When I heard there was a new truck in the office based on the basher of the year truck, I jumped on it!
At first look, the Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 looks tough. It uses a popular style body in the industry right now. The laid back cab and embellished front fenders makes it look like it is moving while standing still. Knobby tires and a truggy wing add a hint of the race-ability. So does the ST4 G3 live up to our expectations? Keep reading to find out.. READ MORE
The crew over at Hobbico have just released a new action video for the Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 monster truck. The MT4-G3 won our “Bash Vehicle of the Year” in 2011, and now it’s even better, coming with a new radio system and waterproof speed controller. We highly recommend the MT-G3 if you are a hardcore basher, it’s fast, tough, and great fun to drive.
The new part number is #6401-F111 and it has a street price of around $590. The latest edition of the Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 should be hitting hobby shop shelves in late May.
Hit THIS LINK for all the information on the new MT-G3 at the Thunder Tiger website, and check out THIS LINK for more Thunder Tiger news right here on BigSquidRC.
Hitting the water is looking pretty good to us about now, we’ve had such a long and nasty winter. With that thought in mind Thunder Tiger has just introduced a new boat, the Desperado JR Brushless RTR.
With the new Thunder Tiger Desperado being a RTR, there is no need to waste hours building a boat, it’s ready to jam right out of the box. For size the Desperado has a length of 27.2 in, a beam of 7.3 in, a height of 6.1 in, and it weighs in at 2.7 lbs.
The Desperado Jr also comes with a bunch of features that everyone is looking for-
* Water cooled outrunner brushless motor
* 2.4 GHz Ace radio system
* One piece ABS hull
* A magnetic hatch
* Rudder flexes out of the way when hitting objects
* Part #TTRB5026 (green) and #TTRB5027 (blue)
Expect a street price of $250 and a release date of late March. Check out THIS link for more Thunder Tiger news right here on BigSquidRC.
For you 3D heli guys, Thunder Tiger has some big news for you. The new Thunder Tiger Titan X50EF now comes with a brushless motor and is flybarless. The 600 sized Titan comes with carbon fiber 3D blades and is said to make flying 3D look effortless. Some of its other features and specifications include-
* Powerful brushless motor included
* Precision CNC-machined aluminum flybarless rotor head
* One-piece carbon main frame with a slim profile
* Lightweight, rigid one-piece metal main rotor hub
* Metal tail blade grips, with dual radial bearings and one thrust bearing
* Large battery bay that accommodates 8-12S LiPo batteries
* 120° CCPM control system
* Torque tube-driven tail
* Titanium turnbuckle pitch linkages
* V2 carbon fiber main blades included
* Main Rotor Diameter: 53 in (1345 mm)
* Main Rotor Blade Length: 23.6 in (600 mm)
* Tail Rotor Blade Length: 3.74 in (95 mm)
* Length: 47.25 in (1200 mm)
* Weight w/o batteries: 6.06 lb (2748 g)
* Part #TTRE0055
The Titan X50EF has a street price of $580 and you can get more information on the Thunder Tiger Website. Hit up THIS link to view more air news right here on BigSquidRC.
The new Outlaw Jr from Thunder Tiger may be less than 2-1/2 feet long, but this deep vee packs a lot of performance. Its powerful, water cooled brushless system will have you flying around the lake at intense speeds, while it’s smaller size doesn’t require Lake Michigan to drive on. Some of it’s other features and specifications include-
* State-of-the-art Ace Cougar GP3 2.4GHz radio system
* ABS blow-molded deep vee hull that’s preassembled and pre-painted
* Powered by a water-cooled OBL29/20-15M brushless motor and BLC-40M ESC
* On-board gear is easily accessed under a quick-release hatch
* Comes with a wooden display stand
* Part #TTRB5023 (for yellow) and #TTRB5024 (or green)
Street price for the Outlaw Jr is $250 and they are expected to start hitting hobby shops in early March. Hit up the official Thunder Tiger Website for more information.
We just got word that the Thunder TigereMTA 8th Scale Brushless Monster Truck is heading to the USA! Woo Hoo! We have had our fingers crossed about this one for a while. We posted a bunch of details HERE about it, then even a video of it in action HERE!
