See it in Action: ARRMA 1/8 Mojave 4x4 4S BLX Desert Truck [Video]

By: Tim Gluth

There's something mesmerizing about watching a well-tuned desert truck floating carefree over dunes and jumps. While this is fun to witness from a 1:1 desert racer, it's even better to see in an R/C truck.

ARRMA's latest off-road warrior, the 1/8 Mojave 4x4 4S BLX Desert Truck, is a ready-to-run (RTR) speed machine that's tuned for the dunes. If you haven't seen this machine in action yet, here's your chance thanks to the folks at ARRMA and Horizon Hobby:

ARRMA 1/8 Mojave 4x4 4S BLX Desert Truck Specs:

  • Brakes: Integral with ESC
  • Pinion: 16T
  • Scale: 1/8
  • Motor Type: Brushless
  • Speed Control: Included
  • Wheelbase: 14.96" (380 mm)
  • Product Height: 9.53" (242 mm)
  • Top Speed: 50+
  • Wheel Hex Size: 17mm
  • Power Type: Electric
  • Gear Pitch: 0.8MOD
  • Product Weight: 10.49 lb (4.75kg)
  • Tire Tread: dBoots FORTRESS
  • Vehicle Type: Desert Truck
  • Water-Resistant: Yes
  • Motor Size: 3668-2400Kv 4-Pole
  • Product Length: 25.12" (638 mm)
  • Spur Gear: 57T
  • Suspension: Independent
  • Inner Tire / Outer Wheel Diameter: 2.4 in
  • Power System: 4S
  • Product Width 12.83" (326 mm)
  • Radio: Included
  • Connector Type: IC5
  • Ground Clearance 1.46 in (37mm)
  • Internal Gear Ratio: 2.85
  • Ball Bearings Rubber Shielded throughout
  • Chassis: Molded Composite
  • Completion Level: Ready-To-Run
  • Drivetrain: 4WD
  • Drive Type: Forward/Brake/Reverse
  • Charger: Sold Separately
  • Differential: 3 Gear Diffs
  • Receiver: Included
  • Shock Type: Oil-Filled, Coil-Over Springs

Priced at $499.99, the 1/8 Mojave 4x4 4S BLX Desert Truck is available through Horizon Hobby and its dealers. Visit to learn more about this radio-controlled off-road truck.

Image credit: Horizon Hobby

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