If you had a remote control car when you were little, it might be time to revisit your childhood. Today, the best RC drift cars are fun for the whole family. There are so many available, you might not know where to start. We researched the best-selling, most raved about items and put together this review to help you find the right one for you. First, let’s take a look at some of the key things to know.
Scale: There are a few different options available. The largest scale we included is 1:10 and the smallest is 1:24. That’s a pretty big range but they’re all very realistic looking and a lot of fun to drive.
Size: These are the basic dimensions of the car but they’re directly related to the scale. The smaller the scale, the smaller the dimensions. This gives you an idea of the size if you’re not exactly sure what the scale entails.
Color: Some of these cars are multicolored while there are a few that come in a few different color options. There’s a lot of options to choose from. We even found one that comes with 2 different bodies that you can switch between.
Rechargeable Battery: The large models have a rechargeable battery that’s usually compatible with a simple USB cord. Small-scale cars usually rely on AAA batteries so be sure to stock up. You’ll also need batteries for all of the remote controls.
Pieces: This includes the car and the remote as well as any extras, like spare sets of tires, extra bodies, spare battery packs, and chargers. Some of these items are pretty basic while others include some nice bonuses.
Radio System: This tells you the frequency of the radio system the controller uses to communicate with the car itself. Most of these items use 2.4GHz but there are a few that are 27MHz as well.
Now that you know what to look for, hopefully, you’re no longer wondering, how do I pick the best RC car? Let’s move onto our top picks so you can find the one that’s right for you. Our top and budget picks are right at the top of the list so you can get a good idea of the range that’s available even if you’re in hurry. Stick around if you can, all of these cars are super fun to drive. Alright, let’s go!
Article last updated on:
June 4, 2019