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Mugen MBX7R ECO Buggy

Mugen Seiki MBX7R ECO 1/8 Electric Buggy

The latest warrior to enter the battle for 8th scale buggy supremacy is the Mugen MBX7R ECO. The ECO is based on the MBX7R but offers refinements to improve its handling and durability. Big 16mm shocks improve stability, while a new chassis increases strength. New wing mounts, drive shafts, and front hub carriers are among other changes. The 7R [...]


Kyosho FO-XX 4WD Mud Racer

Kyosho FO-XX Electric & Nitro 1/8 4WD Readysets

Well look at what Kyosho has on the way, the FO-XX 1/8 4WD mud basher. The FO-XX will be available two ways, electric driven with brushless power, or with a powerful nitro engine. Based off the Mad Force platform, the Kyosho FO-XX is a big truck that should be a lot of fun to explode your local mud pit with. [...]


a main speedway spring fling 2014 event

A-Main Speedway Spring Fling 2014

Save the weekend of March 22nd and 23rd for A-Main Speedway’s 2nd annual Spring Fling in Pueblo, CO with a special event sponsored by us here at the Big Squid RC. You can get your fill of off-road racing with classes for pretty much every type of off-road rc vehicle in existence. 1/8th scale buggy, truggy, monster truck, electric, nitro, [...]


Kyosho Inferno Ferrari 458

Nitro & Electric Kyosho 1:8 Inferno Ferrari 458

For all you Ferrari fans out there Kyosho has announced a pair or new on-road cars. The new Inferno Ferrari 458 comes two ways, electric with Orion brushless power, or nitro powered by a .25 cubic inch Kyosho KE25 engine. Both come as Readysets, assembled with 2.4GHz radio systems and metal gear servos. The Electric Powered Version has a part [...]


Video of the Durango DEX408v2 Buggy

Check out the video of the Durango DEX408v2 Buggy we just posted. This footage was shot during some of our extreme testing procedures during the review process. You can check out the review at This Link if you haven’t already. Make sure to watch it in HD for bashing goodness!


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 [...]


Durango DEX408V2 Buggy

Team Durango DEX408V2 Electric Buggy Kit

After some teasing, Team Durango has released full information about their updated DEX408V2 8th scale electric buggy. The highlights include- * New 3mm hard anodized chassis * New 16mm big bore shocks * New rear shock tower * Machined aluminum bulkheads * New tapered shock pistons * New lighter diff gears * Straighter rear diff output for greater efficiency * New dual position rear hubs * New rear a-arms * [...]


Kyosho SCORPION XXL Convertible Kit GP/VE

Kyosho SCORPION XXL Convertible Kit GP/VE

So lets say you want a big 7th scale buggy that comes as a kit and is easily convertible from nitro to electric. Boy are you in luck, Kyosho has announced their new Scorpion XXL kit buggy that comes with the parts needed to go from nitro to electric right in the box. For even more value, the Scorpion XXL [...]


Mugen MBX7 ECO M-Spec Buggy

Mugen MBX7 ECO M-Spec 8th Scale Electric Buggy

One of the most highly regarded names in rc is Mugen Seiki Racing. They have long been known for putting out durable, high-end machines. Their latest is the MBX7 ECO M-Spec 4wd 8th scale electric buggy. Some of the features of the new MBX7 ECO M-Spec include- * New battery tray * New mounting for receiver and servo * Stylish mid-cab polycarbonate [...]


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 [...]


SWORKz S104 EK1 Buggy

SWorkz S104 EK1 1/10th 4WD Buggy Kit

SWORKz has been teasing their S104 EK1 for months, now they’ve finally released full specifications and pictures. The S104 is SWORKz first 10th scale off-road buggy and it is a bit different than the typical machine. Some of the key features include- * Narrow chassis design * Can use saddle or shorty packs * Pivot ball front suspension * Large wheel hexes * Aggressive body * [...]


HobbyTech Hobbytech STR8 EPX2 DS

Hobbytech 1/8 STR8 EPX2 DS Rally Sport

You may remember HobbyTech from THIS post on their 8th scale concept car, but today they’ve announced their new STR8 EPX2 DS Rally Sport. This new Hobbytech is an 8th scale 4wd rally car that comes as either a roller with just the chassis and clear body, or in “race edition” that includes 2.4 GHz radio, brushless power, Lipo battery, [...]


Kyosho Plazma LM GTP

Kyosho Plazma LM GTP Series

Kyosho has a new series of cars with licensed bodies from vintage Lemans GTP racers. The Plazma LM GTP series are 12th scale pan cars that should corner like they are on rails. As seen in the picture above, the first car up is a Porsche 962, we can’t wait to see which other models Kyosho adds to the series. [...]


Kyosho Inferno MP9e TKI

Kyosho Inferno MP9e TKI 8th Scale Electric Buggy

8th scale electric buggies are still mega-hot and make incredible bash machines. On the high-end side of things Kyosho has just announced their new Inferno MP9e TKI buggy. The Kyosho MP9e TKI utilizes many of the advancements from the TKI3 nitro buggy including- * Medium length shocks with threaded bodies and light blue Kyosho springs * Shorter rear tower * HD Driveshafts * Stronger [...]


Serpent 811 B-E 2.0 Buggy

Serpent Cobra 811 BE 2.0 8th Scale Electric Buggy Kit

If you are looking to build a high end 8th scale electric buggy before the Spring season starts, Cobra has just announced their latest, the Cobra 811 B-E 2.0. The latest Cobra offers all the latest technology and some very high grade materials, resulting in a buggy that should be a great piece of machinery. Some of the new features [...]