Traxxas Slash 4X4 Platinum Edition With Low-CG Chassis And Hard-Anodized GTR Aluminum Shocks

Nov 12, 2012 2 Comments by

This new truck not only features a low-cg chassis and GTR aluminum shocks, but it also comes with a Velineon brushless power system, officially-licensed BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A tires, and front and rear swaybars. Check out all the info below:

The next-generation Slash 4X4 Platinum Edition pushes the performance envelope farther than ever with a redesigned Low-CG chassis that delivers superior handling, maximum corner speed, and lightning fast steering response. Higher speeds make the suspension work harder, so the Platinum Edition includes GTR hard-anodized aluminum shocks with PTFE-coated 13mm bores and titanium-nitride shafts for smooth, consistent damping lap after lap. The Platinum Edition then checks off nearly every box on the Slash 4X4 option sheet to deliver the ultimate in short-course racing performance. The final touches are up to you; Slash 4X4 Platinum Edition is fully assembled and ready to complete with your radio system and battery, and the clear body let’s you apply your signature style.


  • NEW Low-CG chassis design
  • NEW Hard-anodized GTR aluminum shocks with PTFE-coated 13mm bores and 3.5mm titanium-nitride shafts
  • Clear body with overspray film and window masks
  • Choose your own radio system and battery (not included).
  • Blue-anodized aluminum C-hubs, steering blocks, rear hub carriers and axle nuts
  • Front and rear swaybars with optional extra-stiff swaybar set
  • Officially-licensed BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A tires molded in soft S1 compound
  • Telescoping universal-joint driveshafts
  • Included optional sealed center differential installs in minutes in place of the Torque-Control slipper clutch
  • Bellcrank steering system with integrated servo saver
  • Powerful, efficient Velineon Brushless Power System
  • Digital, ball bearing waterproof steering servo
  • Waterproof electronics – race in dirt, mud, and water
  • Blue-anodized, lightweight aluminum driveshaft
  • Revo-spec sealed, silicone-filled differentials
  • Heavy Duty 4mm steel turnbuckles
  • Efficient rubber-sealed ball bearings
  • High-quality hex hardware throughout

6804R – $775.00 MSRP

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2 Responses to “Traxxas Slash 4X4 Platinum Edition With Low-CG Chassis And Hard-Anodized GTR Aluminum Shocks”

  1. Ron says:

    Hope they come out with a lcg for the 2wd, because this one looks hot

  2. Crom says:

    I was just about to buy a Platinum too. Glad I waited.

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