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Yokomo Zero-S Drift Spec Motors

Yokomo “Zero S” Drift Spec Brushless Motors

Are you on the hunt for a new R/C drift motor? The folks at Yokomo might have what you’re looking for with their latest series of Zero S Drift Spec Brushless Motors. This motor lineup, available in 10.5T and 13.5T configurations, has been designed with drifting performance in mind. Features of this motor include pre-soldered leads with bullet-style connectors, an aluminum [...]

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Losing Grip – Is backwards the new sideways?

G’day folks! Last column I was a bit unlucky with the timing, Yokomo managing to release a new RTR when I had written most of the column, but had to take a break before I could finish it off. Well, it’s difficult to stay on top of the game at all times. But now the news are well and comfortably [...]

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Yokomo BD10LC Touring Car Kit

Yokomo 1/10 BD10LC Touring Car Kit

New from Yokomo is the 1/10th scaled BD10LC Touring Car Kit. The “LC” stands for a low center of gravity design, which helps to make the BD10LC perhaps the fastest touring car yet from Yokomo. Check out these highlighs- * Engineered to be lighter and to carry that weight lower * New aluminum upper bulkheads * Laydown rear body posts * Laydown front shocks [...]

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Rêve D MC-1 Drift Conversion Kit

Rêve D MC-1 Drift Conversion Kit

New from Rêve D is the MC-1 conversion kit. The MC-1 can be used to transform your Yokomo YD-2 drift car into an extreme sideways machine. Check out these highlights- * 2.5mm carbon fiber used for chassis & top deck * Aluminum gear case * Extremely adjustable, 3 step motor plate * Available for slide or bell-crank steering systems * Expected to start shipping in [...]

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Yokomo YZ4-SF2 Buggy Kit

Yokomo YZ-4 SF2 4wd Race Buggy Kit

The folks over at Yokomo have just dropped the YZ-4 SF2 race buggy kit. With a big emphasis on weight reduction, the YZ-4 is at the cutting edge of racing technology. * Lightweight bulkheads * Lightweight motor mount * New slipper clutch * New steering system * New front and rear arms * Multiple battery positions The Yokomo YZ-4 SF is priced at ¥64,800 and you can [...]

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Losing grip – new kit versions

G’day mates, hi buddies and what’s up dudes! Nothing’s much is up here, but rain is pouring down. While one of my main drift theses is that just about anyone can find a place to drift close to where they live, I am not an advocate of drifting in miserable weather. In this weather I wouldn’t even take a crawler [...]

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JConcepts Yokomo YZ-2 Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set

JConcepts Yokomo YZ-2 Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set

For all you Yokomo YZ-2 drivers, JConcepts has announced a new Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set. The Fin Titanium turnbuckle set is lighter and stronger than the stock hardware. Here are the details- * 3mm thread base * Accepts standard Yokomo ball-cups * Left and right-hand threads * Marked for easy orientation * Stealthy black coloring * Used by IFMAR World Championship drivers Ryan Maifield & Spencer [...]

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Pro-Line Axis Clear Body RC

New Axis Race Bodies From Pro-Line

To help keep you at the front of the pack, Pro-Line has announced three new Axis Race Bodies. The Axis is the very latest in body technology and brings a fresh new look to the 1/10 2wd buggy class. Here are the highlights- * Available for the Associated B6.1, Losi 22 5.0, Yokomo YZ-2 * Designed with the latest in CAD technology * [...]

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Losing grip – on kits and Batmobiles

Lo and behold! Shipping was quicker than expected and the mailman arrived a couple of days ago with a decent sized box. Inside the box were more boxes, and inside those boxes were toys. I am now the happy owner of a Yokomo YD-2S. Some soldering needs to be done, and then it should be good to go. As I told [...]

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Losing grip – the servo future is here

In late June, Yokomo released a new steering servo, the SP-03D, and it might be the most interesting release in RC drift for a quite some time. For a starter, it looks trick and Hayato Yoshinami used it when he won the 2019 World Drift Championships. If you spend most of your time crawling or bashing, the specs won’t look [...]

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JConcepts Finnisher T6.1 YZ2-T Clear Body

JConcepts Finnisher Clear Body For The T6.1 & YZ2-T

The good folks over at JConcepts have announced a new Finnisher series Clear Body for the Associated T6.1 and Yokomo YZ2-T. This stadium truck styled Finnisher features the latest in body design technology to help improve handling and lower lap times. * Drop-on fit for the Associated T6.1 & Yokomo YZ2-T * Comes with Gurney style spoiler * Wing and body are a [...]

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Losing grip – this is what you want

In his latest ramblings, Cubby wrote that I was hardcore about drifting, and he was right about that. I am however not the archetypical hardcore drifter, since that particular stereotype would require an indoor drift track and a fancy, transmitter with custom bling. Mind now that I certainly would love to step into that person’s shoes, but sadly the closest [...]

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Yokomo YZ-2DTM2 Stock Spec Buggy

Yokomo YZ-2DTM2 Stock Spec Buggy

Coming soon from Yokomo is the YZ-2DTM2 Stock Spec 2wd Buggy. The Stock Spec comes with special features to help you put more of the limited power that you have in stock class, to the ground. * MIP Pucks drive system * No slipper clutch for reduced rotating mass * Big bore aluminum shocks * Gull-wing style a-arms * Aluminum steering bellcranks The YZ-2DTM2 Stock Spec [...]

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Yokomo YD-2 SX II Red Drift Car

Yokomo YD-2 SXII Red Edition Drift Car

Just announced by Yokomo is a Red Edition of their YD-2 SXII drift car. The SXII is a high-end RWD drift machine that features the latest in side-ways technology. The Red Edition is a special limited edition release of just 500 cars. Each is loaded with red anodized aluminium parts to set you apart from the crowd. Pricing for the [...]

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Yokomo BD9 Touring Car

Yokomo BD9 Touring Car Kit

New for the high-end touring car market is the BD9 from Yokomo RC. The BD9 was designed to win at even the highest levels of competition, with nearly every part having been replaced from the previous unit. Here are some of its highlights- * Updated carbon graphite chassis * Narrow aluminum bulkhead & center bulkhead * New aluminum steering bell-crank * Aluminum servo mount * [...]

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