See it in Action: Traxxas Slash Modified [Video]

By: Tim Gluth

Traxxas is taking to the track once again. Their latest release, the Slash Modified turns their Slash platform loose on the world of dirt oval racing. While this platform can and has been used for this purpose, to see Traxxas throw their support behind it is certainly interesting.

If you want to get a feel for how the Slash Modified performs, check out this action footage for the Traxxas team:

Traxxas Slash Modified Specs:

  • Length: 25.8 inches (656 mm)
  • Front Track: 12.3 inches (313 mm)
  • Rear Track: 12.3 inches (313 mm)
  • Ground Clearance: 1.38 inches (35 mm)
  • Weight (no battery): 5.62 pounds (2.55 kg)
  • Height (overall): 8.52 inches (216 mm)
  • Wheelbase: 13.1 inches (333 mm)
  • Shock Length (front): 3.45 inches (88 mm) - Long
  • Shock Length (rear): 3.98 inches (101 mm) - XX-Long
  • Tires: Licensed Hoosier® Angle Block racing tires
  • Tire Diameter: 4.3 inches (109 mm)
  • Wheels (front/rear): Graphite gray "steelie" wheels
  • Wheel Diameter (outer): 2.2 inches (56 mm)
  • Wheel Diameter (inner): 3.0 inches (76 mm)
  • Speed Control: BL-2s™ electronic speed control
  • Motor (electric): BL-2s™ 3300 kV sensorless brushless
  • Overall Drive Ratio: 9.10:1
  • Differential Type: Sealed, hardened steel bevel, limited slip
  • Gear Pitch: 48
  • Chassis Structure/Material: Composite tub
  • Drive System: 2WD
  • Steering: Dual-bellcrank with integrated servo saver
  • Radio System: TQ™ 2.4 GHz (2-channel)
  • Servo: Waterproof digital 2075 servo (125 oz-in torque)
  • Skill Level: 1
  • Battery Compartment (L/W/H): 165 mm (6.49″) x 50 mm (1.95″) x 23/25 mm (1.02″/0.90″)
  • Required Batteries: 4 "AA" (transmitter), Vehicle (see battery finder)

The Slash Modified is priced at $379.95 and will be available through Traxxas and its dealers. Visit to learn more about this R/C modified dirt oval racer.

Image credit: Traxxas

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