The Buzz

Know the RC Lingo

Terminology in any hobby can be challenging to understand, especially to the newcomer. So this month, we’re going to take a walk through some of the buzzwords and terms used by various brands and RC gurus.

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BMR-12.1 Clear Body from PROTOform

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For racers who need enhanced steering from their BMR-12-equipped 1:12 On-Road car, a new tuning option is now available: the BMR-12.1 On the new high-grip black CRC carpet, our team of drivers found they needed additional mid-corner steering using the …

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HPI Now Has Maverick Strada Red Brushless Vehicles

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HPI is happy to announce that the Maverick RC Strada Red range of brushless 1/10th scale cars and trucks are now in stock and ready for delivery! With an all-new red paint scheme and extra-fast brushless system, the Strada Red kits are …

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Strong Stuff – MIP X-Duty C-Drive Kit for the Axial SMT10

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Nobody told us that Axial had a shrink ray!? Well apparently so because the larger than life monster truck is now at the power of your finger-tips, but unfortunately with one important component missing; MIP X-Duties! MIP’s all steal, 100% …

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Jumpshot SC Short Course Truck from HPI

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The Jumpshot SC is based on the latest 2wd fun truck from HPI and gives you the short course racing truck look combined with a modular, TVP (Twin Vertical Plate) chassis that’s easy to work on. With front and rear …

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All-New Ford GT on 4-Tec 2.0 Chassis from Traxxas

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The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 AWD Chassis combines insightful design touches with precision engineering to create a thoroughly modern platform. No aspect was overlooked. It’s not just our most adjustable chassis ever; it’s built to be driven! The new Ford GT …

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Team Orion Introduces the HMX 10 Modified ESC

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Team Orion® is a world-renowned manufacturer of World Championship winning batteries, chargers, motors and electronic speed controllers (ESC). Since their first release of a brushless ESC in 2012, the Swiss brand’s Vortex R10 and R10.1 Pro ESC have dominated almost …

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More Rally Action! The NOS Deegan 38 4WD Rally Car from Traxxas

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To be successful, a full-size rally car must offer blistering performance on pavement, dirt-roosting speed off-road, a trick suspension, and 4WD to put the power down. Modeled after Brian Deegan’s Ford Fiesta ST, the Traxxas NOS Deegan 38 Rally car …

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Schumacher Mi6evo 1/10th Competition Touring Car

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The Schumacher Mi6evo is the latest evolution of Schumacher’s successful “Mi” touring car range. It includes the latest developments from Schumacher’s international racing and engineering team to keep you at the front of the pack. Like the Mi6, it is …

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Ferrari F12 TDF – TT02 from Tamiya

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This R/C assembly kit depicts the Ferrari F12tdf first introduced at the end of 2015. It’s a road car that pays homage to the Tour de France, just not the Tour you may be thinking of. Before cyclists pre-empted the …

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Racing Fighter 2wd Buggy DT03 Limited Chrome Metallic Edition

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This is a Limited-Edition version of the Racing Fighter off-road buggy, which sits atop the easy to build DT-03 chassis. The DT-03 off-road buggy assembly kit is intended as an easy-to-get-started model to encourage young drivers to enter the world …

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More Old School Awesomeness! The Grasshopper II from Tamiya

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The Grasshopper II is one of Tamiya’s iconic radio control car kits from the late 1980’s. It was an enhanced follow up release to the original Grasshopper kit. This re-release (2017) kit features a number of updates while keeping largely …

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The Savage X SS Nitro Monster Truck from HPI is Back!!

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The Savage X SS is back! The most popular 1/8th scale big-block nitro monster truck in the world, the Savage has been around for nearly 15 years – and when we released the SS self-build kit version, it was a …

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It’s HUGE – The CEN Racing Colossus XT Electric Monster Truck

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The Colossus XT is the latest evolution of massive electric-powered monster truck design. CEN Racing engineers have created a durable, basher-inspired platform that is certain to please the most demanding R/C enthusiast. It all begins with a DVP (Dual Vertical …

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It’s Back! The Schumacher CAT XLS

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The Schumacher CAT revolutionized off road racing when it was introduced in 1986, being years ahead of the competition. It became an international success winning British, European, Japanese, Australian, and American championships. It was updated with a longer wheelbase and Masami …

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