Touring Cars Vaterra RC V100 RC 4WD Chassis DriftMission12

Published on February 10th, 2013 | by DriftMission.com Staff

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Vaterra RC V100 4WD Shaft Chassis

Just announced from Horizon Hobby comes a new brand of RC products called Vaterra RC The new V100 4WD shaft driven chassis has some nice features like waterproof electronics and detailed bodies and wheels!!

They are expected to be released at the end of March 2013, and are offering some pre-order prices on the RTR versions for $239. This probably won’t make for much of a RC Drift chassis yet due to the lack of steering angle, suspension setup, and no adjustable camber. There are some option parts that may address some of these issues in the future. The body options look more impressive than the chassis, currently there are 3 bodies to be released. The 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS, 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1, and a 2012 Nissan GT-R. The bodies appear to feature great details and realistic plastic exhausts / bumpers, they don’t appear to have light buckets which is rather unfortunate considering all the work put into the details. We suspect this may be due to the “Waterproof Electronics” claim, but time will tell!

Body Options / Part Numbers

  • VTR230002 – 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL-1 Clear Body Set: V100
  • VTR230005 – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS Clear Body Set: V100
  • No Part # – 2012 Nissan GTR Clear Body Set : V100
  • VTR230008 – 2012 Nissan GT-R Body Set, Black: V100
  • VTR230010 – 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS Body Set, Gun Metal: V100
  • VTR230007 – 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Body Set, Red: V100

Product Specifications

  • Scale: 1/10
  • Length: 14.85 in (371mm)
  • Width: 7.76 in (194mm) with 30mm rear tires
  • Height: 4.41 in (112mm)
  • Ground Clearance: 0.25 in (6mm)
  • Wheelbase: 10.25 in (256mm)
  • Chassis: Injection-molded
  • Suspension: Independent
  • Drivetrain: 4WD shaft drive
  • Motor or Engine: Brushed 540
  • Radio: Spektrum™ DX2E 2-channel
  • Batteries: 1800mAh Ni-MH 6-cell flat w/EC3™ connector
  • Charger: 2A Ni-MH AC peak charger
  • Wheel Size: 2.16 in (54mm) X 1.05 in (26mm) & 1.2 in (30mm)
  • Kit/RTR: Ready-to-run (everything included)
  • Shock Type: Injection-molded friction
  • Body: Polycarbonate, painted
  • Ball Bearings: Complete drivetrain
  • Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
  • Experience Level: Beginner

Horizon Hobby is extremely excited to announce the newest addition to their vehicle line up with our newest surface brand, Vaterra RC. Vaterra has been designed to appeal to the true motorsports fan, offering a complete line up of cars and trucks, each one specifically created to offer an authentic motorsports experience.

Source: Vaterra RC

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  • Amir Firdaus

    It’s great but not cheap….but with the Spektrum Radio, it’s a good deal

    • DriftMission

      its an interesting starter kit thats for sure.

  • Mike

    hey guys we are anticipating these aswell so far there off road series looks great but im waiting on these on road babies to check drift capabilities

    • DriftMission

      yeah, should be interesting.

  • mike

    beautiful bodies starter drift capable not to many upgrades yet but after speaking with horizon they are drifting wit with abs tires and a 3s battery pretty wild but its holding up the tech told me its actually and beefier chassis to replace hpi’s e10

  • mike

    we’ve got the 2012 camaro in stock, great detailed body, rtr, and @$300 @hobbymasters in the usa

    • mike

      aswell as aluminum option parts being avaible

    • wilkewhaq

      Do you have the bodies available?

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