RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Scale Mini Crawler w/D90 Body Set (Blue) & 2.4GHz Radio

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The RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR offers the versatility and advanced design needed to deliver true 1/18 scale performance. Packed full of capability, the Gelande II is ready for challenging terrain and is built with quality materials and craftsmanship. It can maneuver extreme descents and climbs with ease, is built for the true off-road enthusiast.

The core of the Gelande II is the redesigned R5 1/18 Mini Transmission V2 that delivers power to the 1/18 Yota II Axles. This chassis delivers on performance and looks to match the drivers identity. The Gelande II features double triangulated 4 Link Front and Rear Suspension, with a chassis mounted servo for a more scale appearance.

This 1/18 Gelande II features the Defender D90 Body Set with an awesome assortment of scale details including chrome decals for the mirrors, door handles, vents and detailed grille. The Defender D90 body brings new meaning to scale realism. The body is painted blue and white for a simple, but impressive look - plus it features a full detailed interior including a steering wheel, seats, gear shifter, handbrake and a detailed dashboard. It's all here to bring your build to next level.

From emergency and expedition vehicles, down and dirty off-road rigs and even daily drivers, the G2 can be customized to pull off any look you choose. Are you ready for a totally unique off-road experience? Put your off-road driving to the test and see why the Gelande II is unmatched in its class!

NOTE: This is the updated Gelande II 1/18 RTR, with updated ESC/Receiver system, 2S LiPo battery with balance connector and USB charger.  



Features:

  • Custom Designed For True To Scale Looks
  • Realistic Aluminum Ladder Frame Chassis
  • R5 1/18 Mini Transmission V2
  • 1/18 Cast Front and Rear Axle Set
  • 4 Link Front and 4 Link Rear Suspension
  • Rock Crusher X/T 1.0" Micro Crawler Tires
  • Stamped Steel 1.0" Stock Beadlock Wheels (Chrome)
  • 9G Analog Metal Gear Micro Servo
  • The Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks (40mm)

Specifications:
Wheelbase: 130.75mm (5.15")
Width: 108.08mm (4.26")
Height: 120.53mm (4.75")
Ground Clearance: 30.74mm (1.21")
Final Drive Ratio: 112 : 1
Weight: 1.87lbs / 0.85kg

Needed to Complete:

  • Nothing! Everything you need to get on the trails is in the box!
Verified Owner
Sunday, Aug 9 2020 (5 months ago)
RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Scale Mini Crawler w/D90 Body Set (Blue)
Awesome vehicle!

This little D90 can go just about anywhere. I am very impressed with the manufacturing quality, performance, and attention to detail that went into this rig. I highly recommend it, if you are on the fence, you will not be disappointed. Can’t beat AmainHobbies’ shipping prices either. I have lots of plans for this truck in terms of modifications and places to take it. Everyone who has seen it loves it and has considered getting one as well. 11/10.
Verified Owner
Monday, Feb 4 2019 (about a year ago)
RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Scale Mini Crawler w/D90 Body Set (Blue)
Fun little truck! Great for trailing around the house or outside in the backyard/flowerbed.
Weak point is the motor as it burnt out relatively quickly. RC4WD was good about sending me a replacement.
Monday, Dec 21 2020 (4 weeks ago)
RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Scale Mini Crawler w/D90 Body Set (Blue)
The transmission lasted less than 2 hours drive time of easy driving on a micro course. RC4WD would not warranty it so I had to purchase a new transmission for $30 plus a $6 service kit. I was expecting more from RC4WD!
Verified Owner
Saturday, Dec 5 2020 (6 weeks ago)
RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Scale Mini Crawler w/D90 Body Set (Blue)
This is a fun little truck. This is my most scale looking micro crawler and my first experience with a vehicle from RC4WD. I have owned a lemon of a Kyosho Mini-Z 4Runner that I had to return and I own 2 Axial SCX24's so that's what I'm comparing it to. My initial impression is the price point is a little high but compared to the Axial SCX24's there are quite a bit more non-plastic parts and detail going on here so I sort of understand. I DO think for the price point they should just have the light kit already included AND installed with the vehicle. It's pretty stupid I have to pay another $10 to add lights and dick around with installing them. Stupid for me, smart for them...BUT those sneaky little accessory sales make for a salty RC experience. I'm not sure about you but I enjoy working on 1/10 RC vehicles, not doing meticulous electrical wiring on something the size of a beer can.
On top of that, the lights didn't even correctly reach, I could only use 4 out of 6 of them (which is a review for another place). The main gripe I have other than this should come with lights already is that under the body and between the chassis where the wires fit is TIGHT. I mean tight like I had to finagle the body on carefully even before I installed the lights. It was a major pain in the butt to get the lighting wires AND all the other wires to fit cleanly AND get the body to actually install. I almost had to take out the interior to make this work but I was able to stuff some of the wires in the dash area...

As far as functionality this little thing is pretty capable! The Axial SCX24 will outperform this crawling but this thing looks like a BEAUTY while doing it! It's good at trail crawling and some light rock crawling it just won't dance over a rock course as the SCX24 does. It's a little slower than the Axial and the turning radius is not great. However, for the scale aspect and for what it is I'm happy with it. If you are into micros and want something else to add to your set I would definitely recommend this. It's actually really fun that it offers a very different driving experience than the Axial SCX24. I think both are an awesome pair for your micro collection. I wish the price would come down, this would feel less painful if it was $209.99 and included lights...wink wink RC4WD increase your production!