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New Tamiya kits: Egress re-release, LaFerrari, Porsche 911 RSR, more…

TAMIYA EGRESS RE-RELEASE The Egress is back! Tamiya’s follow-up to the Avante featured improved durability with reduced complexity and a lower price. As usual, Tamiya’s re-release looks dead-on, although a few unspecified tweaks have been made to acommodate modern power systems and batteries.   Tamiya didn’t provide a chassis shot, so this pic of an [...]

Sep 14, 2013 Comments
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THROWBACK THURSDAY: March ’96 HiRider II monster-Vette, Kinwald’s Double-Xs, more!

It’s 1996, but based on this cover, RCCA was still lookin’ as rad as the 80s. Kyosho’s HiRider II tore it up on the cover, mechanical speed control and all, and we had an expose on the then-new Team Losi Double-X and XT as raced by Brian Kinwald.  Plus Robot Wars! Enjoy blasting to the [...]

Sep 12, 2013 Comments
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NEW VIDEO: Project Traxxas Rally

The October issue of RC Car Action features our Mamba Monster-powered Traxxas Rally build–see it in action now!  

Sep 06, 2013 Comments
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Sneak Peek: New Tamiya Models Coming Soon – Zakspeed Turbo Capri, TRF Pro Chassis, More

Lots of interesting new stuff on the way from Tamiya, courtesy of the Coming Soon section at Tamiya.com. The M-chassis line gets a new hot hatch in the form of the GoPro Suzuki Swift as piloted by the legendary “Monster” Tajima, and TT-02 platform hots the street with vintag road-racing style in a beautiful Zakspeed [...]

Aug 15, 2013 Comments
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Kyosho Plazma Toyota TS020 1/12 Kit

Kyosho has exciting news for all you 1/12 racers. The new Plazma Toyota TS020 comes as a kit and been updated for today’s racing. And to get you faster on the track, the body – which dutifully recreates the iconic Toyota sports car that contested the 24 Hours of Le Mans – comes pre-painted and [...]

Jul 12, 2013 Comments
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Duratrax’s New Nitro Camaro ZL1

Just in time for Summer, Duratrax has released a new on-road RTR Camaro ZL1 that is perfect for folks looking to get in some speed runs in front of their house. Available in two colors, the Camaro ZL1 comes equipped with a 18R engine which should provide more than enough power. The 18R comes to [...]

Jun 10, 2013 Comments
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Drive “Fast And Furious” With Vaterra’s New 2012 Nissan GT-R GT3

Vaterra adds another great looking scale vehicle to it growing product line. This GT3 is a replica of the real thing and it even mimics the look of disc brakes. Plus it is truly RTR since it includes a Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio, AA’s for the radio, a Dynamite 6 cell 7.2v 1800mAh NiMH Battery, [...]

May 31, 2013 Comments
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XRAY RX8 2013 Edition

XRAY announces their 2013 specs for their popular nitro 1/8 on-road car. Read about them in the press release below: The road to realizing my dream was often filled with challenges, twists & turns, revelations & victories. Such was the literal truth in my pursuit of the ultimate racing machine, fuelled by passion and vision… [...]

Apr 26, 2013 Comments
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