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Traxxas Bandit XL-5 1/10th Scale Electric Buggy  $179.95 


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The Traxxas Bandit™ redefines traditional buggy performance by creating a whole new class of Extreme Sports Buggy™. Bandit offers the highest levels of speed, action, and fun that will easily make it one of your favorites for all kinds of R/C driving excitement. The lightweight Bandit chassis is loaded with an aggressive Titan® 12-Turn modified motor and a high-current XL-5 Electronic Speed Control that deliver lightning-fast acceleration and incredible 35+mph* performance. Pull the trigger and Bandit rips massive rooster tails, soars over giant jumps, and lays down the power for pure performance and excitement at every turn. Bandit is infused with the latest tech including the patent-pending Revo®-Spec Torque-Control™ slipper clutch and Alias™ high-performance 2.2" racing tires. The advanced dual-pin rear, and ribbed front tread designs are engineered to work with our exclusive rubber compounds for superior off-road traction and directional control. The industry standard 2.2" mirror-chrome Tracer™ wheels open the door to a wide range of tire options, including the optional Traxxas Anaconda 2.2" street treads.


With Traxxas' exclusive waterproof electronics, Bandit can blast through puddles, mow through mud and shred snow. Your R/C adventures are limited only by your imagination. Jump it. Race it. Crash it. Bandit's legendary durability leaves everything else behind. Bandit is built Traxxas Tough™ to keep you off the workbench and deep in the fun zone. Plus, it's upgradeable with a full line of Traxxas factory parts and accessories for custom performance and personalization.


  • NEW 4-amp DC Peak Detecting Fast Charger
  • NEW Traxxas 3000mAh, 8.4V, 7-cell NiMH battery with iDTM
  • Waterproof electronics permit driving in water, mud and snow.
  • Waterproof receiver box.
  • High-torque Waterproof Traxxas 2056 steering servo.
  • Powerful Titan® 12T 550 modified motor with internal cooling fan.
  • Bandit reaches speeds in excess of 35mph using the included
    optional 31-tooth pinion gear.*
  • High-performance waterproof XL-5™ Electronic Speed Control.
    • Innovative watersealed design
    • Three Drive Profiles
      • Sport Mode - Forward / Brake / Reverse
      • Race Mode - Forward / Brake
      • Training Mode™ - 50% Forward / Brake / 50% Reverse (patented)
    • 12-Turn motor limit for 550 size motors
    • 15-Turn motor limit for 540 size motors
    • Integrated on/off switch
    • Traxxas EZ-Set® one-button setup
    • LiPo, NiCad, and NiMH compatible with two-stage low-voltage detection
    • High-efficiency MOSFET transistors
    • Click here for more info.
  • Efficient Magnum 272™ three-gear transmission with ball bearings.
  • Sealed gearbox protects the transmission with beefed up motor 
    guard for extra protection.
  • Revo®-Spec Torque-Control™ slipper clutch system (patent pending).
  • External gear cover with easy slipper clutch access.
  • Reliable planetary gear differential.
  • Telescoping U-joint driveshafts.
  • Fiber-composite monocoque chassis.
  • Durable gray chassis components offer a fresh tech look.
  • Speed control and receiver are securely fastened to chassis.
  • Easy access battery compartment.
  • New easy to remove and re-install wing mounting system
  • Fully adjustable Ultra Shocks™ with X-ring technology.
  • White powder coated shock springs feature a new responsive spring rate.
  • Durable solid camber links eliminate the need for adjustment.
  • Captured rod ends won't pop off for superior durability.
  • Alias™ 2.2" step-pin rear tires and Alias ribbed front tires offer superior
    off-road traction.
  • Bandit's Alias step-pin rear tires come pre-glued on mirror-chrome five-spoke Tracer™ wheels.
  • ProGraphix® multi-colored painted body is available in red,
    blue, black, and silver.
  • Bandit is backed by unparalleled Traxxas support and parts availability.


Length:   16.25" (413mm)
Front Track:   9.84" (250mm)
Rear Track:   9.84" (250mm)
Weight:   48oz (1.36 kg)
Height (overall):   7" (178mm)
Wheelbase:   11.25" (286mm)
Front Shock Length:   Long
Rear Shock Length:   XXLong
Front Tires (pre-glued):   Alias™ Ribbed 2.2"
Rear Tires (pre-glued):   Alias™ Step-Pin 2.2"
Front Wheels:   2.2" Mirror-Chome (Tracer™)
Rear Wheels:   2.2" Mirror-Chome (Tracer™)
Electronic Speed Control:   XL-5™ Electronic Speed Control
Motor (electric):   Titan® 12T 550 (12-turn 550)
Steering Servo:   #2056 High Torque Waterproof
Transmitter:   TQ 2.4GHz Radio
Receiver:   #6519 3-Channel Micro
Gear Ratio (internal):   2.72 (final drive: 10.17)
Differential Type:   Planetary Steel Gear
Gear Pitch:   48-Pitch
Transmission:   Magnum 272™
Steering:   Bellcrank
Chassis Type:   Modified Tub
Chassis Material:   Fiber-Composite
Top-Speed:   35+mph**
Skill Level:   1
*Battery Tray Dimensions:   139mm x 47.5mm x 28mm
Included Charger:   4-amp DC Peak Detecting Fast Charger
Included Batteries:   Traxxas 3000mAh, 5.4V, 7-cell NiMH battery with iDTM
Required Batteries:   4 "AA" (transmitter)


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This product was added to our catalog on 03/02/2016.
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