Serpent is now offering the Cobra GT EP electric 1/8 touring car in ready to run form! Features include a powerful Dragon 2450Kv brushless motor mated to a waterproof Dragon 120A ESC, a Dragon 10.5kg metal gear servo, Dragon 2.4Ghz radio, a set of pre-mounted high grip race tires and a pre-painted and pre-cut GT body.
This RTR version includes it all. Top quality components packed in a Ready-to-race package, the best start a Hobby-driver can make. High end racing chassis with top quality parts, impressive 2.4 GHz transmitter with nice LCD screen and easy menu, Waterproof electronic speed controller with small footprint, which fits the Cobra GT EP holder like a glove combined with a strong 2450KV brushless motor with lots of torque.
Transmitter and receiver
The DragonRC pistol type transmitter comes with a nice large LCD screen, which makes is easy to select through the easy menu’s. The small and light receiver is fitted inside the radio box of the car.
The electronic speedcontroller is a fully Waterproof 120A unit from DragonRC with a small footprint which fits the Cobra like a glove. The new modern design is very small and attractive looking. Top quality soft silicone covered cables.
The DragonRC brusless sensorless motor is a strong 2450kv unit which gives lots of torque and amazing topspeed. , and is anodized in same bronze color as the other aluminum parts of the car.
Chassis in 3mm 7075 T6 aluminum. Kick-up angle on front for stable landings. Countersunk holes. Slots to locate the front and rear suspension mounts precisely. Angled sides to increase stiffness.
Large foam bumper, which is kept in place by a upper and lower nylon bumper plate.
Composite stiffener front and rear, to give extra stiffness, but still allow some flex as needed.
Central radio / servo mount
Composite compact radio box which offers good space for the steering servo and the receiver.
Battery-cases / side-guards
The main eyecatchers are the extremely low laydown longitudinal placed battery-packs at each side of the car, being part of the side-guards, securely fastened with a fliptop-lid, for easy and fast battery changes. The weight low in the car and in the right position, well balanced. The Lipo holders comply with ROAR legal packs / dimensions.
The motor is placed in the most optimal position in the car, keeping motor-forces and transmission parts / alignment in mind. Only one-screw is needed to secure the BL motor, in the nicely designed durable machined aluminum motor mount. Space for additional motor-cooling available as needed.
Composite steering blocks combined with 10 dgr C-hubs for precise steering. Spring steel wheel-axles with large size bearings and larger inner with precision threaded aluminum wheel-hubs with offset . Flanged wheel nuts to guarantee that you will not loose a wheel nut in a race.
Durable oversized lower suspension arms in strong composite nylon. On the lower side the special shaped down stops screws are mounted. The lower shock-mounting pins are secured with a small grub screw from the bottom.
Front anti-roll bar
The ballraced front anti-roll bar system, consist of a spring steel bend wire, which is guided through the diff-cases and runs in ballraced steel adapters. The wire is linked to the lower suspension arm, with a captured adjustable threaded pivotball, for very precise and low friction operation and easy tuning.
Shock tower and body mounts front
4.0mm thick aluminum anodized shock tower with 2 upper positioning holes for the shocks and and 3 holes for roll-center positions. Strong, in height adjustable body mounts with wide top-section to seat the body well.
Angled steering system / servo saver
The bell cranks are angled to reduce the angle of difference between the total caster and steering plane. Therefore you will have less bump steer and a truer steering Ackerman through the entire range of suspension
With the design of the steering bell cranks when changing the Ackermann you will not need to adjust your steering tie rods. You simply will only need to adjust your end points on your radio..
Rear suspension arms
Durable longer oversized lower suspension arms in strong composite nylon. On the lower side the special downstops screws are mounted. The lower shock-mounting pins are secured with a small grubscrew from the bottom.
Rear uprights assembly
Composite uprights with 3 upper roll-center positions. Strong steel track-rods with L/R threading and strong balljoints to pre-set camber. Hard steel wheel-axles with large size bearings and larger inner ones with precision threaded aluminum wheel-hubs with offset. Flanged wheel nuts to guarantee that you will not loose a wheel nut in a race.
Rear anti-roll bar
The ballraced front anti-roll bar system, consist of a spring steel bend wire, which is guided through the rear wingmount and runs in ballraced steel adapters. The wire is linked to the lower suspension arm, with a captured adjustable threaded pivotball, for very precise and low friction operation.
Shock tower rear
4.5mm thick aluminum shock tower, integrated into the rear section for extra stiffness, with 2 upper positioning holes for the shocks and 3 holes for roll-center positions.
Wing mount and body mounts rear
Polycarbonate rear low aero wing. Central rear body mount with the rear body post, which are adjustable in height easily .
Captured pivot pins and balls and bolted hinge pins
All spring-steel hinge pins are either captured or bolted in place and made in spring-steel quality. This relieves stress on the hinge pin when adjusting the kick up, or anti squat. Your pin is free to rotate to any angle without binding.
RCM big-bore 16mm shocks
Anodizedaluminum shock bodies with durable 4mm shock-rods. Pre-load adjuster clips for ride height setting. Shocks use large diameter membranes and large diameter o-rings and bushings to create a super smooth and leak-proof package. Large diameter pistons are held in place by a nut on the polished shock-rods tops. Open type spring retainer to let dirt out easy.
RCM shock springs
Color coded progressive race shock springs are supplied for the 1st standard set-up and all springs are grinded flat top and bottom, and checked individually for tension and length and are matched.
Compact Gear Differentials
Very compact gear differentials with very smooth metal sintered gears, and steel shaft. Perfect sealing case with special gasket and o-rings. Very light and durable outdrive cups in spring-steel. Hardened spring-steel diff-coupler 13T with connector running in 2 oversized bearings The Cobra-GT-E uses a 13T / 44T combo gearing. 46T central diff gear. This drive ratio will provide amazing acceleration combined with the low vehicle weight.
Front and rear drive
The front has captured driveshafts using a CVD system. The rear has durable black steel driveshafts with hard steel pins.
Hard black steel transmission parts
The front and rear strong hard black steel cardan shafts connect the differentials .
Serpent superlow Cobra GT body, fully pre-painted in a very attractive design and pre-cut too. The very low body has excellent handling and downforce
Tires and wheels
The Cobra is fitted with premounted DragonRC GT racing tires. The tires are glued on durable but flexible DragonRC race-wheels with cell-foam inserts. A super-package for excellent grip on the most common surfaces.
- Release Date: March 2014
- Part: 600045