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PROTOform R19 PRO-Lite Clear Body

PROTOform R19 Clear Body

Just announced by PROTOform is the R19 clear body. The R19 is designed to give your 1/8th scale nitro on-road car maximum performance around the track. * New air management contours * Designed for more steering and downforce * EFRA & ROAR approved * Available in .030 and .025 weights * Comes with decal sheet, overspray film, and window masks * Includes body stiffeners & [...]

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Pro-Line Positron 1/8 Buggy Tires

Pro-Line Positron 1:8 Buggy Tires

New for all you 1/8th scale buggy racers are Positron tires from Pro-Line. The Positrons for 1/8th buggy use a futuristic tread design to help give you more grip than your competition. Available in two different compounds, M4 and MC (clay), Positrons are a great tire for indoor or outdoor high grip tracks. * Maximum forward bite with great corner speed * [...]

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Team Associated RC8B3.1 Nitro Team Kit

Team Associated RC8B3.1 Nitro Team Kit

Coming in May from Team Associated is the RC8B3.1 Nitro Team Kit. Revisions galore are present on Associated’s latest nitro race machine, here is the scoop- * New H.T.C. High Torque Capacity differentials that hold more oil * All new 4 shoe clutch * 94mm CVA front and rear driveshafts * Hard anodized 7075-T6 aluminum chassis with optimized weight distribution * Updated a-arms * More ground [...]

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Team Associated RC8B3.1e Electric Team Kit

Team Associated RC8B3.1e Electric Team Kit

Yesterday Team Associated announced the nitro version, today we are posting the new electric RC8B3.1e. The B3.1e is Associated’s full scoot 1/8th brushless race buggy and it shares the upgrades and enhancements of the nitro B3.1. Here are some of its highlights- * Designed specifically for brushless power * Comes with new H.T.C. High Torque Capacity differentials * New 94mm CVA drive shafts [...]

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11th Annual Futaba and O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

11th Annual Futaba & O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

Coming up on July 27th to the 30th is the 11th Annual Futaba And O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge. This yearly event will once again be held at the legendary St. Louis Dirtbuners track and features 7 different nitro classes as well as an electric buggy class. The Futaba race brings in racers from all over the country and is bound [...]

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XRay 2017 RX8

2017 XRay RX8

Full details have been released on the 2017 model of XRay’s XB8 on-road race machine. The 17′ RX8 of course comes with numerous upgrades and changes to yield even more performance out on the track. Some of its highlights include- * All new chassis for better gear mesh adjustments * Chassis has machined openings for weights and stiffeners * Lowered 2 speed bulkheads * [...]

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SWORKz S35-3E

SWORKz S35-3E Electric Buggy Kit

For all you electric 1/8th buggy racers, SWORKz has announced the S35-3E. The S35-3E buggy is the latest electric 1/8th scaler from SWORKz and comes in kit form. Notable improvements on the 3E include the new rear suspension design and front Ackermann set-up of their latest nitro buggy, as well as a new center diff system. Here are some of [...]

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HB Racing Black Jack Tires

HB Racing Black Jack Tires

Just announced by HB Racing are Black Jack Tires. The Black Jacks are 1/8th scale buggy tires that fit on standard sized rims. They use medium sized tread blocks along with an asymmetrical design to find traction on loose dirt surfaces. Mounting the tires one way yields more bite while mounting them the opposite direction gives your buggy less edginess. [...]

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Kyosho Audi R8 LMS KE25

Kyosho Audi R8 LMS With KE25 Engine

Go for big power with Kyosho’s upcoming Inferno GT2 Race Spec Audi R8 LMS. The latest version of the Audi comes with a huge KE25 big block engine, making it a street machine that should really fly. In addition to the big nitro burner, the Audi comes with a realistic body and a KT-331P 2.4GHz radio system. * 2 speed [...]

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Pro-Line ElectroShot VTR 4.0

Pro-Line ElectroShot VTR 4.0″ Truggy Tires

The folks over at Pro-Line Racing have announced ElectroShot VTR 4.0″ truggy tires. ElectroShots are a combination of P-L’s Electron and HoleShot tires and are suitable for racing on high traction surfaces. This hybrid bar and pin tire offers outstanding grip while having good wear characteristics. The ElectroShots are priced at $32 and will be available in two different compounds, [...]

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Serpent Viper 977-e EVO2

Serpent Viper 977-e EVO2

1/8th scale on-road cars are some crazy fast beasts, they have insane power and can corner like they are on rails. The latest full-on competition 1/8th scale on-road car to hit the market is the Serpent Viper 977-e EVO2. The 977-e EVO2 has been highly refined to increase handling and to help durability. Here are some of its highlights. * 5mm [...]

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JQRacing BLACK Edition Nitro Buggy

JQRacing BLACK Edition 1/8 Nitro Buggy

Coming soon from Joseph Quagraine and the JQ Racing crew is the Black Edition 1/8th scale nitro buggy kit. Joseph is known for having a unique take on everything, such is the announcement for the BLACK Edition buggy with the word of the day being “optimized”. In the official PR, Joseph uses the word optimized for pretty much everything, including [...]

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Tekno BLOK 21aM .21 Nitro Engine

Two New Nitro Engines From Tekno RC

Power up your 1/8th scale nitro burner with a pair of new engines from Tekno RC. First up is the BLOK 21aM (#TKR1710) buggy engine with the second being the BLOK 21aP (#TKR1711) truggy engine. Both are high-end competition engines that are priced at $469 and will start shipping in March. Here are some of their features- * 3 needle carb * DLC [...]

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XRay 2017 XB8 Buggy

XRay 2017 XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit

For all you hardcore off-road racers that have been waiting, XRay has announced full details on the 2017 edition of the XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit. Of course the 2017 version comes with a bunch of upgrades, changes that were made to help improve durability and to reduce lap times. Here are some the highlights- * Larger volume differentials * Larger 2.5mm diff [...]

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SWORKz S35-3 Nitro Buggy

SWORKz S35-3 Nitro Buggy

The folks over at SWORKz have released pictures and details on their new S35-3 nitro buggy kit. The S35-3 is the latest 1/8th race machine from SWORKz and it sports a multitude of upgrades. * New a-arms with optional carbon fiber covers * New Ackermann steering system * Optimized suspension geometry * Pro version comes standard with team option parts * New T-7075 chassis allows [...]

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