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Maybe you’ve never owned an HPI Sprint 2 before, but many people have. Those that have know it is a durable, and fun, on-road machine. HPI has announced their latest version of the Sprint 2, a BMW M3. The Bimmer comes in bright orange and is motivated by a 5900kV Flux brushless system. Street price is estimated to be right at $300.

* Officially licensed BMW M3 E92 body
* Waterproof
* 2.4GHz radio system
* Comes on 1/10th Sprint 2 belt driven 4WD chassis
* Vektor 5900 kV brushless motor
* HPI Flux Vapor ESC w/ LVC

Hit up This Link to see what’s new on the official HPI website, or Click Here for more HPI news on BigSquidRC.

HPI Racing WR8 Flux Ken Block 2013 GRC Fiesta RTR
HPI Racing has announced a new 1/8th scale WR8 Flux Ken Block Ford Fiesta. The latest version features 2013 livery for a sharp new look. Some of the other features of the Ken Block WR8 Flux 2013 Fiesta include-

* Waterproof Flux 4000kV brushless system
* HPI TF-40 2.4GHz radio system
* Licensed fifteen52 Tarmac wheels with HPI tires
* Speeds of up to 60 mph on 3S LiPo

The part number is #112715, it will have a street price of $479, and they are expected to start hitting hobby shops later this month. Click This Link to visit the official HPI website.

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HPI Ford Mustang GT-R Sprint 2 Flux
The Ford Mustang GT-R Spint 2 Flux from HPI Racing has hot scale looks and brushless power to go fast. On the outside it sports a fully licensed body that looks very much like its full scale counterpart, while under the hood a 5900kv brushless motor makes sure it has enough power to make it a thrill to drive. Some of its other features and specifications include-

* Waterproof
* Flux 5900kv brushless motor
* 2.4GHz radio system
* Officially licensed body
* Orange anodized aluminum parts
* Officially licensed Rays/Volk wheels
* Complete bearing set
* Belt driven 4wd
* Length- 17″
* Wheelbase- 10″
* Width- 7.9″

The part number for the Mustang Sprint 2 Flux is #112710 and it has a street price of $349. Hit up This Link for more information.

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Ken Block WR8 FLUX HPI Europe Video

HPI Racing has just released a new video of their Ken Block WR8 FLUX in some wild action at their European warehouse. Watch the video to see not only some sweet drift action, but also what rc is all about, having some good old fashioned fun. Don’t forget to check out the HPI Website for more information on all their products.

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HPI WR8 3.0 Flux WRC Rally Car
Rally cars are hot, hot, hot right now, and HPI has added another one to their product line-up. The new waterproof HPI RTR WR8 3.0 Flux Ford Fiesta Abu Dhabi Castrol WRC Rally Car comes ready to rock with a 2.4 GHz radio system, Castle brushless system, and is ready for all sorts of on road or off road fun. Some of its primary features and specifications include-

* Pre-Assembled 1/8th scale Rally Car
* Waterproof
* Based on the Bullet Flux truck
* Flux Vapor Pro speed controller
* Flux Vektor 4000Kv motor
* 2S and 3S LiPo compatible
* TF-40/RF-40 2.4GHz 3-channel radio system
* Radio has failsafe and drop-down steering wheel
* Powerful & waterproof steering servo
* 3mm aluminum chassis with centralized weight balance
* Full-time 4WD for excellent control
* Adjustable battery tray
* Front skidplate with durable foam bumper
* Splashproof receiver box
* Tough oil-filled gear differentials
* Realistic Michelin tarmac rally tires
* Aluminum shock towers front and rear
* High ground clearance for driving on most surfaces
* Mud guards for rear shocks prevent dirt build-up
* Quick access to all critical maintenance points
* Dual bellcrank steering
* Front and rear sway bars
* All socket head hardware
* Full set of rubber-sealed ball bearings
* Wheelbase: 300mm
* Length: 485mm
* Height: 172mm
* Width: 227mm
* Tire Diameter: 80mm
* Part #109364

Expect a street price of $480 and you can get more information on the Official HPI Website.

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hpi blitz flux

I know we a lot of people have been waiting for this one! HPI has finally announced the new Blitz Flux! Some highlights include a Flux Shot 4300 motor, Flux Reload V2 speed controller, Waterproof, RTR with a 2.4GHZ radio system, HB Megabite tires, and can handle up to a 3S lipo.

From the press release:
Factory-assembled and painted 2WD short course racing truck
HPI Flux Shot 4300KV motor with heatsink casing
HPI Flux Reload V2 with 3S capability, cooling fan and waterproofing
Long composite chassis fits 7-cell NiMH or hard case LiPo battery pack
Painted and detailed body with matte black/graphite look
HB Megabite tires for extra grip and control
High performance racing shocks for extra tuning capability
2.4GHz radio for easy, no-crystal control
Proven racing design for winning potential
Steel turnbuckles for easy tuning
Sealed gear drivetrain for extra durability
Waterproof receiver box
Waterproof steering servo
Tough bumpers front and rear to protect the suspension and chassis
Long wishbone suspension design for amazing handling in rough conditions

Everyone here has been a huge Blitz fan, so it’s nice to see this version finally make it’s way to market. Street price will run about $350.

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hpi super flux 5sc

I think a lot of folks are wondering how the HPI Racing Super 5SC Flux is going to do. It’s priced right, it’s big, and it’s 4WD! We had the chance to unbox one with our good friend Steve from the Hobby Town in Orland Park, IL. First impressions are decent. It’s big and heavy, but only time will tell if a 1/8th scale power system can take the abuse we plan on giving that vehicle. Over all it feels pretty sturdy.

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baja 5b flux

It seems like the people over at HPI Racing have been on the warpath lately for releasing new vehicles! Their latest announcement is for the RTR Baja 5B Flux. It boasts speeds of 60mph on 8s lipo using a Castle Creations Mamba XL2 ESC and NEU-Castle 2028-780Kv Motor. HPI reworked the all the aluminum parts for this one, and have gone with a gun metal color this time around. The drive train is the same as used in the 5SC to handle the massive power, and the adjustable motor mount will help you get that gearing just right.

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HPI Racing recently announced a couple of sweet looking shells for the Savage XS. Both the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon and Chevtrolet El-Camino SS bodies come with decals and masks, and are made from durable 0.030″ polycarbonate.

HPI Savage XS El-Camino SS BodyHPI Savage XS Jeep Rubicon Body








More info is available on the HPI website here and here.