Roche in Hong Kong have released a new series of 13.5R/23T brushless competition motors, called Prince. Available in blue, purple or black casings the new motors use the latest BL technology to achieve the highest efficiency, most power and great top speeds. Each motor is supplied Roche’s golden motor connectors and expect to see a 10.5R version soon.
Following up on the news that Joseph Quagraine had left HoBao comes the announcement that the Finnish driver has started a new company in Hong Kong together with Himoto Racing and will be launching a new RC car brand during 2008 called JQ Products. The goal is to produce high quality racing products, including both electric and nitro car models for both on and off road racing and will start off with a totally new 1:8 scale buggy and nitro racing accessories for 1:8 buggy racing. The buggy, which includes a number of unique features, is currently being tested and the goal is to have it ready for public release during 2009. Expect to see it in action later this year in the hands of Joseph Quagraine.
Max Amps has released a new line of 4700mAh NiMH cells, which claim to offer the highest voltage available on the market and are slated to become ROAR legal early this year. Max Amps CEO Austin Else even offers this bold statement:
These cells will blow away every other cell on the market including IB and EP products. We offer a 100% money back guarantee that these cells will be the highest voltage, freshest cells you have ever used.
Red RC would like to take this opportunity to wish all our visitors, advertisers and partners a happy and successful 2008. Thanks to all that have made 2007 a great year and we look forward to a bigger, and even better, year next year.
Experience the muscle and exhilaration of full-size monster truck performance anywhere you want, with Losi’s 1/18-scale Dodge replica Rammunition Monster Truck. For realistic looks, along with the bodyshell, this licensed mini-monster truck includes built to scale two-tone wheels and monster truck tires. Featuring Losi’s proven, rock-solid mini four wheel drive chassis and drive train, ball bearings throughout ensure smooth operation with twin steering servos making for razor-sharp handling. The durable dual-deck aluminum chassis and wide-track suspension make the 1/18 MT incredibly stable, while oil-filled composite shocks, at all four corners, help smooth out the rough stuff. Power comes from a high-torque Frenzy motor, which you can upgrade to a dual motor setup for even more torque on tap.
Japanese company Rony have released 2 new items of interest recently, the first of which is the introduction of this 1/24th scale Lola body shell. Suitable for use on Mini Z chassis, this high downforce body has been made from lexan and is clear when you buy it so you can customise it with your own paint scheme. Also new from Rony is this great pit lane tool carrier called the Pit Man, which is made from aluminium and carries your fuel bottle, fuel gun and other tools and can be folded up flat when not in use.
New from TGR for their Sinister mini scale chassis, is this friction damping system. Unusual in its design, it not only performs damping but also helps keep the front and rear of the chassis level. Additionally with the help of this system you can even remove the rear side springs to gain higher traction when combined with the thicker suspension plates.
Team Losi have released another piece of merchandising, following on from their hooded sweater which was introduced a few weeks ago. This white cotton t-shirt sports the latest Losi logo large on the front while on the rear the same large logo is accompanied by the www.losi.com URL in black. Available now in the usual range of sizes.