I had the same issure, 2wd/4wd?? So I went and bought the XXX-4, I thought it would be a great basher, 4wd. efficient drivedrain, looked pretty easy to work on...etc.
soon I realized that this car was indeed NOT made for bashing! Thats exactly what happened to it. It got bashed.. Didn't take long, A broken chassis
is what I received.. I have spend literally thousands of dollors to keep this thing bashing!! Now it only sees track time!
Now I own a nitro rustler for the bashing sessions! 2wd Is a blast to drive (It also is the best to learn driving skills) And i'll tell ya what, sometimes I can not
break this thing...I give much props. to Traxxas on a wonderful product.
In conclusion, there is no perfect bashing vehicle. If you like 4wd get one.. You will not be disappointed!