SCRATCH & DENT: Arrma Kraton 8S BLX EXB Brushless RTR 1/5 4WD Monster Truck (Black) w/DX3 Radio, Smart ESC & AVC

SCRATCH & DENT: Arrma Kraton 8S BLX EXB Brushless RTR 1/5 4WD Monster Truck (Black)
Price: $999.99
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Arrma Kraton 8S Chassis Bracing Photo

Arrma 1/5 Kraton - Ready-to-Run Off-Road RC Monster Truck

The Arrma Kraton 8S BLX EXB Brushless RTR 1/5 4WD Monster Truck stands as the pinnacle of Arrma's large-scale monster trucks, boasting unparalleled durability and performance straight from the box, thanks to its comprehensive EXtreme Bash (EXB) component package and powerful electronics. From adaptable 20mm bore shocks filled with oil to the strengthened drivetrain featuring entirely metallic differential outdrives and internal gearbox components, each aspect has been scrupulously fashioned to provide utmost efficiency and durability. Incorporate your preferred electronic components and hit the terrain with full force!

About The Kraton 8S

Arrma Kraton 8S Chassis Bottom Photo

Extreme Bash Components

This top-tier RC chassis exemplifies ultimate sturdiness, showcasing the resilient 7075 T6 aluminum chassis plate, etched with precision, that measures a substantial 5mm in thickness, ensuring unmatched toughness. Enhancing this foundation is the eye-catching front brace mount crafted from EXB red-anodized aluminum. The unique EXB body, boasting a blend of matte and gloss finishes, establishes a distinctive visual character.

Arrma Kraton 8S Electronics Photo

Powerful Electronics

To give you the most powerful experience possible, Arrma has equipped this monster truck with a brutal Spektrum 5687 Firma 1100kV motor and 160A V2 ESC. The 8S capable motor boasts 10% more power than prior Kraton motors. Steering this massive truck is a Spektrum S6510 steel gear servo that gets aid from the Spektrum SRS6110AT Active Vehicle Control (AVC). AVC allows you to rip around with the most control and power.

Arrma Kraton 8S Upper Chassis Photo

Durable Metal Drivetrain

Power distribution stands as a paramount factor in any high-performance monster truck, and Arrma has charged ahead with this monster truck. The drivetrain incorporates metallic outdrives, ring and pinions, driveshafts, and wheel hexes, all meticulously chosen to guarantee optimal resilience. A chassis complete with abundant bearings guarantees minimal power loss during transfer. This robust drivetrain is fully equipped to confront the most grueling terrains, roads, or recreational areas.

Arrma Kraton 8S Chassis Bracing Photo

Rigid Chassis Bracing

The Multi-Structured chassis reinforcement comprises substantial 7075 aluminum braces, alongside robust chassis side pods. The lower angled chassis supports effectively curtail flexing at the chassis's front and rear ends, whereas the upper chassis brace diligently maintains the central chassis rigidity. This strategy serves to avert any potential bending or deformation of the chassis during the impact of forceful jumps.


  • 5mm 7075 T6 Aluminum EXB Chassis Plate
  • CNC Machined Aluminum Front Shock Tower
  • Adjustable 20mm Bore Shocks
  • High-Performance dBoots Back-Flip Tires
  • Easy-Access Motor Mount
  • All-Metal Differential Outdrives and Gearbox Internals
  • Durable Steel Driveshafts
  • Multi-Structured Center Chassis Braces


  • (1) Arrma Kraton 1/5 Scale RTR Monster Truck
  • (1) Spektrum DX3 Transmitter
  • (1) CNC Machined Aluminum 24mm Wheel Wrench
  • Product Manual

Needed To Drive:

  • (2) 3S or 4S LiPo Batteries with IC5 or EC5 Connectors
  • (1) Compatible LiPo Battery Charger
  • (4) AA Batteries

Recommended To Drive:


Scale Size 1:5 Scale
Terrain Off-Road/Basher
Body Style Monster Truck
Drive 4WD
Length 30.35in (771mm)
Width 23.7in (602mm)
Wheelbase 19.33in (491mm)*
Weight 24.2lbs (11kg)
Power Source Electric
Assembly Level Ready to Run*

*Ready to Run Models come assembled with pre-installed electronics from the manufacturer. Most still require a battery, charger, and other accessories. Please check the "Not in the Box" to ensure you have everything you need to get out and play!

User Manual

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Arrma Kraton 8s worth it?

The Arrma Kraton 8S BLX RTR is worth considering for enthusiasts seeking an exceptional RC experience. Its high-performance capabilities, renowned durability, and reputation for handling various terrains make it a top choice for those who demand top-tier performance from their RC vehicles. With ample power and a robust build, the Kraton 8S BLX offers an adrenaline-pumping experience that can satisfy the most discerning hobbyists.

How fast is the Arrma Kraton 8S?

The Arrma Kraton 8S EXB is capible of 55+mph out of the box.

What Motor and ESC is in the Arrma Kraton 8S?

Motor: Spektrum Firma 5687 4-Pole Brushless Motor - Here

ESC: Spektrum Firma 160A 8S ESC - Here

What Wheels and Tires are on the Arrma Kraton 8S?

Four Arrma Kraton 8S Dboots "Copperhead2 SB MT" Tires are Pre-Mounted on Arrma Wheels.

How big is the Arrma Kraton 8S?

Arrma Kraton 8S Dimensions Width x Height Arrma Kraton 8S Dimensions Wheelbase x Length

How to bind Arrma Kraton 8s?

How heavy is the Arrma Kraton 8S?

The Arrma Kraton 8S EXB weighs in at 24.2lbs (11kg)!

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This product was added to our catalog on June 12, 2024