HPI And Hot Bodies March Releases

Mar 28, 2012 2 Comments by

HPI and Hot Bodies has just released a ton of new gear for March. New releases include a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor body for your Savage monster truck, a 200mm Ford Focus RS touring car body, plus a new line of Hot Bodies Flux Pro brushless motors. Check out these products and more in the press release below:

Outfit the awesome Ford F-150 SVT Raptor on your Savage monster truck! With the iconic ‘FORD’ name across the updated front grill, extra-wide track, triple-bypass shocks, huge 6.2-liter V8 engine, custom graphics and many more unique features, the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor has taken the off-road community by storm, and now it’s ready to rip your favorite bashing spot to shreds! This body is molded from super-tough, extra-thick, clear polycarbonate plastic for toughness and resilience in the roughest of conditions. All HPI bodies feature clear overspray film to keep paint and marks off the outside of the body, molded markings for easy body post drilling, pre cut vinyl window masks, true-to-life decals and a full set of official HPI logos!

All HPI bodies feature:

Photorealistic, premium vinyl decals include window frames, headlights, grille, tail lights, roll bars, official logos and more – for a perfect finish with a lot of details clear overspray film and pre-cut vinyl window masks make painting fast and simple high quality polycarbonate with excellent impact resistance – for extra strength and long life. Body post drill marks clearly show where to make body post holes. Fits Savage Nitro or FLUX trucks with standard wheelbase.

#106562 FORD F-150 SVT RAPTOR BODY $40.00

Ford Focus RS 200mm Touring Car Body

Ready to fit 200mm touring car chassis, the new Ford Focus RS body is the perfect way to own the road!

The full-size Ford Focus RS is a true powerhouse: packing over 300hp into a front-wheel drive chassis, the RS is even more powerful than the highly feared Focus ST! Our 1/10 scale version shows off the aggressive styling that tells hot hatch owners to watch out, including the front splitter, side skirts and more of what really sets the RS version apart from a normal family Focus.

This body is molded from super-tough, extra-thick, clear polycarbonate plastic for toughness and resilience in the roughest of conditions. All HPI bodies feature clear overspray film to keep paint and marks off the outside of the body, molded markings for easy body post drilling, pre-cut vinyl window masks, true-to-life decals and a full set of official HPI logos!

All HPI bodies feature:

Photorealistic, premium vinyl decals include window frames, headlights, grill, tail lights, roll bars, official logos and more – for a perfect finish with a lot of details. Clear overspray film and pre-cut vinyl window masks make painting fast and simple. High quality polycarbonate with excellent impact resistance – for extra strength and long life. Body post drill marks clearly show where to make body post holes. Fits any 1/10 scale touring car, 190mm wide chassis will need offset wheels.

#105344 FORD FOCUS RS BODY (200mm) $34.00

FLUX Rage 1/8 Brushless ESC

Fit your car or truck with the latest high-power speed controller from the HPI FLUX range!

The FLUX Rage is a tough 1/8th scale BRUSHLESS ESC that’s designed to take the rigors of rallycross buggy and truggy racing and bashing. Run this speedo to its limits and it just keeps coming back for more! Have a blast with the normal forward/reverse/brake mode or switch it into race mode for maximum power – you can even use this in powerful crawling machines with the forward/reverse only mode for no braking action!

Fully programmable ABS, drag brake, braking force, reverse force, motor timing and punch allows you to totally customize the feel of the Rage to your driving style and needs. You can even use the HPI #101280 programmer to make the adjustments even easier.

A low-voltage cut-off protects the battery pack, and the controller is protected by a thermostat that automatically shuts it down in the case of overheating.

Continuous Current 80A
Burst Current 380A
6-12 cell NiMH or 2-4 cell LiPo
BEC Output 6v/1.5A
Dimensions 47.6 x 54.5 x 37.1mm
Weight: 105g
Sensorless

Three Running modes:

  • Racing (Forward and Brake only)
  • Forward, Reverse and Brake
  • Forward and Reverse (no brake) for rock crawling

Totally programmable

Proportional ABS brake function with 4 steps of brake force adjustment, 8 steps of drag-brake force adjustment, 4 steps of initial brake force adjustment, 4 steps of reverse force adjustment, 8 steps of motor timing adjustment and 9 soft start (punch) mode settings from soft to aggressive.

Multiple protection features:

  • Low voltage cut off protection for LiPo or NiMH/NiCd battery
  • Overheat protection for the ESC

Easy programming with only one setup button, and is compatible with the pocket sized #101280 2 in 1 Professional Program Card

#101712 FLUX RAGE 1:8th SCALE 80AMP BRUSHLESS ESC $139.00

FLUX Scream 1/8 Brushless Motor

The FLUX Scream is the perfect match for any 1/8th scale electric buggy or truggy!

With 1965Kv on tap, this massive BRUSHLESS motor gives jaw-dropping acceleration and blinding top speeds! Match it with the #101712 FLUX Rage 1:8th scale 80Amp BRUSHLESS ESC for a perfect blend of grunt and all-out speed with twin 2S power for up to 14.4 volts of juice!

Shaft Diameter – 5mm
Diameter – 42mm
Length – 68mm (without shaft)
Shaft length – 18.5mm
Weight – 345g
Machined aluminum casing
Ball bearing supported shaft

#101713 FLUX SCREAM 1:8th SCALE 1965 KV BRUSHLESS MOTOR $139.00

Waterproof Receiver Box For The Mini-Trophy Or Desert Trophy truck

Protect the radio receiver in your Mini-Trophy or Desert Trophy truck from water, snow and mud with this excellent Waterproof Receiver Box!

This waterproof receiver box set includes everything you need for no-worry fun in wet and muddy conditions:
receiver box, rubber gasket and more.

