Team Associated have introduced a Ready-To-Run version of their SC8.2e 1:8 scale electric off road race truck. Modeled after Robby Wood’s short-course race truck as raced in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, the SC8.2e RTR takes the next evolutionary step in Team Associated’s 1:8 scale short-course line by adding the new performance suspension developed on their ROAR National Championship-winning RC8.2 buggy. It includes high-performance features like the XP SC1300-BL brushless electronic speed control with Deans Ultra Plug and a powerful Reedy 2000kv brushless motor. Also included is the XP 2.4GHz radio system with the high-torque S2008MG metal-gear servo that provides clean and consistent control.
The HPI Apache SC Flux is the ultimate in 1/8th scale 4wd Short Course action. With HB Race DNA suspension system from the World Championship Winning HB D8 buggy and FLUX Brushless power to all 4 wheels, it’s ready for competition straight out of the box. Add the legendary HPI durability and you have yourself a competition ready, bash-proof 4wd machine for all day, all-terrain fun. Rounding off the package are scale replica Yokohama Geolandar off-road tires and a detailed, pre-painted realistic short course style truck body.
Traxxas have updated their Slayer chassis with the release of the Pro 4×4 version. Based on the previous and very successful Slayer, this latest version features a new chassis and wishbones that give it a 30mm longer wheelbase and 26mm wider track than the original car. Now with a 10% larger footprint, this car’s new longer wheelbase chassis and wide track stance deliver enhanced stability in rough conditions and radically improved high speed cornering. Extreme TRX 3.3 power punches hard and revs fast to rip past the competition and the amazing Revo-Spec linkage-based suspension and hard-anodized GTR shocks deliver seemingly bottomless suspension travel that simulates the handling and jumping ability of full-size Pro 4X4 trucks. Slayer Pro 4X4’s new bodywork and officially licensed BF Goodrich or Kumho tires bring together scale looks and 50+mph performance for all-day fun, excitement, and competition.
The SC8e from Team Associated is the first 1:8 scale electric 4WD short-course race truck to include high-performance features like the Mamba Max Pro brushless electronic speed control with the Neu-Castle 2200kV brushless motor, all digitally controlled by Associated’s XP3-SS 2.4GHz 3-channel radio system. The result is the Rockstar/Makita SC8e RTR, where jaw-dropping scale realism meets race-bred high performance.
Team Associated have announced their completely detailed and realistic-looking Rockstar-Makita short-course truck bodies for the SC8, SC8e, SC10 and the new SC18 series of Team Associated Short Course vehicles. Available later this month, decals can also be purchased separately.
Having recently reviewed the gas powered SC8 from Team Associated, the company have now released an electric powered kit version, called the SC8e. Like the SC8, the SC8e was designed to meet the scale specifications and handling of full-size short course race trucks. It’s all there, a durable and realistic clear race truck body, KMC wheels with realistic off-road tires, scale suspension travel, full roll-cage and functional mud flaps result in an unparalleled scale experience. Good looks mean nothing without the engineering to back it up. Team Associated’s engineering team has developed a practical chassis design that incorporates the same exceptional strength, durability, cornering capability, jumping ability, and rough track handling that characterize the nitro SC8. With special features such as a hard anodized machined chassis, correctly balanced and optimized weight distribution, composite Big Bore shocks featuring 4mm gold shafts, and upgraded steering system, the SC8e is right at home on the race track – just like its full-size counterparts. Scale realism and electric power make the SC8 the must-have truck in 2009.
Team Associated have announced the release of the Travis Coyne edition Pro Comp SC8, the latest edition to their line of 1/8th scale, nitro 4WD, authentic race truck replicas. Based on the championship-winning RC8T truggy platform, the SC8 was designed to meet the scale specifications of the full-size short course race truck. It’s all there, Fully assembled and ready to go, underneath the replica body, roll cage and wheels beats the heart of a RC8T. Team Associated’s Pro.28 engine and XP3D Computerized Digital FM Radio system are factory installed. The differentials and shocks come filled with the proper silicone fluids, making it faster and easier than ever to get Team Associated SC8 performance out of the box and into the dirt.
Team Associated have officially announced the SC8, the first 1:8 scale, nitro 4WD offroad, authentic race truck replicas. Each SC8 comes decked out with one of four fully licensed race truck bodies, wheels and tires, designed to look just like the full size race trucks that run in short course off road series around the country. The world of high-performance R/C has never before seen this level of scale accuracy. Starting with the championship winning RC8T truggy platform, the SC8 was designed to meet the scale specifications of the full size short course race trucks. It’s all there, from the scale suspension travel, to the roll-cage tube diameter, to the functional mud flaps. The result is the SC8, a creation of an unparalleled scale experience at a level of performance that has never been seen before in true scale.