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Kyosho 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS

It’s Official – Kyosho 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS

After 4 Months Of Teasing, the crew at Kyosho have released full details on their new 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS. We are super stoked to see this classic America muscle car hit the market and can’t wait to tear up our local cul-de-sac with one. The Chevelle SS will be available in two different colors, red (#34053T1) or blue (#34053T2), and [...]

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Team Orion HMX103 HMX App Control

Team Orion HMX10 ESC With HMX App Control

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to make changes to your ESC via a smart device app? Say hello to HMX Technology from Team Orion. Orion’s new HMX technology makes it easy to control a Team Orion HMX series ESC via a Bluetooth dongle for iOS users or optical cable for Android devices. What are some of the things that [...]

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Kyosho MINI-Z MR-03VE Pro GP

Kyosho MINI-Z MR-03VE Pro GP

For the ultimate in a small scale driving experience, Kyosho has announced the Mini-Z MR-03VE Pro GP chassis set. This limited edition chassis comes with a Team Orion brushless motor and is compatible with the ultra-fast EX-6 MHS 2.4GHz radio system. * 12,000kV Xspeed VE Pro brushless motor * Gold plated battery terminals and motor * Hard anodized motor mount and MML roll [...]

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Team Orion Battery Protection Box

Team Orion Battery Protection Box

Isn’t it about time someone got serious about LiPo safety? Team Orion is taking LiPo safety up a notch with their new Battery Protection Boxes. The protection devices look much like ammo boxes and are used to store your Lithium based batteries when not in use. Team Orion is offering the protection boxes in three different sizes, hit up This Link [...]

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Team Orion Advantage Touch Duo V-Max

Team Orion Advantage Touch Duo V-Max LiHV Charger

Team Orion has now added LiHV Charging to their very popular Advantage Touch Duo V-Max battery charger. The higher voltage LiHV cells are becoming more popular every day and “normal” LiPo chargers are not capable of charging them to their full capacity. That isn’t an issue with the newest version of the Advantage Touch Duo. It can charge LiHV along [...]

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HB Racing

Hot Bodies Officially Becomes HB Racing With New Ownership

We have just received official word that Hot Bodies is now called HB Racing. Recently HB Racing was acquired by a company called Neidhart S.A. who are best known for their Orion and nVision product lines. HB Racing also gets a new website which you can check out Right Here. To get more of the scoop, check out the official press [...]

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Orion Vortex VST2 Pro Magnesium Motors

Orion Vortex VST2 Pro Magnesium Case Motors

Shave weight on your race rig with the new Magnesium Case Brushless Motors from Team Orion. While most motor cans are made from aluminum, Orion has a new series that use magnesium instead, which is 33% lighter. The Vortex VST2 Pro Magnesium series will be available in a 540 size for 1/10th scale and a 690 for 8th scalers. * Lightweight [...]

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Orion Advantage Touch Duo V-Max

Orion Advantage Touch Duo V-Max Charger

For 2016 Team Orion has announced their updated Advantage Touch Duo V-Max battery charger. The big news on the Duo V-Max is the ability to charge the latest LiHV high voltage batteries. While normal LiPo batteries have a maximum voltage of 4.2 volts per cell, LiHV cells, like the V-Max series batteries from Orion, have a maximum voltage of 4.35, [...]

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Orion V-Max Rocket LiPo Battery

Orion V-Max Rocket LiPo Batteries

New from Team Orion is their V-Max Rocket line of LiPo batteries. What’s the scoop with them? Well, they have a couple of neat features. The first is a built in LED Status Checker Button. You can simply press a button to see if the pack is empty, fully charged, or somewhere in between. The second piece of news about [...]

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Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Review

Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Review

Everything we have posted about the Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger has gotten a lot of hits. In fact, more hits than any on-road car in recent memory. Is that due to its tough muscle car look? Maybe it’s due to the Orion dDrive system that sits under the hood? We have been bashing the daylights out of our Kyosho test unit [...]

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Kyosho dDrive Rage VEi Mad Bug VE

Kyosho Add Orion dDrive To Rage VEi & Mad Bug VE

Our friends over at Kyosho have announced that they are adding the Team Orion dDrive 2-1 Brushless System to new editions of the Rage and Mad Bug. The new Kyosho Rage VEi has a part number of #34353 and is expected to start shipping in October, while the new Mad Bug VE has a part number of #34354T3 and should [...]

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Team Orion Vortex VST2 Pro XLW Brushless

Team Orion Vortex VST2 Pro XLW Brushless Motors

Feel the power with the new Vortex Pro XLW series motors from Team Orion. What sets the XLWs apart? They are a slightly smaller diameter thus allowing them to be mounted lower, giving your car/buggy/truck a lower center of gravity. As the old saying goes, jump for the show, corner for the dough, and a lower center of gravity really [...]

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Team Orion dDrive Brushless Power System

Team Orion dDrive 2-N-1 Brushless Power System

What do you get when you put an ESC inside of a brushless motor? The new Team Orion dDrive 2-N-1 Power Unit, that’s what. The dDrive system makes putting a brushless system in your car easy-> bolt in the motor, plug the signal wire into your receiver, plug the pre-soldered Deans connector into your battery, and off you go. * Compact [...]

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Team Orion R8.1 Pro ESC

Team Orion Vortex R8.1 Pro ESC

After a year of teasing, Team Orion is about to unleash the R8.1 Pro on the driving public. The R8.1 Pro is Orion’s high-end race controller for 8th scale applications and has features like adjustable BEC voltage, a machined aluminum case, and dual sensor ports. The R8.1 Pro has a maximum cell count of 4S and a maximum motor rating [...]

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Kyosho Fazer VE Lancer Readyset

Kyosho Fazer VE Mitsubishi Lancer EVO Readyset

Coming to a hobby shop near you is the Kyosho Lancer EVO Readyset. On the outside it features a detail Mitsubishi Lancer EVO body, on the inside lurks a powerful Orion One 2400kV brushless system. The transmitter is a new KT-231 2.4GHz FHSS unit and it comes with an Orion 1800mAh NiMH battery to get you bashing as quickly as [...]

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