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Kyosho Turbo Optima Gold 1/10 Scale 4WD Buggy - KIT

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Turbo Optima Gold 1/10 Scale 4WD Buggy - KIT from Kyosho - KYO30619

Version Info: This buggy is a KIT, and as such will require electronics, paint, tires and other equipment (see Requires below for details).

After the dynamic impact of the Optima was felt across the R/C racing scene, the Turbo Optima launched in 1986 as the strongest machine in the series. Until now. In addition to larger diameter tires, large capacity pressure shocks, front & rear stabilizers and Le Mans 240S motor, the immortal Turbo Optima was modernized for 8.4V power and makes its debut as the 7th model of the vintage series. Key components of the Turbo Optima chassis have been redesigned to meet the demands of modern racing conditions and power sources, and share DNA with the Optima and Javelin.

The new Turbo Optima is not simply a reproduction of the original and includes gold anodized parts that were optional upgrades on the original, gold shocks with dial adjustment of chassis height and new modern block pattern tires. Higher specs and design features deliver modern performance standards and visual impact that captures the magic of the original and it is backed by Motion RC's world-renowned customer service and technical support. Drive on!

  Visit the Official Kyosho Turbo Optima Gold 1/10 Scale 4WD Buggy Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Wider Body Design

Wider Body Design


The Turbo Optima’s wider body design (than the Optima) for compatibility with the 8.4V battery of 1986 has been accurately recreated. The packaging color scheme can be reproduced with the masking sheet & Decals included.

New Chassis Design


Simple design of the aluminum backbone-style chassis realizes high rigidity. 6061T6 aluminum alloy is used on the main chassis, shock towers and plates for superior strength and corrosion resistance. Countersunk screws reduce the number of nuts used and produce a flat finish.

New Chassis Design
Load Change Protection

Load Change Protection


The gearbox is equipped with a slipper clutch that protects the drive system from sudden load changes and is easily adjustable for compatibility with various surface conditions. Sintered alloy 48 pitch gears combined with high impact nylon gears can deal with the current power technologies.

Modernized Aluminum Oil Shocks


Aluminum oil shocks modernized with threaded bodies for dial adjustment of ride height while recreating the style of the originals.

Modernized Aluminum Oil Shocks
Gold Anodized Aluminum Components

Gold Anodized Aluminum Components


A total of 15 key gold anodized aluminum components that were "Option House" upgrades in the original such as main chassis, shock stays, side plates, and motor guard are included as standard.

Improved Performance


Stabilizers are equipped on front and rear to deliver improved performance through reducing chassis roll in the corners.

Improved Performance
Modern Block Pattern Tires

Modern Block Pattern Tires


While still following the style of the original, the new Turbo Optima features modern block pattern tires for evolved running performance. Stylish large diameter (50mm/2-inch) wheels have evolved into a one-piece design and are included as standard.

Adjustable Rear Toe Settings


Rear toe settings can be adjusted to 0°, 1°, 2° by changing out the bushings supplied. 12mm wheel hexes are secured with innovative set screw pins for reliable running.

Adjustable Rear Toe Settings

Features:

  • While a faithful reproduction the original Turbo Optima, each key performance component has been revised for compatibility with modern power sources
  • 4WD belt drive. Pulley for chain is also included in the kit so purchase of an optional chain can change the drive system
  • Equipped with FRP radio plate that is compatible with major brand ESC’s (speed controllers)
  • Three toe angle settings ( 0°, 1°, 2°) can be used by inserting different bushings into the rear hub carrier
  • Aluminum hex wheel hubs are be securely fixed with set screw pins
  • Equipped with sintered metal counter gears
  • Full ball bearing specifications (18 bearings)
  • Includes separate driver figure with helmet and polycarbonate body
  • Battery holders are compatible with various modern batteries and secured with hook and loop straps for easy removal of battery
  • Hex screws used for assembly provide secure construction

Includes:

  • Kyosho Turbo Optima Gold 1/10 Scale 4WD Buggy - KIT
  •  Chassis kit with clear body and driver figure
  • Decals
  • Hex wrenches
  • Cross wrench
  • Shock wrench
  • Shock oil
  • Grease

Requires:

  • 2-channel R/C system (1x servo and 1x ESC)
  • 540 Size Motor (20T-27T recommended) 
  • 7.2V 1800mAh NiMH battery
  • Tires and Inserts
  • Pinion Gear
  • Paint (body comes out of the box unpainted)
  • NiMH compatible battery charger - we recommend the SkyRC B6AC V2 50W 6 Cell (6S) AC/DC LiPo Battery Charger

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : intermediate
BUILD TIME : 1 hour

Model Scale

1/10

Length

395mm / 15.5in

Width

244mm / 9.6in

Height

120mm / 4.7in

Weight (No Battery)

1600g / 56.4oz

Wheelbase

260mm / 10.9in

Ground Clearance

N/A

Body

ABS Plastic

Chassis

N/A

Drivetrain

N/A

Wheel Size (Diameter x Width)

N/A

Wheel Hex Size

N/A

Tire Tread

Front: 208mm / Rear: 208mm

Bushing Material

N/A

Suspension

N/A

Shock Type

Oil-Filled

Transmission

N/A

Gear Pitch

N/A

Internal Gear Ratio

9.24:1

Final Drive Ratio

N/A

Pinion

N/A

Spur Gear

N/A

Differential

N/A

Ball Bearings

N/A

Brakes

N/A

Electronic Speed Control

45A

Motor

5 turn 540 type (G15 motor)

Battery

7.2V 1800mAh NiMH battery (required)

Max Battery Dimensions (L x W x H)

N/A

Servos

N/A

Radio

Syncro KT-231P+ transmitter

Lights

No

Sound

No

Water Resistant

N/A

Skill Level

Intermediate

Assembly Time

1 Hour

Recommended Environment

Offroad

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