Ford Bronco RC Car Review
Ford’s latest Bronco is giving Jeep’s venerable Wrangler a run for its money as America’s favorite off road rock crawler and overlander.ford bronco rc car That same rivalry extends to the radio controlled world where Ford’s new 2021 Bronco is ripping up the trails as fast and capable as ever. During CAR’s long term testing, this fully licensed and ready to run TRX-4 Bronco 4WD Ready-to-Race Scale Rock Crawler and Trail Truck showed its prowess time and again.
The TRX-4 Bronco packs a ton of features that are hard to find in other scale trucks.ford bronco rc car Its portal axle design raises the driveshafts higher for improved axle geometry, reducing the driveshaft angles and the potential to get hung up on obstacles. This increases ground clearance, so the TRX-4 can tackle more difficult terrain and boulders that would get other vehicles stuck or beached. A larger 550-size Titan 21T brushed motor provides power and torque that lets the truck climb and crawl over the toughest obstacles with ease.
For the first time in a Traxxas model, the Bronco is equipped with a fully-adjustable traction control system that uses a combination of a digital ESC and a receiver to make the most of the power available.ford bronco rc car The ESC is programmed to automatically adjust engine timing and rpm for maximum acceleration while remaining within safe operating limits. This translates to smooth, responsive driving that’s fun for beginners and experts alike.
In addition to the traction control, the TRX-4 Bronco also has an optional RC4WD mode that delivers maximum speed and traction for intense off-road action.ford bronco rc car The TRX-4 Bronco is also equipped with a new EZ-Peak ID charger and the latest TQi 2.4GHz radio system that includes the XL-5 HV speed control for a high-performance, race-ready vehicle.
The fully licensed Ford Bronco body adds the finishing touch to this off road beast.ford bronco rc car The polycarbonate body accurately depicts the four-door hardtop version and comes with injection molded door handles, mirrors and fender flares for a true-to-life look. A functional spare tire is also included on the rear door.
The TRX-4 can be driven with the joystick-style remote or with the free app that gives you five different ways to control the RC car.ford bronco rc car Use the app to draw or code your own path, choose from pre-loaded terrains, tilt the RC to change direction, and even drive with the virtual dashboard displayed on your smartphone screen. The RC Ford Bronco is loaded with terrain-dominating suspension, oversized rubber tires and working lights. Its 4x4 all-wheel drive and spring suspension give you the traction and maneuverability to conquer any obstacle. Its 2.4GHz technology enables up to 6 RC cars to race at once, interference-free. Requires batteries (batteries included). This 1:14 scale RC Heavy Metal Ford Bronco makes a great gift for kids age 4-9 or the young at heart.
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