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Axial Wraith Spawn Now Available In Kit Form

I always love it when Axial introduces a kit version of a vehicle that was only available in RTR form before. I enjoy building and with these kits you get parts that were option parts for the RTR version and a vehicle that is slightly better performance wise and a little more durable. The latest [...]

Apr 30, 2015 Comments
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RPM Announces Shock Hoops & Body Mounts for Axial SCX10

RPM is venturing further into the trail and crawler scene, which is good news since many machines could use the durability of RPM’s indestructible parts. These new shock hoops for the SCX10 are not just a stock replacement deal, instead they offer several mounting positions for the shocks to change shock angle and raise and [...]

Apr 30, 2015 Comments
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Helion Adds Contakt 12TR Truggy to 1/12 RTR Lineup

Truggies are a lot of fun, and this Helion Contakt 12TR packs a lot of it in to a budget-friendly, 1/12-scale package. Included is a 2.4 GHz 2-channel radio system and 390 brushed motor to deliver speeds over 15mph. With fully independent suspension, and coil-over friction damper shocks, this truggy is ready to take on some rough [...]

Apr 29, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts’ Aluminum Gauge Will Get Your Ride Height Right

Racing these days is getting more and more technical with setup being crucial to performance. JConcepts knows racing and have made a pretty trick ride height gauge for those looking to take their setup to the next level. Available in Blue and Black, these billet aluminum gauges are made to be accurate and have tight [...]

Apr 29, 2015 Comments
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Kyosho Brings Back the Tomahawk

Hot on the heels of Kyosho’s Scorpion re-release is the Tomahawk, another of the brand’s iconic 80s buggies. The trim, wingless body still looks great, and the hardware underneath has the right vintage look but is built to improved specs. As it did back in the day, the Tomahawk borrows from the Scorpion with its [...]

Apr 28, 2015 Comments
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Axial SCX10-based CJ Willys Crawler by Warren Fisher [Readers Ride]

Warren Fisher documents this impressive Jeep project on the Scale Builders Guide forum, giving us all a great look into what went into this amazing build. Starting with an Axial SCX10 1.9, he added a host of custom details, including scratchbuilt body panels and handmade safety harnesses for the driver figure. There is a custom-built [...]

Apr 27, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas Announces New Trucks, Dual iD Charger & Stability System

Traxxas just revealed a bunch of new products at the dealers-only NRHSA show in Las Vegas, and now the gear is officially announced at Traxxas.com. The Crainiac and Skully trucks are hard to miss, and are easily the wildest-looking trucks to ever wear a Traxxas logo. Each will be offered in two color schemes (blue [...]

Apr 24, 2015 Comments
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Weekend Project: Full-Option LaTrax Teton

I got to spend a little quality time at the bench this weekend with a LaTrax Teton, last spotted in our May 2014 issue. The inexpensive 1/18 scale fun runner is fine out of the box, but LaTrax offers a gang of hop-ups to trick it out, so trick it out I did. Take a [...]

Apr 20, 2015 Comments
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