Posted by Cubby in Car & Truck Reviews, Featured Posts on Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 10:27 am. Don’t you just love scale touches? Radio: The Baja Rey comes with the Horizon “go to” radio, a Spektrum DX2E. Let that sink in for a just a minute. Time To Bash: B After charging up a pack it took us very little time to start bashing with the Baja Rey. It had hundreds of acres of sand, large rock sections, endless whoop-de-dos, gravel, and even a full blown motocross track. It comes equipped with a Dynamite 3800Kv brushless power system and long-travel suspension, capable of destroying terrain at speeds of 45mph or more! Set-up Notes: The BSRC Bash Crew didn’t change a thing for our review, the truck was left bone stock. Losi 1/10 Ford Raptor Baja Rey 4WD RC Desert Truck BL 2.4GHz RTR with DX2E 2.4GHz Radio System (LiPo Battery and Charger Sold Separately): King of Shocks, LOS03020T1 4.2 out of 5 stars 49 $429.99 They sport a nice scale inspired tread design and the foams were right in the ballpark for general off-road driving. Not yet reviewed. You know how this works, read on to find out the scoop… Also, don’t forget to check the video we did at the bottom of the review! Actually, we did notice that it had more than enough torque to keep the beast’s wheels turned at speed. What does that mean to the BigSquidRC Bash Crew? While it does comes with four AA cells for the transmitter, you’ll need to pick up a battery pack (with EC3 connector) and a charger to get started bashing. Beefy? Yes, you can drive the truck with the stock servo but installing an aftermarket unit will help the truck turn much better. The internal foam is quite soft just like the actual rubber compound. Some links to third-party websites within posts on our blog may be affiliate links.Affiliate links will be styled with a wavy underline. If you are used to driving smaller 1/8th or 1/10th sized trucks, the big Losi will feel much different to you. Best Mod: While the stock tires are fine, the stock wheels are not. We never experienced any glitching and we had more range than we ever attempted to use during our testing period. If you are in the market for a high speed scale truck, the Baja Rey should be at the top of your list. If so, Losi has launched its second-generation 1/6-scale desert truck, the Super Baja Rey 2.0.This super-scale off-road truck is big on size and on scale details. Get ready to have your mind blown with the 1/6th scale Losi® Super Baja Rey® desert truck! BigSquid Rating: A- The Losi Super Baja Rey is a beast! The new solid axle 1/10 scale desert runner will have you smiling from ear to ear. Review By: Cubby Photography By: Tim Mohr, Specs: RTR or Kit: RTR Age: 14+ 2wd or 4wd: 4wd Shaft or Belt: Shaft Electric or Gas: Electric Waterproof: YES Scale: 1/6th Length: 30.5 in (774.7mm) Width: 15.6 in (396.2mm) Wheelbase: 19.5 in (495.3mm) Weight: 19.45 lbs without batteries (8.8kg) Motor: 58 x 88 mm 1200kv Non-Sensored Brushless Speed Controller: Dynamite Fuze 1/6th Waterproof 160A ESC Low Voltage Cut-off: Yes Radio: Spektrum DX2E Active Differential: 3 gear style diffs Slipper Clutch: No Driveshafts: Metal Shocks: Aluminum bodies, oil filled Servo Saver: In steering rack Screws: Metric, hex Spur/Pinion Pitch: Mod 1 Bearings: Yes Tires: Losi scale tread Battery: Not included Part Number: LOS05013T1 / LOS05013T2 Warranty: “free from defects in materials and workmanship at the date of purchase”, Front wheel travel: 4″ Rear wheel travel: 5″ Wheelie on demand: No Backflip off ramps: Didn’t try Stability Control: Yes, Spektrum AVC Sound Module: No Self-Righting: No FPV: No Top Speed (measured by BSRC): 53 mph. Upgrades. Baja Rey 1/10-Scale Desert Truck. The Losi® Super Baja Rey 2.0 with Spektrum™ Smart is the new standard in 1/6th-scale desert trucks. This ended up snapping off one edge of the front shock tower. But Houston, we have a problem. Jumping: The combo of an independent front suspension with a 4 link/solid rear axle typically results in some serious nose diving. Jumping: While most solid rear axle vehicles tend to jump with a decidedly nose down pitch, the Super Baja Rey isn’t nearly as bad. Yes, the Super Baja Rey is an absolute blast to drive. What’s Needed To Complete: The Baja Rey comes fully pre-built