has always been the first name in monster truck fun, but with Velineon®
brushless power on board , the ground-pounding, high-speed wheelie popping
antics are completely over-the-top. The included wheelie bar keeps the altitude
in check but with this kind of power, the wheelies don’t stop just because your
going over 50mph. If you have you're nerve, and the skill, the fun is just
getting started! With a top speed of over 65mph, the Velineon Brushless Power
System is designed to let you explore the outer limits of what’s possible with
brushless. Chances are you’ve never experienced throttle response and speed like
this in a monster truck. Tough and unbelievably fast, Stampede is the ultimate
play truck that’s always at hand, ready for instant R/C fun. No matter what kind
of R/C racing you’re into, a Stampede VXL belongs in your arsenal.
Stampede was the first high-performance monster truck and now Stampede VXL is
setting new, previously unthinkable speed benchmarks. The world of electric
monster trucks will never be the same!
Out of the box, the Velineon Brushless Power System is optimized to put down
the rock-crushing torque, massive horsepower, and precision throttle response
you expect from brushless. Most of all, it’s brushless done the Traxxas way:
brutally fast and easy to use. Just plug it in and satisfy your need for extreme
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 Stampede VXL, your battery selection
determines your speed and skill level. Velineon accepts the widest range of
battery types, including the latest 3-cell Lithium Polymer packs (3S LiPo
packs). These packs pump out over 11 volts of power for intense, skill level 5
speeds beyond 65mph! 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.
quest for ultimate speed began with the battery connector. As today’s batteries
store more and more energy inside their cells, traditional battery connectors
became a roadblock, unable to deliver all the energy the battery is capable of
outputting. The new Traxxas High-Current Connector and Maxx® Cable 12-gauge wire
opens the door for unrestricted current flow.
Velineon 3500 Brushless Motor is precision-matched for use in the 1/10th scale
Stampede, delivering the perfect balance of brutal horsepower and efficiency.
The sensorless design works with the sophisticated circuitry in the VXL-3s
Electronic Speed Control for smooth starts and precise control, without the need
for additional sensors and wiring. Since there are no brushes or commutator to
cause friction and wear, Velineon brushless power is always full of muscle, run
Velineon VXL-3s forward/reverse electronic speed control simplifies brushless
technology with easy operation that gives you all the control you need for
maximum fun. Quickly choose from 3 drive profiles in exactly the same manner as
other Traxxas electronic speed controls (such as the XL-5). Profiles include:
Sport, Race, and Training Mode (patent pending). Training Mode™ limits
full-throttle power to 50% allowing young or new drivers to safely develop their
control skills before unleashing the full-throttle capability of the Velineon
system. Stampede VXL’s performance can be tailored for drivers of any age and
experience. High-frequency transistors and advanced circuit design deliver
incredibly smooth and refined throttle control. With the VXL-3s you have the
flexibility to use conventional brushed motors, brushless motors, and sensored
brushless motors. The VXL-3s auto detects the motor type for you. High-current
capacity (320 amps peak) and two-stage thermal protection frees you from motor
Stampede VXL is equipped to handle serious horsepower with features such as the
advanced Revo®-Spec Torque-Control™ slipper clutch. The patent-pending design
delivers smooth operation, precise adjustment, and consistent traction control,
even when tortured with massive amounts of horsepower. New upgrades to the
Stampede VXL include high-grade hex hardware, precision metal turnbuckle links
with heavy-duty rod ends, and larger 5x11mm rubber-sealed ball bearings at the
wheels. The transmission is beefed-up as well with tough new steel gears. With
its huge monster truck tires, the Stampede VXL benefits most from the all-new
digital high-torque steering servo. 125 in-oz of torque deliver lightning-quick
steering response with confidence-inspiring precision.
The Stampede VXL is 100% Ready-To-Drive® right out of the box with the TQ™
2-channel radio system, and the Velineon Brushless Power System. Just take the
Stampede VXL out of the box, charge up a battery, and go have fun! Stampede VXL
is the ultimate thrill ride that is perfect for monster bashing or
wheelie-popping madness. Hot new Stampede VXL graphics combine with the
black-chrome wheels for a mean monster truck stance.
NEW ON STAMPEDE VXL
high-torque steering servo
steel turnbuckles with heavy-duty rod ends
suspension tie bar
sealed ball bearings at the wheels
World-class engineering and Traxxas’ attention-to-detail are some of the
reasons why Stampede is a perennial favorite for heavy-duty monster truck fun.
Traxxas backs all of their products with a support system second to none. No
other truck offers the level of support of the Traxxas Stampede VXL with its
unparalleled parts availability. A staff of skilled Traxxas representatives make
it convenient to find answers to your questions via phone, website, or email.
We're there to ensure that your R/C experience is enjoyable, easy, and fun.
details link above to go in depth on all the Stampede VXL performance
benefits and also be sure to check out the
videos page to see Stampede VXL in action for yourself.
High-Current Connector Stampede’s Velineon Brushless Power System features the new Traxxas
High-Current Connector. Designed to handle high-current applications, the
Traxxas Connector effortlessly funnels your battery’s total power to the
electronics to keep things running cool and at full power.
Cable 12-Gauge Wire
This super-flexible, high-current, low-resistance 12-gauge, wire acts like a
series of giant pipes, flowing energy in and out of the electronic speed
control. The Traxxas Connector combined with Maxx cable is a better engineered
solution for extracting all the power your battery has to give.
