I thought so after I read the info. This is what they came out with in 1985 as a electric 4 wd 1/12th. It was run at the then Spring Nationals in Atlanta ,GA., by Big Jim. It did not finish most of the time - ran out of juice (1200's back then). It was never never legal (4wd).
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