Team Associated 1/10 Apex2 ST550 Holden Commodore Sports inspired Electric RTR RC Car
Apex2 2021 Holden Commodore inspired ST550 Sports Electric RTR RC Car
Team Associated's all-new ST550 Super Touring Race Car is a highly detailed and fun-to-drive Ready-to-Run RC car. Built on a budget-friendly Apex2 Sport chassis, the ST550 includes some of the latest features in racing. A front and rear independent suspension with coil-over shocks and active rear toe give the Apex2 Sport the ultimate in handling on uneven tarmac. This makes it a perfect platform for the Super Touring race class!
Some months on, the Holden Commodore is no more but its most recent predecessor lives on. Opel/Vauxhall, now part of the Peugeot-Citroen group, has introduced in Europe the updated version of the car we knew as a Holden Commodore.
We can’t know for certain if Holden would have imported re-badged Insignias if its future was looking a little brighter.
But it’s interesting to consider what a 2021 Holden Commodore might have looked like.
Visually, there’s not a lot of change to the outer skin. The front and rear have been redesigned subtly, giving the appearance of a lower and wider car.
Of course, there are no certainties the new powertrains and features would have made their way Down Under to live a second life as Holden Commodores, or indeed if GM would have continued at all with the Commodore nameplate at all considering it no longer owns the European-based Opel and Vauxhall brands, but you can now own and inspired by this new Team Associated 1/10 Apex2 ST550.
Super Touring is a segment of motorsports that got its start in the mid-90s. These cars were based on production road cars with extensive modifications made for racing. It quickly became popular among motorsport enthusiasts and RC racers alike. Many RC manufacturers jumped on the popularity of this new class of racing, with Team Associated's entry being the TC3 back in 1999.
Fast-forward to today and the Super Touring class, now called "New Generation V8 Supercar," is still popular. Once again Team Associated has jumped into this popular class, this time with the Apex2 Sport ST550 Super Touring Car chassis. The ST550 features realistic race car looks, such as injection-moulded disk brakes, spoiler, mirrors, and race-inspired graphics.
- Steel dog bones and drive axles
- Sealed front and rear gear differentials
- Adjustable hook and loop battery straps
- Injection-molded brake calipers and rotors
- Aluminum motor plate
- Adjustable shock mounting locations
- Bolt-on steering plates
- Molded one-piece tie rods and steering links
- Adjustable body post height locations
- Plastic tub main chassis
- POM-filled injection-molded pivot balls
- Oilite bushings
For better handling, A-arm front and rear independent suspension keeps the Apex2 chassis under control during the wildest of driving conditions
Plastic body shock absorbers smooth out the bumps when cruising around the streets
A sealed centre driveline keeps dirt and debris out for smooth and reliable power delivery
Active rear suspension allows the amount of toe change to be adjusted through the suspension cycle, increasing or rear grip.
The Reedy 550 15-turn 3-slot motor provides plenty of torque and tyre ripping speed.
Reedy SC500X programmable brushed ESC (program card sold separately) and Reedy Sport 55015-turn 3-slot brushed motor
- Power Source: Electric
- Terrain: On-Road
- Body Style: Rally
- Scale Size: 1:10 Scale
- Assembly Level: Ready-To-Run*
- Length: 458mm (18.03in)
- Width: 190mm (7.48in)
- Wheelbase: 259mm (10.2in)
- Weight: varies
- Internal Gear Ratio: 2.6
- Drive: 4WD
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Required items (not included)
- 1 x 7.4V LiPo battery
- 1 x Compaitble LiPo Charger
- 4 x AA Alkaline batteries for the Remote