Guide to the hobby of radio control rc trucks.

Exciting RC Trucks - Electric and Nitro Powered!

This page is an introduction to electric and gas powered nitro rc trucks. You will learn all about cheap electric rc trucks and the fast gas powered nitro rc monster trucks.

There are plenty of types to choose from. There are 1/10 scale stadium off-road trucks which are 2 wheel drive electric or nitro powered. Then there are the popular 1/8 scale nitro monster trucks that are 4 wheel drive, 2 speed transmission monster machines!

Fun With Electric and Nitro Power

Start having fun with cheap electric rc trucks. These are cheaper and easier to get into as compared to gas trucks. Basic equipment is the car kit, the radio control system, an electric motor, a speed controller, and a 7.2 volt battery pack. Very similar to electric rc cars, except for the oversized tires, big shock absorbers, and truck bodies.

Picture of Traxxas Rustler electric rc truck.
Picture of the Traxxas Rustler - Electric Truck Kit

Popular models are the Associated RC10T3 and the Traxxas Rustler. Both come in ready to run kits that are perfect for beginners. You can jump ramps, play in bmx dirt tracks, or simply race with friends in your backyard.

Experienced modelers would soon look for more excitement, and that is what fast nitro rc trucks are all about. The realistic sound of the 2-stroke engine, the smell of nitro, automatic two-speed transmissions, and speeds over 50 miles per hour makes nitro rc cars so popular.

Photo of the monster nitro rc truck, the HPI Savage 21.
Picture of the HPI Nitro Savage 21 Monster Truck

Popular rc monster trucks are the HPI Savage 21, Tamiya Terra Crusher, and the Traxxas T-Maxx 2.5. These gas powered beasts are capable of reaching 35 to 40+ miles per hour. Buy one today!

Where To Buy?

You can conveniently buy rc trucks for sale at a recommended online hobby shop. Buying online is the fast, safe, easy, and convenient way to buy an rc truck. Best of all, your order is delivery straight to your door.

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