Drive “Fast And Furious” With Vaterra’s New 2012 Nissan GT-R GT3

May 31, 2013 No Comments by

Vaterra adds another great looking scale vehicle to it growing product line. This GT3 is a replica of the real thing and it even mimics the look of disc brakes. Plus it is truly RTR since it includes a Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio, AA’s for the radio, a Dynamite 6 cell 7.2v 1800mAh NiMH Battery, and a Dynamite 2A NiMH AC peak charger. So charge the included batteries and you are ready to hit the streets in style! Here is the press release from Vaterra:

The 545 hp, twin-turbocharged Nissan GT-R has quickly established itself as one of the most incredible street machines on the planet. The GT-R Nismo GT3 shares the same engine with its street legal sibling, but has been built exclusively for FIA GT3 competition by the Nismo motorsport arm of Nissan. In place of creature comforts like adjustable leather seats and air conditioning are lightweight carbon fiber door panels, a roll cage and racing harness. Aerodynamic enhancements like a front splitter, flat floor and adjustable rear wing add extra downforce at high speeds. It all adds up to a world-class racing machine that can go toe-to-toe with Europe’s best and win.

This outstanding, ready-to-run replica of the 2012 Nissan GT-R Nismo GT3 comes just as you see here with an officially licensed GT3 body in place. Its versatile Vaterra V100-C chassis has a built-in front splitter and rear diffuser, just like those on full-scale racing machines. Handling is neutral out of the box, but the chassis offers all kinds of tuning options that let you tailor the handling to your driving style.

*See Instruction Manual for complete details on waterproof standards.

Features:

  • Officially Licensed NISSAN GT-R Nismo GT3 Body
  • Shaft-Driven 4WD
  • Low Profile Tires On Large Diameter Wheels
  • Waterproof Electronics*
  • Dynamite® 6-Cell 7.2V 1800mAh Ni-MH Battery and Dynamite 2A Ni-MH AC Peak Charger Included
  • Spektrum™ DX2E 2.4GHz Transmitter with Batteries Included
  • Sealed Gear Boxes and Drive Shaft Tunnel
  • Sealed Gear Differentials
  • Double wishbone suspension
  • Adjustable Battery Strap Adapts To Different Batteries
  • Universal Body Mounts
  • Li-Po Ready Electronic Speed Control

Specs:

Ball Bearings: Complete drivetrain
Battery: 1800mAh Ni-MH 6-cell flat w/EC3™ connector
Body: Polycarbonate, painted
Charger: 2A Ni-MH AC peak charger
Chassis: Injection-molded
Completion Level: Ready-To-Run
Differential: Bevel Gear
Drivetrain: 4WD
Experience Level: Adult Supervision Required
Final Drive Ratio: 2.66:1
Gear Pitch: 48-Pitch
Ground Clearance: 0.25 in (6mm)
Height: 4.41 in (112mm)
Internal Gear Ratio: 3.5:1
Length: 14.85 in (371mm)
Motor Size: 540
Motor Type: Brushed 540
Pinion: 22T
Radio: Spektrum™ DX2E 2-channel
Recommended Environment: On-Road
Servos Included: Yes
Shock Type: Injection-molded friction
Size/Scale: 1/10
Speed Control Included: Yes
Spur Gear: 77T
Suspension: Independent
Tire Compound: S Compound
Tire Diameter: 2.76 in (70mm)
Tire Tread: Multi Purpose tread
Vehicle Type: Sedan
Weight: 3.75 lbs (1.70Kg)
Wheel Diameter: 2.16″ (54mm)
Wheel Size: 2.16 in (54mm) X 1.05 in (26mm) & 1.2 in (30mm)
Wheel Type: Mesh
Wheel Width: 1.05″ (26MM) & 1.2″ (30mm)
Wheelbase: 10.25 in (256mm)
Width: 7.76 in (194mm) with 30mm rear tires

Needed To Complete

Nothing! Everything you need is in the box.

VTR03005 – $289.99

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