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Comparing the Best Electric RC Cars

Buyer's guide to ready to run electric powered remote control cars.

Electric Touring RC Cars - Ready to Run (RTR)

Model Associated RC10TC3 RTR HPI Sprint RTR Traxxas 4-TEC RTR
Scale 1/10 1/10 1/10
Classification 4wd electric touring 4wd electric touring 4wd electric touring
Painted body Yes Yes Yes
Drive train Carbon shaft drive Dual belt Dual belt
Ball bearings Full ball bearings 14 ball bearings Top shaft only
Suspension VCS oil shocks Oil shocks Plastic oil shocks
Radio system Hitec Lynx Sport Airtronics Traxxas TQ
Speed control LRP reversing ESC Nosram reversing ESC 3 step mechanical
Motor Associated 20-turn Saturn 20-turn Stinger 20-turn
Top Speed (est.) - mph 22 mph 21.5 mph
Additional items to buy AA-size batteries (8)
7.2 volt battery
Battery charger
AA-size batteries (8) AA-size batteries
7.2 volt battery
Battery charger
Street Price (est.), includes the cost of additional items to buy. $292 $190 $215
Comments The extra price is worth it because of full ball bearings and and electronic speed control (ESC). For me, this electric rc car provides the best price and value for performance.


Great price for quality equipment such as ball differentials. However, it could have been made better with an ESC.



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