Waterproof HPI

Waterporof HPI xs savage
hpi sealed electronicsAnother company (HPI) has finally created a waterproof rc truck other than traxxas. HPI has decieded to get into the waterproof rc car business offering the Waterproof HPI Savage XS Flux & the Waterproof HPI E-Firestorm Flux both priced around $300.

The E-Firestorm Flux is just an upgraded version of HPI’s 1/10 scale stadium truck. Along with the waterproof electronics upgrade they’ve added a 2.4 Ghz Radio: a must have with any RC as it’s far better than anything AM ever was. They’ve also added a 8.4v battery and (throwaway) charger.

hpi waterproof motorThe Savage XS Flux is a new mini vehicle with the same design as the very popular Savage Flux, just scaled down. The Savage XS Flux accepts 1/10 scale batteries & electronics which propels it over 65 MPH.

Although I’ve got to point out that HPI is following traxxas by both adding the waterproof feature, scaling down other popular RCs, and adding a battery and charger to the box, I will admit car looks fantastic and HPI is known for making better quality than Traxxas.

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