Official Announcement – Traxxas 1/7 Unlimited Desert Racer
Here ya go folks, complete details on the truck that is about to set the world on fire, the Traxxas Unlimited Desert Truck.
For sizing, the Unlimited Desert Truck is slightly bigger than 1/8, but slightly smaller than 1/7th. Its wheelbase comes in at 16.53″ which does indeed make it a large truck. The UDR weighs in at 13.4lbs, also showing that it is no joke.
The UDR comes in ready to run form and will be available with two different paint schemes. It is expected to start shipping in early March with street pricing of $799. The Traxxas is sure to be one of the most highly sought after trucks this spring, so if you aren’t already on a pre-order list somewhere, you need to get on one now if you want a truck off the first shipment.
Here are some other notable highlights-
* Incredible scale detailing from nose to tail
* Planetary gear reduction inside rear axle to reduce torque twist
* Scale details include things like rear travel limiting straps, side plates, highly detailed interior, brake discs and calipers, floor jack with handle, radiator fans that spin, replica batteries, oil cans, detailed shock reservoirs, fire extinguishers
* Rugged grey tube roll cage
* Licensed Method racing wheels
* Licensed BFGoodrich tires
* Functional spares
* Detailed Pro-Scale body
* 2.4GHz TQi radio
* VXL-6S brushless ESC
* 2200kV brushless motor
* 50+ mph top speed on 6S
* 2 paint schemes- Fox white or Rigid red and black
* Real, usable spare driveshaft
* Bottom battery access
* Realistic sway bar
* 17mm wheel hexes
* Traxxas 2075X metal gear servo
* Clamp-on spring retainers
* Aluminum GTR shocks
* Direct drive transmission
* Gear diff front & center, spool in rear
* Steel links
* Width- 13.57″
* Length- 27.32″
The part number that you need to get one on pre-order is #85076-4. Hit up This Link for more details, or Click Here to read more Traxxas news on BigSquidRC. Also, the video below is fantastic. There is not a lot of high flying antics in it, but the video does a perfect job of showing how realistically the UDR drives.