Two Fresh Color Schemes Now Available for the LaTrax Desert Prerunner

When I think of small-scale R/C models, one brand that often comes to mind is LaTrax. While they’ve been relatively quiet throughout 2019, they have released two new color options for their 1/18-scale Desert Prerunner. While the underlying setup of this truck remains the same, including Traxxas iD battery tech, the Desert Prerunner sports either…

Two Fresh Color Schemes Now Available for the LaTrax Desert Prerunner

Two Fresh Color Schemes Now Available for the LaTrax Desert Prerunner

When I think of small-scale R/C models, one brand that often comes to mind is LaTrax. While they’ve been relatively quiet throughout 2019, they have released two new color options for their 1/18-scale Desert Prerunner. While the underlying setup of this truck remains the same, including Traxxas iD battery tech, the Desert Prerunner sports either…

Carisma GT24 Hyundai i20 1/24-scale Brushless Rally Car

Carisma GT24 Hyundai i20 1/24-scale Brushless Rally Car

Over the past year, I’ve been holding out hope that Carisma would re-introduce a small-scale, go-fast, ready-to-run (RTR) model into their lineup. After announcing their GT24B and GT24R kits, I wasn’t sure what to expect next, but thankfully, they’ve answered my hobby hopes with two new RTR rally car models. For fans of jellybean-styled, compact…

1RC Racing 1/18-scale Eastern Dirt Modified RTR

1RC Racing 1/18-scale Eastern Dirt Modified RTR

1RC Racing has announced a new ready-to-run (RTR) model for R/C dirt track racing fanatics. Based on a 1:1 Eastern Dirt Modified (EDM) racer, this new 1/18-scale racer features real-world details both inside and out. With a polycarbonate body panel set, authentic tube-frame chassis design, and scaled-down replica Hoosier dirt racing tires, the EDM RTR…

Carisma Launches Two New 1/24-scale Brushless Rally Cars

Carisma Launches Two New 1/24-scale Brushless Rally Cars

Say hello to the GT24 Rally series. Small, fast, and fun. Those are the hallmarks of Carisma’s GT24 models. From their past ready-to-run (RTR) models to their more recent 1/24-scale kit options, Carisma has always packed power and performance into their small-scale go-fast machines. Bringing the excitement of 1:1 rally car racing to the small-scale…

Kyosho Mini-Z RWD Toyota 86 Readyset

Kyosho Mini-Z RWD Toyota 86 Readyset

Everyone dreams of parking a rear-wheel drive sports car in their garage, no matter what size it may be. For fans of Toyota models, Kyosho has introduced a new option into their Mini-Z lineup, the Toyota 86 RWD. Riding on their MR-03 chassis, this model features a compact chassis design intended for indoor fun and…

Get Your Game on with NanoSport from Team Associated

Get Your Game on with NanoSport from Team Associated

I’m sure we’ve all turned our R/C cars into head-to-head combatants at one point or another. In fact, I’m guilty of playing radio-controlled soccer with a few of my machines (on more than one occasion). Now, Team Associated has added a new level of fun to the world of R/C competition with the NanoSport Ready-to-Run…

Kyosho Mini-Z Corvette ZR1

Kyosho Mini-Z Corvette ZR1

The popular Kyosho Mini-Z has a new body style for fans of Chevrolet sports cars. The Mini-Z Corvette ZR1 features the modern styling of the 1:1 ‘Vette replicated in a 1/27-scale package. With a chassis that’s packed to the gills with components, this small-scale sports car features rear-wheel drive, a sporty motor, and adjustable wheel…

Buy One, Get One Half-off During the 1RC Racing Father’s Day Sale

Buy One, Get One Half-off During the 1RC Racing Father’s Day Sale

Hit the track with family and friends with this deal on small-scale R/C racing machines. It takes two to tango and it also takes two to race. During the 1RC Racing Father’s Day Special, when you buy one 1/18-scale Midget 2.0 or Sprint Car at regular price, you can get another for 50% off. 1RC Racing…

First-Impressions: Axial SCX24 Deadbolt

First-Impressions: Axial SCX24 Deadbolt

A small-scale rock crawler that’s packed with surprises. I’ve learned to temper my expectations when it comes to new R/C models. Too often, it seems my internal hype machine goes into overdrive and I become let down by various aspects of a new radio-controlled vehicle. As I mulled Axial’s latest small-scale release, the SX24 Deadbolt,…

Create a Custom 1/18-scale Crawler with the UGR Platform from Ripper RC

Create a Custom 1/18-scale Crawler with the UGR Platform from Ripper RC

I recently came across a new R/C brand that piqued my interest, all because of their recently-launched small-scale crawler. Ripper RC, a maker of unique radio-controlled boats and surface vehicles, has launched their UGR Platform, a 1/18-scale R/C crawler. Combining 3D printed elements with custom-designed chassis components, the UGR Platform offers an array of built-to-order…

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