Category Archives: 1/32

HPI Announces the Q32 Trophy Truggy

HPI Announces the Q32 Trophy Truggy

HPI has endured an up and down year, but all signs point to them ending 2016 with a bang. They have added another 1/32-scale vehicle to their expanding Q32 lineup with the addition of the Q32 Trophy Truggy. As we’ve seen from the other Q32 models, these vehicles aren’t short on fun, even with their…

HPI’s Winning “Formula” Q32

HPI’s Winning “Formula” Q32

In the midst of their feverish release of new 1/10 and 1/5 scale radio-controlled cars and trucks at the 2016 International Toy Fair, HPI snuck a new small-scale machine into the mix. The new Formula Q32 is the latest ready-to-run 1/32 scale R/C car to use the same base chassis as the Baja Q32 that…

HPI Q32 D8T Ty Tessmann Edition

HPI Q32 D8T Ty Tessmann Edition

More small-scale news for you pint-size R/C addicts! HPI is following up their popular Baja Q32 Buggy with the release of a Ty Tessmann-inspired Q32 D8T 1/32 two-wheel drive truggy. For those of you that are radio-controlled racing fans, or want to recreate the excitement that Ty brings to the track, no matter where you…

Optional parts announced for the HPI Baja Q32

Optional parts announced for the HPI Baja Q32

The just-released Baja Q32 from HPI has a few tricks up it’s (small) sleeves.  Taking a different path than the similiarly-sized models from ECX, the Baja Q32 now has optional parts that you can purchase to customize your buggy. There are three categories of option parts that are available: Chassis Components, Drivetrain and Electronics.  From…

HPI’s Baja Q32 Buggy is now available.

HPI’s Baja Q32 Buggy is now available.

Along with the two 1/36-scale models that ECX released late last year, the other bigger, small-scale release that I’ve been anticipating has been HPI’s 1/32 Baja Q32 buggy.  Along with a similar size and overall appearance to the ECX models, there are a few minor differences that the HPI model brings to the table, namely…

“Doing Work” in 1/32-Scale

“Doing Work” in 1/32-Scale

Small-scale R/C fun shouldn’t be limited to just cars and trucks. There are a number of other vehicles and machines that are both pint-sized yet mighty, and here are a few videos to prove it. R/C Tractor Action Farmer’s R/C Dream 1/32-scale Hitachi Excavator Do you use your small-scale radio-controlled vehicle for work or play?…

What was the biggest “small-scale” debut of 2014?

What was the biggest “small-scale” debut of 2014?

With the Christmas holiday in the books (and I hope you all have had a great holiday season so-far) it’s time to close out 2014. Before we greet the new year, what did you see as the biggest, smaller-scale vehicle that was released over this past year? A number of models were released throughout 2014,…

Blast away boredom with HPI’s new 1/32 scale Q32 Baja.

Blast away boredom with HPI’s new 1/32 scale Q32 Baja.

As I await the arrival of my pre-ordered ECX KickFlip, I’m happy to see news of another micro-scale R/C buggy, the Q32 Baja from HPI. Made with fun in mind, you won’t find any unnessary parts on this machine. Riding on foam tires that should have enough grip to tackle an office hallway or lunchroom…

Get to know the heavy-hitters in the world of small-scale R/C

Get to know the heavy-hitters in the world of small-scale R/C

If you’re just getting into the R/C hobby or are looking at adding a few new vehicles to your garage, it’s good to know who’s- who and who makes what.  While there numerous makes and models to choose from, I’ve highlighted a few of the “bigger” names in the small-scale radio-control universe. With prices ranging…