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 The ATOM 1:18th Scale Monster Truck

joins the Maverick RC family!

Maverick RC's reputation for affordable fun continues with the hugely impressive ATOM! This 1/18th scale monster truck gives you the thrilling excitement of much larger RC trucks in a package that fits in the palm of your hand! 4WD grip and large off-road tires mean you can turn anywhere you go into your own RC playground!

A strong shaft drivetrain and 3-gear differentials get power to the ground through all four wheels for amazing stability and handling. The ATOM is fitted with a cage-reinforced custom screen printed truck body, available in four colors for monster truck scale looks. Each ATOM comes with body color-matched shocks, a motor heatsink and wheel centre accessories! Performance block tread rubber tires provide grip and control, aided by the color-matched sprung shock absorbers.

The Maverick ATOM also features all-new electronics with fantastic top-spec features: a Maverick Element 1300mAh Li-ion battery with a convenient USB charger, MTX-200 2.GHz radio and a 2-in-1 water-resistant MSRS-200 receiver/speed and light controller. Impressive top speed and acceleration are provided by the 380-size motor with a color-matched heatsink for outstanding fun and racing action! 

Each ATOM comes standard with LED Driving lights pre-installed in both the bumper and roof cage! Even when the sun goes down you can continue to have fun with the ATOM!




The MTX-200 transmitter makes for a fantastic driving experience with great throttle and steering response. The color-matched foam steering wheel is comfortable to hold and gives a great driving feel. The included steering and throttle trims allow you to setup the car with ease. 

All you need is 3 x AA batteries for the transmitter. Check below for more information.


To drive the ATOM, simply pick up the controller with your left hand, put your left index finger into the trigger area, and then put your right hand on the steering wheel – it’s as natural as driving a real car! It takes seconds to get used to this easy operation, and pretty soon you'll be racing with your friends!

The included high-capacity 1300mAh Li-ion battery pack gives excellent runtime, with 7.4v providing the ATOM with all the power you'll need. The pack is easy to access thanks to the quick-release battery strap system.



A closer look under the hood

The motor fitted in the Maverick ATOM is the reliable MM-200 380-size motor, so drivers can keep having fun for hours and hours! The 4WD drivetrain uses ball bearings on the axles to give drivers maximum runtime and efficiency and features an enclosed gear cover to keep dirt and debris away from the gears. Front and rear gear differentials, connected with a heavy-duty hexagonal steel centre shaft, easily transfer the motor's power to durable driveshafts and finally to the grippy rubber wheels at all four corners. 

The strong MS-200 servo controls the steering through a dual-point bellcrank system with an integrated shock-absorbing servo saver to help protect against crash damage. Rugged duel-wishbone suspension is paired with super reliable C-hub steering hubs and one-piece rear hubs.

The honey-combed chassis is lightweight and provides the super strong backbone of the ATOM Monster Truck. Side Impact bars protect the lower edge of the bodywork. All four color-matched shock absorbers include a threaded body allowing you to easily adjust your shock setup on the go!



Meet the Fleet!

The ATOM nails the awesome Monster Truck look and performance in equal measures - and we're also giving you a choice of eye-catching colors to take home all housed within the tough cage reinforced, yet flexible bodyshell:


Classic Maverick racer Blue or Red...

...In-your-face Green or Orange...


Every Maverick ATOM features a fully detailed and painted body with driver and co-pilot figures and a design that not only looks amazing, it provides additional protection for the chassis components.


#150500 Maverick ATOM 1:18th Monster Truck Green


  • 4WD Shaft Driven Truck
  • Independent Double Wishbone Suspension
  • Adjustable Coilover Shocks
  • Tough Metal Gear Differentials Front & Rear
  • Enclosed Gear Cover - To keep debris away from the Spur Gear
  • Dual Point Bell Crank Steering with Servo Saver
  • Splashproof Electronics
  • Brushed 380 Motor
  • 2.4GHz Radio with 2 in 1 ESC/Receiver
  • Speed Limiter using Throttle Trim on Transmitter - reduce top speed for beginners
  • Li-Ion 7.4V 1300mAh Battery w/ T-Plug connector
  • USB Charger
  • Front Bumper & Roof Mounted LED Lights
  • Color-coded shocks, heatsink, wheel washers, and transmitter Wheel
  • Molded deep tub chassis with hex pattern reinforcement
  • Axle ball bearings
  • Pre-cut factory-finished bodyshell
  • Available in four color options
  • Required for operation: 3x AA batteries for transmitter

Length: 280mm
Width: 195mm
Height: 125mm
Wheelbase: 165mm

Items Required:
3 x AA Batteries for transmitter - HPI Recommends #101939 Plazma AA Batteries



Aluminum Oil-filled Shock Set (4 pcs)

Bolt on a set of Oil-Filled Shocks to your Maverick Atom for increased suspension performance over bumps and jumps, and dramatically improve the overall handling! These shocks are machined from aluminum for increased durability and anodized in a choice of 4 colors to match your car.

#150555 - Aluminum Oil-Filled Shock Absorber Set (Blue/4pcs)
#150556 - Aluminum Oil-Filled Shock Absorber Set (Red/4pcs)
#150557 - Aluminum Oil-Filled Shock Absorber Set (Orange/4pcs)
#150558 - Aluminum Oil-Filled Shock Absorber Set (Green/4pcs)


#150559 Steel Rear Driveshaft and Axle Set (2pcs)

Add some style and strength to your Maverick Atom drivetrain with this optional Rear Driveshaft and Axle Set.

Machined from Steel for increased durability these are a straight swap for the rear driveshafts and axles. 


#150560 Steel Front Universal Driveshaft Set (2pcs)

Add some style and strength to your Maverick Atom drivetrain with this optional Front Universal Driveshaft Set.
Universal driveshafts are super smooth during steering and decrease the wear significantly on the drivetrain.

Machined from Steel for increased durability and finished in a silver colour for a great-looking finish.


#150561 Steel Drive Cup Set (2pcs)

Add some style and strength to your Maverick Atom drivetrain with this optional Differential Drive Cup Set.

Machined from Steel for increased durability these are a straight swap for the standard Differential output cups.

Specification may be subject to change

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