For those who are into rc (remote control) cars, there is no doubt that you already have your ideas on what are the best ones on the market for today. However, there are still a lot of people out there that may just be starting off in the world of rc (remote control) cars and this is why this list has been compiled in order to help the beginner find a good car for themselves or as a gift for someone else.
Considered one of the best rc (remote control) cars would be the Rustler XL-5,which is actually a truck, but this one is for someone who is serious about getting started because the price is pretty steep at $249.49 in most places. This one has speed, agility and is very durable which are some of the most important aspects that you want to consider when looking for a good rc car. This one in fact excels in all three of these important categories. This car can reach speeds up to 35 mph and has an intense suspension power, very tough tires and has a good waterproof body. This is designed for people 15 and up and not for young children.
The most expensive one that hits the top of the list at $329.99 is the Earthquake 8E, this is another great truck. This one is great for both the racetrack, the desert or even the backwoods. It can handle all of these terrains. It has four wheel drive and the body is robust and designed to handle rocks, dirt, sand and many other obstacles. The off-roading of these rc (remote control) cars is quite exhilarating because you can pretty much take these models anywhere you want. It has oversized tires and some pretty good speed.
If you are looking for a truck that isn't going to break the bank but still gives you power and excitement then you might want to check out The Tremor ST Truck which gives you both power and excitement and at a much lower price of $99.95. This truck can speed around as fast as any regular car on your neighborhood street. Trucks are usually a little harder to drive than the tiny toy cars, but this one is great for ages 14 and up. It is quite effortless to handle once you get use to the controller. Also, there is no assembly required like some other models.
If you are looking for something that is great at off-roading then this one is a great pick because it was made just for hard terrains with its four wheel drive it can handle sand, gravel and rocks. However, it cannot not go over plants, grass or other vegetation very well so you might want to avoid those situations with this particular truck.
If you are looking for a car that is specifically for racing then you don't need to look any further than the Brian Deegan Ford Fiesta RC car. This is a life like adaptation of those great rally cars. It is wonderful for ages 14 and up and costs just $99.99. The car is very entertaining and can navigate on a variety of different landscapes and the controls are very easy to use. Even though the car is designed for both off-road and on-road use it really is meant for racing big time. It does the best on flat surfaces like parking lots, areas of packed gravel or dirt and those areas with gradual slopes and even the backyard. Because of its four wheel drive, even with the tires being small it still has great traction. It drives in reverse and has great brake controls with wonderful suspension that gives the person controlling it a very realistic driving experience.
Looking for something different and classy? The Mercedes Benz SLS AMG could fit that bill. Most rc cars have controllers and joysticks, but what makes this car different is that it uses an app on your iPhone to control the car. You can turn it right, left, go forward or go in reverse and even control the doors and different sounds all from the Apple device. This really life like car even has a horn that beeps, speakers and gives you a very realistic driving experience. You can buy this interesting and authentic looking vehicle for $129.99 considering how interesting it is to control that even allows you to play your iTunes music through the speakers of the car itself. You will need to have an iPhone with 3GS, 4, 4S or 5) in order to own this vehicle and enjoy all of its features.