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SWORKz S14-3 4WD buggy coming soon

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SWORKz have released a teaser of their forthcoming 1/10 4WD buggy, the S14-3. No further information have been given so far but you can expect full details including images to surface very soon.

XRAY unveil XB2C 2019 2wd buggy

XRAY have introduced the highly anticipated XB2C 2019 1/10 2wd buggy.

All-new 2019:

    • All-new multi-function rear upright helps to generate more traction & increase stability
    • All-new longer rear driveshafts with 2.5mm pins for smoother operation
    • All-new rear wheel axle with safety collar, featuring XRAY’s unique multi-position driveshaft adjustment to vary driveshaft length
    • All-new longer rear camber link to accommodate all roll center alternatives
    • All-new SLP (Super Low Profile) front & rear shock towers for increased cornering speed
    • All-new SLP (Super Low Profile) front body shocks & shock shafts
    • All-new SLP (Super Low Profile) front & rear shock springs for improved ride height setting
    • All-new spur gear cover protects the body shell from the spur gear
    • All-new body gives increased speed & improved handling
    • Hard suspension blocks with 1-slot steering block extensions for improved steering characteristics
    • New rear wheels with deeper recesses for the wheel nuts
    • New greased ball-bearings for front steering blocks and rear uprights increase lifespan in dusty conditions

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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.

XRAY XB2D 2019 coming soon

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XRAY have announced the soon release of the new XB2D 2019 2WD buggy. As usual the term ‘D’ match to XRAY’s 2WD kits designed for Dirt surfaces. No details are known yet but expect more information to surface shortly.

More Kyosho ZX7 detailed photos

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Kyosho Europe has posted new photos of the upcoming ZX7. These show more details like the fully modified weight distribution compared to the ZX6.6 and the lack of front and rear chassis stiffeners.

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Kyosho release new ZX7 teaser photo

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Following the ZX7 body, Kyosho have released another photo of their forthcoming new ZX7 1/10 4WD buggy. With the evolution of the current tracks, the ZX7 could be a versatile buggy as comfortable on high-traction surfaces such as carpet and astro turf and also on the dirt. More information and official details are expected to surface soon.

Tamiya WR-02CB Comical Grasshopper

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Tamiya have introduced the Comical Grasshopper based of the proven WR-02CB chassis. The original Grasshopper was a Tamiya legend which inspired legions of fans since the 1980s. For many, it was their very first introduction into the world of radio control assembly kits. The original Grasshopper is still among Tamiya’s best-selling kits to this day. Now the legend is re-imagined as the Comical Grasshopper, with a new body inspired by the famous original.

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Team Associated B6.1 Factory Lite 2WD buggy kit

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Team Associated have introduced the B6.1 Factory Lite 2WD buggy kit. Shedding over 45 grams of weight from the original B6.1D, the Factory Lite was designed to excel in classes requiring Spec motors, allowing the racer to take full advantage of the performance offered by the reduced weight. The Factory Lite sheds 30 of the 45 grams in rotational mass alone. Parts used to achieve the weight savings include the MIP Pucks system, MIP Pucks 7075-T6 aluminum outdrives, MIP Pucks Bi-Metal lightweight R-CVD bones (67mm), Factory Team direct drive system, and a lightweight body.

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