HPI has announced a special Hara Edition of their ROAR National
Championship winning Pro 4 electric Touring Car. The RS4 Pro 4 was a
radical departure from previous Touring Cars, offering new concepts for
suspension geometry and transmission. It has gone on to win many world
races including the 2004 ROAR Paved On-Road Electric Nationals driven
by HPI team driver Atsushi Hara. This version, named after Hara, was
designed to his specifications. HPI has added the best of their latest
hop-ups to an already exceptional kit and created a world class,
championship winning Touring Car.
A list of some of the top races the Pro 4 has won:
â€¢ 2005 DHI Cup (Hara 1st place over world champion)
â€¢ 2004 ROAR Paved On-Road Electric Nationals (Hara 1st place)
â€¢ 2004 Swiss Nationals (Jean-Marc Betticher 1st place, top 3 winners were driving the Pro 4)
â€¢ 2004 IFMAR ISTC & 1/12th On Road Worlds Warm Up (Hara TQ, 1st Place)
â€¢ 2004 DHI Cup (Hara TQ, 1st Place, Fastest Lap)
The Hara Edition Pro 4 features:
â€¢ 2.25mm upper deck provides more grip with the same front to rear
stiffness for improved track performance. The included cone washers and
o-rings improve chassis durability.
â€¢ Competition aluminum threaded shock set with fluorine coated shock
body, new smoother o-ring, and new pistons provides extra smooth action
for improved suspension performance.
â€¢ Precision machined aluminum servo mounts for extra durability.
â€¢ Heavy duty, self lubricating ball cups for increased strength and smoother suspension movement.
â€¢ Included Front Solid Axle Set (spool) for more stable acceleration
out of corners and during heavy braking. Precision machined from light
weight aluminum for quick acceleration and higher top speed.
â€¢ Additional set of pivot blocks and spacers provide a wide range of
tuning options to accommodate different track conditions and
â€¢ Integrated differential nut design adds strength and prevents the differential from loosening up.
â€¢ Delrin outdrive set to reduce drivetrain friction for higher performance and increased efficiency.
â€¢ Machined aluminum motor mount with open ended design for easier motor installation and removal.
â€¢ Precision machined lightweight input shafts for quicker acceleration
and throttle response. Integrated spur gear mount adds rigidity and
prevents spur gear flex.
The special Hara Edition Pro 4 is offered in commemorative packaging
using the bright colors of Haraâ€™s race-winning cars and is available in