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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 [...]


Ofna X3 Sabre RTR

Ofna X3 Sabre RTR 8th Scale Nitro Buggy

Ofna is known for their affordable 8th scale nitro buggies and now they have announced their latest, the X3 Sabre. The X3 Sabre RTR is based off the X3 Sabre 2.0 Pro Kit and comes with a powerful Force .28 sized nitro engine. Other features include- * 16mm V2 shocks * 2.4GHz radio system * Weighs under 7.5 lbs * Front and rear sway [...]


Agama A8 Hobby Pro Edition

Agama A8 Hobby Pro Edition

The crew over at Hobby Pro USA would like to announce their own edition of the Agama A8 nitro buggy. The Hobby Pro edition of this 4wd nitro powered beast comes with new geometry carbon fiber shock towers and dual height CNC machined rear hubs, making it even better for tracks here in the states. Street price for the Hobby [...]


Vaterra Glamis Fear 1/8th RTR Buggy Review

Review – Vaterra Glamis Fear 1/8th RTR Buggy

THE Vaterra Glamis Fear 1/8th RTR Buggy ReviewWhen we reviewed the Vaterra Glamis Uno a few months ago we were quite impressed. Vaterra is after all a new company and you would think they would have some teething pain. We found very few problems with the Uno. Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the Uno’s brother, the new [...]


Kyosho Inferno NEO2.0 Buggy

Kyosho Inferno NEO2.0 Yellow Type-1 & Green Type-2

A core vehicle you will find at most any bash spot are 8th scale buggies. Kyosho has been one of the top names in 8th scale for as long as I can remember, and now they’ve announced their latest nitro buggy readyset, the Inferno NEO2.0. The NEO2.0 comes with several updates to make it one of the nicer RTR nitro [...]


Team Losi Racing TLR 8IGHT-E 3.0 Electric Buggy Race Kit

Team Losi Racing TLR 8IGHT-E 3.0 Electric Buggy Race Ki…

Losi has given some big updates to their 8IGHT-E race machine, now introducing their 3.0 version. Some highlights of the updates include- * Updated chassis layout * Servo and speed controller mounted towards front, battery and motor towards rear * New center dog bones and outdrives * New shock towers, hubs, and suspension mounts * New droop screw system * New wing and body * New wheels The [...]


Duratrax 835E Buggy Review

Review – Duratrax 835E 1/8th RTR Buggy

THE Duratrax 835E 1/8th RTR Buggy ReviewWe received a Duratrax 835E for review a few weeks ago and everyplace we went people seemed interested in it. That seemed a bit odd to us, I mean most people have seen/driven an 8th scale buggy before. However, the 835E is different, it’s a RTR brushless buggy that comes in at a fairly [...]


XRay XB9E Electric 8th Buggy

XRay XB9E Electric 8th Scale Buggy

When XRay announced their new XB9 Nitro Buggy a few months ago you knew the electric version wouldn’t be far behind. Today XRay has announced the XB9E 8th scale electric buggy kit. It’s based off the nitro version but comes with a few updates to make sure it’s at the very front of the technology pack. Some of the features [...]


Duratrax Lineup Buggy Tires

Review - Duratrax Lineup C2 Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy…

THE Duratrax Lineup C2 Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tire ReviewIf you’ve run 8th scale buggy for very long, then you already know how tire costs can eat at your wallet. Duratrax has an extensive line of affordable shoes for your 8th scale buggy, today we’ll be taking a closer look at their Lineup buggy pre-mounts in C2 compound. Are they [...]