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Schumacher Mi1v2 Touring Car
Schumacher introduced a new entry level racing touring car at the Nuremburg show a few weeks ago, now they have released full information and pictures. The Mi1v2 was designed to be durable, easy to maintain, and fun to drive. Some of its highlights include-

* 4 wheel dual belt drive
* Aluminum motor mount and shock bodies
* Designed for use with LiPo batteries
* Ball diffs
* S1 composite chassis, towers and top deck
* 24 ball bearings

The part number is #K151 and you can get more information by clicking This Link.

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THE Speed Passion LM-1 Le Mans Spec Racer Review

Speed Passion LM-1 Le Mans Car

Ya, you’ve probably heard of Speed Passion ESCs and motors before, but you might not be aware that they sell cars too (or that they have an office right here in Chicago). When we first saw the product announcement for their new LM-1 Le Mans Spec Racer we immediately made the call, we had to have one for review. The LM-1 is a 2wd 10th scale pan car that looks very scale realistic. Here we are a few weeks later and our review is all done. Is the LM-1 fast? Can you slam the pipes without it falling to pieces? Is it worth the cash? Hit the “Read More” to find out…

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Speed Passion LM-1 Spec Racer
The crew over at Speed Passion first put their new LM-1 LeMans Spec Racer on display at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, now they are announcing it is about a month from hitting hobby shops. The LM-1 Spec Racer is intended to be an affordable, fast, and durable on-road car. Under the highly detailed LeMans style body lies a 2wd pan car, easy to build and work on.

The part number for the Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans is #SP001062 and it has a street price of $199.

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HPI Hot Bodies D413
The newest entry into the 10th scale 4wd buggy wars is the HPI/Hot Bodies D413. The D413 has already proven itself by winning the 2013 ROAR championship in the hands of Ty Tessman, soon you will be able to get your hands on one too.

The D413 definitely isn’t a cookie cutter buggy, it has some unique features. It uses 3 diffs like an 8th scale instead of just 2, and its design allows for two different chassis layouts. Also of note, the shocks come with shaft guards to prevent nicks and scratches, and it uses solid monocoque a-arms for extra strength.

The part number for the D413 is #112723 and you can find more information over on the official HPI website, just hit This Link.

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Kyosho ULTIMA RT6 Stadium Truck Kit
There was a time when driving a Kyosho 8th scale buggy was awesome, but you wouldn’t even think of racing their tenth scalers. Jared Tebo has changed all that, winning lots of races, and showing that the Kyosho tenth scalers are plenty competitive.

Kyosho has just released pictures and information on their new 10th scale stadium truck, the RT6. While the buggy class has seemingly been getting all the love lately, stadium trucks are still quite popular, and the new RT6 should be a strong contender in the class. Some of its features and specifications include-

* Mid and rear motor configuration
* 7075 hard anodized chassis
* Linear RB6 steering crank system
* Compatible with straight, separate and shorty packs
* Gull wing rear a-arms
* Big bore, velvet coated shocks
* Width: 328mm
* Wheelbase: 290mm
* Gear ratio: 2.6:1

The part number for the Kyosho RT6 is #30069B and it is listed at $599. For more information simply click This Link.

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Yokomo  B-Max2 MR Ver.2 Buggy
Every day seems to bring another announcement of a new 2wd 10th scale buggy. Today’s buggy is from Yokomo with their B-Max2 MR Version 2. The version 2 comes with various updates to make it tougher and to handle better. Some of its features and updates include-

* Dual pad slipper clutch
* Aluminum front brace and rear suspension mount
* Steel diff gear
* Aluminum idler gears
* Big bore shocks
* Full bearings
* Cab forward body
* Aluminum chassis
* Mid or rear motor placement

The new Yokomo has a product code of #B-MAX2MR2 and they are said to start shipping in mid-September.

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Tamiya Egress
All you real “old timers” may remember the original Tamiya Egress. The year was 1989, bands like Skid Row and Roxette were on the top of the charts, and the Egress was one of the most high tech rc machines you could buy. The new 2013 version comes with some modern parts to help it cope with the current generation of brushless/lipo power systems.

Some of the specifications/features of the 2013 Egress include-

* 1/10th scale shaft driven 4wd
* Ball pressure plate differentials
* Aluminum oil filled shocks
* Clear polycarbonate body
* Carbon fiber chassis and top plate
* Full bearings
* Universal joints
* Length: 430mm, Width: 243mm, Height: 157mm.

