August 19, 2017

Brilliant RC TCX carbon fibre body support

Brilliant RC have announced a new carbon body support for the brand’s TCX 200mm touring car body shell. Made from high-quality 5mm carbon material the body support prevents body-tucks during refuelling or after battles and crashes on the track. No additional parts are needed and it perfectly fits Brilliant RC’s TCX pre-cut bodies as well as other brands with a Shepherd chassis specific version coming very soon followed by dedicated variants for other chassis brands in the very near future.

Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]


June 7, 2016

Brilliant RC C-18 R 1/8th scale on-road bodyshell

Brilliant RC C-18 R 1/8th scale on-road bodyshell

Brilliant RC have introduced their new C-18 R 1/8th scale on-road bodyshell. Available in a standard non-cut but also pre-cut variants for vehicles such as the Shepherd Velox V8, Mugen MRX-6, Serpent 977, Xray RX8 and ARC R8.0, the body is manufactured in Germany from finest 0.75mm polycarbonate with well distributed material thickness making for best durability and performance. The body’s shape ensures a very good overall traction in combination with a lot of steering, resulting in a super smooth but fast handling. Coming with window masking sheet and decals, the EFRA homologated body (#31545) will also be legal for the Pro Stock Series and it is available very soon.

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June 3, 2016

Brilliant RC TCX 200mm nitro touring car bodyshell

Brilliant RC TCX 200mm nitro touring car bodyshell

Brilliant RC have introduced their all-new TCX bodyshell for 200mm nitro touring cars. Developed in cooperation with top drivers like Dirk Wischnewski, the body is made in Germany from high-quality polycarbonate with its design ensuring very good overall traction in combination with great steering response. The EFRA 2056 homologated shell includes Easy Fix lightweight wing mounting hardware in the form of composite bolts and nuts, whose large diameter prevents the wing from tearing off in the event of a crash. The body is available un-cut or as pre-cut and pre-drilled version with the wheelarches, body posts, window and fuel tank holes already cut for chassis such as the Shepherd Velox V10, Xray NT1, Serpent Natrix and Mugen MTX6.

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March 29, 2016

Lars Hoppe teams up with Brilliant RC

 Lars Hoppe teams up with Brilliant RC

Brilliant RC has announced the signing of German 1/8 on-road front runner Lars Hoppe. The multiple ENS, German championship and Euro B finalist will use the Brilliant accessories as well as Brilliant fuel for the upcoming season. Lars had the following to say:

I’m really happy to join the Brilliant RC team and to use these brilliant accessories, especially the great ball bearings and Brilliant RC fuel. These products will get the best out of my ARC car and REDS engines.

Source: Brilliant RC [brilliant-rc.com]


February 24, 2016

Brilliant RC on-road & off-road nitro fuel line

Brilliant RC on-road & off-road nitro fuel line

Brilliant RC have introduced their new nitro fuel line. Developed in close cooperation with a leading fuel manufacturer the high performance racing fuel will meet the highest standards to ensure constant quality, high power output and economic mileage. The fuel is available as 16 percent nitro on-road and 25 percent nitro off-road variant and it comes in 5 liter cans with child protection cap and individual batch ID numbers for easy identification.

Source: Brilliant RC [brilliant-rc.com]


January 8, 2016

Brilliant RC INS box & air filter

Brilliant RC INS box & air filter

Brilliant RC have introduced the EFRA and IFMAR homologated Brilliant INS box for 3.5cc and 2.11cc nitro on-road engines. The INS box combined with the included air filter ensures a perfect airflow while the specially developed foam element in combination with a high-quality air filter oil offers exceptional protection against dust, dirt and moisture. With a diameter of 50mm, a height of 41mm and a weight of just 19 grams the low-profile INS box reduces the air drag on 1/8th scale cars and fits easy below most commonly used 1/10 touring car bodies. The filters are also available separately for spares.

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October 14, 2015

Brilliant RC synthetic felt pit mat

Brilliant RC synthetic felt pit mat

From Brilliant RC comes a unique pit mat made from a highly compressed synthetic felt. Making it very impact and temperature resistant the mat brings a new clean look into the pits thanks to the matt black colour on which dirt is less visible than on bright coloured pit mats, resulting in a clean look of the table. Furthermore the surface prevents small parts like screws, pins, balls etc. from rolling away. With a size of 50x98cm the mat fits perfectly into a standard pit area while the soft material allows to roll the mat for easy storage and transportation.

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September 16, 2015

Brilliant RC 6S LiPo battery pack

Brilliant RC 6S LiPo battery pack

Brilliant RC have introduced their high quality competition battery especially designed for 1/8th on-road cars. As the huge weight of the battery should be placed in the centre of the car for a balanced handling, various 1/8th electric on-road cars need a special battery configuration. Developed with a leading battery manufacturer Brilliant RC now offers a suitable battery pack with a size of 93x70x42mm that can be used in the Shepherd Velox E8, Capricorn Lab E 801 as well as aftermarket upgrade kits for Serpent and Mugen. To maximise the power output the battery comes equipped with 5.5mm gold-plated connectors. With a capacity of 4450mAh the battery offers maximum runtime while still being below the crucial 100Wh shipping limit.

Source: Brilliant RC [brilliant-rc.com]