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HBX Vortex 1/12 Baja Buggy 2WD Brushed

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R/C HBX Vortex 1/12th RTR Scale Electric Powered 2WD Dune Buggy with 390 size brushed motor & splash resistant ESC and Receiver.


Vortex, features a clean, durable design with a strong, lightweight frame that is ready to run and ready to hit the dirt quick.

The vortex comes out of the box fully assembled with a 2.4GHz radio installed. Just charge the included battery pack, install your 2 "AA" size batteries into the transmitter and it is ready to go!

The Vortex features adjustable independent suspension, a 390 size brushed motor, splash resistent ESC/Receiver with a 5 wire servo.

The battery compartment is easily accessible from the bottom of the chassis, so there is no need to remove the body or roll cage.

The chassis is completely countersunk and features side rails. The Vortex comes with a stylish dune buggy body and the PVC cockpit.


2.4GHz radio Li-Ion battery & AC charger.

Length: 338mm

Width: 214mm


Wheelbase: 240mm

Wheel Dia: 74mm

Wheel Span: 30mm (front) 37mm (rear)

Gear Ratio: 11.1:1

Requires 2 AA batteries for the transmitter and its Ready to Run.


This product is not a toy. It is not intended for persons under 14 years of age, unless closely supervised by an adult. 

Body shell colours may vary from images and are selected at random.

Above data is subject to change without notification

**INTERNATIONAL BUYERS: unfortunately we can not ship lipo batteries, please message to discuss sending the car without lipos.



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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
A pleasant surprise.

A brilliant little machine. I only bought one because it would look cool next to my full sized Baja. Was surprised to find it is all ball-raced with steel drive shafts. Only thing it needs is oil-filled shockies.