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Yokomo BD8 Touring Car

Yokomo BD8 Touring Car

Yokomo recently won the touring car IFMAR world championship and soon they’ll be releasing the car that pulled it off, the BD8. Expected to start shipping at the end of October, the BD8 will give you the chance to race what the world champ Ronald Völker drives. The BD8 uses high-end materials from nose to tail. Belt drive is used on [...]

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XRay 2017 X12 Pan Car

XRay X12 2017 Pan Car

1/12th scale pan cars are well known for being speedy little missiles when raced indoors. To help keep their car at the front of the pack, XRay has introduced the 2017 version of the X12. Refined and designed for the luxury/high-end market, the X12 is said to be easy to drive, easy to work on, and easy to adjust for [...]

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Kyosho Lazer ZX6.6

Kyosho Lazer ZX6.6 4WD Buggy

New from Kyosho is the Lazer ZX6.6 4wd buggy kit. The 6.6 comes with minor upgrades over the previous model to help keep it competitive when racing this winter. For changes, the biggie has to be the inclusion of the previously optional heavy duty aluminum chassis. The HD chassis doesn’t use a top deck but offers increased traction and stability [...]

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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 [...]

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Yokomo YD-4MR

Yokomo YD-4MR Drift Car

The crew over at Yokomo aren’t messing around in the drift scene. Over the last couple of years they have released some incredible cars, ones that have helped raise the bar in drifting. Their latest uber machine coming to the market will be the YD-4MR. The YD-4MR is a rear mid-motored 4wd high-end drifter designed for the ultimate in sideways [...]

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Kyosho Motorcycle

2 New Motorcycles From Kyosho

Just announced by Kyosho are a pair of new motorcycles in their “Hanging On Racer” series. The first bike is a 1991 Honda NSR500 with the second being a 1992 S.R.T. SUZUKI RGV-Γ. Both bikes will come as kits and feature a rider that sways side-to-side as the bike leans into corners. Scale detailing is high on both bikes, as [...]

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Kyosho Turbo Scorpion Re-Release

Full Details – Kyosho Turbo Scorpion Re-Release

After some teasing a couple of weeks ago, full details have been announced by Kyosho on their re-release of the Turbo Scorpion. The old schooler will come as a kit and sports a few revisions over the original to help it handle today’s power systems. Here is the scoop- * Scorpion-style wheels in a larger 2.2″ size * 12mm oil shocks * 20mm [...]

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VBC Racing Lightning FXM

VBC Racing Lightning FXM F1 Kit

Now shipping for the F1 wars this winter is the VBC Racing Lightning FXM. The designers at VBC set out to make a more versatile, durable, and easier to drive formula one car, the FXM is the result. A completely re-designed rear pod heads the list of changes. * 7075 rear wing support * New rear axle mount with shim based ride [...]

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Serpent Viper 977 EVO2

Serpent Viper 977 EVO2

What, two 1/8th nitro on-road cars in one day? That has to be a new record at BigSquidRC. Earlier today we posted about the new HB Racing RGT8, now we have the pleasure of helping to announce the Viper 977 EVO 2 from Serpent to the world. You may already be familiar with the 977 from Serpent, it has been [...]

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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 [...]

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Tamiya MAN TGX French Blue

Tamiya French Blue Edition MAN TGX 18.540 XLX

Recently announced by Tamiya is the French Blue Edition of their MAN TGX 18.540 4×2 XLX. The MAN is 1/14th scale in size, which still makes it fairly large, and sports some serious scale realism in its design. The hard plastic ABS body comes pre-painted in French Blue with a clear topcoat applied for extra durability. * Durable ladder frame * 3 [...]

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Kyosho Turbo Scorpion

Kyosho Vintage Series Turbo Scorpion Coming Soon?

Is it coming, or is it not? While we don’t have any solid details, a teaser image of a Kyosho Vintage Series Turbo Scorpion has hit the web and we are pretty stoked about it. The Turbo Scorpion was a legend back in the day and would make one heck of a vintage racer/backyard basher if indeed it gets re-released. [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebe…

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebels Alt. Yes, that might be the longest name ever for an rc car, but it represents the successful race car that Mercedes campaign way back in the early 90s in Germany. At the very least it should make for a fun 4wd 1/10 kit to put [...]

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PR Racing ST1 V3T Stadium Truck

PR Racing ST1 V3T Stadium Truck

Remember how much fun stadium trucks were to drive? Maybe it’s time to get a new one. The latest ST to hit the market is the ST1 V3T from PR Racing. The ST1 V3T is a competition level kit that has a slew of features to help it bust out fast laps down at your local track. Some of its [...]

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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 [...]

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