Category Archives: 1/18

See it in Action: Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 [Video]

See it in Action: Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 [Video]

Axial’s latest small-scale model builds on their Yeti Jr. platform and tops it off with a scale Can-Am Maverick X3 UTV body. Featuring updated electronics (transmitter, servo, motor), this small-scale side-by-side should provide plenty of performance and visual pop. To see how this little buggy performs, check out this action video from the Axial crew.…

Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 1/18-scale UTV

Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 1/18-scale UTV

The Yeti Jr. has been reborn! After the Rock Racer and SCORE Trophy Truck versions were discontinued, it looked as if Axial was getting out of the small-scale R/C business. Then, out of the blue, they released hints about a new model release with all signs pointing to another small-scale effort. Say hello to the…

1RC Racing Releases a 1/18-scale Silver Crown Conversion Kit

1RC Racing Releases a 1/18-scale Silver Crown Conversion Kit

1RC Racing has introduced a Silver Crown conversion kit for their 1/18-scale sprint car model, allowing you to drastically change up the look of your R/C racer. Containing right and left cage pieces, side panels, and more, this conversion kit appears to be an easy-to-paint and easy-to-install setup. Priced at $39.99, this conversion kit is…

Hit the Rocks with the ECX Temper Gen 2 1/18-scale Rock Crawler

Hit the Rocks with the ECX Temper Gen 2 1/18-scale Rock Crawler

While scale realism may be all the rage the unmistakable style of the original R/C crawler hasn’t been forgotten. ECX has refreshed it’s 1/18-scale rock crawler with the Temper Gen 2. Taking the original design of their Temper and pushing it further, the Temper Gen 2 features a mid-motor design, four-link suspension, and a new…

LaTrax Rally: Valentino Rossi Edition

LaTrax Rally: Valentino Rossi Edition

There hasn’t been much news from LaTrax recently, however, this small-scale R/C brand has recently announced a special edition of their 1/18-scale Rally model. If you love slinging your radio-controlled cars through dirt and across pavement, take a look at the Valentino Rossi Edition LaTrax Rally. Featuring a graphics package that’s similar to Rossi’s 1:1…

Hit the Track with 1RC Racing’s 1/18-scale Radio-Controlled Sprint Car

Hit the Track with 1RC Racing’s 1/18-scale Radio-Controlled Sprint Car

If you’re a fan of sprint car racing, 1RC has an upcoming release that’s worth checking out. Joining their lineup of 1/18-scale midget car replicas is a 1/18 ready-to-run sprint car model. From realistic looks and construction to an impressive powerplant, this racing replica will have you living out your dreams of running the high…

Clearance Pricing on Select Dromida Models at AMain Hobbies

Clearance Pricing on Select Dromida Models at AMain Hobbies

If you’re looking for a fun, 1/18-scale R/C vehicle to blast away boredom, AMain Hobbies is offering up savings on select Dromida models. From surface vehicles to quadcopters, there are a number of discount opportunities to take advantage of. Clearance models include the DT4.18 desert truck, KODO HD quadcopter, and FPV Rally Car. On top…

A New Graphics Option for the LaTrax Desert Prerunner 1/18 Off-road Truck

A New Graphics Option for the LaTrax Desert Prerunner 1/18 Off-road Truck

The LaTrax Prerunner 4×4 truck has received a splash of color for 2018. This recently redesigned 1/18-scale vehicle now features a “color splash” body design, similar to what Traxxas has been applying to a number of their other models. This new color option is a real eye-catcher and stands out among the standard solid red and…

RC4WD Gelande II “Black Rock” 1/18 Scale Trail Rig

RC4WD Gelande II “Black Rock” 1/18 Scale Trail Rig

Small-scale trail fanatics now have more vehicle options to choose from than ever, thanks to the folks at RC4WD. Adding to their Gelande II line, three new models have been added, including a Jeep Wrangler clone, the Black Rock. This 1/18-scale trail machine utilizes the same under-the-body components as the original Gelande II but features a…

RC4WD Gelande II “BlackJack” 1/18 R/C Crawler

RC4WD Gelande II “BlackJack” 1/18 R/C Crawler

RC4WD has added to their Gelande II line with the introduction of three new models. The first machine in the rollout is their Gelande II RTR “BlackJack”.  Featuring a body that’s reminiscent of an old-school Ford Bronco, this trail rig packs in plenty of scale detail, while staying true to its roots. Based on an aluminum ladder-frame…