Xray have released a teaser for their new for 2022 XT8 1/8th truggy platform. No official details about the latest incarnation of the company’s popular truggy platform are available yet but we bring you more information about the 2022 variant once they surface.
Team Powers have released the V3 version of their MBX brushless motor for the 1/27 or Mini-Z classes. Based on the MBX V2 motor, outwardly its has the same appearance and dimensions however internally changes include to the stator wiring and rotor dimensions in order to achieve smoother acceleration especially useful for drifting.
Destiny have released this optional split type graphite upper deck for the RX-10F 2.0. Made by high grade 2.0mm USA graphite these new parts give better steering response and more corner speed, making them best suited for use on a small track.
Some exciting news coming out of China where the Shanghai International Model Auto Racing Arena (SIMARA) officially opened recently. Designed to be one of the best RC car arenas in the world, the construction took nearly one year with the initiative spearheaded by Salton Dong. It features three different types of international standard RC car tracks, as well as special tracks for drift cars and crawlers. Sitting in the centre of the stadium between the offroad and onroad tracks, the large double-sided display has a size of 54 square meters, giving spectators and players an impressive visual experience. This arena is located in the Youth Activity Centre of Baoshan District, Shanghai and it will mainly serve primary and middle school students throughout Shanghai and will also be open to the public on weekends.
Tune your RC8B3.2 and RC8T3.2 to have increased rear grip and reduced turn-in with new low roll centre (LRC) rear arm mounts from Team Associated. By lowering the pill insert position by 1mm on both the C and D mounts, turn-in is reduced and rear traction is increased when exiting corners. CNC-machined from billet aluminium, it features a blue-anodised finish.
Xray have announced the signing of Olly Jefferies to their race team. Olly, who last raced for Xray back in 2018 before moving to Schumacher, will re join the Slovakian brand to run their T4 and X12 platforms at British Nationals and other major UK event as well as select International events.
Rusti Design have produced this aluminium front bulkhead for the Losi XX/XXT. Definitely a specialised product, this part replaces the stop plastic part adding much needed strength and durability. A neat feature is the ability to add brass weights to the bulkhead allowing you to fine tune the front to rear weight balance. This new part adds an additional 21 grams over the stock part with the ability to mount two further 11 gram brass plates for a further 22 grams.
New from Dash RC is this ST702 high voltage V2 servo. It is a must for 1/8th offroad and onroad scale cars it features a high quality full aluminium metal case and has masses of torque. The ST702 is also very quick and has excellent resolution for smooth control inputs and is now SSR mode compatible.