The Traxxas 1/10 Rustler 4x4 is the perfect car to get you started in the excellent hobby of RC (Radio Control).
Running the Titan 12T 550 motor which has an inbuilt cooling fan reducing running temperatures which allow faster speeds and longer run times without having to worry about overheating.
Precise control is easy with the included 2.4 GHz TQ radio system.
Hobbies Direct recommends using the Traxxas’s Patented Training mode as it limits the power output of the model to 50% which makes practising much easier and safer and is also a great idea when giving your friends a try.
Traxxas' patented Training Mode is a fantastic way to learn how to drive an RC car, once set to Training Mode the power output of the car gets reduced to 50%.
Drive With Confidence
Traxxas' 2.4ghz TQ transmitter has a range of over 300 meters and has no trouble with multiple cars driving around at once. Designed to be very comfortable, lightweight (only uses 4 AA batteries), and easy to use.
40 Minute Charge
Stop waiting around for your batteries and charge with Traxxas' 4 Amp fast charger just plug it into your car's cigarette port and start charging. You can charge your batteries while camping on even at the track!
Note: Do not charge whilst the automobile's engine is running.
Traxxas ID Connectors
The best connectors in the industry! Secure, easy to use, high-current, also has a RFID chip that tells the charger what settings to charge it on. Now that's one smart connector.
The XL5 is designed to be easy to use, handle NiMH and LiPo batteries, and comes with three programmable modes, Training Mode (50% forward with brake and 50% reverse), Sports Mode (100% forward with brake and 100% reverse - default), and Race Mode (100% forward with Brake and no reverse).
Titan 12T Motor
This RC car's power is delivered by Traxxas' mighty Titan 12T brushed motor. Comes with a built-in fan for cooler running temps to handle long run times. Compared to standard 540 motors, the Titan 12T 550 has a 30% larger armature.
Titan 12-Turn 550 brushed motor w/ inbuilt fan
Waterproof XL-5 ESC
Traxxas TQi 2.4Ghz radio
Waterproof steering servo
Clip less body
Larger and more aggressive 2.8” Talon EXT wheels
Low-CG design for improved handling
Includes Traxxas 4-amp Peak detecting fast charger
Length: 457mm (18.78”)
Width: 328mm (12.94”)
Height: 161mm (6.35”)
Weight: 2.15kg (4.73lbs)
Wheelbase: 295mm (11.62”)
Ground Clearance: 27mm (1.1”)
Required Items (Not Included)
Please Note: The charger included can only charge from a 12v cigarette lighter port eg. your car. If you need to charge from the wall 240v you need to purchase this power supply separately.