HPI Announces Baja 5B With D-Box Technology And The Boss 302 Is Finally Real
HPI’s Baja 5B is now being released with its D-Box 2 installed and ready to make it more stable than before on all surfaces. Also included are items such as AA batteries for the radio, a large receiver battery with charter for the receiver and high performance gear like an 8,000 RPM clutch, 700cc fuel tank, and long travel suspension. Of course you also get 23cc 2-stroke gas power to get it rolling. We were very excited when the Boss 302 was announced at the Nuremberg Toy Fair (you can see the post by clicking here) and it has taken almost a year to hit the hobby shop shelves. Under the body you’ll find all the parts that make up the Baja 5B and tires and rims designed to tear up the pavement. You can find out more about both these awesome vehicles by scrolling down and checking out the press releases from HPI below.
Ready-To-Run BAJA 5B with D-Box 2
Take command of the biggest buggy available from HPI Racing, now fitted with HPI’s exclusive D-Box 2 tech! With a mighty 23cc 2-stroke engine powering the huge, 10kg (22lb) rear-wheel drive Baja 5B buggy, you can easily hit speeds over 30mph!
Heavy duty drivetrain option parts installed
Extra-thick aluminum monocoque chassis
700cc fuel tank that provides 45 minutes of driving
8,000 RPM performance clutch
VVC/HD externally adjustable shock absorbers
Long-travel durable suspension
Viscous torque differential
All-terrain racing tires
Super-durable real beadlock wheels
Enclosed radio box
Adjustable heavy duty racing rear wing
Durable roll cage to protect the engine
Gunmetal anodizing for super-cool looks
Complete set of ball bearings
6V 3000mAh receiver pack and wall charger
4 AA batteries for transmitter
HPID8800 – Ready-To-Run BAJA 5B with D-Box 2 – $1115.00
Baja 5R 1970 Ford Mustang Boss RTR
Go big or go home — that’s the statement the 1/5 scale Baja 5R Ford Mustang Boss 302 makes when it’s heating up the pavement. At nearly 3 feet long and sporting a bright orange and black Boss 302 body, this car commands attention. Its looks are matched by its performance, thanks to a Fuelie 23cc 2-stroke gasoline engine. For decades the Ford Mustang Boss 302 has been the iconic muscle car, and HPI has replicated it as a big, bold R/C street machine.
The drivetrain is based on the super-tough Baja 5B desert buggy; the suspension is customized for on-road performance
Hear and feel the raw power of the pre-installed
Fuelie 23cc 2-stroke gasoline engine
An 8,000 rpm racing clutch delivers wheel-spinning torque for top-end speeds
Drive for up to 45 minutes before re-filling the 700cc fuel tank
The detailed, officially licensed 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302 body is factory-finished
8-spoke racing wheels add vintage looks; real rubber Tarmac Buster tires offer superior gripping power
Just fill ‘er up with standard gasoline and roll — all batteries, plus a charger, are included!
Length: 34 in (863 mm)
Front Width: 18.1 in (460 mm)
Rear Width: 18.9 in (480 mm)
Height: 9 in (228 mm)
Ride Height: 1.4 in (35 mm)
Weight (approx.): 21.3 lb (9.6 kg)
Wheelbase: 22.4 in (570 mm)
#115123 – Baja 5R 1970 Ford Mustang Boss RTR – $1299.99
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