Does Traxxas Make A Drift Car? Everything You Need To Know

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Traxxas is the biggest manufacturer of RC cars; this company produces different RC cars from monster trucks, sports buggies, and even the fastest RC car in the world is a Traxxas model. One question many people ask is if Traxxas makes drift cars.

No, Traxxas does not make a drift car; they only manufacture drift tires. The drift tires are compatible with an RC car. This company has introduced a new line of drift tires with hard compound plastics, providing a perfect breakaway potential for drifting and durability. 

Drifting with an RC car is very exciting and fun. Many amazing qualities make up the Traxxas drift tires. Knowing about these tires helps you make a good choice when buying one.

RC Drift Cars

Drifting is one of the most exciting activities that can be performed with an RC car. The thrill and excitement of drifting around a track makes the activity worthwhile. People who drift usually use RC drift cars rather than regular vehicles; RC drift cars have some customization and modification that enables them to drift without falling over.

There are three categories of RC drift cars: drift car kits, ready-to-run drift cars, and drift car chassis. Ready-to-run RC drift cars are the best type to get as you do not need to assemble it as it comes ready to run. There is a large variety of RC drift cars that you can get.

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Volantexrc RC Drift Car

The Volantexrc drift car is an RC car that looks like a racing car. It uses a powerful motor and a 4-wheel drive system to go backward, forward, right, left, and drift excellently and easily. This RC drift Car also features LED lights that stand out when placed with other RC cars.

It also uses a 2.4GHz radio control; this RC drift car can perform figure 8 drift and cool u-shaped drift. It has a flexible anti-collision shell that prevents it from crashing during a race. The Volantexrc RC drift car comes with four extra drift tires that you can use to replace other tires.

Arrarown RC Drift Car

Arrarown RC Drift Car is a racing drift car that can perform three different drifting techniques: circle drift, u-shaped drift, and figure 8 drift. It uses a 2.4G 4CH radio system. The charging time is 90 minutes, and its total runtime is about 12 to 16 minutes. The maximum distance coverage of the remote control is 30 meters. Its top speed is 18.6 mph.

The Arrarown RC Drift Car also has a car shell lock, rearview mirror, and guide teeth. You can also use it to race with other RC cars. A NiCd battery powers it. This RC drift car comes with 12 rechargeable batteries, 4 drift tires, a user manual, a charge board, a cross wrench, and a screwdriver.

Redcat Racing EPX RC Drift Car

The Redcat Racing EPX RC Drift Car weighs 6 pounds, has a height of 4.8 inches, a width of 7.87 inches, and a ground clearance of 0.177 inches. It has waterproof electronics and uses a 2.4 GHz radio system. With the aluminum-capped oil-filled shocks and adjustable independent suspension, you can fine-tune the car to your liking.

It features smooth drifting wheels and tires. The waterproof brushed motor of the Redcat Racing EPX RC Drift Car is efficient and reliable. You can use either LiPo or NiMH batteries to power this RC drift car. The four-wheel-drive system helps maintain control while drifting.

Exceed RC Electric DriftStar

The Exceed RC Electric DriftStar is designed like a modern salon car. It uses an RC 540 motor and is powered electrically, and it can operate over any terrain. The 2.4GHz radio system of this RC drift car allows it to run simultaneously with other RC cars without any interference. Its top speed is 30 mph.

This RC drift car is suitable for indoor and outdoor drifting. The solid compound drift tires make it perfect for loads of sideways action. It also comes with its controller and an instruction manual. It is recommended for individuals over 14 years.

Nissan Skyline RC Drift Car

This is a 1:10 scale RC drift car, and it is 18 inches long, 7 inches wide, and 8 inches high. It is a high-performing drift car, and it has a top speed of 10 mph. There is a turbo button on the remote controller to increase the speed. This is a good drift RC car for children; it is easy to control due to the pistol-grip controller.

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Is The Traxxas 4 Tec 2.0 VXL Used Only For Drifting?

No, the Traxxas 4 Tec 2.0 VXL is not used for drifting only. You can also use the RC car for other RC purposes. This Traxxas RC car possesses a lot of amazing qualities that you should know about. The chassis of the 4 Tec 2.0 VXL provides an ultimate high-speed driving experience.

The Traxxas 4 Tec 2.0 VXL has a length of 17.6 inches, weighs 3.2 pounds, a height of 4.2 inches, and a 0.3 inches ground clearance. Its wheelbase is 10.1 inches, its wheel diameter is 1.9 inches, and its tire diameter is 2.6 inches.

The high-tech chassis keeps the weight positioned as low as possible to provide a crisp responsible feel. It also has a modular interlocking design that allows easy maintenance, offers tight tolerance and unprecedented rigidity. The chassis is more responsive, stiffer, and easy to disassemble. Its top speed is more than 70 mph.

The Traxxas 4 Tec 2.0 VXL uses a waterproof electronic speed control that channels massive power to its Velineon brushless motor. With the help of Traxxas Stability Management, you get a lightning-quick correction that helps keep you in control. You will also control the vehicle on slippery surfaces like smooth concrete, snow, loose dirt, and ice.

This RC car also has finely-tuned suspensions that keep the wheels firmly glued to the pavement. The Traxxas 4 Tec 2.0 VXL uses a TQi 2.4GHz radio system, which provides amazing features like proven reality, long-range, and high output. With a Traxxas link wireless module, you can use your mobile phone to control the RC car.

This RC car also has a patented training mode, just like most Traxxas RC cars. With the patented training mode, you can reduce the vehicle’s power to 50 percent, especially when young or new drivers operate the vehicle. The steering option of the Traxxas 4 Tec 2.0 VXL provides an amazing drifting experience for drivers by enabling their vehicles to rotate further while drifting.

Does Traxxas Make Drift Tires For RC Cars?

Yes, Traxxas makes drift tires for RC cars. They have introduced a new line of 4 Tec drift tires that makes drifting easier than ever. The drift tires have been manufactured to be tough enough to ride over any terrain like concrete, carpet, and asphalt. Traxxas drift tires are pre-mounted on both front and rear configurations.

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Split-spoke Wheels

The split-spoke wheels are the drift tires manufactured by Traxxas. It comes in both front and rear tires and is 1.9 inches each. You can get them in black, orange, and green. These hard compound plastic tires provide the perfect combination of breakaway potential and durability for any drifting surface. They are also precision glued at the factory and come pre-mounted in both narrow and wide configurations.

Final Thoughts

If you want to try out new RC activities, you should dry to drift. Drifting requires a certain level of skill, and your RC car needs to be modified to drift. Different factors make it difficult for a normal RC car to drift; one is the tires. You can use Traxxas drift tires as one of the modifications for your RC car.

By Shawn Manaher

Shawn Manaher loves to play with new toys and dive into new hobbies. As a serial entrepreneur, work definitely comes first but there is always room for hobbies.