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January 20, 2017

Picco V1 Race & V1 Star nitro off-road engines

Coming from Picco are the new V1 Race and V1 Star intro off-road engines. Starting with the Race engine, the power plant shares many design features with the higher-ranked Team engine such as a 5-port cylinder and long stroke design in combination with a new, stiffer crankcase but the Race edition sports a slightly different exhaust port that leads to a different power response. With the only other differences from the higher end version being a steel rear bearing instead of the ceramic one and a non DLC-coated crankshaft, the V1 Race addresses all levels of racing. The engine also features the new double bottom-end adjustment carburettor that allows for a finer tuning.

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January 19, 2017

Orcan RSR3 2.11 nitro on-road engine

Orcan have introduced the new RSR3 2.11cc nitro on-road engine. Building on the success of the IFMAR World Championship wining RS3 the new engine features an updated sleeve timing for more torque, making adapting the engine to different race tracks and driving styles easier, while an increased cooling head surface improves heat dissipation to keep the engine within its optimum operating temperature range even in hot weather conditions. The engine is available in a standard variant without any modification and also as MH tuned variant to extract even more performance from the power plant. Last but not least is the RSR3-MH Sound of Racing Edition. Limited to 25 pieces world wide the engine comes MH tuned, with a timing shim, an engine bag and including a unique Orcan USB flash drive that features the Sound of Racing, a recording that mashes the unique Orcan engine sound with the tunes of Australian nitro racer and musician, Ricky Kradolfer.

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January 19, 2017

Fire Fuel Buggy, Touring & GT spec nitro fuels

Fire Fuel have introduced their new range of nitro fuels for off-road, on-road and GT applications. All contain nine percent of high-quality oil with the Buggy and Rally GT blend being mixed with 25 percent nitromethane while the Touring specific fuel contains 16 percent nitro. All three come in different can sizes including 5L/169oz and 1L/33oz.

Source: Fire Fuel [fire-fuel.com]


January 19, 2017

Novarossi CT & CTO series turbo-style glow plugs

Novarossi have introduced the new CT and CTO line of turbo-style glow plugs. Based on the experience gained with the B and T-Line plugs the CT series will combine the characteristics of both, making choosing the correct glow plug easier. Available are CT5 to CT8 plugs for 1/10th and 1/8th on-road applications as well as the off-road specific CTO5 to CTO7 glow plugs.

Source: Novarossi [novarossi.it]


January 11, 2017

Picco S1 .12 Team 2.1cc nitro on-road engine

Picco have introduced the new S1 .12 Team high-end racing engine for the 1/10th 200mm touring car class. Featuring a longstroke design to deliver improved power throughout the entire RPM range, the power plant also sports a 7mm inner diameter front bearing and a low centre of gravity cooling head. Sharing the same high-quality finish than the bigger brothers R1 and V1, the S1 engine is assembled and quality-checked by Edoardo Picco himself for best possible performance.

Source: Picco [teampicco.com]


December 22, 2016

Tesla T12 V3 Black Edition 2.1cc nitro engine

Coming from Tesla is the new T12 V3 Black Edition 2.1cc nitro on-road engine. The competition power plant features an updated, silicone-filled crankshaft with different timing setting while the crankcase uses newly shaped transfer ports. Both updates will result in increased bottom end power while a new, black anodised and laser-engraved cooling head makes for optimised heat management.

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December 19, 2016

RC Concept Energy Fuel

Coming from RC Concept is the new Energy Fuel. Made in France the 25 percent nitro fuel contains high-quality ingredients for best possible engine life and also about 30 seconds longer runtime, increased overall power, and improved idle stability. The fuel is available in exclusively in 5 litre cans.

Source: RC Concept [rcconcept.net]


December 16, 2016

Reds Racing M3 World Touring S V2.0 nitro engine

Coming from Reds Racing is the M3 World Touring S V2.0 2.1cc on-road engine. The power plant features a new and advanced flat piston and combustion chamber design matched with extra long stroke geometry to produce extreme torque, more power and better fuel economy. Another main feature is the 7mm front crankshaft and bearing, made on purpose to assure higher stiffness and better performance. Furthermore, the WTS V2.0 features a stiffer crankcase and a new lightweight cooling system. Like every other Reds Racing engine, the V2.0 is hand-tuned by M. Rossi and comes with a silicone-filled, balanced and tuned crankshaft. Every single engine and part is hand-inspected and compression checked by Mario and Marco Rossi. The engine is also available pre-broken in, reducing the overall break-in time and making for quicker track action.

Source: Reds Racing [reds-racing.com]