If there’s one thing RC Cars don’t do well, it’s look good with the hood up–all you get is a look at the steering servo and maybe some bellcranks, unless you get crafty with some kind of scale engine build. Or, you could just get this sweet engine insert. Paint it up the way you [...]
The first track pics of Serpent’s Billy-Easton-designed SRX4 appeared back in January, and now the four-wheeler is getting ready to hit shelves right about now. There are no official body-off shots yet, but you can count on dual-belt drive with a front clicker, graphite chassis and shock towers, and big-bore shocks. With plenty of prototype testing [...]
Losi made waves with the announcement of its new 1/6 scale 6IX platform wrapped in Audi R8 GT3 bodywork, and RC Car Action is the first to get a review car. For Losi’s official pics and tech details, see our previous post on the big Audi. Full review coming up, for now let’s see what you get [...]
Helion’s line of affordable RTRs has been joined by another 1/12 scale entry with the Contakt 12TR, which dresses a 2WD platform with truggy styling. Just like the other 1/12 scale cars in their lineup, the Contakt packs a lot of value into a small package at a low price. A 2.4GHz radio system controls [...]
Despite strong results after joining Team Associated for the 2015 season, Carson Wernimont has split from the team. It’s not quite clear who broke up with who (see Carson’s and Associated’s statements below), but it’s obvious Team Associated and the 2014 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Buggy podium driver simply didn’t see eye to eye. Associated isn’t [...]
Pro-Line’s “Prime” slick tires were developed for 1/10 and 1/8 buggies and SC trucks running on high-grip clay, but there’s no denying their street appeal. Thankfully, Pro-Line has expanded the Prime line to include a 2.8″ “Traxxas bead” version. Available unmounted as well as factory -glued to F-11 wheels in two offsets for front and [...]
Truck pulling is one of those things that you really need to see in action to “get.” So here’s a video! Watch as these stretched muscle machines put battery power and good ol’ internal combustion to work to see how far they can lug weight down a dirt track. Shouldn’t this be called “drag” racing?