It's an antiquated version of a Team Magic.. The current car has evolved through 4 generations of change and as much as it hurts to admit it, it's not a smart move. I just gave one away.
Depending on who and what tehy are racing at your track... Best advice I can give is to align yourself with others at the track.
In order of ascending cost:
Capricorn LAB C02
MTX4R is hard to beat in terms of price and quality at this point in time, though it's superseded by the new MTX5 but in no way a poor quality car.