Traxxas RTR X-Maxx [VIDEO]

Traxxas RTR X-Maxx [VIDEO]

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From Traxxas:

X-Maxx is an all-new, clean-sheet design, engineered from the start to take Traxxas Tough™ to a whole new level. Unrelenting 4X4 power, mammoth size, and ferocious determination makes this mighty monster a truly worthy successor to the Maxx® legacy.

Size Wins

X-Maxx is enormous. Size wins by giving you the advantage to power over and through extreme landscapes. Mammoth 8-inch tall tires, long-arm suspension, and huge ground clearance dwarf the surroundings for virtually unstoppable Monster truck fun.

Extreme Power

Wildly over-powered, X-Maxx stays true to form with its Maxx® DNA. 6s 22-volt dual-LiPo muscle and a Velineon 1600XL Big Block™ motor propel X-Maxx with brutal authority and an exacting quickness that completely defies its enormous size.

Exclusive Self-Righting

Before X-Maxx, monster trucks would sometimes roll over upside down, bringing the action to a screeching halt. Now, press a button and in most cases this exclusive patent-pending Traxxas innovation flips X-Maxx back over onto its wheels so that you can quickly get back to having fun.

Innovation

Insightful engineering and precise integration of innovative solutions set X-Maxx in an all-new category of superior performance. It’s as satisfying and rewarding to use as it is fun and exciting to drive.

Epic Proportions

At almost 30 inches long and just over 21 inches wide, its dimensions can only be defined as Maxx® scale. The enormous size swallows the most extreme terrain with incredible ease.

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All-New Design

Traxxas engineers tossed out old conventions and reimagined every aspect of the X-Maxx to make it the world’s toughest, hardest charging, Ready-To-Drive® monster. It lives to play, built for minimal maintenance and maximum drive time.

Maxximum Muscle

Power equals fun, and Traxxas builds in more of both than anyone. Massive Big Block™ brushless power and 6s LiPo muscle propel X-Maxx with a brutal authority and exacting quickness that completely defies its enormous size.

Details

The full X-Maxx experience of strength, power, and agility relies on all the carefully engineered details that begin to emerge when you peel back the layers. Old conventions were discarded as every system and dimension was examined and taken to a level worthy of the Maxx® legacy.

Modular Chassis Design

Interlocking modular chassis design keeps the motor and the gear drive together as a unit to virtually eliminate gear-crunching chassis flex. Plus, the design provides easy access to critical components, making any needed maintenance or repairs a snap to perform.

Massive Grip

The wheels and tires are massive and so is the grip from the burley, super aggressive all-terrain tread. Add some modern style in the wheel and back it up with power for a combo that roosts dirt and gravel like a 450 dirt bike!

GTX™ Aluminum Shocks

X-Maxx’s long-travel, super-plush feel is assured with four enormous high-performance oil-filled GTX™ aluminum shocks. The large oil volume dissipates heat for all-day shredding while an integrated wiper seal keeps the shafts clean, reducing seal wear for long life.

Shock Tower Design

X-Maxx’s shock towers introduce an exclusive new Traxxas look that offers rigid, triangulated structure and an authentic off-road look that fills in the wheel openings of the truck. They also serve as a convenient carry handles and provide level supports for the X-Maxx when placed upside down for cleaning.

Rock-Solid Motor Mount

The all-new motor mount design cradles the motor so it can’t flex on the mount. Gear mesh is held firmly in place by keyed pins so there’s no need for tricky adjustments. Eliminating flex means longer gear life, even in the most punishing conditions.

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Monster Travel

Achieving X-Maxx’s huge suspension travel, tight turning circle, and incredible strength required hundreds of hours of modeling, development, and testing to package all of that capability in these sophisticated components. Exciting visual form follows unsurpassed function and performance.

Waterproof From the Start

Waterproofing our models has never been an afterthought at Traxxas. Patented Traxxas innovation seals out the water so that your playground doesn’t end when the fun involves water, snow, and mud. Dirty truck? Just hose it off. The new style box allows fast radio access without removal.

Double Sheer Connections

X-Maxx uses double sheer connections when the mission requires incredible strength. Suspension hinge points, shock mounting, and even the steering servo output shaft are engineered to redefine Traxxas Tough™. Captured, high-strength steel suspension pins are used throughout and will never unscrew or “back out.”

Steering Authority

A new servo was created to deliver the strength and the torque necessary to give X-Maxx unmatched steering authority. The quick steering and tight turning circle, combined with advanced suspension geometry, gives X-Maxx nimbleness and control that is unexpected in such a large vehicle.

Impact Cushions

X-Maxx is equipped with new energy-absorbing impact cushions behind the front and rear bumpers to help soften the blows and make X-Maxx even more durable in demanding situations–even the unexpected ones.

CV Driveshafts

High-strength steel driveshafts were engineered to maximize suspension travel, steering angles, and overall durability. The differential outputs are splined for incredible strength, and they center bolt to the differential for easy cleaning and service. Splined wheel hexes eliminate axle pins that require through holes that create a weak point in shafts.

