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CRC Xti-WC KitOne of the most popular indoor carpet classes has always been 1/12th scale and now you can own a version of the car that Marc Rheinard used to win the last 12th scale world championship. The CRC Xti-WC is now available for sale and comes with all the latest 12th scale design technology. The WC edition features a new chassis as well as a new U-plate front sub-frame to make it faster, tougher, and easier to drive than ever. The Xti-WC was also designed to be ultra-adjustable to suit both mod or stock racing. You can Click This Link to get more details over on the official CRC website.

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Kyosho Nissan LM There are so many good looking cars hitting the market now days. Manufacturers are paying more attention to the details that can make their cars look just like their full scale equivalents.

The new Plazma series car from Kyosho, the 24 Hour of LeMans Nissan R90CP, definitely brings it in the looks department. Its highly detailed Nissan shell looks just like the full size car, while under the hood it sits on the high performance Kyosho Plazma platform. It might not make a good outdoor pavement basher, but if you have a smooth enough surface it should be nuclear quick.

The part number is #30925B, it is street priced at $319, and you can hit This Link to visit its official page on the Kyosho America website.

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VBC Racing Lightning10 Pan Car KitWhile 10th scale pan cars don’t make good outdoor bashers, they sure can be fun indoors on carpet. What is the latest pan car to hit the market? The Lightning10 from VBC Racing.

The tenth scale Lightning10 is perfect for the popular World GT class held here in the states. The Lightning10 was designed with versatility in mind. For example, it comes with two different servo mounts, one for regular size and one for a smaller 12th scale style servo. Its chassis also makes it easy to change weight bias when using a shorty style LiPo battery. Some of its other features include-

* 2.5mm carbon fiber chassis
* Adjustable bumper to fit a wide variety of bodies
* Adjustable wheelbase
* 7075 aluminum bulkhead, caster blocks, steering knuckles, motor mount, rear axle mount & chassis brace mount
* Slop free composite materials

Street price is $299 and they should start shipping in early November. Complete details can be found over on the official VBC Racing website.

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Schumacher SupaStox GT12With that crisp fall air comes indoor season- carpet, high traction, and high speed. New from Schumacher to go fast indoors is the SupaStox GT12. This 1/12th scale kit was designed to go faster and be easier to drive than ever before. Some of its new features include-

* LCG motor mounts
* Adjustable droop screws
* 2.5mm thick chassis
* Multiple servo positions
* Pivot front suspension
* Pivot ball rear end w/ back tube damper
* Adjustable Ackerman

If you are going to get one on order, the part number for the S1 chassis with diff is #K154, the fixed axle carbon fiber version is #K157, and you can get complete details over on the official Schumacher Website.

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Mon-Tech M10 Body
For all you 1/10th scale World GT drivers, a company from Italy called Mon-Tech has announced their new M10 body. The M10 has a sleak look and was made to fit 200mm 1/10th scale pan cars. Molded from .75mm polycarbonate, it includes window masks, decals, and a high downforce rear wing. To get more details, simply hit up This Link to head over to Mon-Tech’s official website.

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XRay Pan Car
With indoor carpet season just around the corner, XRay has announced their new 2015 X12 pan car kit. The ’15 edition of the X12 comes with plenty of updates to keep you at the front of the pack. An all new chassis leads the list, but numerous others make the X12 easier to drive, easier to work on, and more adjustable than ever. To get complete details, hit up This Link over on the official XRay website.

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XRay X10
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 front arms
* Updated ride height adjustment
* New servo saver
* New side tubes and rear link brace

Want more details? Hit up This Link over on the official XRay website.

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CRC Toyota LOLA 1/12th Bodies Black Art

The good folks over at Calandra Racing Concepts have a couple of new bodies to keep your 12th scale pan car flying around the track.

The first is a high downforce Black Art Toyota TS030. The Toyota is made for high speed tracks where higher downforce is needed and uses a center spine for more stability. The second is a Lola B10 featuring less downforce for slower tracks and for stock class racing. Both are pulled from .5mm genuine GE Lexan to be crystal clear and to withstand those hard smacks into the pipes.

The part number for the Lola B10 is #4171 while the part number for the Toyota is #4172. Both are available now with a street price of $19. To get more information simply click This Link to head over to the CRC website.

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VBC Racing LightingF Car Kit
The Formula 1 class has become quite popular and one of the newest cars on the market is the VBC Racing LighteningF. The LighteningF looks pretty trick sporting loads of carbon fiber, scale appropriate wheels, tires, and wings.

* Hardened rear axle
* Carbon fiber front arms
* 2.5mm carbon fiber chassis
* Ball differential
* 7075 aluminum rear bulkheads
* Easy motor access

The part number is #D-05-VBC-CK04, it has a street price of $289, and they are available right now. Hit up This Link for more information over on the official VBC website.

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THE Speed Passion LM-1 Le Mans Spec Racer Review

Speed Passion LM-1 Le Mans Car

Ya, you’ve probably heard of Speed Passion ESCs and motors before, but you might not be aware that they sell cars too (or that they have an office right here in Chicago). When we first saw the product announcement for their new LM-1 Le Mans Spec Racer we immediately made the call, we had to have one for review. The LM-1 is a 2wd 10th scale pan car that looks very scale realistic. Here we are a few weeks later and our review is all done. Is the LM-1 fast? Can you slam the pipes without it falling to pieces? Is it worth the cash? Hit the “Read More” to find out…

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Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans Spec Racer
When Speed Passion first announced their new LM-1 LeMans car we were immediately interested. It’s a pan car so it should be fast and it has some pretty cool scale looks, nobody can resist that combination.

While we are finishing up the LM-1 review, have a look at the unboxing pictures. It comes in two boxes, a small box containing the actual car kit, and a larger box with the body inside. The biggest thing we noticed during the unboxing was how trick the multi-piece body looks. If it looks this good clear, it should really knock our socks off when painted.

Also pictured but not included in the kit are a Speed Passion Reventon S ($59) speed controller and a Speed Passion V3.0 17.5R ($49) brushless motor. We are looking forward to seeing how much rip these affordable units have during our review.

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Speed Passion LM-1 Spec Racer
The crew over at Speed Passion first put their new LM-1 LeMans Spec Racer on display at the Nuremberg Toy Fair, now they are announcing it is about a month from hitting hobby shops. The LM-1 Spec Racer is intended to be an affordable, fast, and durable on-road car. Under the highly detailed LeMans style body lies a 2wd pan car, easy to build and work on.

The part number for the Speed Passion LM-1 LeMans is #SP001062 and it has a street price of $199.

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XRay X12 12th Scale Pan Car
Indoor season is upon us and with that many drivers like getting their rc on with lighting fast 12th scales. If you are a 12th scale pan car fan you might be interested in the latest car from XRay, their X12. The X12 is XRay’s latest and greatest pan car featuring an all new narrow chassis along with other improvements. Some of the all new improvements on the X12 include-

* Narrow design chassis
* Narrow rear pod
* Improved weight balance
* Centralized shock mounting position
* Improved battery placement
* New rear link brace
* New straight side springs
* New front suspension arms
* Front track width adjustment
* Ride height adjustment
* Front eccentric inserts
* Steel rear axle

To get more pictures, specifications and information on the new X12 simply click This Link.

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