Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray First Look

Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray First Look

Traxxas continues to hit laborious with wonderful scale reproduction our bodies that actually amp up the enjoyable manufacturing facility of your RC expertise. This time they’ve reworked their fashionable 4-Tec platform and grafted a brand new 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray physique to it. Meet the brand new Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray! This eye catching on-road automobile is constructed for quick car parking zone enjoyable with nice dealing with and whenever you’re finished, this mannequin appears nice on show on your self till you’re able to run once more. If you happen to’re a Chevy fan, Traxxas fan or only a fan of cool on-road RC vehicles, you’ll need to learn on in our first have a look at this superior 1/10 electrical RC automobile.

4-Tec 3.0 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
By: Traxxas
Package Kind: RTR Electrical 4WD On-Street Automotive
Half Quantity: TRA93054-4
Worth: $329.95


That is what’s going to do it for lots of people, the fantastically detailed 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray physique! The element on this physique makes you retain gazing it. The grille and duct inserts, the molded headlights with clear lens, mirrors, spoiler, molded tail lights and the exhaust ideas are so nicely finished, they appear like actual steel ideas. What is going to actually have you ever staring is seeing the molded mid engine peeking out of the rear window; so cool! Past the finely detailed components, the physique is molded to perfection and the one indicator that it’s not one piece is a line and screw within the rear of the physique. This was finished to get as a lot element as attainable within the tail part of the physique so we’ll let it slide. The ultimate cool issue of the physique? No physique clips! The physique is fitted with a pin system that locks it into the physique mounts on the chassis. Simply pull two tabs and the physique lifts off with ease! It is a easy system that’s simple to make use of and actually secures the physique. If we had one want for this physique set, it will have been clear home windows with a tinted decal over it. However the physique appears so good, we’re really comfortable with the black window decals.


Look acquainted? That’s as a result of it’s! The 4-Tec 3.0 is very similar to the two.0, it has simply been lengthened and some new components added. FIrst up, the longer wheelbase happens within the chassis and we predict it’s going to make this already dialed platform deal with even higher. It additionally matches the size of the Vette higher as nicely. A brand new physique mounting system attaches to the automobile to mate up with the brand new physique design that we already talked about. A splitter entrance bumper helps with aerodynamics and matches the Stingray physique completely. The one different main change to the chassis group is the lengthy battery strap and foam block to take up house within the battery tray. The chassis is a composite materials with a number of bracing to extend rigidity. There’s a composite brace up entrance that additionally strengthens the bellcrank steering mounts. It’s all a confirmed design that has labored nicely on the two.0.


Below the diff covers are oil stuffed differentials with steel gears. Metal dogbones exit to metal axles nevertheless Traxxas used composite outdrives on the diffs. That is one spot we’d cherished to have seen metal as nicely, only for when extra energy is added by those that are able to go subsequent degree after getting began with the brushed motor. A brand new metal heart shaft that goes from the spur gear shaft to the entrance gearcase is a pleasant new addition and it has a ball bearing help within the heart to stop deflection beneath energy. Traxxas consists of an elective pinion gear with the package that when paired with an 8.4V battery will put this automobile up into the 30mph vary.


Brief oil stuffed coil over shocks damp the suspension on the 4-tec 3.0. The suspension is rather like the two.0; composite arms, fastened higher hyperlinks, stout hubs and steering knuckles. The suspension merely appears simple to take care of and extra importantly has the suitable geometry for basic customers that need to rip round parking heaps with a automobile that, nicely, simply hooks up! We even like that Traxxas makes use of metal pivot balls moderately than plastic that so many different corporations have switched to. Perhaps if we had one want it will be turnbuckles as a substitute of fastened hyperlinks on the suspension, however that’s a straightforward choice for those who really need it. Now on all 4 corners are new 2.8″ diameter wheels wrapped in sticky rubber tires. The wheel design mimics the Corvette completely and we like using a slender tire up entrance and a wider rear tire. Peek contained in the wheels and also you’ll see fake disc brakes and calipers.


Traxxas geared up this automobile with their tried and true brushes motor set-up. The XL-5 ESC that may deal with 2S LiPo batteries and as much as 8.4V NiMh packs. It sends energy to the Titan 12T 550 motor. This set-up is water-proof and good for basic enjoyable. With the Corvette physique on prime, we thought the quicker VLX system would have been nicer on this mannequin, however who is aware of, perhaps Traxxas will provide it as one other model some day. The usual 2075 is used for steering and a TQ radio system is dialed in from the manufacturing facility for management.


Past the assembled automobile and electronics, you’ll additionally get a bag with directions, some fundamental instruments, shock pre-load clips and that pinion gear we informed you about. You’ll want to produce 4-AA batteries for the radio, a battery pack for the automobile and a charger.


There’s no query Traxxas builds some actually enjoyable fashions and with the entire detailed our bodies they’re releasing now with their kits, it actually bumps up the enjoyable issue. The Traxxas 4-Tec 3.0 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is bound to look good on the shelf and switch heads whenever you’re out driving it within the car parking zone. We’re desirous to take it out for a rip and if you wish to see it in motion, make sure to go to our Youtube channel and subscribe so that you don’t miss our full video evaluation of this automobile with motion footage. Subscribe right here: Subscribe:

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