December 8, 2016

Roche Rapide P12-2017 1/12th scale pan car kit

UK Roche distributor Zen Racing has released first images and information on the Rapide P12-2017 1/12th scale pan car kit. The car builds on the 2016 IFMAR World Championships and ROAR Nationals winning car and it utilises a newly designed 2.5mm carbon fibre chassis and rear power pod plate. Other areas that received a make over are the floating servo plate, the front lower aluminium bulkheads, the rear alloy chassis brace and the low centre of gravity motor mount. The rear centre top plates also are of a new design to accommodate the Rolling Friction Adjust System RFAS and included in the kit are furthermore a new big bore centre shock and new diff and clamping wheel hubs that allow the use of M2.5x8mm screws. The kit is rounded out by redesigned alloy side spring mounts and aluminium steering turnbuckles. More information and images should become available in time for the release.

New features:
– New design 2.5mm high grade USA graphite materials main chassis and rear bottom pod
– New design floating servo plate
– New design 7075 aluminium low CG motor mount
– New design graphite top plate and chassis brace with “RFAS – Rolling Friction Adjust System”
– New design 7075 aluminium rear chassis brace mount
– New design aluminium front lower bulkhead
– New design centre damper position
– New big bore centre damper, centre spring, POM piston
– New design 7075 aluminium easy adjust side spring holder
– New 7075 aluminium steering turnbuckle (M3x42mm)
– New differential hub and clamping wheel hub compatible with M2.5x8mm cap screws (2mm hex)

Source: Zen Racing []


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