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Old 05-07-2014, 06:53 AM   #1
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Looks to be inspired by the Volvo S60R racecar:

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I remember back when I first got into onroad racing (electric and nitro), the Volvo S40 (electric) and Volvo S60 (nitro) were some of the best handling bodies, especially on parking lot club tracks. Hated it when they were discontinued. I have one of each in my body stash I have been holding onto for years. Can't wait for this one to come out. Dale Epps is the man when it comes to designing r/c bodies.
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Yup I remember the body.
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FS: SRS-N bodies.

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Volvo yes, wish it was the new v8supercar spec.


Remember back to my Thunder Tiger Ts4n and Volvo S40 body it had. Preferred the S40 to the S60 too, just seemed to handle better.
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Volvo yes, wish it was the new v8supercar spec.


Remember back to my Thunder Tiger Ts4n and Volvo S40 body it had. Preferred the S40 to the S60 too, just seemed to handle better.
If it is a Volvo inspired body, I'll certainly be doing a Scott Maclaughlin body.
Hope it gives my nt1 some extra jandal.
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If it is a Volvo inspired body, I'll certainly be doing a Scott Maclaughlin body.
Hope it gives my nt1 some extra jandal.
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LOL... yes the Jandal has gone quite viral since young Scotty's slip of the tongue on live tv.
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Bundy_Bear,

You keep up with Australian V8 Supercar racing?? I started watching it a couple of years ago and love it over NASCAR (but not as much as F1). Love seeing the cars from Down Under that we can't get here in the States that are cool and powerful as heck!!!
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You keep up with Australian V8 Supercar racing?? I started watching it a couple of years ago and love it over NASCAR (but not as much as F1). Love seeing the cars from Down Under that we can't get here in the States that are cool and powerful as heck!!!
JLock: I have grown up watching it and Bathurst is a yearly ritual of sitting down on the couch in front of the tv for the day watching the great race.

For it has lost it's shine in the last few years and am enjoying the F1 more with KERS and DRS making things more interesting to watch.
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Another thing to test before the WC! New car, New engines, Different Tyre brand than I'm used too and now a new body as well.... Gonna be an interesting year! I hope they have the new anti-tuck system available for 200mm soon...
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You keep up with Australian V8 Supercar racing?? I started watching it a couple of years ago and love it over NASCAR (but not as much as F1). Love seeing the cars from Down Under that we can't get here in the States that are cool and powerful as heck!!!
In a couple more years (was last year) the Aussie On Road Nationals will be held in Sydney again, and it's around the same time of year as the prestigious Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama (they make a point of not holding both ofn the same weekend). So if there was ever an inclination to visit Australia, you could kill a few birds with one stone and visit in October. Both Moorebank Raceway for RC and Mount Panorama are two of the best tracks for racing and I doubt you'd be disappointed.

The best thing about Bathurst is you can get up close to the cars with a paddock pass and it's a 5 day event with camp sites, shower blocks etc etc... Hope you like beer too!

If you collect caps, let me know I have two official (Marshal's caps) for V8 SuperCar caps sitting here on my desk.
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Looks to be inspired by the Volvo S60R racecar:

I don´t think it is the VOLVO S60.....the car will be the new Mazda....read this that came up in Reds Rc

"Protoform Mazda 6GX spotted During last week’s IIC race in Las Vegas Protoform showed the follow-up model of the iconic Mazdaspeed6 body shell, the Mazda6 GX. It is understood that the body is designed to meet with the Global Body Spec rules, and it sports a “coupe-ish” roof line, a pronounced headlight/grille section, strengthening recessions behind the front fenders and around the door sections as well as a flat trunk section for improved airflow towards the rear wing....."

I don´t know how to upload the picture, but there is one...

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I don´t think it is the VOLVO S60.....the car will be the new Mazda....read this that came up in Reds Rc

"Protoform Mazda 6GX spotted During last week’s IIC race in Las Vegas Protoform showed the follow-up model of the iconic Mazdaspeed6 body shell, the Mazda6 GX. It is understood that the body is designed to meet with the Global Body Spec rules, and it sports a “coupe-ish” roof line, a pronounced headlight/grille section, strengthening recessions behind the front fenders and around the door sections as well as a flat trunk section for improved airflow towards the rear wing....."

I don´t know how to upload the picture, but there is one...

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The Mazda 6GX is an electric body not a nitro body and it has already been released. Plus this new one has a different nose then a Mazda 6 so I guess we will wait and see...
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Yep the 6GX is a 190mm electric body. I've been using them since January. Good body. This one will be different hopefully developed specifically for the worlds.
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Hey Racers!

Our new 200mm TC body is now available: The VRS-N

For more info, check out our site here!
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