Tim Bloore, of Barrie, Ontario Canada sent us pix of his super-scale 1:8 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The body is a New Bright shell hung on custom frame rails. Running gear is mostly Wraith-based; with Vanquish Wraith axles, links, Panhard bar, chubs, knuckles and lockouts. The light bar is also from Vanquish. Hot Racing supplied hardened [...]
The first-person-view (FPV) scene is exploding, but most of the clips are landscapes and sky-high shots–yawn. We like this clip a lot more, as “josh fpv” gets right down into the action on an RC track.
In our June 2015 issue (which was like two issues ago–I know, magazines are weird), we took a look at our picks for RC’s greatest trucks–ten in all, in no particular order. Do you agree with our picks? Which would you boot for your personal list, and replace with what models? Let us know in [...]
PROTOform’s new Caddy is a great representation of the full-size car and comes molded out of .030 Lexan. This hot body is designed to fit a 190mm touring car chassis and it’s a sweet looking piece. Beyond scale appearance, the body is also designed to provide maximum performance and includes tuning options for various types [...]
Truck pulling is one of those things that you really need to see in action to “get.” So here’s a video! Watch as these stretched muscle machines put battery power and good ol’ internal combustion to work to see how far they can lug weight down a dirt track. Shouldn’t this be called “drag” racing?
Watch as the Freestyle RC crew attempts to beat the Guinness record for longest RC car jump (121 feet, .75 inches), which was set in 2011. Their Arrma Talion is up to the task, but the landing ramp…not so much.
Well, it CAN have WiFi, the module is extra. With it, you can use your smartphone to program the charger remotely…which is kind of weird since you’re presumably sitting right in front of the charger, but it’s still going to be fun to try out. As for the charger itself, you’re looking at dual outputs [...]
Remember the Tamiya TA-02 chassis? It was ground zero for the touring car mania that swept RC in the late nineties and early 2000s, and without it the sedan scene wouldn’t exist. Now it’s back in “SW” (Short Wheelbase) trim, specifically to fit Porsche 911GT2 bodywork with the correct scale proportions. The limited-edition release is [...]