Traxxas 2WD Short Course Racing Truck

Last updated date: March 11, 2019

Review Melt Score
9.3

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 48 expert reviews, the Traxxas Traxxas 2WD Short Course Racing Truck placed 1st when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
9.8
7 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.3
300 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Very durable, holds its own on rough terrain and in rugged conditions.
- BestReviews
Simple controls and a programmable training mode make this RC car an incredibly accessible hobby-grade vehicle.
- Top Ten Reviews
Most of them are metal or composite. You can expect no cheap plastic material with this model. With the excellent quality comes high durability; it can take a beating without sweating!
- RC RoundUp
This model comes with their waterproof receiver box, so you can race in every condition, and the Titan 12T 550 modified motor constantly delivers the power needed, as it is cooled by the integrated cooling fan that makes sure your motor doesn’t overheat.
- Mechanic FAQ
Well-built, high quality and good attention to detail, Waterproof ESC
- Hobby Help
Onboard audio system can be turned up, turned down or turned off right on the control box, Speakers mounted up inside the body not only produce sound, they also vibrate the body for even more realism
- RC Driver
This two-wheel drive RC car has a 2.4 GHz control, which is designed to be user-friendly. There is no need to manage frequencies and channels, which will make its operation simple.
- Best List for Car
What experts didn't like
An expensive choice.
- BestReviews
The high center of gravity makes handling a little difficult on the racetrack.
- Top Ten Reviews
The battery does not last long. The 20 to 30 minutes driving duration seems too short especially when you are having fun.
- RC RoundUp
Will need to purchase a separate charger
- Hobby Help
Traction is a bit low with the hard tires, but this also means they won’t wear out fast
- RC Driver
Battery can be easily drained
- Best List for Car

From The Manufacturer

Traxxas was the first company to offer waterproof electronics and we haven't stopped innovating. Slash's patented receiver box is fully waterproof, yet it's easy to access the receiver for maintenance. The exclusive design holds a 3-channel micro receiver that saves weight and provides reliable, long-range R/C performance. Don't let the weather curb your fun, Slash is ready to take on your most extreme adventures.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Traxxas 2WD Short Course Racing Truck
Overall Score: 9.3
Expert Reviews: 7
2. TOYEN Remote Controlled Car Truck
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 3
3. Redcat Racing Electric Volcano EPX Truck
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 8
4. Hapinic RC Car
Overall Score: 8.8
Expert Reviews: 5
5. Hosim All Terrain RC Car
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 5
6. New Bright Pro Warrior RC Car
Overall Score: 7.7
Expert Reviews: 1
7. SPESXFUN Remote Control Car
Overall Score: 7.6
Expert Reviews: 4
9. QUN FENG Electric RC Car-Lamborghini Veneno
Overall Score: 7.4
Expert Reviews: 4
10. XQ Toys Remote Control Car RC
Overall Score: 7.0
Expert Reviews: 1

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