The Baja 5B, simply the most popular 1/5 chassis to date. Compatible with 99% of the parts from the original HPI Baja 5B. Unlike the original, Rovan has pre-installed a 29cc 4-bolt petrol engine with a Dominator style tuned exhaust pipe for that extra power we're all looking for!
On top of the power increase, Rovan made the drive shafts 33% larger, installed an aluminium clutch mount, steel roll cage, sway bars, MX rear tyres, NGK spark plug, Walbro carburetor and a 45kg steering servo!
This Baja buggy can jump big with the long-travel suspension and exceed speeds of 70kph with further minor modification high speed gearing (ROV-853192)
Check out the Rovan Baja 5B 290S (Sports Edition) in Action!
To power, this huge 1/5 RC car is this massive 29cc 4-bolt engine with an NGK CMR7H spark plug & a Walbro carburetor to give you the best performance and reliability.
Pre-installed is a steel tuned exhaust pipe that increases the performance by 17%! This pipe has a crisp note that adds attitude to your Baja 5B.
Just like a high-performance dirt bike, this beast grips its terrain with these extreme motor cross tyres!
Rovan has drastically improved the steering power of the Baja 5B with a whole new servo that has metal gears and outputs 45kg of torque!
Drive with the precision of the FlySky GT3B transmitter! Featuring an LCD display, 3 channel, 10 model memory, servo end points. Also, the included receiver has a built in fail-safe so if something does happen to the signal (like a flat battery) the car will just roll to a stop.
The Rovan & HPI Baja 5B is 99% which means when you're purchasing a replacement part you'll have the option of purchasing a Rovan or a genuine HPI. On top of that, most of the aftermarket parts such as RPM RC will fit also.
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- 29cc Petrol Engine
- Steel Roll Cage
- Stronger Rear Upper Shock Tower
- Aluminium Long-Travel Shocks
- 2.4Ghz Remote Controller - FlySky GT3B
- 9mm Driveshafts
- Beadlocked Wheels
- 3000mAh NiMH 6.0v Battery
- 2A NiMH Charger - 1.5-hour Charge
- 8000RPM Clutch
- Dirt Buster Front Tyres
- MX Rear Tyres
- 45kg Steering Servo - With Metal Gears
- Length: 817mm (34.25”)
- Width: 480mm (18.89”)
- Height: 255mm (10.03”)
- Weight: 11.9kg (23.6 lbs)
- Wheelbase: 570mm (22.44”)
- Ground Clearance: 76mm (2.99”)
- Drivetrain: 2WD
- 2 Stroke Oil
- 8 AA Batteries
|Sway Bars||No||Front & Rear|
|Rear Tyres||Dirt Buster||MX (Motor Cross)|
|Remote Controller||2.4Ghz||2.4Ghz with LCD Display|
|Rear Shock Tower||Single Bar||Double Bar|
|On/Off Road:||Off Road|
|Front shock oil:||40w|
|Rear shock oil:||40w|
|Front differential oil:||40w|
|Rear differential oil:||40w|
|Pinion gear:||17T 1.5Mod|
|Spur gear:||57T 1.5Mod|
|Wheel hex size:||24mm|