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Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Coverage – Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Last week the world famous Shizuoka Hobby Show took place in Asia. As several of the makers of our favorite bash cars and trucks are from that part of the world, it is cool to have an inside look at what they had on display. The show is held in Shizuoka City, which is known as “the model capital of [...]

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Kyosho 2012 Petronas Tom's SC430

Kyosho 2012 Petronas Tom’s SC430

Did you know that the Kyosho Mini-Z is taking off again? In different parts of our country, Mini-Zs are once again building in popularity because of their incredible scale detailing and easy to reach price points. The very latest Mini-Z to be released is the 2012 Petronas Tom’s SC430. The Lexus SC430 was cool enough on its own, but now [...]

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Kyosho Acura NSX GT3 II PureTen GP V-ONE R4s Ⅱ

Kyosho Acura NSX GT3 PureTen GP V-ONE R4s Ⅱ

The new full sized Acura NSX is turning heads worldwide, now Kyosho has announced a fully licensed rc version of the car. The Kyosho PureTen GP V-ONE R4s Ⅱ Acura NSX GT3 looks awesome and is ready for serious nitro power. Here are the highlights- * Exquisite body styling, officially licensed by Acura * Designed for advanced on-road performance * Chassis uses rear [...]

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Kyosho Komatsu Hydraulic Excavator

Kyosho Komatsu Hydraulic Excavator

While world champion Jared Tebo might have a hard time making the triples with Kyosho’s newest release, it sure looks like a lot of fun to us. Kyosho has announced the freshly updated Komatsu Hydraulic Excavator. The Komatsu is extremely scale detailed and comes in at 1/50th in scale. At 1/50th the Komatsu is large, but not huge, with a [...]

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Kyosho Audi R8 LMS 2015 Mini-Z White

Kyosho 2015 Audi R8 LMS In White

Today Kyosho has announced a bunch of new products, including a 2015 Audi R8 LMS in White. The Audi is the latest Mini-Z to be announced by Kyosho and comes fully pre-built and ready to jam. Here are some highlights- * Part of the Mini-Z rear wheel drive series * Syncro KT-531P 2.4GHz transmitter * Display model quality body * New circuit board & [...]

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Kyosho Inferno Neo 3.0 Buggy

Kyosho 1/8 Inferno Neo 3.0 Buggy

Just days after announcing new ownership, Kyosho is starting to roll out new cars. The first up is the Inferno Neo 3.0 Buggy. The Neo 3.0 is aimed at bashers as it comes in readyset (pre-built) form, but is designed for high-end performance. * User friendly KE21P Nitro engine * Big bore shocks * KC Cross off-road tires * Competition level chassis * Pre-built, just [...]

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Kyosho New Owners Bankrupt

New Ownership For Kyosho

Once again we find it troubling to post more industry news of this nature, but Kyosho has announced new ownership. Kyosho has long been a leader in the rc car industry. Various Kyosho cars and trucks have brought thousands upon thousands of new people into our hobby, while their high-end racing program has been dominate in 1/8th buggy over the [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 4 – Final Four

We are down to the final four! This is a VERY important round because it’s going to crown a winner for the basher side and a winner for the crawler side. It’s been very exciting watching things unfold. The leads in round three jumped back and forth several times leaving us on the edge of our seats to see who [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 3

We are down to eight vehicles. Four on the basher side, and four on the crawler side. The last round proved pretty interesting as a few upsets broke more than a few of the Big Squid RC crew brackets. There are several vehicles in the top 8 nobody expected to get this far. Again, every year we are surprised by [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 2 – With a Twist

Welcome to Round 2 of the March Bash-ness 2018 brackets! We warned you that we had planned a twist, and as you can see it’s a good one! We took all the winners from the sweet 16 bracket in round one, and put them on the left side. On the right side, we have added 8 scale/crawler vehicles! We had a [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 – Sweet 16

Welcome to the 2018 March Bash-ness Sweet 16! As always, we’d like to thank all of our readers around the world for posting to social media, sending in emails, leaving comments on what vehicles you think need to be in the bracket. As we have hinted to recently, there is going to be a little twist this year. What’s the [...]

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10th Anniversary Special Edition Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

10th Anniversary Special Edition Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4

To celebrate 10 year since the MP9 TKI4 first made its debut, Kyosho has announced a special edition of the buggy for all you racing enthusiasts. The new Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4 10th Anniversary Special Edition comes with all the option parts that the Kyosho international team drivers use, plus it is simply one incredible buggy. Here is a list [...]

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Kyosho MINI-Z RWD Series Readyset Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Kyosho MINI-Z Porsche 911 GT3 RS Readyset

Perfect for running indoors this winter is the newly announced Kyosho Mini-Z Porsche 911 GT3 RS Readyset. This version of the Mini-Z comes on a rear wheel drive chassis with an immaculate, display worthy, GT3 RS body. Here are some of its other highlights- * New Syncro KT-531P FHSS 2.4GHz transmitter * Newly developed control program * Full bearing set included * VCS front [...]

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Kyosho Mini-Z Buggy 2.0

Kyosho Mini-Z Buggy 2.0

Just announced by Kyosho is the version 2.0 of their Mini-Z Buggy. The latest version comes with an upgrade ESC for better feel, plus a powerful Team Orion brushless motor. Here are some of its other highlights- * Optimized for racing * New ESC developed with Scorpion Power System * Comes with full bearing set * Comes with optional under guard and ball stud [...]

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Kyosho Mini-Z FWD

New FWD Mini-Z Cars From Kyosho

Shipping right now from Kyosho are a pair of new FWD Mini-Z cars. The cars were designed to give you greater driving realism by using a realistic front wheel drive system. The two new cars are a Mazda 2 and a Toyota Prius with both sporting incredibly realistic looking bodies. * Front mid-ship motor layout * New Syncro KT-531P transmitter FHSS 2.4GHz [...]

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