If you are anything like us, you grew up building Revell models. Now, Hobbico has announced that the famed Revell brand has a new line-up of entry level 1/18th scale vehicles called Dromida.
Dromida is a hobby grade entry level line that makes it easy and affordable for new hobbyists to get their feet wet in rc. They are affordable because they are all priced at $99, and they make it easy to get going because they came RTR with everything you need right in the box. Some of their other features include-
* 2.4 GHz radio systems with dual rate
* 370 sized brushed motors
* Speeds up to 20+ mph
* Easy to drive 4wd
* Option parts will be available
* Ball bearings
* Gear diffs
* Aluminum motor mount
* Big bore oil shocks
* 6 cell 1300mAh NiMH included
The part numbers are- #DIDC0041 for the SC4.18 short course truck, #DIDC0042 for the MT4.18 mini-monster and #DIDC0043 for the BX4.18 buggy. All are priced at just $99 and should be hitting hobby shops in late October. Hit up This Link to tour the new Dromida website for lots more information.
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Dromida BX4.18 Buggy Gallery
Dromida MT4.18 Monster Gallery
Dromida SC4.18 Short Course Gallery
The original HPI Micro RS4 was the car that set off the whole “18th scale/micro/mini” scene a decade ago and now it’s back! At the German Toy Fair HPI showed the latest version of the Micro RS4, the JTP Falken Tire Mustang edition. More details coming on this one soon, until then have a look at the HPI Racing Website, or hit THIS link for more HPI news right here on BigSquidRC.
HPI Micro RS4 JTP Falken Tire Mustang Gallery
Winter brings on the indoor carpet racing season, and with that more people start driving their 18th scale on road cars. SpeedMerchant has a fresh new body for your 18th scale pan car called the OR-18. The OR-18 looks much like a shrunk down 12th scale body, featuring a dorsal fin to aid in straight line tracking, and more rear down force for higher corner speeds. The body has a street price of $20 and they are available right now. For more information, hit up the official SpeedMerchant Website.
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Today we’ve received the latest news from the good folks over at Brown Engineering. They have just announced their Rhino, a complete 18th scale pan car kit. This kit comes complete and does not require parts from another car to complete it, and being an 18th scale pan car, it’s bound to be insanely fast. Some of its features and specs include-
* 18th scale 2wd pan car
* Carbon chassis
* All new front end with 6 degrees caster and 2 degrees of adjustable camber
* Includes micro center shock, damping tubes and flex plates
* Part #P200BK
Price is listed at $170 and you can get more information by visiting Brown Engineering’s Official Website.
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