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Rain, hail, shine, mud, sludge or snow… it doesn’t matter. The Traxxas Rustler owns any surface it drives on.
Known for its rough, tough and rugged driving, it’s hard to believe this racer is built for beginners. Its powerful Titan 12-Turn 550 motor and advanced Revo-spec Torque control slipper clutch gives the Rustler incredible power, that’s easy to control.
Your competitor’s better watch out for the clouds of dust as they trail behind you. Its TQ 2.4GHz 2-channel radio makes it easy to have fun. Just switch on a drive and go!
It’s fibre-composite chassis will give you all the strength you need, with a fast response.
The power is transmitted to the wheels in a 3-gear variable-ratio transmission. And the pre-installed planetary differential is designed with agile steel gears that you never have to worry about adjusting. You can literally go all day long.
The Rustler comes ready to race and ready to win. It’s designed to be virtually maintenance-free with long life performance.
So go on… get out there today and dominate, with the Traxxas Rustler.
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T/XAS RUSTLER RTR W/ XL-5 ESC - GREEN
The Traxxas Rustler XL-5®
Waterproof for More Power and More Fun!
The Traxxas Rustler is a proven favorite with a formula for rugged fun that nothing else can touch. The Rustler blows the doors off the competition with more power, smoother control, better grip, and performance that makes it one of the fastest Ready-To-Race® electric trucks available. The Rustler rips off-road roost with its powerful Titan® 12-Turn modified 550 motor and XL-5 Electronic Speed Control. It’s made for power-sliding, full-throttle, off-road action and aggressive driving fun—and not just in the dirt! With Traxxas’ exclusive waterproof electronics, Rustler blasts through puddles, mows through mud and shreds snow. Your R/C adventures are limited only by your imagination. With a top speed of 35+mph*, Rustler leaves everything else back on the work bench.
Length: 17.5 inches (445 mm)
Front Track: 12.25 inches (311 mm)
Rear Track: 12.25 inches (311 mm)
Weight: 59.6 ounces (1.69 kg)
Height (overall): 7 inches (178 mm)
Wheelbase: 11.38 inches (289 mm)
Front Shock Length: Long
Rear Shock Length: XXLong
Front Tires (pre-glued): Alias™ Ribbed 2.8”
Rear Tires (pre-glued): Alias™ Step-Pin 2.8”
Front Wheels: 2.8” Mirror-Chome (All-Stars™)
Rear Wheels: 2.8” Mirror-Chome (All-Stars™)
Electronic Speed Control: XL-5™ Electronic Speed Control
Motor (electric): Titan® 12T 550 (12-turn 550)
Steering Servo: #2056 High Torque Waterproof
Transmitter: TQ 2.4GHz Radio
Receiver: #6519 TQ 3-Channel Micro
Gear Ratio (internal): 2.72 (final drive: 10.17)
Differential Type: Planetary
Gear Pitch: 48-Pitch
Transmission: Magnum 272™
Chassis Type: Modified Tub
Chassis Material: Composite Nylon
Skill Level: 1
*Battery Tray Dimensions: 139 mm x 47.5 mm x 28 mm
Included Charger: Traxxas 4-amp DC Peak Detecting Fast Charger
Included Batteries: Traxxas Power Cell 3000 mAh, 8.4v, NiMH Battery with iD™
Required Batteries: 4 “AA” (transmitter)
*Battery expansion kit available (#3725X).
**With 7-cell battery and included optional 28-tooth pinion gear.