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…


April 26, 2018

Kyosho MP9 TKI4 Spec-A 10th Anniversary Special Edition

Coming soon from Kyosho is the Inferno MP9 TKI4 Spec-A 10th Anniversary Special Edition 1/8th nitro buggy kit. The pro-built version of the recently introduced 10-year anniversary edition of Kyosho’s World Championship winning Inferno platform comes with a variety of option parts such as hard-coated shock absorber bodies, 8-hole 1.3mm pistons, Aeration shock caps, lightweight shock bushings and high upper front suspension mounts. Also included are 17.5 degree C-hubs, a 47T main gear as ole as a pre-cut body shell. The Spec-A kits are factory assembled by expert staff, personally checked by Inferno designer, Yuichi Kanai, and they will ship…


March 20, 2018

Kyosho Inferno GT3 adjustable alloy C-hub set

Coming from Kyosho and made for the Inferno GT3 1/8th on-road kits is an adjustable aluminium front C-hub set. Offering 4 degrees of built-in caster the hubs make use of composite inserts to reduce the caster to 2 degrees or increase it to 6 degrees in order to fine-tune the car’s steering characteristics going in or coming out of a corner. Machined from high-quality aluminium the hubs also allow to adjust the steering knuckle height using shims, and they come in Kyosho’s signature gun metal colour to match the remainder of the car’s option parts. Source: Kyosho [kyosho.com]…


February 14, 2018

Kyosho MP9 TKI4 10th Anniversary Special Edition buggy

Kyosho Europe have introduced the Inferno MP9 TKI4 10th Anniversary Special Edition 1/8th nitro off-road buggy kit. The car is based off of the previous TKI4 kit and includes a number of option parts, as run by the Kyosho factory team, such as HD-treated shock bodies, lightweight shock bushings, aeration shock caps, 1.3×8 shock pistons, serrated wheel nuts, a short hard front shock tower, hard front upper A-arm mount, HD-treated aluminium differential gears, 17.5 degree C-hubs as well as a 47T main gear and new-style brake pads. The kit will hit stores very soon. Included option parts – HD-coated shock…


December 19, 2017

Kyosho Inferno GT2 Race Spec Dodge Challenger Demon

Kyosho America have released first images of the forthcoming Inferno GT2 Race Spec 2018 Dodge Challenge SRT Demon 1/8th RTR GT kit. One of the most powerful full-scale American Muscle cars to date, Kyosho’s Challenger SRT Demon is based on Kyosho’s popular Inferno GT2 Race Spec chassis that features a KE25 big blog nitro engine, 2-speed gearbox, large volume shock absorbers and sturdy suspension components. The car comes factory-assembled, including a 2.4GHz radio system and it will hit stores in February 2018. Source: Kyosho [kyoshoamerica.com]…


September 13, 2017

Kyosho Inferno GT2 VE Audi R8 Race Spec RTR

Coming from Kyosho is the Inferno GT 2 VE Audi R8 Race Spec 1/8th electric ready-to-run kit. It combines the dynamic performance of the Inferno GT2 Race Spec with easy-to-use electric power for a race-breed GT8e car. While maintaining the full potential of the proven battle power of the Inferno GT2 chassis, the VE incorporates the 4S LiPo battery compatible Team Orion Vortex 8 brushless motor and Vortex R8 ESC as its power core. The high rigidity main chassis is equipped with side guards to strengthen impact resistance and keep dirt out to improve overall reliability and performance. The included…


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