How Fast Is the Traxxas Stampede XL-5?

The Traxxas Stampede XL-5 can reach 25 mph with a six-cell battery and the manufacturer-installed pinion. With a seven-cell battery and 23-tooth pinion gear, it can top 30 mph.

The Traxxas Stampede XL-5 is a remote-controlled monster truck that features waterproof electronics, a fiber-composite chassis, high ground clearance and telescoping drive shafts. The truck uses a TQ 2.4 GHz transmitter, which permits multiple units to be raced without frequency conflicts. The transmitter runs on four AA batteries, while the truck runs on a rechargeable NiMH battery.

Traxxas produced its first R/C Ready-to-Run car in 1986. The company manufactures nitro and electric cars, trucks, boats and helicopters as well as their accessories.