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.