The Five RC CAR Types

RC car is a popular RC hobby, there are many people play RC car in the USA. There are many RC  car types like Street, Drift, Buggy, Truggy, Trucks and so on. Today I will have a simple introduction about these RC cars.

STREET

These are your average street cars. They are the fastest and the best on paved, flat surfaces. Do not get this if you are looking to drive in your backyard or want something with more power.

street

DRIFT

Drift cars are like on-road cars but with slick tires. You can slide around turns and still get almost as fast as an on-road car. They are good if regular cars bore you but you like to drive fast. Drifting is hard, however, so be warned.

drift

BUGGY

Buggies are a cross between offroad and onroad cars. They are the second fastest on road but the slowest offroad usually due to their low wheelbase. Buggies are good for those who cant decide what type of car they want, since they can use it for both.

buggy

TRUGGY

Truggies are also a crossover like buggies, but they are more for the offroad. It basically takes the frame of a Buggy and puts monster truck tires on it. These are the 3rd fastest on road and the 2nd slowest off.

truggy

TRUCKS

Trucks are your monster trucks. They are amazing offroad but very slow onroad. They may flip a lot when trying to make high speed turns so these are not the best foron road and you should get these if you want to drive in the woods or in the grass the most.

trucks

Electric or Nitro

Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Electric
cheaper
“cleaner”
Less Maintence
Better for at-home use
Cars have faster acceleration in general
Limited run times
need to wait hours to recharge batteries
Brushless motors are expensive

RC Car Batteries recommend:

http://www.genstattu.com/car-battery-lipo.html 

http://www.gensace.de/car-lipo.html

(These are two famous RC car battery online shop)

Nitro
Longer run times
nice sound
Need to buy gas
Smells bad (my opinion)
a little more expensive to buy the car
cars are more complex (more can go wrong)

Source: http://rcfpvplane.com/the-rc-car-types/

 

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