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Serpent Spyder SRX4 Buggy

Serpent Spyder SRX4 1/10th 4wd Buggy

Just in time for indoor season is the Serpent Spyder SRX4 10th scale off-road buggy. It is expected to start shipping the last week of August and should make quite the splash in the ultra competitive 10th scale 4wd class. Some of the SRX4’s highlights include- * 2 belt 4wd system * Carbon fiber chassis and shock towers * Gear diffs * Hard coated [...]

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Team Associated RC8B3e Team Kit

Team Associated RC8B3e Team Kit

The brushless 8th scale buggy wars are heating up with the latest entry into the class being the Team Associated RC8B3e. The RC8B3e comes as a kit and was designed for maximum handling while using a brushless power system. Here are some of its highlights- * Hard anodized 7075-T6 chassis * Chassis designed for optimal weight distribution * Pillow ball front end * Lightweight [...]

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Tekno ET48.3 Electric Truggy Kit

Tekno ET48.3 Electric Truggy Kit

Big, burly, and better than ever, Tekno RC has announced the ET48.3 electric truggy kit. A long list of refinements and changes make the latest truggy from Tekno their best one yet. New items on the ET48.3 include- * New rear hubs * New low-pro wing mount * New spindles and spindle carriers * New split center diff mount * New V2 hinge pin braces * [...]

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Tamiya Fighting Buggy

Re-release – Tamiya Fighting Buggy

Tamiya has announced it is re-releasing the 2014 version of the Fighting Buggy. The Fighting Buggy is a classic Tamiya buggy that was very innovative back in the early 1980s, now it can make for a cool addition to your collection, or can be just as much fun bashed around your backyard as it was 30 years ago. Some of [...]

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Team Durango DEX8T Review

THE Team Durango DEX8T Truggy Review

Let’s face it, monster trucks and 8th scale truggies rule most bash areas. Their sheer size and power allow them to run amok over lesser bash-mobiles. One of the latest truggies to hit the market comes from Team Durango with their DEX8T Kit. Is it only suited for a race track? Does it out handle its competition? Can it go [...]

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Tamiay Toyota Land Cruiser

Tamiya 1/12 Toyota Land Cruiser 40 Pick-Up

Fun for ages is the new Toyota Land Cruiser 40 from Tamiya. The Land Cruiser comes on Tamiya’s 4wd GF-01 wheelie chassis which is easy to build and easy to drive. Some of its other highlights include- * Comes with driver figure * Body comes pre-painted red * Friction shocks * Centrally located motor * Front and rear gear diffs * Includes ESC and motor The Land [...]

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Kyosho TF7

Kyosho TF7 Touring Car

For all you go fast touring car types, Kyosho has just announced the TF7. The TF7 is a high-end 1/10th scale touring car designed to crush track records, or to be an uber platform for your next on-road build. Some of its highlights include- * Floating servo mount AND battery (both are suspended from upper bulkheads) * 4wd using 2 belts * Spool [...]

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Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit w/Mojave II Body Set

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit w/Mojave II Body Set

The latest Trail Finder 2 from RC4WD sports a Mojave II body set. RC4WD is known for their scale realism and their latest TF2 once again does a great job of making an rc truck look very much like its full sized counterpart. The Mojave II body is made from ABS plastic and features a late model design with square [...]

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2015 Monster Beetle

2015 Tamiya Monster Beetle

Tamiya has just announced the re-release of the Monster Beetle. Way back in the 1980s the Monster Beetle was the first vehicle for a whole bunch of young hobbyists. Now you can add the 2015 edition Monster Beetle to your collection or pick one up so your own son or daughter can experience what it is like to build a [...]

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VBC Racing Ghost EVO RM SPEC Touring Car

VBC Racing Ghost EVO RM Spec Touring Car

The latest and greatest from VBC Racing is the Ghost EVO RM Spec Touring Car. The “RM” in the name stands for Ryan Maker, a championship winning VBC driver from Australia. The RM spec touring car is loaded with carbon fiber goodness and other trick parts. Some highlights of the Ghost EVO RM include- * Completely redesigned from the original Ghost * [...]

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Team Durango DEX8T Build Log

Build Log – Team Durango DEX8T Truggy

Truggies just aren’t for the track, they make excellent bash vehicles as well, hence the reason we are reviewing the latest truggy from Team Durango– the DEX8T. With a new design for 2015, the DEX8T promises stellar on track performance, while still being a machine that can dominate your local bash spot. The DEX8T only comes as a kit so we [...]

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Tekno NB48.3

Tekno RC NB48.3 Nitro Buggy Kit

Newly updated from Tekno is the NB48.3. The point 3 version of Tekno’s popular 1/8th nitro buggy comes with a number of upgrades aimed at making it stronger and better driving than ever. Some its highlights include- * Redesigned suspension geometry with new arms * New 7075 towers * Revised 4mm 7075 chassis * Revised bumper for better ground clearance * New extra long shocks [...]

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Serpent Viper 977 EVO 1/8 GP 4wd

Serpent Viper 977 EVO 1/8 Nitro Powered 4wd

The 977 Evo from Serpent represents the highest level of on-road performance. I mean, it is an 8th scale 4wd nitro car, which if you’ve ever seen at the track are absolute animals. Based on the 977 platform, the Evo has received a bunch of updates to make it faster, to give it more tuning features, and to make it lighter [...]

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Durango DEX8T Unboxing

Unboxing the Team Durango DEX8T Truggy

Recently we busted out our camera and took some pictures while cracking open the box on our Team Durango DEX8T test unit. The DEX8T is the new 1/8th scale truggy from Durango and comes as a kit, but comes with some sub-assemblies pre-built to speed up the build process. We had a great time building the Durango DEX8 buggy a [...]

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TLR 8IGHT-T E 3.0 Electric Truggy Kit

TLR 8IGHT-T E 3.0 Electric Truggy Kit

With the new EIGHT-T E 3.0 the TLR staff set out to make it truly oriented for electric racing. The TLR’s 4mm 7075 chassis is all new and allows for multiple mounting positions of your ESC and battery for optimal weight distribution. Suspension settings have also been optimized for its electric power plant. * Aluminum rear bearing inserts and [...]

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