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2016 ARRMA BLX Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing – 2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Did you know that the 2016 version of the ARRMA Typhon has received a number of updates? If not, now you do. The new Typhon comes with a new Tactic radio system, beefed up wing mount, updated wheels, and a number of other changes. The price point stays the same at $429 and they are shipping right now to a [...]

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arrma nero monster truck review

ARRMA Nero Monster Truck With Diff Brain Review

Without doubt, the most highly touted and anticipated car of 2016 is the ARRMA Nero monster truck. A series of teasers about its new “rc brain/smart diff” kept the rc world wondering just how radical the latest vehicle from ARRMA was going to be. Once announced, the Nero did not disappoint, it was pure radical from nose to tail. The [...]

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Team Redcat TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck

Team Redcat TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck

One of the newest trucks in the Team Redcat line-up at Redcat Racing is the TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck. So what’s the scoop on the BE6S? Well, it is essentially a highly upgraded version of the MT8E, a truck we reviewed last fall and really liked. The BE6S is an 8th scale MT that comes RTR, making it fast and [...]

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2016 Futaba O.S. Nitro Challenge

Coming In August, Futaba/O.S. Nitro Challenge

BigSquidRC is all about bashing, you very rarely see us promoting an actual “race” style event. However, the BSRC Bash Crew has attended the Futaba/O.S. Nitro Challenge since its inception. It is a HUGE 1/8th scale nitro race that attracts some of the best racers in the world. Plus, it is held at a track that we test at on [...]

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ARRMA Nero Unboxing

Unboxing The ARRMA Nero Monster Truck

The ARRMA Nero is about ready to take over the bashing world. The non-smart diff version is already shipping, while the uber edition with the remote lockable diffs will start hitting consumer hands any time now. Today we are posting up some unboxing photos so you can see exactly what it looks like to crack open the box on a [...]

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XRay XB8E 2016 Buggy Kit

2016 XRay XB8E Buggy Kit

Some consider the 8th scale brushless buggy class to be the epitome of rc racing. The buggies used in the class are incredibly fast, handle like they are on rails, and are usually quite durable. The latest entry into the class comes from XRay with the 2016 Edition of the XB8E. Like all things XRay, the 2016 XB8E is a [...]

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SWORKz S35-2E Buggy Kit

SWORKz S35-2E Electric Buggy Kit

Recently announced by SWORKz is the 1/8 Electric S35-2E Buggy Kit. The SWORKz crew took the S350 BE1 EVO, added some uber parts, then made multiple revisions to make the S35-2E their best electric 8th scaler to date. Some of the highlights of the S35-2E include- * New rear suspension * New Ackermann steering system * New center diff * Comes with various factory [...]

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HB D815 V2

HB D815 V2 Nitro Buggy Kit

Recently announced by HB Europe is the D815 V2 1/8 nitro race buggy kit. The version 2 of the D815 buggy comes with a slew of upgrades to help it handle better and perform better on the track. Perhaps the biggest news is that the V2 comes with two chassis plates- the regular and a 4mm longer version that savvy [...]

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XRay XB8 2016

2016 XRay XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit

During the summer time, 8th scale nitro racing rules the outdoor tracks. To compete in the outdoor wars, XRay has announced the updated 2016 version of the XB8 Buggy Kit. The XB8 uses high-end construction materials and was designed for elite track performance. The latest edition of the XB8 has a plethora of all new parts, some of them include- * [...]

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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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