Our buddy Fra Fondi, of Hobby Media/Xtreme RC Cars, was at the Nuremberg Toy Fair last week. He sent us email with some of the things he was most excited about, including this Grossi 2-stroke, 3.5cc R/C car engine that’s water-cooled! Looks amazing. Grossi’s 1/8 Rally Buggy Racer, using this new engine, will be available in July 2010,

You can see pics of engine here.
And all of Hobby Media’s fair coverage here. [Site’s in Italian.]

Over on RC-Monster, they have some close-up images of it which shows the beautiful of the engineering.

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.