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The XL has XtraLong TVP chassis, XtraLong wheelbase, XtraLarge stance and XtraLarge 5.9cc engine! It’s based on the nearly indestructible Savage X chassis but features XtraLarge 3mm TVP chassis and engine plates, XtraLarge F5.9 Nitro Star engine, XtraLarge axle extenders and an XtraLarge GTXL-6 body with an all-new look, the Savage XL is ready to rock and roll over any kind of terrain!

The Savage XL 5.9 has the same NEW features as the Savage X 4.6 GT-6 including 17mm Aluminum Hex Hubs, all hex hardware, new bumpers, new body, wheels & tires,
Super HD Drivetrain (From the Savage FLUX), new Captured Hinge Pins, HD Servo Saver spring and a new RF-50N Nitro Receiver. 

Returning on the Savage XL 5.9 is the 3-speed gearbox, steel spur gear and racing heavy duty clutchbell, 3-Shoe Aluminum Clutch and the new Rotostart 3 system for starting that monster F5.9 Nitro Star engine! Whether you're a Savage rookie or an OG - You will not be disappointed with the latest and greatest Big Block Nitro Savage!! 



The Savage started the RC Bashing movement and 2 decades later, we're still here, stronger than ever and thrilled to blast back into the ring with the holy grail, the jewel in the crown... Ladies and gentlemen, the Savage is back!


A new Savage deserves a new set of brutally agressive HPI Havok 3.8" wheels, wrapped in yet another addition to the TREDZ "by HPI Racing" Tire rack. The Tredz Terrahex 3.8" Tires are designed tough, but for ultimate agility and handling at ground shaking speeds



From the Super HD Drivetrain, to the Bulletproof 29/9T Differentials, to the new Rugged Bumpers, every inch of the Savage XL 5.9 GTXL-6 is built to survive and dominate. With beefy suspension arms, ready to take the punishment of big-air drops while everything within is protected by the reinforced thick aluminum TVP (Twin Vertical Plate) chassis, emblazoned with the notorious 'X' emblem.



Like all HPI trucks, the Savage XL is easy to drive with the included steering wheel controller. 
The all-new 2.4Ghz FHSS TF-50 Transmitter features:

  • Drop down steering position for a natural control position
  • Foam covered wheel for extra comfort and grip
  • Swappable steering wheel design for left-handed drivers
  • Rubber finger and thumb handle grips
  • Rubber bumpers on all corners for impact protection
  • Magnetic area on the base for body clips or screws
  • Digital on-off switch
  • Audible warnings if you leave the TF-50 switched on to save battery life
  • Servo Reverse, EPA, Trims and Dual Rate switches.

The NEW RF-50 receiver features a waterproof silicone inner jacket for use in any weather and a built-in failsafe: signal on the RF-50 for the FLUX cars and signal and battery life for the RF-50N on the Nitro!




Four huge XL-size Big Bore shocks give all the suspension action you need to get out and blast through the roughest of tracks or off-road terrain. With slick nylon bodies they are lightweight and strong, with almost no friction 'stiction' between the shock piston and shock body. The extra-large capacity gives you extra control and damping action so you have the driving feel that makes off-road driving so much fun!


Continuing the Savage's reinforcements, we're using even more HD upgrades in the standard spec! This heavy-duty servo saver spring provides more direct steering for all the new Savage X Nitro and Flux models, allowing today's stronger steering servos to give the Savage faster and more immediate steering response.



After almost 2 decades of seriously thrilling RC bashing performance, the HPI Savage has earned a reputation for being the toughest monster truck you can find. The Savage suspension has evolved along the way as well. The New Savage XL 5.9 GTXL-6 features the latest ultra-tough, super-thick webbed suspension arms and uprights that can take a barrage of abuse and punishment, giving you plenty of big-air thrills in their stride.



All this monstrous power takes some stopping, and to conrol this beast like a pro you'll need to dab the anchor in the turns or to scrub speed whilst flying through the air and hit the right combination of throttle and brake to set your pitch right for that perfect landing... These twin vented disk brakes are made from heat-resistant fiber material delivering shorter brake distances, reduced brake fade from heat build-up and overall better performance on the track!



It's not just about ballistic action, the new generation of Savages also have usability high on their agenda...  Over the years Savage fans around the world have told us the hinge pins need to be secured in place so they don't come loose during extreme bashing, well our designers are always listening and have fitted the car with hinge pin covers to ensure they don't go anywhere, no matter how hard you bash


With a chunkier, more aggressive than ever look, the new front and rear bumpers also have space for both 5mm and 3mm LEDs so you can add your choice of lights and light up the track while you bash


Legendary Aluminum Twin Vertical plate chassis

The beefy metal plates that house all the good stuff under the hood are synonymous with the Savage family. The 3.0mm thick "TVP" as we call them - are unshakeably strong, yet lightweight and provide the ultimate backbone built to handle gigantic jumps, rough landings, rolls and full-speed crashes.


