Maverick Ion SC 1/18 RTR Mini 4WD Off-Road Electric Short Course Truck w/2.4GHz Transmitter, Battery & Charger

Maverick Ion SC 1/18 RTR Mini 4WD Off-Road Electric Short Course Truck
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Affordable Small in Size, Big on Action Short Course Truck

Experience the thrill of off-road racing like never before with the Maverick iON SC 1/18 RTR Mini 4WD Off-Road Electric Short Course Truck! This compact powerhouse packs a punch with its race-ready design, high-performance drivetrain, and waterproof electronics, delivering endless adrenaline-fueled fun for RC enthusiasts of all skill levels at budget cost!

About the Ion SC Mini 4WD Short Course Truck


The Maverick iON SC 1/18 RTR Mini 4WD Off-Road Electric Short Course Truck encapsulates the excitement of racing in a compact package. Its race Short Course design is not just visually appealing but also functionally optimized for performance. The durable composite tub chassis provides a solid foundation for the robust suspension system, ensuring stability and precise handling on various terrains. Paired with oil-filled shocks and progressive springs, the independent double A-arm wishbone suspension absorbs shocks effortlessly, offering a smooth and controlled ride. The included large molded rear wing enhances traction and stability, allowing drivers to push the limits of the Short Course Truck with confidence. Additionally, the low-profile studded rubber tires grip the ground firmly, providing exceptional traction and control around tight corners and over rough surfaces.

Drivetrain and Suspension

Underneath its sleek exterior lies a high-performance drivetrain and suspension system, enabling impressive capabilities on the track or off-road. The sealed shaft drivetrain, complemented by front and rear gear differentials, ensures efficient power delivery to all four wheels for excellent acceleration and traction. The fully independent suspension system with tough C-hub front steering knuckles allows for agile and responsive handling, while the oil-filled shocks. Whether navigating sharp turns or conquering rough terrain, the Maverick iON SC offers drivers a thrilling and dynamic driving experience that exceeds expectations!


The Maverick iON SC doesn't just prioritize performance; it also prioritizes convenience and reliability with its waterproof electronics and Ready-to-Run (RTR) design. Equipped with a 2-in-1 waterproof receiver/speed controller and a robust MS-28 steering servo, this Short Course Truck is built to withstand splashes and moisture, ensuring uninterrupted fun in various weather conditions. Additionally, the RTR package comes complete with a Maverick Element 1200mAh Ni-MH battery and USB charger, eliminating the hassle of sourcing compatible components separately. With its factory-finished and pre-painted bodyshell, the Maverick iON SC offers enthusiasts a hassle-free entry into the exhilarating world of R/C racing.


  • Fully assembled and Ready-to-Run with radio, battery and USB charger!
  • Powerful waterproof electronics
  • Fully independent double A-arm wishbone suspension
  • Shaft driven 4WD drivetrain
  • Front and rear gear differentials
  • Rebuildable oil-filled shocks with progressive springs
  • Dual-point steering with integrated servo saver
  • Durable one-piece rear hubs design
  • All Ball bearings throughout
  • Gold anodized aluminum parts


  • (1) Maverick Ion SC 1/18 RTR Mini 4WD Off-Road Electric Short Course Truck
  • (1) 7.2V-1200mAh NiHM Battery
  • (1) MTX-249 2.4GHz 2-Channel Ion Transmitter
  • (1) USB Charger
  • (1) Aluminum Center Driver Shaft
  • (1) Manual

Needed To Complete:

  • (4) AA Batteries (Transmitter)


Scale 1:18
Drive 4WD
Power Source 5-6 Cell (6.0-7.2V)
Length 8.8in (223.52mm)
Wheelbase 6.5in (165.1mm)
Width 6.5in (165.1mm)
Height 4.41in (112mm)
Weight 18.84oz (534g)
Motor: Brushed
ESC Brushed
Connector Tamiya
Servo Micro
Front -
Rear -
Hex 12mm
Front -
Rear -
Assembly Level RTR

*Tech Note: Ready-to-Run models come equipped with all electronics and include the transmitter needed for use. Please check the "Needed To Complete" above to make sure you have everything you need to get out and enjoy your RC model.



This product was added to our catalog on June 17, 2024