October 25, 2018

T-Works lightweight bearing kits

Coming from T-Works are four new lightweight bearing kits for vehicles such as the Xray GTX, Kyosho Inferno GT3, HB Racing RGT8 and Mugen MBX8 Eco. All use 8x14mm rubber-sealed bearings to replace the standard kit bearings for lighter ones. Using the lightweight bearings kits will reduce the unsprung masses for a more nimble handling and a lower overall weight. Also included in the sets are lightweight reducer bushings. Source: T-Works [rc-tworks.com]…


August 27, 2018

Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI9 ReadySet nitro buggy

include a cab forward body shell and the high-torque KE21SP recoil starter engine and tuned exhaust. The kit is rounded out by KS5031-09MW servos and a 2.4GHZ radio system. Key features: – The ReadySet includes the pre-assembled chassis and body, including everything except batteries for the transmitter/receiver and engine starting tools – Both steering and throttle are equipped with waterproof high-torque KS5031-09MW servos – Precision setting adjustment of wheelbase, tread, toe angle, camber angle, caster angle and roll centre – Race ready brake disks and large capacity centre differential – Wide range of optional parts readily available Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]…


August 14, 2018

T-Works Inferno GT3 carbon radio & transponder plate

Coming from T-Works and made for Kyosho’s Inferno GT3 1/8th scale on-road kit are carbon fibre radio and transponder plates. The parts are available separately and they are designed to replace the standard kit items with cool looking high-quality carbon fibre parts. The transponder plate has multiple options to utilise the old-stile brick-type transponders as well as modern personal transponders. Source: T-Works [rc-tworks.com]…


July 16, 2018

Leadfinger Racing A2 Tactic MP9 TKI4 body shell

then that of the original Assassin, easing steering slightly. Additional height has been taken out of the cab and widened front to rear, helping to lower the centre of gravity, and giving the car a more planted feel. The rear swoop behind the cab has also been lowered, with additional down force added to the top of the side pods. Bump outs have been added for throttle linkage and fuel tank clearance. The A2 body for the Kyosho TKI4 is made of thicker lexan, comes clear and ready for paint with window masks and stickers provided. Source: Leadfinger Racing [leadfingerrc.com]…


July 3, 2018

Kyosho Inferno MP9e Evo 1/8th E-Buggy kit

more reliable wire setup. Hard plated threaded shock cases with aeration caps are included and deliver smooth damping function over an extended period while reducing silicone oil contamination. Front suspension combines long suspension arms with 17.5° angle caster hub carriers for increased steering response and stability on rough tracks. In addition, the new steering plate features a revised tie-rod mount position to optimise ackermann ratio and increase control. The new body sits lower and has a shorter, narrower and less aggressive cabin design combined with a unique stretched out rooftop centre fin that improves straight line stability. Source: Kyosho [kyoshoeurope.com]…


June 29, 2018

Kyosho tease updated MP9 E-buggy

Kyosho have released a first official teaser image of their forthcoming new Inferno MP9-based 1/8th electric buggy kit. Currently in use at this week’s 2018 Alabama Manufacturer Shootout race in Cullman, Alabama, in the hands of Jared Tebo, the buggy is expected be fully unveiled next week. While sporting a new radical body shell design with a rear shark fin, the buggy is also expected to feature a totally new weight distribution. We bring you more details on the kit as they become available. Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]…


May 10, 2018

2018 Shizuoka Hobby Show – Kyosho

Kyosho, beside Tamiya, are another big player that lacks to present ground breaking new kits at this week’s Shizuoka Hobby Show, however a couple of new items are on show such as an exquisitely looking NSX GT3 body shell for 200mm cars or the refurbished and already introduced Inferno Neo 3.0 1/8th nitro off-road buggy. Apart from that Kyosho are celebrating their hugely popular Mini-Z micro cars, that are around for nearly 20 years now, with several new body shell variants. Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]…


April 27, 2018

Kyosho Inferno Neo 3.0 1/8th nitro RTR buggy

Coming soon on Kyosho’s popular Inferno 1/8th buggy platform is the Inferno Neo 3.0 ReadySet RTR nitro buggy. The vehicle makes use of the Championship winning MP7.5, comes factory-assembled and features performance parts such as front universal driveshafts, big bore shock absorbers, fluid-filled and tuneable front, centre and rear differentials as well as sealed receiver and receiver battery boxes. The buggy is powered by a KE21SP recoil starter nitro engine for ease of use a lots of power while the KC cross tyres ensure traction and stability on a variety of surfaces. The kit is rounded out by a pre-cut…


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