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Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car

Losi 1/5 MINI WRC RTR 4WD Rally Car with AVC

Losi has announced a new version of the Mini WRC RTR 5th scaler that starts shipping in February. The latest version is a couple of hundred dollars less than the original and still features a big 29cc gasoline engine, a Spektrum 2.4GHz transmitter, and AVC stability control. The new version lacks the remote starting capability of the original, but should [...]

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2015 XRay XB8 Buggy

2015 XRay XB8 Nitro Buggy

While the 2015 Edition of the XRay XB8 isn’t all new, it does feature a slew of updates to make it easier to go fast and to increase its durability. An all new chassis is the big news, it has been designed to give the buggy more traction, while new 7075 aluminum shock towers are more durable and yield better [...]

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Axial Yeti Kit

Now a Kit – Axial Yeti Rock Racer

You asked for it, you begged for it, you demanded it, now Axial is offering the Yeti as a kit. With a plethora of aftermarket goodies now available for the Yeti, imagine building a brand new one from the ground up customized just for your needs. The kit Yeti also comes with high-zoot aluminum shocks for smooth action and consistent [...]

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SOAR Seiki 998 Nitro Buggy

SOAR Seiki 998 Nitro Buggy

For all you nitro burners, Graupner has released information on the new SOAR Seiki 998 nitro buggy. The 998 comes with a 3mm thick hard anodized 7075 aluminum chassis, 4mm thick shock towers, and easy access differentials. 3 aluminum clutch shoes are used to put the power to the ground, while lightweight spur and bevels gears are used to help [...]

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Associated ProSC 4x4 RTR

Team Associated ProSC 4×4 RTR

The crew over at Team Associated have announced the latest vehicle in their Qualifier Series line-up, the ProSC 4×4 RTR. Fully assembled and ready to rumble, the ProSC RTR comes with Reedy brushless power, a 4×4 drive train, a 2.4GHz radio system, and a “splash proof” ESC. Some of its other features include- * 16mm big bore shocks * Reedy 7-Cell 8.4V [...]

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INTECH Racing ER-14 Buggy

Intech Racing ER-14 1/10th 4WD Buggy

Shipping soon is the ER-14 1/10th scale 4wd buggy from Intech Racing. The ER-14 is loaded with carbon fiber goodness, big bore shocks, and even has a center diff. Like some of the other buggies on the market, it can run normal saddle packs or a single shorty LiPO. More details are coming soon on this one, until then you [...]

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2015 XRay XB4 Buggy

2015 XRay XB4 Buggy Kit

Often considered the “fastest” indoor off-road racing class, there is no shortage of competitive buggies in 1/10th scale 4wd. The latest to hit the market is the newly updated 2015 XRay XB4. The highlight of the new XB4 is its “2-n-1″ design that allows you to either run saddle packs or a single shorty LiPO battery. Some of the other [...]

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RC4WD Rockdragon Crawler

RC4WD 1/10 Rockdragon Limited Edition Crawler ARTR

Looking for a scale crawler but don’t have time to build a kit? RC4WD has announced their new Rockdragon. The Rockdragon comes 100% pre-built, just paint up the body, pop in a battery pack, and hit the trails. Some of the highlights of the Rockdragon include- * Comes with 540 brushed motor & Outcry ESC w/ BEC * XR3 Radio and Twister [...]

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Vattera K-5 Blazer Ascender Scale Truck Kit Review

Vaterra now makes a scale truck? We put it through its paces to see if it has what it takes to keep up with the competition! The new kit comes with all sorts of new ideas that really add to the realism of the truck. With options like a quick and easy way to change the wheel base, or loads [...]

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Kyosho Fazer VE Lancer Readyset

Kyosho Fazer VE Mitsubishi Lancer EVO Readyset

Coming to a hobby shop near you is the Kyosho Lancer EVO Readyset. On the outside it features a detail Mitsubishi Lancer EVO body, on the inside lurks a powerful Orion One 2400kV brushless system. The transmitter is a new KT-231 2.4GHz FHSS unit and it comes with an Orion 1800mAh NiMH battery to get you bashing as quickly as [...]

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Duratrax camaro nitro review

Product Spotlight – Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro RTR

One of the most important people around the BigSquidRC offices is our guy “Wrench Bill”. He fixes all the cars we bust up (he is VERY busy) and generally keeps everyone sane. Bill is also our resident nitro lover. No matter where we go Bill always brings a nitro (or 3) to bash with. There are a lot of people [...]

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Mugen MBX7R ECO Buggy

Mugen Seiki MBX7R ECO 1/8 Electric Buggy

The latest warrior to enter the battle for 8th scale buggy supremacy is the Mugen MBX7R ECO. The ECO is based on the MBX7R but offers refinements to improve its handling and durability. Big 16mm shocks improve stability, while a new chassis increases strength. New wing mounts, drive shafts, and front hub carriers are among other changes. The 7R [...]

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Team C Rally Car

Team C 1/8th Scale Brushless Rally Car

Rally cars have always been a great way of having fun on-road while still having enough suspension to do some lightweight off-road bashing. The latest rally car to hit the market comes from Team C. They have announced a new 8th Scale Brushless Rally Car for your bashing enjoyment. Some of its features include- * 2.4 GHz radio gear * 2300kV brushless [...]

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HPI Hot Bodies R8

HPI/Hot Bodies R8 4wd Nitro 1/8th On-Road Car

Hot Bodies has just announced their first ever 1/8th Scale 4WD Nitro On-Road Car called the R8. Built for serious speed and agility, the R8 should be able to carve up your local track or empty parking lot. The R8 comes in kit form with a 5mm thick 7075 aluminum chassis. A 2 speed tranny is used to put maximum power [...]

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Tower Hobbies Cutback Review

Review – Tower Hobbies Cutback 4WD Brushless…

THE Tower Hobbies Cutback SCT Review The Dallas Cowboys are “America’s Football Team”, just like Tower Hobbies could be considered “America’s Hobby Shop”. While Tower is certainly known more for being a mail order Goliath than being a truck manufacturer, they do have a new 4wd Short Course Truck on the market called the Cutback. How does it handle? Is it [...]

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