Losi Announces All-New 1/6 Scale Audi R8 GT3 Supercar

No one saw this thing coming! Losi’s super-sized take on street-shredding RC looks like a real powerhouse. The car is built on an all-new chassis dubbed the “6IX,” and will arrive RTR. The car’s sensorless 1200Kv motor is fueled by dual batteries (not included) and a 6S-rated speed control that delivers over 60mph, says Losi. [...]

Jul 30, 2015 Comments by
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FireBrand RC Stoke-D On-Road Body [New Gear]

Expect to see lots of new loot from FireBrand RC, starting with the Range Rover Evoque-inspired “Stoke-D” shell. It’s shown here on FireBrand’s O.G.-D wheels and drift s slicks. The O.G.-Ds only comes with black tires as this post goes up, but FireBrand says the orange-tire versions are coming soon–good thing, ‘cuz they look rad. [...]

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Maxxed out Traxxas T-Maxx by Rob DeLeon [Reader's Ride]

This Traxxas T-Maxx started life like any other, but Rob DeLeon (of Bakersfield, CA) soon lost control of his investment. Nearly $3,000 later he has the truck you see before you: the Supermaxx—which he has now owned for 15 years and he has been upgrading it fairly continuously all along. It has an Unlimited Engineering [...]

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These Are Some of the “Coolest RC Cars Ever” Says Google

So, what exactly do you get if you do a Google image search for “coolest RC car ever”? Here’s a sampling: Tricked out and custom blue-anodized Kyosho Optima? Definitely cool.   Rocket car, hello speed! Goodbye eyebrows. No info on this one.   Oooh, very nice vintage Dynamic nitro action with faux velocity stacks as [...]

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Pro-Line LockDown 1/5-scale Truck Tires [VIDEO ADDED]

Pro-Line has produced a new tire for the 1/5-scale off-road market. It’s called the LockDown and designed to fit vehicles like the HPI Baja 5SC and Losi 5IVE-T. The tires are molded out of Pro-Line’s XTR compound and do not include foam inserts so make sure you set the stockers aside when swapping the tires. [...]

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RC Gear Shop Adds LED Light Strips to Lineup

Aw man, what are you gonna do with these things? Undercar lighting for sure, or instant light bars…or even pit lighting. Use your imagination, you’re sure to come up with some (wait for it) bright ideas. Get it? Because they’re lights. In addition to single-color strips, you can get the adhesive-backed lights in a multi-color [...]

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Add a Realistic Driver to Your Ride [How-To]

Driverless scale rigs look fine when posed on the trail, but when they’re under power and there’s no one in the bucket, it looks like The Invisible Man is trying to make a getaway. In this how-to, James Knight shows you how to put a realistic driver behind the wheel and complete your rig’s off-road-ready [...]

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Transmitter Beauty Contest!

New or old, “sport” or pro–what are the best-looking radios ever to grace a drivers’ stand? Tell us in the comments here or on Facebook. Choose any transmitter ever–the pic below is just for inspiration.

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