HPI RTR Ivan Stewart Edition 4WD Desert Trophy Truck

May 02, 2012 2 Comments by

This new desert trophy truck comes with an Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart Toyota pick-up truck body and is packed with great features like officially licensed Yokohama Geolandar tires, aluminum hubs, oil filled shocks with threaded shocks bodies, and it even comes with two spare tires for even more scale realism.  Check out all the features in the official press release below:

We’re proud to release the Desert-Trophy with an officially authorized, vintage style Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart Toyota pick-up truck body! Of all the drivers that have tried to tame the desert, Ivan ‘Ironman’ Stewart is one of the most legendary drivers in American motorsport. From his first win in 1973, the Ironman went on to a hugely successful partnership with Toyota trucks and conquered the off-road racing scene, garnering 17 Baja 500 wins, 8 Mint 400 wins, 4 Parker 400s, 3 Baja 1000s and 4 SCORE World Championships. Ivan is an inductee into the Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame, alongside such legendary figures as Mickey Thompson, Walker Evans, Parnelli Jones and Dick Cepek.

FEATURES:

Officially Authorized Toyota Pick-Up Truck Body

The Desert-Trophy truck is topped with a scale replica of a vintage Toyota racing truck and finished in the iconic color slashes that identified ivan Stewart’s racing team to all his fans. This is a licensed and fully authorized replica.

Shaft drive 4WD

4WD for high grip on any surface and the durability of shaft drive

Metal Gear Differentials

Tough metal gears for strength and durability

Steel Dogbones

Tough Steel Dogbones on all four corners

Aluminum Suspension Uprights

High strength aluminum front and rear uprights

Aluminum Hubs

Greater strength and durability

Realistic Desert Racing Tires

Officially Licensed Yokohama Geolandar Tires

4 Wheel Independent Suspension

Soaks up the ruts and bumps of desert terrain

Oil filled shocks

Oil filled shocks for smooth suspension dampening

Threaded Shock Bodies

Easily adjustable threaded shocks for quick ride height changes

Realistic Spare Tires

Two lightweight faux-spare wheels/tires are mounted in the truck bed for realistic desert truck looks

Adjustable Slipper Clutch

The included slipper clutch protects the drivetrain and can be adjusted to suit track conditions

Complete Ball Bearings

A complete set of ball bearings is included for drivetrain efficiency and low maintenance

Skid Plate Bumpers

Front and rear skid plate bumpers for realistic looks and crash protection

Adjustable Body Mounts

Adjustable body mounts to help fine tune the body height and width

Tough Chassis

High strength nylon tub chassis for durability

Roll Cage

Complete interior roll cage for scale looks and crash protection

Compatible Wheels

1.9″ wheels with 12mm hex hubs allow you to use a wide variety of aftermarket wheels

12mm Hex Hubs

Industry standard for compatibility with a wide variety of optional wheels

Desert Truck Suspension

Realistic looking desert truck suspension arms for high grip and scale looks

Brushless Capable

Strong gearbox to allow brushless upgrades

HPI TF-1 Transmitter

(2ch/AM27MHz) great-performing 2-channel AM radio

#108710 RTR DESERT TROPHY IVAN STEWART EDITION $479.00 MSRP $269.99 MAP

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2 Responses to “HPI RTR Ivan Stewart Edition 4WD Desert Trophy Truck”

  1. Deron says:

    I think I may have to get one. Been looking at these mini kits and who doesn’t like the old ‘Ironman’?

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