The 4-Tec 2.0 VXL chassis provides the ultimate high speed driving experience. The high-tech chassis keeps weight positioned as low as possible for a crisp, responsive feel. The modular interlocking design allows easy maintenance while providing unprecedented rigidity and tight tolerances. The waterproof VXL-3s electronic speed control channels massive power to the Velineon® brushless motor for four wheel tire-spinning acceleration and incredible 70+mph* top speed. A finely tuned suspension keeps the wheels glued to the pavement and Traxxas Stability Management® (TSM) provides lightning-quick corrections to keep you in control. Grab the transmitter, rip full throttle, and hold on! The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL delivers a high speed thrill ride like you’ve never experienced.
|QUICK FEATURES ON 4-Tec 2.0 VXL AWD Chassis (#83076-4)
- Adjustable chassis accepts standard 200 mm bodies
- Shaft-driven full-time all-wheel drive system
- TQi™ 2.4GHz radio system with Traxxas Stability Management® (TSM)
- Waterproof electronics for all-weather, all-season RC excitement
- Velineon brushless power system
- Adjustable steel turnbuckles and steering links
- Low-CG fiber-composite monocoque chassis with high approach angle front bumper
- Race-proven sealed differentials
- VXL-rated high-speed Response tires
Class-Leading Brushless Power
The 4-Tec 2.0 VXL’s Velineon brushless power system defines a whole new generation of outrageous electric power that doesn't know limitations and boundaries. Pour in the voltage and out comes the speed in tidal waves of force harnessed by precision throttle control. For the uninitiated, prepare yourself... the sheer brutal power combined with the 4-Tec 2.0 VXL chassis’ four-corner grip results in tire-melting acceleration and lightning fast speed. The Velineon 3s brushless power system features system components that work together as an optimized package, from the patented Traxxas High-Current connector to the custom-wound motor. It's engineered together from the start to deliver the ultimate in efficiency, speed, and run-time along with precision throttle response and refined control. It's brushless performance the Traxxas way: wicked fast and easy to use. Just plug it in and it works, no special knowledge or programming skills required.
Traxxas Stability Management® (TSM)
Traxxas Stability Management® lets you experience your 4-Tec 2.0 VXL's extreme power, speed, and acceleration by making it easier to control on slippery surfaces where traction is not ideal. Go ahead, punch it off the line! TSM senses the vehicle’s direction and makes steering corrections to provide full throttle acceleration without fishtailing or spinouts. When cornering, TSM intuitively corrects the 4-Tec VXL's line for faster exit speeds. TSM even improves braking by keeping the car arrow straight until you reach a complete stop. TSM does all this without intruding on driving fun or introducing unexpected side effects. TSM can be fine-tuned (or turned off) for different surfaces by simply adjusting the multi-function knob on the TQi transmitter, or by adjusting the slider in the Traxxas Link app. Drive faster and have more fun with TSM. You may not even realize how much it is helping until you try to drive without it. (click here for more details)
New VXL-Rated Response Tires
Sticky VXL-rated Response street tires are rated for high speed runs and wrap around gorgeous replica wheels with lug nut details (patents pending). The replica brake discs incorporate standard 12 mm wheel hexes and feature red brake calipers. The brake calipers even switch from leading to trailing orientation to give your ride that fully authentic look.
All Wheel Drive
A highly efficient shaft driven all-wheel drive system rides on sealed bearings and provides maximum acceleration and responsiveness.
Velineon® 3500 Brushless Motor
Extreme performance is standard equipment with the sensorless Velineon motor. Ultra high-temperature Neodymium magnets, high-speed ball bearings, and a precision balanced rotor deliver power and long life with near zero maintenance. Since there are no brushes or commutator to wear out, you always get the same blistering acceleration and ballistic top speed run after run.
