Brand New HPI Savage XL 5.9 GT Nitro Truck w2.4ghz Radio HPI104246
The first thing that hits the ground are the huge HPI Terra Pin tires, which feature a tall sidewall and tough spikes to rip through grass and loose dirt. The tall tires make handling the rough stuff easy, and the ground clearance of more than 3 inches gets you over obstacles with room to spare!
The longer wheelbase and wider stance of the Savage XL allow it to handle even rougher terrain than other Savage monster trucks. When the going gets rough you want the size, power and strength of the Savage XL!
New Upgraded Parts. Savage big-block monster trucks are legendary for their toughness in the most extreme conditions, and the XL goes even further. With all-new suspension and drivetrain parts designed to take the load of the biggest-ever Nitro Star engine, the Savage XL has what it takes to make it last!
The Savage XL has loads of features that make it easier to drive than shorter-wheelbase monster trucks, while making it tougher and more durable for jumping and in off-road conditions. Tall all-terrain tires, 8 shocks and plush double-wishbone suspension combine for reliable and predictable handling. Add in the new heavy duty suspension parts, strong bracing points and the famous Savage durability of the standard parts and you get one tough machine!
Just like the other Savage monster trucks, the XL uses double wishbone suspension to get the power to the ground and soak up jumps and more. With lightweight Savage X-type suspension arms, tough molded upper links and super-tough hardware you have the peace of mind that comes with having control of the toughest monster truck around!
At the heart of the Savage XL is the all-new, monstrous Nitro Star K5.9 engine! This 5.9cc (.36 cubic inch) powerplant gives the XL loads of torque for turning the giant tires.The K5.9 engine delivers the muscle and grunt that you'll want for powering the Savage XL over any type of terrain and through any obstacle!
The massive K5.9 powerband supplies the torque for getting the XL up to speed quickly, and the curved manifold and aluminum tuned pipe get the most power out of the engine, and a giant heatsink head so you won't have to worry about overheating! The K5.9 is fitted with a Roto-Start 2 electric starter system for easy starting. A vented heavy-duty clutchbell and aluminum 3-shoe clutch are standard equipment for tough and reliable power transfer.
Roto Start 2 Installed. Get things going quickly with the Roto Start 2 electric starting system pre-installed onto the back of the engine. The Roto Start 2 replaces the standard pullstarter with a handheld shaft-drive starting unit so you don't have to deal with pullstarting the engine by hand. Just install a charged 7.2v stick-pack battery into the Roto Start 2 hand unit, insert the shaft into the back of the engine, press the button and you're off! It doesn't get any easier!
Full array of heavy-duty drivetrain components, from clutch to brakes and outdrives to hubs, ensure you have plenty of fun! Machined steel brake hub and dual red fibreglass brake discs provide secure and fast stopping power Cam-type servo saver steering arms improve the efficiency and power of the steering servo Extremely easy access to front and rear differentials - no chassis disassembly required to get to diffs or tranny gears!
Savage X-style vertical transmission case for fast disassembly and simple access to internal gears Stronger transmission case with extra webbing and improved strength over earlier Savage designs Full set of rubber-sealed ball bearings for maximum efficiency and power from the engine. Bigger, tougher 'GT Gigante' body has classic Savage styling and strength with 0.60" thickness polycarbonate
HPI makes it as easy for beginners to get into Nitro RC. The Savage XL RTR it is completely pre-built and ready to go right out of the box! HPI Ready-To-Run models bring you the same high performance and quality that you expect from racing kits with the added convenience of being factory pre-assembled to the highest standards.
Everything is assembled and tuned for you by professionals - radio system, diffs, slipper clutch, shocks and more are perfect before you even open the box! Just a few steps are needed to get your car up and running, such as adding the batteries to the transmitter and breaking in the engine - which is now even easier with our comprehensive manual. Full Assembly Instructions. As with all HPI cars and trucks, you get a full, in-depth instruction manual with step-by-step instructions that allow you to easily disassemble and reassemble your monster truck for maintenance and easy servicing.
Available With Your Choice of Blue Or Orange GT Gigante Body!
With the Savage XL you get your choice of a striking pre-painted metallic blue or fluorescent orange GT Gigante body with a racing scheme, or you can customize your truck with any of the clear or pre-painted polycarbonate bodies from the huge range of HPI Savage bodies! Choose from the cool Retro Collection or check out the ultra-modern set of HPI bodies!
Requires: Fuel bottle, glow starter, nitro fuel, battery charger for Roto Start 2 and 7.2V stick batter for Roto Start 2