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Rovan 45cc 1/5 Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol Buggy

Original price $1,195.00
Current price $1,159.00
Color: Red

Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Desert Buggy

Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja Buggy

This Rovan Baja upgraded model simply is the most popular 1/5 chassis to date and ultimate 2WD Buggy in its class; Fast and Furious!!!  

Compatible with 99% of the parts from the original HPI Baja 5B. Unlike the original, Rovan has pre-installed a 45cc 4-bolt petrol engine with a Dominator style tuned steel exhaust pipe for that extra power 17% more that all enthusiasts looking for!

In addition to the increased power, Rovan made the drive shafts 33% larger, installed an Aluminium Clutch mount, Steel Roll cage, Sway bars, MX Rear Tyres, NGK Spark plug, Walbro Carburettor and a 45kg Steering Servo, upgraded Pinion gear  to handle the ultimate racing challenges and sheer driving pleasure!!!

Engine: 45cc Two Stroke Petrol powered
To power, this huge 1/5 RC car is this massive 45cc 4-bolt engine with an NGK CMR7H spark plug & a Walbro Carburettor to give you the best performance and reliability.

Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja Buggy

Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja Buggy

More Power
Pre-installed steel tuned exhaust pipe increases the performance by 17%! This pipe has a crisp note that adds attitude to your Baja.

17 Percent More Power

Motor Cross Tyres
Just like a high-performance dirt bike, this beast grips its terrain with these extreme motor cross tyres!
Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja Buggy

Rovan 1/5 45cc Baja 5B Sport 2WD Off Road Petrol RC Baja Buggy

45kg Steering Servo
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!
45kg Steering Servo

Advanced FlySky Remote Controller

Drive with precision with 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.

FlySky GT3B

99% Compatible With the Genuine HPI Baja 5B

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.


  • 45cc 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: 12.5 Kg (23.8 lbs)
  • Wheelbase: 570mm (22.44”)
  • Ground Clearance: 76mm (2.99”)
  • Drivetrain: 2WD
  • Box Size 85 x 47 x 29cm

Required Items (Not Included)
  • Petrol
  • 2 Stroke Oil (Castrol or similar 25:1 Ratio = 40ml of Oil to 1 litre of Unleaded fuel)
  • 8 AA Batteries

Note before and during use:-

  • Please apply oil to Air filter foam with an approved oil prior to driving to prevent engine damage
  • Ensure the on car battery is fully charged prior to every use
  • Ensure you turn the Radio Transmitter On first and turn the Car power switch On second when starting and turn the Car power Off first and Transmitter Off second when turning off.  This is to avoid the car going on its own when starting or turning off to avoid injury and damage
  • Use 25:1 ratio 2 Stroke Oil mixed with 91 or 95 Octane fuel (40mm of oil to 1 litre of fuel or 200ml of oil to 5 litres of fuel)
  • Use only good quality 1.5v Alkaline batteries in the remote. Never use rechargeable batteries and
  • Always turn the Radio Transmitter 'On' first before starting the Car and ensure the Car is turned 'Off' first before switching the Transmitter off to avoid the car going on its own and causing injury or damage
  • Ensure all wheel nuts are tightened and check all suspension bolts and components before every drive

SPARE PARTSFull range of parts available most times.  Visit our store at 1/95 Cheltenham Road, Dandenong (Mr Muffler Building) Victoria 3175 or email:

Size (Scale): 1:5
Skill Level: Expert
Power Source: 2 Stroke Petrol
Chassis Type: Buggy
On/Off Road: Off Road
Drivetrain: 2WD
Factory specs
Battery connector: Tamiya
Front shock oil: 40w
Rear shock oil: 40w
Rear differential oil: 40w
Pinion gear: 17T 1.5Mod
Spur gear: 57T 1.5Mod
Wheel hex size: 24mm

You may also checkout the 4WD versions including 5IVE-T model at Techno Hobbies!

We offer counter sales and technical advice on Saturdays, however, we are still offering click and collect service from our Shop Location at Mr Muffler Building at 1/95 Cheltenham Road, Dandenong Victoria 3175.

Alternatively, you can contact us on Mobile: 0408 106 686 or message us at or

For shipping: Please call 0400 392 417 to obtain a quote or email: