Kyosho News

VP-PRO MP9 CB-MP9-V2 body


VP-PRO have added to its wide range of body shells the new CB-MP9-V2 body for the Kyosho MP9 nitro buggy. The CB-MP9-V2 body is made from VP-PRO’s high quality polycarbonate and features a cab forward design and large side flaps for downforce.

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Jared Tebo doubles at Walking Dead Race

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The Walking Dead Race was held at the GS Hobbies indoor track in Barling, Arkansas. Jared Tebo (Kyosho) would sweep both Mod 2WD and Mod 4WD classes. J.Tebo set the overall TQ and also ended up taking the win in both classes from JR Mitch (TLR) in second while young gun Braxten Culley (Kyosho) came in third.

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Zachary Rogers TQs & Wins at 2018 Sidewinder Fall Champs

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This past weekend was held the 2018 Sidewinder Fall Championship at Revelation Raceway in beautiful Southern California. The event brought in some of the best regional talent around, as well as some heavy hitters from out of state as many drivers are gearing up for the IFMAR Worlds next week. Sitting around 100 entries this race brought in deep entries in each class offered and even deeper ruts as the track developed which made racing very exciting. Kyosho America team manager Zack Rogers was able to grab the TQ and win in the E-Buggy class in front of J Smoker (JQ Racing) in second while Brian Kinney (TLR) came in third.

T-Work’s MP9e Evo ball bearing & collar set

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T-Work’s have introduced a set of 14 pieces of sealed ball bearings and collars for the Kyosho Inferno MP9e Evo. The set consists high quality bearings that feature a rubber seal to protect against the dust and facilitate maintenance that will increase the overall bearing life.

Under the Hood: Elliott Boots

Elliott Boots, 23 – UK

  • Chassis: Kyosho MP9 TKI4
  • Engine: REDS WRX Corsa Lunga
  • Fuel: Byron Fuel
  • Tyres: Pro-Line
  • Radio & Servos: Sanwa
  • Body & Wing: Stock
  • Weight: N/A
  • Event: Buggyland 5.0, Spain


David Snee signs with Kyosho

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Kyosho Europe have announced the signing of David Snee to their UK team. David will compete using the Kyosho RB7 and soon to be released ZX7 starting this weekend at NEAM’s winter series. The multiple European and national A finalist will be a great asset to the team as Kyosho continue to strengthen his 1/10th driver line up. His cars will be powered by HMX & Team Orion electronics, so feel free to pop over and chat to David if you see him trackside regarding any help or advise. David had the following to say:

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T-Work’s MP9 TKI3/4 wire switch

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T-Work’s have introduced a connector style switch for the Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI3 and TKI4. The ‘switch’ is made up of two 4mm jacks fixed on a carbon fibre plate. This system allows to eliminate the using of a standard switch, just need to connect with a jumper wire.

Kyosho MP9 TKI4 Perth Edition

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Kyosho Europe have introduced the Inferno MP9 TKI4 in a special “Perth Edition” package made to celebrate the forthcoming 2018 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Buggy World Championship. The TKI4 will come with aluminium front hub carrier set of your choice (available in 13°, 16°, 17.5° or 19 deg.) and a Kyosho K-Fade T-shirt.