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Protoform: Chevrolet Corvette C8 Clear Body for GT12

PROTOform has released a perfect replica of the Chevrolet Corvette C8 body for 1:12 pan cars built with the latest in 3D CAD and 5-axis milling technology. This officially licensed body is perfectly suited for GT12 class racing and features all the exceptional details of its 1:1 counterpart (like the aggressive cab forward design, striking front splitter, and sculpted side doors and vents).

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After the success of the RSGT3 body, the Italian Mon-Tech Racing has shrink the same platform from 1/10th scale to the popular GT12 class. This new RSGT3 steps up the level of detail and performance of this class while being easy to drive, with a lot of traction on the exit of the corner, and thanks to the rear wing position is very stable in high speed corners without losing corner entry speed. This body is available in two versions: standard or “La leggera”

 

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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.

Check the new video below!

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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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