Having already announced details on their modified EM versions, Mega have introduced their all new DS4 standard line. The line up includes two buggy engines, the ZX21 5-port and the ZX21-S 3-port, a .21 circuit engine, the ZX21 7-port, and finally a ZX12 2.1cc touring car engine. Easily recognized by their silver colour crankcases, they are cost effective introduction to the Mega DS4 line and all engines are available sperately or as part of a Mega powerpack that includes an inline pipe set packaged in a handy Mega power bag.
Following on from the release of the new DS4 on road engines earlier in the week, Mega have introduced their new DS4 buggy motors. The result of continuous development in cooperation with the Mega team and Picco, the new ZX12 DS4 comes in a 7 port and 3 port version with the former featuring improved liner fit, which is set a little higher in the crankcase than the previous version creating a better alignment with the ports. The engine also sports a new lightweight cooling head and finned combustion chamber as well as a new carburetor with improved needles. Also available in an EM version, it has a black case, improved lightweight crankshaft, hand selected piston/liner and work done to the ports of the liner. The 3 port engine is a basic buggy motor which also comes in pull start version.
Mega have released the latest generation DS4 ZX21 and ZX12 engines, the result of continuous development in cooperation with the Mega racing team and Picco. The ZX21 3.5cc circuit engine features a new 7 port ABC set, new cooling head with 3-fin combustion chamber and crankshaft with new timing. Also available in the hand tuned EM version, it additionally sports a black case, lightweight crankshaft, hand selected piston & liner and hand work on the porting. The ZX12 2.1cc engine has a new cooling head and new back plate, with the EM version sporting the same upgrades as on the ZX21 version.
Taiwanese car manufacturer EDAM were showing off a prototype of their new as yet unnamed 1/8th scale on road car. A complete overhaul of their previous car, with new chassis plate, radio plate, wishbones, rear body mount and braking system, it is again a conventional but solid design. They also are displaying their Spirit 981 Gold Edition 1/10th 200mm chassis, with gold anodised parts and supplied with many optional parts as standard.
Following on from the announcement of the updated engine line by Mega, comes the release of the ZX21 circuit engines. Available in 2 versions, the new DSIII is available as standard and also as an Eduardo Modified version. The standard version features an improved liner-fit, the liner is seated a little higher in the crankcase creating an even better alignment with the ports. The EM version additionally has a black-case, improved lighter crankshaft with silicone, hand-selected piston/liner/conrod combination, tear-drop workings on the ports. Both engines sport new graphics on the cooling head.
Serpent have released details on their 2009 Mega engine line up, which are the result of continuous development in cooperation with Picco over the previous season to bring you some important modifications. The new line up is called DSIII and pricing on the Mega engines will remain on the very affordable level as before. The entire range has been given a makeover and full details on all the engines can be found below.
Serpent have announced the release of their European Championship winning small block .15 engine, the ZX15 SB DSII+. One of the few engines available for the 1/10th scale 235mm class, this high performance 5-port engine has been designed for top level competition and comes complete with taller liner, durable pistong and conrod, easy to adjust design carburettor, orange cooling head and superbly finished grey anodised crankcase.
Serpent have announced another new engine with the release of their latest 2.1cc Mega engine, the ZX12 DSII+ EM, which also features internal work done by engine master Eduardo Picco, with the crankshaft having been lightened and filled with red silicone, while the centre bore has also been increased for better fuel flow. The liner and combustion chamber have been lengthened and there has some of the ports have been tear dropped to optimise fuel flow and improve performance.