Coming from Team Bianchi Racing is the TBR 4.0 Buggy Spec 2016 .21 engine. An evolution of the previous 3.0, the engine features a revised carburettor and other modifications in order to offer optimised power delivery throughout the whole RPM range. The engine is also available with a metal or ceramic bearing and, as a novelty, it is comes in a range of cooling head colours including black, azure, red, green and gold.
Italian company Reds Racing have introduced the Gen2 venturi inserts for 3.5cc off-road and on-road engines. The off-road specific Gen2 venturis are available in 6mm, 6.5mm, 7mm and a new 7.5mm variant with the innovative design improving fuel mileage and torque while also making for better tuning stability. The on-road Gen2 venturi is available in 8mm, 8.5mm and 9mm variants and it features a higher torque, maintaining mid and top range power and fuel consumption.
O.S. Engine have released first images and information on three new .21 and .12 engines. First up is the Speed 21XZ-B Spec.III 3.5cc nitro off-road engine. The latest edition of the competition engine features a revised liner for improved torque in the low and mid RPM range while maintaining exceptional mileage at the same time. Also new is the DLC-coated and tungsten-balanced crankshaft and all that is housed in a redesigned crankcase and topped off by a 5mm lower cooling head. The engine is rounded out by the 21J carburettor. The engine will become available in August and it is also available as a combo package including a T-2060SC EFRA2042 pipe.
French company RC Concept have introduced their all-new MC5R 3.5cc nitro off-road engine. Developed and tested in cooperation with drivers such as Reno Savoya and Lee Martin, the engine delivers enhanced runtime, reliability and power thanks to an improved carburettor that makes for better mileage and mid-range power and a new Turbo plug piston head for improved temperature stability. A redesigned sleeve makes for more torque and better fuel economy while the new gold-colour cooling head helps with stable temperature management. The engine is rounded out by a new 8mm venturi insert for increased runtime and power.
Tesla have introduced their new EFRA approved 2139 muffler kit for 1/8th onroad. The full set, supplied with conical manifold, it helps to increase the bottom end as well as improving power in the mid range.
Sonic Nitro Engines have introduced their new competition buggy engine called the SB.21-5T. All components have been made from the finest materials to ensure high durability and reliability. Equipped with a 5 port sleeve and a CNC machined flat piston, the engine provides great power over the entire RPM range while having a very efficient fuel consumption which is crucial in the finals. The 14mm turbo crankshaft is equipped with two high density weights to improve the overall balance and filled with a silicone insert to reduce the inertia and improve the fuel flow. The special back plate, the optimized crankcase and the “knife edged” aerodynamic conrod help to further reduce turbulence inside the engine. A special lightweight cooling head ensures excellent heat dispersion to keep the engine temperature at a good level. High quality Swiss ball bearings, a dust protected front bearing, a modern composite valve carburettor and venturis in 6.5mm, 7.0mm and 8.0mm made of aluminium complete this new high competition engine.
Ielasi Tuned have introduced three new engines in the form of the ITD.21-7CL Buggy off-road and the .12 and .21 Sport on-road engines. Starting with the off-road engine, the ITD.21-7CL is a 7-port long-stroke engine with new carburettor and all-new 60mm cooling head as well as a 14mm crankshaft with red paste for improved mixture flow. The engine is available with standard steel or ceramic rear bearing. As for the .12 and .21 Sport on-road engines, both were developed with both the club racer and professional in mind. The Novarossi-based engines offer the highest quality for exceptional performance, high durability and easy of adjustment.
Reds Racing have introduced their all-new M7 WCS V3.0 Factory Tuned 3.5cc nitro on-road engine. It features a new crankshaft for increased power output and reliability as it is made from a specially-coated carbon steel. A silicone filling of the crankshaft reduces the inertia of rotation and the engine also comes with a new cooling system and a Japan-made 7x19x6mm front bearing. The package is rounded out by a redesigned crankcase and combustion camber insert as well as the Gen2 venturi and a new low-speed needle.