Vaterra continues its run on sweet lookin rides with their latest release, the 1/10-scale recreation of a tricked out ’68 F-100. The aggressive low profile design, takes you straight back to a simpler time. The ’68 F-100 is 4WD and ready to run with the standard Vaterra 2.4ghz transmitter. It features waterproof electronics with a 540 brushed motor, low profile tires on licensed Volk wheels, and is built on the Vaterra V100-S chassis which has universal body mounts that allow you to use bodies from other Vaterra vehicles with a V100-series chassis or 1/10 bodies from other manufacturers.
Check out 1968 Ford F100 for more details
Vaterra is getting into the rallycross business with the 1/10th scale Rockstar Ford Fiesta. This electric powered 4WD comes equipped with a Dynamite brushless power system that tops out around 55mph. The waterproof Spektrum SRS4200 receiver with AVC (Active Vehicle Control) technology will help you control the power. Other features include: Brushless Power, Waterprooof Electronics Licensed Bodyshell and Viscous Torque Vectoring. Look for a Mid July Release, with a MSRP of $469.99. Part# VTR03010
Complete details at Vaterra 1/10 4WD Ford Fiesta Rallycross RTR
Vaterra has done it again, they have gone back into the fault and brought the 1969 Custom Corvette back to life, RC Style. The body is fully licensed and all of the detailing really give the Corvette the classic look. The low profile tires on large diameter wheels, really add a nice touch. The waterproof 1/10 scale On-Road vehicle is powered by the Dynamite 15 turn brushed motor (Brushed, Really. I am a little disappointed here to be honest. At least I know my first upgrade). The system is completed with a 2.4ghz Spektrum radio. Part # VTR03022. Look for a MSRP of $289.
They are available for pre-order now.
Complete details at Vaterra 1/10 1969 Custom Corvette V100-S RTR
Losi LST XXL-2 Ready-to-Run: 1/8 4WD Gas Monster Truck Part# LOS04002
The 2014 Nuremberg Toy Fair which will have over 72 000 visitors and feature over one million products, to this point has been a big success with many new and exciting products released. Horizon Hobby did not disappoint, their releases were coming fast and furious and here is a rundown.
Horizon Hobby has put everything together for a one stop shop on their site under Nuremberg Announcements 2014.
They have also complied many of them on their YouTube channel. Check out the list below.
– 1967 Ford Mustang V100-S 1/10th RTR
– E-flite UMX™ Radian® BNF
– Blade Helicopters
– E-flite Allusive™ 2.2m ARF
– Rockstar 48″ RTR Catamaran
– Vaterra Ford Raptor Pre Runner 1/10th 4WD RTR Truck
– ECX 4WD Truck Lineup
– HobbyZone Super Cub S and ParkZone Artizan
Vaterra Ford Raptor. Part# VTR03009
Vaterra has released their first SCT, with the new Ford Raptor Pre-Runner. The4WD truck appears to be based on the Halix platform. Some of the Raptor features include a Fuse brushless power system, Waterproof electronics, and a Spektrum DX2E radio system. It also has the AVC(Active Vehicle Technology), which was recently used in the Vaterra Halix.
FYI, “Spektrum AVC technology uses a combination of sensors and software algorithms to adjust steering and throttle output at a rate faster than humanly possible, so you enjoy a more manageable driving experience.”
The Vaterra Raptor will ship RTR, expect a late April 2014 release, with a MSRP of $449.99
More details can be found at Vaterra Raptor
Vaterra 1967 Mustang. Part# VTR03017
The 2014 Nuremberg Toy Show is underway in Germany and the RC hobby will see all kinds of new releases in the next few days. Vaterra kicked things off with their usual style and flare by releasing a 1967 Ford Mustang V100-S 1/10th RTR. The shaft-driven 4WD 1967 Mustang will feature a waterproof Dynamite motor and esc, Low profile tires on large diameter wheels and an officially license 67 Mustang body.
Look for a late April 2014 release with a MSRP of $289.99.
Complete details at Vaterra 1967 Ford Mustang.
