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July 15, 2015

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Following a recent teaser Serpent have now released more information and images of the forthcoming Viper 977 Evo 1/8th scale nitro on-road kit. The latest incarnation of Serpent’s World Championship winning 977 platform will feature the SL8 XLi super-low inertia 2-speed gearbox, new 0.8 pitch composite gears, hardened 0.8 pitch clutch gears as well as an optimised 7075-T6 aluminium chassis with improved flex characteristics and weight slide system. Also included in the Evo kit is a new 2.5mm carbon fibre radio plate with ball-raced central flex system, a new front bumper with inserts and an improved rear body mount. The kit will ship in the third week of July.

New key features
– SL8 XLi 2-speed gearbox with super low inertia
– Composite 2-speed gears with 0.9 pitch
– Centax hard-coated aluminium clutch gears with 0.9 pitch
– 7075-T6 aluminium chassis plate with optimised flex and weights slide
– 2.5mm Carbon fibre radio plate with aluminium mid-flex system
– Aluminium central flex system with bearings
– Front bumper with inserts
– New geometry with narrower front end
– Improved rear body mount

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Serpent Viper 977 Evo 1/8th nitro on-road kit

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]



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