The Sprint 2 has been a consistently popular car kit at the club and hobbyist level, and the new Sport version takes it up another notch! With the Sprint Sport cars, HPI aims to make the kit even more popular with a few changes to the electronics package. The RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport features a completely pre-assembled chassis with all the major electronics installed. You get a full set of high quality HPI electronics, from the 15-turn Firebolt motor to the SC-15 electronic speed control and TF-1 radio gear. All you have to supply are the 8 AA batteries for the transmitter, plus the battery and charger for the car. Supplying the Sprint 2 in this form allows you to pick and choose the exact battery/charger setup you want, so you can be ready for full throttle racing or hours of car park fun! This drift version adds specially designed hard compound, treaded drift tyres, pre-mounted on officially licensed replicas of the famous Volk TE37 wheels. Top it off with your choice of two different clear JDM-spec bodyshells, the legendary Toyota Trueno AE86 or the hot Nissan 350Z, both supplied with pre-cut vinyl decals and a set of flashy, eye-popping drift decals. The chassis is factory assembled right out of the box, making the Sprint 2 Drift Sport the quick and easy way to practice your drifting skills. The RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport is a complete drift machine that looks and drifts just like the real thing! Drifting is the ultimate expression of motorsports individuality and mayhem while staying on all four wheels! With the RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport, you get a super-easy and very cool entry into get into the wild and crazy world of RC drifting!
The RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport chassis is 4WD for consistent drift action on a wide variety of surfaces; it’s easy to drive and has all of the features you need to adjust for a perfect drift set-up: camber, toe-in, ride height, Ackerman, and a wide variety of available shock oils and shock springs! With a big foam front bumper, reinforced moulded nylon chassis, upper deck and shock towers, you'll see that the Sprint 2 Drift Sport can easily take the abuse of drift driving. The full ball bearing, dual belt, 4 wheel drive transmission is very efficient and capable of handling high power modified electric motors down to 10 turns. Everything is pre-built to precise factory specs to get you drifting quickly, all you need to do is paint the bodyshell and apply the custom Art Factory decals for some sweet street looks! The Sprint 2 Drift Sport is supplied the new HPI SC-15 electronic speed control and the Firebolt 15-turn 540-size motor for high top speeds and fast acceleration! You get to choose the battery to use in the car – any stick-pack style 7.2 volt RC battery fitted with a standard battery connector will fit in the chassis. Use any RC fast charger to top up the batteries, and you can keep running and ticking off laps for hours!
The design of the Sprint 2 chassis with its controlled flexibility gives the car great handling. A belt driven 4 wheel drive system guarantees smooth power transfer and excellent traction on all surfaces. Plus, the race proven suspension with real oil filled shock absorbers offer lots of racing features you wouldn't expect from a beginners car: adjustable camber and toe-in links, extra long upper links with new multiple mounting positions, adjustable Ackerman settings, adjustable droop, different caster and toe in blocks included in the kit... to name but a few. All features are listed below in great detail.
With a big foam front bumper, a reinforced chassis, upper deck and shock towers you'll see that the Sprint 2 can take the abuse of racing on the track and on the street! All important chassis and suspension parts are made from high quality, high impact nylon which makes the Sprint 2 almost indestructible! The fully ball raced, dual belt, 4 wheel drive transmission with only one geared step (48dpi motor pinion to spur gear) is very efficient and capable of high power modified electric motors.
The reliable and sturdy HPI TF-1 radio controls the RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport, giving you ultimate control in a realistically designed radio! The steering wheel design makes you feel as if you’re actually driving the car, and the trigger-style throttle and brake controls provide you with finger-sensitive action when accelerating and stopping!The radio transmitter features interchangeable frequency crystals, servo reverse switches, a retractable aerial with sliding cover, easy access to radio adjustments and simple battery replacement.
Taking the signals from the transmitter, the HPI RF-1 receiver uses standard RC connectors to send your control signals to the SF-1 steering servo, which controls the steering, and the forward/reverse SC-15 speed controller, which handles the throttle, brake and reverse commands to the Firebolt 15-turn motor. You get long-range, reliable connections between your transmitter and car with the RF-1 and dependable control from the SF-1 and SC-15!
15-Turn Firebolt Motor Giving the RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport the ability to get around the track fast is a 15-turn motor, the HPI Firebolt! This fixed-endbell motor has the grunt and power to give the RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport plenty of acceleration and high top speeds! With standard ‘bullet’ connectors, the Firebolt can work with any electronic speed controller or can be replaced by a faster motor to give you even more speed and torque.
Choose Your Own Battery and Charger The Sport versions of the Sprint 2 feature all the electronics necessary to get running, except the car battery and charger. This allows you to choose the right batteries for your purposes: get a handful of packs for car park bashing, or arm yourself with high-voltage racing packs for top-speed lap attacks! You can also gear yourself up with a simple peak charger or a computerized fast charger, it's your choice! Ask at your hobby shop dealer for the best battery and charger for your needs.
Standard Electronics Because all of the electronics are standard-size RC components with standardized connectors, any or all of the components can be upgraded at any time, or moved into a different RC vehicle in the future. The RTR Sprint 2 Drift Sport will accept any standard 540-size brushed or brushless motor, plus any type of 6-cell 7.2v RC battery pack, of either stick pack or side-by-side design, will fit in the chassis.
options, wheels/tyres and bodyshells sections.
The Sprint 2 Sport is a great, rock solid car for all beginners and club racers. The RTR version includes everything you need! Just run the car straight out of the box and enjoy the great handling and the awesome performance. But if you want to compete on a race track all the foundations are in place to tune your Sprint 2 and to set it up for some really fast lap times.
- The included 190mm body is clear, pre-trimmed and ready for your custom paint scheme. Realistic vinyl decals are supplied and pre-cut for easy application. Convenient window masks and protective film are also included.
- High quality HPI SF-1 steering servo, SC-15 ESC and Firebal 15-turn motor included.
- Officially licensed Rays/Volk TE37 chrome plated wheels. 6mm offset rear wheels fill out the fenders and give the wheels the wide look seen on full-size drift cars.
- Hard compound Type A drift tyres for controllable drifting with realistic looks and aggressive tread pattern.
- Foam bumper protects the car from potentially damaging impacts.
- Adjustable rear body posts allow you to mount a variety of different bodies without trimming or replacing the posts.
- Fine tune your suspension with adjustable turnbuckles.
- Complete set of ball bearings for a smooth and efficient drivetrain.
- Oil-filled coil-over shock absorbers with specially chosen springs for drifting.
- 2 degree and 3 degree rear hubs for additional tuning choices.
- Durable injected moulded nylon main chassis.
- Front and rear shock towers with optimized shock absorber and camber link positions for ideal suspension geometry.
- Optional low profile front shock tower is included in the kit which allows the use of the full range of HPI 190mm bodies.
- Droop screws allow you to "race tune" your suspension settings.
- Precise bellcrank steering.
762 - RTR SPRINT 2 DRIFT SPORT (TOYOTA TRUENO AE86); 763 RTR SPRINT 2 DRIFT SPORT (NISSAN GREDDY 350Z) Pre-assembled 1/10th scale electric 4WD racing car with radio system and clear bodyshell. Battery pack and charger not included. Also contains detailed instructions manual and HPI RC Cars DVD.
Also available in a pre-assembled chassis version without bodyshell and electronics, #323.