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RS5 Modelsport XF Formula One Chassis

RS5 Modelsport 1/5 XF Formula One Chassis

New from European company RS5 Modelsport is the 1/5th Scale XF Formula One Chassis. The XF brings scale realism and high performance to the 1/5th on-road scene, plus, it just looks cool. Some of it highlights include- * Servos & receiver box mounted on the same carbon plate * Works with Zenoah & Beast engines * Easily accessable front MonoShock * Easy to change [...]


TLR 5IVE-B Race Kit

TLR Goes Huge With New 5IVE-B Race Kit

TLR is set to go HUGE later this summer with the new 1/5 5IVE-B Race Kit. Not only is it big, but it was specifically designed to bust out fast lap times down at your local track. You see, the 5IVE-B is based off the 8IGHT platform which is well known around the world for great handling and durability. Here [...]


FIDracing Dragon Hammer III

FIDracing Dragon Hammer III 1/5 Gas Truck

Hot on the heals of their DH5E brushless and first gen Dragon Hammer gas truck, FIDracing has announced the Dragon Hammer III. Like previous offerings, the Dragon Hammer III is a scale realistic off-road design sporting a solid rear axle. Right now the III is just being teased, we will post more details as they become available. Until then, check [...]



Losi Mini WRC 1/5th Scale RTR Review

In the go big or go home category, the Losi Mini WRC 1/5th Scale RTR from Horizon Hobby certainly goes big! When we first heard that Losi was doing another 1/5th scale vehicle, we were glad to see they were going to do something a little different. The Losi 5IVE-T set the bar pretty high. While the rally car scene [...]


Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car

Losi 1/5 MINI WRC RTR 4WD Rally Car with AVC

Losi has announced a new version of the Mini WRC RTR 5th scaler that starts shipping in February. The latest version is a couple of hundred dollars less than the original and still features a big 29cc gasoline engine, a Spektrum 2.4GHz transmitter, and AVC stability control. The new version lacks the remote starting capability of the original, but should [...]


Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car Video

Video – Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car with AVC

With their new 1/5 Mini WRC Rally Car getting ready to hit the market (it drops Mid July), Losi has released a video showcasing some of its features. Among other things, it has features like electronic fuel injection, AVC stability control, and remote start. Take a look at the video below to see the big Losi Mini WRC tearing [...]


Top Flite Zero A6M Giant Gas ARF 60cc

Top Flite Zero A6M Giant Gas 86″ ARF 50-60cc

The Zero is a legendary fighter plane from WWII and now the guys over at Top Flite have a giant scale 86″ version for your flying enjoyment. Their new Zero is not only huge, but is loaded with scale details to make it really something to look at between flights. While the Top Flite Zero is no trainer, it was [...]



HPI Racing Savage XL Octane Review

HPI Racing – Savage XL Octane Review *Update: Now with Video!The world has been waiting for almost three years since HPI Racing announced the Savage XL Octane, and it’s a good thing we were not holding our breath because we were all expecting it a little sooner. The Savage XL Octane is the first 1/8 Scale GAS monster truck to hit [...]


Losi LST XXL Gasoline Powered Video

Video – Gas Fever with the Losi LST XXL-2 Monster Truck

Gasoline Fever seems to be sweeping over the rc world right now. The HPI Savage Octane has just hit the market, and the Losi LST XXL-2 is just around the corner (the latest we’ve heard is they are about 2 weeks from shipping). The folks over at Horizon Hobby have released a new video of their gasoline powered LST XXL-2. The [...]


HPI Savage Octane

Shipping Now – HPI Savage XL Octane Gas RTR

Hang on rc world, here comes gas. If you have been by our BigSquidRC Facebook Group lately, then you will have seen that the HPI Savage Octane has shipped and is started to hit consumer hands. One of the members of our group, David F., has already posted a few pictures of his HPI Octane, so we thought why not show [...]


Traxxas Cubby

THE Cub Report, 04.20.2014, Version- Der Kommissar of RC

This is “one of those weeks” where I haven’t been biting at the bit to rant about something all week long, so I’ll start off with some generic BSRC news and just go from there. Biggest rumor from last week? Another company is about 3 weeks away from announcing their upcoming gas powered machine. The HPI Octane is now looking like [...]


Losi Desert Buggy XL Review

Review – Losi 1/5th Desert Buggy XL From Horizon Hobby

THE Losi 1/5th Desert Buggy XL Review5th scale was once only popular overseas, but now, thanks to companies like Losi and HPI, it has blown up here in the states. Today we’ll be taking a closer look at Losi’s latest 5th scaler, the Desert Buggy XL. Powered by a 23cc gas engine and using 4wd for better traction, the big [...]


Pro Boat Rockstar 48 Gas Catamaran

Pro Boat Rockstar 48 Gas Powered Catamaran RTR

If you are looking for a big beast of a boat the new Rockstar 48 from Pro Boat should be something to look at. At 48″ long and powered by a 26cc gas engine, chances are if you are piloting one of these you will rule the waters at the local park. * Water-cooled Dynamite┬« 26cc gas engine * Capable of speeds [...]


Losi Gas LST XXL-2

Losi Gas Powered (not nitro) LST XXL-2 RTR

What is the biggest news at the 2014 Nurnberg Toy Fair? That just might be the Gasoline Powered LST XXL-2 from Losi. No, that’s not nitro power, that is a 2 cycle .31 cu inch gasoline engine that should power the latest incarnation of the legendary Losi LST platform quite well. Throw in waterproof electronics and Horizon’s AVC Active Vehicle [...]



Losi 5IVE MINI WRC 1/5 4WD Rally RTR

The next big release from Losi is literally that, another addition to their 5th scale line-up. The Losi 5IVE MINI WRC is a 5th scale rally car that also comes with Horizon’s AVC- Active Vehicle Control technology. The 5IVE MINI WRC has just been shown at the Nurnberg Toy Fair, here are some of its specifications and features- * Officially licensed [...]