Coming from Xtra Speed and made for their XS01 and XS02 trail truck as well as many other scale rigs are pre-built 90mm shock absorbers. Constructed from aluminium and coming with threaded shock bodies, dual-stage springs and a stealthy black surface coating, the shocks are factory assembled and just need to be filled with the preferred shock fluid. The dampers fit Xtra Speed’s own XS series of trucks or any other trail rigs that use 90mm long shock absorbers.
Due to the ongoing World-wide Corona pandemic, the EFRA has announced the cancellation of all European Championships for 2020. This means that, following the cancellations of the 1/10th 200mm Nitro Touring, Large Scale On-road and Off-road, was well as the Nitro Buggy and IC Track Euros, also the 2020 40+ IC Track and 40+ 1/8th Off-road events will not take place this year. Full information about the situation can be found on the EFRA website here.
Coming from Japanese brand G-Style is their new Grand Slam 7.6V 4200mAh shorty LiHV battery pack. Building on the 2019 all-Japan Championship winning battery, the 2020 variant is constructed using new high-performance 150C LiHV cells that will make for an even lower internal resistance while keeping the discharge curve flatter throughout the race. The pack measures 93×46-5×18.3mm, it weighs in at 155g and it makes use of 4mm bullet-type connectors.
Coming from Fenix and made for their G56 1/10th scale pan car kits are new carbon fibre optionals in the form of chassis stiffeners and electronic plates. Starting with the stiffeners, the braces are machined from carbon fibre and attach to the sides of the chassis, reinforcing the main plate to make for greater setup sensibility and added steering response. The chassis stiffeners are available for the short and long wheelbase chassis options.
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.
Yeah Racing have introduced their new brass front bumper and servo mount for the Axial SCX10 III trail truck. The mount adds weight to the most forward position of truck and weighing in at 77 grams, it will allow the crawler to climb obstacles easier as it shifts the centre of mass towards the forward of the rig. The part comes machined from high-quality brass material and with a polished surface finish for looks.
Coming from HiroFactory and made for their HRF10X-PB formula car kit are new one-touch battery stoppers. The 3-D-printed parts attach to the battery locator and allow for easy fixing and removal of the battery pack without having to use a rubber O-ring or the like. The stoppers are usable with most 1S-style 18.5mm low-profile shorty LiPo batteries and they are available in black, white and limited edition purple and pearl white colour.
JQRacing have introduced new optionals for their Black Edition 1/8th scale buggies in the form of carbon fibre sideguards and a lightweight hardware set, the latter is being made by T-Works. The Italian-made carbon fibre sideguards for the Black Edition nitro and eCars are now available to the public, after previously only being available for THE100. They are moulded from high-quality material for a low weight and exceptional durability and come including mounting hardware.