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Yokomo YD-2TC

Yokomo YD-2TC Touring Car

Is the world ready for a RWD touring car class? The crew at Yokomo think so and have introduced the YD-2TC. In the full scale world, most high performance touring cars are RWD, hence the reason the YD-2TC exists, to bring more realism to a class that could use a breathe of fresh air. Here is the scoop- * High grip [...]

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Yokomo YZ-2DTM Ryan Maifield Edition

Yokomo YZ-2DTM Ryan Maifield Edition

Shipping later this month is the Ryan Maifield Edition of the Yokomo YZ-2DTM. The newest YZ is a 2wd 1/10th scale buggy kit that comes with a number of updated features. Some of its highlights include- * JConcepts S2 body with Aero wing * New rod ends that are smoother and more durable * New rear shock tower brace * Increased steering hub carrier [...]

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Yokomo YD-2 EX

Yokomo YD-2 EX Drift Car

New from Yokomo is the YD-2 EX drift car. The YD-2 EX is a rear wheel drive kit that is ready to dominate your local drift track. A new front bulkhead, new aluminum shock tower, and a narrower chassis headline some of the changes on the EX. * Matte graphite double deck chassis * 4 gear transmission * Large rear diffuser * New sealed [...]

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Yokomo BD8 Touring Car

Yokomo BD8 Touring Car

Yokomo recently won the touring car IFMAR world championship and soon they’ll be releasing the car that pulled it off, the BD8. Expected to start shipping at the end of October, the BD8 will give you the chance to race what the world champ Ronald Völker drives. The BD8 uses high-end materials from nose to tail. Belt drive is used on [...]

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Yokomo YD-4MR

Yokomo YD-4MR Drift Car

The crew over at Yokomo aren’t messing around in the drift scene. Over the last couple of years they have released some incredible cars, ones that have helped raise the bar in drifting. Their latest uber machine coming to the market will be the YD-4MR. The YD-4MR is a rear mid-motored 4wd high-end drifter designed for the ultimate in sideways [...]

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Yokomo RWD YD2 On Tour – First Peak!

If you follow professional RC drifting you know that Yokomo‘s YD2 dominated the RWD

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Drift Itch – Yokomo YD-2 RWD drift chassis

Hey gang Evol here to scratch that drift itch. It looks like Yokomo is at it again with a new drift chassis to follow up the competition drifter YD-4. This little gem was spied at the FEMCA RC DRIFT event recently at the Yatabe Arena in Japan. The YD-2 is purpose built from the ground up as a RWD drift [...]

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Team Yokomo – YG-301 Gyro for RWD drift cars

Yokomo has finally started to release some products aimed at the RWD drifter. Not a heck of a lot of details but the fact that they acknowledge RWD exists is something right? They mention that you can use it in any of their cars but it is intended to RWD use. It features remote gain, left and right end points [...]

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Pro-Line Clear Front Wing

Pro-Line Clear Front Wing & Mount

New from Pro-Line Racing is a Clear Front Wing & Mount. Why do you need one? Well, the Pro-Line front wing helps to keep the front of your 1/10th scale buggy planted when coming out of corners, helping you to lower your lap times. The Pro-Line front wing mounts low and in front of the shock tower. This keeps the center [...]

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Drift Itch – This week in drift

Whats up drifters? Evol here in a bit of a reflective mood as the year 2015 winds to an end. It has been a very educational year for me as I tested some new waters in this RC drift columnist role for BigSquid. I’ve been helped along immensely by friends, colleagues and manufacturers who were willing to get behind me [...]

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Yokomo YR-10 Formula Kit

Yokomo YR-10 Formula Kit

Get your F1 on this winter with the new Yokomo YR-10. The YR-10 is a high-end F1 style racer loaded with uber-ness. Scale realism was also a priority with the YR-10, proof of that can be seen with its narrow chassis and with its design to be run primarily with rubber tires. Some of its other highlights include- * Graphite arms [...]

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Drift Itch – what makes a drifter a drifter?

So by now you guys know that I love RC Drift. I get all loopy and excited when I see shifts in the segment or innovations in the established platforms. It’s easy to forget when you’re so wrapped up in something that some people are still on the outside looking in wondering what it is that us drifters are all [...]

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Yokomo BD7 2016 Touring Car

Yokomo BD7 2016 Touring Car

For all you high-end touring car enthusiasts, Yokomo has just released full details on the 2016 edition of their BD7. As you can see by the pictures, the ’16 BD7 comes loaded with weight saving carbon fiber and it brings a bunch of improvements over the last model. Some of the highlights of the 2016 BD7 include- * Ultra-low center of [...]

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Yokomo YZ4 Buggy

Yokomo YZ-4 Buggy Coming Soon

While Yokomo isn’t nearly the fixture that they used to be off-road here in the states, they still have done quite well overseas, and they are on the verge of releasing a new 4wd 10th scale buggy called the YZ-4. Yokomo has been teasing the YZ-4 for months and it looks to be a major contender to win the 4wd [...]

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Drift Itch – RWD is here to stay

Well its happened. The stars have aligned and I acknowledge beyond all doubt the RWD drift is here to stay. It’s easy to dismiss early signs of a shift in a movement when scrappy young companies like Max Speed Technology litter the ground with new RWD kits like heads lopped off in a Game of Thrones episode. Easy to dismiss [...]

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