Kraken RC 1/5 VEKTA.5 4WD Buggy ARR KRAKV7701


Item # KRAKV7701
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Build Type:
Almost Ready to Run
Power Type:
Gas Power
Skill Level:
Skill Level 4
Vehicle Type:
Kraken RC 1/5 VEKTA.5 4WD Buggy ARR KRAKV7701

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This is the Radio Controlled, Gasoline Powered 1/5 scale, Almost Ready to Run Kraken VEKTA.5 (KV5) True Scale 4WD Class 1500 Buggy. The KV5 is the world's first and most advanced motorsport grade 1/5 scale RC. The KV5 is a hardcore 1/5 scale vehicle that is recommended for expert level users only. It comes paced with an aggresive roll cage and body design inspired by Shannon Campbell's Class 1 named "The Beast", it is one Monster Buggy that has the strength to take on anything you put in front of it!

The Vision behind the KV5 is to create a brand new platform that is completely unique. Kraken believes that they have achieved their vision with the VEKTA.5. The KV5 is an independent front suspension and rear solid axle design that brings real-world fun and excitement to the 1/5th scale RC world. The KV5 takes advantage of an "open design" where everything can be easily accessed and removed with little to no effort. For example, installing an engine only takes a matter of minutes!


  • ARR Kraken Vekta.5 (KV5) Class 1500 Buggy
  • Tires
  • Wheels
  • Body
  • Steering and Throttle Servos


  • Battery: 7.4V 2S LiPo recommended, or 6V NiMH pack
  • Radio System: 2-3 channel with receiver
  • Engine: Zenoah G320RC 1.9 cu in (31.8cc) gasoline powered, or
  • equivalent
  • Fuel: Pre-mixed gasoline and 2-cycle oil, 25:1 ratio
  • Track and maintenance equipment
  • 6061 T6 aluminum, 0.197" (5mm) thick chassis
  • One-piece heavy-duty polymer construction roll cage
  • Four-wheel CVD based, 0.31" (8mm) drive shafts, telescoping rear splined driveshafts
  • TS-555HV 1/4 scale metal gear steering/brake servos, 694 oz/in torque when powered by 7.4V 2S LiPo, or 555 oz/in w/6V NiMH pack, one year limited warranty on servos
  • Independent front suspension
  • Four-link solid axle rear suspension, height adjustable CNC machined rear trailing arms, torsion levers, 0.18" (4.5mm) diameter sway bar Shocks Hard anodized oil-filled 38mm MegaShocks with 8mm shafts
  • CNC machined, 0.31" (8mm) thick front shock tower
  • CNC machined billet solid aluminum rear axle
  • Kraken ATD (All Terrain Dominator) heavily treaded medium firmness compound tires
  • 7.32 x 2.91" (186 x 74mm) ten spoke black composite plastic 24mm hex wheels
  • Transmission with all steel gears with adjustable slipper clutch, and supported by two aluminum plates enclosed by a Lexan shroud for protection from dirt
  • All metal gear differential with heavy duty fiberglass reinforced nylon housing
  • Body Inspired by Shannon Campbell's class 1 Beast
  • Adjustable camber angle, camber refers to the angle of the tops of the tires from vertical when viewed from front or behind vehicle
  • Adjustable caster angle, caster/toe-in refers to the angle of the front suspension when viewed from the side of the car in relation to the chassis
  • Kraken RC warrants the VEKTA.5 to be free of defects in material and workmanship. This warranty does not cover damage due to normal wear and tear, user error of assembly, installation, user modifications and aftermarket hop-ups used. This warranty is not transferable.

Type: CLASS 1500 Buggy 4WD
Scale:1/5 - 2 Stroke Gas Vehicle
Engine Type: Zenoah 32cc G320RC with stock muffler (ARTR with Engine option)
Length:34.8in (884mm)
Width: 22.83in (580mm)
Height: 12.60in (320mm)
Battery Box Dimensions: L: 120mm W: 51mm H: 47.5mm
Ground Clearance: 1.97in (50mm) adjustable to 3.98in (100mm)
Wheelbase: 23.94in (608mm)
Weight: 37.8 lbs (17.14 kg) - Without Motor
Main Chassis: 5mm thick 6061 T6 aluminum
Suspension: 2 Front-Wheel Independent with Rear Solid Axle
Drivetrain: 4WD - Front and Rear Differentials with Center Transmission
Tire Type: All Terrain Dominator, heavy threads for long wear. Medium compound
Wheel Size: 7.32x2.91 in (186x74mm)
Gear Ratio= 1:10.079