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Cubby Booth Babe Craig

THE Cub Report, 04.06.2015, Version- Fixing On-Road Rac…

Just in case you haven’t gotten the memo, On-Road racing here in America is F#&$%@!. Why do I say that? Turn outs at local races are abysmal, and even their national events have turned into a joke. And yes of course I am going to give you examples. In my local area, one of the biggest metros in the USA [...]

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PROTOform PFM-12

PROTOform PFM-12 Light Weight Clear Body

The PROTOform crew has announced a Light Weight version of their PFM-12 Clear Body. The PFM-12 was designed for use in GT12 racing and features a cool high performance look. The lightweight version helps to give your car a lower center of gravity for better handling and faster lap times. The body is street priced at $26, its part number is [...]

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PROTOform PFM-10

PROTOform PFM-10 Clear Body

PROTOform has just announced a hot new body, the PFM-10. After the success of the smaller PFM-12, PROTOform decided to scale it up to fit 1/10th 190mm touring cars. Styled after British supercars, the PFM-10 is sure to turn heads when it hits the tarmac. The new PFM-10 comes clear so you can put your favorite paint scheme on it, [...]

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Carisma DTM Video

Video – Carisma GT10RS DTM Series Cars

To hype the upcoming release of their new DTM Series cars, Carisma has put together a video highlighting how cool they look while driving around a track. There will initially be 4 cars in the series, two Mercedes, an Audi, and a BMW, all of which are highly detailed and look nearly identical to the actual race cars. All the [...]

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Teamsaxo 6 wheel Innovative F1-future

Teamsaxo 6 wheel Innovative F1-Future

With Formula 1 being one of the most popular on-road classes this winter, we are starting to see more and more unique cars for the class. One of the latest comes from Teamsaxo with their Tyrrell inspired Innovative F1-Future. The IFF is designed with two sets of front wheels for a unique look and to give it plenty of steering [...]

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Killerbody RC Furious Angel Body

Killerbody RC Furious Angel Body

Perhaps you’ve heard of it, Vanning is a “thing” over in Japan (our own Jeff Hoy is really into this movement). This is where the hip crowd in Japan modify vans to make them look as wild as possible by adding HUGE wings, long overhangs, exotic paint schemes, and of course, lots of lights. To celebrate the vanning culture the [...]

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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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Vaterra 2015 Ford Mustang 4WD RTR

Vaterra 2015 Ford Mustang 4WD RTR

While the radical new 2015 Ford Mustang is already making waves in the full size world, we are more stoked for the arrival of the new Vaterra rc version. The Vaterra 2015 Mustang is a meticulously detailed version of the real-deal, offering both incredible scale looks and solid on-road performance. The Vaterra 2015 Mustang comes on their V100-S 4wd on-road platform [...]

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Killerbody RC Lancia Stratos 1977 Giro d'Italia

Killerbody RC Lancia Stratos 1977 Giro d’Italia Body

Remember back in the mid-70s when the Lancia Stratos dominated the World Rally Championships? Nope, me neither, I was only 6 years old at the time. However, if you are into race cars then you know the Lancia has become an iconic car from the early days of rally racing. The people over at Killerbody RC have put out a very [...]

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XRay X10

XRay X10 2015 Edition

The folks over at XRay have recently announced the 2015 edition of their X10 pan car. The X10 was given a slew of upgrades to make it easier to work on, drive, and to adjust. Some of the updates on the X10 include- * Narrow chassis with new battery placement & weight balance * Narrow rear pod * Harder material used on new [...]

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Vaterra 2014 Corvette

Hands on the New Vaterra 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingr…

What’s new and hot from the crew over at Vaterra? It’s a fully licensed 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 and Vaterra was nice enough to let the BigSquidRC Bash Crew get an early hands-on look. Vaterra is known for their incredibly detailed bodies and their 2014 Corvette is no different. The body is fully licensed by Chevrolet and is a [...]

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Mugen MTX-6 Nitro Touring Car

Mugen MTX-6 4wd Nitro Touring Car

Mugen has a long history of high-end 10th scale nitro touring cars, their latest is the MTX-6. The MTX-6 starts with a new chassis and has many updates over the previous model. The updates were designed to make it more durable, to give it more steering, and to generally make it a better overall car for club racers. Some of [...]

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Serpent Viper 977-e

Serpent Viper 977-e 1/8 Electric On-Road Car

For those people looking to go insanely fast around an on-road track, Serpent has started teasing their new 977-e 8th scale on-road car. Like most Serpent products, it is ubered-out with carbon fiber and should be an animal to drive. Some of its features include- * Carbon fiber chassis, ESC plate, and battery holders * 7075-T6 aluminum motor mount and mid-shaft [...]

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Yokomo Drift Package DIB Version 2

Yokomo Drift Package DIB Version 2

RC drifting has been gaining momentum in our hobby and as it grows comes more and more options for cars. One of the latest drift machines to be announced is the Yokomo Drift Package DIB Version 2. The DIB V2 is essentially a highly upgraded orginal DIB, making it one serious drift machine. Some of the features of the V2 [...]

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