See it in Action: Traxxas TRX-4M Ford Bronco and Land Rover Defender [Video]

See it in Action: Traxxas TRX-4M Ford Bronco and Land Rover Defender [Video]

If you’ve been looking for a new, 1/18-scale trail and crawling rig to serve as your boredom-buster, Traxxas may have answered that call with its upcoming TRX-4M. Featuring modern-day Ford Bronco and Land Rover Defender body styles, this new small-scale crawler platform looks like it packs an impressive punch.

Before these models arrive on hobby store shelves, see how they look out on the trail and the rocks, thanks to this action footage from Traxxas.

Traxxas TRX-4M Specs:

  • Length:
  • 10.3 inches (262mm) (Bronco)
  • 11 inches (279mm) (Defender)
  • Front Track: 4.9 inches (124mm)
  • Rear Track: 4.9 inches (124mm)
  • Ground Clearance: 1.12 inches (29mm)
  • Weight (w/o battery):
  • 1.03lbs (468g) (Bronco)
  • 1.06lbs (483g) (Defender)
  • Height:
  • 4.6 inches (117mm) (Bronco)
  • 5.3 inches (135mm) (Defender)
  • Wheelbase: 6.10 inches (155mm)
  • Approach Angle:
  • 54° (Bronco)
  • 52° (Defender)
  • Breakover Angle:
  • 45° (Bronco)
  • 45° (Defender)
  • Departure Angle:
  • 48° (Bronco)
  • 41° (Defender)
  • Shock Length (front and rear): 2.0 inches (51mm)
  • Hex Size: 7mm
  • Wheels (front and rear): 1.0 x 0.49 inches (25.4 x 12.5mm)
  • Tires (front and rear): 2.2 x 1.0 inches (57 x 25.4mm)
  • Electronic Control Module: ECM-2.5™ (Combo ESC, Receiver, Lighting Control*)
  • Motor (electric): Titan® 180 87T
  • Differential Type: Fully Locked; 2:1 Axle Ratio
  • Chassis Structure/Material: Steel Ladder Frame with Nylon Composite Crossmembers
  • Brake Type: Electronic “Hill Hold”
  • Drive System: Shaft-Driven 4WD
  • Steering: Axle-Mounted Servo
  • Radio System: TQ™ 2.4GHz 2-Channel Transmitter
  • Servo: #2065T Heavy-Duty Waterproof
  • Battery Tray: 50.5mm L X 31mm W

Priced at $149.95, the TRX-4 Ford Bronco and Land Rover Defender will be available for purchase in November (2022). Learn more about these 1/18-scale R/C crawler models at

Image credit: Traxxas