- Ultra high-temperature sintered Neodymium magnets
- Optimized for power and efficiency in 1/10th scale vehicles
- Consistent, high-power output, run after run
- Low-maintenance, unique Traxxas design
- Efficient, high-speed ball bearings
- Precision-balanced rotor
- Protective end cap
- 10-Turn, 3500kV
- Hex hardware
- Brilliant blue-anodizing finish
- Silicon steel laminations
- Delivers more power than comparable brushed motors
- For more info about the Velineon 3500 Brushless motor click here
Velineon® VXL-3s ESC
The Velineon VXL-3s speed control is loaded with high-grade technology to precisely deliver maximum power to the motor. It's engineered for today's battery technology and beyond. Two-stage low voltage detection allows full LiPo compatibility, including powerful 11.1-volt 3S packs!
- Innovative waterproof design
- Three Programmable Drive Profiles:
- Sport Mode - Forward / Brake / Reverse
- Race Mode - Forward / Brake
- Training Mode™ - 50% Forward / Brake / 50% Reverse (patented)
- Integrated on/off switch
- Traxxas EZ-Set® one-button setup
- Large heat sink
- High-efficiency MOSFET transistors
- Built-in two-stage low-voltage detection for LiPo batteries
- NiCad and NiMH battery packs: 4-9 cells (4.8 to 10.8 volts)
- LiPo battery packs: 2-3 cells (7.4 to 11.1 volts)
- For more info about the Velineon VXL-3s ESC click here
Traxxas' exclusive patented Training Mode let's everyone get in on the racing action. Just press a button to limit full-throttle power to 50%. This allows young or new drivers to safely develop their control skills before unlocking full power and 70+mph speed of the 4-Tec 2.0 VXL. Training mode even makes it easy to hand the transmitter over to your friends who have never driven a radio controlled truck before.
The World's Most Advanced Ready-To-Race® Radio System
Total Control. Traxxas models deserve the world's most advanced Ready-To-Race® radio system. The radio system after all is the sole connection between the driver and machine. It has to be precise, comfortable, powerful, and reliable. The all-new Traxxas® TQi™ radio system arrives with a full complement of tuning features; long-range, high-output, 2.4GHz signal, and proven Traxxas reliability for rock-solid performance. It's so advanced; it doesn't even need an external antenna.
Traxxas Link Wireless Module Compatible
The TQi's most important new feature may already be in your pocket. Equip the TQi with a Traxxas Link Wireless Module (#6511, sold separately) and turn your Android, iPad® iPhone® or iPod touch® (sold separately) into a powerful tuning tool for your Traxxas model. The full-color display combines with the free Traxxas Link™ App to deliver an intuitive, high-definition, full-color graphical user interface that optimizes your radio system for ultimate vehicle control. Traxxas Link also opens the door to telemetry capability when you add optional sensors to your model. The Traxxas Link Application is available on Google Play and the App Store.
5-channel Micro Receiver w/ Fail Safe
The TQi 2.4GHz micro receiver fits easily into any vehicle, and features dual channel-1 outputs for easy installation in vehicles with dual steering servos—no Y-harness necessary! The integrated LINK button makes it fast and easy to bind the receiver, and the two-color LED indicates power-on and bind status for fool-proof control and convenience. Traxxas Link Model Memory allows the receiver to recognize up to thirty TQi 2.4Ghz Traxxas Link enabled transmitters—just switch on and drive. In the event of signal loss due to an accidental switch-off or depleted batteries, the receiver will automatically return the throttle to neutral and hold the last commanded steering position. The Fail Safe programming is built-in and does not need to be set or activated. Three telemetry ports are incorporated in the 5-channel receiver to allow real-time data to be transmitted from your Traxxas model to the TQi transmitter.
High Performance Modular Chassis
The all-new high-tech 4-Tec 2.0 VXL chassis keeps weight positioned as low as possible for a crisp, responsive feel. Three interlocking modules provide unprecedented rigidity and tight tolerances. Not only is the chassis stiffer and more responsive, it’s easy to disassemble.
A completely smooth undertray cuts through the air with reduced aerodynamic drag. The smooth chassis resists snags on uneven pavement and expansion joints. The angled front bumper keeps the chassis’ stance low, while still allowing it to pass over bumps and up driveways with ease.
Lengthen or shorten the wheelbase for the perfect body fit. With slight modification, rear suspension arms can be moved 3 mm in either direction.
