HobbyKing introduces Basher SaberTooth Truggy

HobbyKing introduces Basher SaberTooth Truggy

This new truggy from Hobby King comes in RTR form and it’s powered by a large .28 nitro burning engine. Hobby King also fitted this truck with a large 400cc fuel tank for long run times between fill ups. You can learn more by checking out the press release from Hobby King below.

Hobby King Truggy

From HobbyKing:

There’s nothing like the sound, the smell and the feel of nitro to get your blood pumping. If you liked the original you will love the nitro version of this favourite all-rounder. No matter if you’re a basher or an ocassional racer the tough chassis and tuneable suspension coupled with a super powerful .28 engine will keep supplying the fun until the fuel runs out.

This great value nitro truggy pumps the awesome power of its .28 engine through all four wheels via sealed gear diffs* and a tough drivetrain just like the original electric version; it also carries over the same stiff alloy chassis and suspension geometry. Straight out of the box the truggy handles well; it corners hard, has plenty of grip and is extremely responsive in the air.

The Basher SaberTooth 1/8 Scale Nitro Truggy (RTR) just needs fuel, a glow igniter and a narrow blade long shaft screwdriver to get started. The .28 nitro engine is incredibly easy to get started and will be broken in after a couple of tanks of slow driving. The included 400CC fuel tank is a great design and gives you plenty of time to get to your car if it flips upside down, unlike some that stop working seconds after a you land on your lid.

The SaberTooth Nitro also shares a lot of parts from the original SaberTooth and all the spares for both versions can be found here.

If you’ve always run electric cars and you want to try nitro or you already have the passion for fuel and want a new all-rounder then this is the perfect car for you.


  • Ready to run
  • Hand pull powerful .28 nitro engine
  • Parts are compatible with electric version
  • Metal gear 15KG steering and throttle servo
  • 400cc big fuel tank
  • 3 diff. shaft drive 4WD
  • Alloy main chassis
  • Alu. exhaust system
  • Fully adjustable wheel and suspension geometry
  • Comes with HK-GT2E radio


Height: 215mm
Length: 570mm
Wheelbase: 374mm
Track Width: 420mm
Ground clearance: 43mm


  • Flat head screw driver
  • Glow igniter
  • Glow wrench
  • Nitro Fuel
  • 4xAA Batteries (Receiver)
  • 4xAA Batteries (Transmitter)

*Please note that due to shipping restrictions the gear diffs are filled with grease, for optimum tuning you should use TrackStar silicone diff oils which can be found here.

#9249001198-0 – $226.80

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Updated: September 3, 2015 — 5:09 PM
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