Traxxas Slayer 4WD short course racing truck

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Traxxas Slayer in action

It was only a few months ago when Traxxas released their Traxxas Slash 2WD Truck, well now Traxxas is taking same truck and giving it 4WD and a nitro engine, the new truck is now called the Traxxas Slayer!

The new Traxxas Slayer features a Revo like chassis that is uniquely made from a single sheet of T6 hardened 6061 aluminum and then anodized with a durable titanium tone finish. The unique chassis design includes an integrated engine cradle and deep central channel gives the Traxxas Slayer incredible strength while reducing weight.

Bare Traxxas Slayer chassis

Traxxas has included their popular TRX 3.3 racing engine with the Traxxas Slayer. The TRX 3.3 is a high performance nitro engine with a composite slide carburetor, blue anodized cooling head, and IPS crankshaft with muli-port rear exhaust. Speaking of exhaust the Traxxas Slayer also includes a mirror polished dual chamber aluminum pipe. The TRX 3.3 is also equipeed with a Traxxas EZ-Start electric starting system so to get the TRX 3.3 started is as easy as pushing a button.

Traxxas Slayer chassis

Traxxas Slayer Features

  • Scale dimensions and looks of actual short course off-road race trucks
  • Chassis nerf bars absorb impact and support the body
  • Scale front and rear tube-style bumpers
  • 45+ mph top speed out of the box; capable of 50+ mph with optional gearing
  • Larger 150cc Revo fuel tank extends run time
  • Digital high-torque, ball bearing steering servo delivers 125 oz-in & 0.16-sec transit time
  • Aluminum GTR shocks
  • New high-volume dual-stage air filter
  • Tight-handling progressive-2 rockers
  • Titanium-anodized chassis and chassis brace
  • Compact receiver and battery box with integrated personal transponder mount
  • Blue-anodized antenna crimp nut
  • Four channel micro receiver
  • Compact throttle servo mount with air filter support
  • Two-speed forward only transmission

Part #: 5908 - RTR Traxxas Slayer 4WD Racing Truck

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