April 12, 2024

Xpress Execute XQ11 Hara Edition announced

Xpress has announced that it is to produce a limited run Hara Edition of its Execute XQ11 1:10 Competition Touring Car.  Making a return to the TITC this year, legend of the sport Atsushi Hara ran the Hong Kong company’s new Execute XQ11 with his example featuring some custom parts that were anodised in the onroad & offroad World Champion’s trademark purple.  The first car we featured from the TITC as part of our Chassis Focus, the car generated huge interest and now Hara & Xpress have teamed up to produce a limited run of 300 kits.  Each kit will get have special serialised aluminium bumper plate marking the kit number out of 300.  As well as all the aluminium parts in purple, there will be some upgrades over the standard XQ11 including a redesigned chassis plate, lowered shock mounting, new upper bulkhead and graphite suspension arms.  Kits are expected to arrive with dealers in July.  To view Hara’s TITC Chassis focus click here.

Source: Xpress [rc-xpress.com]

March 14, 2024

Xpress Execute XQ3S ‘Sport’ Touring Car

Known for offering budget alternatives of its competition touring car kits, Hong Kong chassis manufacturer Xpress has released details of its up coming XQ3S 1:10 Sport Touring Car.  Featuring design elements from the Execute XQ11, which team driver Yugo Nagashima put into the A-Main at the recent TITC, the XQ3S kit is an economical entry car to Touring Car and which is upgradeable with Execute XQ11 parts.  Improvements over the previous Execute XQ2S include reinforced suspension with easy camber adjustment.  The reinforced soft composite arm provide great durability while maintain a balance between strength and weight.  You can adjust the flex of the deck with inserts, changing the stiffness to best suit your style. 2.0mm Fibre-reinforced polymer structure giving you the perfect combination of strength, weight and resistance.  The car also gets low profile upper bulkhead which not only lower the centre of gravity, but also make it closer to the middle for faster reaction time.  Composite structure provide great balance between strength and weight.  Another improvement is the easy adjust caster.  Adjustable through moving camberlink mounts in two different position, all you need is to remove the screws, adjust it with ease and speed. Also getting a low profile lightweight bumper, the height adjustable body stops get a new shape and prevent scraping when cornering.

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January 15, 2024

Xpress Arrow AT1 Carbon Shorty Battery Mount Adapter

Hong Kong based electric onroad chassis manufacturer Xpress has released a new Carbon Fibre Shorty Batter Mount Adapter for its competition spec Arrow AT1 1:10 Electric Touring Car.  The adaptor plate allows you to relocated the battery mount forward to accommodate the use a shorty pack in the AT1/AT1S.

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December 16, 2023

Nagashima tops seeding at FIRC

Xpress factory team driver Yugo Nagashima is the top seed at the inaugural Foshan Invitational Championship in China, the Japanese driver topping the single seeding round ahead of Yokomo’s Simon Nicholson.  The biggest international RC event to be held in China post Covid attracting 129 entries to the newly opened GDC Indoor track, drivers faced tough conditions this morning with Ronald Volker struggling significantly having set the pace in free practice yesterday.  Low traction and brand new hand out Sweep tyres saw most drivers out their drifting skills to the test.  Making it a good start to the event for Xpress, Hong Kong driver Eric Lam completed the Top 3 ahead of newly crowned Chinese National Champion Rocket Zhang as the driver now face into four rounds of qualifying, with two to count.

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November 20, 2023

Xpress Arrow AM1S 1:10 M-Chassis

Hong Kong electric onroad chassis manufacturer Xpress has announced the release of an entry level version of its M-Chassis, the Arrow AM1S.  Launching the shaft driven AM1, which is a M-Chassis size version of its Arrow AT1 1:10 electric touring car, back in June, the AM1S kit has been made more economical through the use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) for the Main Chassis and Top Deck instead of carbon fibre.  The car also gets a more tradition shock tower set-up using FRP shock towers.  The AM1S features 4WD Shaft Drive Floating Gearbox System with a sealed transmission gearbox with drive via composite instead of aluminium propeller shafts.

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November 8, 2023

Yoshiyasu joins Nagashima at RC Xpress

Following RC Xpress’ announcement in April that they have acquired the services of international Japanese Touring Car driver Yugo Nagashima, the electric Touring Car manufacturer has announced that it has signed another top Japanese driver in Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu.  A podium finisher in both the 1:12 World Championship, Yoshiyasu finished 2nd to Akio Sobue at the recent Japanese Touring Car National Championship.  Racing their Execute QII touring car, RC Xpress is looking forward to him helping them developing the car to a higher level.

Source: Xpress [rc-xpress.com]

October 19, 2023

Xpress Execute XQ11 alu chassis

Just in time for the indoor season, Xpress has released an aluminium chassis plate for their Execute XQ11 1:10 Electric Touring Car.  The chassis which features extra holes for fine tunes chassis weights, is perfect for racing on carpet tracks but is also a great option for tuning the car for high grip outdoor asphalt tracks.

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October 11, 2023

Xpress Execute XQ11 Option Parts

Xpress has released a number of optional parts for its latest 1:10 competition Touring Car.  Launching the the Execute XQ11 in August,  the Hong Kong manufacturer has a new aluminium locking wrench to make working on your Execute XQ11 easier by holding your spur in place to easily tighten the locking nut. The 6.5mm wrench side is for holding the ball studs under the arms in place.  In terms of car parts they are offering an aluminium rear stiffener plate which allows you to adjust how much flex your chassis has.  The centre line of the plate is raised, for you to install if you only want to adjust longitudinal flex.  New aluminium uprights, that can be used in both the front and rear, make sure to get the correct side.  Type A is used for the front left or rear right. while Type B is used for the front right or rear left.  The car also gets optional front and rear split top decks to fine tune the car’s chassis flex.

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