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Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser 2.0

Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser 2.0 Electric and Nitro Re…

For you solid axle monster truck fans, Kyosho has announced new 2.0 versions of their electric and nitro powered Mad Force trucks. Both units come ready to run with a new body graphics, 3 piece wheels, and updated tires. The Kruiser 2.0 VE brushless version comes with a powerful Orion brushless system and big bore shocks. The nitro version is [...]

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O.S. Speed B2101 Buggy

O.S. Speed B2101 Buggy Nitro Engine

Got nitro? If not, O.S. has a new .21 sized engine to give your buggy some serious rip. Their new O.S. Engines Speed Tuned B2101 gave Ty Tessmann the power to win the IFMAR Worlds, now it can give you the power to blow past your bashing buddies. With instant throttle response, faster acceleration, and a lower center of gravity, [...]

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2015 XRay XB8 Buggy

2015 XRay XB8 Nitro Buggy

While the 2015 Edition of the XRay XB8 isn’t all new, it does feature a slew of updates to make it easier to go fast and to increase its durability. An all new chassis is the big news, it has been designed to give the buggy more traction, while new 7075 aluminum shock towers are more durable and yield better [...]

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SOAR Seiki 998 Nitro Buggy

SOAR Seiki 998 Nitro Buggy

For all you nitro burners, Graupner has released information on the new SOAR Seiki 998 nitro buggy. The 998 comes with a 3mm thick hard anodized 7075 aluminum chassis, 4mm thick shock towers, and easy access differentials. 3 aluminum clutch shoes are used to put the power to the ground, while lightweight spur and bevels gears are used to help [...]

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VP Fuels

Product Spotlight – VP Fuels

While it might seem like electric rules right now, every time we go bashing we see people running nitro and gasoline powered cars. No, fuel burning rc cars aren’t as dominant as they once were, but there are still plenty of hardcore bashers that will not bash without the smell and sound of nitro/gas. Over the last couple of months we’ve [...]

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Duratrax camaro nitro review

Product Spotlight – Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro RTR

One of the most important people around the BigSquidRC offices is our guy “Wrench Bill”. He fixes all the cars we bust up (he is VERY busy) and generally keeps everyone sane. Bill is also our resident nitro lover. No matter where we go Bill always brings a nitro (or 3) to bash with. There are a lot of people [...]

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HPI Hot Bodies R8

HPI/Hot Bodies R8 4wd Nitro 1/8th On-Road Car

Hot Bodies has just announced their first ever 1/8th Scale 4WD Nitro On-Road Car called the R8. Built for serious speed and agility, the R8 should be able to carve up your local track or empty parking lot. The R8 comes in kit form with a 5mm thick 7075 aluminum chassis. A 2 speed tranny is used to put maximum power [...]

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Kyosho FO-XX Video

Video – Kyosho FO-XX 1/8th Monster Truck

There is no better way to kick off a week than with a good bash video. The folks over at Kyosho have worked up a new video showing off the bashing capability of their new FO-XX nitro and brushless trucks. It sports some heavy metal music and plenty of heavy metal bashing, check it out below. The nitro FO-XX is priced [...]

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Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro Unboxing

Unboxing – Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro Car

Electric might be the dominant force in rc right now, but there are still plenty of bashers that enjoy the smell of nitro in the morning. There is something about the sound and smell of nitro that some hobbyists can’t live without. The Duratrax Camaro ZL1 has been out for a while now, but we recently got one to review. It [...]

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SWORKz S350T Truggy

SWORKz S350T Nitro Truggy Kit

The folks over at SWORKz have been teasing their first ever truggy for months, now they have released full details. The 1/8 SWORKz truggy is dubbed the S350T. This is a nitro powered machine loaded with high performance features. Some of its highlights include- * 7075 aluminum chassis with black hard coating * CVDs all around * Sealed front and rear arms * 150cc fuel [...]

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Mugen MBX7R Buggy

Mugen Seiki MBX7R 1/8 Nitro Buggy

The 8th scale buggy World Championships are quickly approaching. As such, expect to see a lot of new products being announced for debut at the big event. Mugen knows what it takes to win world championships and they have just announced their latest uber race machine, the MBX7R. The 7R is based off the highly praised MBX7, with updates and refinements [...]

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LRP S8 NXR Buggy

LRP S8 NXR 1/8 Nitro Buggy

Love the smell of nitro in the morning? If so LRP has announced a new high-end 1/8 nitro buggy, the S8 NXR. As you can see from the picture (and video below) the S8 NXR is loaded with carbon fiber and tuning parts. Hard anodized 7075 aluminum is used for the chassis, knuckles, c-hubs, and rear wheel carriers, while big bore [...]

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JQ THECar White Limited Edition Buggy

JQ Racing THECar Limited White Edition Buggy

“Good guys always wear white” (at least in the movies) and now you can get an All White Edition of JQ’s THECar. THECar white edition will not only make you instantly stand out in a crowd, but it is a full on race buggy capable of busting out fast lap times. Trick looks, fast laps, what more can you ask [...]

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HPI Racing 1/8 Ken Block WR8 3.0 Ford Fiesta

HPI Racing 1/8 Ken Block WR8 3.0 Ford Fiesta 2.4 R…

First teased back in February, the wait is nearly over for the nitro powered HPI 1/8 Ken Block WR8 3.0. The latest HPI to sport Ken Block livery comes with a Nitro Star G3.0 nitro engine (with pull start) and 4wd to put all that power to the ground. The chassis, based off the Bullet MT, is tough and ready [...]

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Kyosho FO-XX 4WD Mud Racer

Kyosho FO-XX Electric & Nitro 1/8 4WD Readysets

Well look at what Kyosho has on the way, the FO-XX 1/8 4WD mud basher. The FO-XX will be available two ways, electric driven with brushless power, or with a powerful nitro engine. Based off the Mad Force platform, the Kyosho FO-XX is a big truck that should be a lot of fun to explode your local mud pit with. [...]

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