Looks like it’s going to run around $499. Stay tuned for more news on this truck when we get our hands on it!
Stock Numbers are:
TTRD8111 for Red
TTRD8112 for Yellow
TTRD8113 for Blue
Thunder Tiger have just announced two new special deals, one for boats and one for their helicopters.
When you buy qualifying Thunder Tiger boats through the end of April, you can get merchandise certificates ranging from $10 to $30. The boats included in this promo are the Victoria Yacht, Naulantia 1M Yacht, ETNZ 1M Yacht, Volans Trimaran Yacht, and the Neptune Static Diving Submarine.
On the helicopter side of the promo you can get a free Lipo battery with the purchase of a qualifying Mini Titan. The free battery is a 3S 11.1 volt 2200 mah pack, normally a $29 value. The helis included in this promo are the kit and ARF versions of the Mini Titan E325V2, plus the Mini Titan E325S. This promo also runs through the end of April.
To get more information on these promo’s simply click over to the official Thunder Tiger America Website.
For more Thunder Tiger news check out THIS link right here on BigSquidRC.
Spring will be here before we know it and Thunder Tiger has a new reason for you to get out on the water, their new Volan Trimaran Yacht Kit. This new Thunder Tiger includes the Yacht Kit, sails, rigging, masts, booms, and instruction manual. Some of its features and specifications include-
You can plant this Yacht in your rc garage for a street price of $260 and they are available right now. Hit up the official Thunder Tiger USA Website to take a look at some of their other fine products.
Looking for more rc boat news right here on BigSquidRC? Check out THIS link.
THE Thunder Tiger TS2e Electric 2wd RTR Touring Car Review
The Thunder Tiger TS2e certainly is an interesting vehicle. From the outside it looks like a run of the mill touring car, but when looking under the hood you find it’s a belt driven rear wheel drive only car. Needless to say there are millions of rwd cars on the full scale road, but they are extremely rare in the rc touring car world. Does this rwd basher hold up under abuse? Is it as fun to drive as a rwd full scale car? Let’s find out…
THE Thunder Tiger TS4e Brushless 4wd RTR Touring Car Review
Intro: Many a bash-mobile sees nothing but pavement in its entire lifetime, yet every day you see people buying off-road trucks instead of a purpose built road machine. Thunder Tiger has introduced a new 4wd RTR brushless touring car to the market called the TS4e. We’ve been driving, drifting, crashing, and jumping the TS4e for weeks now. How does it drive? Is it worth the cash? Can it take a hit? Read on to find out…
The guys over at Thunder Tiger have released a new video for their latest uber basher, the e-MTA monster truck. The video showcases some of the features of the new Thunder Tiger e-MTA and also contains some pretty sic bashing footage. The e-MTA looks impressive in the video, with lots of wheelies, and standing back and front flips. But just a little warning- watching this video will make you wish you were at your favorite bash spot right now!
Looking for all the latest Thunder Tiger news? We have it right HERE.
We are all about bashing here at BigSquidRC, and when it comes to hardcore bashing Monster Trucks are kings of the hill. In the last couple of years Thunder Tiger has built a strong reputation around their MT4 G3 monster truck, and we’ve just received information on the newest big truck from them, their e-MTA. The new e-MTA comes with all the essentials of a hardcore bash machine, plus some pretty trick suspension for soaking up the really ugly stuff. Here are some of the features and specs-
* Horizontal mounted 17mm piston big bore shocks
* Shaft driven 4wd
* Cougar 2.4 GHz radio system
* Ace BLC-150C brushless speed controller and 2000 kv brushless motor
* Uses up to 6S Lipo power
* Waterproof Ace high torque servo
* Innovative integrated chassis design
* 17mm wheel hexes
* Single battery compartment w/ quick release door
* Low CG design
* New, more durable transmission
* Weather sealed receiver box
* Wheelbase- 370mm
* Weight- 4820g
* Length- 620mm
* Width- 445mm
* Height- 220mm
* Part #6403-F
We have no official word on when (or even if) it is going to hit the states. Till then, hit up the official Thunder Tiger USA Website to view some of their other fine products.
HERE is the link to even more Thunder Tiger news right here on BigSquidRC.