To celebrate 35 successful years in the RC business, Serpent has announced their plans to produce a limited edition Viper 977 35th Anniversary Edition! While the details are still under wraps, Serpent has revealed that only 350 will ever be made with kit #001 to be auctioned off on Ebay for charity. The 001 kit will include an exclusive 35th Anniversary Edition tool set that is laser engraved with the 35th Anniversary logo. More details on the Serpent Viper 977 35th Anniversary Edition will be announced later this month.
Update: Since first posting this article, Serpent has revealed a little more information on the upcoming Viper 977 35th Anniversary Edition. This special version, which is based on the 977 Evo, features multiple unique upgrades including a black anodized aluminum chassis which is laser engraved with the 35th Anniversary logo, black anodized aluminum parts with machined edges, a new chassis stiffener, front and rear carbon aero disks, brass chassis weight, aluminum servo saver set and a carbon transponder mount. The 977 35th Anniversary Edition will also include a Serpent lap top bag, Serpent logo cap, and a certificate of authenticity. It is expected to be fully unveiled in the coming weeks and will go on sale by the end of December.