The Bandit VXL expands the Extreme Sports Buggy Legacy with even more power than you ever thought possible. The new Velineon® Brushless Power System accelerates Bandit VXL into the stratosphere with jet-like thrust and incredible 70+mph top speed! The Bandit VXL is a low-slung, lightweight speed machine that's rocket fast on pavement and rips incredible roost off-road. Get a pair of Bandits together and the race is on. Bandit VXL is a driver's machine that will put your skills to the test with its mind-blowing top speed and lightning quick handling response.
Out of the box, the Velineon Brushless Power System is optimized to put down the tire-melting horsepower, neck-snapping speed, and precision throttle response you expect from brushless. Most of all, it's brushless done the Traxxas way: wicked fast and easy to use. Just plug it in for an instant rush of power and adrenaline.
The Velineon Brushless Power system takes the guesswork out of enjoying the benefits of world-class brushless power. The system components work together as an optimized package, engineered from the start to deliver the ultimate in efficiency, speed, and run time. With the Bandit VXL, your battery selection determines your speed and skill level. Velineon accepts the widest range of battery types, including 3-cell Lithium Polymer packs (3S LiPo packs). These packs pump out over 11 volts of power for intense, skill level 5 speeds beyond 70mph! Nothing else even comes close. Built-in low-voltage detection in the VXL-3s Electronic Speed Control conveniently helps you maintain your LiPo battery packs in top condition.
The World's Most Advanced Ready-To-Race® Radio System.
Bandit VXL is equipped with the world's most advanced Ready-To-Race® radio system. The all-new Traxxas® TQi arrives with a full complement of tuning features and offers the unbeatable convenience of "no channels, no crystals" 2.4GHz technologybut that's just the beginning. Automatic model recognition instantly recalls your settings for up to 30 Traxxas Link-enabled models. Just switch on and drive, no naming or "model memory" settings required. Power up the transmitter and the model you want to drive, and the settings for that model are dialed in immediately! The new TQi 2.4GHz transmitter is fully adjustable: steering and throttle end points can be set precisely, and the Multi-Function knob can be programmed to control Steering Sensitivity (Expo), Throttle Sensitivity (Expo), Steering Percentage (Dual Rate), Braking Percentage (Dual Rate), or Throttle Trim. TQi's ergonomic case design provides all-day driving comfort, and the unique internal antenna contributes to its sleek, modern look.
Traxxas Link Wireless Module Compatible.
The TQi's most important new feature may already be in your pocket. The TQi can be equipped with an Traxxas Link Wireless Module (#6511, sold separately) that turns your Android device, 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 unlocks the mysteries of optimizing your radio system for ultimate vehicle control. Traxxas Link also opens the door to telemetry capability when you add optional sensors to your model.
4amp Fast Charger.
For quick, convenient, hassle-free charging, a 4amp DC fast charger is included to maximize runtime and minimize down time. The included NiMH charger uses a 12-Volt DC power outlet for universal high-output charging*.
*Optional #2976T AC-DC Mains power supply available as a separate purchase.
Traxxas iD-Equipped Power Cell NiMH Battery.
Bandit VXL includes a Traxxas iD-equipped Power Cell Battery Pack optimized for free-flowing power and maximum punch with premium quality, low-resistance cells; flexible, silicone-jacketed 12-gauge wire; heavy-duty welded tabs; and Traxxas High-Current Connectors. Precision assembly with attractive, individually wrapped cells and clear overwrap complete the package.
TQi 2.4GHz Transmitter and Receiver
Traxxas iD-Equipped Power Cell 7-cell NiMH battery
4amp DC Peak Detecting Fast Charger (12v Supply)
Traxxas High-Current Connector (patented)
Maxx® Cable 12-gauge wiring
Digital high-torque steering waterproof servo
Precision steel turnbuckles with heavy-duty rod ends
Metric hex hardware
Front suspension tie bar
Steel transmission gears
5x11 rubber sealed ball bearings at the wheels
*Just requires 4x AA batteries for the transmitter.