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Mugen MTX6R 1/10 Nitro Touring Car

Mugen MTX-6R 1/10 Nitro Touring Car

Just announced by the crew over at Mugen is the MTX-6R. The MTX-6R is a 1/10th scale 200mm nitro kit for high-end racing, or going ridiculously fast around your cul-de-sac. Some of the highlights on the new MTX-6R include- * New chassis that is easy to mount center weights on * New thicker bulkhead brace * New front bumper mounting holes * Short carbon [...]

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TC 7.1 Factory Team Kit

New TC 7.1 FT Kit Announced!

On road racers be warned! Team Associated has just announced its new TC 7.1 FT kit! An evolution too the TC 7.0, it has a narrower chassis, lower center of gravity, a new one piece motor mount, and many more new features that will shave off those pesky little seconds off your lap time! Check out all the details at this [...]

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HoBao Racing Hyper VT

HoBao Racing Hyper VT RTR

It is officially 1/8th on-road day here at BigSquidRC. After having posted the new HB Racing and Serpent 1/8th on-road cars, here we are with the HoBao Racing Hyper VT. The Hyper VT was teased back in July, but now full details have been announced. The 1/8th on-road Hyper VT comes in both nitro and brushless RTR forms. The Nitro Version [...]

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Serpent Viper 977 EVO2

Serpent Viper 977 EVO2

What, two 1/8th nitro on-road cars in one day? That has to be a new record at BigSquidRC. Earlier today we posted about the new HB Racing RGT8, now we have the pleasure of helping to announce the Viper 977 EVO 2 from Serpent to the world. You may already be familiar with the 977 from Serpent, it has been [...]

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HB Racing RGT8

HB Racing RGT8 1/8 On-Road Kit

Designed to compete in the 1/8th scale Nitro GT Class, HB Racing has announced their very first nitro GT car, the 1/8 RGT8. The RGT8 is based off of HB’s extremely capable D815 nitro buggy platform, creating a car that should be great for bashing or high speed runs. What are some of its highlights? * 2 speed transmission * Lightweight diff [...]

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PROTOform Swift-235 Clear Body

PROTOform Swift-235 Clear Body

With some indoor carpet tracks seeing a resurgence in the Pro-10 class, PROTOform has announced the Swift-235 Clear Body. The Swift was designed to fit 1/10th scale 235mm pan cars. It has an ultra-low design with a style that mimics modern full scale LMP cars. The Swift is also versatile, being equally suited for racing indoors on carpet or outdoors [...]

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Tamiya Mercedes

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebe…

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo. II Team Zakspeed Diebels Alt. Yes, that might be the longest name ever for an rc car, but it represents the successful race car that Mercedes campaign way back in the early 90s in Germany. At the very least it should make for a fun 4wd 1/10 kit to put [...]

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Team Associated Apex 1/18 Touring Car

Team Associated Apex 1/18th Touring RTR

Remember the 18th scale class? Remember how affordable, durable, and easy on the wallet they were? Well, Team Associated has just announced their latest 18th scaler, the Apex Touring RTR. The Apex Touring is designed for on-road use with a road car body, wheels, and tires. It features 4wd and an easy to drive brushed power system. * Ball diffs front [...]

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HB Racing R8

Shipping Again Soon – HB Racing R8 On-Road Kit

For all you on-road racers, yesterday we received a press release from Hobbico for the HB Racing R8. The R8 was first officially announced back in 2014, now it sounds like it will be available and shipping here in the states next month from Hobbico. The official Tower Hobbies website has the R8 kit listed for $799 with an expected [...]

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Tamiya NSX TT-02

Tamiya Acura NSX TT-02 Kit

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Acura NSX TT-02 Kit. The new full sized NSX is making big waves in the car scene with its aggressive looks and advanced technology, soon you’ll be able to drive a 1/10 scaled version thanks to Tamiya. The beautifully done NSX body sits on Tamiya’s dependable and easy to build TT-02. * 4 wheel drive * [...]

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Dromida 18th Scale Touring Car

Dromida 1/18th Touring & Rally Cars

Hey on-road drivers, Dromida has just announced their 1/18th scale Touring and Rally Car. Both come in ready-to-run form and both are available with either brushed or brushless (5300kV) power. Pricing is very easy on the wallet with the brushed street priced at $109 and the brushless priced at $169. 4wd is used on both style of cars and they [...]

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Review Duratrax 8th scale buggy tires

Duratrax 8th Scale Buggy Lockup & Bandito Tire Review

Some people want tires to win the IFMAR worlds. Others, mainly bashers, are just looking for an upgrade in traction at a reasonable price point. For all you 8th scale buggy bash fanatics out there, Duratrax recently added a couple of new sets of Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tires to their set list. We handed a new set of Lockup [...]

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Team Associated APEX Limited Edition Touring Car Kit

Team Associated APEX Limited Edition Touring Car Kit

Team Associated has just announced a new Kit Version of the Apex 1/10 Touring Car. The kit version should be a great deal for school projects or people looking for a budget drifter/TC/VTA car. Available only for a limited time, it will only be available in the North American market. The Apex is priced at just $129, it has a part [...]

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Sweep Racing "HYDROEDGE" Rain Tires

Sweep Racing Hydroedge Rain Tires

Developed for the 2016 ISTC 1/10th World Championships in Beijing, Sweep Racing has announced Hydroedge Rain Tires for touring cars. The Hydroedge tires are molded from a special soft compound of rubber and sport a unique tread design to help reduce hydroplaning. The Sweep Hydroedge are also a belted design to ensure the tire stays flat at high speeds, a [...]

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HoBao Hyper VT

Teaser – HoBao Hyper VT 1/8 On-Road Car

It has been a while since HoBao has announce a new car, but now they are teasing the Hyper VT. What is the Hyper VT? It is an 1/8th scale nitro powered on-road car designed for GT racing. Of course many HoBao products are popular among the bashing crowd for making high speed runs, the same thing might very well [...]

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