Pro-quality, high-grade, metric hex-drive hardware is used throughout for extra
strength, and easy maintenance and repair. The black-oxide rust-resistant finish
provides a high tech look and feel.
Precision 5x11mm rubber-sealed bearings offer the ultimate in super low-friction
performance and maximum protection in dirty environments. They are used in all
exposed locations on the truck and are virtually maintenance free.
Hub Carriers & Steering Blocks
Stampede VXL features all new ball bearing front steering blocks and rear hub
carriers. They utilize large 5x11mm ball bearings for long-term precision
performance, smooth operation, and increased durability.
Factory fitted, heavy-duty steel turnbuckles allow camber and toe tuning.
Stampede VXL is completely adjustable right out of the box to fine tune handling
agility and high-speed performance. Captured rod ends provide unmatched
durability and they simply won't pop off.
Talon™ 2.8" Pre-Glued Tires with Foam Inserts The
advanced Talon tread pattern is the same proven design used to provide excellent
traction on our highest performing Revo and T-Maxx models! The soft compound
rubber hooks up for maximum acceleration and great grip on a wide variety of
surfaces: dirt, grass, pavement, and rocks.
The new black-chrome All-Star™ wheels feature a lightweight horizontal bead that
holds the tire to the rim even under extreme rpm. Performance-designed foam
inserts are standard and all tires come pre-glued from the factory to get you
rolling right out of the box.
Stampede VXL comes equipped with the unique Traxxas adjustable wheelie bar. The
patent pending wheelie bar features four position adjustments for wheelie
control or for wheelies on command. The wheelie bar mount is constructed of
durable composite nylon and it offers an extra level of protection for the motor
and transmission case.
Torque-Control™ Slipper Clutch
Revo technology is utilized to manage the increased power from the Velineon 3500
brushless motor. The Torque-Control slipper clutch uses special semi-metallic
friction material and finned aluminum alloy pressure plates to dissipate heat
and provide consistent yet adjustable traction control. The semi-metallic
friction material remains stable across a wide temperature range to provide
smooth, linear engagement you can count on, run after run. Spur gears can be
removed and replaced without altering the slipper adjustment.
Optional Pinion Gear
Stampede reaches a scorching 65+mph top speed using an optional 30-tooth
pinion gear, 83-tooth spur gear, and a 3-cell 11.1V Lithium-polymer battery pack
(sold separately). Out of the box, the installed 19-tooth
pinion gear is just right for all-around, wheelie popping, on or off-road
Stampede VXL’s Magnum 272 transmission is assembled with new all metal gear
internals riding on ultra-smooth sealed ball bearings. Combined with the smooth
48-pitch gears, power is delivered quietly to the durable telescoping U-joint
driveshafts. The sealed gearbox protects the transmission components from dirt
The composite Traxxas planetary gear differential now features a steel ring gear
with a nylon gear housing for long life. It uses hardened steel internal gears
for maximum strength during rigorous off-road bashing. This type of differential
requires virtually no maintenance and its efficient design puts maximum
tire-shredding torque to the wheels.
Yokes with Telescopic Driveshafts
Stampede VXL features new drive yokes which are designed to provide maximum
durability to withstand the extreme power of the Velineon Brushless Power
System. The slider driveshafts are extremely durable, and they allow greater
articulation for increased suspension travel.
Nylon Composite Parts
The durable monocoque chassis tub is made from highest quality nylon composites
and designed for maximum ground clearance. Many parts including the chassis,
shock bodies, and transmission housing are molded in gray for a fresh high-tech
Coated White Springs
New white springs feature a race-tuned spring rate for more responsive handling
and the long-lasting, white powder coated finish sets Stampede VXL apart from
The ESC and receiver are screwed to the chassis for ultimate mounting security.
There’s no servo tape to loosen over time with dirt, heat, and collisions.
Stampede VXL’s fully trimmed and painted ProGraphix body is available in red,
blue, black, and silver. Decals are also applied to save you time and get you
driving just minutes out of the box. Traxxas’ ProGraphix bodies are the hottest
looking bodies around and are only available on Traxxas Ready-to-Race® models.
High-Torque Steering Servo
A monster truck needs a powerful steering servo for responsive performance. An
included Traxxas digital high-torque, ball bearing
steering servo comes standard for precision control, quick response, and
unmatched torque. It has over 50% more torque than the 2055 it is replacing and
it's 25% faster! That's 125 oz-in torque, 0.16-second speed!
Oil-Filled Ultra Shocks™ Stampede’s
oil-filled Ultra Shocks utilize X-ring technology for a perfect seal and
super-smooth performance. They are fully tunable with a wide range of oils,
springs, and pistons. Features include pressure bladders for air/oil separation
and spring clips to precisely change the ride height and spring pre-load. They
can be renewed in minutes with our inexpensive rebuild kits.
4" Ground Clearance
With 4-inches of center ground clearance, the Stampede goes places other trucks
can’t! Stampede easily tackles real world obstacles such as tall grass, curbs,
The composite tie bar strengthens the front bulkhead and
suspension arms for increased durability.
The included TQ radio system includes a high-power transmitter with a specially
designed comfort grip, a precise high-torque steering servo, and a compact
receiver for up to a quarter-mile range. The perfectly balanced TQ transmitter
features servo reversing, a low battery indicator, electronic trim control, and
it is digitally proportional for precise steering and throttle control.