Serpent releases Viper 977 EVO2



Serpent have released the Viper 977 EVO-2, the latest version of the popular Serpent 1/8 scale onroad gas car.

Serpent has been developing 1/8 scale onroad cars since 1977, officially as company since roughly 1980. That is over 35 years of race and development experience combined!

The Serpent  Viper-EVO-2 is the next step in the continuous development of this very demanding 1/8 scale racing class, the pinnacle of rc car racing. The Viper 977-EVO-2 is all about refinement, to make a superb car even better.

Key new features:

  • New rear end geometry creating more steering and overall grip, lower pivot pins are closer together, creating a longer link between pivot and up-right.
  • New big bore shocks as in use on the 411 4.0 and 748-Wc as well. The short shocks feature machined pistons, a new seal package combined with machined spacers and coated aluminum parts and hardened steel shock shafts. Rear ones have longer shafts.

Other main specs:

  • 4wd belt-driven race car
  • 2-speed Xli gearbox and Centax race clutch; both finepitch gears
  • Independent suspension with hydraulic shocks
  • Front shaft with oneways and rear solid axle
  • Aluminium chassisplate in 7075 T6 with optimised flex and weights slide system
  • 2.5mm carbon radioplate with flex system
  • Aluminium bearingblocks front and rear
  • Central rear axle brake
  • Front cvd , rear dogbone drive, both with quick change wheel system/axles
  • Ball raced front and rear anti-roll bars
  • Aluminium mid-flex system with bearings
  • Front bumper with inserts
  • Serpent spring steel axles and driveshafts
  • Design by Michael Salven

The Serpent Viper 977 in the black 35th Anniversary Edition remains in the program until end of stock.

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