Adjustable Body Mounts
Traxxas-exclusive adjustable body mounts (patent pending) allow easy installation of popular 200 mm bodies. Body posts may be shifted forward and backward and side to side to accommodate most pre-drilled mounting holes. A set of fixed body mounts also comes with the vehicle.
Oil-Filled Ultra Shocks™
4-Tec 2.0 VXL rides on oil-filled Ultra Shocks utilizing X-ring technology for a perfect seal and silky-smooth performance. They are fully tunable with a wide range of oils, springs, and pistons. Features include pressure bladders for air/oil separation and spring clips to change the ride height and pre-load. Redesigned shock caps feature hollow balls for better articulation and durability.
Adjustable Battery Hold Down
A quick-release, dual-height battery mount accommodates a wide range of batteries including long format NiMH and LiPo battery packs.
Traxxas High-Current Connectors
Designed to handle high-current applications and funnel maximum power to the electronics, the Traxxas iD High-Current Connector also allows the battery to communicate with optional iD-equipped chargers (sold separately). Traxxas iD chargers automatically configure and optimize the charger settings for a perfect charge every time. Traxxas iD chargers provide the quickest, safest charge for your battery so you can unleash the maximum power and runtime for your Traxxas vehicle.
Molded Wire Retainer
A simple wire clip would look our of place on this futuristic high tech chassis. Traxxas engineers designed a sleek molded wire retainer to keep motor wires secured safely out of the way.
Waterproof Receiver Box
Real world driving requires dealing with the elements. The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL comes fully protected with a patented waterproof receiver box. The innovative receiver box keeps the micro receiver dry, even in the worst conditions.
Waterproof Steering Servo
A high-performance chassis needs a powerful steering servo for responsive performance and Traxxas delivers with the 2075 high-torque servo. This waterproof steering servo uses O-ring seals to keep the fun going when things get wet. Waterproof for all-weather action, the 2075 provides 125 oz-in of steering muscle.
Fixed Gear Mesh System
Setting the perfect gear mesh can be a complicated and arduous process. The Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL eliminates the hassle with its innovative fixed positioning system. Use the convenient chart included in the user manual to select the proper hold for your pinion gear.
Proven Sealed Differentials
The 4-Tec 2.0 features the same sealed, beveled-gear differentials in the front and rear as the ultra-rugged Slash 4X4. Tune the performance by varying the viscosity of the fluid inside.
One-piece steel driveshafts save weight and send power directly to the wheels for lightning quick response times. Extended drive cups allow for maximum articulation and ultimate durability.
A one-piece steel center driveshaft transfers the Velineon's huge power to all four wheels.There are no dogbones to wear and no drive cups to wobble. The shaft runs perfectly straight and with superior rigidity and durability.
Adjustable Steel Turnbuckles
The 4-Tec 2.0 VXL features adjustable steel turnbuckles and steering links for improved tuning options. These brutally tough turnbuckles provide exceptional strength and allow independent camber tuning for all four wheels. Steel steering links allow fine tuning and help resist impacts.
High Performance Suspension Adjustments
The high angle steering option allows your vehicle to rotate further for epic drifting around corners. The high tech suspension also features bosses molded into the arms to adjust droop. Suspension droop is the amount of downward travel on the wheels. Droop adjustment allows the vehicle to be tuned for better stability in the corners.
New Dual-Bellcrank Steering System
Dual steering bellcranks with optimized geometry virtually eliminate bump steer to increase cornering stability. An integrated servo saver mounts securely to the servo to protect the gears from crash damage without compromising steering precision.
Rubber-Sealed Ball Bearings
Precise rubber-sealed bearings offer the ultimate in super low-friction performance and maximum protection in dirty environments.
Pro-quality, high-grade, metric hex-drive hardware is used throughout for extra strength, easy maintenance and quick repair. The black-oxide rust-resistant finish provides a high tech look and feel.
Dual Rear Camber Link Mounts
The rear suspension features dual mounting points for the camber links to accommodate different bodies. Use the traditional high mount for standard bodies or the low-profile mount for sleek bodies like the Ford GT.