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A few days ago, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the first ever LEGO Technic Top Gear Set controlled via the LEGO Technic CONTROL+ has been revealed.

LEGO Top Gear Rally R/C Car – 42109

Smart-Workshop, the same company that produced the Smart Engine Break-in System, presented the new Smart Tire Truer compatible with 1/8, 1/10 and 1/12th model car tire.

Tire Truer with Touch Screen

Team Magic has uploaded a new video showing two new color for the SETH Desert 1/8th Scale 4-wheel drive Buggy with new electronics.

SETH Desert Buggy New Colors

Redcat Racing has presented the new Scout II Gen8 AXE Edition (RTR) crawler features a new HobbyWing XERUN sensored Bluetooth AXE brushless system.

Scaler: Scout II Gen8 AXE Edition

FTX: Outback Texan 1/10 Trail RTR

The new FTX Texan rock crawler is clearly inspired by the classic pick-ups from the 1940’s and 50’s and blends old school retro looks with the latest in RC crawler chassis design. This RTR features no body clips or posts, with a magnetic fixing at the front and hinged rear for smooth, uncluttered scale looks and easy, quick chassis access. Underneath the Texan features a low profile, cantilever rear shock absorber set-up to provide the platform for a flatbed rear assembly.

FTX: Outback Texan 1/10 Trail RTR

Molded internal wheel arch lining and side floors add further scale realism to the the FTX Texan, along with beadlock wheels and dust cap.

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Spektrum: NX6 6-Channel Transmitter

Spektrum, member of the big Horizon Hobby family, keeps upgrading its radio control digital platform. With the NX series, you’ll enjoy the 6-channel, 8-channel or 10-channel versatility needed to operate your models to their fullest potential. The NX6, NX8 and NX10 are equipped with new features and advances that will take you into the next generation of radio control.

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Marco Baruffolo is the 2020 Italian ebuggy Champion

Marco Baruffolo is the 2020 Italian Champion with his XRAY XB8E brushless buggy.

The Italian off-road champion declared: “I am super happy about my result, very hard condition at OngaroRing’s track with the heavy rain of saturday but my package worked amazing today and I was able to take the win and bring at home the title!”

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lego A suspension design that allows to have a remotely locked differential without adding extra width.

If you are into LEGO RC models you will be happy to discover that he legendary Technic designer Sariel has just addressed the well-known problem of open LEGO differentials, which are prone to slip situations (when one wheel has less traction than the other, it becomes the only driven wheel on the axle which can stop the whole vehicle) and which can be locked but this results in very wide suspension units which are unusable for most models.

As you can see in the video below, moving the differential up, however, it’s possible to keep the suspension’s width unchanged at the cost of added height.

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Bittydesign: Seven65 1/8th GT Body Shell

Bittydesign dropped their first ever body shell made for the growing 1/8 scale GT class! Inspired by a famous british supercar, the Italian designers designers worked several months to optimize every detail: the Seven65 is a GT body with a stunning look, the lowered front nose generates an excellent steering while the lowered cab and the amazing shape of the sides stabilize the air flow that conveys into the rear wing.

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Monaco RC WTS Transponder Diamond Edition

Monaco RC has released the WTS (Waldo Timing System) Diamond Edition Transponder that features a unique transparent case for a refined look. Compatible with all RC systems including RC version 4 decoders (with firmware 4.4 or lower) its operation is purely lap counting and timing using its seven digit ID number.

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