You Can Finally Buy That Flying Fire-Breathing RC Dragon (For $60,000)

Thanks to Game of Thrones, dragons are en vogue again. And Hammacher Schlemmer is capitalizing on their renewed popularity by letting you buy one of Rick Hamel's amazing flying RC dragons. In the air it can hit a top speed of around 70 mph, and on the ground it actually breathes fire. What more could anyone ever want? » 3/21/14 5:33pm 3/21/14 5:33pm

The Tiny Model Jets At This RC Air Show Are Still Incredibly Thrilling

Putting those cheap RC toys you can find at a department store—and even the model kits from a hobby shop—to shame, these incredibly detailed scale model fighter jets look almost as intense to fly as the real thing. In fact, racing through the skies they're almost impossible to distinguish from the real thing too. » 9/17/13 3:16pm 9/17/13 3:16pm

Emergency Braking Systems Stop These RC Cars From Destroying Your Home

More and more vehicles are coming equipped with emergency braking systems that can stop a car before it hits something. And as CCP realized, the same technology could be just as useful with a remote control toy. After all, you're putting an untrained, unlicensed kid in control of a small car that can seriously bang up… » 6/14/13 4:11pm 6/14/13 4:11pm

1:16 Scale Hummer HX Concept Raises Eyebrows

Hummer is on one hell of a rollercoaster ride lately. The brand may be done and the sales are plummeting, but the Hummer HX concept is still rumored to be involved in the Transformers sequel. And now, for the first time, the HX can be purchased by general consumers, at least in the toy form, with this remote-control… » 7/10/08 2:00pm 7/10/08 2:00pm

Even The Knight Rider R/C Car Has Turbo Boost

As far as we can tell, the new GT500KR Mustang KITT still lacks any kind of turbo boost. But now you can still enjoy a little bit of the old Knight Rider turbo in the form of a remote control car. Forget the Mustang—let's return to the Golden Age with the Pontiac Trans-Am KITT remote-control car from Firebox. You'll… » 2/14/08 10:15am 2/14/08 10:15am

What's The Best Model Car You've Ever Built?

Those without children but with normal adult lives may be unaware that we've reached LEGO's 50th Anniversary. And while we're not moved by the Speed Racer Legos, we remember back in our day creating some monster brick rides complete with jet engines, millions of lights, dozens of wheels and Road Warrior-esque… » 1/30/08 11:45am 1/30/08 11:45am

The Smart Eyes Robot Spycam is Watching You

Who hasn't thought of pairing an off-the-shelf R/C Focus Rally Car with a camera phone? Designed for surveillance purposes, the R/C car uses a camera phone hooked up to the on-board electronics, allowing the user to pilot the vehicle from their very own phone. With this setup you could see what's going on in your… » 11/28/07 3:00pm 11/28/07 3:00pm