FTX 5513 Surge MT 1/12 Brushed Monster Truck
The FTX 5513 SURGE is the latest addition to the entry level range of r/c vehicles from FTX. With four different models centred around a shaft driven 4wd chassis platform, there is a SURGE for every off road r/c nut.
It might be 1/12th scale, but everyone loves a Monster Truck and the Surge MT is no different. Featuring a custom finished USA cab bodyshell, MT aggressive styled treaded tyres and tubular front bumper and skid plate, the Surge MT is ready to tackle the path ahead.
Factory pre-assembled, the Surge MT just requires you to charge the Li-Ion battery and add some AA batteries for the 2.4ghz radio for you to be ready to tackle what lies ahead. A ball bearing supported, shaft driven 4wd transmission with geared differentials provides great drive-ability on most surfaces, and while the high quality aluminium oil filled shock absorbers soak up the bumps and jumps. Battery access is a simple affair via the hinged bottom loading battery cover, with the electronic speed control and brushed motor providing excellent scale speed.
Monster Trucks don’t always have to be big to pack a big punch.
With a sub £100 price, the SURGE range is ideal for first time r/c fans who want more than just a toy grade model. Each model features some superb detailing and custom finshed bodyshells. Power and control is provided by a 2.4ghz radio system and electronic speed control, while a Li-Ion battery powers the brushed motor for excellent scale speed. In addition the ball bearing supported, shaft driven 4wd system and metal oil filled shock absorbers are something not seen on similar vehicles within this price bracket.
- 99% Ready-To-Run 1/12th Scale
- Oil filled threaded body aluminium shock absorbers
- Front andrear geared differentials.
- Shaft-driven 4WD system.
- Enclosed and centrally placed motor, electronics and battery for narrow and compact chassis platform.
- Splash proof 2-in-1 electronic speed control and receiver unit
- Conveniently rear-mounted switch for easy access
- Easy access to batteries from underside battery hatch
- Enclosed box type chassis on all versions
- All four Surge models share around 85% of parts
- Length: 338mm
- Width: 265mm
- Height: 150mm
- Tyre Diameter: 98mm
- Tyre Width: 48mm
Required to complete:
3 x AA Batteries
around 20 m.p.h.
1500mAh, Li-Ion, 7.4 volt
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