Oh Team Durango, you are such a tease! Only a few pictures of the new DEX408 have been released, all body-on shots, but we do know that it will be a purpose built electric buggy and not a converted nitro chassis. Check out the Team Durango Blog for a few more teaser shots!
Posts Tagged ‘1/8 scale’
Pro-Line just sent us a sneak peek of some 3.8″ Trencher tires that fit wheels with a Traxxas style bead. These things are massive, and scream durability! They should keep your truck pretty stable too, with 1/4″ tall “H” shaped treads and thickened sidewalls. They will be available as the tires alone, or mounted on 17mm hex Desperado [...]
HPI Racing have just announced the D8S, having taken a leaf out of the HotBodies book. It comes ready to run, but is packed with pro parts carried over from the HotBodies D8 on which it is based; Spiral cut gears, Big Bore shocks, sway bars and solid A-arms to mention but a few awesome features. The Nitro Star F3.5 engine is [...]
JConcepts have released an updated version of their Punisher body to accommodate for the slightly longer chassis of the RC8.2 FT. It features the sexy distinctive forward cab design which not only provides extra downforce, but keeps your engine cooler too! Check out the JConcepts website for full details!
New from HPI Racing is the RTR Vorza Flux with 2.4ghz radio. The Vorza Flux has a lot of us here already drooling. HPI is claiming speeds up to 73mph with the right gearing, and that’s nothing to laugh at. The Flux Blur ESC and Tork 2200 motor can handle 6S and that’s the sort [...]
The unique XTM Rail 1/8 scale buggy has made the jump from clean, quiet, pleasant brushless power to noisy, smelly, obnoxious nitro power. The new XTM Nitro Rail is a factory assembled RTR ride with a .28 size engine. Other features include full ball-bearings, dual vented disc brakes, sealed differentials, heavy duty drive train with [...]
Thunder Power is expanding their, still relatively new, line of brushless motors. The new Z3R-8 brushless motor line is made for 1/8 scale electric buggies and features all kinds of nice features. A machined aluminum can with cooling fins, 0-25° adjustable timing, fast-switching high-temp sensors, and a balanced high strength 4-pole rotor are just some [...]
Last week Pro-Line snuckily sneaked a sneak peak of their new ROAR 1/8 Buggy national championship winning tire, the Blockade. Well today they’ve provided the official info. Pro-Line says of this new tire that the large lug design offers great tread life while the balanced tread spacing gives excellent forward bite. The tire will be [...]
Viper is still a relatively new player in the R/C biz, but they’re moving fast to catch up to the offerings of other companies. Now they are putting out a new line of brushless motors appropriate for 1/8 scale electrics. The Viper VSE-B and VSE-T are sensored motors ready for buggies and truggies respectively. Both [...]
HPI Europe is showing off their new brushless electric version of the euro only Trophy 3.5. Just like the nitro version, this electric copy utilizes a 4mm 6061 aluminum chassis, aluminum shock towers, extra-long shocks, and more. Where the Trophy Buggy Flux differs is in the power system. The buggy is packing a 4s ready [...]
In Pro-Line‘s blog post talking about their recent success at the ROAR 1/8 nitro nationals they posted a pic of the yet to be released Blockade tire, which was part of the combo used by the winner, Ryan Cavalieri. There isn’t any info about price or availability, but a version for 1/8 scale buggies is [...]
So you’ve been bashing and thrashing monster trucks, short course, or 1/8 buggies and truggies, but you’ve grown tired of them and are looking for something different. Thunder Tiger may have what you’re looking for in their new 1/8 scale Go Kart, the KT8. It’s packed with a brushless system for high speeds, but is [...]
JConcepts has a new 1/8 scale truggy tire based on the Subculture tread, their multi-tiered design that a lot of people swear by. The interesting thing about this new tire isn’t the tread though, it’s the tire bead, or rather the lack of one. JConcepts has taken the bead and thrown it out the window, [...]