TXT-2 Agrios: Tamiya’s Newest Solid-Axle Monster

May 04, 2013 No Comments by

This new truck is the result of building off of the original TXT-1 design and one of the coolest features is that you can add a second servo for 4 wheel steering. Here is the full press release from Tamiya:

This is the Agrios 4x4x4 Monster truck. The truck body sits on the new Tamiya TXT-2 chassis which is an evolution of the original TXT-1. Agrios, a mythical Greek giant, gives his name to this tough monster truck, which can go over obstacles and rough terrain with ease. The combined use of metal parts with tough plastic lends the model a genuine feeling of power and scale. The truck comes equipped with two 540-brushed motors and is capable of 4-wheel steering when a second servo is added to the rear axle.

Specifications:

Scale: 1/10 scale
Construction type: assembly kit
Terrain use: multi-purpose
Drive-train: 4WD
Drive type: gearbox
Drive line: solid axle
Differential type: gear
Suspension: 4-link
Steering mechanism: direct servo
Shock damper: oil-filled damper x8
Shock damper material: plastic
Tire type: rubber
Tire tread: block-pattern
Body material: Polycarbonate
Chassis material: Aluminum and plastic
Electronic Speed Control (ESC): not included (Tamiya item 45054 TEU-106 recommended)
LED Light buckets: no
LED lights: no
Motor: 540-brushless type x2
Bearings: shielded ball bearing
Adjustable camber: fixed
Adjustable toe angles: fixed
Adjustable ground clearance: fixed
Adjustable gear ratio: fixed
Adjustable wheelbase: fixed
Adjustable track width: fixed
Adjustable shock angle: fixed
Special feature 1: Black resin-covered aluminum shaft side-frames are fitted with black aluminum panels.
Special feature 2: Centrally-positioned gearbox with front and rear aluminum beams.
Special feature 3: Resin upper frame serves as R/C unit cover and battery holder.
Special feature 4: Two 540-motors included.
Special feature 5: Front and rear axle cases contain 3-bevel differential gears and have a 2-level transmission.
Requires: 7.2 battery & charger
Requires: 2-channel radio gear
Requires: electronic speed control (Tamiya item 45054 TEU-106 recommended)
Requires: polycarbonate paint

58549 1/10 R/C Agrios (TXT-2)
Availability: NOW
MSRP: $729.00

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