Are These the Best-Looking RC Cars of All Time?

There’s never a definitive answer to any “best looking” contest (eye of the beholder and all that), but here’s a sampling of what made the list in our November 2013 issue. We’ve seen a bunch of new releases since then–do any earn a spot on your personal “Best Looking RC Cars of All Time” list? [...]

Apr 16, 2015 Comments
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Thunder Tiger Jackal Trophy Truck Update

A few months ago we showed you body on photos of Thunder Tiger’s prototype Jackal trophy truck and now we’re able to show you what’s going on under the hood. Some of the parts appear to be prototypes (note the rough surfaces), but it looks like the truck is going to have shaft driven 4WD [...]

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Now HobbyKing Has a 3D Printer

There’s no escaping 3D printing, and now that Hobby King is in on the act with the Turnigy Fabrikator, getting into the new tech is more affordable than ever. The $450 printer is designed to print ABS and PLA materials, and according to HobbyKing, the printer delivers a high-quality finish. The unit features a heated [...]

Apr 15, 2015 Comments
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Aquacraft Cajun Commander [REVIEW]

Aquacraft’s Cajun Commander definitely fits the “something different” category, whether you’re a car guy or a boat guy. It’s an airboat, so there’s no prop or rudder in the water. Instead, an airplane-style prop provides thrust, and its airflow washes over a pair of steerable rudders to change course. The hull’s bottom is flat, so [...]

Apr 15, 2015 Comments
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Team Associated Reveals RC8B3 Details

As quickly as we got the “sneak peek” news up, Associated has gone ahead and released all the details of the new RC8B3. The buggy just won the NeoX race in the hands of Ryan Cavalieri, and has been successful in prototype form on the way to its final specs–as you’ll recall, Cavalieri took second [...]

Apr 14, 2015 Comments
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Watch this 6-Wheel-Drive RC School Bus Drift Like a Champ [VIDEO]

Corolla AE86? Played. BMW M3? Seen it. Nissan Sylvia? Yawn. For real drifting action, the obvious choice is a big yellow school bus. This German-built beast gets to school sideways with a stretched touring car chassis delivering shaft-driven power to all six wheels. We’ll take a ride all the way in the back, please.

Apr 13, 2015 Comments
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50 Years of Kyosho

Kyosho has earned most of its cred with modern RC fans thanks to a string of iconic RC cars in the 80s and 90s (to say nothing of the current lineup), but the Big K’s history goes much farther back. In this article from our November 2013 issue, we look back at 50 years of [...]

Apr 13, 2015 Comments
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Short-Course Body Guide

If your short-course machine is looking ragged, there’s no better fix than a fresh body to restore that new-truck look—or transform your ride into a scale truck, desert runner, or even a vintage muscle car. For a look at all the options as featured in last Summer’s Short Course Special, just hit the link—you’re sure [...]

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