The Hornet R/C Buggy: A Blast from the Past with Modern Thrills
The 1984 off-road sensation is back with a bang! Introducing The Hornet – Tamiya’s iconic R/C car that sparked a worldwide 2WD R/C buggy frenzy. Famed for its unparalleled prowess on both off-road terrains and sleek tarmac, The Hornet is ready to conquer any ground you throw at it.
- Legendary Legacy: As one of Tamiya’s most celebrated R/C releases, The Hornet played a pivotal role in creating the 2WD R/C buggy phenomenon.
- Terrain Versatility: Whether it’s a gritty dirt track or a smooth asphalt stretch, The Hornet charges ahead with unmatched zeal.
- Sturdy Build: The chassis boasts an ABS resin bathtub frame, known for its lightweight yet robust characteristics. Along with that, the sealed gearbox with diff gear ensures longevity and minimal maintenance.
- Dynamic Drivetrain: Experience the thrill of the powerful RS 540 motor and the high-performance suspension, reimagined for today’s R/C enthusiasts.
- Iconic Design: With its easy-to-assemble setup, The Hornet caters to both veterans reminiscing the good old days and newcomers eager to make R/C history.
- Dimensions: Length: 400mm, Width: 230mm, Height: 150mm
- Weight: 874g
- Frame: Solid bathtub design augmented with side bumpers for added protection.
- Motor: High-performance Type 540 motor.
- Suspension: Independent swing axle for the front with friction dampers and a rolling rigid axle for the rear paired with oil-filled dampers.
- Gearbox: A sealed design for the rear gearbox to ensure off-road durability.
- Wheels & Tyres: Original 3-piece assembly wheels, ribbed racing front tyres, and spiked buggy rear tyres, compatible with optional ball bearings (sold separately).
- Body: A resilient and shock-resistant polycarbonate shell, ensuring it survives the toughest races.
- Safety First: Equipped with a reinforced resin bumper to tackle unexpected collisions.
- Added Features: Comes with an included Electronic Speed Controller for optimal driving control.
SEPARATELY REQUIRED ITEMS
- Radio: 2-Channel with servo(s)
- Battery: 6-cell flat with standard Tamiya connector
- Charger: AC/DC timed or peak for 6-cell battery
- Paint: PS for polycarbonate