03 March 2015 16:25 by Mike
Finding the right set up is key, and at times can be over looked when it comes to choosing the right body. LFR says, “The choice is the Assassin.” With design help of team driver Chris Giraldo, Leadfinger carries over this great design and offers it now for the popular Tekno EB48 electric buggy.
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27 February 2015 16:00 by Mike
JConcepts, out to Silence the competition, debuts new Silencer body design for Team Associated B44.3 vehicle.
The JConcepts design team has spent many hours in development with leading team drivers to develop a new high-speed style body, specifically for the latest circuits. One of the most recognizable items, the Silencer body style, has now been designed for perfect fit and finish on the Team Associated B44.3 buggy.
18 February 2015 16:43 by Mike
The Dirt Nitro Challenge always brings out the newest 1/8 offroad products and prototypes, and this year is kicking off in true product revealing fashion. LFR (Leadfinger Racing) has come onto the scene strong in 2014 with their lineup of ‘Assassin’ bodies and pit accessories. Hot Bodies driver, Alex Pilson, appears to be wearing what could be the newest ‘Assassin’ body in the works for the Hot Bodies D812 buggy. The new body features a combination of design elements, including an aggressive cab-forward look, scooped front and rear end, raised roof pillars, and sleek side lines. No word on the official release of this body has been announced, but the prototype looks quite promising.
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18 February 2015 16:18 by Mike
The Carburant Racing “Accelerator” body has arrived. The Accelerator body features an aggressive cab forward design to provide high down force in the front with a triangular shaped rear end of the body to provide great corner speed and stability. The Accelerator body provides a unique design and incorporates style as well as functionality. The Accelerator Body is currently available for the Team Associated B5M.
16 February 2015 02:26 by Mike
Serpent has released all-new superbly pre-painted bodies for the Spyder SRX-2MM 1/10 scale buggy. The first is fully pre-painted in signature Serpent colors; orange, silver, black, and white. The other is semi-painted with silver, white, and black. The remaining sections of the body are left clear for you to choose your own custom color to top your ride!
11 February 2015 09:34 by Phil
VPPRO is proud to release the latest body shell for XRAY’s XB8 1/8 offroad buggy. This CB-XB8-CL body is designed to provide a quality fit whilst incorporating the preferred cab forward styling. The new body is made up with high quality Lexan polycarbonate material, and features a reversible rear side scoop for added airflow and downforce.
The transparent lexan body is available now. See VP-Racing.com
22 January 2015 16:17 by Mike
Sweep Racing has introduced their latest in the ‘Muzzle’ lineup of bodies today, this time for the Team Associated B5 buggy. The new body is designed with the same high stability characteristics at the B5M Muzzle body, and is said to provide an easy and predictable driving feel. The cab forward design features an angled and channeled roof and step-up section design, optimized for the rear motor setup. Topping it off is the Sweep ‘shark fin’. Sold clear, and includes two high-downforce 6.5″ rear wings.
Source: Sweep Racing
21 January 2015 21:10 by Mike
Pro-Line is bringing the Phantom to the popular TLR 22-4 buggy! The Phantom originated from the mind of Lee Martin and features a Stealthy cab forward look and sweeping body lines that flow back to a single point. The Phantom has the style and performance you have been looking for! The optional center fin adds additional high speed stability and finishes off the design of this fresh looking body.
The 22-4 Phantom fits snugly around the chassis for an ultra-low and super sleek look that everyone will want. Lee Martin used the Phantom to finish 2nd in the World at the IFMAR World Championships on the Challenging Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, California. Now you can own the same winning body style as Lee Martin!
16 January 2015 15:39 by Mike
Leadfinger Racing announces their “double assault” on the track by releasing the all new MBX7R Nitro and Eco Assassin bodies! Finding the right set up is key and at times can be over looked when it comes to choosing the right body. The Assassin design has now been carried over to the popular Mugen cars to give both platforms the same advantage on the track! Feel the difference as the Assassin will aide in set up and allow you to attack the track with confidence.
The narrower cab design helps straight line stability, while the added side scoop feature yields more down force to the rear. The result is better rear traction, more level jumping and helps to lower the car’s overall lap times. Both body’s are made of thick Lexan for durability. The clear masking is easy to remove and makes drawing your personal paint scheme a breeze. The Assassin’s design is hand crafted in house and made in the U.S.A. by Leadfinger.
Paint credit: Benjamin Brocato/ BDB Designs.
13 January 2015 19:14 by Mike
Leadfinger Racing announces their assault on the track by releasing the all new MP9e TKI Assassin body! Finding the right set up is key and at times can be over looked when it comes to choosing the right body. Leadfinger is proud to offer a new option this time for the Kyosho MP9 TKI electric buggy. Following in the foot steps of it’s nitro brother. The eBuggy version also aides in set up allowing you to attack the track with confidence. The time spent designing and testing has proven the Assassin’s value. Leadfinger starting by giving the body a narrower cab, adding an aggressive yet smooth rear scoop feature to the side pods and making room to incorporate either a 4s or 2s battery set up’s .
The narrower cab design helps the straight line stability while the added side scoop feature yields more down force to the rear. This results in better rear traction, more level jumping and helps to lower the car’s overall lap times. The body is made of thick Lexan for durability. The clear masking is easy to remove and makes drawing your personal paint scheme a breeze. The Assassin’s design is hand crafted in house and made in the U.S.A. by Leadfinger.