Reds Racing is happy to announce that the new 721 SCUDERIA GEN2 engine is now available. Due to the success of 721 Scuderia GEN1 engine in recent competitions we have decided to maintain the main features unchanged and improve the carburetor with new materials to increase reliability. Furthermore, the new carb features a new double grab screw joint link to facilitate positioning and fitting with the servo link. To satisfy all our customers requests we have decided to release the new Scuderia Gen2 in 2 different color combinations (red or black) to match engines with any bodyshell.

REDS is always striving to innovate. This means investment into new core technologies. Drawing from the rich experience gained through competing on the world’s best RC tracks with the best drivers in the world, our goal is to deliver quality products that are built with passion. The new S line does this.

Tech specs
The new 721 S Scuderia features high reliability, tuning stability and great fuel mileage. Combined with specific technical changes in the porting and new materials, this 7 port engine features higher power and better fuel efficiency compared to any REDS engine released from REDS.

High Torque
During testing we found the new engine is able to provide more torque compared to our competitors, making it suitable for both Buggy and Truggy.

Over 9 minutes run time
The 721 S Scuderia has proved to guarantee over 9 minutes runtime in recent competitions and tests thanks to new materials and coatings.

New Carburetor 
The GEN2 engine features a new carburetor with new materials to increase reliability and tuning stability, in particular the insulator bushing has been improved with a higher strength material. Furthermore, it features a new double grab screw joint link  to facilitate positioning and fitting with the servo link.

Since its first release in 2019,  721 S line engines have proved to be simply successful. Here is a list of the main competitions:

Montpellier Gp > 1st Boots & 2nd Canas
Silver State > 1st Boots
Euro Contest > 2nd Canas
Buggy Land > 1st Canas
BRCA Nats Championship > 1st Boots & 2nd Clancy
Spanish Nats Championship > 1st Canas
Rc Gp Rd1 > 3rd Ogden
Rc Gp Rd 2 > 2nd Canas
Rc Gp Rd 5 > 2nd Boots & 3rd Canas
Rc Gp Rd 6 > 2nd Canas & 3rd Boots
Rc Gp Rd 7 > 2nd Ogden & 3rd Canas
Rc Gp Rd 8 > 2nd Canas & 3rd Ogden

And many others…


Category: 1/8 Buggy and Truggy
Displacement [cm^3]: 3,5
Bore [mm]: 16,24
Stroke [mm]16,8
Inlet ports: 7
Outlet ports: 1
Crankshaft: balanced with low friction DLC Coating
Backplate: aluminum with low friction DLC Coating
Front ball bearing: 7x19x6 rubber seal made in Japan
Rear ball bearing: 14×25,4×6 Swiss made ceramic
Carburetor diameter [mm]: 7.0 stock  (6.0, 6.5, 7.5 and 8.0 optional)
Carburetor: VCX2-A aluminum, 2 needles, GEN2
Weight [g]: 345
Fuel consumption: >9:00 min
Engine temperature: 110-130°C  (depending on air temperature)
Recommended Glow plug: REDS TS3
Recommended pipe: REDS 2143 + M Manifold or 2143 X-One pipe
Recommended fuel: 25-30% nitro, 8-10% oil
Break-in fuel: 12% oil


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