HPI’s Big News from Nürnberg

And by big, I mean Large Scale.  Most news from Nurenburg I am doing by Manufacturer to bring the number of posts down, but I thought this deserved it’s own post.

HPI has taken another RC clas and brought it into the mainstream a little more.  They first did it with the 1:5 Baja, and how the Baja is moving onto the road with the massive Baja 5R on Road car.  The photos thus far show a mustang, and no under the hood photos, but the following features have been noted.

Features:

  • Replica 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 bodyshell
  • New on-road 4mm thick aluminum monococque chassis
  • On-road suspension geometry with low ride height
  • Extremely durable suspension derived from Baja 5B buggy
  • On-road foam front bumper
  • Vintage 8-spoke beadlock wheels with Tarmac Buster tires
  • 23cc engine with super-durable Baja 5B drivetrain
  • SFL-11MG steering servo
  • Enclosed radio box with battery charging jack
  • New TF-45 2.4 GHz radio system

We will post details when they become available, and I do hope they do an electric version personally, but I think this will certainly bring large scale on road into the spotlight a little more than it already was.

Source: http://www.hpiracing.com/en/article/view/2015012303

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