Any of the kits now are great for 1/12th scale. I heard the carpet knife is a great car. I am also looking to get into 1/12th scale. I am looking toward the speedmerchant rev 4. I like that both companies don't use a t-bar in the rear. I have found t-bar to be a pain in the butt. Do get a kit that you can get parts from the lhs. Other things needed are motor, batteries, charger, speed control, mini servo, discharger, radio unless you are gonna swap that out. Am I missing anything guys. I am only going buy what I can think of. I think most 1/12th scale car kits don't include a body or tires. I hope this is helping you I haven't raced these yet.
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