If you’re hip to our Hot News & New Stuff forum, then you’re already aware of the latest addition to the Racers Edge PRIME family of batteries and chargers. Along with its can’t-miss-it red-anodized aluminum case, the PRIME 30-Amp Power Supply feratures built in cooling fans, dual output ports, and two independent USB charging ports for [...]
Ever wanted to see an E-Revo go head to head with the nitro-burning Revo 3.3? Now’s your chance–Traxxas’ newest video puts both monster machines in action for a full-throttle thrash session. Watch the video now, then talk about it on our Facebook page!
HPI has announced three new versions of its popular Sprint 2 RTR platform. The Sport model is now available with ’69 Camaro and Nissan GTR shells, and the Drift-spec car is now equipped with a Nissan 350Z bodywork. Feature-wise, the latest Sprint 2 models are identical minus their bodies, wheels, and tires. For more on [...]
June, 1992. Most of you will recall that this was the year Denmark rejected the Maastricht Treaty by a thin margin in a national referendum, but some of you will also remember this action-packed issue of RC Car Action. Also, Kriss Kross was ruling the charts with Jump–please put your pants on backwards out of respect [...]
Unless you’re actually at iHobby and standing in booth 1215, this is the closest look you’re going to get at the Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro! We’ll have a full review in the January issue of RC Car Action, and Racers Edge’s first 4X4 looks like a winner–as these photos attest. It’s a sharp-looking truck, make [...]
In full-size cars, electronic stability systems are common, with names like ESP (electronic stability program), DSC (dynamic stability control), and ESC (electronic stability control) all describing essentially the same thing: a system of piezoelectric gyroscopes, position sensors, and accelerometers that monitor the car’s attitiude relative to control inputs, and software that electronically “steps in” and makes corrective [...]
Vaterra announces Hälix 4X4 brushless monster truck with AVC electronic stability system–WE DRIVE IT!
Vaterra’s ever-growing line of models now includes a 4X4 monster truck, the aggressively styleed and well-equipped Hälix. Ready-to-run and brushless-powered, the new monster machine also features a Spektrum 2.4GHz radio system with the new Active Vehicle Control (AVC) technology. Full-time 4WD is provided via shaft drive–you can see the green-anodized aluminum shaft clearly here, as it [...]