Maverick DesertWolf

Brand: Maverick

Part Number: MV12901

£249.00 Web Price RRP £284.99

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From the minds at Maverick comes the awesome DesertWolf 4WD buggy, a fun, fast and durable car you can take anywhere! Using a modern & lightweight design and the most powerful electronics we can fit in the chassis, the DesertWolf has been created from the ground up for low weight, high power and maximum toughness. With the newest advances in racing-style suspension and super-strong materials, the DesertWolf is a no-compromise, extra-tough and extra-fast buggy that is equally at home at any bashing area or your local track.

The all-new Wolf range from Maverick merges the latest short course race buggy design, light weight and extra-powerful electronics to give you loads of fun! The DesertWolf is fitted with powerful electronics such as a 4000Kv brushless motor and waterproof 3S capable speed controller that combine to give you amazing acceleration and top speed!

The DesertWolfs durable 4WD shaft drivetrain is equipped with 3 diffs: one at the front, rear and middle of the chassis, all equipped with strong metal gears to handle the power from the motor. All of the drivetrain components rotate on sealed ball bearings, and the DesertWolf features universal driveshafts at the front for extra efficiency. A waterproof, 3S capable speed controller powers the 4000Kv brushless motor, and the receiver rests within a water-resistant box for protection from the elements.

The suspension has been designed from the ground up just for the Maverick Wolf series. Its derived from race-proven designs and made from the strongest material available, so its tough and reliable on any type of terrain, whether youre blasting down a trail, hitting the jumps or even driving on a racetrack!

The DesertWolf definitely looks the part of a racing buggy, too - a large racing wing provides downforce at the rear, subtly anodized shock towers secure threaded shock absorbers in place and 7-spoke twist-style wheels are wrapped with chunky racing tires for supreme ground control. Topping off the DesertWolf is the worlds first reversible racing buggy body! You can now choose to have a sleek traditional style buggy body with an aerodynamic cockpit or a modern cab-forward body for more front downforce - all you have to do is turn the body around to completely change the look of the car!

The Maverick DesertWolf 4WD buggy: beautiful, tough and deadly!

Maverick DesertWolf Features:

  • Ultra-strong two piece aluminum / plastic tub chassis combo
  • 4WD 3-All metal differential drivetrain
  • Aluminum motor mount
  • ESC anti-vibration mounting plate
  • Front universal joint driveshafts
  • Captured axle pins
  • Stand up or laydown steering servo mounting options
  • Built in wire routing and cable tidies
  • 3mm aluminum shock towers
  • Enclosed water resistant radio box
  • Waterproof 80A Brushless ESC – 2S or 3S capable
  • Waterproof 4000Kv Brushless Motor
  • 9Kg metal geared steering servo
  • 2.4 GHz radio system with NEW water-resistant receiver design
  • Heavy duty front and rear chassis bracing
  • LiPo-ready battery holder
  • Long stroke oil-filled shocks
  • Hex hardware all round
  • 35% lighter than a traditional 1:8th Scale electric buggy!
  • Brand: Maverick
  • Part No: MV12901
  • Scale: 1:8
  • Build Level: Assembled (RTR)
  • Vehicle Type: Buggy
  • Power Source: Electric - Brushless
  • Surface Type: Off Road

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Can you please confirm what battery is best suited for the desert wolf? I have another car which uses a 2 cell, 50c, 7.4V 5200mAh battery, would this battery also be suitable for this desert wolf?
Asked by Ben Street on 16th September 2016

You can use either 2S or 3S LiPo batteries in the DesertWolf. So yes, your 2S 50C pack sounds like it word would fine. However you could get faster speeds using a 2S pack.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Is it Ready to Run?
Asked by Ben Denham on 23rd September 2016

Yes, ready to run with all radio gear and electronics - just add your choice of battery and charger or choose one of our combo packs.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Hi if running a 3s battery do I need a 12v fan ?
Asked by Paul Mack on 14th October 2016

Yes, if powering it from the ESC as the stock fan is rated for around 5 volts.

Or, you could run the stock fan from a spare plug on the receiver (as your receiver will output around 6v).

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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