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RC4WD Goes “Mini” With 1/18 Gelande 2 / D90 RTR

RC4WD Goes “Mini” With 1/18 Gelande 2 / D90 RTR

Well this is pretty cool. RC4WD has just announced a 1/18 scale version of the very popular Gelande 2 platform that looks just as realistic and metal-loaded as the 1/10 model. The RTR includes a D90 “hard body” and 1/24 scale versions of RC4WD’s Yota II axles, with 4-link suspension and Micro Ultimate Scale shocks front and rear. Plus a lot more for your $200–see all the info below.

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RC4WD RTR 1_18 Gelande II With D90 Body Set (8)

RC4WD RTR 1_18 Gelande II With D90 Body Set (2)

RC4WD RTR 1_18 Gelande II With D90 Body Set (7)

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From RC4WD:

Experience the versatility and advanced design of the 1/18 Gelande 2 for yourself. Packed full of capability, the Gelande 2 is ready for any challenging condition. Put your off-road driving to test and see why the G2 is unmatched in its class!

G2 is built with quality materials and craftsmanship. It can maneuver extreme descents and climbs with ease. The new R5 1/24 Mini Cast Transmission provides power out to the all – new 1/24 Yota II axles.
The core of the G2 is built for the true off-road enthusiast. From customized options to tried and true performance. From emergency and expedition vehicles, to daily drivers and down and dirty off-road rigs. It can pull off many looks, you will be able to customize your G2 and have it fit with any identity.

The G2 comes with double triangulated 4 link front and rear. The servo is mounted on the chassis out of view for a more scale appearance.

Are you ready for your off-road experience?

Features:

  • Custom Designed for True to Scale Looks
  • Realistic Aluminum Ladder Frame Chassis
  • R5 1/24 Mini Cast Transmission
  • 1/24 Cast Front and Rear Axle Set
  • 4 Links Front and 4 Links Rear Suspension
  • Stamped Steel 1.0″ Stock Beadlock Wheel
  • Dirt Grabber 1.0″ All Terrain Tire
  • 9G Analog Metal Gear Micro Servo
  • Dual Spring Oil Filled Shock Absorbers

All New R5 1/24 Mimi Cast Transmissions

Total Gear Ratio: 15 : 1
Pinion Gear: 80P 10T
Gear Material: 45# Steel and black hard
Case Material: Zinc alloy

All New 1/24 Cast Yota II Axles

Ratio: 2.55:1
Width at hex : 92mm
Case Material: zinc alloy

G2 Suspension

Double triangulated 4 link front and rear Suspension.

Shock Absorbers

Dual Spring 40mm Shocks – Can not be oil filled

Wheels

Type: 1.0 6 lug Wagon Wheels
Hub: hex type
Width: 7mm
Back spacing: 7mm

Bumpers

Machined billet aluminum, light weight

G2 Truck Dimensions

Wheels base: 130.75mm
Width: 108.08mm
Height: 120.53mm
Ground clearance: 30.74mm
Final Drive Ratio: 38.2:1
Weight: 1.14Lbs / 520g

DRIVETRAIN

The 1/18 G2 includes a quality 2-in-1 Micro ESC + Receiver paired with the all new XR2 Micro Radio system. Ready for your scale adventure!

The G2 includes the new Mini Hammer Transfer Case. Packed with scale detail, the Hammer features a cast metal exterior and heavy duty gears for durability.

The 1/18 Gelande comes standard with the RC4WD 7.4V 850mAh 2S LiPo Battery. This is paired with a lipo cutoff tool to help prevent over drainage.

The most scale accurate axles on the market, the RC4WD 1/24 Cast Yota 2 axles feature innovative 8 degree round knuckles, unique removable diff covers, new lower mounting points and a compact offset pumpkin in the front.

The Driveshafts for the G2 are an all – new design featuring bulletproof steel universals and a new high quality steel shaft for great driveline angles and durability on the trail.

SUSPENSION

The G2 Chassis features a simple front mounted electronics plate for easy mounting of the XR2 Micro ESC/Receiver combo.

The G2 includes a set of RC4WD Micro Ultimate Scale Shocks. Designed for ultimate scale looks and ultimate performance. The shocks are machined from billet aluminum and internally sprung.

The All New G2 Chassis is a machined billet aluminum ladder frame with an all link suspension design, scale shock hoops, chassis servo mounts and hard body mounting points for the ultimate in strength.

The G2 includes a set of RC4WD Black Stamped Steel 1.0 Stock Beadlock Wheels. Featuring a super tough black finish, aluminum internal locking ring and popular 6 lugs design.

Every G2 needs a tough set or rock grabbing tires and the included Dirt Grabbers in X3 Compound deliver the traction as well as perfect scale looks in just the right size.

DETAILS

The G2 features the Defender Scale Body Set. The Defender body has an awesome appointment of scale details including mirrors, door handles, vents and grill to match the 1:1 vehicle.

The unmistakable lines of a classic. The Defender Body Set is an exact replica of the fully scale vehicle, right down to the rivets! No other scale body comes this close to realism.

The Defender Body Set comes in durable hard plastic molded in a paintable black finish, perfect for custom paint.

Defender Body Set with front and rear accessories that allows you to choose whether to install them.

The crisp lines and subtle details are all captured. Detailed parts are included as well as clear lenses for all signal lights.

What’s Included:

1x RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR with D90 Body Set

Z-RTR0026 – $199.99

RC4WD RTR 1_18 Gelande II With D90 Body Set (1)

Updated: March 3, 2016 — 3:05 PM
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  1. Wow! The mechanical and body detail is excellent. If kept on 1/18 scale terrain, it should reward with very good realism. I’m on the waiting list for this little gem.

  2. What are some brushless options for this little beauty ?

    1. Brushless? You mean motor options or simply chassis/drive train upgrades?

  3. FINALY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! someone has made a 1/18. 1/10 is too big. now they just need to make different bodies for it.

    1. They don’t list it in the specs so I would assume not.

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