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TLR Electric Clutch System

TLR Electric Clutch System

Why would you want a nitro style clutch on your electric buggy or truggy? Well, a nitro style clutch set-up smooths out power delivery on bumpy tracks, making your vehicle easier to drive. Also, for hardcore nitro drivers it feels a bit more like what they are used to driving . With that said, TLR has just announced a new [...]


Video MX Bike Vs RC Car

Video – FMX Star Vs RC World Champ On The Track

Above is quite an interesting video. One, it shows what a dirtbike looks like when attempting to get around an rc track. Two, it shows the relatively speed between a motocross and an 8th scale nitro buggy. And three, it shows how much fun everyone had doing something a little different. For you non-moto fans, the guy on the bike is [...]


Team Associated RC8B3 Buggy

Team Associated RC8B3 Team Kit Nitro Buggy

The crew at Team Associated has announced their new RC8B3 8th scale nitro buggy. The RC8B3 is touted to be an all new replacement to the old RC8, something that AE racers have long been waiting for. Full details can be seen at This Link at the official Team Associated website with a list of needed parts to complete the [...]


Serpent Cobra 811 Buggy 2.2

Serpent Cobra 811 2.2 8th Scale Nitro Buggy Kit

New from Serpent is the Cobra 811 2.2 nitro buggy. While not an all new design, it does feature a number of upgrades to make it the best nitro buggy yet from Serpent. The upgrades for the 2.2 buggy include- * V2 rear uprights * V2 wheel axles * 98mm driveshafts * Wheel-axle boots * 2.3mm front anti-roll bar The 811 2.2 has a part number [...]


Serpent Cobra B-e 2.1 Buggy

Serpent Cobra B-e 2.1 Electric 1/8th Buggy

The competition is heating up in the brushless 8th scale buggy class just in time for summer. The Durango DEX8 is making big waves and now Serpent has announced their latest entry into the class, the Cobra B-e 2.1. The B-e 2.1 is a revision of their previous buggy, but being a Serpent, it is sure to keep up their [...]


Team Durango DEX8 Video

Video – Team Durango DEX8 Buggy

The folks at Hobbico have put together a short video showcasing some of the features of the all new Team Durango DEX8 8th scale buggy kit. As you’ve seen in recent days here on BigSquidRC in our unboxing and build posts, the DEX8 has a bunch of new features like pillow ball front suspension, an innovative gear mesh system, and [...]


Team Durango DEX8 Unboxing

Hot Unboxing - Team Durango DEX8 Electric 8th Scale Bug…

Team Durango made huge news recently when they introduced a new line-up of 8th scalers and a 4wd short course truck. We’ve been lucky enough to lay our hands on the brand new DEX8, Durango’s all new Electric 8th Scale Buggy. The DEX8 has an innovative gear mesh system, an adjustable rear wing with Gurney Flap, as well as a [...]


Tekno EB48SL

Tekno RC EB48SL 1/8th Super Light Buggy Kit

New from Tekno RC is the EB48SL Super Light Buggy Kit. Why would someone want a “super light” buggy? For a couple of good reasons- to be able to use more affordable 2S 550 power systems, and for more agility on tight tracks. The EB48SL was also designed to be easy to drive fast with great traction and corner speed. * [...]


ARRMA Typhon BLX Review

ARRMA Typhon BLX 1/8 Buggy Mini-Review

With the 10th scale ARRMA RC vehicles becoming legendary among the basher crowd, ARRMA decided to take it up a notch and start producing 8th scalers. We’ve been bash/crash/thrash testing the Typhon BLX 8th Scale Buggy for weeks to see if it lived up to the ARRMA reputation for speed, durability, and handling. How does the Typhon stack up? Is [...]


Team Durango DESC10

More Details – Team Durango DEX8, DEX8T, DNX8 & DESC10

Team Durango is gearing up to go big in 2015. They have been teasing several new models for weeks, now they have released full specifications. All their new releases feature pillow ball front suspension as well as a unique sliding center diff to set gear mesh. Their suspension has been refined for better handling and they have been designed to [...]


Pro-Line Come Drive With Us Video

Video – Come Drive With Us, The 2014 IFMAR Worlds

If you really want to get your rc blood pumping, the latest video from 5150 Productions and Pro-Line will do it. The Come Drive With Us video featuring the IFMAR 8th Scale Worlds has some pretty incredible action footage along with loads of interviews. From the opening ceremonies to the newly crowned world champ spraying champagne after the win, the [...]


Serpent Cobra 2.1 Buggy

Serpent Cobra Buggy 2.1 Kit

The latest and greatest from Serpent is their 8th scale Cobra Buggy 2.1 kit. The 2.1 uses modest updates to make it better than ever down at your local track or bash spot. The changes on the 2.1 model include- * 4mm longer chassis * Longer aluminum rear brace * Longer rear center shaft * Hard coated shock caps * Aluminum 14 degree caster blocks [...]


ARRMA Kraton

ARRMA 6S Speed Class Kraton Monster Truck and Typhon Bu…

A whole lot of people have been waiting for ARRMA to put out some 4 wheel drive vehicles, well here they are, the 8th scale Kraton Monster Truck and Typhon Buggy. These two vehicles represent the first in ARRMA’s Speed Class line-up, and should be gnarly beasts at your local bash spot. They are still a ways out, but this [...]


Ofna Hyper Cage Buggy

Ofna Hyper Cage Nitro Buggy

Getting burnt out on the electric scene and looking for a fun nitro buggy to bash with? If so, check out the new Hyper Cage Buggy from Ofna. The Hyper Cage buggy uses a big .28 nitro engine for power and keeps it real with a simple cage look. Some of its features and specifications include- * C-hub suspension * 17mm big [...]


Durango DEX408 V2 Unboxing

Unboxing – Team Durango DEX408 V2 Buggy Kit

8th scale buggies are common on the bashing scene, they are fast and they are tough, a perfect combo for serious bashing. The latest 8th scale buggy from Team Durango is the DEX408 V2. The Version 2 is updated to not only make the big Durango faster, but also even tougher. The V2 comes as a kit, which many people [...]