First-Impressions: Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco

A quick look at the latest R/C trail truck from Traxxas. Do you ever feel that you’ve willed something into existence? When the full-sized 2021 Ford Bronco was announced last year, I immediately hoped that we’d see it recreated in 1/10-scale for the R/C hobby. While New Bright did an amazing job with its 1/8-scale… Continue Reading

First-Impressions: Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco

First-Impressions: Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco

A quick look at the latest R/C trail truck from Traxxas. Do you ever feel that you’ve willed something into existence? When the full-sized 2021 Ford Bronco was announced last year, I immediately hoped that we’d see it recreated in 1/10-scale for the R/C hobby. While New Bright did an amazing job with its 1/8-scale… Continue Reading

Live the Van Life with Carisma’s Prairie Wolf R/C Crawler Body

Live the Van Life with Carisma’s Prairie Wolf R/C Crawler Body

The folks at Carisma RC have released a new body option for 1/10-scale R/C crawlers that’s truly unique. The Prairie Wolf Clear Body Set (#16292) offers an old-school van with several scale details that’ll allow you to transform your trail rig into a one-of-a-kind creation. This clear body set is made of durable polycarbonate and… Continue Reading

REVIEW

R/C Documentary Review: Carpet Racers – A Crash Course

R/C Documentary Review: Carpet Racers – A Crash Course

There aren’t many movies or TV shows that are dedicated to the hobby and sport of R/C racing, so when you find one, you just have to watch it.  Having read about a documentary that followed the indoor carpet-racing “tour” for a year, I knew I had to find out more about it.  No matter… Continue Reading

Traxxas Drag Slash: Pricing Details and Performance Specs

Traxxas Drag Slash: Pricing Details and Performance Specs

The wait is over. At long last, Traxxas has fully unveiled the details of their Drag Slash R/C Drag Truck. With tidbits released in drips and drabs, the full picture is now clear, and it’s quite a stunning work of art. Sporting a Chevy C10 pickup truck body and boasting a 3500kv brushless motor, a… Continue Reading

ARRMA Releases the Vorteks 4×4 3S BLX Stadium Truck

ARRMA Releases the Vorteks 4×4 3S BLX Stadium Truck

ARRMA has proven that it knows a thing or two about high-performance, bash-ready R/C machines throughout the years. The latest addition to their lineup offers a fresh take on a past model, the Vorteks Stadium Truck. This refreshed model features overhauled electronics, an aggressive facelift, and a platform that’s intended to withstand extreme bashing action.… Continue Reading

Review: Pro-Line 1946 Dodge Power Wagon Tough-Color Body

Review: Pro-Line 1946 Dodge Power Wagon Tough-Color Body

Earlier this year, I had the idea to build a trail truck for the sole purpose of being a showcase and test mule for a variety of wheels, bodies, and accessories. With space in my R/C garage at a premium, I decided that it’s easier to stack polycarbonate bodies on top of one another than… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Pre-Cut 2021 Ram TRX Clear Body for the Traxxas X-Maxx

Pro-Line Pre-Cut 2021 Ram TRX Clear Body for the Traxxas X-Maxx

Need a new lid for your Traxxas X-Maxx? Pro-Line has released its Pre-Cut 2021 Ram 1500 TRX Clear Body for the larger-scale Traxxas monster truck. Based on the 700+horsepower 1:1 Ram TRX, you can now have that visual essence on your own ground-pounding, albeit smaller, pickup truck. Made from durable Lexan polycarbonate, this lid features… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco [Video]

See it in Action: Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco [Video]

“Slack-jawed awe.” That is how I would best describe my expression after seeing the Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco for the first time. I had been wondering, wishing, and hoping (with all my might) that we’d see a big-name R/C brand tackle the 2021 Ford Bronco in 1/10-scale form, and it looks like Traxxas was… Continue Reading

Go Wild with the Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco

Go Wild with the Traxxas TRX-4 2021 Ford Bronco

Shortly after the 2021 Ford Bronco was announced last year, I started to wonder if a major R/C brand would add this body style to its lineup anytime soon. No sooner had that thought popped into my head, New Bright released its 1/8-scale 2021 Ford Bronco, but that wasn’t exactly what I had in mind.… Continue Reading

Build a Bodacious Rock Bouncer with Axial’s RBX10 Ryft Kit

Build a Bodacious Rock Bouncer with Axial’s RBX10 Ryft Kit

If you love getting outdoors for an extreme R/C adventure, chances are you’ve looked at (or own) a rock bouncer. As models go, the Axial RBX10 Ryft ready-to-run (RTR) is extreme in its own right, and now you can build one to your desired specs with the RBX10 Ryft Kit. With its solid-axles, rugged Interco… Continue Reading

Review: REEF’s RC 422HD V2 Steering Servo

Review: REEF’s RC 422HD V2 Steering Servo

If you’re a fan of options, then the R/C hobby has you covered. There are more options (and sub-options), from model types to accessories and gear, than you can shake a stick at. Some options are better than others, even those from relative newcomers. REEF’s RC isn’t exactly a “newcomer,” but they also haven’t been… Continue Reading

Losi 1969 Chevy Camaro V100 RTR

Losi 1969 Chevy Camaro V100 RTR

In the market for a new car? Why not hop into something with a bit of old-school flair? Losi and Horizon Hobby have launched a new on-road model in the form of the 1969 Chevy Camaro V100 RTR. This brushed, all-wheel-drive machine revives V100 nameplate, originally found in the Vaterra lineup. This ready-to-run (RTR) model… Continue Reading

Review: Pro-Line Carbine 1.9″ Internal Bead-Loc Dually Wheels

Review: Pro-Line Carbine 1.9″ Internal Bead-Loc Dually Wheels

When you’re building or updating the wheels on an R/C vehicle, the number of options available seems endless. While that can be overwhelming, it’s a great opportunity to try new things, whether it’s the visual style, size, wheel material, or a combination of attributes. I recently decided to transform one of my radio-controlled trail trucks… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 1972 Chevy C-10 “Stone Gray” Tough-Color Monster Truck Body

Pro-Line 1972 Chevy C-10 “Stone Gray” Tough-Color Monster Truck Body

Pro-Line is expanding its “Tough-Color” body lineup with new models and a new color. If you want to refresh the appearance of your Traxxas Stampede or ARRMA Granite monster truck, take a look at the old-school 1972 Chevy C-10 Tough-Color “Stone Gray” Body. Designed for a paint-free experience, this body features a pre-colored polycarbonate material,… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Corvette Stingray [Video]

See it in Action: Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Corvette Stingray [Video]

Seeing any new R/C model in photos is one thing, but to really get a sense of how it performs (short of driving it yourself), there’s nothing better than a video. The just-announced Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Corvette Stingray. Featuring a larger chassis (in both length and width) than its predecessor, the 4-Tec 3.0 should produce… Continue Reading

Traxxas Unleashes the Corvette Stingray 4-Tec 3.0

Traxxas Unleashes the Corvette Stingray 4-Tec 3.0

Bigger, sleeker, and more rad than ever. Traxxas is turning up the heat when it comes to road-ready R/C models. Following in the tracks of their stunning lineup of 4-Tec 2.0 models, they’ve released their next-generation on-road platform, the 4-Tec 3.0 Corvette Stingray. You’ll find plenty of “newness” sprinkled throughout this model, from the body… Continue Reading