This is the new 14.8V 8000mAh 4S Cell 90C-180C LiPo battery from Vant. It’s designed specifically for the Traxxas X-Maxx 8S to give Maxx-imum Run-time and Maxx-imum Power. Though, it does fit in other vehicles as well! So check the specs below to see if it fits in your application.

Vant Batteries offer an excellent value by providing factory direct pricing and quality that meets or exceeds that of other major battery manufacturers. Vant Batteries go through strict testing and quality control procedures in order to provide extremely accurate mAh, Voltage, and C ratings. Don’t let their low cost fool you, these batteries outperform major manufacturers batteries!!

This is an OEM replacement battery for the Traxxas 2890X battery (14.8V 6700mAh 25C). It has the same Voltage and Same Size. But it offers a higher mAh rating for increased run-time. It also has a much higher C-Rating for more power output and motor response.


  • True Capacity and C-Rating
  • Thick 10AWG Discharge Leads
  • Traxxas High Current Style Connector
  • JST-XH Balance connector

6 Month Warranty: Vant Batteries are warranted to be free from defects upon delivery to the customer. They are warranted against failure for a period of 6 Months from the date of purchase. Crash damage, over-charging, over-discharging and other misuse by the customer is not covered in this warranty. In the event of a warranty replacement, shipping costs will be waived for the first 2 weeks of ownership. After which the customer is responsible for the shipping cost of the replacement battery.

Lifetime Replacement Plan: After the 6 Month warranty period, the Lifetime Replacement Plan takes effect. Under the Lifetime Replacement Plan, if a battery becomes faulty, the customer can receive a replacement for 20% off the current selling price of the battery w/ Free Shipping to the lower 48 states. Photo evidence of the faulty battery will be required. Applies to original battery owner and is not transferable.

Compatible With:

  • Traxxas X-Maxx 8S (Battery Tray Dimensions: 195.0 x 50.0 x 45.5 mm.)
  • Traxxas Maxx 4S (Battery Tray Dimensions: 162.0 x 45.0 x 43.0 mm. Snug fit for the length, but does fit properly)
  • Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer Truck, UDR
  • Most 1/8 Buggy, 1/8 Truggy and 1/8 Monster Trucks that have extended battery trays. Compare Dimensions.
  • Please check with your Speed Control’s manual to determine if it can accept 14.8V 4S LiPo batteries.
  • Use the size specifications below to determine if this battery will fit your application.


Capacity: 8000mAh
Voltage: 4S / 4 Cell / 14.8v
Discharge Rate: 90C Constant (720A) / 180C Burst (10 sec) (1440A)
Suggested Charge Rate: 1C (8.0A)
Max Charge Rate: 2C (16.0A)
Watt Hours: 118.4 Wh
Weight: 23.2oz / 660g (including wires & plugs)
Dimensions LxWxH: 162.0 x 44.0 x 42.0 mm
Dimensions w/ Wiring: 166.0 x 44.0 x 42.0 mm
*Note that dimensions may vary by ± ~1mm.
Discharge Plug: Traxxas High Current Style Connector
Balance Plug


  • 14.8V 8000mAh 4S Cell 90C-180C LiPo Battery Pack w/ Traxxas High Current Style Connector
  • Vant Battery Warranty w/ Lifetime Replacement Plan

Equipment Needed:
LiPo Balance charger capable of charging 4 cell LiPo batteries, Or a LiPo charger with an External Balancer. (We recommend 100W or more for the charger power.)

Equipment Recommended:
LiPo Safe Charging Bag/Sack/Pouch, Cell Voltage Reader

Safety Notes & Warnings:
LiPo batteries are potentially hazardous. Improper usage can cause fire or explosion.
Charge and Store battery in LiPo-Safe Bag away from flammables on a concrete surface.
Charge using a LiPo compatible Balance Charger ONLY!
Never Charge above 4.2V per cell.
Never Discharge below 3.2V per cell.
Always use under adult supervision.
Store the battery in a place not accessible by children or infants.
Do not short the battery’s positive and negative terminals.
Stop use of the battery if it expands or the temperature reaches above 70° Celsius / 160° Fahrenheit.
The end-user is fully responsible for any results in using this battery pack.

Package Weight 1.51 lbs
Package Dimensions 7.5 × 2.5 × 2.2 in
Battery C-Rating

Battery Case

Battery Height

Battery Length

Battery mAh Rating

Battery Plug

Battery Voltage

2 reviews for 14.8V 8000mAh 4S Cell 90C-180C LiPo Battery Pack w/ Traxxas High Current Style Connector (X-Maxx 8S, Maxx 4S*, Unlimited Desert Racer Truck, UDR)

  1. Wayne Panno

    They are working great in my xmaxx
    Also they do fit in the maxx, but are tight fitting on the length just have to watch wire placement .
    Will definitely be getting more soon

  2. Karl

    I love the batteries just as good as maxamps and half the cost I will never go back to maxxamps!

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