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Serpent Cobra Truggy-e RTR

Serpent 1/8 Cobra Truggy-e RTR

While Serpent is best known for ultra-high-end racing cars, they are also expanding their RTR line-up. New from Serpent is the 1/8 Cobra Truggy-e. The Truggy-e RTR has full blown race geometry for great handling and is pre-assembled for the convenience of the average user. Here are some of its highlights- * Fully assembled with pre-painted body * Waterproof 6S 150 amp [...]

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Thunder Tiger Bushmaster ARR

Thunder Tiger Bushmaster ARR Buggy

New from Thunder Tiger is the ARR version of the Bushmaster. If you already have a heap of electronics laying around, the Almost-Ready-To-Run version of the Bushmaster can save you some serious cash. The ARR comes pre-built and with a servo, but it doesn’t include any other electronics. * Top flip body for easy maintenance * Realistic look * 16mm oil filled shocks * [...]

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HB Racing R8

Shipping Again Soon – HB Racing R8 On-Road Kit

For all you on-road racers, yesterday we received a press release from Hobbico for the HB Racing R8. The R8 was first officially announced back in 2014, now it sounds like it will be available and shipping here in the states next month from Hobbico. The official Tower Hobbies website has the R8 kit listed for $799 with an expected [...]

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OS Las Vegas Edition

O.S. Engines Las Vegas Edition Speed B2101

Did you know that O.S. Engines has won more IFMAR 1/8 World Championships than any other manufacturer? To help commemorates the 2016 IFMAR Worlds Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada this year, O.S. is releasing a limited edition Las Vegas Edition Speed B2101 nitro engine. The engine features a distinct stars and stripes livery on its head and was designed to [...]

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Review Duratrax 8th scale buggy tires

Duratrax 8th Scale Buggy Lockup & Bandito Tire Review

Some people want tires to win the IFMAR worlds. Others, mainly bashers, are just looking for an upgrade in traction at a reasonable price point. For all you 8th scale buggy bash fanatics out there, Duratrax recently added a couple of new sets of Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tires to their set list. We handed a new set of Lockup [...]

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HoBao Hyper VT

Teaser – HoBao Hyper VT 1/8 On-Road Car

It has been a while since HoBao has announce a new car, but now they are teasing the Hyper VT. What is the Hyper VT? It is an 1/8th scale nitro powered on-road car designed for GT racing. Of course many HoBao products are popular among the bashing crowd for making high speed runs, the same thing might very well [...]

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2016 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy

Updated 2016 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy

The ARRMA Talion has developed a great reputation with the bashing crowd. It is big, it is fast, and it loves big air. ARRMA has just announced the upgraded 2016 Version of the Talion. What’s the big news on the 2016 Talion? Well, it comes with an upgraded BLX 6S capable brushless power system, a stronger rear wing mount, new [...]

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2016 ARRMA Typhon Buggy Review

2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy Review

When first introduced last year, the ARRMA Typhon BLX 1/8 Buggy was a hit with the bashing crowd. It had a 6S capable power system, long travel suspension, and a high-tech look. Not one’s to rest on their laurels, ARRMA has upgraded the Typhon for 2016. The Typhon now comes with a Tactic radio system, new wheels, a new rear [...]

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Pro-Line Fugitive Lite Tires

Pro-Line Fugitive Lite Tires

Pro-Line has a long history of winning races. To take their 1/8 buggy game to yet another level, Pro-Line has announced a Lite version of the extremely popular Fugitive tire. The Fugitive Lites use smaller pins than its predecessor to make for a lighter overall tire. Lighter tires mean quicker acceleration and faster braking, helping to lower your lap times. [...]

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Mega Series ARRMA Raider XL

New ARRMA Raider XL 1/8 Mega Series Buggy

The Raider XL BLX has been extremely popular in its brushless form, soon it will be available in affordable Mega Series trim. The Raider XL Mega Series comes with a brushed power system, perfect for beginners or those on a budget. The Mega Series Raider XL is an 1/8 scale 2wd buggy with a 13 inch long wheelbase and a [...]

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RUDDOG RP690

RUDDOG RP690 1/8 Brushless Motors

European company Ruddog has announced their RP690 series of Brushless Motors. The 690 series are sensored motors designed for 1/8 scale racing that are both high performance and affordable. High quality materials from around the world were used to give the motors improved heat dissipation and to help overall performance. To suit different driving styles and track conditions three different [...]

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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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