After 2 years, Max will now have to become a leader: When new villain Mortum takes down N-Tek, Max and Steel will have to lead a team of turbofied heroes: Cytro, Tempestra and La Fiera! When Mortum recruits Toxzon, Extroyer and The Elementors to conquer Copper Canyon and seek the mysterious Fusion-Tek, Max must stop them before they reach their goal!
16 year old Maxwell "Max" McGrath is thrown into a new life after moving with his mother to the small city of Copper Canyon. There he meets new friends, bullies, and super-villains hunting him for his TURBO energy.
Max must now join N-TECH, a secret organization his late father Jim McGrath started, to defeat Trans-Human Industries from taking over the galaxy with their sinister leader Miles Dredd. Max's powers are hidden and regulated with the aid of his Ultra-Link friend Steel, who is a project of his father, to prevent Max from going critical and Steel transforms into Max's multiple armors for whatever terrain battle is present.
Along the way, with the aid of N-TEK led by Max's uncle Ferrus, both will uncover the mystery behind many of Steel's lost memories and what really happened to Max's dad.