Helion Animus SC

Brand: Helion

Part Number: HLNA0599

£59.62 Web Price RRP £66.99

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The Helion Animus 18SC is the next generation of 1/18th scale performance with an unprecedented set of features and value. This project came to life as a cooperative effort between some of the greatest minds in the RC industry and you, our customers. The premise behind the project set to offer you something different, something revolutionary...value AND performance. Helion R/C design engineers optimized the Animus platform for the latest generation of bashers and enthusiasts. The use of gear differentials and a robust shaft based, ball bearing supported, gear drivetrain reduces maintenance requirements, improves efficiency and performance without compromising value. With the advent and inclusion of crystal-less 2.4 GHz radio technology in the Animus, R/C bashers and enthusiasts can now enjoy using their cars alongside one another instead of worrying about changing or having to buy extra crystals. With a 4,200rpm brushed motor and high performance 1,100 mAh NiMH battery included, the Animus is equipped to not disappoint with speeds topping 20mph! Youll never be out of touch with the latest innovations headed your way from Helion RC!

Helion Animus SC Features
  • Waterproof electronics
  • Ring and pinion type four wheel drive drivetrain
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Planetary gear differentials
  • Ball bearing supported central shaft drivetrain
  • Adjustable, oil filled, coil-over shock absorbers with bladders
  • Adjustable wheelbase
  • Dual bellcrank steering
  • Molded drive shafts and cups
  • Broached ball stud pivot joints
  • Molded camber and steering links
  • Dual position battery strap
  • Hex drive wheels


Name of Product: Animus 18SC
Product Description: 1/18 Scale 4x4 Electric Short Course Truck
Scale: 1/18th
Recommended Usage Environment: Off-road, dry conditions
Drivetrain: 4WD, 4x4
Motor or Engine: 370 size brushed, 4,200rpm
Length: 275mm (10.8in)
Width: 177mm (7in)
Height: 100mm (3.9in)
Wheelbase: 159mm (6.3in)
Weight: 540g (1.2lb)
Chassis: Molded composite
Suspension: Four wheel independent
Internal Gear Ratio: 8.8:1
Wheel Diameter: 30.4mm (1.2in) x 41.8mm (1.6in)

Tire: F/R: 59.7mm (2.4in) All-Terrain
Speed Control: Brushed, 7.2v NiMh Only
Radio: 2.4Ghz 2-Channel
Servos: Analog, integrated with ESC and Receiver
Battery: 1,100 mAh 7.2v NiMH
Charger: AC wall type trickle
Speed: 20+mph
Shock type: Oil filled with bladders and adjustment clips
Body: Short course style with light bars
Ball bearings: 7 bearings included, bushings in wheels
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14yr+
Experience Level: Beginner/Novice
Is Assembly Required: No
Assembly Time: N/A
Preparation Time: <1 Hour + Charging Time

  • Brand: Helion
  • Part No: HLNA0599
  • Scale: 1:18
  • Build Level: Assembled (RTR)
  • Power Source: Electric - Brushed
  • Surface Type: Off Road
  • Vehicle Type: Short Course Truck

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Gaz Durham - 2nd January 2016

Got this for my daughter as a 1st r/c car. Tough little truck for the money took everything we threw at it's battery lasted well to. Outperformed my son's maverick ion truggy and totaly showed up the his brand new FTX surge witch it's main chassis broke with in 5mins of use on the FTX. Would highly recommend this truck for a entry level 1st car. Great fun five stars

Gary Durham - 4th January 2016

Bought this truck for my daughter for Xmas 1st rc car Great little truck excellent value for money !

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Why does my car not move and make a really loud noise?It only moves when I push it but doesn't go as fast as it use to.
Asked by Ryan on 11th September 2016

That sounds like a drivetrain issue. It would be worth stripping down your diffs and geartrain and inspecting for signs of wear, or small stones, etc which may have become trapped.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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