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XRay 2018 XB8

2018 XRay XB8 Nitro Buggy

The crew over at XRay have really been making a push lately, their latest new car announcement is the 2018 version of the XB8. The ’18 XB8 is ready for the nitro off-road wars coming up in the spring, here are some of its upgrades over the previous model- * New chassis designed with more space between wheels & side guards * [...]

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Mugen MBX8 Nitro Buggy

Mugen MBX8 Nitro Buggy

It isn’t that often when Mugen introduces a new buggy, so the MBX8 is pretty big news in the 1/8th racing scene. Mugen states that the new MBX8 was designed to be more lightweight, for increased durability, better acceleration, and longer run-times. Here is the breakdown on some of its new gear- * New chassis for improved handling * High Traction Differentials [...]

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Reedy Sonic 866 877 Brushless Motors

Reedy Sonic 866 And 877 Brushless Motors

For all you electric 1/8th scale drivers, Reedy has announced a pair of new brushless motors. New from Reedy is the 866 and the 877. Both are street priced at $148 and were designed for loads of efficient power. Here are some of the new motors features- * Sensored design * 5mm shaft * 200mm sensor wire * CNC machined can * Built to ROAR [...]

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Team Magic J-STAR 6S Monster Truck

Team Magic J-STAR 6S Monster Truck

Just announced by HRC Distributing is a new monster truck from Team Magic. The J-Star 6S Monster Truck is 1/8th scale in size and comes in RTR form. * Realistic style body * Uses Team Magic E6 chassis * 6S HobbyWing 150 amp waterproof ESC * 2250kV brushless motor * Waterproof Savöx metal gear servo * Aluminium splines on wheel hubs * LED light bar * Realistic roof [...]

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Kyosho Mad Crusher Video

Kyosho Mad Crusher Beach Raid Video

To help promote the Mad Crusher, the crew at Kyosho have posted a new video. The video shows both the electric and nitro powered Mad Crusher out on a beach getting in some bashing. Watch the video to see the Mad Crusher throwing some serious roost as well as getting big air. With big power and a large 1/8th scale [...]

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Shepherd Velox V8 WC Team Edition

Shepherd Velox V8 WC Team Edition

Now available from Shepherd is the Velox V8 WC Team Edition. The Velox is an 1/8th scaled on-road racer, this particular version comes with a slew of upgrades that their team used at the last world championships. Some of those upgrades include- * Hard front arms * Aluminum wheel axles * Low friction pulley set * Brass battery tray * Rear CVDs * VCC aluminum clutchbell * [...]

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Team Magic E6 Raptor Monster Truck

Team Magic E6 Raptor Monster Truck

Shipping now from Team Magic is the E6 Raptor monster truck. The E6 Raptor is an 1/8th scale RTR monster truck designed for serious bashing fun. The truck features a Hobbywing 150 amp ESC that is mated to a 2250kV brushless motor to give it serious power. Here are some of its other highlights- * Waterproof Savox steering servo * LED light [...]

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SWORKz APOLLO 1/8 Sport Brushless RTR Buggy

SWORKz APOLLO 1/8 Brushless RTR Buggy

New from SWORKz is the Apollo 1/8 Brushless RTR Buggy. The Apollo is based off the SWORKz S35-2E and comes fully pre-built and loaded with electronics. Here are its highlights- * 7075 aluminum shock towers and chassis * Big bore Pro 2.0 shocks with 4mm shafts * Oil filled gear diffs * Pivot ball steering * Falcon II body * Sealed a-arms * CVD style driveshafts * CNC [...]

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2018 ARRMA Typhon Review

ARRMA 2018 Typhon BLX Buggy Review

ARRMA has done a great job over the years of keeping their product line updated. Recently, ARRMA started rolling out their 2018 model line-up. Their 8th scale line-up received a bunch of updates including a new battery box, various stronger plastic parts, and new rear wings. The 2018 Typhon received all the latest updates to improve on an already potent [...]

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Thunder Tiger Bushmaster 8E Video

Video - Extreme Off-Road Testing The Thunder Tiger Bushmaste…

Just posted by Thunder Tiger is a new promotional video for their Bushmaster 8E buggy. While there isn’t any actual “extreme” driving in the video, it does show off some of the speed of the Bushmaster, plus it has some good on-board shots that bring you right into the action. To get more details about the Bushmaster 8E you can hit [...]

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CEN Racing REEPER American Force Edition

CEN Racing REEPER American Force Edition

Announced at SEMA by CEN Racing is the REEPER American Force Edition monster truck. The biggest news on the new REEPER is its American Force SS8 wheels and Fury Country Hunter M/T tires. These help give the REEPER a genuine lifted truck look. Here are some of its other highlights- * 150 amp Hobbywing ESC * 1450kV brushless motor * 25mm big bore [...]

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Losi EIGHT-E RTR Review

LOSI 8IGHT-E Buggy Review from Horizon Hobby

Oh yes, 1/8th scale brushless buggies are gnarly beasts. No matter where we go to bash, there are always nuclear fast 8th scalers running around. One of the leaders in 8th scale is Losi. Their full scoot race rigs are well known for winning national titles and for being some of the best handling machines that money can buy. Over [...]

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2018 ARRMA Typhon Unboxing

Unboxing the 2018 ARRMA Typhon 6S BLX Buggy

Over the last several years, ARRMA has developed a great reputation in the rc business. Since their very beginning they have put out some pretty epic bash vehicles, now they are doing a great job of keeping their product line-up fresh by updating older platforms and introducing more new ones. The latest ARRMA buggy to hit the market is the 2018 [...]

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2018 ARRMA Kraton 6S BLX

2018 ARRMA Kraton 6S BLX Monster Truck

We know a lot of you guys have been waiting to see what changes ARRMA has in store for the 2018 edition of the Kraton 6S BLX monster truck. Lucky for you, ARRMA has released full details today. Like several of their other 1/8th scalers, the Kraton receives a new battery tray, all new shocks with 4mm shafts, as [...]

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2018 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

2018 ARRMA Typhon BLX 6S Buggy

Guess what ARRMA fans, today the ARRMA crew has announced the updated 2018 Typhon BLX 6S Buggy. Just like before, the Typhon comes in ready-to-run form with a powerful 6S capable BLX power system. New for 2018 is a rear wing designed for more downforce, a new battery tray, as well more! Here are more details- * All new shocks with [...]

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