The Grasshopper R/C Buggy: A Nostalgic Off-Road Champion
Rekindle the excitement of the 80s with the Grasshopper R/C Buggy! Inspired by the single-seater buggies that ruled the American dirt tracks during that era, the Grasshopper first zoomed into R/C stores in 1984. Its hallmark? Simplicity in assembly coupled with a robust design, making it the go-to entry-level R/C kit of its time.
- Instant Classic: With a design aimed at easy assembly and effortless control, the Grasshopper was, and still is, the ideal beginner’s R/C kit.
- Evolution-Friendly: As your skills grow, the Grasshopper keeps pace. It’s compatible with a slew of option parts, including a 540 motor and ball bearings.
- Durable Design: The resilient plastic body is anchored to a bathtub resin monocoque chassis, ensuring it withstands any rugged handling.
- Terrain-Ready: Off-road challenges are a breeze with its coil spring dampers, an independent swing axle at the front, and a rigid axle at the rear.
- Maintenance-Friendly: The sealed gearbox keeps debris out, ensuring smooth driving and precise cornering.
- Grip-Enhanced Wheels: Paddle-style rear tyres, grooved front tyres, and 3-piece assembly type wheels ensure superior traction on dirt tracks.
- Added Realism: The half-body driver figure lends an authentic touch, making your off-roading adventures feel even more lifelike.
- Dimensions: Length: 389mm, Width: 223mm, Height: 135mm
- Weight: 830g
- Motor: Comes with a 380 type motor. (Chassis also compatible with a 540 type motor, available separately)
- Drive Type: Rear 2 Wheel Drive
- Suspension: Independent swing axle front suspension, rolling rigid axle rear suspension, friction dampers
- Gearbox: Sealed rear design to protect the diff gear during off-road escapades
- Wheels: 3-piece assembly wheels with straight ribbed racing front tyres and paddle rear tyres. Both front and rear axles are compatible with ball bearings (available separately).
Extra Items Required
Radio Control System with 1 Servo, 7.2v Battery & Charger, suitable Paint for the Bodyshell (optional), Tools for Assembly.