From our November 2014 issue comes this “Test Bench” review of XTM’s econo brushless system, which belies its low price with solid performance. Hobby People customers gave it their thumbs-up online; here’s our take. Click to enlarge
If you were watching the big game last night (the Superbowl? Hello?) then you probably jumped out of your seat when you saw the ad for the new 306hp, rear-wheel-drive Lexus RC 350. Playing off of the “RC” in the name of the car, the video features an RC version of the RC 350 performing [...]
James is no stranger to the pages of RC Car Action. We did a big feature on his Tamiya SRB Beach Buggy, and his builds have appeared in Readers’ Rides. That includes this machine, which we selected as our Readers’ ride of the Year. With a mix of 3D-printed parts and traditional modeling skill, it’s [...]
“Garden Trucking” is all about reproducing full-size hauling and other truck-work with radio control, and enthusiasts take it to the limit with astounding scale environments. For these German fans, that includes a salvage yard with a functional shredder that reduces junk cars to scrap. Car goes in, bits come out. Crunch!
This amazing machine comes to us via DesignBoom.com, and is the work of Max Greenberg, Sameer Yeleswarapu, and Ian Cullimore. Dubbed “Cirin,” the car was designed for Formula E racing at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Battery power operates the steering and braking systems and a Tactic radio system controls the [...]
It’s Nuremberg Toy Fair time again, where the entire hobby and toy industry descends on Nuremberg, Germany to show off all their wares. Tamiya is always a big draw, and they’re kicking out their latest rides now with a lot of action on the TT-02 chassis, plus some stuff that can be best described as [...]
You’ll find our full review of the Hitec Lynx 4S in the next issue of RC Car Action, but we’ll go ahead and spoil the ending for you: this is an extremely nice radio system. All you have to do is take it out of the box to realize it’s something special. The 4S has the [...]
Bucky Speas puts a set of Pro-Line Trenchers to the test in this video, which we don’t recommend you try at home but it sure is fun to watch. Bucky says that’s 6 cells worth of LiPo power spinning the Trenchers into pizza cutters, and we don’t doubt it. Anyone care to do the math [...]