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SWORKz S12-1R Buggy

SWORKz S12-1R Buggy Kit

Soon to join the 2wd buggy wars is the S12-1R from SWORKz. The S12-1R is a 2wd 1/10th scale buggy kit that is highly versatile and designed for today’s high speed dirt racetracks. The S12-1R was made to be a capable weapon for serious racers or for bashers, some of its highlights include- * Motor positioned for better grip on dirt [...]

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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 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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Serpent Cobra SRX8 Buggy

Serpent Cobra SRX8 1/8 Nitro Buggy

While Serpent sure did some teasing with the new SRX8 1/8th Nitro Buggy, they have now released full details. Just in time for nitro buggy season, the SRX8, designed in part by Billy Easton, is ready to dominate at your local track. What is the scoop? * New larger gear diff cases that hold more oil * Diffs have built in pressure [...]

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Build Log Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

Build Log – Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

Like many of you, we were awfully excited to crack the box open on the re-release of the Kyosho Optima 4wd Buggy Kit. Below you’ll find a bunch of pictures that we shot throughout the build. These show how the buggy comes along during the build, and if you get stuck while building yours, they might help you see how [...]

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Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

Full Details – Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

Kyosho did a bit of teasing with their new Inferno MP9 TKI4 1/8th scale nitro buggy, but now full details have been announced. Like previous versions, the TKI4 is sure to be a premium contender at racetracks across the world this summer. So, what are some of the changes? * 1.5mm X 5 hole shock pistons * Larger receiver box opening * Improved [...]

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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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Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

Coming soon to a track near you is the Inferno MP9 TKI4 nitro buggy from Kyosho. This is big news for 8th scale nitro racers and for Kyosho lovers across the globe as it has been highly anticipated. What’s new on the MP9 TKI4 you ask? * Optimized weight distribution * High grade 7075 aluminum towers, chassis, and steering knuckles * Updated Ackermann [...]

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Pro-Line Champion 6.5" Clear Rear Wing

Pro-Line Champion 6.5″ Clear Wing

New from Pro-Line is the Champion 6.5″ Clear Rear Wing. The Champion fits on all the current 1/10th race buggies and is made from a medium thickness Lexan to be stiffer, and more durable, than most stock wings. The sides have been shaped to avoid interfering with the rear tires, while the rear has been curved to increase durability. The Champion [...]

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Pro-Line Predator TLR 22 3.0

Pro-Line Predator For The TLR 22 3.0

The latest race body to hit the market for the TLR 22 3.0 is a Predator from Pro-Line. Like other P-L products, the Predator for the 22 3.0 was designed from the ground up to help you win races. The Predator series bodies are well known for giving a balanced feel to your car, making it easy to put in [...]

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AKA Zipps

AKA ZIPPS 1/8 Buggy Tires

The latest tire to be announced by AKA are called ZIPPS. The ZIPPS fit standard 8th scale buggy wheels and were designed for increased durability and stability. A dense symmetrical block tread with a center staggered rib puts a lot of rubber down to the track while still allowing dust and fine debris out. The ZIPPS will be available in [...]

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Losi Desert Buggy Teaser

Losi Off-Road Buggy Teaser

Hey, what’s this that Losi has up their sleeve? To find out all the details you’ll have to drop by the Horizon Hobby booth this weekend at Motorama. Motorama is a huge indoor off-road event that goes off this time every year in Pennsylvania. This year you can be one of the first people in the world to get an [...]

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JConcepts LiL Chasers 1/8th Buggy Tires

JConcepts LiL Chasers 1/8th Buggy Tires

Ready for some outdoor racing? The weather might not be in your part of the country, but JConcepts has released some new buggy tires for when you head outdoors. The 1/8th buggy LiL Chasers from JConcepts use small, rectangular knobbies for more bite in low to medium traction conditions. * Available in three different compounds * Low profile tread * Recessed pins for [...]

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JConcepts Triple Dees

JConcepts 1/8 Buggy Triple Dees Tires

Because we live in America, if double is good, triple is even better. JConcepts have just announced their new Triple Dees 8th scale buggy tires. Designed for hard packed dirt surfaces, the Triple Dees use finely spaced square mini lugs to give your buggy more traction. * Sharp angular pins * Low-profile design * Center overlap for more forward bite * Carefully shaped carcass [...]

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XRay XB2 Dirt Edition

XRay XB2 Dirt Edition

Coming just after the “carpet edition” is the Dirt Edition of the XRay XB2 buggy. What makes the dirt edition different? The dirt version was designed for the low to medium traction conditions that typical outdoor tracks offer, so it is equipped differently than the carpet version of the XB2. * Can run mid-rear or rear motor placement * 3 gear mid [...]

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