Best beginner RC cars, here you get a rundown on the best beginner RC cars out there.  What makes a beginner RC car?  Well its priced lower than the high priced racing kits out there and are made from great companies with great parts availability.  Best beginner RC cars are ready to run/race (RTR) which means you have minimum assembly on your part to get started.  It has almost everything you need to get started inside the box with the exception of transmitter batteries sometime needed.  Just charge your RC car battery and have tons of fun.  Be sure to check out these RC cars at your favorite local or online hobby shop.


Traxxas Slash 1/16 scale electric short-course truck

This 4×4 short-course truck has a high torque Titan 550 motor to get you moving.  A 1/16 scale RC is about half the size of the 1/10 scale slash which means it takes up less space on your work bench and is very light and easy to carry along.  The cool thing about this short-course is that it has everything you need straight out of the box, batteries, transmitter (transmitter batteries not included), painted body, charger it even has waterproof electronics.  You can have lots of fun running this short-course truck on lots of different terrain.  Check it out on amazon, it has 128 customer reviews and 3.7 out of 5 star rating.





HPI drift 1/10 scale electric Mustang

If you are looking for a beginner RC car the electric drift category is one you should defiantly check out.  Listen, if you want to keep damages at a minimum drift cars are one of the best categories of RC cars out there.  This is because you don’t need lots of speed to drift and RC car.  Lower speed means less damage to your RC car when you hit something, simple as that.  I just wanted to let you know if you have never drifted an RC car before there is a learning curve, which means you have to practice.  Once you get the hang of it RC drifting is very satisfying.  HPI is a solid company and it has been in business for many years with lots of RC cars.  This Monster Energy RC drift car has an amazing painted body with great decals.  You get 2.4 GHz radio transmitter, electronic speed control, battery, charger, straight out of the box.  Amazon buyers have rated this RC drift car with 4.6 stars out of 5.  One amazon reviewer said “great car for the price. Easy to start in RC world.”  Check out the price on amazon.





Team associated RC10B4.2 RTR

This 1/10 scale electric 2wd buggy is based on 5 time world champion and a 10 time national champion platform.  What else could you ask for if you are looking for a race proven champion racing ready to run buggy, you know this buggy is going to perform.  This fully assembled 2wd buggy comes with painted body (blue, yellow, white or red blue white), water-resistant brushless speed control, Reedy 3300kV brushless motor.  The cool thing about a brushless motor is that you motor maintenance is kept at a minimum compared to  brushed motors.  Also in the box is a 2.4 GHz-2 channel radio system, metal gear servo, and a water resistant receiver box for more protection from the elements.  With blue anodized aluminum V2 coil-over shock absorbers you can tackle any terrain with confidence or even hit the race track.  The molded composite tube type chassis has battery straps that can hold NiCD/NiMH or LiPo battery packs.  So what is not included in the box?  Batteries for your receiver and the buggy.  It would be nice for this ready to run buggy to include batteries as well.  The good thing is that you get to choose what batteries you get to run in your its cool to have some flexibility.  With 32 customer reviews and 3.8 out of 5 stars here is what people are saying about this race proven ready to run 2wd electric buggy.  “This car is awesome.” one reviewer said.  “Fun and fast car.  Can compete with the kit cars.”  Check it out on amazon.



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