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Electric R/C Car Series no.710
Hotshot II Blockhead Motors
Item No: 58710


Length: 390mm. Image shows painted and assembled kit.

Customized Hotshot II
The Hotshot II debuted in 1987, a follow up to the Hotshot, our wildly popular first-ever shaft driven 4WD buggy. Now, the Hotshot II makes a re-appearance with various tweaks added by the famous Japanese designer Mr. Jun Watanabe. It features an overhauled color scheme of brilliant blue (body and wing are pre-painted in this color, and pre-cut), with a prominent white stripe. The driver figure position has also been reevaluated, while the upper deck and roll cage are new components, bringing the driver up to a more realistic location. Guards and car number plates were also designed by Watanabe, while the motor has a dedicated sticker.

Shaft Driven 4WD Chassis
Based upon the original Hotshot II design, this shaft driven 4WD chassis has sealed gearboxes and differentials front and rear and gives an intuitive drive. The front of the four-wheel double wishbone suspension employs a monoshock setup, with two dampers at the rear (all are CVA oil dampers molded in yellow), while metal plated parts such as uprights and wheels give the model a realistic look. The latter are shod with hybrid oval block/pin spike low-profile tires.


The model viewed from behind, complete with the rear guide designed by Watanabe.


Matte plated front uprights give the model a classy accent.


The front monoshock CVA oil damper is molded in yellow and joined by a stabilizer.


The driver figure has a slightly raised position, and is surrounded by a roll cage with window netting.


Crafted in metal, the roof-top includes an air intake, while guard plates are installed to the front and rear of the cockpit.


Car number plates add another customized touch to this model.


Rear uprights have a matte plated finish.


CVA oil dampers are used on the rear, their tension being adjustable via spacers.


Matte plated wheels are paired with semi-pneumatic hybrid tread tires.

Left: This kit also includes a polycarbonate rear wing, with lots of stickers to decorate it.

Right: Check out the model in action, in this video on our official YouTube channel!

Specifications
Length: 390 mm, width: 235 mm, height: 150 mm Weight: 1,285 g Tread: 205 mm (front), 200 mm (rear) Tire width/diameter: 31/88 mm (front), 38/88 mm (rear) ABS monocoque Shaft-driven 4WD 3-bevel differential gears 2-piece steering tie-rod 4-wheel double wishbone suspension Gear ratio = 8.70:1 Type 540 motor (with dedicated sticker) Electronic speed controller (ESC) is sold separately.

Separately Required Items
2-channel R/C system w/ESC R6/AA/UM3 batteries for transmitter Battery pack & charger

Information is current as of February 2, 2023. Specifications are subject to change without notice.