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Serpent Scoop: 1/8 scale electric onroad: 966-e (23/11/2009)


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Serpent 966-e onroad 1/8


Serpent has developed the 1st purpose made 1/8 scale electric onroad production car for onroad circuit use .

Its fully based on the  highly successful Serpent 966 platform and shares the main components, full independent suspension, 4wd, belt-drive.   The center section is now reserved for the electric components.

It features a purpose designed nylon bracket / holder for all components, like the 2 saddle Lipo packs 4800 or even higher capacity cells, the speedo and the receiver. The large high power BL motor is securely mounted on a sturdy alu motorplate between the rear 2-speed bracket and the alu radioplate support. Purpose made alu and/or steel pinion-gears, single speed principle.

All elements have been positioned in such a way that an optimal weight balance of the car is maintained. Charging and replacing electronics is very easy and accessable.

Silent high performance .. incredible acceleration ..amazing top-speeds .....

Planned introduction: Mid december 2009

Serpent will also offer a Conversion set, to change your 960 or 966 into a full blown electric racer ....   so  you may just want to hang on to your 2009 car for this purpose.