Keep your electronics dry and safe with the HPI Waterproof Receiver Box!

#106960 WATERPROOF RECEIVER BOX (DESERT TROPHY) $10.00

FLUX Reload V2 Brushless ESC

The fantastic FLUX Reload speed controller is now waterproof and more powerful.

If you’re looking for a electronic speed control that is totally waterproof and protected from the elements as well as being fully programmable and suitable for 3S LiPo power, look no further than the FLUX Reload V2 BRUSHLESS ESC! This speedo has everything you could want for fun running, bashing, and track use!

Combine with the #1012789 FLUX Shot BRUSHLESS Motor for a major boost to any standard brushed motor RTR kit!

Spec:

Continuous Current – 60A – V1 was only 35A!
3S Capability – V1 was only 2S!
Burst Current – 190A
4-9 cell NiMH or 2 cell LiPo (the fan is rated at 7.2v)
BEC Output – 6v/1.5A
Dimensions – 32.5×27.5x24mm (Fan not included)
Weight – 30g
Sensorless
Waterproof!

Features:

  • Three Running modes – Racing (brake only), Reverse and Rock Crawler.
  • Proportional ABS brake function with 4 steps of brake force adjustment, 8 steps of drag-brake force adjustment, 4 steps of initial brake force adjustment, 4 steps of reverse force adjustment, 8 steps of motor timing adjustment and 9 soft start (Punch) mode settings from soft to aggressive.

Multiple protection features:

  • Low voltage cut off protection for LiPo or NiMH/NiCd battery.
  • Overheat protection for the ESC, Throttle signal loss protection and motor blocked protection.
  • Easily programmed with only one setup button, and is compatible with the pocket sized 2 in 1 professional program card. (Available separately as #101280)

#101749 FLUX RELOAD V2 WATERPROOF BRUSHLESS ESC $99.00

Savage XS Center Universal Drive Shaft Set

More efficiency means more speed and extra-long runtime, and that’s what you get with the Center Universal Drive Shaft Set for the Savage XS!

This set of universal driveshafts will also make maintenance easier and increase the overall durability of your Savage XS!

#106730 CENTER UNIVERSAL DRIVE SHAFT SET (FRONT/REAR) $40.00

Savage XS Wheelie Bar Set

Maximize your fun with a wheelie bar set designed specifically for the Savage XS!

This set includes everything you need to assemble and install a unique wheelie bar on the rear of your Savage XS for maximum wheelie-popping fun and laughs!

#106408 WHEELY BAR SET (SAVAGE XS) $16.00

Blitz 3s LiPo Battery Spacer Set

Use this convenient Battery Spacer Set in your Blitz short course truck to fit the larger 3S, 11.1 volt battery packs for extra power and maximum top speed!

This set includes spacers and extra-long hardware to fit most hard-case 3S LiPo batteries in any HPI Blitz truck.

#107439 BLITZ LIPO 3S BATTERY SPACER SET $10.00

Flux Pro Brushless Motors

Max out the potential of your racing machine with the HB HPI FLUX PRO BRUSHLESS full line of racing motors!

Available in a full range of winds suitable for all types of cars, buggies, trucks and more, the Flux PRO motors are your ticket to the winner’s circle! These sensored motors feature adjustable timing to provide the fine touch that pro-level racers need, and the covered outer bearing and machined aluminium case give you durability and peace of mind when you’re out on the track, fighting for the lead. Powerful neodymium magnets work with the sintered 12.5mm rotor to give racers powerful acceleration and plenty of torque to suit a wide range of driving styles and car types, and optional rotors are available to fine-tune the power band of the motor for your specific needs.

The Flux PRO motors are fully rebuildable and all spares will be available from model shops.

#101723 FLUX PRO 3.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101724 FLUX PRO 4T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101725 FLUX PRO 4.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101726 FLUX PRO 5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101727 FLUX PRO 5.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101728 FLUX PRO 6.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101729 FLUX PRO 7.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101730 FLUX PRO 8.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101731 FLUX PRO 10.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101732 FLUX PRO 13.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $130.00
#101734 FLUX PRO 21.5T COMPETITION BRUSHLESS MOTOR $120.00

There is also a full product line of replacement parts for your Flux Pro Competition Brushless Motor:

101809 – SINTERED 12.2mm ROTOR $45.00
101810 – SINTERED 12.5mm ROTOR (STD.) $45.00
101811 – SINTERED 12.8mm ROTOR $45.00
101812 – SINTERED 13.0mm ROTOR $45.00
101813 – SINTERED 13.5mm ROTOR $45.00
101814 – SENSOR WIRE 80mm $6.00
101815 – SENSOR WIRE 120mm $6.00
101816 – SENSOR WIRE 200mm $7.00
101817 – FRONT COVER WITH BEARING (BLACK) $20.00
101818 – SENSOR BACK COVER WITH BEARING (BLACK) $35.00
101819 – TIMING RING (BLACK) $9.00
101820 – SCREW M3x46.5mm (3pcs) $6.00
101821 – HIGH SPEED BEARING 4x10x4mm (2pcs) $15.00
101822 – INTERNAL COOLING FAN FOR ROTOR $8.00

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2 Responses to “HPI And Hot Bodies March Releases”

  1. dwayne baker says:

    hey i was just wondering when the new gasoline engine,and gasoline truck lineup comes out? you guys say on your website that its out in march. i’ve been waiting all march for this release, and alot of your customers were too. anyway i plan on purchasing your new gasoline powered savage when it comes out. thanks.

  2. Trevor "Chilly" Duncan says:

    I haven’t heard of a release date yet either. There appears to be some delays in releasing this now.

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