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|Headquarters||McKinney, Texas, United States|
|Products||Radio-controlled cars/trucks, boats, and quadcopters|
|Revenue||$25 million - $50 million annually|
Starting in 1986, 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.
In 1999, Traxxas released its first full sized monster truck model, the T-Maxx. A larger monster truck; the X-Maxx, came out in 2015. Traxxas also debuted a self-righting system in which a flipped vehicle can adjust itself back in place.
In November 2012, Traxxas launched its first aircraft products, the ready-to-fly DR-1 Helicopter and QR-1 Quadcopter.
As of April 2023, Traxxas offers a large variety of different kinds of radio-controlled cars, which can be classified into the following types and their respective models:
- Buggies: Bandit (all variations of this model are available in 2WD only)
- Monster Trucks: Stampede, Hoss, Maxx, E-Revo and X-Maxx (while the Stampede is available in 2WD and 4WD, all other models are only available in 4WD)
- Short-course and Desert Trucks: Slash and Unlimited Desert Racer (while the Slash is available in 2WD and 4WD, the Unlimited Desert Racer is only available in 4WD)
- Stadium Trucks: Rustler (2WD and 4WD)
- Truggies: Sledge and XRT (all 4WD)
- Trail Trucks and Crawlers: TRX-4, TRX-4M and TRX-6 (all 4WD or 6WD, depending on number of wheels on the particular model)
- On-road Cars: 4-tec 2.0, 4-tec 3.0, XO-1 (all 4WD)
- Traxxas was a title sponsor for the Stadium Super Trucks, which Traxxas president Mike Jenkins competed in during its inaugural season. During the 2016 season, Team Traxxas fielded trucks for Matthew Brabham and Sheldon Creed.
- Traxxas also sponsors athletes who compete in motocross. This includes Ryder DiFrancesco, Carson Mumford, Gage Schehr, Axell Hodges, and Justin Mulford.
- Traxxas was the lead sponsor for John Force Racing team member, Courtney Force, who is the daughter of John Force. Courtney Force drives the Traxxas Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car in the NHRA.
- Traxxas was a sponsor in the Championship Off-Road Racing (CORR) series until its demise in 2008. It took over as the title sponsor in an off-road racing series called the Traxxas TORC Series. Traxxas demonstrated its products at events and had a Traxxas Mobile Support Center on site. The Mobile Support Center carried Traxxas parts, cars, trucks, and boats. Traxxas' lead sponsorship of the TORC Series ended in 2014.
- Traxxas-sponsored drivers in short course racing are Jenkins, Keegan Kincaid, RJ Anderson, and Jeremy McGrath.
- In 2010, Traxxas sponsored the No. 18 Toyota Tundra of Kyle Busch in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.<ref>"Traxxas to Sponsor Kyle Busch in Three NASCAR Truck Series Races". Race-Dezert. August 24, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
In the early 2000's, Traxxas sponsored the Traxxas T-Maxx monster truck with veteran driver John Seasock driving. The truck competed in the then national 4 Wheel Jamboree Series among others.
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