NEW & HOT
ON THE TRAIL!
TRAXXAS TRX- 4
A while back, Traxxas gave us some sneak-peek
photos of its then-prototype scaler, and we now
have pics of the production version. Su;ce it to
say, there’s no mistaking the TRX- 4 for anything
else on the trail, especially when you get the body
o;. Portal axles are the truck’s signature feature
but hardly the only noteworthy design stroke.
;e TRX- 4 also gets a high/low transmission and
T-Lock locking di;s, all transmitter controlled,
which will give the TRX- 4 far
more versatility than single-speed trucks with permanently
locked axles. Scale-diameter
aluminum shocks are new
(and tucked into full fender
wells—nice), and the TRX- 4 gets
Traxxas’ first-ever metal-gear
servo. Plus lots more—fingers
crossed for a full review in the
You won’t mistake
the TRX- 4 for anything
else on the trail.
Above: ;e TRX- 4’s remote-operated high/low transmission
lets you choose between maximum
trail torque and higher speeds to get
from spot to spot.
Left: Locking di;erentials come
standard, and they are servo
;e portal axles are the star of the show.
;ey provide extra ground clearance, and the
design dramatically reduces torque twist.
;e body of the Land Rover
Defender is fully detailed, right
down to the inner fenders.