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11th Annual Futaba and O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

11th Annual Futaba & O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

Coming up on July 27th to the 30th is the 11th Annual Futaba And O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge. This yearly event will once again be held at the legendary St. Louis Dirtbuners track and features 7 different nitro classes as well as an electric buggy class. The Futaba race brings in racers from all over the country and is bound [...]

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XRay 2017 RX8

2017 XRay RX8

Full details have been released on the 2017 model of XRay’s XB8 on-road race machine. The 17′ RX8 of course comes with numerous upgrades and changes to yield even more performance out on the track. Some of its highlights include- * All new chassis for better gear mesh adjustments * Chassis has machined openings for weights and stiffeners * Lowered 2 speed bulkheads * [...]

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Kyosho Audi R8 LMS KE25

Kyosho Audi R8 LMS With KE25 Engine

Go for big power with Kyosho’s upcoming Inferno GT2 Race Spec Audi R8 LMS. The latest version of the Audi comes with a huge KE25 big block engine, making it a street machine that should really fly. In addition to the big nitro burner, the Audi comes with a realistic body and a KT-331P 2.4GHz radio system. * 2 speed [...]

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LRP ZR.28 Spec.4

Updated LRP ZR.28 SPEC.4 Nitro Engine

New from LRP is an updated version of their ZR.28 SPEC.4 nitro engine. On the new version of the big .28 LRP has seen fit to install a new carburetor for easier adjustment, better idling, and more torque. The engine also sports a new head for improved cooling. Furthermore, the LRP .28 uses compact construction allowing it to be installed [...]

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Tekno BLOK 21aM .21 Nitro Engine

Two New Nitro Engines From Tekno RC

Power up your 1/8th scale nitro burner with a pair of new engines from Tekno RC. First up is the BLOK 21aM (#TKR1710) buggy engine with the second being the BLOK 21aP (#TKR1711) truggy engine. Both are high-end competition engines that are priced at $469 and will start shipping in March. Here are some of their features- * 3 needle carb * DLC [...]

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XRay 2017 XB8 Buggy

XRay 2017 XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit

For all you hardcore off-road racers that have been waiting, XRay has announced full details on the 2017 edition of the XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit. Of course the 2017 version comes with a bunch of upgrades, changes that were made to help improve durability and to reduce lap times. Here are some the highlights- * Larger volume differentials * Larger 2.5mm diff [...]

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SWORKz S35-3 Nitro Buggy

SWORKz S35-3 Nitro Buggy

The folks over at SWORKz have released pictures and details on their new S35-3 nitro buggy kit. The S35-3 is the latest 1/8th race machine from SWORKz and it sports a multitude of upgrades. * New a-arms with optional carbon fiber covers * New Ackermann steering system * Optimized suspension geometry * Pro version comes standard with team option parts * New T-7075 chassis allows [...]

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Dynamite Infrared Temp Gun/Thermometer w/ Laser Sight

Dynamite Infrared Temp Gun W/ Laser Sight

New from Dynamite is an Infrared Temp Gun With Laser Sight. The laser sight makes it easy to get a temp reading from an exact area on an engine or motor and the gun has a temperature range of -58 to 716 degrees Fahrenheit. * Powered by an included 9 volt battery * Accuracy of ± 2% * LCD screen The temp gun is [...]

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Losi EIGHT Nitro Buggy EIGHT-T Nitro Truggy Unboxing

Unboxing – Losi 8IGHT Buggy & 8IGHT-T Nitro RTRs

Remember the sound of nitro? What about the smell? Oh yes, nitro is something that every rc enthusiast should experience. We have been thrashing the living daylights out of a Losi 8IGHT Nitro RTR Buggy and the 8IGHT-T Nitro RTR Truggy while working on our reviews. And yes, our bash crew has been having a blast remembering how fun nitro [...]

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HPI Savage X SS

Re-Release – HPI Racing Savage X SS Kit

Just announced by HPI Racing is the re-release of the Savage X SS Kit monster truck. The Savage X SS is a beastly nitro burning off-road machine that is legendary in bashing circles. The latest version of the Savage comes with multiple updates including all metal diffs with machine cut gears, super heavy duty drivetrain parts, and a 2.5mm twin [...]

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Kyosho INFERNO MP9 TKI4 SPEC A

Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4 Spec A

Just announced by the good folks over at Kyosho America is the Inferno MP9 TKI4 Spec A. The Spec A is an ARR nitro buggy that has been personally inspected by Yuichi Kanai (the car’s designer and former 1/8 world champion) to ensure a high build quality. * Built by experienced Kyosho staffers * Ride height & alignment strictly measured * Pre-cut clear [...]

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Tekno NB48.4 Nitro Buggy

Tekno NB48.4 Nitro Buggy

No, it isn’t spring quite yet, but it is never too early to start building a kit to get ready for outdoor season. Just announced by Tekno RC is the NB48.4 Nitro Buggy Kit. The NB48.4 builds upon the tried and true NB48 platform with numerous updates to make it the best nitro buggy ever from Tekno. Here are some [...]

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HB Racing D817 Buggy

HB Racing D817 Prototype Images

The much anticipated HB Racing D817 Nitro Buggy gets closer to public release with each passing day. To boost some of the hype, HB Racing has posted a series of pictures showing full details under the hood of their latest nitro warrior. Pictured is the prototype D817 buggy that the world champion David Ronnefalk will use at his next big [...]

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Kyosho Audi R8 LMS

Kyosho Audi R8 LMS Readyset In Red

The crew over at Kyosho have announced the Audi R8 LMS Red Readyset. The Audi is a nitro powered on-road machine that comes completely pre-built to make it easy to burn up the streets in front of your house. A GXR15 pull start engine is used to provide the power, while a 2 speed transmission makes sure you can [...]

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O.S. Competition Engine Video

Video – O.S. Speed Competition Buggy Engine

Recently posted by Hobbico is a new promotional video for the O.S. Speed B2102. The B2102 is a high-end nitro race engine that puts out the power needed to put your 1/8th buggy in the winners circle. Rated at 2.61 horsepower, the B2102 sports ceramic bearings and a low profile design for optimal handling. Pricing is $499 and they are [...]

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