The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 Mustang GT is Now Available in Red or Blue

The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 Mustang GT is Now Available in Red or Blue

If you like fast cars and eye-catching paint jobs, you’ll like the recent update to the Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 Ford Mustang GT. Previously available in a metallic black, Traxxas has introduced red and blue body options to their 1/10-scale pony car. While these changes won’t make this model perform any faster, they do look incredible… Continue Reading

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Redcat Racing Announces the GEN8 P.A.C.K (Pre-Assembled Chassis Kit)

Redcat Racing Announces the GEN8 P.A.C.K (Pre-Assembled Chassis Kit)

Do you want to hit the trail with your own, customized R/C rig? For those who prefer the DIY route when it comes to selecting a new radio-controlled model, Redcat Racing has announced the GEN8 P.A.C.K. (Pre-Assembled Chassis Kit). While this offers hobbyists an opportunity to pair their favorite electronics, wheels, tires, and body with… Continue Reading

Add Scale Detail to Your R/C Garage with Nicks Pallets

Add Scale Detail to Your R/C Garage with Nicks Pallets

As scale R/C trail rigs have gained popularity in recent years, so has another builder’s dream; scale R/C garages. Part diorama, part photo backdrop, a scale garage is a fun way to showcase your R/C rig and let creativity run wild. If your shop needs a spot to stack wheels, tires, or other gear, one… Continue Reading

Hands-on with Pro-Line’s BFGoodrich KM3 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires

Hands-on with Pro-Line’s BFGoodrich KM3 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires

It’s been said by many hobbyists that you’re never truly finished modifying your R/C vehicle. After foolishly thinking that my Axial SCX10 overhaul was complete, I quickly noticed another item that needed some attention. Traction. While my previous updates didn’t involve the motor or power supply, I began to notice instances where the stock tires… Continue Reading

The New Spring Fling: Pro-Line by the Fire 2019

The New Spring Fling: Pro-Line by the Fire 2019

Mark your calendars for one of the hottest scale R/C events of the year. Pro-Line’s 4th annual “By the Fire” event will take place once again at Horsemans Center Park in Apple Valley, California. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, May 18 and will feature rock crawling trails, a scale builder competition, a scale… Continue Reading

Limited Edition Team Associated Reflex DB10 with Paddle Tires

Limited Edition Team Associated Reflex DB10 with Paddle Tires

Team Associated has released a special edition of their brushless-powered Reflex DB10 desert buggy that’s geared towards sand and snow bashing. The paddle tire-equipped Reflex DB10 features the same internal setup of the original, but it sports front and rear tires that are suited for fine, grainy terrain. With narrow, raised-groove tires in the front and wide… Continue Reading

Tamiya “Red Edition” Lunchbox R/C Kit

Tamiya “Red Edition” Lunchbox R/C Kit

Fans of classic R/C kits will dig this re-release from Tamiya, a special edition Red Lunchbox. Based on the classic 1/12-scale monster van, this new edition features a red body and metallic red wheels. Everything under the styrene hardbody should match the re-released version of the Lunchbox, including a 540-size motor ant TBLE-02S ESC. The… Continue Reading

Kyosho FW-06 Audi R8 LMS Readyset

Kyosho FW-06 Audi R8 LMS Readyset

Kyosho has introduced a new, ready-to-run (RTR) model that’s designed for sensory overload. Pleasing your audio and visual senses, the FW-06 Audi R8 LMS Readyset is a beautiful replica of an on-road beast that also packs power and performance under the hood. Powered by the KE15SP nitro engine, this 4-wheel drive car should sound as fast as… Continue Reading

Reedy RC2312 Digital Competition Crawler Servo

Reedy RC2312 Digital Competition Crawler Servo

There are many crucial components that make up any R/C vehicle. When it comes to crawling, one of the most important elements is the steering servo. If you want to upgrade your RTR (ready-to-run) rig’s steering performance, here is a new option from Team Associated/Reedy. Designed for comp-crawling machines, the Reedy RC2312 Digital HV servo… Continue Reading

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Redcat Racing GEN8

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Redcat Racing GEN8

Redcat Racing’s GEN8 has proven itself to be a true contender in the landscape of 1/10-scale R/C crawlers. Between its price and its performance, the GEN8 has become a fan favorite for scale R/C fanatics. While a stout vehicle in stock configuration, modifying and upgrading is part of the fun of the hobby. If this… Continue Reading

Tamiya Ford Mustang GT4 1/10-scale R/C Touring Car

Tamiya Ford Mustang GT4 1/10-scale R/C Touring Car

Among their announcements at the 2019 Nuremberg Toy Fair, Tamiya has released a stunning replica of the Ford Mustang GT4. Utilizing their TT-02 on-road chassis, this 1/10-scale, 4-wheel drive model should provide plenty of fun during and after the build. While most of the required items are included in the kit, including a motor and… Continue Reading

Tamiya Comical Hornet 1/10-scale Buggy

Tamiya Comical Hornet 1/10-scale Buggy

Has the urge to build a kit hit you yet? If not, perhaps this unique take on a classic R/C buggy will kick start your creativity. Tamiya is following up the release of their 1/10-scale Comical Grasshopper kit with a similar take on the Hornet. The Comical Hornet may feature cartoonish body features, but under the… Continue Reading

Traxxas TQi GPS Module 2.0

Traxxas TQi GPS Module 2.0

Knowing your R/C vehicle inside and out is part of the fun of the hobby. Keeping tabs on performance has gotten easier, thanks to the new TQi GPS Module 2.0 (#6551X) from Traxxas. Combining GPS and GLONASS positioning, you can have an accurate view of how fast your Traxxas machine is traveling. After installing the… Continue Reading

Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-XE Competition Buggy Kit

Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-XE Competition Buggy Kit

Team Losi Racing has released the 8IGHT-XE 1/8-scale electric buggy kit which features an array of performance and handling enhancements. Featuring a wide chassis and redesigned suspension geometry, this competition kit should provide plenty of speed on the track. Along with the previously-mentioned updates, the 8IGHT-XE also includes a lightweight aluminum motor mount, adjustable caster… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Traxxas Valentino Rossi Fiesta Rally Car

See it in Action: Traxxas Valentino Rossi Fiesta Rally Car

Through video, it’s easy to imagine a radio-controlled car as a true-to-life full-scale machine. That realism is amped up even more when the model you’re watching is replicating the look of a known 1:1 machine. The special edition Valentino Rossi Ford Fiesta VR46 from Traxxas puts a real-world spin on a favorite car category of… Continue Reading

Carisma Scale Adventure 1981 Range Rover Classic

Carisma Scale Adventure 1981 Range Rover Classic

While they weren’t in attendance at the 2019 Nuremberg Toy Fair, Carisma Scale Adventure made some noise yesterday with the release of their latest SCA-1E model, a licensed replica of the 1981 4-Door Range Rover Classic. Taking the latest updates found in their long wheelbase Ford F-150 model, this new Range Rover-bodied option provides a… Continue Reading

REEF’S RC 299:LP Brushless Servo

REEF’S RC 299:LP Brushless Servo

If your next R/C build or upgrade plans call for a slimmed-down servo, REEF’S RC has introduced a new, low-profile model that’s primed for performance. The 299:LP Brushless Servo features a sleek design and packs a punch, thanks to its brushless motor. The durable case and metal internal gears are complimented by the overall waterproof setup,… Continue Reading