We have just received word that the much anticipated Vaterra Halix is now in stock at Horizon Hobby. This 4wd 1/10 scale Monster Truck features Waterproof Electronics, a Dynamite Fuze 3300kv Brushless Power System which is capable of handling 3S batteries and a massive 4-pole torque for speeds over 55MPH. The Halix also comes with a Spektrum DX2E V3 Radio System including a SPMSRS4200 AVC receiver. It has a list price of $429.99.
Get the complete details at Vaterra.com
Vaterra has come up big again, the young brand have already built a great reputation and continue to build on it. I believe Vaterra have another hit on their hands, the Vaterra Halix is going to be on a lot of Bashers wish list this holiday season, mine included.
Check out the promo video below
Vaterra’s Nissan Silvia S15
Vaterra RC is at it again, they have added two new vehicles to their already stout RC lineup. The Nissan Silvia S15 is a 1/10 scale Electric 4wd Waterproof On-Road vehicle. It features large diameter wheels and low profile tires, a Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio system with batteries, a Dynamite 15-turn brushed motor and a licensed Nissan Silvia S15 body. It will have a price of $289.99. Part # VTR03008
For complete details check out Nissan Silvia S15 at Vaterra.com
The SlickRock is a 1/18 scale Electric 4wd Waterproof Crawler. It features an oversized Steering Servo as well as Metal Front, Center and Rear Lockers, Mult-Link Suspension, a Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio system with batteries and a Dynamite Tazer 380 motor. The price tag will be $249.99. Part # VTR01003
For complete details check out SlickRock at Vaterra.com
Both vehicles are available now for pre-order at Horizon Hobby and are expected to be in stores in early December.
They teased it yesterday and today we have the details. Vaterra RC is bringing the heat by releasing a 1/10 California Highway Patrol Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 and this thing is tricked out. It seems as though no detail was overlooked including a flashing L.E.D. light and push bar, large diameter wheels and low profile tires, the body itself is a piece of art and how can you not like the dual exhaust.
Some of the features of this beast included: The popular V100-S chassis, Waterproof electronics, Shaft driven 4wd, a Spektrum DX2E 2 channel transmitter and a 15t brushed motor. It also comes with a Nimh battery and a charger making it completely RTR.
Expect to see the 2012 CHP Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 in stores in mid-September at a selling price of $299. Continue Reading
There is a big announcement from Vaterra RC coming tomorrow (Aug 22) and this is the tease. Hint, it is not the sunglasses.
I love how Vaterra RC is handling their business. They certainly keep things interesting and exciting by releasing one great product after another. Stay tuned……
Check out Vaterra RC on Facebook.
M.I.P. Blue Thread-Lock and Grease
M.I.P. (Moore’s Ideal Products) has announced thru their Facebook page that “All kits coming out of MIP’s doors will come with thread-lock and grease from now on.” The blue thread-lock gel and M.I.P. grease will also be available for separate purchase.
We think this is a great idea and anyone who uses MIP CVD’s or any of their great products will probably agree.
M.I.P. has also released X-Duty CVD Spline Drive Kit for the Vaterra Twin Hammers. Part #13240
MIP X-Duty CVD Spline Drive Kit, Rear, Vaterra Twin Hammers
On top of all that comes a sleek new Race Duty CVD Aluminum Kit for Traxxas vehicles.
MIP Race Duty CVD Aluminum Kit, Traxxas
Rustler/Stampede Part# 13110
Slash/Nitro Rustler/Nitro Stampede Part# 13101
Slash 4×4/Rally Part# 13105 (Front) and Part# 13115 (Rear)
Check out their full product line at MIPonline.com
2012 Nissan GT-R
1969 Chevy Camaro RS
2012 Chevy Camaro ZL-1
The new kids on the block, have announced their presence with authority. Can you believe these are RC cars? RC has really come a long way. The attention to detail on these cars is head shaking. I am pretty sure I hear the 69 Camaro calling my name. These cars are brand new from VATERRA RC and will be available in the Horizon Hobby vehicle line-up. They are Ready to Run out of the box, with a current list price of $279.99. Horizon Hobby, will also be offering a full line of replacement parts. They are expected to be on the shelves in early May. Vaterra RC also has a line-up of off road vehicles.