ProLine Destroyer, All Terrain Monster Truck Tyres


ProLine have launched some solid axle monster truck tyres the “Destroyer”. The tyres are in soft M3 compound and the video below tells you all you need to know!


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Brilliant RC releases chassis balancing weights

As a well-balanced car is one of the keys to run fast lap times, the first items to be released by Brilliant RC are the “Brilliant balance weights” allowing you to fine-tune the weight distribution of any rc model.

Lots of weights on these weights and clever mounting all can be seen if you press continue!

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KYOSHO Tomahawk re-issue!


One of the most anticipated models at the recent model show was the re-edition of the legendary Tomahawk buggy. Once again Kyosho have worked with the original designer of the model who has produced a subtle update of the 80′s original ( in the photograph at the above), improving power, durability and drivability.



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Pro-Line Electron Stadium Truck Tyre


Pro-Line have launched of the new tyres for Stadium Trucks, the Electron. These tyres will initially be available in the compounds M4 and MC, and thanks to the tread design they are particularly suitable for dusty slopes!


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Kyosho TF7 Touring Car


Amongst the prototypes shown by Kyosho at the Shizuoka Hobby Show, we got to see the new TF7. The car follows the accepted norms for top line touring cars, including the now de-rigeur floating steering servo. In comparison with the TF-6 there has been a slight change of weight distribution as well as a number of detail updates.

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Weld Overdose Drift Prototype


Weld Overdose the Japanese “RC Tuning Company” have presented a prototype of their new drift car. The chassis made of composite, with ancilaries in carbon fibre,  central battery with the drive shaft located above it but with and servo, speed controller and motor all the rear. (which I assume is good for Drifting!)



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Tamiya Kumamon Buggy!


As regular visitors to this site know, we LOVE Kumamon (believe it or not he’s the mascot of  a Japanese Government department!)

Last seen driving a Tamiya Tractor here  (and starring in his own music video here) he’s now got his own dune buggy! Comes in 4 colours and check out the video below which features a good section of 70′s funk music – Goooooooooo Kumamon!!!!!


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Sakura 3Racing FGX2015 F1


3Racing have launched the FGX2015 Sakura. This new version of the FGX (an acronym for Formula Generation X) has “an innovative design with a state of the art  suspension system and is now one of the most advanced cars available on the market”. – Which is nice to know!


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Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23


Launched in Japan was the Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 built on the new MF01X Platform. This one is 4WD with double wishbone suspension. I’m not sure if this particular model will make it to the UK, but I’m sure others using this chassis will!


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Tamiya Lightning Force Buggy – Shizuoka Hobby Show 2015


The  Tamiya Lightning Force is a new entry level buggy from the Japanese company. The new chassis-01 is made of composite material and uses 4 AA batteries, 2WD, 370 brushed motor and a new electronic unit that works from the ESC and receiver at 2.4 GHz and a body in polycarbonate.

Loads of info and pics after the jump!

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