Thursday , 29 February 2024

Helion Animus 18TR

Helion Animus 18TR
Helion Animus 18TR

The second Animus platform derivative (after the Animus 18SC), the 18TR continues the next generation of 1/18th scale performance with an unprecedented set of features and value. The premise behind the Animus is to offer something revolutionary: value AND performance. Helion R/C design engineers optimized the Animus platform for the latest generation of bashers and enthusiasts.

As with its sister 18SC, the use of gear differentials and a robust shaft based, ball bearing supported, gear drivetrain reduces maintenance requirements, improves efficiency and performance without compromising value. With the advent and inclusion of crystal-less 2.4 GHz radio technology in the Animus, R/C bashers and enthusiasts can enjoy using their cars alongside one another instead of worrying about changing or having to buy extra crystals. With a 370 sized brushed motor and high performance 1,100 mAh NiMH battery included, the Animus 18TR is equipped to not disappoint with speeds topping 20mph!

Enjoying the Helion RC product line is also now easier than ever as it and you are fully supported and backed by HobbyTown USA®! With over 150 locations nationwide you’ll never be out of touch with the latest innovations headed your way from Helion RC! Available in HobbyTown USA stores and at www.HobbyTown.com this week!

Specifications
Scale: 1/18th
Motor or Engine: 370 size brushed
Length: 235mm (9.25in)
Width: 172mm (6.77in)
Height: 81mm (3.19in)
Wheelbase: 159mm (6.3in)
Weight: 540g (1.2lb)
Chassis: Molded composite
Suspension: Four wheel independent
Internal Gear Ratio: 8.8:1
Wheel Diameter: 42mm (1.65in) x 23mm (0.91in)
Tire: F/R: 60mm (2.36in) x 27mm (1.06in)
Speed Control: Brushed, 7.2v NiMh Only
Radio: 2.4Ghz 2-Channel
Servos: Analog, integrated with ESC and Receiver
Battery: 1,100 mAh 7.2v NiMH
Charger: AC wall type trickle
Speed: 20+mph
Shock type: Oil filled with bladders and adjustment clips
Body: 1/8 Truggy type with spoiler
Ball bearings: 7 bearings included, bushings in wheels

Helion Animus 18TR Chassis Shot
Helion Animus 18TR Chassis Shot

Product Name: Animus 18TR RTR
Item Number: HLNA0038
Suggested Street Price: $99.99

[source: www.helion-rc.com]

About Tony Phalen

Tony Phalen - As an avid RC enthusiast, Tony has been building, bashing and racing RC Cars for over 30 years. He has participated in every kind of surface racing events - 1/18 scale trucks, 1/10 scale TC, Rock Racers, Rally - if it had wheels, he's raced it! He's also worked on both sides of the industry fence; collaborating with many major manufacturers (as well as being a sponsored driver) to working for a high-profile industry magazine. During this time he has learned many tricks, tips and techniques and is sharing that knowledge on CompetitionX - the most informative RC website on the internet!

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