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HB Racing RGT8-E

HB Racing RGT8-E On-Road Kit

Being teased right now by HB Racing is the RGT8-E. The RGT8-E is an 1/8th scale on-road kit designed for racing at even the highest levels of competition. The new car is based on HB’s successful RGT8 nitro car, but uses a number of changes to put down serious brushless power. More details are specifications will be released soon, until then [...]

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Kyosho Inferno MP9e EVO

Kyosho Inferno MP9e EVO

Just announced by Kyosho is the Inferno MP9e EVO. The EVO is a high-end race kit capable of winning at any level and sports a number of revisions over the previous edition. The EVO is still in the teasing stages as very few details have been released, but here are a few of the changes- * New chassis with more forward [...]

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TLR 8IGHT-X Nitro Buggy

TLR 8IGHT-X 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy

Ready to dominate tracks later this season is the all new TLR 8IGHT-X. The EIGHT-X sports the very latest in race technology to put you on the top step of the podium. * All new wider chassis * Beefy drivetrain * Completely revamped suspension package * Faster, more nimble, and easier to drive * New arms with stiffener plates * Larger diff pinion gear bearing * Large [...]

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TLR EIGHT X Nitro Buggy

Teaser – New TLR 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy

Now being teased by TLR is a new 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy. As you can see from the teaser image above, the letter “X” has been prominently displayed, and the date of 6-14 is also being teased. A couple of weeks ago at Horizon’s RC Fest, TLR’s Dakotah Phend was spotted racing an all new prototype buggy, we can’t wait [...]

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Mugen MRX6R

Mugen Seiki Racing MRX6R On-Road Kit

Have you seen 1/8th on-road cars race in person? Fast hand, they go so fast, and can corner with such speed, that it is difficult to watch them fly around the track! To go even faster than before, Mugen has announced the MRX6R. The 6R comes in kit form and is an extremely high-end race machine. * Designed for greater durable, [...]

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Mugen MBX8 Eco Buggy

Mugen 1/8 MBX8 Eco Buggy

Are you ready to race 8th scale this summer? If you are still looking for a buggy, have a look at the new Mugen MXB8 Eco. The Eco version of the MBX8 is the electric version with the Eco sharing the latest updates from its nitro powered sibling. * Designed for increased durability, acceleration, and run-time * New high traction differentials * New [...]

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Kyosho Inferno Neo 3.0 Buggy

Kyosho 1/8 Inferno Neo 3.0 Buggy

Just days after announcing new ownership, Kyosho is starting to roll out new cars. The first up is the Inferno Neo 3.0 Buggy. The Neo 3.0 is aimed at bashers as it comes in readyset (pre-built) form, but is designed for high-end performance. * User friendly KE21P Nitro engine * Big bore shocks * KC Cross off-road tires * Competition level chassis * Pre-built, just [...]

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Pro-Line Slide Lock Buggy Tires

Pro-Line Slide Lock Buggy Tires

Get serious traction with the new Slide Lock 1/8th buggy tires from Pro-Line. The Slide Locks were designed to give your buggy more grip on smooth, low traction surfaces. Small, tightly packed pins are used to give you more traction when very little is available. Here are some highlights- * All new design * Tightly packed small pins with deep siping * Design [...]

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JConcepts Stalkers 8th Buggy Tires

JConcepts Stalkers 1/8th Buggy Tires

Coming to a hobby shop near you are Stalkers 1/8th buggy tires from JConcepts. The Stalkers are a high performance tire made for the grueling demands of long nitro buggy mains. A stacked row configuration of pins give you the performance, consistency, and longevity needed for hardcore racing. * Available in 5 different rubber compounds * Stacked tread for consistent wear * 83mm [...]

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DHK Hobby Maximus Review

DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of other trucks from DHK, we finally got a shot at one of their 8th scalers. A few weeks ago we started testing the 1/8th RTR DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck to see how it stacks up to its competition. The Maximus sports quite the affordable price point, we wanted to see if the truck was [...]

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HB Racing E817 V2 Buggy Kit

HB Racing E817 V2 Buggy

New in the 1/8th buggy category is the HB Racing E817 V2. The version 2 of the E817 builds on the original, with the latest buggy sporting a number of improvements for increased handling and durability. Here is a list of some of the upgrades on the V2- * New universal driveshafts * Narrow rear shock tower * New JConcepts Silencer series [...]

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SWORKz Zeus Monster Truck

SWORKz Updates The Zeus Monster Truck

The folks over at SWORKz have announced that they have updated their Zeus monster truck. The Zeus is a beast coming in at 1/8th scale, now it comes with a different gear ratio for improved performance. Here are some of its other highlights- * Hard coated T6 aluminum chassis * T6 aluminum shock towers * Metal CVD style driveshafts * Sealed a-arms * Double protection [...]

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HPI WR8 Ken Block Stars And Stripes

Stars And Stripes Livery For The HPI WR8 Ken Block Ford Fies…

The HPI Racing WR8 platform has been bringing crazy rally car action to bashers for a number of years. It can go fast, it can bash hard, all the while looking top-shelf. Soon the WR8 Ken Block Ford Fiesta ST rally car is receiving a livery update. The new Stars and Stipes paint scheme will be available on both the [...]

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Redcat Landslide XTE Review

Redcat Racing Landslide XTE Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of higher-end Team Redcat trucks, we discovered that Recat isn’t messing around. Their 1/8 monster truck and 1/10 Team Redcat SCT were both solid trucks, clearly capable of running with the best in their classes. Recently, we started driving the Redcat Landslide XTE monster truck. The Landslide is part of Redcat’s normal line-up of bash vehicles, [...]

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Shepherd Velox E8 4S

Shepherd Velox E8 4S

Just announced by Shepherd is the Velox E8 4S. The latest Velox was designed to compete in the new EFRA 1/8 electric on-road class, or it should make a great base platform for a speed run car. Here are some of its features and specifications- * Updated chassis holds 2 LiPos in rear/center position * Carbon fiber motor fan mount * New motor [...]

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