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016 GT Evo

After the success of BMT 016, the Italian RC brand has introduced their new 016 GT Evo 1/8th Scale Nitro GT. The model is supplied in kit form, disassembled. To complete the kit you will need 2-channel radio control, engine and the electronics.

The chassis has a ultra-low center of gravity (-5mm compared to the previous car), one of the lowest in the category due to the shape of the tank and the disposal of the servos who are both lying down, where it was specially designed for this unique support that incorporates all the electronics that with only 3 screws out of the model is to facilitate maintenance operations.

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Hyper-SS

PROTOform has presented their new Hyper-SS body shell for 1/8th GT Class. When IFMAR announced the first-ever 1/8th GT Worlds with a new set of Global Body Spec rules, PROTOform set out to design a new body that was not only fast, but also relevant to the 1:1 racing era that is here & now.

In the past, GT8 cars they have always featured cab-forward sports-car style bodies. But in recent years, the rapid advancement of the full-scale GT cars has evolved into the Supercar, and then more recently into the Hypercar that will be featured in the premier class at the Le Mans 24h in 2020. The interest level when these cars hit the track next rear will be off-the-charts.

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LAB C804

Capricorn RC has announced the completely new 1/8th Scale LAB C804 will become available from the 20th of October. The chassis is based on the popular C803 with a lot of updates to increase overall grip while still being nimble and easy to drive. The vehicle is based on a new symmetrical flex main chassis, it features a narrow rear end and new symmetrical design rear lower and upper arms with the parts being moulded from a harder composite.

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Python XP 6S

Team Corally has released more informations on their new Python XP 6S 1/8th Scale RTR Buggy. The model is designed for heavy bashing and uses a 3mm chassis with 4-5mm shock towers, all steel drive shafts, front CVD joints, pivot-ball front suspension and 16mm Big Bore threaded aluminium shocks.

The electronics mounted on the chassis include a HobbyWing 180Amp (4-6S LiPo) combined with a 2050KV 4 Pole sensorless brushless motor (capable of speeds up to over 110km/h), 20kg/cm steering servo with metal gears and 2.4GHz receiver. Below you can find all the details of the model.

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SWEEPER

Sweep Racing has presented their new off-road tyres for 1/8th Scale Buggy. The SWEEPER have rounded side pins in order to have smooth felling around the corners and easy driving on high grip conditions. The wide center pins extended running time and newly designed V6 carcass provides smooth feeling on the track.

The SWEEPER off-road tyres are available on Gold, Yellow, Silver, Blue, and red and also X compounds each of them.

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