Monster Truck Insanity – The Kyosho USA-1 Returns
Good day monster truck devoted and welcome to a different week of MTM.
I’m excited as this week I get to absorb a full scale monster truck present because the Monster Jam tour heads to St. Louis, MO. It’s going to be very nice to absorb a full-on stadium present, particularly after a 12 months of not having the ability to attend something. Issues are slowly beginning to really feel like they’re heading in direction of regular.
Let’s speak in regards to the massive monster truck information of the week – the Kyosho USA-1 returns!
Yep, in additional proof that r/c stable axle monster trucking is without doubt one of the hottest segments of the pastime, now Kyosho has (re) entered the ring. This rig joins the Losi LMT, Axial SMT10, Tamiya Clod Buster, RC4WD Carbon Assault and others in an space that’s changing into quickly aggressive.
So whereas the USA-1 feels like a re-release of the traditional Kyosho USA-1, it’s really not. Whereas the physique could also be related, this one is predicated on an up to date model of the Mad Drive chassis, so it’s a contemporary monster below the late ’80’s lexan.
However boy, does that late ’80’s lexan look candy. The traditional USA-1 look has been replicated and up to date to suit this platform, and so lots of the little touches are good. The carbs protruding of the hood. The sunshine bar. These stunning Goodyear Terra impressed wheels/tires. It’s a looker.
The query is whether or not or not it’ll be a driver. As talked about earlier, it is a very aggressive area of interest of the pastime lately with plenty of corporations trying to take your greenback. That is the one platform that I can’t give a lot of an opinion on as one way or the other it’s at all times eluded me.
I need to change that. I’m hoping to do a evaluation of the USA-1, and finally do a giant comparability write-up on how these vehicles examine to one another.
Truly, you realize what could be REALLY cool? It’s been awhile since we’ve executed certainly one of our well-known shoot-outs! The market is now crowded sufficient with heavy hitters to the place one is warranted, isn’t it? I’d say preserve it shaft vehicles solely. SMT10 vs. USA-1 vs. Carbon Assault vs. LMT. Signal me up!
I’ll go to the boss man about it. Would you wish to see this shoot-out? E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org!