The perfect combination of balance and raw performance, an RC truggy is a cross between an awesome RC buggy and an RC stadium truck or monster truck, making it truly designed for serious off-road racing and fun.
Due to their versatility, performance, and the fact that they provide the stability of a remote control monster truck and the agility of a remote control drift car, RC truggies are becoming more and more popular amongst RC racing enthusiasts and owners of other RC toys and vehicles as well.
However, you don’t have to be an RC racer to experience the hair-raising thrills that these high-powered RC racing vehicles provide. Let’s go behind the scenes and take a look at five of the best truggies on the market today, so you too can feel the pulse-pounding excitement of truly dominating the off-road.
HOW IT LOOKS
OUR OVERALL RATING
|Traxxas E Revo VXL Monster Truck|
|Traxxas 2 Wheel Drive Stadium Rustler Truck|
|Traxxas 1/10 E-Revo RTR|
|Redcat Racing Monsoon XTR Nitro Truggy|
|Duratrax Evader EXT 2.4 RTR Truck|
Since an RC truggy is a competent racing machine, you’re not going to find a decent model for a rock bottom price.
However, if you’re willing to spend a little more to experience adrenaline pumping RC racing excitement and dust your competition like a wheat field in Kansas, an RC truggy is for you, and the Traxxas E-Revo VXL Monster Truck is one of the best!
One look at this fierce looking remote control truggy and you’ll immediately see that no detail was overlooked when designing and crafting this award-winning Traxxas model. Featuring a powerful Velineon brushless 380 motor, VXL-3m speed control, an included NiMH power cell battery, a rocker-actuated suspension system inspired by F1, threaded oil-filled GTR shocks, and much more, the E-Revo VXL Monster Truck means business.
Although this truggy is ready to race and capable of hitting 30 mph or more right out of the box, you can simply replace the NiMH battery with dual LiPos and propel to speeds in excess of 50 mph. Trust me, you will want for nothing more in an RC racer.
Completely waterproof and capable of driving just as good in the rain or snow as it does in the grass, dirt, or on the road, the 1/16-scale Traxxas E-Revo VXL Monster Truck will easily outrun most things in the park!
“Very powerful high-performance machine”
If you want something stabile, agile, and more than capable of tearing up the track but aren’t necessarily looking for a top-end RC truggy, you can’t go wrong with the Traxxas Stadium Rustler Truck.
The best-selling, 1/10-scale Traxxas Rustler provides the perfect formula for off-road fun, making it a proven favorite amongst RC racers, RC racing enthusiasts, and us big kids at heart.
The Rustler comes equipped with a powerful modified Titan 550 motor, Revo slipper clutch for torque control, and an electronic XL-5 Speed Control, allowing it to power slide at full throttle, hit the biggest doubles at the track, and grip the terrain like no other ready to race electric truck available today.
The truck is based upon a proven design that plain works, so it’s popularity should come as no surprise. Luckily, its popularity means there are plenty of cheap replacement and aftermarket parts available as well, allowing you to boost its performance even more and keep it dominating the track for years.
All things considered, the Traxxas Stadium Rustler Truck is pretty tough to beat.
“An Affordable Performance”
If you thought the E-Revo VXL Monster Truck was cool, you’re going to fall head over heels for the E-Revo RTR EVX-2! This insanely fast and incredibly slick looking RC racer comes ready for business.
With the new Traxxas TQi 2.4GHz radio system, a cutting-edge integrated chassis, hard-anodized big bore aluminum shocks, waterproof electronics, and 16.8 volts of revolutionary E-Revo performance, the Traxxas 1/10 E-Revo RTR EVX-2 is hands down one of the best RC racing machines around.
This RC racer truly is pure big boy toy heaven! You’ll be more than happy with its factory settings, but because it’s a Traxxas, there are numerous upgrade possibilities as well. In fact, you can switch out the motor for a brushless motor and rocket the EVX-2 to over 65 mph. No wonder Traxxas has become the fastest name in RC.
If you have a little money to spend and want the best remote control truggy available, this beast of a machine should be at the top of your list.
“Expensive but worth every cent”
I must admit, the Redcat Racing Monsoon XTR Nitro Truggy doesn’t hold a candle to the Traxxas VXL or VEX-2 as far as looks are concerned. However, don’t let the looks of this RC truggy fool you, because this RC racing machine is more than capable of blowing away the competition.
The red and yellow Redcat Racing Monsoon CTR Nitro Truggy comes equipped with a super-wide stance for aggressive cornering abilities, a surprisingly powerful SH P3 engine to propel it to the front of the pack, a finely tuned exhaust for maximum performance and intimidation, oil-filled big bore shocks to soak up any rock or jump, and an efficient pivot-ball suspension, all of which make this nitro RC truggy a beast both on and off the track.
If you care more about turning heads with your truggy’s performance rather than its stylish good looks, the Redcat Racing Monsoon XTR Nitro Truggy may be just what you’ve been looking for.
“Durable and built to perform”
I recognize that not everybody has years of RC enthusiasm under their belt or the money to spend on an expensive RC racer. For those of you out there looking for a more affordable beginner-friendly option, you can’t go wrong with the Duratrax Evader Ext 2.4 RTR Truck.
Although this 1/10-scale electric powered remote control truggy is not as cool looking as the other truggies mentioned thus far, it is strong, fast, and incredibly well-balanced, making it capable of conquering nearly any terrain.
It may not be an out of the box RC racer, but it makes for a wonderful introduction into the fun world of RC truggies and will never fail to put a smile on your face! If good old-fashioned off-road fun is on your agenda, the Duratrax Evader will provide it by the boatload.
“Inexpensive and a ton of fun”
RC Truggy: Get the Best Today
Providing the perfect combination of power, stability, and agility, RC truggies can tackle any terrain and are a blast to drive both on and off the track. As you can see, there is more than one RC truggy out there capable of offering you years of off-road RC action, so pick one out today and shift your RC excitement into high gear!