RC Car Action February 2016



32 | Hot for 2016
The latest gear for the new year
By RC Car Action Team

54 | Classic Plastic: Tamiya Monster Beetle
Tamiya’s big red Beetle returns, as tall as ever and upgraded to hang tough
By Kevin Hetmanski

60 | Project: Axial SCX10 Trail Honcho
Monster meets trail
By Kevin Hetmanski

68 | Project: Star Wars Rides
3 customs from a galaxy far, far away
By James Knight

84 | IFMAR Electric Off-Road World Championship
The rookies take over
By Carl Hyndman & RedRC.net

90 | Classic Plastic: Kyosho Tomahawk
Sharp-edged styling with the Scorpion’s sting
by James Knight


46 | Losi/Horizon Hobby 5ive-T RTR with AVC
Losi’s biggest rig, now ready-to-run with electronically-enhanced handling
By Kevin Hetmanski

78 | Thunder Tiger Jackal
Desert- and rock-racing RC gets a new contender with Thunder Tiger’s solid-axle machine
By Kevin Hetmanski


98 | Castle Creations Monster X & 2200KV Motor Combo

100 | Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual iD Charger
102 | HobbyWing Justock Club Spec Speed Control

10 | Starting Line
12 | Feedback
16 | Readers’ Rides
22 | Pit Tips
27 | Tech Center
106 | Tailpipe

SKU: R1602