Skip to main content


  • 0
    Video: Here's Mini's R/C Cooper in action at the Olympics

    There were requests from all around to see video of the electric "Mini MINI" radio-controlled cars that are being used to retrieve javelins, hammers, shots and discus' (disci?) at the London Olympics, and here it is. The Olympic-liveried electric Cooper hatchbacks in roughly 1/4-scale ply the ...

  • 0
    ETC: Olympics to use Mini Cooper R/C cars for javelin, discus retrieval

    We can't help but cringe at the notion of 'product integration' efforts most of the time, particularly when it comes to movies and sports. That's because as often as not, the placement efforts seem contrived. And while the notion of using a Mini Cooper to retrieve thrown javelins, hammers, shot ...

  • 0
    Bring the Toys! Tamiya reissues the Hotshot

    Click image for photo galleryTamiya has responded to fans' calls for a re-release of its classic 1/10 scale 4WD R/C kit, the Hotshot. The 2007 edition goes on sale July 21in Japan, and while it looks like its forbear, it has been updated. The basic suspension setup is carried over -- front and rear ...


Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle