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Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Review

Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Review

Over the last half decade we’ve seen scale realism go from taking a backseat to performance, to becoming the number 1 thing that consumers demand. Initially it started in the rock crawling scene, now it is everywhere. A great example of this is the new Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer. The Traxxas UDR was designed for incredible scale looks on the [...]

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Tamiya TB-05 PRO Chassis Kit

Tamiya TB-05 PRO Chassis Kit

Just announced by Tamiya is the TB-05 PRO Chassis Kit. With more people hitting the streets for spring, the TB-05 should make for a good platform for your next on-road build. The TB-05 comes in kit form and offers two different motor layouts (front or rear). Here are more highlights- * Universal driveshafts * Bulkhead mounted steering rack * Full bearing set * Gear [...]

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DHK Hunter BL Review

DHK Hobby Hunter BL SCT Review

Across the globe the DHK Hobby Hunter BL short course truck is well known, but not so much here in America. A few months ago HRP Distributing started bringing DHK into the states so that the American bashing crowd could find out what’s up. We’ve been bashing/thrashing/driving the Hunter BL short course truck to see just how it stacks up. [...]

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Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero Metaltop Wide

Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero Metaltop Wide CC-01 Kit

Just announced by Tamiya is the Mitsubishi Pajero Metaltop Wide CC-01 Kit. What’s so special about this version of the Pajero? Well, the metaltop wide version comes with a black metallic painted body, as well as black wheels, axles, and underguards. This gives the latest Pajero a trendy new look, plus it comes on Tamiya’s legendary CC-01 4wd off-road chassis. [...]

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Tamiya Isuzu Mu Type X

Tamiya Limited Edition Isuzu Mu Type X

Coming later this month is the Isuzu Mu Type X from Tamiya. The highlight of the latest re-release from Tamiya is its highly realistic injection molded body. The Izuzu’s hard body is very well done, giving it the exact look of its full sized counterparts. Also, the body is mounted on Tamiya’s easy to build, as well as easy to [...]

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HB Racing D418 Buggy

HB Racing D418 Buggy Kit

Coming soon from HB Racing is their latest 4wd race machine, the D418. The D418 is a 1/10 4wd buggy kit that was designed from the ground up for winning races. It features an all new aluminum chassis, plus a number of other changes to help keep you on top of the podium. Here are some of the highlights- * Revised [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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Xpress Execute XQ1S Touring Car

Xpress Execute XQ1S Touring Car

After doing a bit of teasing, Xpress has released full details on the Execute XQ1S touring car. The new XQ1S was designed to be an affordable club racer, thus sporting a fiberglass chassis instead of carbon fiber, along with other features to keep the car affordable. Here are some of its highlights- * Oil filled shocks * Gear diff * Slotted shock towers * [...]

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Schumacher CAT L1

Schumacher Cat L1 4wd Buggy Kit

Here ya go 4wd racers, Schumacher has just announced the Cat L1. The Cat L1 is a 1/10th 4wd race buggy that is made from high quality materials and was designed to put you on the top step of the podium. An all new design, the Cat L1 appears ready to show the elite of the class what’s up. Here [...]

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DHK Hobby Crosse BL 4WD Monster Truck Review

DHK Hobby Crosse BL 4WD Monster Truck Review

While DHK Hobby is well known overseas, here in America they are just starting to take off. DHK is now carried by HRP Distribution here in the states, thus making it much easier for local hobby shops to stock them. Over the last few weeks we’ve been able to bash and thrash the DHK Crosse BL 4wd monster truck. The [...]

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Tamiya Black Metallic Plasma Edge II

Tamiya Black Metallic Plasma Edge II

Coming later this month is the Black Metallic Plasma Edge II from Tamiya. This is a limited edition release that uses Tamiya’s trusted TT-02B chassis. * Special edition black metallic paint on wing and body * Pre-cut body * New stickers * CVA oil shocks * Front & rear sealed gear diffs Street pricing for the Plasma Edge II is $129, it has a part number [...]

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Team Redcat TR-SC10E Review

Team Redcat TR-SC10E Review

New from Team Redcat is the TR-SC10E short course truck. As this truck is part of the Team Redcat line-up, it is aimed at the serious basher. We think you know the type, guys looking for serious brushless speed and a chassis that can handle it. We’ve been thrashing the Redcat for several weeks now, what did we learn? How [...]

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WRC Racing GTX 1.4

WRC Racing GTX 1.4 1/8 Nitro On-Road Car

New from WRC Racing is the GTX 1.4 1/8th scale on-road car. This beastly nitro burner is made for serious speed, here are some of its highlights- * Reinforced drive belts * Lower servo positioning * Updated floating radio plate * New adjustable rear body mount * New belt tensioner * Rear diffuser * Magnetic brake return system * Length- 435mm * Wheelbase- 294-298mm * Width- 260mm You can hit This [...]

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Team Redcat TR-SC10E Unboxing

Unboxing The Team Redcat TR-SC10E Short Course Truck

Announced by Team Redcat just over a month ago was the TR-SC10E. As this truck is a Team Redcat release, that means it was designed to take on some serious bashing. Once we received our test unit, we took a bunch of pictures while we pulled it out of the box. As you can see by the unboxing pictures, the Redcat [...]

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GMade GOM RTR

GMade GOM Rock Buggy RTR

Coming soon from GMade is the RTR version of the GOM Rock Buggy. The RTR comes completely pre-built but ships with a clear body so you can put your own paint scheme on the rig. * T21A 2.4GHz radio system, 3 channel receiver * 35 turn, 540 sized brushed motor * High torque steering servo * Full tube chassis * Front biased weight distribution * Chassis [...]

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