The part number for the 2013 Tamiya Egress is #58583 and you can get more information by clicking This Link.

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Schumacher Cougar KR 2WD Buggy Kit
The latest from our friends across the pond at Schumacher is the Cougar KR 10th scale 2wd buggy. The Courgar KR is designed to be a professional grade race machine for low traction dirt surfaces. Some of its new features include-

* Improved rear diff
* 12mm wheel hexes
* Recessed alloy chassis
* Alloy anti-squat plate
* New wing mount system
* Improved front bumper
* Murdered out black anodizing
* New rear top deck

The part number for the Cougar KR is #K139 and it is priced at £220. For more information hit up THIS LINK.

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Kyosho AXXE Buggy Readyset
Kyosho has announced a neat looking scale off-road buggy called the AXXE. The AXXE is an introductory level vehicle based on the same platform as the Kyosho NeXXt and Sand Master. The AXXE also sports a very affordable price point for a 2wd 10th scale buggy. Some of its specifications and features include-

* Big bore friction shocks
* Bottom mount battery tray w/ easy access
* 22 turn 540 brushed motor
* Equipped with roll cage
* Bead lock wheels w/ high grip tires
* 2.4 GHz radio system
* Wheelbase: 10.6″
* Width: 9.6″
* Length: 15.5″
* Also available as an EZ build kit

The AXXE comes in three colors, white (#30837T1B), red (#30837T3B), and black (#30837T2B), they have a street price of $149, and they should start hitting hobby shops in November. Hit up THIS LINK for more information on the AXXE over on the official Kyosho America website.

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Kyosho Ultima RB6 buggy readyset
For all you buggy fans Kyosho has announced that their popular RB6 10th scale buggy will soon be available as a Readyset. Readyset is Kyosho’s word for RTR, which means it will be a lot faster to hit the track than building a kit. Some of its features include-

* Comes with Orion Vortex R10 Sport ESC
* Powered by Orion NEON ONE 2700kv brushless motor
* 2 motor layout compatible, comes in rear motor confirguration
* Anodized aluminum chassis
* Big bore shocks
* Comes with pre-painted “Blade” high down-force body
* 100% compatible with kit version

Kyosho expects a December release date on the RB6 Readyset and it has a part number of #30858B.

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THE Kyosho Rage VE 4WD RTR Buggy Review

Kyosho Rage VE Buggy Review

The Kyosho Rage VE is one outrageous looking machine. Part moon buggy, part bash machine, the Kyosho Rage has sparked a lot of interest within the bashing community. Today we’ll be taking a look at the Kyosho Rage and really putting it through its paces. It is intended to be an introductory level hobby grade machine, is it a good buggy to get started in the hobby with? Does it break easily? How does it drive? Hit the “Read More” and lets find out…

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Serpent Spyder SRX-2 Buggy
The crew over at Serpent have been very busy expanding their product line-up. The newest Serpent is the Spyder SRX-2 RM 10th Scale 2wd Buggy. The Spyder SRX-2 RM is a dedicated rear motor configuration buggy that should be one of the best available if it follows the tradition of other Serpent product. Former 2wd Word Champ Billy Easton did the design, here are some of its features-

* Composite chassis
* Carbon battery plate and shocktowers
* Slipper clutch
* Hardcoated big-bore shocks
* Full bearings
* Serpent spring-steel tranny and suspension parts
* Cab forward body
* Optimal race geometry

The part number for the Serpent Spyder SRX-2 RM is #500001 and it should start hitting hobby shops in late September. Its brother car, a dedicated mid-motor machine that shares many parts with the RM, is expected out in late October.

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Yokomo B-MAX4 III
With each passing day we get a little closer to the indoor racing season here in the northern parts of America. One of the core classes during indoor season is 4wd 10th scale buggy, with them being the fastest class at many tracks.

Yokomo has recently announced their latest 4wd 10th scale buggy called the B-Max4 III. The B-Max4 III has many changes over previous models including-

* Aluminum chassis
* Composite side plates
* 12mm wheel hexes
* No top deck
* New gearbox and slipper clutch

The B-Max4 III is said to start hitting shelves at the end of October and you can get more information at THIS LINK.

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