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March 14, 2012

Screw You Sand!!

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Written by: Derek Buono

HPI RACING proudly introduces the 4WD RTR Coyote Desert Buggy. With a realistic desert buggy shell, scale driver and co-driver figures, replica licensed Yokohama Geolandar off road tires and linked independent rear suspension it’s ready to go out of the box for all day desert fun!

The HPI Coyote DB uses nothing but the finest grade, high-impact nylon plastic on the most critical areas of the truck – from the bumpers to the super beefy arms and everything in between. HPI’s industry known strength and durability makes the Coyote DB friendly for all, and most of all – FUN!

DRIVABILITY
With a four wheel drive system, driving is made easy. Drivability testing has rendered extremely impressive results. Add more power with a brushless system and the stability and control is still there! The truck simply drives really well in the loose dirt. When traction breaks loose and the rear end of the vehicle is swung out and on-throttle, the truck remains controllable. Bottom line, this 4WD technical feature adds to the overall fun factor.
  • Realistic looking Desert Buggy body
  • Officially Licensed Yokohama Geolandar Tires
  • The scaled looks of the truck are topped off with a detailed, driver and co-driver interior set
  • Two lightweight faux-spare wheels/tires are mounted in the truck bed for realistic desert buggy looks
  • 4WD for high grip and the most traction on any surface combined with shaft drive durability
  • Tough metal gears differentials for strength and durability
  • Tough Steel Dogbones on all four corners for maximum durability
  • High strength aluminum front uprights and rear hubs provide amazing strength and durability
  • 4-wheel independent suspension soaks up the ruts and bumps of desert terrain
  • Oil filled shocks for smooth suspension dampening
  • Easily adjustable threaded shocks for quick ride height changes
  • The included adjustable slipper clutch protects the drivetrain and can be adjusted to suit track conditions
  • A complete set of ball bearings is included for drivetrain efficiency and low maintenance
  • Front and rear skid plate bumpers for realistic looks and crash protection
  • Adjustable body mounts to help fine tune the body height and width
  • High strength nylon tub chassis for durability
  • Complete interior roll cage for scale looks and crashprotection
  • 1.9″ wheels with 12mm hex hubs allow you to use a wide variety of aftermarket wheels
  • Industry standard 12mm hex hubs for compatibility with a wide variety of optional wheels
  • Realistic looking desert buggy suspension arms for high grip and scale looks
  • Extremely durable and brushless ready drivetrain
  • The Firebolt 15T Motor provides plenty of power – from speed runs to competing at your local track.
  • Window box to show scale appearance


About the Author

Derek Buono
Derek Buono– Started in the industry as an assistant editor at RC Car Action where he spent 2 years before being recruited by Xtreme RC Cars Magazine. For the past 10 years Derek lead Xtreme RC Cars and helped double the circulation, improved editorial quality and helped lead the market in design and creativity. Derek@vrcmag.com




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