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2018 XRay XB8E

2018 XRay XB8E Buggy Kit

With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start building a new 1/8th buggy for racing this summer. On the higher-end side of things, XRay has just announced the 2018 version of their XB8E 1/8th electric buggy. The XB8E is a kit that has received numerous updates over the ’17, here are some of its highlights- * New [...]

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HB Racing D817 V2 Buggy

HB Racing D817 V2 Nitro Buggy Kit

Featuring a world championship pedigree, the D817 V2 nitro buggy from HB Racing should be a top contender in the 2018 nitro wars. The V2 of the D817 comes with various revisions and updates to improve durability, as well as handling. Here are some of its new updates- * New 7075 aluminum chassis * Stronger 17.5° aluminum caster blocks * JConcepts body * New [...]

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Yokomo YZ-2 DTM World Championship Edition Kit

Yokomo YZ-2 DTM World Championship Edition Kit

Just announced by the crew at Yokomo is the YZ-2 DTM World Championship Edition Kit. The latest YZ-2 is capitalizing on their recent world championship win with Ryan Maifield by giving racers a slew of option parts right in the box. Here are some of the upgrades that are included with the WC edition- * New gullwing front arms * Graphite [...]

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Team Associated RC28 Buggy

Team Associated RC28 RTR Buggy

Expected to start shipping early in 2018 is the Team Associated RC28 RTR Buggy. The ultra-tiny 1/28th scale RC28 can be run just about anywhere, from table top to man cave. Here are some of its features- * 1/28th scale original RC10 replica body * Everything needed to run comes inside the box * Proportional servo * Integrated receiver/ESC unit The RC28 has a part [...]

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Inversion Front Tires

New Inversion 2.2″ Front Buggy Tires From Pro-Line

Pro-Line’s Inversion tires are well known for giving insane grip levels on high-bite indoor tracks. Recently, Pro-Line announced new Inversion front tires for 1/10 2wd and 4wd buggies. Both will be available in M4 or MC compounds which is perfect for most indoor tracks this winter. 2.2″ Front 4WD #8269-03 M4 (Super Soft) #8269-17 MC (Clay) 2.2″ Front 2WD #8268-03 M4 (Super Soft) #8268-17 MC [...]

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Team Magic Orange B8ER Buggy

Team Magic B8ER 6S RTR Buggy

Coming soon from the folks at Team Magic is the 6S capable B8ER RTR buggy. The B8ER is an 8th scale brushless powered machine that is targeted right at the bashing crowd. What kind of features does it have? Take a look- * Maximum speed of 110 kmh * Waterproof electronics * 150 amp 6S ESC * 2250kV brushless motor * 16kg torque steering servo * [...]

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XRay 2018 XB8

2018 XRay XB8 Nitro Buggy

The crew over at XRay have really been making a push lately, their latest new car announcement is the 2018 version of the XB8. The ’18 XB8 is ready for the nitro off-road wars coming up in the spring, here are some of its upgrades over the previous model- * New chassis designed with more space between wheels & side guards * [...]

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Mugen MBX8 Nitro Buggy

Mugen MBX8 Nitro Buggy

It isn’t that often when Mugen introduces a new buggy, so the MBX8 is pretty big news in the 1/8th racing scene. Mugen states that the new MBX8 was designed to be more lightweight, for increased durability, better acceleration, and longer run-times. Here is the breakdown on some of its new gear- * New chassis for improved handling * High Traction Differentials [...]

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SWORKz APOLLO 1/8 Sport Brushless RTR Buggy

SWORKz APOLLO 1/8 Brushless RTR Buggy

New from SWORKz is the Apollo 1/8 Brushless RTR Buggy. The Apollo is based off the SWORKz S35-2E and comes fully pre-built and loaded with electronics. Here are its highlights- * 7075 aluminum shock towers and chassis * Big bore Pro 2.0 shocks with 4mm shafts * Oil filled gear diffs * Pivot ball steering * Falcon II body * Sealed a-arms * CVD style driveshafts * CNC [...]

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2018 ARRMA Typhon Review

ARRMA 2018 Typhon BLX Buggy Review

ARRMA has done a great job over the years of keeping their product line updated. Recently, ARRMA started rolling out their 2018 model line-up. Their 8th scale line-up received a bunch of updates including a new battery box, various stronger plastic parts, and new rear wings. The 2018 Typhon received all the latest updates to improve on an already potent [...]

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Thunder Tiger Bushmaster 8E Video

Video - Extreme Off-Road Testing The Thunder Tiger Bushmaste…

Just posted by Thunder Tiger is a new promotional video for their Bushmaster 8E buggy. While there isn’t any actual “extreme” driving in the video, it does show off some of the speed of the Bushmaster, plus it has some good on-board shots that bring you right into the action. To get more details about the Bushmaster 8E you can hit [...]

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Losi EIGHT-E RTR Review

LOSI 8IGHT-E Buggy Review from Horizon Hobby

Oh yes, 1/8th scale brushless buggies are gnarly beasts. No matter where we go to bash, there are always nuclear fast 8th scalers running around. One of the leaders in 8th scale is Losi. Their full scoot race rigs are well known for winning national titles and for being some of the best handling machines that money can buy. Over [...]

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2018 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

2018 ARRMA Typhon BLX 6S Buggy

Guess what ARRMA fans, today the ARRMA crew has announced the updated 2018 Typhon BLX 6S Buggy. Just like before, the Typhon comes in ready-to-run form with a powerful 6S capable BLX power system. New for 2018 is a rear wing designed for more downforce, a new battery tray, as well more! Here are more details- * All new shocks with [...]

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XRay XB4 2018

2018 XRay XB4 Buggy Kit

Filled with revisions, XRay has announced the 2018 Edition of the XB4 buggy kit. The XB4 is a high-end 1/10th 4wd race buggy that is the reigning world champion, the 2018 edition promises to be even better. Here are some of the updates that the ’18 XB4 is sporting- * Championship winning platform at every level * New side guards that allow [...]

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XRay XB2C 2018 Buggy

XRay 2018 XB2C Buggy

Just announced by XRay is the 2018 edition of the XB2C. The “C” in the buggy’s name stands for carpet, meaning this is the purpose built carpet edition of their XB2 race machine. Here are some of its higlights- * 2.5mm 7075 T6 aluminum chassis * Graphite side guards * More narrow transmission * Narrower suspension holders * New rear end geometry * Gear diff with [...]

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