FTX Bugsta Brushed

Brand: FTX

Part Number: FTX5530

£114.00 Web Price RRP £132.99

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Looking for a step up from the basic package? Why not take a larger capacity battery coupled with a fast charger.

1 x Wheelspin Racing 7.2v Stick Pack - 3300mAh - Tamiya Connector #WM-3300T
1 x Fusion NX86 AC/DC NiMH Charger #O-FS-NX86

saving you £25.48 over RRP!

Want longer run time and a super quick charge - look no further than this combo package, supplied with TWO of our best batteries!

2 x Voltz 5300mAh NiMh Stick Pack - 7.2v #VZ0025
1 x Fusion NX86 AC/DC NiMH Charger #O-FS-NX86

saving you £28.49 over RRP!

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Classic beetle style and brawn fuse together with the FTX Bugsta, the latest heavy-duty 4wd off road vehicle from FTX. Using the same chassis platform as the hugely popular Carnage Truggy, the Bugsta captures best of buggies and trucks, with a bit of monster thrown in for good measure!

The 4wd shaft drivetrain features metal diff gears and front universal driveshafts, while an integrated slipper helps protect the drivetrain from possible damage under power. With adjustable turnbuckles all round and large bore oil filled shock absorbers the Bugsta can be tuned to suit you or the surface.

Want an r/c vehicle that is as much fun as it looks then the FTX Bugsta is the ride for you!

Control is via an Etronix 2.4ghz EX2 crystal free radio system, with power being provided via a 550 brushed motor, electronic speed control and a Voltz 1800mah NiMH battery, with steering being handled by a waterproof 3kg metal geared steering servo.

FTX Bugsta Brushed Features:

  • NiMh Battery and Charger included!
  • 99% Ready to run
  • Etronix EX2 Sport 2.4ghz radio
  • Etronix 3kg metal geared waterproof steering servo
  • Pre-painted Beetle style bodyshell
  • Moulded tub chassis
  • 4wd shaft drive with slipper system
  • Unique gearbox design for low CG
  • Lightweight high impact arms
  • Big bore oil filled adjustable shocks
  • Gearbox metal crown & pinion gear
  • Front universal driveshafts
  • Adjustable wheelbase
  • Adjustable turnbuckles
  • Fully adjustable suspension including, droop, camber, toe-in, wheelbase etc
  • Slipper for drivetrain damage protection
  • Chassis accepts NiMh or LiPo battery
  • Wide range of option parts available


  • Brand: FTX
  • Part No: FTX5530
  • Scale: 1:10
  • Build Level: Assembled (RTR)
  • Vehicle Type: Buggy
  • Power Source: Electric - Brushed
  • Surface Type: Off Road

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Do you sell the complete antenna for this model
Asked by Paul Stead on 12th October 2016

If it's just the antenna tube you need, you can use something like part number WM-003

If it's the antenna wire itself, that is soldered onto the receiver PCB, so you'd need a new receiver.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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