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RoveMax Model XL3

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RoveMax Model XL3
Part image
Rover wheel by
Kerbal Motion LLC
Radial size Radial mounted
Cost (total) 1 200.00 Fund
Mass (total) 1.25 t
Drag 0.15-0.2
Max. Temp. 1200 K
Impact Tolerance 150 m/s
Research Advanced motors.png Advanced Motors
Unlock cost 11200 Fund
Since version 0.19
Part configuration roverWheelXL3
Retractable × No
Brake torque 30.0 kNm
Steering range {{{steering}}}
Max. speed 15.5 m/s
Electricity used 5.0 ⚡/s

The RoveMax Model XL3 is a huge rover wheel used for construction of land-based vehicles.


Due to its gigantic size which dwarfs even large-diameter parts and its sub-par performance compared to the smaller RoveMax Model M1, there are few legitimate reasons for using this part. One use-case where this part can come in handy are mobile launch platforms used to transport a whole rocket from the Kerbal Space Center to a different launch location on Kerbin.

Unlike the other wheels, the RoveMax Model XL3 is not articulated and uses skid steering to change heading, allowing a vehicle to rotate in place.

While active, the RoveMax Model XL3 wheel drains 2 electric charge per second (7200 E/hr).

Product description

The RoveMax Model 3 was developed in total secrecy by Kerbal Motion's R&D team over the course of a year and a half. When it was finally revealed to the company's chairman, he stared in shock, screamed 'WHY', and subsequently dropped dead on the spot.

Kerbal Motion LLC


  • Moved from Utility to Ground
  • Renamed from RoveMax Model 3 to RoveMax Model XL3
  • Initial release