Nitro touring cars enjoy big flowing tracks and fast racing, but sometimes the draw of an electric vehicle is too cool to pass up. Serpent knows this and now offers their 200mm 748 touring car in an electric version. Touted as the Natrix 748-e, this car has all the features you’d expect to see in [...]
1/8-scale vehicles place a lot of demands on electric equipped vehicles and LRP is staying one step ahead by releasing a new version of their successful iX8. This new iX8 V2 brushless speed control is specifically designed for 1/8-scale applications and has new hardware components and new v2.6 Team firmware. Testing has shown that these [...]
Tim Bloore, of Barrie, Ontario Canada sent us pix of his super-scale 1:8 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The body is a New Bright shell hung on custom frame rails. Running gear is mostly Wraith-based; with Vanquish Wraith axles, links, Panhard bar, chubs, knuckles and lockouts. The light bar is also from Vanquish. Hot Racing supplied hardened [...]
The first-person-view (FPV) scene is exploding, but most of the clips are landscapes and sky-high shots–yawn. We like this clip a lot more, as “josh fpv” gets right down into the action on an RC track.
In our June 2015 issue (which was like two issues ago–I know, magazines are weird), we took a look at our picks for RC’s greatest trucks–ten in all, in no particular order. Do you agree with our picks? Which would you boot for your personal list, and replace with what models? Let us know in [...]
PROTOform’s new Caddy is a great representation of the full-size car and comes molded out of .030 Lexan. This hot body is designed to fit a 190mm touring car chassis and it’s a sweet looking piece. Beyond scale appearance, the body is also designed to provide maximum performance and includes tuning options for various types [...]
Truck pulling is one of those things that you really need to see in action to “get.” So here’s a video! Watch as these stretched muscle machines put battery power and good ol’ internal combustion to work to see how far they can lug weight down a dirt track. Shouldn’t this be called “drag” racing?
Watch as the Freestyle RC crew attempts to beat the Guinness record for longest RC car jump (121 feet, .75 inches), which was set in 2011. Their Arrma Talion is up to the task, but the landing ramp…not so much.