Serpent RTR S411 190mm Touring Car

Oct 31, 2012 No Comments by

Serpent now offers their popular S411 electric touring car in a RTR package complete with a Dragon-RC 35A speed control, 3650kv brushless motor, and DTS-1 digital 2.4GHz radio system. Check out more details in the press release below:

Serpent 190mm 1/10 scale ready-to-Race Touring car, based on the successful 411 race-cars. Factory assembled, with race-wheel-tires, pre-cut and prepainted body, Dragon-RC electronic speedo, Dragon-RC brushless 9T motor, Dragon-RC DTS-1 2.4ghZ transmitter. The full package to start racing in the electric touring car category or just race anywhere for fun.

Features:

Chassis

Super narrow, symmetrical , durable black glass-fiber chassis plate with optimized flex design, countersunk holes, central section holes all perfectly in center, pockets for gear diff, spool and spur.

Top deck

  • Durable black glass-fiber top deck with optimized flex design.
  • Battery-mount brackets and Lipo-holders
  • Easy to use nylon batter tape holder, which allow the battery tape to run over instead of under the chassis. The holders can be reversed for other battery position. The Lip holders will securely keep the Lipo in place, also at hard impact.

Servo-mount

The servo is mounted on a separate plate, so flex is less influenced.

Shock tower front

Black glass fiber shock tower with 3 upper shock mounting holes to choose from . Holes for an extra central body post are already made as well.

Front bracket

Machined aluminum front brackets, with belt tension adjusting through extenders. Suspension brackets in durable nylon.

Front suspension

Durable lower front wishbones connected to the inner brackets with strong steel pivot pins. An anti-roll bar system can be mounted as option.

C-hub / steering block

The c-hub type front system creates a super precise steering feeling with great feedback, and strong wheel guidance without chatter.

Shock tower rear

Black glass fiber shock tower with 4 upper shock mounting holes to choose from . The rear body posts are mounted to the top of the rear shock tower.

Rear bracket

Machined aluminum rear brackets, with belt tension adjusting through extenders. Suspension brackets in durable nylon with 3.0 RR RR and split type 0.0 blocks RR FR

Rear suspension

Durable lower rear wishbones connected to the inner brackets with strong steel pivot pins. An anti-roll bar system can be mounted as option.

Rear upright

Strong rear uprights with 2 upper positions, for perfect guidance of the rear wheels.

Motor mount

Machined aluminum motor mount / middle shaft support.

Middle shaft

Balanced middle shaft with 2 small pulleys and the main Serpent spur gear.

Bumper

Large foam front bumper captured by a upper and lower nylon bumper

Body mount

Front body mount is mounted through the front bumper, and the rear ones are seated on the shock tower. Multiple body posiiton holes to choose from.

Gear-diff

Very compact balanced gear differential in the rear, with steel gears and axles for durability. Super smooth.

Spool

Front nylon lightweight spool with screw mounted front gear pully

Transmission / belts / pulleys

Smooth low friction fine pitch belts combined with optimized nylon pulleys

Driveshaft / wheel hex / wheel axle

Steel drive shafts, combined with balanced wheel axles and nylon wheel-hex adaptors

Steering system

Steering system with optimized ackermann for neutral steering-feeling.

Shock absorbers

Latest type RCM competition shock absorbers with membranes and checked color-coded race springs.

Ball-bearings

Fully balanced with oiled high speed sealed stainless steel bearings.

Tires-wheels

The 411-RTR is fitted with Dragon-RC rubber racing tires with foam inlays on Serpent TC wheels for super-grip.

Body:

The EFRA approved 1/10 scale Serpent TC body Lex-is fitted, fully pre-cut and prepainted in a superb paintjob with 4 colors.

Manual and decals:

Full color owner’s manual with info on car and electronics, has all exploded views for easy parts-finding and detailed list with spare parts and optionals. Decal-sheet with Serpent and 411 logos are included as well.

Packing

The 411 RTR comes in a strong carton box with full color printing.

Optionals / upgrading

The Serpent 411 Sport is based on the high end race version of the 411. All parts from the 411 race-version and also all optionals, also fit the 411 Sport. This allows you to upgrade your 411 Sport to a higher level race spec step by step, with the parts you select. The 411 Sport parts manual shows those parts, and you can find them in the optionals section of the 411 Sport as well.

Electronics

The 411 RTR comes with

  • Dragon-RC electronic 35A speed controller
  • Dragon-RC brushless motor 9T 3650 kv, non sensored

Transmitter / receiver / servo

  • Dragon-RC DTS-1 digital 2.4 GHz transmitter with large LCD screen, pistol-type.
  • Dragon-RC digital receiver in 2.4 GHz
  • Dragon-Rc digital servo 0.13s – 6kg

The Serpent 411 Ready-to-race offers a complete package to enjoy running anywhere outdoors on even surfaces / parking lots or even join any indoor or outdoor race.

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