ECX Smash 1/18-scale 2WD Monster Truck

Oct 13, 2011 4 Comments by

This new 1/18-scale Smash monster truck features a nylon composite chassis, Dynamite RC speed control, 280-sized motor, and SpeedTreads wheels. Check out the info below:

Whether you’re ripping through the dirt, roasting the pavement or destroying your living room, the 1/18-scale Smash monster truck delivers. It can take a beating without breaking a sweat. Thanks to powerful Dynamite electronics, this truck will blast through the neighborhood with intense speed and quick acceleration. The Smash was built from the ground up and comes with everything you need to get started right in the box, from the transmitter to the AAs.


  • Durable, nylon composite chassis is completely upgradeable with many existing 1/18-scale option parts
  • Powerful Dynamite electronics including a potent 280-sized motor and an impressive ESC
  • Dynamite SpeedTreads wheels and tires provide high-speed traction and precise handling on any terrain
  • Completely ready to run, everything included in the box
  • An unstoppable power train—limited slip differential, adjustable slipper clutch and metal driveshafts


Type: 2WD Monster Truck
Scale: 1/18
Length: 9.37 inch (507mm)
Width: 7.30 inch (295mm)
Wheelbase: 5.60 inch (333mm)
Weight: 17.6 ounce (1.10lbs)
Chassis: Nylon composite
Tire Type: Dynamite SpeedTreads
Motor or Engine: Dynamite 280
Speed Control: Dynamite Tazer ESC/Receiver combo

Needed to Complete:

  • Nothing! Everything is included in the box.

ECX8400 – 2WD 1/18 Smash Monster Truck Blue – $79.99
ECX8300 – 2WD 1/18 Smash Monster Truck Yellow  - $79.99

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4 Responses to “ECX Smash 1/18-scale 2WD Monster Truck”

  1. HotWheeler69 says:

    ECX8300 is Yellow not Blue. You have Blue up twice… :>

  2. Trevor "Chilly" Duncan says:

    Fixed it thanks.

  3. JatoTheRipper says:

    This looks to be the exact same thing as a Mini-T but with upgraded, separate electronics like the Mini Baja. Can you confirm that this is the Mini-T with the same chassis and suspension?

    What is the release date? I want one!

  4. Bobb says:

    it’s very close to the Mini-T some parts seem nicer, the suspension is not adjustable though, and the ESC/Receiver unit is a little smaller…

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