Coming from Trinity are their new Monster Horsepower even turn modified brushless motors. Designed for all-out power and speed the motors feature an aluminium-based sensor board for true sensor alignment, infinity timing adjustment and 2mm copper taps and thicker pure-copper collectors. Other features include thermal stator coating for best possible heat dissipation, a turbine-style vented nose, additional cooling vents and new 220°C wire coating. A short stack stator sign, new stator material and Grade 5 bearings round out the package. The motors are available in 3.0T to 7.0T windings.
Gruber Racing’s Scorpion Champions fuel is a specially formulated high-performance fuel for nitro on-road engines. Developed by Germany’s Toni Gruber in cooperation with the Italian Pepe Group, the fuel uses only highest quality castor and synthetic oils, methanol and nitromethane to extract maximum engine performance without sacrificing durability. The 16 percent nitro fuel comes in 5L cans.
Maclan Racing have introduced their all-new MRR V2m modified class motor, based on their popular MRR Team Edition V2 stock class platform. With a completely redesigned stator and windings, updated end cap, and 12.20mm ultra smooth rotor, the V2m provides much smoother low to mid-range power band. It also reduces weight by an average of twelve percent over its predecessor. Optional 12.50mm rotors for high torque and ultra-high torque are also available for different track conditions and sizes. The V2m is available in 3.5T, 4.5T, 5.0T, 5.5T, 6.0T, 6.5T, 7.0T, 7.5T, 8.5T, 9.5T, and 10.5T variants.
New from RC Maker is an anti-tuck system for touring car body shells. Mounting between the wing strut and behind the lower wheel arch, they add significant stability to the rear of the body shell and prevent body tucks during racing, and unwanted vibrations on large tracks. The set is developed together with experienced Australian 3D printing company Think RC, and has been rigorously durability tested on track. Weighing in at only 7g for the pair and removing the need for a wing nut, they are a very viable option for all levels of drivers, and also a great, constructive way of adding weight for the ETS 90g rule. Moulding perfectly to the wing strut, they also feature a rear strut support which braces the back of the strut where damage from crashes is normally unable to be repaired. They are currently available for Protoform Type S and D9 bodies.
Infinity has added a pick and hook tool set to their expanding accessories line-up. The 4-piece multi purpose pick and hook tips can be used for a variety of applications during car preparation and maintenance.
New from Carisma comes their 4Y24 1/24th scale 4WD buggy kit as a replacement for the ultra-popular GT24B kit. From the Pikes Peak inspired GT24R and the race inspired GT24TR Truggy to the GT24MT Micro Monster Truck, these RTR models are all in fact derived from the best selling model of them all: the GT24B. The range not only gave owners the opportunity to experience performance and control more associated with larger scales of cars, it also spawned a range of 3rd party hop ups, and even a full on race spec buggy conversion, like the Y24, manufactured by UK based NRC Projects. Sadly the whole production of these Carisma RC models is now sold through at retail and actually finding one to purchase as a donor vehicle is near impossible. The comprehensive 4Y24 kit, based on the original GT24B running gear and latest 2.4 GHz radio gear and brushless electrics is now available. It’s an ideal bed partner for the Y24 kit and could also be used as the base platform of a custom 1/24th fun build or micro FPV racer. The 4Y24 Kit will allow to add in any performance hop ups desired during the build itself, and then tune the chassis, shocks, wheels, tyres and body to the pilot’s driving style and taste. All the basics are included, from 2.4GHz FHSS radio gear, a fast and responsive steering servo, to the brushless long can motor and ESC. The fully ball-raced kit offers gear diffs as well as multiple gearing options.
Monaco RC have introduced an orange shielded ball bearing kit for the Xray T4’19 touring car. The high-quality RZ-shielded ball races come pre-oiled to ensure immediate performance compared to greased bearings and their outer, orange-colour, rubber seals will ensure exceptional protection against dirt while the inner steel shields makes for very low natural drag. In the near future Monaco RC will also have full bearing sets for other kits available.
Samix have introduced a 4-piece set of 8mm offset brass wheel hex adapters for the Axial SCX10 II trail truck. The parts are machined from high-quality brass material and they come with a black surface coating for wear and looks while machined gold-coloured edge details add visual impact. Adding 27g of weight in total the hexes lower the truck’s overall centre of gravity for improved climbing performance.