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Special Edition R/C Product
1/10 R/C Super Astute (2018)
Item No: 47381

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Length: 379mm. Image shows painted and assembled kit.

A Super Legend
This re-release version of the Super Astute 2WD buggy assembly kit features updates while keeping largely to the design of the original released in 1991. It features a 2.5mm thickness FRP chassis with low center of gravity, plus 4-wheel double wishbone suspension employing CVA oil dampers, while metal bearings in suspension and steering linkage give sharp steering response. The built-in TTC (Tamiya Traction Control) system protects gears from impacts and gives stable drive, even on low-grip surfaces, allowing full enjoyment of the off-road. An efficient 0.5 module gear is included. High-traction front rib-spike and rear square spike tires provide superb response and awesome cornering. The model comes with a durable and lightweight polycarbonate body and rear wing, plus a protective undercowl.

Introducing the TTC
The TTC (Tamiya Traction Control system) both protects internal gears from impact and limits wheelspin for a more stable drive. Setup is simple, and can be performed with the unit attached to the model, removing the cap on the gearbox cover then adjusting the lock nut position. 0.5 module pinion gear gives efficient drive and great acceleration.

★Left: Semi-double deck frame consists of main frame and sub-chassis: a race-proven setup that is both streamlined and highly rigid.

★Right: R/C equipment and battery positions secure a low center of gravity. The use of low-profile servos is recommended.

★Left: This image gives a close-up look at the heart of this model's drivetrain: the TTC system with 0.5 module gear.

★Right: The FRP main chassis is a stylish shade of black. Different rear upright positions allow 3 differing centers of gravity.

Specifications
★Length: 379mm, Width: 245mm, Height: 150mm ★Wheelbase: 264mm@★Tread: 210mm (Front), 203mm (Rear) ★Tire Width/Diameter: 21/85mm (Front), 41/82mm (Rear) ★2.5mm FRP Semi-Double Deck Frame ★Rear-Wheel 2WD ★Planetary Gear Differential ★Tamiya Traction Control (TTC) system ★3-Piece Steering Tie-Rod ★4-Wheel Independent Double Wishbone Suspension with CVA Short Shock Units (Front) & CVA Long Shock Units (Rear) ★Gear Ratio = 8.49:1 (using kit-standard 0.5 module 25T pinion gear) ★Motor and Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) are sold separately.

Separately Required Items
★Motor ★2-Channel R/C System w/ESC ★R6/AA/UM3 batteries for transmitter ★Battery Pack & Charger

Information is correct as of January 7, 2019. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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