BUILD YOUR ON-ROAD LEGEND WITH THE RS4 SPORT 3 CREATOR EDITION
The RS4 Sport 3 Creator Edition is the first HPI Racing car to deliver a completely built, ready to drive chassis, ready for you to add your own choice of body, wheels, tires, and electronics! This is the purest form of on-road RC that is waiting only for YOUR finishing touches to make it into whatever you can dream: muscle car, drifter, street car, sports racer or even a rally car!
No matter what kind of on-road action you prefer, you can be on the road and driving in record time!
Here's all you need to do to create your own RC dream car:
START WITH THE IDEAL TOURING CAR CHASSIS
The RS4 Sport 3 chassis is the latest evolution of HPI Racing on-road design. It features a completely sealed and highly efficient ball bearing-supported shaft drivetrain for maximum efficiency combined with reduced maintenance. The suspension design is taken straight from scale and full-size racing technology, with a double wishbone suspension fitted with oil-filled coil-over shock absorbers. The fully sealed drivetrain means there are no exposed gears, belts or drivetrain parts to get stuck with rocks or dirt, and the durable suspension design allows you to tune the car for all types of driving conditions, from club racing to drifting. This is a fully-featured, ready-for-anything car!
CHOOSE YOUR FAVORITE REPLICA BODY!
When you’re customizing your RS4 Sport 3 Creator Edition, a crucial step in getting the right look is deciding on the right body! It doesn’t matter if you’re going to build up a muscle car, import, drift or racing car, HPI Racing has a massive selection of amazing replica bodies to choose from!
ADD A SET OF CUSTOM WHEELS
Next, you'll want to choose the right wheel and tire combination – and HPI Racing has a huge selection to choose from! From vintage to modern, shiny chrome to bright green, we’ve got you covered with an amazing array of awesome wheels!
WRAP THE WHEELS WITH PERFORMANCE TIRES
With the perfect set of wheels fitted, you'll want to get tires to match what you plan to do! Are you going to drift, race or just show off? It doesn't matter where you're driving, HPI Racing has all types of tires for all types of cars!
The unique RS4 Sport 3 Creator Edition features a fully pre-built RS4 Sport 3 chassis, which is the latest on-road car design from the minds at HPI Racing! The factory-assembled chassis features a huge amount of high-end features that make it the best on-road car choice for anyone new to RC, coming back to the hobby after a break, or RC experts looking to add a new car to their collection.
With full-time 4WD and heavy-duty gear differentials front and rear for excellent traction and control, a completely sealed and highly efficient shaft drivetrain, coil-over shock absorbers and racing suspension, the RS4 Sport 3 has tons of features to make it the ideal platform to get your creativity on the road! Just check out all the fantastic features that come with every RS4 Sport 3!
ONE-PIECE MOLDED CHASSIS
The RS4 Sport 3 main chassis is formed from a single piece of reinforced plastic and features the drivetrain tunnel molded right down the middle, just like a real car. It's a step beyond any plastic tub chassis car available today.
LOW PROFILE LAYOUT DESIGN
One of the ways we gave the RS4 Sport 3 the best possible handling was to make sure all the components fit as low as possible in the chassis. This gives the car an amazingly low center of gravity for enhanced cornering capabilities.
The drivetrain of the RS4 Sport 3 features extra-strong metal gears in both front and rear differentials, ball bearings and metal driveshaft and axle parts. This means it can hold up to the power of super-powerful brushless systems using up to 3S LiPo power! Talk to your hobby shop service people to help decide what electronic speed controller would be best for you!
FITS A WIDE VARIETY OF BATTERIES
The RS4 Sport 3 chassis can fit lithium-polymer and nickel-cadmium packs of various sizes, including the extra-long 7-cell Ni-MH packs. Whatever your power requirements, it can hold it all! A thick hook-and-loop strap holds the pack securely in place, and a simple battery block screws into place to allow you to adjust the weight distribution forward or backward for extra steering or acceleration.
