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Airtronics MT-4S 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Radio

Airtronics MT-4S 40th Anniversary Limited Edition RadioTo celebrate their 40th year in business, Airtronics unveils the 40th Anniversary Limited Edition version of the MT-4S radio system. Along with all of the high performance features you’ve come accustomed to, the MT-4S Limited Edition also features a “piano black” gloss finish and custom steering wheel, as well as two receivers and a commemorative carry case. The two receivers included with the MT-4S Limited Edition are the SSL capable RX-472 and a special edition pro competition RX-471. Read more…

 
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HB R8 1/8 Nitro OnRoad

HB R8Meet the HB R8 1/8 Nitro On-Road Racer! First teased earlier this month, the R8 is a fully-featured racing kit, packed with a host of pure performance features to make you the fastest driver on the track. With equipment such as a 5mm thick 7075 aircraft aluminum alloy chassis and bulkheads, woven carbon fiber upper deck, braces and steering arms, splashproof receiver box and aerodynamic front and rear bumpers, the HB R8 is lightweight yet tough enough to handle contact on the track. Read more…

 
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Tamiya Mercedes Benz Unimog 425 CC01

Tamiya Unimog 425 CC01Adding to their ever growing line of CC01 platform based RC trucks, Tamiya announces the new Mercedes Benz Unimog 425 CC01! Designed to replicate its full size counterpart, this 1/10 scale Unimog features a polycarbonate body with a scale air snorkel and mirrors, metal plated Mercedes emblem, and metal plated light buckets with front and rear LED lights. The Mercedes Benz Unimog 425 also includes a TBLE-02S ESC and 540 brushed motor. It is expected to go on sale this May. Read more…

 
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Area RC MCD RR5/XS5 Aluminum Upgrades

Area RC MCD RR5/XS5 Aluminum UpgradesTo go along with their recently announced aluminum suspension mounts, Area RC introduces multiple new aluminum upgrades for the 1/5 scale MCD RR5 buggy and XS5 touring car. The MCD RR5/XS5 upgrades include aluminum front and rear chassis braces, aluminum clutch carrier, aluminum diff cases, aluminum steering knuckles, and aluminum rear hub carriers. All of the new parts are milled from T6 aluminum and are offered in your choice of red or silver anodizing. Read more…

 
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Pro-Line Flat Iron XL 1.9″ Rock Crawling Tires

Pro-Line Flat Iron XL 1.9" Rock Crawling TiresThe Pro-Line Flat Iron 1.9″ RC Rock Crawling Tire is back in XL form! The hugely popular 1.9″ Super Swamper XL paved the way for larger 1.9″ scale tires and the new 1.9″ Flat Pro-Line Iron XL follows the “bigger is better” mantra. The beloved Flat Iron tread pattern combines scale realism and all out rock climbing performance that you have come to expect from ProLine tires. The large lug pattern combined with siping allows the tire to have the perfect amount of flex under throttle acceleration. Check out the pictures of this awesome new tire below! Read more…

 
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Pro-Line Nitro Fuel Stick

Pro-Line Nitro Fuel StickAfter much teasing, the Pro-Line Fuel Stick is finally here! Used in Ty Tessmann during his dominating performance at the 2014 IFMAR Buggy Worlds, the Pro-Line Fuel Stick is designed as a no expense spared successor to the original Pro-Line Fuel Gun. The Fuel Stick is the result of months of development by the ProLine team with input from the Tessmann and McBride families. Making the Fuel Stick stand out is the trigger orientation that makes refueling a truck or buggy more ergonomic especially when doing so over high pit walls. Read more…

 
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First Look: Hobby Pro SC01 Short Course Truck

Hobby Pro SC01 Short Course TruckThe guys over at Hobby Pro have been hard at work fine tuning their latest RC product, the Hobby Pro SC01 short course truck. While there are no official specs just yet, the Hobby Pro SC01 is expected to feature a 7075 aluminum chassis, big bore aluminum shocks and multiple configurations including mid or rear motor with standard or shorty battery packs. We’ll continue to post more information about this new RC short course truck as it becomes available. Read more…

 
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RPM ProSC Front Suspension Arms

RPM ProSC Front Suspension ArmsRPM announces an update to their parts catalog to reflect the parts compatibility between the Team Associated Prolite 4×4 and ProSC 4×4 RC short course trucks. RPM has confirmed that their front suspension arms, which were originally designed for the Prolite 4×4, will also work with the ProSC 4×4 as well. The suspension arms feature RPM’s custom blend of touch nylons  that can withstand all of the abuse you can throw at them. Other improvements include the removal of the tiny hinge pin retaining screws in favor of a screw in-line with the hinge pin which significantly strengthening the a-arms. Read more…

 
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First Look: HB D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition

HB D815 Tessmann Worlds EditionMeet the new HB D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition Buggy! After multiple National Championships and dominating major races such as The Dirt and the Neo 2014, Ty Tessmann and his HB D812 won the 2014-2015 IFMAR World Championships in Sicily, his first world title win! Although much of the credit is owed to Ty’s skills and dedication, as well as unending help from the rest of “Team Tessmann”, Ty’s weapon of choice deserves a fair amount of acclaim as well. The HB D812 was a development of the 2008-2009 World Championship-winning D8, and has been a stalwart addition to the HotBodies stable of pure racing cars for a few years, and the HB D815 is the culmination of this work – tried and tested, and victorious at the highest levels of competition. Read more…

 
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JConcepts Scorpios 1.9″ Scale Crawling Tires

JConcepts Scorpios Scale Crawling TiresJConcepts unveils an all new Scorpios 1.9″ scale crawling tires! The JConcepts Scorpios scale looking tread, extra tall size and profile, jump out as the most obviously features. Starting by analyzing the tread, the design team focused on a closely knit tread arranging them in a pattern closely resembling a full scale tire. The padded arrangement of tread makes the tire ideal for transitioning from the hard road to dirt and then into rocky and uneven terrain. Once power is applied to the vehicle, the tread spacing opens up which allows for some deep digging making it a great working tire in dirt and muddy conditions. Read more…

 
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