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Team Associated DB8 Limited Edition Nomad RTR LiPo combo

Following the introduction of the DB8 Limited Edition Nomad RTRTeam Associated have introduced the same Desert Buggy in LiPo combo including a Reedy LiPo battery and Reedy LiPo charger. Born from the sand and destined to roam the earth, the Nomad DB8 is a tough, powerful, all-terrain dominating Desert Buggy based on the race-proven RC8 platform’s unprecedented balance and incredible cornering performance. The Nomad DB8 form follows function with a durable impact-resistant roll cage, detailed interior, driver and co-pilot figures, painted body panels, and runs off a powerful Reedy brushless motor. To tame the unforgiving landscape, high-grip General Tire GT(R) Grabbers are wrapped around rich-looking black 17mm hex wheels.

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Kyosho Ultima RB6.6 Readyset

Kyosho have introduced the Ultima RB6.6 Readyset 2WD buggy. Based on the world-class RB 6.6, this Readyset can be up and running almost straight out of the box. The Ultima series competes at the highest level in major 2WD racing buggy races around the world. Continually evolving to be at the forefront of racing trends, the Ultima RB 6.6 is the most advanced competition model in the series to date and forms the base for this Readyset version.

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Team Associated DB8 Limited Edition Nomad RTR

Team Associated have introduced a limited edition of the DB8 called Nomad in ready-to-run version. Born from the sand and destined to roam the earth, the Nomad DB8 is a tough, powerful, all-terrain dominating Desert Buggy based on the race-proven RC8 platform’s unprecedented balance and incredible cornering performance. The Nomad DB8 form follows function with a durable impact-resistant roll cage, detailed interior, driver and co-pilot figures, painted body panels, and runs off a powerful Reedy brushless motor. To tame the unforgiving landscape, high-grip General Tire GT(R) Grabbers are wrapped around rich-looking black 17mm hex wheels.

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SOAR unveil prototypes at Asia Fever race

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During the 6th edition of the Asia Fever 2017 held at Changhua County in Taiwan, SOAR Seiki driver Jason Huang used two prototypes, the 998 TD1R Nitro Buggy and the TD1R Nitro Truggy. According to Didian, SOAR Seiki’s boss, final testing is nearly completed and both will be launching very soon!

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XRAY unveil XB8E’17 1/8 E-buggy

Following the first teaser image, XRAY have introduced the highly anticipated XB8E 2017 1/8 E-buggy. Developed for the ever-growing 1/8 E-buggy, this next evolution of the ultra-successful XB8E platform feature:

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All-new 2017

 

    • Large volume front, central, and rear differentials for improved long run performance and reduced internal heat build up
    • Stronger 2.5mm diff pins in all differential outdrives
    • Longer front, central and rear internal cross diff pins
    • Improved internal diff gears with re-profiled teeth for reduced friction and smooth operation
    • All-new lightweight machined diff outdrives
    • All-new profile 46T lightweight Hudy Steel central diff gear
    • All-new larger rubber-sealed center differential housing
    • New differential gaskets
    • Front trailing steering blocks give increased forward traction and better handling
    • Improved geometry steering block Ackermann plates
    • New graphite material servo saver for increased reliability and smooth operation
    • Composite front upper top deck for added flex & increased steering
    • Improved alu steering posts to accommodate new front upper plate
    • Redesigned steering pivot balls to eliminate wheel locking
    • Narrow profile front suspension arms move the front wheels forward for improved take-off and landing on jumps
    • Longer rear suspension arms for better handling, stability and increased traction
    • Short alu rear suspension holders for new geometry
    • Improved weight distribution and balance for increased traction
    • All-new chassis flex adjustments using optional graphite stiffeners on the chassis guards

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XRAY XB8E 1/8 E- Buggy Teaser

XRAY tease us with their new XB8E platform – already victorious at this year’s NEO Race in the hands of Ty Tessmann. 

Stay tuned on June 19th for the full exclusive release.

Serpent Spyder SRX2 Team 2WD buggy kit

Serpent have introduced the Spyder SRX2 Team 2WD buggy kit. Designed to excel on medium and high-traction surfaces as carpet, astro and high grip clay, the Spyder SRX2 Team feature a high performance geometry, a hard anodised aluminium 7075 T6 chassis with separate aluminium kick-up plate, carbon fibre front and rear shock towers, a laydown transmission and motor design with light 3 gear transmission, a durable and efficient front and rear suspension, a highly efficient steering Ackermann, big bore 12mm shocks with dual system and hard anodisied bodies and caps, smooth ball-differential (gear-diff optional), 3 pad slipper clutch, a composite battery holder and a low, cab forward MH body.

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Serpent Spyder SRX2 Team coming soon

Serpent have released the first image of their forthcoming Spyder SRX2 Team 1/10 2WD buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked but detailed images and information should become available very soon.

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