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Kyosho: Trail King - 1/12 Scale EP Belt Vehicle Readyset

Kyosho has released a new video the Trail King: a super fun 1/12 Scale electric RTR rig designed to explore the outdoors! This evolution of the legendary snowcat Blizzard is perfect for bashers who wanna have fun literally everywhere. Among its many features, a completely new body design creates the retro feel of a hard working machine.

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The underbody incorporates a cockpit and always-on front and rear LED lights while a loading platform provides space for a variety of things to be carried.

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1983 KYOSHO FANTOM EP 4WD - Video

In august 1983, a mere six months after its debut, a new Kyosho machine blew its more established rivals away at the 5th JMRCA 1/12 Electric Racing Car Japan Nationals, held at a specially built track at Nakayama Racecourse Chiba Prefecture. RC on-road racing was changed for a generation by the 1/8 FANTOM 20 EXP 4WD engine racing car, and its bloodlines ran strong in the FANTOM EP 4WD.

To celebrate the re-realese of the FANTOM EP 4WD (9th addition to the Vintage Series) Kyosho posted the original promotional video from the 80s!

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EFRA 1/12th Track Euros 2020: Finals Report

In the Modified class of the EFRA 1/12th Track Euros 2020, Alexander Hagberg started his quest for a seventh consecutive European championship title in his favourite class by immediately pulling a gap over Ollie Payne and then clicked off the laps unchallenged to take the leg one from Ollie with Joern Neumann having a lonely run to third.

Leg two was a repeat of leg one at the very front, with Ollie just unable to challenge Alex, the two both capable of lapping at the same speed but Alex looking a little more comfortable at 100%.

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blizzard

T celebrate the snow season Kyosho released a new video of the Blizzard 2.0. Powered by two independent side-by-side motors and with a suspension system equipped on all wheels, the Blizzard clears every challenge in its path including rocky obstacles, steep hill climbs and gravel or sand that would trap a machine with normal tires. Twin 370 motors and twin ESCs deliver forward, reverse, left/right turning and pivot (turns on the spot) .

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Schumacher- Eclipse 3 - 1_12th Circuit - Kit 1

Schumacher has released the ECLIPSE 3: a 1/12 scale mode that features a radical new look, full length carbon fibre top deck and chassis, tweak free battery mounting system and awesome centre pivot design. This model takes LMP12 racing another huge leap forward. The quality, ease of assembly and build process have also been improved, to offer excellent durability and rapid lap times.

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Tamiya: Renault 5 Turbo Rally - 1/12 scale Kit

Last month Tamiya revealed new products that are going to land of shops shelves in the next few months. Among these the is a replica of the legendary Renault 5 Turbo Rally built on the M-05Ra chassis (evolution of the front wheel drive M-05). The original was based upon the French manufacturer’s Renault 5 road model and debuted in the 1978 WRC, taking a number of victories in the early-mid 1980s.

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