Drift Talk

Drift Talk: The Xpresso K1

We had had to do a little feature on the Expresso K1 chassis this funky little thing only has a 170mm wheelbase so sits smaller than the Tamiya M chassis and is suitable for drifting or touring out the box.

The chassis is designed to take Tamiya wheelie bodies and packs some really nice features which help the chassis accept standard 1/10 electrics, the servo sits in line with the steering arms and the battery mounts laterally across the chassis leaving just enough room for your ESC and receiver. To add to the clever set up the K1 also has a carbon fibre chassis and ally bulkheads and adjustable shocks the type of features reserved for top end Yokomo and MST models.

I would personally really like to have a blast with one of these around the MDS track they look bags of fun.

For more info on the K1 check out the Xpress website.

To get your hands on one get over to RC Mart

 

Bodyshells & Builders

Drift Talk: Tim Ansell – Unit 4

Our first quick fire blog in the new Drift Talk series pays homage to the legend that is Tim Ansell of Unit 4, Tim builds some of the most epic bodyshells from clean paint jobs to beaters with the odd replica thrown in for good measure.

Tim’s attention to detail is fantastic, when you get up close to his work you notice all the extra little touches that set his work apart, from beautiful dashboards to scratch built panels and other body parts. If you haven’t already checked his work out get yourself over to Unit 4 and immerse yourself in bodyshell heaven, who knows you may end up owning one of these works of art.

Look out for more killer bodies and master builders in future blogs.