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X5 series servo

MKS announced the new X5 line of servos (basically offering variations of the X6 line at a more affordable price). The line includes the HBL550 which is the standard servo size for 1/8th scale cars (and trucks and even some 10th scale applications that require more power) and the HBL550LX, which is a “shorty” servo, perfect for most 1/10th scale buggy and touring car applications.

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TONY DUGAN TAKES 2018 VRC WORLDS TITLE 1:8 RALLY-X SPECTONY DUGAN TAKES 2018 VRC WORLDS TITLE 1:8 RALLY-X SPEC

Tony Dugan from the US has claimed victory at the 2018 VRC Worlds for 1:8 electric Rally-X Spec class at the new VRC Dirt 2 track. This must have been one of the closest contested finals ever in VRC history. It was Ely Rojas who led most of the 10 minute final but he was challenged by Dugan, Yeung and Berman who were always within striking distance, most of the final within a second.

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jconcepts body silcencer mugen

JConcepept have released several new Silencer bodies for racng buggy. This body has a rich history in 1/8th off-road racing and impeccable track record for success. First developed for the 2012 IFMAR World Championships, tithas been a mainstay in the JConcepts product line which is available for a number of difference vehicles in the market.

The Mugen MBX-8 has enjoyed a successful run world-wide and now the us brand has created the iconic Silencer as a drop-fit for the vehicle.

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Inferno MP10

Kyosho has published the features of the Inferno MP10 1/8th Scale Competition Buggy. The model is sold in kit form, with many new features. The layout weight distribution maintains effective steering control with firm front grip, whether you’re accelerating or not.

Inferno MP10

Cornering speed is further increased through optimization of the Ackerman ratio. A new reversible steering plate enables eight different settings to match the specific characteristics of the racing surface and your personal preferences as a racer.

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 HB Racing: RGT8-E 1/8 scale electric On-Road Kit

HB Racing have officially revelaed the RGT8-E: a brand new 1/8 scale 4WD electric GT Class race car. Already a winner on the racetrack, a pre-production RGT8-E driven by HB Team Driver Rosario Giaimo took pole position and the A-Main win in the 1/8 Electric GT class at the 2018 European Championships.

With Race DNA from the nitro RGT8 and the World Champion line of HB buggies, this new model is the go-fast choice for the exciting electric GT class.

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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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