What could make driving the Traxxas Slash an even more authentic replication of door-banging TORC Series action? Adding a screaming nitro engine to match the V8 roar of the Pro-2 class! The Readers’ Choice award-winning TRX 3.3 fire breather pushes this latest addition to Traxxas’ short course truck lineup to a top speed of 50+ [...]
We’re just days away from the official start of the IFMAR World Championships for 1/8-scale nitro off-road buggy, which has grown to be one of the most competitive classes on an international scale. Every two years, the fastest nitro off-road buggy racers in the world convene in a different continent to compete for the most [...]
Expect an official Axial SCX10 II launch soon! James Knight (that name should be familiar) posted these Ferndogg pics to Facebook, and the truck looks like a winner. More details when Axial makes the official announcement. UPDATE: Tower Hobbies has an official photo of the truck (click to enlarge):
From Pro-Line: Pro-Line is proud to announce a partnership with the leading full-size Off-Road tire manufacturer – BFGoodrich®! This collaboration started with the introduction of the full-race BFGoodrich® Baja T/A KR2 tires and continues with the extremely popular BFGoodrich® All-Terrain KO2 tires available in Pro-Line’s legendary G8 compound! Details from the full-size race All-Terrain tire [...]
Looks like we’re one step closer to bowing to our new robot overlords, and they’ll be pretty good drivers. Watch as this autonomous not-RC short-course rig navigates a dirt oval without human control. Computer versus human in chess? Lame. Let’s see computer-versus-Cavalieri. Hat-tip to Gizmodo.
There’s a reason why Hollywood effects masters shoot miniatures in slow motion: it makes them look weightier and much more “real.” In the case of video, slow-mo even makes the crunching plastic sound authentic! Watch these machines take a tumble, and remember to buckle up.
Yep, just another lazy day in Dubai, stunting in the side-by-side and cruising the Chevy Caprice around on two wheels while a 1/5 scale turbine-powered jet tail-sits. Nothing you haven’t seen before, we’re sure.
The secret’s out, ARRMA‘s new Nero monster truck is here…and RC Car Action drives it first! This wild ride packs a super-sized 1/8 scale footprint, a new 6S-rated power system, and the “Diff Brain” we’ve all been been waiting to see–three locking differentials that you control from the transmitter to activate Blast, Wheelie, Drift, and [...]