Hong Kong electric onroad chassis manufacturer Xpress has announced the release of an entry level version of its M-Chassis, the Arrow AM1S. Launching the shaft driven AM1, which is a M-Chassis size version of its Arrow AT1 1:10 electric touring car, back in June, the AM1S kit has been made more economical through the use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) for the Main Chassis and Top Deck instead of carbon fibre. The car also gets a more tradition shock tower set-up using FRP shock towers. The AM1S features 4WD Shaft Drive Floating Gearbox System with a sealed transmission gearbox with drive via composite instead of aluminium propeller shafts.
Following RC Xpress’ announcement in April that they have acquired the services of international Japanese Touring Car driver Yugo Nagashima, the electric Touring Car manufacturer has announced that it has signed another top Japanese driver in Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu. A podium finisher in both the 1:12 World Championship, Yoshiyasu finished 2nd to Akio Sobue at the recent Japanese Touring Car National Championship. Racing their Execute QII touring car, RC Xpress is looking forward to him helping them developing the car to a higher level.
Just in time for the indoor season, Xpress has released an aluminium chassis plate for their Execute XQ11 1:10 Electric Touring Car. The chassis which features extra holes for fine tunes chassis weights, is perfect for racing on carpet tracks but is also a great option for tuning the car for high grip outdoor asphalt tracks.
Xpress has released a number of optional parts for its latest 1:10 competition Touring Car. Launching the the Execute XQ11 in August, the Hong Kong manufacturer has a new aluminium locking wrench to make working on your Execute XQ11 easier by holding your spur in place to easily tighten the locking nut. The 6.5mm wrench side is for holding the ball studs under the arms in place. In terms of car parts they are offering an aluminium rear stiffener plate which allows you to adjust how much flex your chassis has. The centre line of the plate is raised, for you to install if you only want to adjust longitudinal flex. New aluminium uprights, that can be used in both the front and rear, make sure to get the correct side. Type A is used for the front left or rear right. while Type B is used for the front right or rear left. The car also gets optional front and rear split top decks to fine tune the car’s chassis flex.
Hong Kong chassis manufacturer Xpress has released details of its latest 1:10 competition Touring Car, the Execute XQ11. Building on the success of the previous XQ10 platform, it combines a number of new design features. The motor mount has been redesigned to accept up to 4 locations of bearings to tension your belt, with one of those being height adjustable. The spur mounting is now screw-less, secured by a single large plate for a more evenly mounted spur. Redesigned body stops help lift the body when cornering to prevent scraping on the track and preventing inconsistent performance. It gets easy to adjust caster angle by adding or removing shims to the front of the mount, without having to use special tools to measure caster. Through axle design in the uprights gives better support and increasing consistency and removing unwanted slop. Xpress has brought back the quick change steering ackermann setting through adjusting with inserts. Reinforced upper arms increase suspension stiffness and webbing can be cut for suspension flex tuning. Top deck flex can be adjusted through the plethora of holes in the top deck by adding/removing inserts and/or screws in the provided holes.
New from Xpress is their new Stiff Composite Spur Gears ensuring longevity and an efficient drivetrain. The mounting pattern has been designed to be able to fit most of the touring cars on the market and is available in 32P in 40-24-44T and 64P from 74T through to 116T.
Xpress has released a mid motor conversion kit for their Execute XQ2S entry level 1:10 Electric Touring Car. The performance upgrade kit moves the pulley to the middle of the drivetrain resulting in is equal length belts for both the front and rear for almost equal power delivery to both ends of the car allowing for earlier throttle exiting the corner. By moving the pulley, the motor has been moved forwards as well putting more weight forwards and changing the weight balance by shifting one of the most heavy objects on the car. The conversion kit includes a new chassis Plate, Upper Deck, Pulley, Bearings (9 pcs), Servo Mount Plate, Aluminium Servo Mount and two new Belts.
Hong Kong chassis manufacturer Xpress has released a new M-Chassis, the Arrow AM1. The shaft driven car is an M-Chassis version of the full size Arrow AT1 1:10 electric touring car. Sporting all the designs that made the Arrow AT1 a competitive chassis, they have turned it into a M-Chassis platform. The AM1 features 4WD Shaft Drive Floating Gearbox System with a sealed transmission gearbox with drive via aluminium propeller shafts which providing extra durability and weight saving. It uses the same self-lubricating plastic that is found on Arrow AT1 with suspension plastics the same as the XM1, so Xpress mini fans will have parts already.