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Traxxas Spartan Review

Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product. The original review is below, but check out our current top 10 about Remote Control Boats here.

Our Verdict

This fast and attractive RC boat, with advanced features, amazing speed and sophisticated design, has it all. The Traxxas Spartan is an RC boat specifically designed for remote control hobbyists and enthusiasts. The Traxxas Spartan is a perfect addition to any RC boat collection.

For

  • The Traxxas Spartan reaches speeds up to 30 miles per hour. This remote control boat also has a large operating range of 1,200 feet.

Against

  • This RC boat does not include batteries for the transmitter, extra propellers or a display stand and only runs for 10 minutes before needing a recharge.
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Traxxas Spartan image: The blue body design from the top.

Traxxas Spartan image: The blue body design from the top.
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Traxxas Spartan image: The side of the Traxxas Spartan.

Traxxas Spartan image: The side of the Traxxas Spartan.
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Traxxas Spartan image: The access hatch located on the top.

Traxxas Spartan image: The access hatch located on the top.
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Traxxas Spartan image: A close-up of the propeller in back.

Traxxas Spartan image: A close-up of the propeller in back.
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Traxxas Spartan image: A side image of the transmitter.

Traxxas Spartan image: A side image of the transmitter.

Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product. The original review is below, but check out our current top 10 about Remote Control Boats here.

The Traxxas Spartan is equally exciting for remote control boat enthusiasts who want speed and extreme hobbyists who want a powerful speedboat in their collection. The Traxxas Spartan is a perfect addition to any RC boat collection. The Traxxas Spartan is as good looking as it is fast. It will reach speeds up to 30 miles per hour, and it has the largest operating range of any boat in our remote control boat reviews. Because of its detail, power, functionality and overall performance, it is easy to see why this remote control boat succeeds.

If the performance capabilities aren't an indicator that this RC boat is made for collectors and serious racers, the price tag probably is. This is no children's toy. Its incredible capacity for speed will make even the most serious adult hobbyists feel like they are 5 years old again. If you're a serious collector, racer or hobbyist, or if you're willing to spend top dollar for the best of the best, the Traxxas Spartan is a great choice for a swift RC boat.