4. Traxxas Rustler XL-5
Traxxas Rustler XL-5 Features
Rustler XL-5 was first released in April 2016. The company, Great Planes-Traxxas has had a repute of producing top-notch Remote Control over the last 25 years. This 2WD car is ready to compete with any 4WD due to its specifications and performance and its great design makes it quite appealing.
Appearance and Color:
The fierce-looking car presents the vision of any fast pacing Remote Control car. Its design is compatible to deal with all the thrill lovers and its users are attracted to its Blue/orange grey or multi-colored designs since the product comes in different colors and designs.
The diminutive detailing of the car makes its appearance more pragmatic. Moreover, Dazzling 6-color Pro Graphix body and label set with bold 2.8″ mirror-chrome All-Star wheels make the Rustler stand out in a crowd
The Traxxas Rustle XL-5 is 20 inches long with a width of 12.88 inches. The car is 9.63 inches high and comes under the weight tag of 8 pounds.
The whole body is made of steel for long-lasting durability. This off-road beast sets a new limit in terms of speed and is therefore not suitable for beginners and young children. The manufacturer recommends the age of 14 years and up, as the handling requires care and the speed is surely difficult to control for younger children.
To support Rustle-XL 5 to reach a speed limit of approximately 35mph, the car is equipped with a Power Cell NiMH battery. The rechargeable battery has a 3000mph storage capacity which amplifies the run time of the car. Compared to other Remote Control off-road cars Traxxas has earned a distinctive position.
The product comes with a 4-amp peak detecting charger that charges 10 times faster than any other charger. The company provides a 12V DC power charging outlet and they also offer the option of #2969 Ac/DC converter for your convenience.
With a pistol-like grip, the remote has a trigger with a steering wheel built at the side.
It uses a frequency of 2.4GHz. With TQ 2.4GHz there are no other channels or frequencies to deal with hence you can enjoy a hassle-free and crowd-free drive. The design has an internal antenna system to avoid any chance of damage. The factory settings of the transmitter can be altered with the help of TQ’s programming system.
Specifications and Features:
With all the features of 4WD, this 2WD beast can last all the challenges thrown at it. The machine is endowed with the suspension to support over all the terrains. Its power-assisted braking system and reversing abilities won’t let you stuck in any uneven surroundings.
The tough plastic and metal body can survive all the thumps and bumps and thrashing and bashing while driving. The high-performance bellcrank steering system reduces collided turn. Firm and resilient chamber links have the ability to keep you on track even when the path is not much merciful.
Titan 12 –Turn 550 motor powers the car to run at the speed of 35mph.
The thrill and excitement are accompanied by expediency as the motor has its own
cooling system that boosts the life span of the motor. Titan let the car show some big
air-jumps and quick turns.
The car has a unique gadget called XL- electronic speed control. It supplies regular power to the motor and grants protection from low-voltage, thermal shutdown, and three drive modes.
Even the Patented Training mode shrinks the power by 50% but it keeps the brakes at full power making the control easy for the users.
Rustle comes with a 30-days Traxxas warranty, unlike other off-road cars. Customer support is one of their distinguishing aspects and the website has a detailed list of replaceable parts. There are easy user manuals and repair instructions that can be downloaded easily so you will be provided with all help you need.
Strength and durability:
Traxxas is the first one to introduce water-proofing of electronics and they continually revolutionized the idea with constant improvements. The rustle receiver box is fully water-proofed. This enables the car to drive freely without the fear of rain, mushy and standing water on uneven roadways. The receiver box is fully endowed with 3- channel micro receiver that benefits the extended range radio-control performance.
Apparently, Rustle tires are meant to make off-road adventures at ease. The grooved front tires and huge heave rare tires are designed for nitro cars that are capable of maintaining the speed of 65mph. They are the most excellent choice for Traxxas as you have a speed limit of 35mph so naturally, the soaring worth of these tires would allow you to use them for a longer time.
The long-lasting and water-proof structure of the car reduces any chance of breaking vital parts to diminish your fun however if there occurs some accident, the manufacturers have the availability of replaceable parts so that you can keep your most-loved car with you for as long as you want.