Friday, 31 October 2014

McLaren x Ferrari x Audi: Weight Comparison

Source: Michitaka Yanagisawa

Lancer Evolution X GRG Limited Edition

GRG (Gloomy Racing Genus) Lancer Evolution X ASC - MZP409GRG
Source: Kyosho

David Ronnefalk confirms Kyosho exit

A halloween nightmare for Kyosho as their #1 Star European driver and two-time European Champion David Ronnefalk confirms his departure from the Japanese outfit, bringing a decade-long association between driver and company, five of which were spent as factory driver.

Ronnefalk’s time with Kyosho saw him blossom rapidly from a promising protege nurtured by engine guru Adrien Bertin & his mechanic father Pierre to challenging for Championship wins, his first breakthrough coming in 2009 winning the European ‘B’ Championships in Switzerland.

The Swede’s performance curve sharpened further as he went on to take two back-to-back European Championship titles, 4th at the 2012 IFMAR Worlds – regarded by his peers as a pacesetter he suffered a disappointing end to the recent 2014 IFMAR Worlds in Sicily – a race that would prove his Kyosho swansong...

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Good News: The Mini-Z F1 will NOT be discontinued!

According to my internal sources in Kyosho, the Mini-Z F1 is NOT discontinued. In fact parts have been shipped just last month to stores around the world.

I also took this opportunity to ask if there would be any new F1 body coming in our way. The answer was quite surprising...(keep reading)

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Rumor Mill: Is Kyosho discontinuing the Mini-Z F1?!?

Discontinued ?!?

Custom MR-02 F1

Source: haru_1010jp

N.I.A Drivers praying for Julles in Japan

Source: NIA Blogs

Rumor: Ronnefalk might leave Kyosho in 2015!

David Ronnefalk may be considering not to renew with Kyosho ahead of 2015 season! 

If true, it would be a big blow to the Kyosho Team, losing the current 2014 European 1/8 Buggy Champion. As usual with rumors, we'll need to wait and watch out for more information, while we keep our fingers crossed for this one not to be true ;)

New Mini-Z Hop-Up Parts

Source: gpkogawa1

Video: N.I.A 2014 Japanese GP

Source: NIA Blogs

Team Orion Advantage IQ-4X Charger

Source: Team Orion

Kyosho IFW460 - High Traction Wing Stay for MP9

This is the wing stay run at the 2014 IFMAR 1/8 Worlds!
It offers a new lower mounting position than the original wing mount.
Available late November.
Source: Kyosho