Kyosho Mini-Z Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo

If you’ve been longing for yet another body style option for the Kyosho Mini-Z, you’ve got it. Kyosho has released a spot-on, small-scale replica of the Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo as part of their 1/27-scale lineup. This ready-to-run (RTR) model sits atop Kyosho’s MA-020 chassis and features plenty of adjustment points for tuning on-track performance.…

Kyosho Mini-Z Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo

Kyosho Mini-Z Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo

If you’ve been longing for yet another body style option for the Kyosho Mini-Z, you’ve got it. Kyosho has released a spot-on, small-scale replica of the Nissan Skyline GT-R Nismo as part of their 1/27-scale lineup. This ready-to-run (RTR) model sits atop Kyosho’s MA-020 chassis and features plenty of adjustment points for tuning on-track performance.…

Hitting the Rocks with Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt [Video]

Hitting the Rocks with Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt [Video]

Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt has been a surprisingly-capable rig for both indoor and outdoor crawling. Despite its size, the Deadbolt has proven itself to handle everything from log piles and groomed trails to rock gardens and downed trees. I took the opportunity to run this rig over some modestly-sized rocks and was blown away by its…

T-Bone Racing Releases Upgrade Parts for the Losi Mini T 2.0

T-Bone Racing Releases Upgrade Parts for the Losi Mini T 2.0

If you’re lucky enough to unwrap a new Losi Mini-T 2.0 this holiday season, you can beef up its durability thanks to some new upgrade parts from T-Bone Racing. Among the add-on options are front and rear bumpers and a wheelie bar, all designed for easy installation on this 1/18-scale stadium truck. If you run…

See it in Action: Losi Mini-T 2.0 1/18-scale Stadium Truck

See it in Action: Losi Mini-T 2.0 1/18-scale Stadium Truck

Losi’s second-generation, 1/18-scale stadium truck, the Mini-T 2.0, has officially been released. Updated and modernized, this small-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) stadium truck is ready to roll wherever you please, whether that’s at the track or in your back yard. To whet your appetite, Losi has released this action-packed video showcasing their latest small-scale machine. To learn…

It’s Back! Losi Revives the Mini-T Stadium Truck

It’s Back! Losi Revives the Mini-T Stadium Truck

Hit the track or bash away with the Losi Mini-T 2.0 After showing up on a few NHRSA 2019 coverage videos, Losi has officially released the second-coming of its popular Mini-T stadium truck. The Losi Mini-T 2.0 is a modern take on this popular small-scale off-road racer with an array of updated components under the hood.…

Panda Hobby Tetra X1 1/18-scale Rock Crawler

Panda Hobby Tetra X1 1/18-scale Rock Crawler

If you’re looking for an R/C crawler that’s more compact than a 1/10-scale rig but a bit larger than a 1/24-scale model, check out the Tetra X1 from Panda Hobby. Featuring a brushed motor, a 2.4GHz radio system, 4-link suspension, and oil-filled shocks, this rig offers a unique take on small-scale crawling. With a steel,…

Red, White & Blazing Fast: Kyosho’s Mini-Z McLaren P1 GTR

Red, White & Blazing Fast: Kyosho’s Mini-Z McLaren P1 GTR

Imagine holding one of the fastest supercars in the world, right in the palm of your hand. Thankfully, Kyosho’s Mini-Z lineup lets you can do just that. Joining the yellow and orange color options for their McLaren P1 GTR replica is a new, red/white/black color option for those who prefer a more refined appearance on…

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E 1976 Ford F-150

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E 1976 Ford F-150

Carisma tweaks and tunes their 1/24-scale R/C crawler for true trail performance. Last year’s release of Carisma’s 1/24-scale MSA-1E crawler gave me high hopes for the state of small-scale crawling rigs. As a fan of larger-scale R/C crawlers, I’ve amassed quite a collection of scaled-down crawlers over the years, searching for the “perfect” rig for…

See it in Action: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Ford 1976 F-150

See it in Action: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Ford 1976 F-150

The recently-announced, second-generation Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E builds on the foundation of last year’s model and adds a few new bells and whistles, including lower gearing, a new motor, and an officially-licensed 1976 Ford F-150 body. While all of those upgrades sound nice, the real question remains; how does it perform? To answer that question,…

Carisma Launches Their Second-Generation MSA-1E Micro Crawler

Carisma Launches Their Second-Generation MSA-1E Micro Crawler

The expanded MSA-1E lineup now features a licensed, 1976 Ford F-150 body design. Originally spotted during coverage of the 2019 NRHSA convention, Carisma has officially released their second-generation, 1/24-scale crawler; the MSA-1E 1976 Ford F-150. Aside from the new, officially-licensed body, this rig also brings a few internal upgrades to the table. The gearing has…

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