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Thunder Tiger 1/14 KAISER XS

Thunder Tiger 1/14 KAISER XS

Have you noticed that small scale off-road trucks are starting to gain momentum? Thunder Tiger sure has and have just announced the 1/14th Scale KAISER XS. The KAISER XS is a rig that can come in handy in smaller areas while also being easy on the wallet. What is the scoop on the KAISER XS? * Realistic design with hightly detailed [...]

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Tamiya XB Mercedes-Benz G 320 Cabrio

Tamiya XB Mercedes-Benz G 320 Cabrio

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Expert Built edition of the Mercedes-Benz G 320 Cabrio. The Mercedes comes with a nicely detailed body and is RTR right out of the box, making it that much easier to get your bash-on. Some of the highlights on the Tamiya include- * Pre-painted polycarbonate body in silver and matte black * 4wd shaft-driven MF-01X chassis * [...]

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Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck

Losi 1/10 Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck

Whoa, what’s this from Losi? A solid rear axle scale desert truck? Yes indeed, Losi has just announced the 1/10 Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck w/ AVC. The Baja Rey will be bringing some serious scale appearance and performance to a bash spot near you. What’s the scoop on the Baja Rey? * Solid rear axle with 4-link suspension * Baja inspired, [...]

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2016 XRay XB8

XRay 2016 XB8 Nitro On-Road Car

Some of the fastest, craziest, racing in the rc world is found in 1/8th scale on-road. 4wd 8th scalers are insanely fast, plus they can handle like they are on rails. Designed to win at any level of racing, the new 2016 XB8 from XRay is a great example of a high-end 8th scale nitro on-roader. Some of the updates [...]

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Schumacher Mi6 Touring Car

Schumacher Mi6 Touring Car

While touring car might not be the hottest class at your local track right now, it still holds a lot of prestige at big events. The latest high-end touring car to be announced is the Schumacher Mi6. The Mi6 was designed to continue Schumacher’s tradition of winning with sound design and high grade construction materials. The scoop on the Mi6 [...]

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Tamiya 99 Subaru Impreza

Tamiya Subaru ’99 Impreza Monte-Carlo

For all you Subaru fans, just announced by Tamiya is the ’99 Impreza Monte-Carlo. The Impreza comes on Tamiya’s easy to build and fun to drive TT-02 4wd kit chassis. Some of its features include- * Plastic friction shocks * Rally block tires * Realistic polycarbonate body * TBLE-02S ESC and 540 brushed torque tuned motor * Plastic bushings * Plastic molded wing parts and side [...]

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Kyosho Optima Buggy Review

Kyosho Vintage Series Optima Buggy Review

For the past few years, vintage cars have been making a big comeback. Perhaps one of the most beloved buggies from the 1980s was the Kyosho Optima. It was known for being a fierce competitor on the track, as well as being the very first 4wd race buggy for a whole lot of drivers. A few months ago Kyosho decided [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes-Benz G 320 Cabrio

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz G 320 Cabrio MF-01X

Just announced by Tamiya is the Mercedes Benz G 320 Cabrio MF-01X. The G 320 uses the MF-01X 4wd chassis in the long wheelbase configuration and is easy to build. To keep the price down, friction shocks and plastic bushings come standard, but the kit does include a Tamiya TBLE-02S ESC and brushed motor. A highly detailed polycarbonate body gives [...]

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Tamiya Plasma Edge II TT-02B Buggy

Tamiya Plasma Edge II TT-02B Buggy

Just announced by Tamiya is an updated version of the classic Plasma Edge buggy. The Plasma Edge II Kit comes with a tweaked body design and new stickers. It retains the easy to build 4wd TT-02B chassis, CVA shocks, and buggy style bumpers. * Motor cooling ducts * Receiver case * TBLE-02S ESC and 540 brushed motor * Plastic bushings * Bathtub style frame * 4-wheel [...]

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Tamiya RTR Mercedes-Benz CC01 Unimog 425

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz CC01 Unimog 425 RTR

Coming soon from Tamiya is the RTR version of the Mercedes-Benz Unimog 425. The Unimog is world famous for its off-road capabilities, soon the RTR version from Tamiya will make it easier than ever to hit the trails. Its 4wd CC01 Tamiya chassis makes it easy to drive, while a highly detailed polycarbonate body gives it a scale look. * Finespec [...]

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Kyosho Optima Unboxing

Unboxing The Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

While most boxes that we receive for review at the BigSquidRC offices are pretty cool, the one with all the Kyosho tape really perked up the Bash Crew. You see, a whole lot of us around the office have been watering at the mouth to get our hands on the re-release of the Optima 4WD Buggy Kit. Needless to say, [...]

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XRay NT1 2016

2016 XRay NT1 Nitro On-Road Kit

One way of fulfilling your need for speed is to get a smoking fast on-road car. Nitro 4wd tenth scalers are extremely quick around a track, or a cul-de-sac. The latest to hit the market is the 2016 edition of the XRay NT1. The NT1 has long been one of the most elite cars in its class, the list of [...]

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Losi Ten-MT Monster Truck

Losi TEN-MT 4WD Monster Truck With AVC

Big news for all you hardcore bashers out there, Losi has formally announced the Ten-MT Monster Truck!. Based on the legendary 1/10th scale Losi Ten platform, the MT version brings even more fun to the plate with its large monster truck style tires, big brushless power, and AVC stability control system. * 50+ mph speeds * Shaft driven 4wd * 3S ready power [...]

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Serpent Cobra GT 3.0

2 New Cobra GT 3.0 Cars From Serpent

Got an 8th scale on-road itch that you just can’t scratch? Maybe the new cars from Serpent can give you some relief. Serpent has announced a pair of newly updated Cobra GT 3.0 4wd 1.8th scale on-road cars. The 3.0 GTE (#600048) is the electric powered version, while 3.0 GT GP (#600047) is propelled by nitro power. What’s the scoop [...]

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Serpent Aluminum Chassis Spyder SRX4

Serpent Aluminum Chassis Spyder SRX4

Just announced by Serpent is the Aluminum Chassis version of their Spyder SRX4. Previously the SRX4 came with a carbon fiber chassis, the new version comes with a stiffer 7075 T-6 version for higher bite surfaces. If your local track is high bite clay, blue groove dirt, carpet, or turf, the aluminum version will be the weapon of choice. * Belt [...]

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