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HPI Racing: Vorza Truggy FLUX Brushless and Nitro

HPI Racing is back!! They just announced that the new 2022 Vorza Truggy line-up is headed to shops very soon! The classic Vorza line-up is now expanding and now includes Vorza Truggy FLUX, a higher spec Vorza S Truggy FLUX and a powerful and “nostalgic” Vorza Nitro Truggy 4.6! Each model has a completely new body in a bright custom livery, plus all-new wheels and tires for a true “Stop at Nothing” attitude!

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Tekno RC- NT48 2.0 Racing buggy

On December 3rd Tekno RC will finally release the NT48 2.0: the fastest and most durable nitro truggy that American brand has ever produced. The bar was set high with the legendary NT48.3 and its countless victories and podiums across the world.  The designers didn’t want to mess with the formula too much, and since the 2.0 platform had already matured, the proven features of the NB and ET48 2.0 would transfer directly to the new truggy. The recent supply chain issues granted an unexpectedly long testing phase and ensured all of the components were working in harmony.

The new Tekno NT48 truggy incorporates all of the 2.0 platform’s best features such as quick access diffs, incredibly free suspension, twisted caster front arms, and a decoupled radio tray.

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JConcepts F2 1 8th Truck Body

JConcepts revealed the F2: a new body during the 2021 ROAR Fuel Nationals for the 1/8th truck division. The narrow shape, double upper railed cab with inner louvers are undeniable traits carried over to the new truggy performance body. The V-shape off the back of the cab is JConcepts fit, function, and styling from the get-go with a blend to recessed bed area for a low-slung base shape. A strategically placed spoiler outlet in the bed transitions to the mounting area.

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REDS Racing V3.0 Tetra Clutch System

Italy – The new REDS Racing V3.0 tetra clutch system (for 1/8th Nitro Buggies and Truggies) features a new dust-proof flywheel which has been improved compared to its previous version to protect the engine front bearing from dirt even on high dust conditions. Furthermore, the Italian designers have improved shoes and springs to optimize fuel consumption and performance. Shoes and springs can be used on REDS previous clutch versions.

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Kyosho: INFERNO MP10T - 1:8 Scale nitro Stadium Truck

The INFERNO is probably the most famous 1/8 nitro buggy and since its release in January 2019, the latest MP10 model has been scorching racetracks around the world. With the MP10 as its base, after teasing us before summer Kyosho is finally releasing MP10T Truggy.

Kyosho: INFERNO MP10T - 1:8 Scale nitro Stadium Truck

Below you can check the official video of this model that will make it’s debut at the next hobby show in Tokyo!

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XT8E

Xray continues to update its models and this time it’s the turn of the 2019 XT8E 1/8th Scale electric truggy kit. Based on the XT8 platform, this new electric kit incorporates the latest improvements and refinements of the XT8. The chassis uses a all-new front suspension geometry featuring new C-hubs and steering blocks along and features front and rear CVD drive shafts, zero king pin steering block with exchangeable steering plates for Ackermann adjustment and a rear shock tower redesigned to fit the new wing mount and gearbox brace.

Also the we will find a new 40% lighter wing mount for super-low CG with new mounting locations, softer ribbed shock membranes and 2.6mm front anti-roll bar improved corner speed. The chassis design is fully compatible between XT8 & XT8E platforms.

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ROAR NATIONALS 2019

Thanks to our colleagues at LIVE RC we can watch the live streaming of the 2019 ROAR 1/8 Nitro Off Road Nationals from US. Despite a round 4 DQ, Ryan Maifield is the overall TQ in truck and Phend is the overall TQ in buggy.

Maifield took the TQ in round 3 and round 4 of Pro Truggy, but was disqualified from round 4 for being over 150cc’s with his fuel tank. Despite that Maifield would take the overall TQ after winning a tie breaker with Spencer Rivkin. Tanner Stees will start 3rd with Ty Tessmann starting 4th and Ryan Cavalieri rounding out the top 5.

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