The Arrma Typhon V3 3S BLX Brushless RTR 1/8 4WD Buggy makes the move into a brushless 1/8 scale Speed Buggy action easier than ever. Fast, rugged and factory-built, the 3S LiPo-compatible ARRMA TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX RTR comes ready out of the box to bash on any terrain. Precision aluminum, tough steel and composite materials come together for an easy-to-maintain, super-durable vehicle design whose high downforce wing and low center of gravity, with wide arms and narrow wheels and tires, improve handling over race tracks, trails, muddy courses, skate parks and more. This version features new equipment that further increases the original buggy’s already impressive performance and durability.
The TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX RTR is DESIGNED FAST, DESIGNED TOUGH — built for exciting bashing speeds and extreme, all-terrain durability. Features that enhance its unstoppable performance include a stronger chassis and retained hinge pin plates; steering with more clearance for stones; a castellated slipper pad and sliding gear mesh; and rubber-shielded bearings throughout.
It also now includes a Spektrum SLT3 transmitter and SLR300 receiver. The transmitter is ergonomically designed for long periods of fatigue-free bashing and has a foam wheel for precise fingertip control plus an improved hand grip and trigger feel. New bashers will be able to set throttle limits at 50% or 75% until they are ready to use the full speed potential. The SLT3 is compatible with Tactic SLT receivers to run other RTR vehicles you may own, and includes a third channel to control optional features such as lights and winches on models that have them.
ARRMA now powers the TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX with a brushless system featuring its BLX100 ESC and the Spektrum Firma 3200Kv brushless motor. The combination provides incredible torque, acceleration and speed. The transmission and chassis are ruggedly engineered to take full advantage of the electronics’ power — in ARRMA tradition, DESIGNED FAST, DESIGNED TOUGH.
It has the ingenious modular design perfected by ARRMA engineers for easy component access and maintenance. The power module, with improved dirt management, consists of the motor with ARRMA heatsink and cooling fan, plus motor plate, slipper clutch assembly and gear cover. The power module can be detached from the chassis as a complete unit by removing just one screw. With the power module removed, the slipper clutch can be reached easily for adjustments by taking out three screws that attach the gear cover. The gear ratio can be finely tuned as the power module now uses a sliding motor mesh design.
A two-piece molding screwed to the Speed Buggy’s chassis serves as its electronics module, containing a waterproof receiver box, servo mount and ESC tray. The SLR300 receiver mounts inside the receiver box for protection from dirt and moisture. The ultra-compact ESC is screwed to the top of the module, allowing quick access to the on/off switch, while the servo mounts to the side. All three components can be removed together, quickly and easily.
The differential module houses each differential unit in an innovative yoke design. Only eight screws need to be removed to release the front and rear yokes. The power module can then be detached, allowing you to pivot the gearbox cases for differential access. The TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX RTR comes brushless-ready with 37T 1.35mod diffs with silicone O-rings. The large gears can withstand huge torque, and internal metal gears have been chosen for reliability during extreme bashing.
Its full-time 4WD transmission uses strong front, rear, and centerline telescopic driveshafts that can’t be lost during heavy impacts, unlike dogbones. A simple, dependable, responsive steering assembly complements the ultra-reliable drive system and features a servo horn with built-in servo saver. The TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX RTR includes the waterproof Spektrum SPMS651 metal-geared digital servo for 15% more torque than the previous version’s ADS-7M servo.
The self-bleeding, oil-filled shocks, now with silicone O-rings, use a tried and tested, coil-over design for simple maintenance and amazing handling. Their innovative rod-end has a molded-in spring perch for extra toughness. High chassis sides and a close-fitting buggy body limit the amount of dirt and debris that can get into the chassis tub. Front and rear bumpers offer defense against impacts.
Tough gunmetal colored, multi-spoke wheels with vented dBoots 2-HO tires give the 1/8 scale TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX RTR Speed Buggy effective traction for bashing on almost any terrain. With the metallic-finish body and forged composite detail, it also looks as great as it performs. A stylish, high-downforce wing keeps all four wheels planted as you explore the upper limits of its outrageous speed range.
- Stronger chassis and retained hinge pin plates
- Steering with more clearance for stones
- Castellated slipper pad and sliding gear mesh
- Plastic locknut for slipper
- 23T Spline servo saver
- 37T 1.35Mod diffs with silicone O-rings
- Power Module with sliding gear mesh and improved dirt management
- Rubber shielded bearings throughout
- Oil-filled shocks with silicone O-rings
- Tough gunmetal colored multi-spoke wheels
- Vented multi-terrain dBoots 2-HO tires
- BLX100 2S/3S waterproof* ESC
- IC5 connectors (EC5) compatible
- Signature easy-access modular design
- Easy-access power module
- Easy-access electronics module
- Easy-access diff module removal front and rear
- Double wishbone suspension front and rear
- Metal-geared differentials
- Adjustable ride height
- Adjustable body mounts
- Adjustable turnbuckles
- High-speed center driveshaft support
- High downforce wing
- 2-year limited warranty (see website for details)
- 50+ MPH (80+ km/h) speed achievable in optimum driving conditions on 3S LiPo
Ball Bearings: Full Ball Bearing Drivetrain
Battery: Sold Separately
Body: Painted, decalled and trimmed
Charger: Sold Separately
Chassis: Molded Composite
Completion Level: Ready-To-Run
Differential: 2 Gear Diffs
Final Drive Ratio: 10.83
Front Track: 12.05 in (306mm)
Power Type: Electric
Gear Pitch: 0.8MOD
Ground Clearance: 1.65 in (42mm)
Internal Gear Ratio: 2.85
Motor Type: Brushless - Sensorless
Product Height: 7.68" (195 mm)
Product Length: 20.12" (511 mm)
Product Weight: 5.68lbs (2576g)
Product Width: 12.05" (306 mm)
Rear Track: 12.05 in (306mm)
Shock Type: Oil-Filled, Coil-Over Springs
Speed Control: Included
Spur Gear: 57T
Vehicle Type: Buggy
Wheelbase: 12.91 in (328mm)
Needed to Complete:
- 2S LiPo or 3S Hardcase LiPo Battery
- Compatible Charger
- LiPo Safe Charging Bag
- (4) AA Batteries
- (1) ARRMA TYPHON 4X4 3S BLX 1/8 Scale 4WD Electric Speed Buggy RTR
- (1) BLX100 2S/3S Waterproof* ESC
- (1) Spektrum Firma 3660 3200Kv Brushless Motor
- (1) Spektrum 2.4GHz SLT3 3-Channel Transmitter
- (1) Spektrum SLR300 Receiver
- (1) Spektrum SPMS651 Waterproof* Metal-Geared Digital Servo
- (1) Product Manual
*NOTE: For details on waterproof standards, refer to the instruction manual.