The U.S. Indoor Champs, or commonly referred to as the Cleveland Indoor Champs, once again drew together some of the best drivers over the Thanksgiving weekend to do battle on the carpet on-road track. The long-standing race has been gaining back some of its momentum and this year saw big crowds compete for trophies. In […]
Arrma‘s new Nero-platform trucks are getting a lot of attention, but they aren’t the only new rigs the brand has been working on. The Outcast is a 6S-rated ride like the Nero, Big Rock, and Fazon, but this “stunt truck” is built more like a traditional 1/8 scale buggy or truggy. New features include a great-looking 60s-style truck […]
From Pro-Line: This is a pair of Hyrax 2.2” Tires. The future of 2.2” Rock Racing Tire Performance has arrived with Pro-Line’s all-new Hyrax Tire! Designed from the ground up for maximum grip on the toughest terrain, the Hyrax tire is ready for anything the Race might throw at you. The Hyrax features an aggressive […]
If you’re going to call your truck “Beast 6X6,” it had better have six wheels, and be, y’know, beastly. RC4WD ticks off both those boxes with the Tatra-like military machine, first offered as a kit and now available RTR. We’re reviewing the truck now, and it’s an impressively detailed and capable rig. Take a look… […]
Off-road racing has had pretty much the same format for years. If you race electric, that usually means qualifying heats and a single or triple a-main format. Drivers position themselves on an elevated stand and drive a closed course in a timed process. However, a format that has been grabbing some attention is a form […]
2016 Reader’s Ride of the Year winner Dan Boyle sent in his take on the king of the gassers the 1948 Willys. Dan built it on an Axial Wraith frame, and powered the Willys with a Traxxas brushless system. He even incorporated Traxxas’ onboard audio system. He installed a set of rare See’s aluminum wheels. […]
Arrma’s hard-hitting Senton RTR is a 6S-ready 4X4 with speed and power to spare. Click any image below to download our full review as a PDF! Never miss an issue of RC Car Action! Subscribe today with a Digital Edition subscription or Print + Digital combo!
Similar to air in full size cars, foam inserts are needed to help support the tire carcass from the inside and help it to keep its shape. But, unlike air the insert can be shaped and tuned or made from different materials in order to change its characteristics. For practical purposes, there are two types […]
From XRAY: Based on the ultra-successful XB2 platform, I proudly present to you the XT2 – the ultimate 1/10 stadium truck sharing the XRAY’s commitment to engineering perfection, design, performance and support, all made possible by state-of-the-art in-house manufacturing. The XT2 is the pinnacle of perfection… typical for XRAY. Dipl. Eng. Juraj Hudy XRAY Chief […]
Meet Superman. This unlimited class nitro puller is built by Zeek Heard of No Limit RC and (loosely!) based on HPI Savage parts. It sits on a 3/16-inch thick laser-cut aircraft aluminum chassis stretched to 48 inches long, and it weighs 33 pounds (40 with the dually tire setup, which also gives it a 32-inch […]
While building my project Yeti solid-axle monster truck, I wanted a paint job that would really make it stand out from other project vehicles that I have build through the years. I decided to take things to another level and design a paint job that would look like something that you might see on a […]
Here’s your chance to score a Dromida Monster Truck, HoverShot FPV drone, and Voyager plane! If you win, you’ll get all three of these exciting ready-to-run (and fly) models. See ’em all in action, there are videos for each when you scroll down. For entry details and rules, just click here or on any of the images below. Don’t […]
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