Tamiya 1/10 R/C Ferrari 458 Challenge (TT-02D) Drift Spec

Tamiya’s got a whole gang of new releases at the Nuremberg Toy Fair (see them all on our New Cars & Gear page), including this latest offering on the affordable TT-02 platform. The Ferrari 458 lands on the D-spec version of the chassis, and that means drift! Full details from Tamiya below. From Tamiya: This [...]

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HPI Adds Short-Course & Stadium Trucks to Jumpshot Line, Goes Brushless

You’ll recall the Jumpshot MT from our October 2015 cover, and we’re fans of the $200 fun-truck. Now HPI has given it a power-boost as the Jumpshot MT Fuzion, which adds brushless power to the mix (and probably a few other upgrades too–we don’t have all the details yet). HPI has also extended the Jumpshot [...]

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HPI And Kraken Get Together And Give You The TSK-b Class 1 And Sidewinder X5

HPI and Kraken have partnered to bring these two awesome desert buggies to the market. The TSK-b Class 1 and Sidewinder X5 buggies feature attractive scale bodies and functional roll cages that protect the internals and look good while doing it. Under those bodies is a Baja 5B and that comes out of the box [...]

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Spektrum DX6R Touch-Screen Radio with WiFi & Bluetooth

Spektrum skipped over a “DX5″ and went straight to the DX6R, and with all the features they’ve loaded into this hot pistol, we get why the bigger digit is a better fit. The DX6R’s most exciting feature is its Android-powered touchscreen display, which makes clicking and scrolling a thing of the past (but there’s still [...]

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Axial Snow Wraith by Aaron Bailey [READER'S RIDE]

Now that we’re well into the winter months and much of the country has just received its first major snow storm, Aaron Bailey’s Snow Wraith seems a particularly appropriate machine to feature this week. We’ve admired Aaron’s Axial-based customs in past issues of RC Car Action, and this one is starts with a custom PigSnot chassis. [...]

Jan 26, 2016 Comments
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HPI Ken Block Hoonicorn Mustang Coming Soon

YES! HPI has just announced that a RC version of Ken Block’s awesome Hoonicorn Mustang will be arriving soon. We don’t have any information on this sedan at this time but we are sure that it will be 1/10-scale, RTR and based on HPI’s RS4 Sport 3 chassis. If that’s the case the car will have [...]

Jan 25, 2016 Comments
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The Reedy Race Heritage [VIDEO]

There’s a lot of history and prestige surrounding the Reedy Race and this video highlights a lot of the great moments and memories. It was Mike Reedy’s brainchild and the race continues in his namesake.  Check it out.

Jan 25, 2016 Comments
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Here’s Your First Body-Off Look at the HPI Venture FJ

You’ll recall our first look at a body-on Venture FJ in this video post from December 18. Now we get a look under the shell for Venture’s take on the scaler formula. No official details yet, but we can see HPI went for a front-motor, chassis-mounted servo setup, and the front suspension gets a Panhard bar [...]

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