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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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Yokomo YZ-4 SF Buggy

Yokomo YZ-4 SF Buggy

Scheduled for release later this month is the YZ-4 SF from Yokomo. Based off the highly successful YZ-4 platform, the SF version gets numerous upgrades to increase handling and durability. * Sealed front & rear gear diffs * Aluminum suspension mount * Hard anodized aluminum chassis * Aluminum bulkheads * New a-arms * Clear JConcepts body * New hub carriers & steering blocks * Slipper clutch * Big bore, [...]

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Intech ER-14 ARR

Intech Racing ER-14 ARR Buggy

Announced earlier this morning by Intech Racing is the ER-14 ARR buggy. The ER-14 is an older platform that will now be available as a ARR/roller. The ARR version makes it super easy for new hobbyists to hit the track and start racing. * Pre-built ARR * 1/10th 4wd buggy * Aluminum chassis * Available with clear or pre-painted body * Carbon fiber shocks towers * [...]

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Tekno EB410 Buggy Kit

Tekno EB410 Buggy Kit

After months of teasing, Tekno has released full details on the EB410 4wd Buggy Kit. The EB410 is a high-end competition machine made to win the war in the 4wd 1/10th buggy class. Like all releases from Tekno, the buggy was designed to be ultra tough, fast, yet easy to wrench on. Here are some of its highlights- * 7075 CNC [...]

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Schumacher Cactus Buggy Tires

Schumacher Cactus Buggy Tires

Are you doing any off-road carpet racing this winter? If so, have a look at the latest carpet tires from Schumacher. The new Cactus tires from Schumacher were specifically designed for high-bite indoor carpet tracks. These promise to give your buggy faster lap times, improved feel, and longer tread life. Available in either a buggy rear or 4wd front, these [...]

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Serpent Cobra SRX8 EVO

Serpent Cobra SRX8 EVO Nitro Buggy Kit

For all you 1/8 nitro racers, Serpent has announced the EVO version of their SRX8 off-road buggy. The SRX8 EVO received numerous updates to improve handling and durability. Here are some of its highlights- * 7075-T6 aluminum shock towers * Membrane/emulsion shock caps * Grey 7075-T6 aluminum chassis * New engine position * Molded uprights * Spring steel center driveshafts * High downforce Avenger body The new [...]

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Pro-Line Inversion Buggy Tires

Three New 2.2″ Tires From Pro-Line

Coming soon from Pro-Line Racing are three new sets of 2.2″ tires. These include the Prism Carpet 4WD Buggy Front Tires, the Pyramid Astro Turf Buggy Rear Tires, and the Inversion Buggy Rear Tires. If you are looking to dominate indoor tracks this winter, all three should help put you to the front of the pack. Prism 2.2″ 4WD Front Tires Part [...]

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Kyosho Javelin Re-Release

Kyosho Re-Releases The Javelin

After some teasing last week, Kyosho has confirmed that they are indeed re-releasing the iconic Javelin. The Javelin was responsible for a whole lot of people getting into the hobby and was known for its 4wd and excellent handling back in the day. The re-release version looks much the same as the original, although Kyosho has been beefing up various [...]

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JQ Racing GREY Edition eCar

JQ Racing GREY Edition eCar

Now available for pre-order is the Grey Edition eCar from JQ Racing. What’s so cool about the Grey eCar? Well, it is based off of JQ’s Black/nitro buggy but has been altered for use with a brushless power system. The Grey eCar uses the Black buggy’s geometry and comes in kit form. * Weight- 3500g * Wheelbase- 324 to 328mm * Width- 307mm * [...]

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