impact as well. The octane body type is the perfect all-rounder which allows for pretty much any playstyle. Meaning you can chop and change your role on the team on the fly.

Within casual games, this is why it is a very popular choice. Yet also finds a lot of use in professional settings too. It’s an excellent choice whether you love to attack, defend, or tend goal.

Decals – Takumi

The Takumi has a series of fantastic decals that allows for a great deal of personalisation. Whether that be a fun, sophisticated or vibrant look, this model provides a decent range. Here is a list of the common decals to begin with.

  • Chaser
  • Copycat
  • Crazy 8
  • Gaki
  • Reiko
  • Stripes

Some great choices in the common section for the Takumi. They all are quite subtle and sophisticated, offering a design that really compliments the racing frame of the car. Our top choice is Crazy 8, this makes the player look just like a competitive racing car. It’s a fantastic choice to have. Here is the decal below.

Then we have the rare decals which are listed below

  • Aqueous
  • Combo.
  • Sticker bomb
  • Whizzle

These are some great additions to the more common decals. They offer a more whimsical look for your model. Though our top choice is aqueous. This design looks like a shimmer oil effect on water. It’s a fantastic design that you have to see for yourself. So here it is.

Then lastly we have the very rare decal class. Here is the list of these decals.

  • Anubis
  • Distortion
  • Vector

These designs very much scream professional in their presentation. They are subdued yet the quality is at the highest level. If we are pressed to pick a favorite it would have to be Anubis. This Egyptian inspired design is slick and really adds another level of style and ancient real nurture to your car. Here is the decal below so you can decide for yourself.

A Chevy Inspired Masterclass

Overall, the Chevrolet inspired Takumi is a car model that offers a wonderful, racing ready design. The main body of the car is instantly recognizable. The subtle but sophisticated details, coupled with the decals that for the most part, offer designs that replicate that approach.

This doubled up with the ability to take advantage of the popular octane body type and its tight dribbling ability makes the Takumi a really hard design to overlook. It’s a car made with all varieties of Rocket League players in mind, whether that be the pros or the more casual player. Give this one a try and see how you like it.

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