That's just another case of keyboard courage.
Kris, assuming that was bought in a retail chain type store, you can try to return it for cash back. Then take that money to hobby shop and ask them about RC cars. They will surely help you spend that money, and I have no doubt that you will have much more fun with a hobby style RC car.
Hobby style-what you see guys using in parking lots that go 60mph or jumping hills in their yards.
Toy Cars-close to your style in that they look realistic, but are not very mobile.