New RC8B3e from Team Associated

Yes, following on from the new RC8B3, is the electric version which, unsurprisingly retains the majority of the same components as it’s nitro brother.

To recite the official breakdown;

RC8B3e Team Kit #80916 Features:

  • 7075-T6 hard anodized aluminum chassis features an optimized weight bias layout for improved handling and stability
  • Front suspension features pillow ball uprights for increased adjustability and improved durability
  •  Lightweight ring gears and optimized precision ball bearing sizing reduces drivetrain rotational mass for improved acceleration and battery efficiency
  • Gearboxes feature a 3.38:1 internal gear ratio with fast-access differentials for quick removal, tuning, and maintenance
  • Six universal drive shafts for efficient drivetrain power delivery and ease of maintenance
  • 7075-T6 aluminum 16mm Big Bore threaded shocks with TiN coated 3.5mm shafts, larger diameter precision springs, and optimized bladders for more precise volume compensation
  • 7075-T6 aluminum shock towers front and rear feature finely tuned shock mounting and upper arm positions
  •  Refined suspension geometry with lower hinge pin inserts for quick and easy roll center adjustments
  • Lightweight one-piece wing mounts feature height and forward positioning adjustment for more precise handling
  • Two-piece sliding motor mount for easy gear mesh adjustment and motor removal
  • Pro-Line RC8B3e clear body and Team Associated molded wing included
  • The RC8B3e shares over 90% parts compatibility with the RC8B3 nitro buggy, offering the perfect solution for multi-class racers

To be honest, it looks like a solid kit, and i am sure they will probe popular with racers everywhere!

Source: http://www.teamassociated.com/news/latest_products/1634-NEW_RC8B3e_Team_Kit

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