See it in Action: FMS FCX18 LC80 [Video]

See it in Action: FMS FCX18 LC80 [Video]

FMS might be one of my favorite R/C brands at the moment. Their attention to detail has always been second to none, and now they appear to emphasize performance. Their latest project is a revamp and re-branding of their 1/18-scale crawler lineup with the FCX18 Toyota Land Cruiser 80.

The FCX18 LC80 isn’t a new body style for a 1/18-scaler. In fact, I had one up until a few months ago. What is new with this iteration is the attention to performance. Portal axles, metal suspension links, a two-speed transmission, and oil-filled shocks all combine to make an impressive crawler.

Whether you run indoors or out, this machine looks like it can tackle it all. Take a closer look and get a feel for how the FCX18 performs with this action footage:

FMS FCX18 Toyota LC80 Specs:

  • Length: 282mm
  • Width: 126mm
  • Height: 136mm
  • LiPo Battery: 2S 7.4V 900mAh
  • Tire Size (mm): D56 x W19.2
  • Wheel Base (mm): 160
  • Ground Clearance: 35mm
  • Approach Angle: 61°
  • Departure Angle: 35°
  • Car Weight: 535g

The FCX18 Toyota LC80 is priced at $179.99 and is available through FMS and their dealers. Visit to learn more about this 1/18-scale R/C crawler.

Image credit: FMS