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 Super Diablo

The Italian brand Xtreme Aerodynamics has shown their new Super Diablo 1/8th Scale On-Road racing body. The body has a new front profile which improves steering and cornering speed. The Super Diablo is made in Italy with the best materials available on the market, it is offered in the Light and Ultra Light versions and un-cut and pre-cut for the major brands.

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B4 Engine

Maxima Mx has announced their forthcoming B4 3.5cc off-road nitro engine for 1/8th Scale Racing Car. The B4 Engine is based on the O.S. Speed Power Plants and will be available as low profile heatsink (B4S) or standard heatsink (B4R). Both engines come pre-run and are available for pre-order. By pre-ordering you can add a special back plate with your name engraved.

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Tekno NB48 2.0

Tekno RC is working on the new 2.0 version of the NB48 1/8th 4WD Competition Nitro Buggy. The vehicle is based on a completely new platform and includes many changes.

After over a full year of on-track testing and many, many revisions, Tekno has created a vehicle that maintains quality and durability while improving on the NB48 2.0 consistency and handling. In the next weeks, they will release new details and changes to this new platform. In the meantime, you can read the general list of the key features below.

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721 Corsa

REDS has introduced the new nitro off-road engine 721 Corsa with a 7 port, based on S Line 721 Scuderia. The Reds Racing objective was to release a new engine similar to 721 Scuderia at a reasonable price. Both engines feature high reliability, tuning stability and great fuel mileage.

REDS new generation engines are produced with different materials, from different suppliers and with new technologies. S line engines feature new materials for piston, sleeve and crankcase in order to optimize thermal expansion and improve power. Below the differences between the 721 Corsa and the 721 Scuderia.

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After the prototype showed in January, at the Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Team Magic has revealed more official images of the new B8JR RTR Nitro Buggy. The chassis is based on the race B8RS buggy and is equipped with a powerful THOR 3.5cc engine with pull-start, two HARD 16kg/cm waterproof metal gear servo, aluminum shock absorbers and towers, CVD shaft and high traction HRC Racing tires.

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Serpent-Viper-988E CAD

Serpent has just released the first CAD renderings and technical info about the Viper 988E. The designers of this new 1/8 scale racing car managed to reduce weight, improve weight distribution and efficiency and created a layout that makes super easy to work on for quick setup adjustments and maintenance.

The Viper 988E has been designed for maximum driveline efficiency. The design is taken from the 1/10th electric where efficiency is very important and adapted to the power of the 1/8th application.

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