Traxxas is a radio control model manufacturer based in McKinney, Texas. Traxxas offers electric and nitro powered radio-controlled cars, off-road and on-road vehicles, boats, and drones.[1]

HeadquartersMcKinney, Texas, United States
ProductsRadio-controlled cars/trucks, boats, and quadcopters
Revenue$25 million - $50 million annually
OwnerMike Jenkins

Company historyEdit

Starting in 1987, Traxxas began selling a series of electric powered stadium truck and buggy models. In 1989, Traxxas released its first radio-controlled boat, the Villan IV. In 1992, its first RTR nitro model, the Nitro Hawk, was released, followed by an RTR nitro boat, the Nitro Vee, four years later.[1]

In 1999, Traxxas released its first full sized monster truck model, the T-Maxx.[1] A larger monster truck, the X-Maxx, came out in 2015.[2] Traxxas also debuted a self-righting system in which flipped vehicles can adjust itself back in place.[3]

In November 2012, Traxxas launched its first aircraft products, the ready-to-fly DR-1 Helicopter and QR-1 Quadcopter.[4]

Traxxas RacingEdit


  1. ^ a b c "About Traxxas!". Retrieved 2013-10-16.
  2. ^ Brown, Natasha (April 30, 2019). "20 Remote Control Cars That Are Worth More Than Real Cars". Hot Cars. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
  3. ^ "The Best at All Worlds: Why You Should Get Your Hands on a Traxxas E Revo". RC Planet. February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
  4. ^ Higgins, Matt (March 2, 2013). "Traxxas DR-1 Helicopter Review". RC Truck Stop. Retrieved February 21, 2020.
  5. ^ "SST Trucks To Race In Rebranded SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented By Traxxas". Stadium Super Trucks. March 4, 2014. Archived from the original on March 7, 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  6. ^ "Traxxas Joins Stadium SUPER Trucks with Two Truck Team". Stadium Super Trucks. February 26, 2013. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  7. ^ "Sheldon Creed Outduels TRAXXAS Teammate Matt Brabham for Honda Indy Toronto Victory". Speed Energy Formula Off-Road. July 18, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  8. ^ "Brabham joins Team Traxxas". Matthew Brabham. July 7, 2016. Archived from the original on August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 15, 2016.
  9. ^ "John Force Racing". June 28, 2016. Retrieved June 28, 2016.
  10. ^ "Courtney Force". June 28, 2016. Retrieved June 28, 2016.
  11. ^ "Traxxas to Sponsor Kyle Busch in Three NASCAR Truck Series Races". Race-Dezert. August 24, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2017.

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