Hot bodies by HPI, continues the 1/8th scale racing tradition with there brand new buggy, the Hot bodies D8! The D8 platform was designed in the USA with competition in mind. Relentless testing sessions by HB’s team of World Class Drivers has proven that the D8 will not only be the fastest car on the track, integrating ease of driving, and completely capable of excelling in the hands of both novice and factory drivers. Hot bodies World Class design team has also taken extensive measures to give you the fastest, most durable vehicle at the rc race track, with a value that has to be seen to be believed. The affordability of this top level race machine allows you to spend more on tires and spares which will keep your car in dominating shape without creating a rc economic crisis. If you’re a serious driver, and have plans to be in the winner’s circle at your local off road rc track, you are going to want to take a serious look at the Hot bodies D8!
Next-generation centralized & balanced chassis design provides stable air-time, quicker steering, and fast response.
Optimized Suspension Geometry to attack the rigors of the new age 1/8th scale tracks. Centralized Weight Distribution provides superb balance with increased transitional agility.
The over-sized shock package is the largest in its class allowing the D8 to recover from the roughest of landings. Whether you’re making a big-air jump pass in the main or taking a flying leap over a building, the D8’s 16mm Big Bore shocks will allow you to jump, and land with confidence.
You can’t have the total package of racing perfection without a great steering system, and the D8 does not disappoint. Servo saver, turnbuckles, steel drag link, sway bar and more, all in one tight package.
The one piece tray allows for easy maintenance, it can be removed in one section when you need to clean the dirt off your ride.
Grab a larger piece of turf with the D8’s maxed out wheel dimensions. The largest wheels allowed under ROAR rules, these puppies will put more of your tread on the ground so you can put more of your rivals behind you.
Utilizing 1/5th scale technology the D8 implements a new clunk design which will use every drop of fuel whether your racing to the line, or upside down waiting for a marshal.
The new pro filter design provides a larger surface area for your engine to breath.
A rock solid single piece mount makes removal and installation of your engine as easy as removing 4 screws. The one piece design allows you to set the gear mesh once and not worry about adjustments during maintenance.
The D8 brake linkage setup puts both links on top of the middle deck, making disassembly and maintenance very quick and simple.
CNC-machined suspension mounts hold the hinge pins in place without e-clips anywhere. The captured hinge pin design makes maintenance easy!
Bottom line -A Proven World Champion!
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Chassis Length (from Bumper to rear wing end) no tire: 500mm
Kit Weight: 3.4kg (7.5lbs) with racing gear
Drive System: 4WD Shaft System
A word from the Designer “Josh Alton”