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Looking for the very best electric on road cars!!!!

Old 02-21-2015, 01:19 AM
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So I've been building a few off road vehicles of different scales and I really want to get a crazy on road car. What are some of the very best electric on road rc's available these days? I know a big part of it is personal preference, so I'm really looking for a list of the best each company has to offer so I can decide. Let's say money isn't an issue, I don't want anything huge 1/8th would be the biggest I'd want to go. I've looked at the X-Ray T4, Schumacher Mi5, Associated TC6.2, Tamiya TB EVO.6, and the HPI TCXX. I'm sure there are others that are really really nice out there that I've missed. I'd love to start racing at some point but I'm also looking to make something that goes insanely fast. I know those two don't always necessarily go hand in hand. So maybe I'll need two, is there a certain style of car that's better suited for sheer speed? I definitely want one that handles great as well, for drifting and track racing. Hopefully you guys can put me on to a bigger list of flagship on road kits by the top manufacturers.
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Which manufacture doesnt really matter if you dont have the skill or know how on how to set up the car and drive. I suggest you not to stress over any exotic brands which you can only get from the other side of the world (even if its 0.1 second faster then anything else) and focus on whats available to you locally.
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You can also look at Yokomo BD7 15 edition, tamiya TRF419, VBC Wildfire D07, ARC, Associated TC6.2, Serpent, HPI/HB Pro 5.
They are all good and can be very fast with the right motor/ESC combo.
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i can't believe there are so many different ways to ask the same question!
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Originally Posted by disaster999 View Post
Which manufacture doesnt really matter if you dont have the skill or know how on how to set up the car and drive. I suggest you not to stress over any exotic brands which you can only get from the other side of the world (even if its 0.1 second faster then anything else) and focus on whats available to you locally.
Great advise. Setup is everything.





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i can't believe there are so many different ways to ask the same question!
LMAO. This is so true. However, the original poster is curious to know. Take into consideration he is new on the forums. None the less, made me laugh.
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Awesomatix....The most expensive, over designed and coolest looking chassis on the market, Period.
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If you are looking to race in a touring car based class then all the post above are great advice. If you want to drift you can do that with a touring car, but most guys who do both have a separate car for drifting. The setup is so different from racing that it is just easier to have a separate car. I would suggest a drift chassis from MST or Yokomo. (You did say that price was no object.)
For insane speed runs you will probably need to build a custom or heavily modified rig. Just Google Nic Case Speed Run and have a look at that.
So I would say you need three cars not two.
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Tamiya TT-01.
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So I've been building a few off road vehicles of different scales and I really want to get a crazy on road car. What are some of the very best electric on road rc's available these days? I know a big part of it is personal preference, so I'm really looking for a list of the best each company has to offer so I can decide. Let's say money isn't an issue, I don't want anything huge 1/8th would be the biggest I'd want to go. I've looked at the X-Ray T4, Schumacher Mi5, Associated TC6.2, Tamiya TB EVO.6, and the HPI TCXX. I'm sure there are others that are really really nice out there that I've missed. I'd love to start racing at some point but I'm also looking to make something that goes insanely fast. I know those two don't always necessarily go hand in hand. So maybe I'll need two, is there a certain style of car that's better suited for sheer speed? I definitely want one that handles great as well, for drifting and track racing. Hopefully you guys can put me on to a bigger list of flagship on road kits by the top manufacturers.
You want something insanely fast? Just pick something and get creative!
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Awesomatix....The most over priced, over designed and coolest looking chassis on the market that hasn't won any big races, Period.
Fixed it.
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Tamiya TT-01.
+5000!
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I really like my WR8. Plenty fast on 3s and durable as heck. Plus, if you're willing, you can get some off-road tires, tune the suspension, and take it where other cars cannot go.

I have a 4000kV motor in mine, and I get close to 50MPH, which is insane. It has enough torque to drift like crazy, even with sticky tires.

Just my two cents.
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Tamiya TT-01.
Don't forget the mechanical speed controller, silver can motor, and am stick radio.
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