You've Seen the Video, Now Have Your Own Gymkhana Fun!
HPI Racing, the R/C company we worked with to bring you all those cool R/C Mustangs in the July issue, have just released this cool Ford Fiesta based on Ken Block's Gymkhana Five video that has taken the Internet by storm. Full details are in the blog below, and if you're one of the few who hasn't seen Gymkhana Five, we have a link to it below as well.
HPI is proud to introduce the action-packed partnership with famed international super star, Ken Block, and his Gymkhana Five edition Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V.. To kick off this partnership, HPI is releasing an exact scale replica of Ken Block's 650hp Gymkhana Five Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. which was recently unleashed on the quiet streets of San Francisco in the latest edition of the widely popular Gymkhana video series. The 4WD1/8th scale RC platform (PN #109313) for this asphalt shredding monster is HPI's recently launched WR8 Flux with brushless motor technology, capable of reaching speeds of up to 60 mph! The Ready To Run kit features a highly detailed scale replica Ken Block Gymkhana Five Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. body, replica tarmac Gymkhana tires and replica fifteen52 Tarmac wheels.
The HPI WR8 Flux is powered by a 4000Kv HPI Flux Vektor motor, 2S/3S LiPo capable HPI Flux VAPOR Pro electronic speed control, full time 4WD shaft drive technology and sealed super tough adjustable gear differentials. It's ready to fly over jumps and blast down the road just like Ken Block's full sized Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. from Gymkhana Five.
TRUE TO SCALE FORD FIESTA
Highly detailed scale replica Ken Block Gymhkana Five Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. body.
HPI FLUX VEKTOR 4000Kv MOTOR
The Flux VEKTOR 4000Kv motor delivers massive power - plenty of juice for instant acceleration and enough power to pull out of just about any sideways drift. Option pinion gears are available to fine-tune the speed and torque delivery! The brushless design assures maximum performance with nearly no maintenance required.
FLUX VAPOR PRO SPEED CONTROLLER
With the capacity to handle 2S and 3S LiPo power, the Flux VAPOR Pro electronic speed control can take anything you can possibly throw at it and keep coming back for more! The VAPOR Pro features an integrated cooling fan to keep it cool in tough conditions. The Flux VAPOR Pro ESC is reversible so you can back out of jams with ease. For maximum adjustability it's fully programmable with our optional #100573 USB Programming Ki.
HPI TF-40 2.4GHz RADIO SYSTEM
Controlling the Ken Block WR8 FLUX with Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. is easy with the HPI TF-40 2.4GHz radio system. No need to worry about changing crystals, the radio prevents frequency conflicts automatically. The TF-40 pistol grip transmitter features adjustments for steering trim, throttle trim, steering dual rate, end points, servo reversing switches, low battery indicator and a 3rd channel for optional accessories.
WATERPROOF SF-10W SERVO
Sealed waterproof HPI SF-10W steering servo.
ADJUSTABLE GEAR DIFFERENTIALS
Sealed adjustable front, center and rear gear differentials and silicone oil-filed center differential for high traction and drivetrain protection.
RALLY TUNED SUSPENSION ARMS
Fully adjustable suspension arms features droop screw, multiple shock mounting positions and structural reinforcement for increased durability. New mudguards are held securely in place via two button head screws while the mud guards themselves protect the shock shafts from debris in order to promote increased seal longevity.
TUNABLE SILICONE OIL FILLED SHOCKS
Fully adjustable silicone oil filled shocks dampen the bumps and is completely tunable for on road or off road terrain.
3MM COUNTERSUNK ALUMINUM CHASSIS
The 3mm aluminum chassis is the foundation of a tough and durable racing machine, and features composite braces front and rear, cool silver anodizing and countersunk screws on the bottom for zero interference going over obstacles. The dirt guards keep the worst mud and dirt from getting into the chassis and protect the chassis as well.
HIGH EFFICIENCY SHAFT FULL TIME 4WD DRIVETRAIN
The WR8 FLUX is equipped with a shaft drivetrain. It also includes three oil-filled gear diffs with bevel gears, a full-time 4WD drivetrain supported by rubber-sealed ball bearings, high-strength steel driveshafts, axles and much more!
REPLICA TARMAC GYMKHANA TIRES
Officially licensed by Pirelli - these tires are the ultimate in scale realism!