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Xion Puma 8 Wheel

Xion 1/16th 8 Wheel Drive SdKfz 234/2 Puma

Used extensively by the German Army during World War 2, the SdKfz 234/2 Puma is a legendary armed reconnaissance vehicle. The people at Xion Military Scale Models have announced they will be releasing a 1/16th scale version for the rc community. The Xion Puma is not only incredibly scale realistic, but should also be a very capable off-road machine with [...]

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Tekno SCT410.3 4WD Short Course Truck

Tekno SCT410.3 4WD Short Course Truck

Tekno RC has announced their latest short course truck, the SCT410.3. The previous versions of the SCT410 were well known for their capabilities around a track, the new one comes with many improvements to make it handle better and to make it tougher than ever. Some of those improvements include- * Lightened outdrives and couplers * Angled rear diff with larger bearing * [...]

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Kyosho Plazma Carbon Edition

Carbon Edition Toyota GT-One and Porsche 962C from Kyos…

Carbon fiber is just plain cool isn’t it? That’s why Kyosho America has announced two new carbon edition Plazma Lm Series 12th scale cars. Kyosho has given the carbon fiber treatment to their Plazma Toyota GT-One and their Plazma Porsche 962C. Both come as kits with highly detailed bodies that are pre-printed and pre-cut. Kyosho includes a 380 motor adapter [...]

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Axial Yeti XL Kit Review

Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy Kit Review

The Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy is a big, nasty, bashing machine. First introduced as a RTR, the Yeti XL is now available in Kit Form. Is the kit easy to build? Is it any different than the RTR? Is it worth your hard earned cash? Read on to find out the scoop on the Yeti XL Kit… From: Axial [...]

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Serpent F110 SF2 Formula 1 Car

Serpent F110 SF2 Formula 1 Car Kit

The latest F1 car from Serpent, the F110 SF2, features a slew of changes to make it faster than ever. The SF2 was designed to be run with either foam or rubber tires and comes in kit form. The kit doesn’t come with a body or tires, but does include front and rear wings. Carbon fiber can be found just [...]

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Kawada F500WS

Kawada Announces F500WS

New from Kawada is a “wide spec” version of their Formula 1 car called the F500WS. Loaded with carbon fiber goodness, the F500WS should be an agile race machine while sporting scale authentic looks. Kawada is hoping for an April release date and you can hit up This Link to check out their official website. Click Here for more F1 news [...]

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Build Log Axial Yeti XL Kit

Build Log – Axial Yeti XL Kit

Our full review of the Axial Yeti XL Kit goes up next week, until then we are posting some pictures from the build process. Overall the Yeti XL went together very well with no need to shave down parts to prevent binding and there were no parts missing, making for an easy build. In total it took us roughly 16 [...]

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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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