Italian company Capricorn have introduced their latest Tesla engine, the .12 WC. The 2.11cc 1/10th engine features a new crankcase, a differently timed and 2-stage balanced crankshaft as well as new carburettor needles. Also part of the package are a redesigned combustion camber insert and a new lightweight conrod, both leading to higher peak RPM. The longstroke engine, that was made with the coming IFMAR 200mm World Championships in mind, is rounded out by a rear 9-ball ceramic bearing and a new black anodised cooling head.
FX Engines have introduced their all-new K3 3.5cc nitro off-road engine. Designed to deliver a more linear power curve with higher top-end RPM compared to the K5, the engine features a 3-port design, silicone-filled and diamond-coated crankshaft, a premium Japanese front and a German-made ceramic rear bearing. The Slovakian-made engine is suitable for any race track and racing condition especially when used with the new FX 2131 muffler.
O.S. Engine have introduced a special edition of their popular B2101 3.5cc off-road engine to celebrate the company’s 80th anniversary. The limited Las Vegas Edition sports five stars and stripes on its cylinder head – each one representing an O.S. IFMAR Worlds victory. Otherwise the engines relies on the proven B2101 design with a DLC-coated crankshaft balanced with tungsten weights and a 21J carburettor.
Ielasi Tuned have introduced their all-new .12 nitro on-road engine. The World Championship Edition was created with the forthcoming 1/10th 200mm World Championship in Gubbio, Italy in mind and it features a special, lightweight conrod, a lightweight piston and lightweight crankshaft, all hand-modified by Daniele Ielasi himself. The Novarossi-based 2.11cc engine will hit the stores in the coming days.
Showgame have introduced the Tornado Racing 335R .21 nitro off-road engine. The 3.5cc engine weighs in at 335g, it is of a 3-port-plus-booster design, features a silicone-filled crankshaft and it produces up to 2.4HP at 31,200 RPM.
X-Act have introduced their all-new Pro 8 Italia 8-port .21 nitro off-road engine. Built by Novarossi using high-quality components and specced to X-Acts needs, the 8-port piston and liner engine will provide high power output all the way from bottom end to top end with impressive maximum RPM. Allied with a typical Novarossi 24069 carburettor this makes for a very easy to live with power plant that will work well on a variety of tracks in both buggy and truggy classes.
New from LRP comes the ZZ.21C Ceramic long stroke engine for 1/8th off-road vehicles. Made by Japanese company O.S Engines according to LRP’s specifications, the engine will offer a smoother low-end throttle feel and more linear power supply over the whole RPM band while also offering improved mileage. This was achieved by using a newly-designed, balanced 14mm crankshaft with DLC coating and silicone insert as well as a ceramic main bearing. Other features include a LCG engine head, special carburettor needles, lightweight conrod and piston as well as 6mm, 6.5mm and 7mm alloy venturi inserts. The 3+1 port engine is available now.
Coming from Team Corally is the Nitro Powerbox, a twin motor starter box for 1/8th off-road vehicles. Offering a compact design the twin 750-size motors provide enough power to start even factory-new engines that are known to offer lots of “pinch”. The inner battery mounts hold two 7.2V NiMH or 7.4V LiPo packs that are connected using the factory-installed T-plug connectors. Usable for 1/8th nitro buggies or nitro truggies the box comes pre-assembled and including adjustable chassis location pins.