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ARRMA Nero 1/8 Monster Truck

ARRMA Nero BLX 1/8 Brushless 4WD Monster Truck

Looks like ARRMA is at it again with a new 1/8 vehicle! This beast is the ARRMA Nero BLX Monster Truck. ARRMA and Hobbico have been teasing their RCBrain site, and this vehicle looks like it will be the first to have the RCBrain Differentials. These new diffs allow you to choose the type of mode you want them in [...]

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Serpent Cobra 1/8 Race Roller

Serpent Announces Two New 1/8 On-Road Cars

New from the crew at Serpent is the electric powered Cobra GT Raceroller and the nitro powered Cobra GT Cup-Version. Both are pre-assembled race rollers that require electronics before hitting the track, but were made to be affordable, entry level cars into the class. Both versions are highly upgrade-able and come with Dragon-RC on-road tires. The Cobra GT Raceroller requires radio [...]

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Kyosho INFERNO NEO ST Race Spec 2.0 KT-331P

Kyosho INFERNO NEO ST Race Spec 2.0 With KT-331P Radio

For you guys that love the smell of nitro in the morning, Kyosho has recently announced the Inferno Neo ST 2.0 w/ KT-331P Radio. Kyosho’s latest readyset truggy comes fully assembled and sports one of the nicest RTR radios that you will find, the KT-331P. The radio is of course a 2.4GHz unit, but also sports a nice little LCD [...]

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2016 XRay XB8

XRay 2016 XB8 Nitro On-Road Car

Some of the fastest, craziest, racing in the rc world is found in 1/8th scale on-road. 4wd 8th scalers are insanely fast, plus they can handle like they are on rails. Designed to win at any level of racing, the new 2016 XB8 from XRay is a great example of a high-end 8th scale nitro on-roader. Some of the updates [...]

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Pro-Line Enforcer Body Associated RC8T3

Pro-Line Enforcer Body For The Associated RC8T3

Need a new lid for your Team Associated RC8T3? If so, Pro-Line has just announced an Enforcer for you. The Enforcer body for the RC8T3 was designed for enhanced high-speed stability along with more steering thanks to its steeply raked front hood. Paint-then-peel overspray film included, as are window masks and an extensive sticker sheet. For pricing, the Enforcer hits [...]

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2016 ARRMA Typhon 6S BLX Buggy

Updated 2016 ARRMA Typhon 6S BLX Buggy

Newly updated, and coming to a hobby shop near you in June, is the 2016 version of the ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy. The last Typhon gained quite a reputation as a great handling do-it-all bash machine, here is what’s new on the latest version- * Reliable Tactic TTX300 radio gear * More durable rear wing mount * All new wheels * Updated 6S ready [...]

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Serpent RTR Monster Truck

Teaser – Serpent RTR E-Monster Truck

A couple of years ago at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, Serpent had teased a 1/8th scale monster truck. That particular truck never materialized, but this week at the Beijing Hobby Show they teased another. This one is a 1/8th scale MT called the E-Monster Truck and is expected to be released as a RTR. This would be pretty huge news [...]

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O.S. Gold Edition 21

O.S. Speed 21 XZ-B Spec II Gold Edition Nitro Engine

Who said nitro was dead? In fact, we saw more nitro burners at our bash last weekend than we’ve seen in recent years. The 8th scale nitro racing community is also having solid turnouts, thus the need for 8th scale race engines like the one recently announced by O.S. Engines. The crew at O.S. have released information on a Gold [...]

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Serpent Cobra SRX8 Buggy

Serpent Cobra SRX8 1/8 Nitro Buggy

While Serpent sure did some teasing with the new SRX8 1/8th Nitro Buggy, they have now released full details. Just in time for nitro buggy season, the SRX8, designed in part by Billy Easton, is ready to dominate at your local track. What is the scoop? * New larger gear diff cases that hold more oil * Diffs have built in pressure [...]

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PROTOform Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Clear Body

PROTOform Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Clear Body

Hot and new from the good folks over at PROTOform is a Chevrolet Corvette C7.R Clear Body. This version of the Vette was designed to fit 360mm long wheelbase 1/8 scale on-road cars like the Kyosho Inferno GT2. Of course the PROTOform Corvette has loads of detailing to help your car look just like the full scale version and comes [...]

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Associated RC8.2e RTR LiPo Combo

Associated RC8.2e RTR LiPo Combo

Just announced from the crew at Team Associated is the RC8.2e RTR LiPo Combo. The RC8.2e RTR was already a solid buggy for the bashing crowd, now it gets even better with the inclusion of a Reedy 4S 4000mAh LiPo and Reedy battery charger. The LiPo combo is street priced at $599, it has a part number of #80908C, and they [...]

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Updated 2016 ARRMA Kraton

Updated 2016 ARRMA Kraton

One of our all time favorite bash trucks around the offices of BigSquidRC is the ARRMA Kraton. It is crazy fast, jumps like a rockstar, and can take a beating with the best of them. For 2016 the Kraton has received some upgrades to make it better than ever. What’s the scoop on the new Kraton? * New Tactic TTX300 radio [...]

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Associated Rival LiPo Combo

Associated Rival Monster Truck LiPo Combo

The Team Associated Rival Monster Truck has been out for several years now, but Associated has just announced that they are releasing it as a LiPo Combo. This means you get the same old great truck, but now it comes with a pair of Reedy LiPo Batteries and a Charger. This makes it easier than ever to get up and [...]

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Serpent Cobra GT 3.0

2 New Cobra GT 3.0 Cars From Serpent

Got an 8th scale on-road itch that you just can’t scratch? Maybe the new cars from Serpent can give you some relief. Serpent has announced a pair of newly updated Cobra GT 3.0 4wd 1.8th scale on-road cars. The 3.0 GTE (#600048) is the electric powered version, while 3.0 GT GP (#600047) is propelled by nitro power. What’s the scoop [...]

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Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

Full Details – Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

Kyosho did a bit of teasing with their new Inferno MP9 TKI4 1/8th scale nitro buggy, but now full details have been announced. Like previous versions, the TKI4 is sure to be a premium contender at racetracks across the world this summer. So, what are some of the changes? * 1.5mm X 5 hole shock pistons * Larger receiver box opening * Improved [...]

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