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RC cars are fun for both kids and adults (and pets too!). Today’s models are faster and easier to control than ever before.
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8. Maisto R/C 1967 Ford Mustang
This Maisto R/C car is a 1:24 scale model of the 1967 Ford Mustang. This remote-controlled car is officially licensed and features accurate modifications and styling. The multi-frequency controller features dashboard-style controls with a steering wheel and directional controls.
Just like a real Mustang, you can steer your car right, left, forward and backward. It runs on four AA batteries: two for the car and two for the controller. Not only is this RC car affordable, it’s stylish too.
Maisto RC 1/24 Scale 1967 Ford Mustang
7. Redcat Racing Shockwave Nitro Buggy
If you’re looking for an R/C car with a little more power, the Shockwave Nitro Buggy is a great choice. This 1:10 scale buggy comes with the following features:
- Single speed transmission
- Nitro 2.67cc Vertex Engine
- 2.5GHz radio controller
- Composite disc brakes
- Aluminum cropped shocks
This speedy little buggy uses a 4 wheel drive system, and is perfect for off-road fun. The Shockwave Nitro Buggy runs on 12 AA batteries, but you can save money by purchasing rechargeable ones.
Redcat Racing Shockwave Nitro RC Buggy
6. RC Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
Can’t afford to drive a real Ferrari? This 1:18 scale model of the F12 Berlinetta can help you live out your dream on a smaller scale.
This model comes with the following features:
- Four-directional control: forward, reverse, right and left
- Speed of up to 8mph
- 30 feet remote distance
The F12 Berlinetta uses 4AA batteries and one 9 volt battery, which are not included. This is a quick little car that’s easy to drive and so much fun to play with.
5. Maisto Rock Crawler
Now you can drive your own monster truck right in your own backyard. Made by the well-known Maisto brand, this truck is great for off-roading and R/C fun. It comes with the following features:
- Two motors; low gearing
- 3-channel transmitter
- Front and rear suspension
This truck is 12.5” long, and is perfectly designed for off-road action. The three-channel transmitter allows for up to three people to control their Maisto trucks simultaneously. To drive the Rock Crawler, you’ll need 6 AA batteries and 2 AAA batteries.
Maisto RC Rock Crawler – Overview & Test
4. Redcat Racing Electric Volcano EPX Truck
The Electric Volcano EPX truck is the second R/C car on our list from Redcat Racing. Much like the Shockwave Nitro Buggy, this model is built to last and designed for serious users.
Let’s take a look at some of this truck’s impressive features:
- 27T 540 motor; electric brushed
- Four wheel drive
- Polycarbonate body
- High torque servo
- Aluminum capped and oil filled shocks
- Waterproof electronics
- 1800mAh, 7.2V NiMh battery
The radio control requires 8 AA batteries and a charger for the NiMh is included. This is a great RC car for kids and adults of all ages. It’s fast, durable and so fun to drive.
RedCat Volcano EPX Pro Lets Get it Dirty
3. Traxxas 70054 Pro
The Traxxas 70054 Pro is a 1:16 scale short course truck that’s speedy, responsive and easy to drive. No matter whether you plan on driving on pavement or dirt, this R/C car can stand up to the challenge. It’s impressive list of features include:
- TQ, 2.4GHz transmitter
- Waterproof receiver box that’s O-ring sealed
- Titan 12T 550 motor with cooling fan
- High-torque, digital micro steering servo that’s waterproof
Traxxas is one of the most respected brands in the R/C industry, and the 70054 Pro is a testament to the brand’s quality. This is a very fast, super-fun car to drive.
2. Traxxas The Stampede
The Stampede is another R/C car offered by the Traxxas brand. Although pricier than the previous Traxxas model, this is a powerful, speedy truck that’s easy to handle. This model includes the following:
- TQ 2.4GHz transmitter
- Titan 12T 550 motor with cooling fan
- Waterproof electronics for driving in rain, snow and mud
- Waterproof No 2056 steering servo
This model features a fully independent suspension system and a rugged design that can handle any driving situation. Its waterproof features allow you to drive your truck in the rain, mud or even the snow.
Traxxas Stampede XL-5 RTR Unboxed
1. 2011 Chevrolet Camaro
The 1:18 scale model of the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro offered by XQ Toys may not come with the same exciting features as the previous two Traxxas models, but this car is still so fun to drive. For users on a tight budget, this R/C car is a great choice.
In addition to its authentic 2011 Camaro appearance, the car also features:
- Fully functional radio controls
- 4-directional control: Forward, reverse, left and right
- 8mph speed
- Remote distance of 30 feet
The Camaro runs on 4 AA batteries and one 9 volt battery, both of which are not included.