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Traxxas Nitro Slash – World Exclusive!

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+ [...]

Dec 03, 2012 Comments by
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2012 IFMAR 1/8-Scale Off Road World Championships are almost here!

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 [...]

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Turnigy Graphene LiPo Batteries

Turnigy is changing things up with their new line of Graphene LiPo battery packs. According to Turnigy these batteries can run stronger and longer thanks to their new battery structure that includes a thin single layer of graphene. You can read more about this new battery technology by scrolling down and checking out the official press [...]

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Futaba S9372SV S.Bus High-Torque High Voltage Car Servo

From Futaba: Perfect for 1/8 scale competition, the S9372SV S.Bus High-Torque HV servo is engineered to handle the extreme power demands of today’s LiPo batteries. Titanium gears stand up to the rigors of racing and bashing, and dual bearings mean super-smooth operation. The S9372SV is also programmable, with many different, adjustable parameter settings. With S-Link [...]

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Here Are Your Official Kyosho Optima Re-release Pics

Yes, yeeeesss, feel the vintage RC flow through you. Kyosho’s tease is over, and now we have legit pics of the new-old Optima, complete with its signature chain drive. The want is strong for this one…the classic no-wing design is gorgeous and the Optima looks just as rad with the body off as it does [...]

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Future Tech: Motorized Wheels Replace Your Car’s Drivetrain [VIDEO]

Now here’s a new idea: what if each wheel of your car was a motor, instead of putting the motor on the chassis and distributing power from there? No more transmissions, driveshafts, differentials, etc. …all that becomes electronically managed. Sound interesting? That’s what Tidnab Innovations is up to, and it’s not just a drawing in [...]

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Great Idea: FireBrand RC “ShowOff” Display Chassis Kit

If all your dope body and wheel combos are just sitting in the closet waiting for their turn on your ride, you need one of these ShowOff setups (or a few of them). The fold-together “chassis” lets you drop a body into place and bolt up the wheels for a complete-car look, at under 20 [...]

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Kyosho Isn’t Saying They’re Bringing Back the Optima, But They’re Bringing Back the Optima

Kyosho isn’t saying the teaser below is an Optima, but all you need is a pair of functioning eyeballs to see it’s a Optima–just look at the photos. Needless to say, we’re pretty stoked on this. Hat-tip to LiveRC for noticing the news on Kyosho Japan’s Facebook page. Click to enlarge From our November 2014 issue’s [...]

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