September 28, 2018

Vaterra 1972 Chevy Suburban Ascender-S 4WD RTR

Vaterra have introduced their new 1972 Chevy Suburban Ascender-S 4WD RTR truck. The ready-to-run rig brings the full-scale SUV’s long-held reputation of being brash, commanding, and powerful to 1/10-scale RC enthusiasts. At the core of its scale off-road performance is the Ascender chassis. The platform takes scaler technology to new heights with features like stamped-steel ladder frames, an adjustable wheelbase, locked differentials, and one of the most capable off-road suspensions available. The trucks comes equipped with waterproof electronics, a pre-painted body shell and grippy tyres as well as a Spektrum STX2 radio system.

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September 27, 2018

Vaterra 1972 Chevy Camaro SS V100 4WD RTR

The Vaterra 1972 Camaro SS is a faithful recreation of the full-size muscle car designed for true auto enthusiasts as well as beginner consumers. Classic car fans will love the incredible scale details, while RC enthusiasts won’t be able to get enough of the AWD shaft driven drivetrain and proven V100-S chassis. It features an officially licensed body, 2.4GHz radio system and waterproof components. Plus, the ’72 Camaro has LED headlights and taillights for nighttime RC fun. The chassis comes fully equipped with a 15T brushed motor, waterproof electronics and all that is needed to get this bad boy running is a 2S LiPo or 6-cell NiMH battery with EC3 connector as well as an appropriate battery charger.

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August 23, 2018

Vaterra introduce new Ascender option parts

Vaterra have introduced two new optionals for the Ascender trail truck in the form of a lower transmission shaft set and a solid mount battery tray conversion. The trans shaft set includes the new v2 drive shaft cups for improved durability and efficiency while the solid mount battery tray conversion allows to run standard battery packs in the popular rig. Also included is mounting material and a hook and loop strap battery mount.

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February 15, 2018

Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 pickup truck

Coming soon on Vaterra’s proven V-100 S 1/10th 4WD on-road chassis is the 1972 Chevy C10 pickup truck. The shaft-driven chassis is equipped with scale brake callipers and rotors, chrome-plated rims with street tyres, the body comes decked-out with LED lights and the slammed street truck is controlled by a glitch-free 2.4GHz radio system. Waterproof electronics make for go everywhere capabilities and the truck is propelled by a 15T 540-class brushed motor. An officially licensed Chevy C10 body in black or red colour tops off the package that will hit stores in March.

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November 9, 2017

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Coming soon from Horizon Hobby is the Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Bind-N-Drive 1/10th 4WD trail truck. It builds on the Ready-to-Run variant but comes without a transmitter and features working LED lights, an officially licensed Ford F-100 body and a caged back with real aluminium panels and spare tyre. The cab is painted in an era correct two-tone colour combo and the truck uses existing Spektrum DSMR/DSM2 radios. Other parts needed for completion include a 2S shorty LiPo pack with EC3 connector and a suitable charger.

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October 25, 2017

Pro-Line 1979 Ford F-150 trail truck body shell

Pro-Line have introduced their new 1979 Ford F-150 clear body for the Vaterra Ascender trail truck. Designed to make use of the vehicle’s built-in rear cage the body depicts the iconic F-150, a classic vintage truck with carefully sculpted rectangular head lights and bold front grill. The body is a direct fit, it comes clear, including window masks and a decal sheet.

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October 8, 2016

MIP Ascender X-Duty C-Drive centre driveshaft kit

MIP Ascender X-Duty C-Drive centre driveshaft kit

MIP’s popular X-Duty C-Drive centre driveshaft kit is now also available for the Vaterra Ascender. Designed to offer improved durability the splined driveshafts take a lot of abuse even when running the truck in the toughest of terrains and with a powerful motor. The set is made from high-grade alloy steel, heat-treated and it includes all needed parts to convert the centre driveline of the truck. The set fits the Ascender, K105, K5 and Ford Bronco and it becomes available by mid-October.

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June 16, 2016

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

Vaterra have introduced a new variant of their popular Ascender 1/10th 4WD trial and scale truck. The 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender comes with a scale bodyshell with functional spare tire and wheel, waterproof electronics, aluminium panels and more. The 4WD chassis offers adjustable wheelbase and it is equipped with licensed Super Swamper tyres for all-terrain performance. A metal gear transmission with locked differential further adds to the truck’s go-everywhere attitude as do the oil-filled moulded shock absorbers. Finally the ready-to-run package includes a genuine Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio system with everything needed for completion are just a battery pack for the truck and a suitable charger.

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