The Silver Champ
The Buggy Champ, also known as the Rough Rider and the catalyst of the "Buggy Boom" when it was released in 1979, now comes as a special limited edition model featuring a body beautifully painted in Mica Silver and finished with a durable urethane coating. Kit comes with stickers to let you push the finishing touch on your machine.
Chassis features a 2mm thick FRP plate with an aluminum reinforcing plate for strength and flexibility to ensure stability. 4-wheel independent suspension features front double trailing arm and rear swing axle setups, die-cast suspension arms, and oil dampers. Electronics and battery are protected by a durable clear plastic mechanism box. Comes equipped with full ball bearings to reduce friction loss, and mounted on the 3-piece center-lock wheels are grooved front tires and rear tires with block tread pattern that ensure superb off-road performance.
- The body is pre-painted in Mica Silver and a urethane top coat is applied to achieve a beautiful finish as well as enhanced durability.
- Front suspension features a double trailing arm setup with die-cast suspension arms as well as grooved front tires.
- Steering linkage features a protective steering rod sleeve. Servo comes equipped with a servo saver to protect against shocks.
- Clear plastic mechanism box protects the R/C unit against dust, and its lid can be easily detached by cam locks.
- Gearbox is made with die-cast and clear plastic parts and fully-encloses the motor and gears to provide superb protection against dust and debris.
- Rear suspension features a swing axle setup that has oil dampers and torsion bar springs to effectively absorb shocks.
- Semi-pneumatic rear rubber tires features a block tread pattern for high grip. The positive camber setup is seen on actual Baja Buggies.
- Length: 400mm, Width: 210mm, Height: 150mm
- Wheelbase: 250mm
- Tread: 170mm (Front), 175mm (Rear)
- Tire Width/Diameter: 19mm/74mm (Front), 35mm/83mm (Rear)
- Chassis: 2mm Thick FRP Plate with Reinforcing Aluminum Plate
- Rear-Mounted Motor, Rear-Wheel Drive
- Weight: Approx: 1730g
- Type 540 Motor included (Compatible with kit-included motor or Item 53689 540J Motor only)
- No Differential Gears
- Front Suspension: Double Trailing Arm, Rear SUspension: Swing Axle
- 4 Oil Dampers
- Gear Ratio=6.5:1 or 9.3:1
Separately Required Items
- Batteries for transmitter