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HB Racing E817 Buggy

Teaser – HB Racing E817 Buggy

Fresh off a win at the 2016 EFRA 1/8 Electric Buggy European Championships in Malaga, Spain, HB Racing has released the first teaser image of the E817 electric 1/8th scale buggy kit. David Ronnefalk piloted a prototype E817 to a win over some of the best drivers in the world, proving that the E817 is going to be a serious [...]


HB Racing RGT8

HB Racing RGT8 1/8 On-Road Kit

Designed to compete in the 1/8th scale Nitro GT Class, HB Racing has announced their very first nitro GT car, the 1/8 RGT8. The RGT8 is based off of HB’s extremely capable D815 nitro buggy platform, creating a car that should be great for bashing or high speed runs. What are some of its highlights? * 2 speed transmission * Lightweight diff [...]


HB Racing R8

Shipping Again Soon – HB Racing R8 On-Road Kit

For all you on-road racers, yesterday we received a press release from Hobbico for the HB Racing R8. The R8 was first officially announced back in 2014, now it sounds like it will be available and shipping here in the states next month from Hobbico. The official Tower Hobbies website has the R8 kit listed for $799 with an expected [...]


HB Racing

Hot Bodies Officially Becomes HB Racing With New Ownership

We have just received official word that Hot Bodies is now called HB Racing. Recently HB Racing was acquired by a company called Neidhart S.A. who are best known for their Orion and nVision product lines. HB Racing also gets a new website which you can check out Right Here. To get more of the scoop, check out the official press [...]


HB D815 V2

HB D815 V2 Nitro Buggy Kit

Recently announced by HB Europe is the D815 V2 1/8 nitro race buggy kit. The version 2 of the D815 buggy comes with a slew of upgrades to help it handle better and perform better on the track. Perhaps the biggest news is that the V2 comes with two chassis plates- the regular and a 4mm longer version that savvy [...]


HB D216 2wd Buggy

HPI/HB D216 2wd 1/10 Buggy

Unique, radical, and extreme are just some of the words that have been used to describe the new D216 2wd race buggy from HB. Designed for extreme durability as well as top notch handling, the D216 sports features like triangulated shocks towers, 12mm V2 big bore shocks, triple slipper clutch, and adjustable 2 piece caster blocks. It uses a 3 [...]


MIP Rollers HB D413

MIP Rollers For The HB D413

Don’t ya just hate wearing out the outdrives on your buggy? It might be a half dozen packs, or a few dozen, but eventually you will have to pull out the diff to replace chunked out outdrives. Oh sure, you can put some grease on them, but once some dirt/dust/mud mixes with the grease you’ve just created a snotty equivalent [...]


HB HPI Tessmann Q32 Truggy

HB-HPI Racing Q32 D8T Tessmann Edition

The latest “big” news from HB HPI Racing is actually quite small, the Ty Tessmann Edition Q32 Truggy. You may remember first seeing it Here On BigSquidRC, but now it has been officially announced and is rumored to start hitting hobby shops this fall. The Tessmann Edition Q32 is a 1/32 scale 2wd truggy that comes with an all new [...]



Factory RC – New upgrades for the Hot Bodies D413

Factory RC has some new goodies out for the Hot Bodies D413. First up is the Bolt “Polarity™” battery strap. 3mm carbon fiber material featuring their “bolt” logo with machined polarity marks in the strap to help you identify the proper connection orientation. Next up is the Bolt Rear Camber Plate which includes additional mounting holes and also featuring their [...]


TBR HB D413 Bumper

T-Bone Racing Racer2 Front Bumper for the Hot Bodies D413

Protect the front end of your HB D413 with the new Racer Series Front Bumper from T-Bone Racing. This bumper is extra wide for maximum protection and is made from TBR’s ultra-tough nylon. The bumper comes with everything needed for a sano install, and because it mounts to both the diff and the chassis, it acts as a chassis brace [...]


Pro-Line Enforcer TLR Body

3 New Enforcer Bodies from Pro-Line

Pro-Line Racing has announced 3 new Enforcer Series Clear Bodies for nitro Truggies. If you drive a TLR 8IGHT T 3.0, a Mugen MBX-7T, or the new HB D8T Tessmann Edition, you will be stoked to hear that Pro-Line has you dialed with an Enforcer. All the bodies feature a high downforce front end for more steering and swooping roof [...]


HB D815 Buggy

HB HPI Racing D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition Nitro Buggy Kit

The new race buggy from HB/HPI Racing, the D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition, features many improvements to make it easier to drive and more durable. Some of the highlights of the D815 include- * CVD boots * Pro-Line rear wing on lightweight mount * New one piece radio tray * 43/13 diff gear ratio with lightweight gears * New rear upright * Sintered brake pads and metal [...]



HPI/HB Pro5 Touring Car

First shown at the Nuremburg Toy Fair a few weeks ago, full information has been released on the new HPI/HB Pro5 touring car. The Pro5 is a high-end racing kit loaded with all the trick goodies that hardcore on-roaders are looking for. Some of the features of the Pro5 include- * New motor mount for optimized weight distribution * 7075 aluminum bulkheads * [...]


HPI Hot Bodies R8

HPI/Hot Bodies R8 4wd Nitro 1/8th On-Road Car

Hot Bodies has just announced their first ever 1/8th Scale 4WD Nitro On-Road Car called the R8. Built for serious speed and agility, the R8 should be able to carve up your local track or empty parking lot. The R8 comes in kit form with a 5mm thick 7075 aluminum chassis. A 2 speed tranny is used to put maximum power [...]


JConcepts Silencer HB D413

JConcepts Silencer Body for the HB D413

The folks over at JConcepts have designed a Silencer series body for the high-zoot Hot Bodies D413. Specifically made for performance on high speed circuits, the Silencer for the D413 has a cab forward design with a shark fin in the rear for added stability. The part number is #0261, it is priced at $26, and you can get more details [...]