FULL-TIME FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE
The RS4 Sport 3 features full-time four-wheel drive to give you the most control and precision on the road or track. All four wheels are driven by heavy duty gear differentials at the front and rear, just like a real car. The extra traction gives you increased acceleration and cornering control for maximum confidence and fun.
SEALED SHAFT DRIVETRAIN
The drivetrain of all the RS4 Sport 3 models features the motor mounted longitudinally in the molded chassis, next to the long driveshaft that goes down the center of the car. The entire drivetrain, including the central driveshaft and gear diffs, is completely sealed to prevent dirt, rocks and debris from damaging or binding the drivetrain. The driveshaft, diffs and axles spin on ball bearings to maximize drivetrain efficiency.
The central driveshaft that connects the front and rear differentials is easily accessed from underneath the chassis. This allows the drivetrain to be completely sealed to protect it from rocks and debris no matter where you may want to drive your car.
EASY ACCESS DIFFERENTIALS
Getting to the differentials for quick adjustments is a matter of removing just 4 screws - this allows you to pop out the diff and change the grease, check the gears or just give it a general service.
4-GEAR METAL DIFFS
Bevel gear differentials at each end of the car transfer power from the driveshaft to the dogbones and axles that drive each wheel. The all-metal construction allows the drivetrain to withstand powerful brushless motors for easy upgrading in the future. Rubber-sealed ball bearings support the differentials and each diff can be tuned independently by changing the diff grease.
DOUBLE-WISHBONE FULLY ADJUSTABLE SUSPENSION
The suspension of the RS4 Sport 3 uses the race-proven double-wishbone suspension design, similar to a full scale modern race car. You’ll be able to control the anti-squat and anti-dive of the front and rear arms using the standard pivot blocks, and the option parts allow you to adjust the sweep and toe angles. You'll also be able to easily change the roll center front and rear with the racing-style vertical ballstud mounting on both the inner and outer camber link mounts. Multiple shock mounting positions provide a full range of shock suspension angle adjustment to suit different road conditions.
OIL-FILLED THREADED SHOCKS
The RS4 Sport 3 is fitted with a set composite coilover-style oil-filled shocks, just like what you'd see on a real race car. The fully adjustable shocks are tunable to provide the optimum chassis performance on a wide variety of road surfaces. The ride height is quickly adjustable by using the threaded shock collars. Further tuning adjustments are also possible by changing the springs and shock oil weight.
TOUGH FRONT END SUSPENSION
The RS4 Sport front end uses the strong C-hub style suspension seen on the latest RC touring cars, with a vertical ball stud camber mount that lets you change the front end roll center – which is a critical racing adjustment that allows the RS4 Sport 3 to be a step above other sport-level RC touring cars. The suspension arm also features multiple shock mounting holes for easy shock angle adjustment.
TUNABLE REAR SUSPENSION
The rear hub is fitted with a vertical ball stud style adjustment that allows easy adjustment of the rear roll center. Moving the ball stud up or down with the optional spacers changes the traction characteristics of the rear end as the car goes through the turns. The suspension arm also features 3 different shock mounting holes for easy shock angle adjustment.
DOUBLE BELLCRANK STEERING
The performance tested adjustable double bell crank system provides optimum steering precision at all speeds. A metal drag link plate connects the cranks for extra durability, the additional drag link mounting positions also allows for Ackermann angle adjustments.
- Length: 431mm (17")
- Height: 127mm (5")
- Width: 190mm (7.5")
- Wheelbase: 254mm (10")
- Specifications are approximate and vary based on your choice of body and wheels
Requires these items, not included:
- 1/10th scale touring car body
- Touring car wheels & tires
- 2-channel surface RC radio system
- Steering servo
- Electronic Speed Controller
- Pinion gear (#6932 recommended)
- 6-cell NiMH or 2S-3S LiPo battery for car
- Battery charger