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WATCH: Team Associated ProRally In Action

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 [...]

May 05, 2014 Comments
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Vaterra Adds ’69 Corvette to V100-S Lineup

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 [...]

May 02, 2014 Comments
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Throwback Thursday, June 1994: Race Truck Guide, Traxxas Goes Gas, and More…

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 [...]

May 01, 2014 Comments
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WATCH: Vaterra-Powered Fast & Furious Tribute to Paul Walker

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!

Apr 30, 2014 Comments
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See KITT at RCX!

We can’t promise the Hoff will show up (though you never know), but we can confirm KITT will be parked at RCX for you to ogle. The star of the 80s classic Knight Rider, KITT is the most famous Pontiac Trans Am ever and you can get up close and personal with the iconic car at the [...]

Apr 30, 2014 Comments
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Baja Bug, Texas Style: Jeff Vitale’s Tamiya Sand Scorcher

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 [...]

Apr 29, 2014 Comments
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RCX Drifting Action

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 [...]

Apr 28, 2014 Comments
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RC4WD’s Trail Finder 2 Goes RTR

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 [...]

Apr 28, 2014 Comments
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