Electric R/C Car Series no.682
1/10 R/C 1991 Audi V8 Touring (TT-02)
Item No: 58682
|Champion of DTM in 1991
This car graced the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) in 1991, with a 456hp 3.6-liter V8 engine mounted in the front and Audi’s famed quattro four-wheel drive. This model depicts the 4-door sedan body in polycarbonate with front and rear spoilers. The Audi with its imposing body overcame significant ballast handicaps and stiff competition from the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz to bear driver Frank Biela to four wins and a superb Driver’s Championship.
|★Left: Depictions of headlights with polycarbonate light cases and stickers.
★Right: Design of small square side mirrors is specific to Audi.
|★Left: Depictions of taillights with polycarbonate light cases.
★Right: Wheels use slick tires with gold spokes and silver rims.
|TT-02: Adaptable, balanced shaft driven 4WD
The shaft-driven 4WD TT-02 chassis employs a longitudinal layout with the battery on the left and the motor on the right, to give excellent stability. In addition, it features identical left and right suspension arms and uprights for ease of assembly, plus easy-to-maintain gearboxes. It is a highly adaptable chassis, as it offers 2 different wheelbases, 2 ground clearance settings and 2 tread set-ups in addition to a range of 10 possible gear ratios. It is not short on looks either, with brake disc-shaped wheel hubs and stylish front bumper supports. Wheels use slick tires with gold spokes and silver rims.
|★Left: Resin ball links in the steering linkage joints make for smooth, comfortable motion.
★Right: Wheel hubs are shaped to look like brake discs.
|★Left: Motor cover includes removable cooling duct (not attached in above image).
★Right: This image gives a closer look at the rear double-wishbone suspension with friction dampers.
★Length: 463mm, Width: 188mm, Height: 138mm ★Wheelbase: 257mm ★Tire Width/Diameter: 26/66mm (Front & Rear) ★Bathtub-type Frame ★Shaft-Driven 4WD ★Front/Rear 4-Bevel Resin Differentials ★3-Piece Steering Tie-Rod ★4-Wheel Double Wishbone Suspension ★Front/Rear Friction Dampers ★Gear Ratio = 8.27:1 (9 further ratios from 11.38:1 to 7.28:1 possible with use of separately-sold pinions) ★Type 540 Motor ★Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) is included
- 2-channel radio
- Steering servo
- 7.2 volt battery and compatible charger to complete.
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