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HPI Hot Bodies R10 Nitro On Road Touring Car

New R10 200 mm Nitro On Road Touring Car From HPI/Hot B…

HPI/Hot Bodies is jumping into the world of 10th scale nitro touring car racing with their new R10. The R10 was designed from the ground up for the rigors of nitro touring car racing, using materials like titanium, aircraft quality aluminum and carbon graphite. If you are looking to go really, really fast on-road, you’ll want to check out the [...]

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HPI Hot Bodies TCXX Touring Car

New HPI/Hot Bodies TCXX 4wd Touring Car

For all you on-road fans out there HPI/Hot Bodies is releasing a new high-end 4wd touring car called the TCXX. As you can clearly see from all the carbon fiber and anodized parts it is one trick car from front to back. Some highlights of the new Hot Bodies TCXX are- *Rear gear diff *More compact motor mount *Compact bulkheads *More narrow chassis *One piece [...]

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THE Cub Report, 06.25.2012, Version- The Bells Once Aga…

Days like today are why I believe in miracles. You see Spanish driver Fernando Alonso didn’t have a shot at winning the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Valencia Spain today. Alonso and his Ferrari had a lackluster performance in qualifying on Saturday, putting them 11th place on the starting grid. Certainly Alonso and his Ferrari would work their way into [...]

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THE Cub Report- 02.05.2012- Version: Copious Amounts of…

Hey ya guys, welcome to yet another wonderful week in our lovely hobby, and thanks yet again for reading BigSquid. 39 days, 15 hours, 18 minutes and 51 seconds till the cars roll off for the season opener in Formula 1. Just say’n… If you are a noob and have ever wondered “What is the biggest rc race in the [...]

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hb competition rock crawler

HB Competition Rock Crawler

It was recently announced, and now we have some shots from the Nuremberg Toy Fair of the new HB Competition Rock Crawler. These shots show what the crawler looks like in rapid prototype form. This is a quick way to make parts and prototypes while giving you a good idea of what the product will look like, but rapid prototypes [...]

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hot bodies rock crawler

Hot Bodies Competition Rock Crawler

A sneak peak from the Nuremberg show, it looks like Hot Bodies is going to throw their hat into the RC Rock Crawling arena with the introduction of their new Competition Rock Crawler. Only time will tell if Axial has some ‘Competition’ on their hands. The Hot Bodies website other info. Watch for our Nuremberg show coverage this week.

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New Hot Bodies 21XZ-B Hara Edition Racing Engine

It looks like Hot Bodies is making a special Hara Edition of their 21XZ-B .21 race engine. This engine is supposedly the exact same spec as the engine Atsushi Hara used to take his second 1/8th buggy Worlds podium in Thailand in 2010. First his own buggy, now the engine to go with it! This hopped up monster features [...]

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Atsushi Hara Edition of Hot Bodies D8 Kit

Hot Bodies has decided that Atsushi Hara is deserving of his own kit.  The D8 Atsushi Hara Edition features many upgrades over the stock D8, including a thicker, 3mm chassis, lightweight drive train components, aluminum spindles and hubs, and upgraded shock towers and new longer shocks.  It also comes out of the box with all you need to replicate the [...]

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Hot Bodies HB-TCX Kit!

A couple of months back we mentioned that the Hot Bodies TCX kit would most likely be shipping in August, well guess what! Hot Bodies just announced the new HB-TCX kit is starting to ship! This thing has a TON of features that make the on-road guys weak at the knees like 50/50 centralized [...]

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A weekend at the Track -- Big Squid RC Invades the 2010…

Editor’s Note — Here are the facts: Adam Drake was top qualifier in the buggy class. Jared Tebo TQ’d the truggy class. Tebo then went on to win both the buggy and truggy classes. Jeff was sent there to take pictures and provide coverage of the event. What we got back from him was this “story.” [...]

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Hot Bodies TCX In August!

Wondering when you will be able to get your hands on the Hot Bodies new TCX Sedan? Well wait no more! I have heard that the TCX will be shipping at the beginning of August! Check out the Hot Bodies site for more info, specs, and pictures.

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Hot Bodies TCX high-end racing sedan

Hot Bodies has a cool new sedan.  The TCX is a very high-end race bred kit built to meet the exacting demands of hardcore racers.  It’s a LiPo/LiFe ready chassis that features 50/50 weight distribution, plenty of adjustment options in the suspension, and tons of great looking purple aluminum and carbon fiber.  As with most high end [...]

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New Hot Bodies Short Course Treads

Hot Bodies has a bunch of new tires for the various short course trucks out there. All of these tires are molded in Hot Bodies’ soft Pink compound for use on ultra-low traction surfaces. Check out the tread patterns to see which one might work for you.   Clockwise from top left you got the Beams, Megabite, Megagrid, and Rodeoo treads.  The [...]

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Hot Bodies HB28503 26 Motor Review (5)

Hot Bodies HB28503 .26 Motor Review

I recently got the chance to pick up the new HB28503 .26 motor from Hot Bodies and give it a good working over! In all the pictures, the HB28503 is on the left. The previous .26 from Hot Bodies is on the right with the purple head. I have owned several Hot Bodies cars, and a few of them have [...]

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