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    Video: Car-L RC buggy gets up close and personal with pride of lions
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    Before the team at Autoblog could drive actual cars, we cut our teeth on remote-controlled facsimiles, building ramps, jumps and all manner of obstacles, in a bid to destroy our cars test our driving prowess. For most of us, though, once we were old enough to drive, or at least consider driving, ...

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    R/C car-quadcopter seeks Kickstarter funding [w/video]
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    Go ahead and clear off your holiday wish list. You're going to need some space. Behold the B: the remote controlled offspring of a toy car and a quadcopter. The machine is capable of vertical take off and landing thanks to four seven-inch propeller blades mounted at each wheel hub. Each rotor ...

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    Video: R/C Lego A-Team van is triple-geek cool
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    By now, you've probably gathered we have a soft spot for clever Lego creations. And, if you've been paying attention, you likely know we love remote-controlled gadgets more than some of our own relatives, so combining the two is a surefire way to grab our attention. Throw in a little homage to ...

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    Video: New Chinese car can be driven by remote control
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    The successor to the BYD F3 has gone through a couple of name changes on its way to production, finally settling on Su Rui, but its USP has been locked in since the beginning: remote control operation. That's right, a full-sized, road-legal sedan that can be driven by remote control. Of course, ...

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    Traxxas now makes an R/C funny car. Enjoy [w/video]
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    Traxxas has done a smart job of establishing itself as a toymaker for grownups. With radio-controlled iterations of Ken Block's Ford Fiesta gymkhana car and Vaughn Gittin Jr's Ford Mustang drift machine, the company has something for everyone. Or at least it does now. Traxxas is now producing ...

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    Video: Watch this R/C tank tow a real Toyota SUV
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    It's no Ford F-150, but this toy tank earns our respect for its towing prowess nonetheless. That second-generation Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Model 90 weighs over two tons, but the not-so-little remote control tank seems to have no problem pulling it through a parking lot to the amusement of quite ...

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    Video: Size doesn't matter when using your car to flirt
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    Like it or not, summer is slowly sinking to a close. School is back in session and days are getting shorter by the moment, so you better get all of your beach-going shenanigans in while you still can. In the case of one very intrepid remote-control vehicle enthusiast, that means cruising the sand ...

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    Video: R/C Peterbilt tows full-scale Nissan Patrol
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    There's so much awesome in this video, we can barely stand it. The owner of this particular remote-control Peterbilt has put his scale rig to work towing a full-scale Nissan Patrol. We're not entirely sure what sort of drivetrain this mini-semi is packing, nor do we know if it is receiving any ...

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    RCX 2011: SEMA for the RC set [w/video]
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    We're looking for a new hobby, and we think we've narrowed it down. The world of remote control vehicles has grabbed our attention and we're eager to learn more. So we grabbed the camera, ventured out to the 2011 Remote Control Convention at the Pomona Fairplex and figured we'd totally ...

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    Mitsubishi to offer remote-control test drives of real Outlander Sport over the Internet [w/video]
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    Look Ma, no driver! – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Mitsubishi wants people to take notice of its 2011 Outlander Sport. There will be traditional print and television ad campaigns, but the automaker is also exploring new ways of reaching new car buyers. Through its ...

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    Hot Wheels introduces remote controlled Stealth Rides
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    Hot Wheels has just rolled out two new R/C cars in the Stealth Rides line. The collapsible racers fit into their own cases which double as infrared remote controls. At the moment there are just two vehicles – one with wheels and another with treads – but in October Batman's Tumbler ...

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    Lamborghini licenses insane limited-edition Reventón R/C car
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    Lamborghini Reventón R/C Car – Click above for image gallery
    Like the vast majority of humanity, we were never able to lay our hands on one of the 20 Lamborghini Reventón models the company built for the fabulously wealthy. We had neither the $1.27 million it took to call the ...

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    Video: Reverse-engineered Wipeout racing videogame is silly brilliance
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    Leave it to the Germans to turn a real-life radio control car, a video camera with a wireless transmitter and an arcade box into the best 3D rendition of the old Playstation game Wipeout we've ever seen. If designer Malte Jehmlich and friends would ...

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    Video: Sign #5,328 You Have Too Much Free Time - Lego R/C Veyron with seven-speed gearbox
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    Remote control Lego Technic Bugatti Veryon – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Someone going by the handle "Sheepo" spent who knows how many hours satisfying the urge to build a Bugatti Veyron out of Lego Technic pieces. Among its many features are a remote controlled braking ...

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    Video: Super slo-mo R/C cars lose all sense of scale
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    R/C cars in slow motion – Click above for the video after the jump
    As Dave Chapelle irrefutably proved in 2004, everything is better in slow motion. Similarly, scale race cars are nearly always more interesting than the real deal, partially because any Joe can afford a WRC Subaru that runs ...

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    Video: The coolest R/C footage we've seen in a long time stars... a Nissan Sentra SE-R?
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    Nissan Sentra SE-R writ small – Click above to see the video after the jump
    If you're like us, chances are you spend just as much time drooling over the latest automotive toys as you do the real deal. Nissan has embraced its inner child with a new spot for the 2010 Sentra SE-R, filming the ...

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    Delphi concept controls your car through iPhone
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/apple/Control_your_car_through_your_iPhone'; One of Delphi's major reveals during CES this week is surely to get the iPhone fanbois frothing at the mouth – even if it's just a concept. The software allows users to monitor and control several aspects of a ...

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    All we want for Christmas is a Ford GT
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    The Ford GT has always been badass. When it went into production in 2003, all of those kit cars from back in the day suddenly paled in comparison to a genuine GT40-inspired supercar. It was a relative bargain, too. Of course, when we say relative bargain, we mean expensive. Always willing to ...

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    R/C car going for 200mph speed record
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    It's hard enough to get a full-sized vehicle slurping gasoline and sitting on 10-inch wide rubber to reach 200 mph, so imaging trying to reach the lofty speed with a home made remote control car powered by a 29.6-volt electric motor and running on foam based tires. The current R/C land speed record ...

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    Wacky USB remote-controlled car provides minutes of fun
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    Around our office, we're always passing small files between the multiple workstations via USB flash drives. Chinese toymaker Marsilli has come up with a fun way for us to amuse ourselves as we pass files back and forth. Their 512MB flash drive that doubles as an RC car comes with its own race ...

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