(photos: HPI Racing) HPI Racing Special Edition Savage X 4.6 RTR | £579.99 | www.hpiracing.com
huge wheelies, big air stunts and going at extreme speed are pretty much made-believe stunts that you would see in Hollywood movies. trying those stunts not only put yourself and others at risk but it is most definitely going to wreck your precious ride and knocking out some trash cans and lamp posts in the process. instead, why not try those thrills that you dreamed of at a much smaller (and safer) scale – or 1/8 scale to be exact? say hello to HPI Racing Special Edition Savage X 4.6 RTR 2.4GHz radio control model truck cos’ this is the truck that’s going make your adrenalin pumping. it is 1/8 scale, so it is by no means small in terms of RC vehicles and it is powered by a Nitro Star 4.6 big block nitro engine that delivers nearly 3 horsepower screaming through all its four wheels, sending it to a top speed of 73 km/h (45 mph). this SE RC truck comes with an all-new Dodge Charger R/T shell, complete with a massive replica supercharger on its hood. the SE Savage has a limited production run of just 1000 units worldwide and each chassis is individually numbered. features expected include orange-anodized chassis parts, polished aluminum tuned pipe, aluminum Big Bore shocks with dual-stage springs, sintered bulletproof differential gears, dual fiber disc brakes, two-stage air filter, two-speed gearbox, black Warlock wheels, metal-gear steering servo and of course, the interference-free 2.4GHz radio system. the HPI Racing Special Edition Savage X 4.6 RTR comes fully assembled, so all you need is some nitro fuel and you are good to go. the HPI Racing Special Edition Savage X 4.6 RTR (Ready-to-Run) 2.4GHz with Dodge Charger will set you back at around £579.99 a set. tear past the jump for a small gallery.