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As your first RC stadium truck, the ARRMA VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST 550 MEGA has everything you could want — brushed affordability, 1/10 scale realism, ready-to-run simplicity, and the potential for 30+ mph speeds, all straight out of the box. Even a Spektrum NiMH battery and charger are supplied. That’s why it’s the best RC stadium truck both for new hobbyists and for anyone who wants faster, tougher ARRMA quality at a low price. Ready for even higher performance? Easy upgrades are available to amplify the action with 3S brushless power and high-traction 4WD!

  • Excellent value ready-to-run package for beginner RC bashers
  • Proven tough ARRMA® platform holds up to bashing abuse
  • Easy to upgrade for increased performance as your RC skills grow
  • Signature easy-access modular design simplifies maintenance
  • Capable of 30+ MPH speeds in optimum driving conditions with optional gearing


In The Box

  • (1) VORTEKS™ 4X2 BOOST MEGA 550 Brushed Stadium Truck RTR
  • (1) Spektrum™ SLT™ 2-in-1 40A ESC & Receiver
  • (1) ARRMA MEGA 550 12T Brushed Motor
  • (1) Spektrum 2.4GHz SLT2™ Transmitter
  • (1) Spektrum S650 Waterproof Digital Servo
  • (1) Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger
  • (1) Spektrum Smart 8.4V 3300mAh 7-Cell Hump NiMH Battery
  • (4) AA Transmitter Batteries
  • (1) 1/10 VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST MEGA Manual


Needed to Complete

  • (1) 18W+ QC 2.0 or 3.0 USB Charge Adapter Cube


New Features

  • 2-Wheel drive 4X2 transmission that's upgradable to 4X4 (using 4X4 BOOST Transmission Upgrade Set)
  • Spektrum 2.4GHz SLT2 transmitter with 50/75/100% throttle modes
  • Spektrum SLT 2-in-1 40A ESC & Receiver
  • Spektrum Smart 8.4V 3300mAh 7-Cell Hump NiMH Battery included
  • Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger included
  • AA transmitter batteries included

Additional Features

  • MEGA 550 12T brushed motor
  • Spektrum S650 waterproof digital servo offering 84 oz-in of torque
  • Metal internal geared diff
  • 1.35 module input and main diff gear teeth
  • Strong composite chassis with extended height dirt defenders
  • Impact absorbing bumpers
  • Steering system with stone clearance
  • Easy-access modular design — power, diff, and electronics modules can be removed for maintenance quickly and easily
  • Double-wishbone suspension front and rear for great handling
  • Vented dBoots KATAR MT tires that disperse water for improved durability
  • 2-year limited warranty — see website for details


Start Bashing With the Best!

Join the RC stadium truck racing hobby affordably with the ARRMA VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST 550 MEGA Brushed 2WD. After you’ve gained some experience, you can step right up to amplified speeds and brushless performance with the same ARRMA vehicle and a few easy upgrades! Created by the ARRMA design team of RC enthusiasts, this ready-to-run, easy to drive remote control stadium truck features the faster, tougher engineering needed to survive the hard knocks of beginner-level bashing. You can fulfill your stadium racing dreams on almost any terrain, including dirt, grass, parking lots, paved and asphalt surfaces. Beneath its realistic 1/10 scale stadium truck body, the ARRMA VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST includes a brushed motor power system that can send it at 30+ mph under optimum conditions. Until you’re prepared to handle its highest speed, the included Spektrum radio lets you set the throttle limit at just 50% or 75% of maximum. ARRMA cuts your downtime to the bone with its trademark modular chassis that makes maintenance and repairs fast and easy. Though it comes complete with a Spektrum Smart 7C NiMH battery and USB charger, the brushless-ready ARRMA VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST provides the perfect foundation for upgrading later to 3S brushless power. Then you can also install the ARRMA 4X4 BOOST Transmission Upgrade Set (ARA210003, sold separately) for the added threat of unstoppable 4WD traction!



The 1/10 scale VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST 550 MEGA Brushed 2WD stadium truck incorporates the signature ARRMA easy-access modular design. Separate, easily removable chassis modules for the power system, electronics, and differential components make routine maintenance fast and simple.



Contributing to the VORTEKS 4X2 BOOST stadium truck's unstoppable performance are a strong composite chassis; steering with more clearance for stones; a castellated slipper pad an