Hot on the heels of the news surrounding Losi’s new Desert Buggy XL, Horizon Hobby and Troy Lee Designs, two long-established icons within and beyond their respective industries, announced a unique and interesting multi-year partnership today. The collaborative effort between TLD and Horizon will not only lead to TLD-branded radio controlled vehicles, but a new [...]
Losi’s latest gas-burner goes for a desert-buggy look, and is built on a unique chassis–it’s not a re-skinned 5IVE-T. The engine is different too, a 23cc mill instead of the truck’s 26cc powerplant. Spektrum radio gear is standard, and the Desert Buggy XL rolls out RTR just as you see it here. Looking forward to [...]
We’ve sneak-peeked Pro-Line’s vintage F-100 shell before, now it’s officially released and definitely lookin’ good. The body arrives clear so you can choose your own look, but we’re especially fond of the painted-on-the-outside and weathered version Pro-Line has shown for inspiration. The flat paint really does a great job of showing off how crisply molded [...]
Turn that rat’s nest into a work of art. Since the day you started in RC, your first cars have probably been ready-to-run vehicles for the ease of plug-and-play action. Then comes the day when you would like to start racing competitively and you want get yourself a kit car that requires manual assembly that [...]
This week’s Throwback comes on the heels of the end of yet another spectacular season of F1 racing with Sebastian Vettel winning another championship. It was in December of 1994, a time that many of us in the US consider the end of “Racing Season” that we put behind us forever the death of one [...]
Don’t delay if you want to be part of Pro-Line’s four-day pro racing camp–only ten driver-and-mechanic teams will be accepted to the program, and the ten spots will be determined by application (follow the link below). Ty Tessmann is the star of the show along with his dad and mechanic Gord Tessmann, and Adam Drake [...]
It’s not often that you see a full-size truck pull off an RC move, but TORC Pro 4X4 driver Adrian Cenni did just that in Mexico–watch the vid and see for yourself! You may recall James Bond pulled off a similar move in “The Man With the Golden Gun”…in an AMC Hornet!
Short-course 4X4s require a lot of muscle to get around a track quickly, a need Reedy engineers have met with this new mill: the Sonic 544 Mach 2. The 4-pole powerplant trims weight and runs cooler thanks to optimum venting and an aluminum end cap, says Reedy, and it certainly looks the business. Full press [...]