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Last weekend, at the International Off-Road Carpet Championship in Las Vegas, Team Losi Racing showed the new racing buggy TLR 22 5.0.

TLR 22 5.0 2WD Racing Buggy

Few days before Christmas, during the Rally dell’Autodromo di Monza a new line of Traxxas models inspired by Valentino Rossi will make its official debut.

TRAXXAS VR46: Valentino Rossi RC

Losi has just announced the Super Rock Rey: a 1/6th Scale Rock Racer. This new radio controlled giant arrives Ready to Run with AVC stability system.

Losi Super Rock Rey

Take a look to the new models presented at the 58th Annual All Japan Model and Hobby Show. The Fair was held at Tokyo's Big Sight at the end of September.

Tokyo Hobby Show 2018

kyosho inferno mp10 teaser

Kyosho have released a second teaser that reveals the highly anticipated new Inferno MP10 1/8 nitro buggy. The body is similar to the TKI4’s but got some aerodynamic updates. This new racing buggy will be officially revealed on December 20th.

F-110 SF4

Soon, Serpent will start shipping their new F-110 SF4 1/10th Scale competition Formula Pan Car. The model arrives in hobby shops in kit version and to complete the F-110 SF4 you need to buy the body, motor, speed controller, servo, battery and 2-channel radio system separately.

The innovative design for the rear pod has side bearings in linear guides replacing the sidelinks. With a traditional sidelink design, designers use long side links to have the relative roll movement between pod and chassis as linear as possible.

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 LEGO Technic 42096 Porsche 911 RSR

Exactly three years after LEGO’s legendary 42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Billund’s designers choose to create a replica of the 911 RSR. This new set includes 1,580 pieces and is already on sale in Japan (will be available on December 26, while American AFOLs will have to wait till January first to buy it).

This new replica has been developed in partnership with Porsche, this authentic replica captures the vehicle’s powerful appearance with its sharp contours and aerodynamic detailing, including a rear wing with ‘swan neck’ mounts, extended rear diffuser and specially designed side mirrors.

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Infinity: 4-Piece Pick and Tool Set

The Japanese brand Infinity has added a Pick & Hook Tool Set to their expanding accessories line-up. The 4-piece multi purpose pick and hook tips can be used for a variety of applications during car preparation and maintenance.

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Yokomo has shown the new LiPo battery packs Max Power 6000mAh and 5300mAh LiPo. The 6000mAh uses high-performance 100C-rated cells for maximum power output and is made for modified and stock touring classes. The low centre design gives the model faster cornering speed. The 5300mAh battery is low cost and has standard dimensions with high-quality 50C cells.

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Our friends at Carisma announced their 4Y24 1/24th Scale 4WD buggy kit. The 4Y24 kit is based on the original GT24B running the latest 2.4 GHz radio gear and Brushless electrics now available. The robust and well engineered 4Y-24 4WD Buggy Kit incorporates all the features you would expect of a class leading model. It’s the perfect starting point for any serious 1/24th race buggy build.

Independent coil over suspension works with 1/10th Race Buggy inspired A-Arms to keep the tyres generating grip, while the slipper clutch protects the driveline from undue stress when jumping or changing from high to low grip surfaces. Tough gear diffs, front and rear, allow for a true 4WD “Lift Off Oversteer” dynamic, and can be fine tuned by changing the viscosity of the internal grease used.

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged

Horizon Hobby presented the new Spektrum DX5 Rugged radio control. This new 5-channel radio is designed for all uses: off-road, on-road and boats. Among the software features we find different options dedicated to scalers and crawlers, such as adjustments for models with four-wheel steering and MOA (Motor on Axle).

Inspired by the ergonomical Spektrum DX5 Pro and DX5C transmitters, the water-resistant chassis offers protection against minor splashes. It has a large LCD screen, a more precise steering wheel, DSMR transmission technology and telemetry functions.

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Team Associated: CR12 Toyota FJ45 Pick-Up RTR

Just in time for Christmas Team Associated hve introduced the CR12 Toyota FJ45 Pick-Up RTR: the second model of their new CR12 Trail Series platform that debuted before last summer. This 1/12 Scaler may be small in size, but is packed full of features (it even got an integrated LED lighting system). This new rig comes Ready-To-Run with Reedy Power electronics and meets S.O.R.R.C.A. class 1 and 2 rules right out of the box.

With the CR12 Toyota FJ45 Pick-Up RTR there is no need to prep or build your rig; just charge it and you’re ready to hit the trails! Designed not only for scale looks with realistic wheels, tires and body, the CR12 is built for performance as well. The steel ladder frame chassis provides the perfect backbone for this rugged little rig.

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