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TLR 8IGHT-XT/XTE 1/8th Truggy kit

See: Team Losi Racing

Team Losi Racing have introduced the new 8IGHT-X/XTE Truggy kit. The new Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-XT Next Generation Truggy builds on the championship-winning heritage of its predecessors with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain as well as the chassis layout that make it both easier to drive and tougher to beat. Plus, it includes Nitro and Electric in one box! The 8IGHT-XT/XTE has a combination of features second-to-none including large footprint engine mount, 3mm chassis, cab forward body, machined aluminum shock caps, and so much more.

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Serpent SRX8-TE 1/8th E-truggy kit

See: Serpent

After the introduction of the long awaited SRX8-T, Serpent have released the new SRX8-TE 1/8th E-truggy kit. Taking the base of the SRX8-T, Serpent have retain all the key factors such as the reliability, durability, ease of assembly as well as maintenance, coupled with all new suspension geometry. Using all of Serpent’s high-quality metals, plastics and rubber, the new E-truggy performs more compared to its predecessor, providing more durability, ease of driving and better handling on the track. The SRX8-TE features a 4mm 7075-T6 aluminum flat chassis to provide the most flexible design and helping to prevent traction rolls, a versatile motor mount made from 7075-T6 aluminum, a 10t pinion with a 46t ring gear ratio, SRX8 differentials, 16mm threaded shocks with extremely tough 3.5mm shock shafts, “Pro “cap giving maximum versatility can be used as emulsion or bladder shocks, all in one cap, Delrin 6-hole pistons, front and rear suspension arms with arm plates, sway bars with captured pivot-ball design and a receiver box that can be mounted in multiple locations depending on the layout you wish to use. The SRX8-TE can be used with 2S and 4S LiPo batteries. The lower plastic mount is securely fixed to the chassis and mounted directly to the surface to ensure lowest possible CG. The Velcro straps are supplied in the kit and the Serpent logo is embossed on them. The 7075-T6 aluminum shock towers are a 5mm thick and come machined and then anodized to give them an even more durable finish. Carbon fiber shock towers are also available as option parts. The Truggy features also 15 degree caster blocks with steering blocks machined from 7075-T6 aluminum anodized in black, and re-machined to have a stylish shiny silver edge. The steering arms accepts 5 different Ackermann plates. 0,1,2,3,4. The body looks rough, tough and stylish, fit for a real Truggy.

Team Associated TR28 & CR28 RTR trucks

See: Associated Electrics

Associated Electrics have introduced the new Team Associated TR28 and CR28 1/28th Ready-to-Run trucks. Both the TR28 2WD RTR truck and the CR28 2WD RTR trail truck are packed full of features and ready for fun right out of the box. They look great and drive smooth thanks to a powerful electric motor and capable drivetrain. No need to prep or build your racer; just charge it and you’re ready to drive! The included 2.4GHz transmitter allows complete control, enabling you to navigate around, through and over obstacles with ease! The increased ground clearance and rubber tires allow the TR28 and the CR28 to handle like no other vehicle in its category. When the integrated LiPo battery becomes discharged, the convenient built-in transmitter charger makes it easy to get back to full power and ready to run in less than an hour. A built-in rechargeable LiPo battery and 4 AA’s are included, making these trucks ready to go right out of the box.

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XRAY XT4’21 1/10th 4WD electric Truggy


Following the teaser image, XRAY have introduced the new XT4 4WD electric Truggy kit.

All-new Features:

  • All-new longer chassis for improved stability
  • All-new super-narrow front & rear gear boxes to accommodate new suspension mount positions
  • All-new narrow front & rear suspension holders
  • All-new front, central & rear gear differentials with increased oil volume to improve consistency
  • All-new differential crown gear and pinion gear CNC-machined from Hudy Spring Steel with improved lifespan and reduced noise
  • New center drive shafts feature 2.5mm drive shaft pins for increased efficiency
  • All-new longer front and rear drive shafts
  • Updated aluminum motor mount with easier pinion gear access
  • All-new center upper graphite brace
  • Revised rear graphite shock tower can be mounted from both sides of the gear box
  • Reinforced servo saver stands for improved steering precision and a new shape for improved clearance

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Mugen MBX8T Factory built nitro Truggy Limited Edition kit

See: Mugen Seiki Racing

Mugen Seiki Racing have introduced the new MBX8T Factory built nitro Truggy Limited Edition kit. Ever dreamed about owning a factory driver’s vehicle? Ryan Maifield and Adam Drake personally built a limited number of MBX8T Factory Built nitro kits. The MBX8T kits were built to Ryan and Adam’s specifications and include the recommended option parts from Mugen Seiki and Flash Point Racing Products. Built using Flash Point’s performance shock and diff fluids, these kits are geared towards a seasoned racer who’s looking for true performance. Included option parts are:

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Serpent SRX8-T nitro Truck

See: Serpent

After over 8 years, Serpent have introduced the all new SRX8-T nitro Truck. Based on the successful SRX8 platform and the experience acquired with the S811T platform, the SRX8-T features key factors such as performance, reliability, durability, ease of assembly as well as maintenance, coupled with all new suspension geometry. Using high-quality metals, plastics and rubber in order to build the best product, the SRX8-T offers improved jumping ability, improved balance, and improved durability.

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Kyosho MP10T 1/8 nitro truggy coming soon

Source: Kyosho Europe

Coming soon from Kyosho is the new MP10T 1/8 nitro truggy. Based on the Inferno MP10 nitro buggy, the MP10T features some specific improvements to offer the best performance to the highly competitive truggy racing. Full details on features and specifications will become available before the release planned for the end of August.

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XRAY XT8E E-Truggy kit


XRAY have introduced the highly anticipated XT8 1/8 E-Truggy.

All-New Features:

  • All-new front suspension geometry featuring new C-hubs and steering blocks
  • All-new new zero king pin steering block with exchangeable steering plates for Ackermann adjustment
  • All-new front and rear CVD drive shafts
  • All-new chassis design is now fully compatible between XT8 & XT8E platforms
  • All-new rear shock tower redesigned to fit the new wing mount and gearbox brace
  • 40% lighter wing mount for super-low CG with new mounting locations
  • All-new rear uprights with 8x16x5mm outer ball-bearings for increased reliability and lifespan
  • 2.6mm front anti-roll bar improved corner speed
  • All-new softer ribbed shock membranes

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