For the new generation of Savages we've introduced Standardized 17mm Aluminum Hex Hubs. This means your Savage truck is ready to use any of the gigantic range of 1/8th scale buggy and truggy wheels and tires available from HPI. A large, black, serrated 17mm nut holds the wheel securely to the hub for worry-free bashing duties. 



Our best-ever generation of Savage upgrades are not just limited to performance, the brand new HPI designed GTXL-6 body also looks awesome with a new livery and plastic molded body detail parts including realistic grille, vents, mirrors and roll bars



Providing the engine with its vital air supply along with protection against dust and dirt. The design features two different foams for two-level protection. While the large air intake is right in the middle of the foam cylinder with two solid nylon plates at the top and bottom preventing damage inside the engine. The large dimensions of the filter element and air intake give optimal, constant air supply and maximum performance



The Savage XL features the Savage 3-speed transmission to get the most out of the F5.9 engine. This gives you the best acceleration and top speed possible, getting all the power efficiently to the ground for maximum fun and enjoyment! The transmission is fully adjustable, too, so you can choose how early or late the XL will shift into higher gear!


The Savage XL uses an XL-tough 3-shoe aluminum clutch to get the power from the engine into the drivetrain. Using a unique blend of aluminum, the clutch shoes will resist wear, not be affected by engine heat and last for a very long time. There's no more secure way to get the power to the ground!




At the heart of the Savage XL is the monstrous Nitro Star F5.9 engine! This 5.9cc (.36 cubic inch) powerplant gives the XL loads of torque and the muscle to power over obstacles and through the toughest terrain and conditions. The low powerband supplies the torque for getting the XL up to speed fast, and the curved manifold and aluminum tuned pipe get the most power out of the engine. The F5.9 is also fitted with a Roto-Start 3 for easy starting, a vented heavy-duty clutchbell, an aluminum 3-shoe clutch for tough and reliable power transfer, and a new heatsink design with larger heatsink fins for improved cooling.


Get things going quickly with the Roto Start 3 starting system, which is pre-installed onto the back of the engine. The Roto Start 3 lets you use a handheld starting unit so you don’t have to deal with starting the engine by hand - it really doesn’t get any easier to get running!
The Roto Start 3 has an Xtra-Long starting wand to make sure you can get through to the back of the engine without struggle and features a circuit breaker that protects the unit in the event of an engine lock up.




  • NEW! Standardized 17mm aluminum hex hubs
  • NEW! Tredz Terrahex 3.8" tires
  • NEW! 3.8" Havok wheels
  • NEW! Pre-cut factory painted and finished GTXL-6 body
  • NEW! Plastic molded body detail parts
  • NEW! 3-Shoe aluminum clutch
  • NEW! Rugged modern styled bumpers
  • NEW! Captured hinge pins
  • NEW! All hex hardware
  • NEW! TF-50 transmitter
  • NEW! RF-50N nitro receiver (with low-voltage failsafe)
  • Super HD drivetrain - standardized with Savage Flux
  • 4WD shaft driven monster truck
  • 3.0mm TVP chassis and motor plates
  • Independent double wishbone suspension
  • Oil-filled adjustable coilover shocks
  • Bulletproof 29/9T differentials
  • Steel Spur and hardend clucth bell
  • Dual stage air filter
  • Enclosed radio box
  • Nitro Star F5.9 engine
  • Rotostart 3 starting system
  • Roll hoop and XL engine extension included
  • and the amazing Savage 3 Speed transmission!

#160102 Savage XL 5.9 GTXL-6 
1/8th 4WD Nitro Monster Truck

Length: 585mm
Width: 470mm
Height: 255mm
Wheelbase: 395mm

What you need:
4 AA batteries for transmitter:
HPI Recommends #101939 Plazma AA batteries

5-Cell NiMH Hump Receiver Battery:
HPI Recommends #160153 Plazma 6.0V 1600mAh NiMH Receiver Battery Pack

6-cell 7.2V NiMH Stick Pack for the Rotostart system
HPI Recommends #160151 Plazma 7.2V 3300mAh NiMH Pack

Glow Igniter & Fuel Bottle:
HPI Recommends #160077 Nitro Starter Pack

20-25% Nitro Fuel

Battery charger for receiver battery and Roto Start stick pack:
HPI Recommends Reactor 200 – #118049 (US), #118050 (UK), #118051 (EU) or
Reactor 600 - #160236 (US), #160237 (UK), #160238 (EU), #160239 (AUS)


Get the free Savage XL 5.9 Poster & Manual here!

Specification may be subject to change

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