and RTR. Yes, you can have fun on-road with the Baja Rey, but there are other trucks in the Losi line-up (like the SCTE 2.0) that do a much better job. This is a Brushless 4×4 off-road RC Truck and is meant for off-road bashing, And that’s just what I plan to do with it. Best Mod: Our test truck had no glaring faults out of the box. However, for its size and weight the truck was quite maneuverable. Well… the Baja Rey was designed for maximum scale appearance, it doesn’t have body clips because you need to remove 12 screws to get the body/cage off. We are huge fans of the Super Baja Rey and can highly recommend it to people looking to get some serious scale realism with their next hardcore bash machine. It took all sorts of stupidity to break it, making it arguably the toughest large scale vehicle that we’ve tested. Primary Competition: The biggest competition to the Baja Rey is the Axial Score Trophy Truck. Some links to third-party websites within posts on our blog may be affiliate links.Affiliate links will be styled with a wavy underline. Workability: C It takes 12 screws to take the body/cage off the Baja Rey. Hey, how does the AVC work on the Losi? Just fine actually, and we tended to dial in about 50% while bashing on loose surfaces. Wrong. The Losi comes with a huge light bar on the front and a smaller unit on the rear of its cab. A = Outstanding/Best in Class, B = Above Average, C = Average, D = Below Average, F = Horrific. The Losi® Baja Rey® desert truck is built on one of the most advanced chassis ever conceived for a ready-to-run vehicle. ... 1 review Average Rating:5 . Losi Super Baja Rey Review. The Losi® Baja Rey™desert truck is built on one of the most advanced chassis ever conceived for a ready-to-run vehicle. © 2004-2021 Big Squid RC, Inc., all rights reserved. There are a couple of trends that we’ve been seeing in recent years. Handling: B The Losi is big on stability and quite easy to drive, even at crazy brushless speeds. With powerful performance and incredible scale looks, the SBR 2.0 takes it to the next level! The Losi can tackle grass several inches tall and generally did a fine job. We got in lots of time at multiple local parks and used our local Costco parking lot to test it out on pavement. To get the beast up and running you won’t need a lot, but you will need 4 to 6S worth of LiPo power for the truck, four AA cells for the transmitter, and a battery charger. Time for a roof jump! Does all of its bells and whistles make it a good truck? Overall, the Super Baja Rey cornered in a very scale manner. ... Losi Rear Driveshaft Set: Baja Rey LOS232005 is compatible with LOS03008T1, LOS03008T2, LOS03009T1, LOS03009T2 LOS232005 OK. Primary Competition: The biggest competition to the Baja Rey is the Axial Score Trophy Truck. For power we used a Dynamite 2S LiPo while a Hitec X1 Pro handled the charging duties. Hey, how does the body come off? The DX2E also sports Horizon’s electronic stability control called AVC. Ya, we think the Losi guys were really thinking of us bashers while designing the Super Baja Rey. Grass: Want to talk about a beast? Power: The stock brushless power system did a fine job in our test truck, but we found we liked it a whole lot more on 6S than on 4. Fun Factor: A While not a perfect truck, it was amazing how much the guys fought over the controller to drive it. We put some batteries in the transmitter, then a pair of 3S Dynamite LiPo batteries in the truck. Our test kit was purchased at the world famous Pacific Coast Hobbies (thanks Theo!) VRC-021 will feature our full review of the exciting new Losi Baja Rey!The new solid axle 1/10 scale desert runner will have you smiling from ear to ear. VRC-021 will feature our full review of the exciting new Losi Baja Rey! The folks over at Losi have combined scale looks with a tough 4wd truck on their new Baja Rey Desert Truck. Losi succeeded in this endeavor and to celebrate the achievement, The Mint 400 and Losi created this limited edition Ford Raptor Baja Rey 1/10th Scale RC Truck. Very, very, cool. No, the Losi isn’t as easy to wrench on as a truck with a “traditional” layout, but we didn’t find it difficult either. It went straight from the box to being abused by us. 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