Fan Cooled Slipper Clutch

Traxxas’ unique slipper clutch design features a dual-fan arrangement for enhanced cooling. The slipper clutch absorbs shock loads on the driveline and gives X-Maxx the strength to blast full throttle across the most challenging and rugged terrain.

Aluminum Splined Driveshaft

The tough aluminum center driveshaft carries the power to the front and rear differentials. Splined drives are used throughout for precise engagement, incredible strength, and smooth running.

Steel differentials

X-Maxx differentials are all steel to handle the rigors of challenging off-road situations. The differentials are sealed and filled with heavyweight oil, which gives the feel of limited-slip differentials. What the driver feels is confidence as the X-Maxx power slides through turns with massive roost and total control.

Full Contact Sealed Bearings

X-Maxx is equipped with full contact sealed bearings in outboard locations to keep out the grime and grit. Less downtime for cleaning and maintaining bearings equals more up time for X-Maxx…up in the air that is, as you power over your favorite jumps.

Truck Specs:

Length:     29.84 inches (758mm)
Front Track:     22.26 inches (540mm)
Rear Track:     20.66 inches (525mm)
Ground Clearance:     4 inches (102mm)
Weight:     19.1lbs (8.66kg)
Height (ride):     13.79 inches (350mm)
Wheelbase:     18.92 inches (480mm)
Shock Length:     7.4 inches (187mm)
Tires (pre-glued):     8.0×4.0 inches (203mm)
Wheels:     4.3×5.7 inches (110x145mm)
Speed Control:     Velineon VXL-6s
Motor (electric):     Velineon 1600
Transmission:     Single-Speed
Overall Drive Ratio:     8.24 (stock, out-of-box)
Differential Type:     Sealed, Hardened Steel Bevel, Limited Slip
Gear Pitch:     1.0-Pitch
Chassis Structure/Material:     Composite Nylon Tub
Brake Type:     Electronic
Drive System:     Shaft-Driven 4WD
Steering:     Bellcrank
Radio System:     TQi™ 2.4GHz Transmitter with TSM receiver™
Servo:     Torque: 365oz. Speed: 0.17 sec/ 60 degrees(6.0V)
Top Speed:     35+ MPH with two 3s LiPo Batteries
Skill Level:     6
Battery Tray:     197mm x 51.5mm x 44mm
Required Batteries:     4 “AA” (transmitter)

Motor Specs:

Type:     1600 kv Sensorless Brushless
Weight:     665g (23.44oz)
Length:     4.32 inches (110mm)
Diameter:     1.88 inches (48mm)
Connector Type:     Traxxas 6.5mm Bullet Connectors

ESC Specs:

Input Voltage:     4s / 6s LiPo (Max 25.2 Volts)
Case Size:     1.84in (47mm) / 2.37in (60mm) / 1.61in (41mm)
Weight:     140g (4.96oz)
Motor Connectors:     Traxxas 6.5mm Bullet Connectors
Battery Connectors:     Traxxas High-Current Connectors
Power Wire:     10-gauge Maxx Cable

What’s In The Box:

  • X-Maxx, Ready-To-Race® model with Traxxas Big Block™ brushless motor
  • VXL-6s Waterproof Electronic Speed Control
  • Quick Start Guide
  • TQi™ 2.4GHz radio system
  • High quality maintenance tool

What You’ll Need:

  • Batteries – IMPORTANT: X-Maxx requires the use of LiPo batteries equipped with Traxxas High Current Connectors. Traxxas 3-Cell, 5000 mAh or greater, Power Cell LiPo batteries with iD are recommended.
  • LiPo Balance Charger with iD – Traxxas model 2970 or 2972 recommended for easy and fast charging performance.
  • Four AA Alkaline batteries for the Transmitter.

77076-4 – MSRP $799.95

Available Mid December

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Updated: October 30, 2015 — 11:47 AM

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  1. Well with the weight in the back of this truck… It’s no climber. Looking at the yeti and this truck I would pick the Yeti XL. It looks more scale than tis truck and the rollcage will last longer also. with the 18.75” wheelbase they are almost the same size. It come with Castle Creations ESC and Brushless motor and cost 200 dollars less. I built my Buggy and it will smoke both the X-Max and The Yeti XL so I’m not in the market as mine with a 17.5” wheelbase is going to out climb and perform both and I did it using a summit tranny a XXL Losi carbon fiber chassis that was stretched 4 more inches. I use 1/5 scale beadlock wheels with 40 series Roc Lox that are 8.58” tall. So bring them on they still can’t touch my home brew!

    1. Jack is comparing apples to burritos. The X-Maxx was not designed for crawling, it was designed for bashing. I also have first hand experience with the yeti XL and would take this over the yeti any day. They yeti is a pain, from the poorly designed battery compartments to the weak differential components. My Revo outperformed the yeti in everything EXCEPT crawling. Why? It wasn’t designed for crawling. They were designed for two completely different things. You better believe that this traxxas machine will outperform the yeti. Traxxas has been and always will be at the top of the RTR out of box game.

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