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Goblin 380 Kit Unboxing

Peeking into the Goblin 380 Helicopter Kit

The moment has finally arrived: I got my hands on the SAB Heli Division Goblin 380 helicopter kit. I even have all my electronics already: servos, ESC, motor, battery, and flybarless unit. I cannot wait to start building, but for now see my choices in electronics and take a peek into the contents of this kit in the pictures below: Need more SAB [...]

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New Team Durango 8th Scalers 1150

New 8th Scalers and SCT from Team Durango

For 2015 Team Durango is going big with four new 8th scalers and a new short course truck. For the brushless crowd, Durango is teasing the new DEX8 buggy (#TD102038) and DEX8T truggy (#TD102039). For you nitro heads, you can look forward to the new DNX8 buggy (#TD102040) and the DNX8T truggy (#TD102041). And finally, for all the short course fanatics [...]

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HB D815 Buggy

HB HPI Racing D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition Nitro Buggy …

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 [...]

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RJ Speed Spec Modified Oval kit

RJ Speed 1/10 Spec Modified Oval Kit

The new Spec Modified Oval Kit from RJ Speed is an affordable way to get into oval racing. Based on a legends style platform, the RJ Speed Spec Mod Oval Kit comes with a twin spar fiberglass chassis and a clear polycarbonate modified style body. Foam tires come standard as does a ball differential. The part number is #2014, [...]

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HPI HB Pro5

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 * [...]

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Gmade Sawback Sports

Full Details – Gmade Sawback Sports

Gmade started teasing their Sawback Sports a few weeks ago, now they have released full details. The Sports edition of the Sawback comes with a plethora of scale details. A highly detailed lexan body is used on the Sports, while a roll cage, light buckets, and rear view mirrors add to the look. The interior is also highly detailed sporting authentic [...]

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Tamiya Sandshaker

Tamiya Sandshaker TT02T

Looking for an easy to assemble (and drive) kit? Want something with a unique look? If so, Tamiya has announced their new Sandshaker. The Sandshaker is 1/10th scale 4wd kit that comes on Tamiya’s TT02T platform. Some of the highlights of the Sandshaker include- * Newly-designed polycarbonate stadium truck body * Independent double wishbone suspension w/ oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Bell [...]

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Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

The Tamiya Aqroshot is the first truck on Tamiya’s new DT-03T platform. The DT-03T is an easy to build 2wd truck platform targeted at new hobbyists. Some of the features on the Aqroshot include- * Oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Comes with torque-tuned 540 motor & Tamiya ESC * Stadium truck type wheels with wide radial tires The Aqroshot has a street price [...]

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Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser CR01

Limited Edition Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser with CR01 Chas…

For the rock crawling crowd, Tamiya has announced a limited edition version of a Toyota FJ Cruiser that will come on their CR01 chassis. Their CR01 is a 4wd platform that comes with 4 link suspension and gear diffs that are lockable by simply turning a screw. Some of the other features of the FJ CR01 include- * Comes as a [...]

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Serpent S120 LTR 1/12 pancar

Serpent S120 LTR 1/12 Pan Car

One of the longest running and most popular classes on indoor carpet is 1/12th scale pan car. Needless to say, the competition to produce the best 12th scaler is quite intense. Serpent is known for their high-end products and have just announced their latest entry into the 12th scale class, the S120 LTR. Some of the highlights of the new [...]

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Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tired of every new product being murdered out? Looking for that clean all-white 80’s look in your next buggy? If so, Tamiya has you dialed with the new White Version of the Dark Impact buggy. With virtually every molded part coming white, they don’t get much cleaner looking than the new Dark Impact. Some of the other notable features of [...]

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SWORKz S102 Buggy

SWORKz S102 Pro 1/10th 2wd Buggy

Over in the SWORKz booth at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, our roving reporter Igor came across their new 2wd buggy, the S102. The big news with the S102 is it uses a simple gear insert to change from a mid to a rear motor set-up. It also has an innovative shock design that does not use a bladder for quicker [...]

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Team Associated RC10B5M Factory Lite Kit

Team Associated RC10B5M Factory Lite Kit

Team Associated has announced a Lite version of their RC10B5M kit. The B5M Lite was designed for spec classes where lower weight can be an advantage. Associated shaved 75 grams off the B5M by using a 3 gear tranny, using a lighter chassis, adding titanium turnbuckles, and by using aluminum front axles. The street price is $279, the part number is [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes Unimog

Tamiya Mercedes Benz Unimog 425

At the Nuremburg Toy Fair, scale realism is all over the show. One of the booths loaded with scale realistic vehicles is from Tamiya. The moment you get close to their booth you can’t help but see the giant full size Mercedes Unimog 425 along with the new rc version. Want to talk about making an introduction? That is the [...]

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Carisma Racing 4XS Buggy

Carisma Racing 4XS 1/10th 4wd Buggy

More big news from the Nuremburg Toy Fair comes via Carisma with the announcement of their new racing division. Carisma Racing was formed to show the world that Carisma products can compete at the top levels of racing around the world. The first vehicle to come out of Carisma Racing is the 4XS 1/10th 4wd Buggy. The 4XS comes with [...]

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