July 30, 2019

Roche Rapide P12G Evo 1/12th scale pan car kit

Roche have announced the release of their new Rapide P12G Evo 1/12th scale pan car kit. The latest evolution step of the World Championship winning car features a new 2.5mm USA-made carbon fibre chassis and rear power pod plate, a redesigned 7075 aluminium low centre of gravity motor mount as well as a redesigned top and lower pod plate that allows to add weight when running a gear differential. New to the P12G Evo is also a 3.0mm carbon fibre rear chassis brace. Other features include an updated centre shock position, a mini and micro servo compatible floating servo mount, new design graphite lower front arms, as well as a wheelbase adjustment alloy front lower bulkhead. A new bellcrank steering system, graphite front bumper mount, Urethane front bumper and a black 16-ball spur gear round out the package.

– New design 2.5mm high grade USA graphite materials main chassis and rear bottom pod
– New design 7075 aluminium low CG motor mount
– New design graphite top plate and rear pod plate, allow gear diff weight balancing
– New design 3.0mm graphite rear chassis brace
– New design centre damper position
– New design 7075 aluminium adjustable floating servo mount/centre damper mount. Mini and micro size servo compatible, width adjustable 28-31mm/31-33mm.
– New design graphite front lower arm and plastic pivot
– New design 7075 aluminium front lower bulkhead. Short/long wheelbase adjustable
– New design bell crank steering system. 6-step Ackermann fine-tuning
– New design graphite front bumper
– New urethane large foam bumper
– New 64 pitch (16 balls) black spur gear
– Big bore centre damper, centre spring, POM piston
– 7075 aluminium easy adjustment side spring holder
– 7075 aluminium steering turnbuckle (M3x42mm)/(M3x16mm)
– 7075 differential hub and wheel hub compatible with M2.5x8mm cap screws
– Wheel base +/-2.0mm adjustable on front lower aluminium suspension block (199mm/201mm)
– Caster adjustment: 1.8/3.25/6.15 deg
– Low friction coating pivot balls
– Polished kingpin and upper hinge pin
– Spring steel upper arm turnbuckle (M3x15mm)
– Spring steel front axle
– High grade composite front suspension plastic parts from Xenon Racing
– Cross-chassis alignment battery placement
– 7075 aluminium main shaft holder, precise adjustment ride height by spacers. +/-1mm forward/backward main shaft position adjustment.
– High precision ball differential and reliable carbon main shaft
– Aluminium 4.3mm reinforced ballstuds

Source: Roche [rocherc.com]


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