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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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AKA Crosslink Tires

AKA Crosslink 2.2 Buggy & Stadium Truck Tires

Been racing some indoors this winter? If so, AKA has some new tires for you. You see, they have just announced new Crosslink 2.2 buggy and stadium truck tires. The AKA Crosslink features a symmetrical open tread design, giving them loads of forward traction while allowing them to break-in quickly. The Crosslinks are available in a variety of compounds and come [...]

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Tamiya Racing Fighter DT03

Tamiya Racing Fighter DT03 Buggy

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Racing Fighter DT03 buggy. The Racing Fighter comes as an affordable kit, making it a great entry point for new hobbyists. What are some of its highlights? * New polycarbonate body & stickers * CVA oil dampers * Torque tuned motor * 4 wheel double wishbone suspension * Plastic bushings * Sealed gearbox * Includes TBLE-02S ESC The Racing Fighter has a [...]

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TLR 8IGHT-E 4.0 4WD Electric Buggy Kit

TLR 8IGHT-E 4.0 4WD Electric Buggy Kit

Go fast while enjoying great handling with the new 8IGHT-E 4.0 from TLR. What’s new on the version 4.0? Well, the biggest news is a completely redesigned chassis made specifically for electric power. Some of the other updates include- * Revised suspension geometry * Variable motor & center diff angles * Larger bearing spindle and hubs * Two different battery & ESC locations * New [...]

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Maverick iON XB Review

Maverick iON XB Buggy Review

Maverick RC is new to the US market. In Europe they are well known as a basher line for HPI, but only recently have they decided to make a push here in the good ole’ USA. We tested one of their 1/18th scale rally cars a few weeks ago and this week we are posting our review of the 1/18th [...]

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Maverick iON XB Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick iON XB 1/18th Buggy

A couple of weeks ago we busted out our first Maverick RC review of the iON RX rally car, but we’ve also been working on a review for their iON XB 1/18th Scale Buggy. Maverick is a new name to America, but they are already well known in Europe and hoping to make a big name here in the states. The [...]

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JQ Racing ARMA Energy RTR Buggies

JQ Racing ARMA Energy Drink RTR Buggies

The folks at JQ Racing are teaming up with ARMA Energy Drinks on a pair of new RTR 1/8 Buggies. The first is a brushless version that comes standard with a Savox servo, 1800kV motor, and 2.4GHz radio system. The second is nitro and powered by a Alpha pull start engine. The nitro comes standard with a glowplug, an igniter, [...]

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