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MCD RR5 Max Pro

Full Details – MCD Racing 1/5 RR5-Max Pro

After a bit of teasing, MCD Racing has released full details on the upcoming RR5-Max Pro. The Max Pro is a 1/5th scale RTR buggy that now comes with a number of upgrades to help it bash harder. Here’s the full scoop- * Barracuda tuned exhaust * CNC machined engine mount * CNC machined 7075 T6 chassis * New front chassis stiffener * All new [...]

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Kraken VEKTA.5 TSCO Desert Truck

Kraken 1/5 VEKTA.5 TSCO Desert Truck

Is the large scale short course truck class heating up or what? First announced was the burly Losi Super Baja Rey. Then, just the other day, Traxxas announces their Unlimited Desert Racer. Now, to go even bigger, Kraken has announced the 1/5 VEKTA.5 TSCO Desert Truck. The Kraken is a huge beast of a truck that is powered by a [...]

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MCD Racing RR5-Max Pro

Teaser – MCD Racing RR5-Max Pro

Being teased now is a new 1/5th scale from MCD Racing. MCD is now teasing the RR5-Max Pro which is based on a race proven design but now sports a longer wheelbase. The longer wheelbase is used to improve handling by making the car more stable. The RR5-Max Pro has been optimized for better performance and can be used with [...]

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MCD Racing XR5 MAX Factory Team Kit

MCD Racing XR5 MAX Factory Team Kit

Attention large scale fans, MCD has just announced the 1/5th scale XR5 MAX Factory Team Kit. The MAX Factory Team edition brings multiple upgrades to the plate for improved handling and durability. Here are some of the changes, plus some specifications- * New longer wheelbase chassis * Wider track * New aluminum shock towers * New shock bodies * New body * Shaft driven 4wd * [...]

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Pro-Line Fugitive Tire Video

Video – Pro-Line Fugitive Off-Road 1:5 Tires

Here ya go 1/5th scale fanatics, a cool new large scale video from Pro-Line. The P-L crew recently posted a new video to promote their 1/5 Fugitive off-road tires. The Fugitives were designed to not only be long lasting, but to also give you loads of grip out on the track. Watch the video to learn more about what makes [...]

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Pro-Line Fugitive X2 Tires

Pro-Line Fugitive X2 1/5 Truck Tires

Listen up 1/5th scale drivers, Pro-Line has announced their Fugitive Truck Tires in X2 compound. These fit trucks like the HPI Baja 5SC and the Losi 5IVE-T. These are based off of Pro-Line’s world championship winning Fugitive tire technology and are molded in a long lasting rubber compound. * Small, tightly packed pins for optimal traction * Perfect for high wear conditions [...]

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HPI Racing Kraken Buggies

Now Available – HPI Racing Kraken Equipped Baja 5B Buggies

1/5th scale drivers can now rejoice as the HPI Racing Kraken Buggies are now shipping. That’s right, these are now available across the globe for your bashing enjoyment. Each of the buggies are street priced at $1349 and both come with Kraken upgrades to make them stand out in a crowd. The Baja 5B TSK-b Class 1 comes with a gnarly [...]

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Losi Desert Buggy XL-E Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi Desert Buggy XL-E

There are big, gnarly bash machines, then there are vehicles like the 1/5 Losi Desert Buggy XL-E. The XL-E is an enormous buggy designed from the ground up to deliver intense amounts of fun at your local bash spot. While we are finishing up our review, we are now posting up some unboxing pictures for you to have a look at. [...]

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Dynamite 1/5th Brushless Motor

Dynamite 1/5th Scale Brushless Motor

Coming soon from Dynamite is a new 1/5th Scale Brushless Motor. This giant beast of a motor measures in at 57 x 114mm and can be used on up to 8S of LiPo power. The biggest Dynamite is a sensorless design that sports a 8mm output shaft. The motor is rated at 800kV and should have plenty of power for [...]

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Losi Desert Buggy XL-E

Losi 1/5 Desert Buggy XL-E

Here ya go 1/5th scale fanatics, the Losi Desert Buggy XL-E has been announced. The XL-E is a massive RTR brushless 1/5th scaled buggy that should do a good job of dominating your local bash spot. Loaded with scale detailing, the beast comes with officially licensed Maxxis tires and an LED light bar for night driving. Here are some of [...]

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Pro-Line LockDown Losi 5IVE-T

2 New 1/5th Scale Tires From Pro-Line

Pro-Line will soon have a pair of new tire options for all you HPI Baja 5SC and Losi 5IVE-T drivers. First up is the LockDown X2. LockDowns are famous for their traction on prepared tracks with loose conditions and with the new X2 compound should last longer than ever. The LockDown X2s have a part number of #10117-002 and uses webbing [...]

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MCD Racing RR5 CF Ultimate

MCD Racing RR5 CF & W5 Max Ultimate

New from MCD Racing is a pair of 1/5th scale beasts. The first is the RR5 CF Ultimate buggy, while the second is the W5 MAX Ultimate short course style truck. Both of these “Ultimate” series vehicles sport precision machined alloy parts designed by MCD to be as strong and rigid as possible. The MCD crew have tested all the [...]

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KRAKEN VEKTA.5LSE PRO KIT

Kraken 1/5 Vekta.5LSE Pro Kit

Coming in January from Kraken RC is the LSE version of their Vekta.5 off-road machine. The Vekta.5LSE is a huge, scale type, 1/5th scaled gas powered beast that is modeled after the Class 4400 rig driven by Levi Shirley at the King Of The Hammers event. Here are some of its highlights- * True scale Class 4400 buggy * Pre-cut clear [...]

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MCD Racing W5 Max Factory Team SCT

MCD Racing 1/5 W5 Max Factory Team SCT

Go big with the new W5 Max Factory Team Short Course Truck from MCD Racing. The 1/5th scale W5 Max FT hosts a slew of changes over the previous W5 truck to make it faster and more durable than ever. * New extended wheelbase long chassis * New body * New alloy shock towers * New alloy lay-shaft carrier * New alloy shock bodies * New [...]

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Redcat Clawback 5th Scale Rock Crawler

Redcat Racing 1/5 Clawback Rock Crawler

Have you ever been on the trail and come upon a section that is simply impassable? Ever wish you had a truck big enough to get over an extra tough rock/limb/root section? If so, Redcat Racing has a new truck for you, the Clawback. The Clawback is HUGE, it is a 1/5th scaler that measures in with a whopping 650mm [...]

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