Hobby Pro USA are set to keep the nitro guys happy with their new 500CC fuel bottles. They’re just the right softness to be practical in all situations, and at a penny under $6 you can’t complain about value for money! Head over to the Hobby Pro website to get your hands on one.
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Axial now carry a kit version on their SCX10 Dingo. You get a ton of cool stuff included in the kit, including aluminum suspension links, metal driveshafts, a slipper clutch and threaded piggy-back shocks! And of course being a SCX10 chassis, it should be as tough as nails! Street price will be under $250, and it [...]
If you like to keep your hardware organised, then Hudy’s Double-Sided Hardware Box is ideal for you! It’s got 10 fixed compartments and 16 smaller adjustable compartments for all types of rc hardware, and it’s also decorated with cool Hudy graphics. Head over to the Hudy Website for details.
Oh Team Durango, you are such a tease! Only a few pictures of the new DEX408 have been released, all body-on shots, but we do know that it will be a purpose built electric buggy and not a converted nitro chassis. Check out the Team Durango Blog for a few more teaser shots!
We broke it, now it’s officially on Axial’s website. The 1/10 scale Wraith kit is a real thing! It will come unassembled (obviously), with no electronics, or LEDs. It will have 7mm aluminium lower links, universal joint axles instead of dog bones, softer springs and tires, clear body panels, and black rims and tires. Lots [...]
Tamiya has stepped back into their well-used time machine to bring back their next release in the Fast Attack 2011 buggy. Featuring a cool, scale military look, the Fast Attack 2011 is a re-released kit based on the same model from 1984 that features full ball-bearings (first production run only), detailed resin body and roll [...]
Tamiya is showing off their redesigned TA06 Pro chassis at the Shizuoka Hobby Show in Japan. Some of the new features include a completely new chassis layout, with different motor, battery, and electronics positioning. You’ll also notice the front shocks are inboard and the belt drive system is different. There’s also been some changes made [...]
HPI has made some changes to the already dominant Blitz ESE, to create a new Pro version. The Blitz ESE Pro has a few new features, like a new, genuine MIP ball differential for extra smooth diff action and greater adjustability. You’ll also find HPI’s redesigned Mk. 8 V2 wheels in matte black. The Mk. [...]
RTR Sucks. I said it, and I don’t feel bad for saying it. So any time I hear of a kit version of any vehicle being released I jump for joy. HPI has long been cool about releasing their Baja 5 line as a kit version, so their new Baja 5SC SS comes as no [...]
If you’ve ever been curious about the design and manufacturing process of r/c cars, XRAY’s latest column covers that exact topic. XRAY’s chief designer, Juraj Hudy, gives a behind the scenes look at the design process, prototyping, mold making and other aspects of the RX8, XRAY’s latest 1/8 scale nitro onroad racer. After several months [...]
After much hype, we’re finally getting our first look at the Team Associated SC10 4×4. So will it live up to it? The SC10 4×4 features a very unique belt drive system with dual gearboxes. The belt rides in a sealed system, well above the chassis, with the batteries and electronics tucked underneath in a [...]
Back during IHobby TQ Racing showed off a prototype of the SX8 e Evo buggy. Well that prototype is finally ready for full on production mode. But it’s not just the SX8e that’s ready for prime time, they also have a nitro version to go along with it. Both cars feature big bore shocks, aluminum [...]
Here’s one thing (among many) we missed at IHobby. TQ Racing unveiled their prototype of a new 1/8 scale brushless buggy, called the SX8 Evo E. It’s based on ideas from TQ’s SX10 line, but also features many new ideas that work with 1/8 scale. It’s designed with saddle packs in mind for better weight [...]