The July issue is on sale now at your favorite newsstand or bookstore, or may already be in your hot little hands if you’re a subscriber (or on your screen, for you Digital Edition readers). Here are the highlights, be sure to get your copy today! Tamiya’s FJ Cruiser is our cover star. Nice looking [...]
Want to see Associated’s new ProRally throw it down WRC-style? Of course you do–there’s the player below, get to it. If you’re not hip to the ProRally yet, it’s based on the Qualifier Series ProLite 4X4, which makes it a well-equipped RTR. Reedy brushless power is standard, a 7-cell NiMH Reedy Wolf Pack is included, and [...]
Vaterra’s ample on-road line has a new addition in the form of this nicely proportioned ’69 ‘Vette, officially dubbed the “1969 Chevy Custom Corvette.” The car is officially licensed from GM, and the “custom” is likely a nod to the wheel and tire combo, which is definitely not 1969 spec–but gives the ‘Vette a potent [...]
1994 was a pretty wild year. Michael Bolton AND Snoop Dog both made the Billboard Hot 100. At the movies, there was The Mask, Ace Ventura Pet Detective, and Dumb and Dumber (clearly, it was Jim Carrey’s breakout year). It was also the 15th anniversary of the Happy Meal, so yeah, pretty awesome. As for RC Car Action, we were in [...]
This Fast & Furious-inspired RC tribute to Paul Walker is wild and well done, and you should definitely recognize the cars–they’re Vaterra machines. Lots of exciting chase-scene fun here, with a great mix of miniatures, RC driving, and a few well-placed digital effects. Great work, Vax Studios!
A year in the making, this beautiful Sand Scorcher comes to us from Jeff Vitale of Lubbock, TX. Highlights include a custom fabbed interior roll cage, ball stick shifter, complete dash, and NOS tanks–the driver even sports a seatbelt (safety first, even if you’re made of plastic). Custom-lettered tires are mounted on aluminum hubs and [...]
The RCX countdown clock continues to tick away, with just 18 days to go until the big show! The Team Dori drift crew will be back in action, and were a hit at the 2013 show. Click the image below to see them getting sideways in a 1/10 scale cityscape set up just forRCX. There’s [...]
RC4WD’s Trail Finder 2 is now available as an RTR wearing the Mojave body kit and fully equipped with an XR3b 2.4GHz radio system, Twister metal-gear servo, Outcry crawler speed control, and 45-turn brushed motor. There’s lots to like here, as the Trail Finder 2 is packed with detail and mucho metal, including a billet-aluminum ladder [...]