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Ford Built 3/8 Scale RC Cars–In the 1950s!

And you thought 1/5 scale RC cars were big–have a look at these 3/8 scale (a little over 1/3 scale) RC cars built by Ford back in the 1950s. Hat-tip to Mac’s Motor City Garage for posting the pics and video. The story behind these cars is fascinating: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed [...]

Jul 19, 2014 Comments
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Kev’s Bench: Project Traxxas Jato

While working to get my project Vaterra Twin Hammers done, I managed to find a little time for another quick project. In front of my house is some fresh pavement with no cracks, dips or other imperfections and I want to have some on-road cars to play with on that perfect surface. This is where [...]

Jul 18, 2014 Comments
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October Issue Review Preview: Axial Yeti

The Axial Yeti gets its full review in the October issue of Radio Control Car Action magazine, but we know you’re hungry for info now, so here’s a look at what’s to come. The Yeti is a RTR rock racer that is slightly bigger than Axial’s Wraith and features a molded tub chassis, independent front suspension with [...]

Jul 17, 2014 Comments
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Lee Martin Jumps His Mugen Truggy Over Two Semis For McDonalds UK

Now this is a good promotion. Mugen racer Lee Martin clears a pair of semis parked end-to-end in a bid to make you hungry for a chicken sandwich. It’s definitely a wild video, and looks legit–though it would be nice to see the jump as one continuous shot to confirm Lee actually nailed the landing. [...]

Jul 17, 2014 Comments
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Team Associated Reveals Factory Team B44.3

Since the B44′s debut, Team Associated’s four-wheeler has gone on to win three IFMAR World titles and four ROAR nats wins–so yeah, it works. Newly updated as the B44.3 Factory Team kit, the top-shelf buggy is now built on an aluminum chassis for an even lower CG, and the chassis’ specially machined design and new [...]

Jul 16, 2014 Comments
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ARRMA vs. Skatepark

Want to see the latest ARRMA cars and trucks getting down in a skatepark and on other terrain? Sure you do. Click below to see the Raider, Granite, Fury, and Vorteks Mega-series vehicles doing their thing.

Jul 15, 2014 Comments
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Matthew Lane’s Axial SCX10 Farm Truck

This well-weathered workhorse of a Reader’s Ride comes to us from Matthew Lane. Like many scale builds, there’s a modified Axial SCX10 chassis beneath the bodywork. The frame rails have been chromed to make them stand out, and an aluminum 4-link suspension helps the hammered hauler get around in the woods. The body is the [...]

Jul 15, 2014 Comments
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September Issue On Sale Now!

The latest issue of RC Car Action is on sale now! Find it at your favorite newsstand or bookstore, or better yet, find it in your mailbox each month with a subscription–get yours here. In addition to your monthly “hard copy,” you’ll also get access to each issue as a Digital Edition that you can search, [...]

Jul 14, 2014 Comments
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