July 6, 2020

WRC Racing LM16.3 1/10th pan car kit

Coming soon from WRC Racing is their new LM16.3 1/10th scale pan car kit. The car is based off of the F18.3 and features a multi-functional battery compartment that allows the use of both inline and transversal battery positions, it includes a redesigned chassis and a new, aerodynamic 7075-T6 aluminium front bumper support. The kit is rounded out by a new ball differential.

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July 3, 2020

WRC Racing GTX EP 4mm carbon fibre chassis

WRC Racing have introduced their new 4mm carbon fibre chassis for the GTX EP 1/8th scale electric on-road kit. The chassis is CNC machined from premium carbon fibre and weighs in at only 55g. Lighter than the standard aluminium chassis the carbon fibre main plate will lower the car’s overall weight for improved acceleration, better handling and more agility in low to medium traction conditions.

Source: WRC Racing [wrcracing.com]

June 19, 2020

WRC Racing NTX.3 3mm aluminium chassis

Coming from WRC Racing and made for the NTX.3 1/10th scale 200mm nitro on-road kit is a 3mm aluminium main chassis. The part is machined from high-quality Swiss 7075-T6 aluminium and it comes clear anodised for surface protection. Using the chassis will increase steering, traction and stability in high-bite track conditions.

Source: WRC Racing [wrc-racing.com]

May 25, 2020

WRC Racing GTX.6 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Italian company WRC Racing has introduce their new GTX.6 1/8th scale nitro on-road kit. The latest incarnation of WRC Racing’s GTX series features several updates such as a new carbon fibre front body support and a redesigned radio plate for improved front end flex. Also new are rear uniball upper arms for camber adjustment and a new double belt tensioner. The features list is rounded out by a new exhaust support that is integrated in the front spur gear support.

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May 15, 2020

X-Grip STX.7 2020 titanium screw kit

European X-Grip distributor Mikimodel has introduced a titanium screw kit for the WRC Racing STX.7 2020 touring car. The fasteners are made of lightweight and durable T2 titanium and as a whole they scrub about 30g to 35g of weight compared to using the kit’s steel screws, allowing to reduce overall weight while enabling the driver to play with additional balancing weights if desired.

Source: Mikimodel [mikimodel.net]

May 11, 2020

Desiles Aero 1/8th on-road body mount horns

Desiles Aero have announced the release of their new body mount horns for 1/8th on-road kits such as the ones from Mugen, Shepherd and WRC Racing. The 3-D-printed parts add to the rear body mount as usual, reinforcing the side dams of the body for improved aerodynamic efficiency, however the horns include a lower airfoil that is meant to improve downforce for improved stability at high speeds. The add-on horns are available for Mugen, Shepherd and WRC Racing cars with more brand to follow shortly.

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March 4, 2020

WRC Racing STX.7 upgrade kit for STX.6

Coming from WRC Racing is a conversion kit for the STX.6 touring car, allowing to upgrade the car to STX.7 specifications. The kit includes the carbon fibre main chassis and top deck, as well as the aluminium motor mount and also belts and pulleys. Using the set will convert the “rear motor” STX.6 to new STX.7 mid motor specifications.

Source: WRC Racing [wrc-racing.com]

February 28, 2020

WRC Racing STX.7 mid-motor touring car kit

Italian company WRC Racing have introduced their all-new STX.7 4WD mid-motor touring car kit. The car builds on a carbon fibre double deck chassis with a centrally mounted motor mount, a rear-facing layshaft and non-equal length drive belts. The steering utilises WRC’s proven curved rail design with a low centre of gravity servo mount. An off-road-inspired battery mount uses rubber O-rings to secure the battery pack, doing away with the common use of reinforced battery tape or battery taps. Other features include ultra low-profile shock towers and shock absorbers, easily adjustable body mounts that allow for 0mm, 0.5mm and 1.0mm height adjustments by simply twisting them and new low-friction driveshaft blades ensure an efficient drivetrain. The kit is available by the time you are reading this.

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