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Maverick Strada Brushless DT Review

Maverick Strada Brushless DT Review

2018 is a big year for Maverick RC. As HPI Racing’s entry level line-up, Maverick is working hard to make a big impression here in the states. We’ve been bashing and thrashing their Strada Brushless DT for several weeks now. With a bold brushless power system and a nicely scale roll cage, how did it stack up? How fast did [...]

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HPI Scale Kit Boxes

Free HPI Racing Scale Kit Boxes

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could put some scaled down rc kit boxes inside your rc garage? Now HPI Racing makes that possible. HPI has announced a number of Scale Kit Boxes that are now available. You can never put enough detailing into an rc garage, the HPI boxes should make for a nice addition to yours. The free scale [...]

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RWD Drift Chassis Round Up – kits under $250

So you want to drift, but maybe not sure if you want to to drop $600+ on a aluminum carbon fiber drift battle ship… That’s OK! Entry drift chassis are a great way to get your feet wet and can perform quite well out of the box – we’ve seen a few plastic fantastic chassis take podium at local comps. [...]

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HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn Review

HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn RS4 Sport 3 Review

From the first time we saw the HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn we were amazed by how it looked. Not only is it a great representation of Block’s full sized car, but it also comes on HPI’s RS4 Sport 3 chassis. After receiving a test unit, we’ve been bashing it non-stop. How well does it hold up? How easy is [...]

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STRC HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades

More HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades From STRC

New from STRC for the HPI Venture is an Aluminum Transmission Case and Aluminum Rear Lock-Outs. Steve and his crew over at STRC designed both items to be more durable than the stock units they replace, as well as being very cool looking. Also, both parts are available in a multitude of different colors to help match your rig. The aluminum [...]

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HPI Garage Video

Video – HPI Racing Eight of Our Latest

With the crew over at HPI Racing getting ready to come on strong in 2018, they have released a new video to showcase their 8 latest new releases. Watch the video below to check out their latest vehicles in various bashing action. You’ll see their 5th scalers going hard out in the sand, the Venture scale crawler getting in some [...]

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Maverick Strada DT Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick Strada DT

Recently we received one of Maverick’s new Strada DT desert trucks for review. Much like the Strada RX that we unboxed a few days ago, the DT version comes as a ready to run with a powerful brushless power system. The Strada DT was designed to look like a hardcore off-road rig, in person, it certainly looks the part. While we [...]

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Maverick Strada RX Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick Strada RX Rally Car

Remember Maverick RC? We sure do, they are HPI Racing’s basher line-up in Europe. The Maverick line-up is still new to folks here in the states, but HPI hopes to change all that in 2018. Expect to see HPI, and their various North American distributors, making a big push on the Maverick line-up in the coming year. Recently we received one [...]

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HPI Hoonicorn Ken Block Mustang Unboxing

Unboxing The HPI Racing Ken Block ’65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn

While on-road in general has been a bit slow lately, there are cars being released to help boost the segment. A great example of that is the HPI Racing Ken Block ’65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn. The Hoonicorn is an absolute beast in the full scale world, best known for the crazy videos that it was driven in by rally car [...]

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1.9 Scale Crawler Shootout is Here!

We are finally done, and the 1.9 Scale Crawler Shootout is ready for your reading enjoyment. The vehicles that participated in the shootout are the Vaterra Ascender, Traxxas TRX-4, RC4WD Trail Finder 2, Redcat Everest Gen7, Axial SCX-10, and HPI Venture. We have posted up reviews of all these vehicles and they have all proven to be awesome trucks, but [...]

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HPI Racing RC Vs Paintball Video

HPI Racing Video – RC Cars Vs Paintballers

Bashing means different things to different people. To some it might mean running around the backyard, to others it means a trip to the nearest empty parking lot. However, the folks at HPI Racing like to go big when they bash, so they have worked up a new video called “RC Cars Vs Paintballers“. With so many people into both [...]

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HPI Racing Drift Club

Video – HPI Racing RC Drift Club

The folks at HPI Racing recently posted a video titled RC Drift Club. As you can see in the video we have attached below, rc drifting can be loads of fun, plus the video gives you a good view of the HPI Sport 3 Vaughn Gittin Jr FunHaver and the Sport 3 Ford Mustang Spec 5. Both of the new [...]

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HPI Racing Ken Block '65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR

HPI Racing Ken Block ’65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR

First announced back in early ’16, the HPI Racing Ken Block ’65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn RTR is close to shipping. Estimates right now put it at a January release and we can not wait to get our hands on one. The Hoonicorn is an outrageous car in person, the HPI version is bound to be awesome as well. On the outside [...]

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HPI Racing North American Distribution

New North American Distributors For HPI Racing

Whoa, now here is some big news, HPI Racing has just announced new distribution channels for the North American market. The new HPI distributors in North America include HRP Distributing, along with Hi-Performance Distribution (for Canada), and Swift Distributing. Here is the official press release- “HPI Racing Welcomes New North American Distributors Today, we are pleased to announce new partnerships with four [...]

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HPI Venture FJ Video

Video – Mountain Climbing With The HPI Venture FJ

With the new Venture FJ getting ready to take over trails across the globe, HPI has released another video showing off its off-road capabilities. This time the HPI crew, including our buddy HPI Frank, took off on a mountain to show off what the Venture can do in extremely harsh conditions. The video shows the Venture doing some serious trailing, [...]

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