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The newest and cool looking truck of the month is the Traxxas Revo with the new 3.3 nitro engine pushing this rc truck to speeds in excess of 45 miles per hour. Buy it today.


Traxxas Revo 3.3 (45+mph)

Technical Specs
  • TRX 3.3 nitro engine
  • Two speed transmission
  • Getting started DVD
  • Fully painted body
  • Ready to run

 

 
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Nitro and Electric Powered RC Trucks 

When buying a remote control truck, you can choose between gas/nitro powered or electric models. Below is a guide to help you decide.

New to the hobby? Get started by reading the beginner's guide to rc trucks.

Nitro RC Trucks Guide Nitro RC Trucks
The fastest rc trucks you can buy. New nitro powered models are exceeding 50 mph out of the box! Popular is the 47mph Traxxas Nitro Rustler (left pic). For sale online.
Electric RC Trucks Guide Guide To Electric RC Trucks
Electric powered models are perfect for beginners. Easy to build, run and maintain. One of the best is the DuraTrax Evader ST stadium truck (left pic). For sale online.

Popular Categories / Classification

After choosing between nitro gas or electric, the next step would be to choose a scale and category.

RC Monster Trucks Guide 4x4 Off-Road RC Monster Trucks
The biggest, usually 20 inches long and 17 inches wide. With 4-wheel drive, 2-speed transmission and engines producing over 2.5 hp, RC monster trucks often exceed 40 mph! The HPI Savage (pictured) has a lot of good reviews from people who have bought it. On sale, online.
Scale RC Truck Scale RC Truck
Realistic in looks and performance. Scale radio control models of popular pickup trucks from Ford, Chevy, Isuzu, Dodge and more.
RC Stadium Trucks Guide RC Stadium Trucks
A very popular category for both playing and competitive racing. Stadium trucks are fast and able to handle jumps with ease. A good model is the Associated RC10T4 (see picture) and the Traxxas Nitro Jato. Order now.
Mini RC Trucks Guide Mini RC Trucks
Small 1/28 and 1/18 scale electric powered mini rc trucks are the latest craze. Choose from the popular Kyosho Mini-Z Monster Truck, Losi Mini-T and the Tamiya TLT-1 (see picture).

Other mini rc trucks: Associated RC18t, Duratrax Mini Quake, Venom MiniGiant.

New models: PTI Micro Monster Truck, HotBodies/HPI Truck, Team Trinity Itsy Bitsy Spyder, Thunder Tiger ZK-2.

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