Redcat Racing has presented the new Scout II Gen8 AXE Edition Ready-to-Run (RTR) scale crawler features a HobbyWing XERUN sensored Bluetooth AXE system brushless motor and ESC, Reefs RC 422HD V2 metal gear waterproof servo and Flysky GT5 6 channel radio. The Gen8 AXE also offers total control when throttling through the Hobbywing power system allows ultra smooth throttle response for the most precise trigger movements.
One of the coolest features of the Gen8 AXE is the ability to change ESC settings on the fly, while in the middle of a course or trail. Thanks to the Bluetooth connectivity, you can adjust the ESC parameters directly from your connected smartphone.
The Scout II Gen8 AXE also features a highly detailed fully licensed International Scout II body, hard plastic grill, plastic folding mirrors, molded inner and outer fenders, shackle mount front bumper, receiver hitch ready rear bumper, and plastic rock sliders. The Gen8’s body and bumpers are ready to have LED lights installed.
The new Reefs 422HD V2 steering servo has an extremely high torque rating (30kg/cm) using digital coreless motor offers incredible precision. All of this power and precision is transferred through steel internal gears for durability.
The vehicle is a highly competitive rock crawler that includes many performance features such as: C-channel frame rails, low center of gravity battery tray, centrally mounted divorced transfer case, lockable slipper clutch, portal axles with metal gear covers, MOD-1 gears, machined aluminum spools, front CVAs, 32 rubber-sealed ball bearings, threaded aluminum shocks, 47º steering blocks with proper Ackerman, Panhard bar, LED-ready bumpers, winch-ready front bumper, and frame mounted floor pans.
The chassis has other enhancements over the standard Gen8 as well. These enhancements include a new convertible style body with full roll cage, a pair of plastic injected molded seats, dashboard, steering wheel, gear shifts; plus an included by not installed spare tire and soft top.
The new heavy duty axles, stronger portal gears, flat bottom skid plate, stronger plastic axle housings and steel transmission gears are also included to make the Gen8 AXE Edition stronger than ever. Portal axles provide more ground clearance without needing bigger tires. On GEN8 models, much of the gear reduction happens inside the portal axles, which means less chassis torque twist than traditional axle shaft driven rock crawlers. The portal axles provide 54.5mm of ground clearance and include metal gear covers, metal wheel hexes, and CNC machined spools.
The innovative dual design slipper clutch allows the driver to set the slipper clutch, or completely lock it out. Locking out the slipper clutch is simple, just remove the slipper pads and springs, then reassemble. The GEN8 AXE Edition includes a 32P spur gear and steel Mod 1 gears in the transmission, transfer case, and portal axles.
The Gen8 AXE Edition’s heavy duty metal geared transmission and transfer case feature massive Mod 1 gears, which are designed for hard core crawling of the most grueling conditions. A sealed pinion and spur keeps the gears safe from rocks and debris. The Redcat GEN8 AXE Edition features a front mounted brushless Hobbywing AXE motor and a divorced transfer case.
The Redcat GEN8 AXE Edition makes it easy to conquer all types of terrain. The stock configuration offers users 80mm of ground clearance, a 61 degree approach angle, and a 39.5 degree departure angle.
This edition includes numerous stickers for the user to install to make this Gen8 your own. There are three body side stickers; red, white or grey. Interior options include woodgrain or plaid door panel stickers. Other accessories included in the box for the user to install include, side view mirrors, pinpoint vinyl bikini top, spare tire & mount.
The Gen8 International Scout II AXE Edition is highly upgradeable with many upgraded parts available, including numerous 3D printable parts that have been made available for download by our engineers.
Features Scout II Gen8 AXE Edition RTR Crawler
- Gen8 AXE: Fully Assembled.
- Motor/ESC: HOBBYWING XERUN AXE 540 system – (Sensored, Brushless, Bluetooth).
- Radio: FLYSKY GT5 6-channel 2.4GHz programmable radio system.
- Chassis: 1.5mm Thick Steel C-Channel Frame Rails.
- Drive System: 4-Wheel-Drive, Front Mounted Motor.
- Transmission: Single Speed with Lockable Slipper Clutch.
- Transfer Case: Divorced, Centrally Mounted.
- Length: 571mm Stock.
- Wheelbase: 324mm Stock (312-336mm Adjustable).
- Ground clearance: 80mm stock.
- Suspension: 4-Link Rear and 3-Link Front with Panhard Bar.
- Shocks: 95mm Adjustable Coilover Threaded Aluminum Body.
- Axles: Portal Axles with CNC aluminum spools, 6mm Solid Rear Axle Shafts and CVA Front Axle.
- Wheels: 1.9in with Beadlocks.
- Tires: Fully Licensed Irok Super Swamper tires.
Needed to complete:
- Battery and Charger.
- AA Batteries for Transmitter.