Speed & Scale Sale Begins, Save $40 on Select RC Vehicles

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Horizon, manufacturer for Losi and Vaterra, is offering $40 off select R/C vehicles now through the end of the March - no coupon required! Some we have in stock, others we can special order, but we will be honoring the sale price for all of the listed vehicles, so stop in soon and get ready for spring!

Vehicles on Sale

 

Losi

  • LST3XL-E 1/8 Scale Monster Truck
  • Tenacity SCT 4WD
  • Tenacity MT 4WD
  • Rock Rey 4WD
  • Baja Ray 4WD
  • 8ight-E 4WD Buggy

Vaterra

  • '86 Chevy K-5 Blazer Ascender (Kit)
  • '86 Chevy K-5 Blazer Ascender (RTR)
  • '72 Ford Bronco Ascender (RTR)
  • '72 Chevy K10 Pickup Ascender (RTR)
  • '68 Ford F-100 Ascender (BND)
  • Twin Hammers Rock Racer (RTR)
 

This offer only lasts through March 30th, so hurry in and save!

Nürnberg 2014: Vaterra '67 Ford Mustang

Vaterra's onroad cars have seemingly done well for them, and they're venturing into a new brandname yet again: Ford. The venerable Ford Mustang has always been something of a void for the Vaterra cars, and now that void is occupied. The '67 Ford Mustang has the same great features as its cousin, the Chevy Camaro RS. It features a brushed motor and speed control, waterproof electronics, and comes in a complete Ready-to-Run package.

The '67 Mustang is priced like its cousins as well, going for $289.99 when it hits store shelves in April. However, with our difficulty in selling the onroad cars in our area, after multiple attempts, I suspect we'll be sitting this one out. We can always special order one in should the need (or desire) arise.

Nürnberg 2014: Vaterra Ford Raptor Pre Runner

Vaterra's history of (mostly) scale vehicles continues with the announcement of the Vaterra Ford Raptor Pre Runner Truck. It looks to be based on the Halix monster truck chassis-wise, but offers a much more scale appearance. Like the Halix, the Raptor comes with Spektrum's AVC technology for better handling. Like everything else nowadays, the Raptor is fully waterproof.

My only concern for this truck is the price point. The Ford Raptor is an immensely popular truck, but can Vaterra's offering overcome the $450 price point... without a battery or charger included? I'm not so sure. But either way, we'll find out when it arrives in stores in April. If you want to be one of the first to get your hands one one, pre-order now!

Vaterra 1969 and 2012 Camaros Now in Stock!

Earlier this week, we received the new Vaterra 1/10th scale on road cars. We have one each of the '69 Camaro and the 2012 Camaro, with the '69 out of the box and on display. These cars are gorgeous! Other than the body mount posts, it's hard to tell that the '69 I took the above picture of is an R/C car. Vaterra's attention to detail is extraordinary. And with these being four-wheel-drive cars, complete with Spektrum waterproof radio system and a battery and 1-hour peak charger, this package sounds much more expensive than it is! Can you believe this is all only $280 Ready-to-Run? Not a bad deal at all, I think. Stop in and check them out soon!

Twin Hammers Video is Intense

RCCrawler.com, an online bulletin board focused on all things crawling, released a video a little less than a week ago of the Vaterra Twin Hammers. The vehicle has been modded with a Tekin ROC 412 motor (no mention in the video what the Kv was) and a 3-cell LiPo. The video showcases just what range of options the Twin Hammers is capable of. Drifting, jumping, rock racing, and rock crawling are all present in the video.

It's been less than ten days since the Twin Hammers arrived in stock. While we've yet to sell one at this time, we don't have the beautiful weather the maker of the video has. I am excited for all the possibilites the Twin Hammers presents to R/C enthusists. Check out the video after the break!

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