April 22, 2020

Hobbytech Spirit NXT GP 2.0 nitro RTR buggy

Coming soon from Hobbytech is their new Spirit NXT GP 2.0 1/8th scale ready-to-run nitro off-road buggy. The buggy builds on a sturdy aluminium chassis, it features widely adjustable and competitor-inspired suspension components as well as aluminium big bore shock absorbers with threaded shock bodies. Aluminium shock towers round out the package. The buggy is powered by a 3.5cc recoil starter engine and it comes factory assembled and including high-torque steering and throttle servos as well as a 2.4GHz radio system. A pre-decorated body shell and black multi-spoke rims with knobby high-grip tyres complete the ready-to-run package.

Source: Hobbytech [hobbytech-rc.com]

February 14, 2020

Hobbytech Spirit NXTE RR20 1/8th E-buggy

Hobbytech have introduced their new Spirit NXTE RR20 1/8th scale electric buggy competition kit. The vehicle builds on a 4mm 7075-T6 aluminium chassis and it features a front pivot ball suspension with reinforced suspension balls, large big bore shock absorbers with threaded aluminium shock bodies, aluminium upper caps and spring retainers, as well as carbon fibre shock towers with protective aluminium covers. The drivetrain utilises hardened steel components for durability, front and rear universal driveshafts for an efficient power supply and a 2-piece motor mount for sturdy and reliable motor mounting. Other features include aluminium steering components, a carbon fibre ESC mounting plate and a large battery tray that accepts either a single 4S or dual 2S LiPo packs. The kit is rounded out by a clear polycarbonate cab forward body shell.

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January 23, 2019

Hobbytech Spirit NXT EP 6S 2.0 RTR buggy

Hobbytech have introduced their new Spirit NXT EP 6S 2.0 1/8th scale ready-to-run E-Buggy. Designed for high speed bashing the buggy utilises ultra tough suspension components including a pivot ball front suspension design, it is equipped with sturdy shock towers, big bore aluminium shocks and powered by a waterproof 6S LiPo-compatible 150A speed controller and a 2000kV brushless motor. Other features include grippy tyres, a colourful bodyshell and a 2.4GHz radio system.

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July 25, 2013

Hobbytech Sprint RTR nitro buggy

Hobbytech Sprint RTR nitro buggy

The new Hobbytech Sprint RTR is a factory-assembled ready-to-run buggy of race-worthy specification. Based on a 3-diff drivetrain the buggy offers a widely adjustable, race-oriented suspension with 16mm aluminium big bore shock absorbers, alloy shock towers, adjustable turnbuckles and front CVD driveshafts. A GO21 3.5cc engines is already installed as are genuine Savöx metal gear servos, a polished tuned pipe and a 1400mAh 5-cell NiMH receiver batter pack. This all is covered by a pre-painted cab forward body shell and included with the vehicle comes also a digital 2.4GHz pistol grip transmitter and grippy tyres on black multi-spoke rims.

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December 13, 2012

Hobbytech STR8 GT race roller

Hobbytech STR8 GT race roller

Hobbytech have released their STR8 GT car. This 1/8th scale 4wd Pro GT8 class kit is brushless powered and is 3, 4 & 6S LiPo compatible. Featuring a narrow 3mm lightweight chassis plate design with optimal weight distribution and ultra low center of gravity. The car comes supplied with hard coated Pro CNC machined spiral cut helicoidal gears for front and rear and a clear polycarbonate GT body shell.

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July 14, 2012

Hobbytech Spirit EP 1/8th brushless buggy

Seen at this year’s toy fair Hobbytech have released their new Spirit EP 1/8th scale brushless chassis. This high spec competition buggy features a narrow 3mm lightweight chassis plate design with optimal weight distribution and ultra low center of gravity. Other highlights include machined aluminium rear hubs and steering knuckles, hard coated shock bodies, lightweight aluminium front and rear adjustable toe-in plates, a 2 piece motor mount and carbon fibre shock towers.

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February 2, 2012

Toy Fair 2012 – HobbyTech

HobbyTech have introduced the latest version of their Spirit buggy, the 2.0. Mostly a option upgrade, it comes as standard with machined aluminium shock towers in place of the original carbon ones for extra strength. There is new bladders for inside the shock absorbers which are reinforced and less likely to leak and there are also new shock pistons with 5×1.3mm holes and blank versions to allow you to create your own. There is also improved plastics and new front (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 & 2.6mm) and rear (2.3mm, 2.4mm, 2.5mm, 2.6mm & 2.7mm) anti-roll bars. Finally the car comes with a new cab forward body shell.

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October 21, 2011

Hobbytech STR8 X2 EP buggy

Hobbytech STR8 X2 EP buggy

French company Hobbytech have introduced their latest version of their STR8 buggy, the X2 EP. As the name suggests, this electric brushless powered 1/8th scale buggy features correctly balanced and optimized weight distribution and comes pre assembled as a race roller. Some of the features include CNC machined hard coated Spiral cut gears, 16mm big bore oil-filled aluminium threaded shocks, two piece motor mount for fast motor maintenance and new innovative battery tray design 3S or 4S or 6S LiPo capability.

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