The Hyper 8.5X, by HoBao, has been redeveloped
from the ground up, incorporating the most successful
aspects of the world reknowned classic Hyper 7, along
with the newest engineering and manufacturing techniques,
to bring you the most technologically advanced and economically
modest Gas/Nitro RC Race Buggy in the world. Everything
has been lightened and strengthened, while the focus remains
on professional performance and ease of maintenance. Trick
polished chrome and high quality aluminum give the Hyper
8.5X the bling to stand out from the crowd. Beautiful
form and aggressive function at an affordable price.
Pro drivers like Jeremy Kortz and World Champ Greg Dagani
have made the switch to the International Hyper Team to
drive the Hyper 8 by HoBao. But why should they enjoy
all the success? Get your own Hyper 8 today and become
part of the winning team!!
Bore Oil-filled shocks with Teflon pistons.
retained suspension hinge pins.
Oil filled and sealed gear differentials.
ball bearing set.
Hard anodized aluminum chassis.
tie-rods and steering links.
bellcrank with servo saver.
performance polished, tuned pipe included.
spur and clutchbell.
rigid suspension arms.
profile racing body and sleek wing.
ABOVE: Chassis is 20g lighter than the original
Hyper 7. Adjustable wheelbase. Power switch mounted
down for safety.
ABOVE: Smaller shocks with more travel. Upper
arm designed with angled ball joint to prevent
ABOVE: Center of gravity and roll center lower
than the previous model. Large air filter profiled
for improved air induction.
ABOVE: New suspension geometry, Independant Suspension,
C-Hub steering. Variable ackerman angle setup center
ABOVE: Lightweight curved suspension arms to maintain
strength. Steering ball ends shaped for max steering
without lock without fouling.
caster block has interchangeable inserts for different
caster angles, does not require removal of driveshaft.
E-clips, Inboard hinge pins in captive supports front
and rear. Outboard hinge pins secured with setscrew.
have one piece molded connectors, which are accurate and
Gearbox casing more compact and is not chassis mounted
for protection, with diff mounted lower
fuel tank does not require 90deg opening for fast filling.
hubs feature interchangeable inserts to alter track width
by 0.15mm each side.
2-piece brake mount for quick spur gear change.
AMB mount features wire runner for personal transponders.
radio box for water protection and easy access with the
antenna tube held in with setscrew.
upper arm features angled ball joint to allow more suspension
down travel without binding on wheel.
toe-in adjustable with different color hub inserts.
suspension geometry allows more travel combined with smaller
shocks for less weight.
feature 3.5mm shafts and more space behind blatter for
more consistent performance.
caster blocks. Choose from 18, 20, or 22, bottom block
of C-hub changes caster.
design fuel tank and high flow air filter as well as sealed
chrome top radio box.
smaller gear box, new suspension geometry and light weight
arms allows for more travel.