The Popularity of Petrol RC Cars

With so many rules and regulations governing today’s road users it means driving Petrol RC Cars from SimplyRC, is not hardly as much fun as you would like it to be. Anyone with a really fast high powered vehicle finds that there is nowhere where they can test it for speed without being pulled over by the long arm of the law. This is just one of the reasons why there is such a tremendous amount of interest in remote controlled cars from both adults and children alike. Everyone gets a sense of the actuality of driving.


Radio controlled cars, sometimes referred to as Simplyrc’s Petrol RC cars, have worldwide popularity with an evolution that has increased tremendously during recent years. They are available in all sizes and shapes from large mock 4 wheel drive units which can travel over virtually any terrain right down to very small racing cars. In today’s modern world with its reliable wireless technology more fun can be had with these cars than ever before.

Remote controlled cars are usually battery operated although the type of battery used is a distance from those found in your standard torch for example. The batteries used are extremely high powered and are rechargeable so that you will save yourself some money. Additionally they are far more environmentally friendly than the standard battery referred to above. Some cars will be fueled using nitro fuel but this can prove dangerous because of its power so should you be sharing your hobby with the children you should stay with the battery operated models.

As some enthusiasts may remember the advent of the remote controlled cars had the cars driven with the aid of a hand held remote control and the vehicle simply ran at the end of a cord. Today, wireless technology enables the driver to drive a good distance away from them with no tether whatsoever. With the battery tucked away inside the car the user controls all the movements.

Remote control cars and vehicles can be easily purchased on the internet although many high streets have very professional hobby outlets where you can of course see the actual model ‘face to face’.

Some enthusiasts prefer to build their own models either from a kit or by buying all the various parts and building there own vehicle. This is not something that everyone can manage but for those who are able it can be very rewarding.

The remote control car hobby is ideal for the whole family with everyone getting involved with building and driving. This hobby is ideal with fun for all concerned and quality time being spent together.

Our Condor Self Build Nitro RC Buggy Review

If you have come to this page in looking for a rc nitro buggy then you may well have heard of the range of unbuilt nitro rc cars and buggies available such as this Condor self build rc buggy.

Condor Nitro RC Buggy

The demand for these designs has grown tremendously over the last few years, with many people wanting to learn not just how to put their model’s together but how they work at the same time.

Building a model is so much fun, it feels like modern day lego or lego for older children and adults. Great value for money and something you can enjoy for a long time once your rc model has been assembled and up and running.

Here’s Nitrotek’s Review which is well worth watching –

Nitrotek, Modelsport and many other companies in the UK now have a large stock of these unbuilt remote controlled cars and buggies, so forget that Lego or Mechano and why not introduce your children to one of these instead?

The hours of fun to be had is huge, the enjoyment of putting them together and racing around your garden or local area, means these kits sell out fast to. The price you pay for a self build rc nitro or electric kit is now so low, they can be given as a present for birthdays, Christimas or just as a out of the blue present for your children or friend.

As we already mentioned, they are a great way to learn how not just cars work but how the different parts of a vehicle interact with each other be it an electric rc car or nitro buggy.

Self Build RC Petrol and Nitro kits are now becoming popualar in schools to where children are taught the basics of mechanics and engineering. There are very few industries where you will find this kind of learning so the market has great potential in helping kids learn how cars, trucks and buggies all work as inside they are all very simular.

Many other kits on the market just include the basics but the kits sold at Nitrotek, Modelsport and the other RC Retail leaders include much much more. They provide everything you need to get up and running, build your rc model and become more than just a intermediate hobbyist very quickly.

For example the Self build condor nitro rc buggy comes with the SH .18 engine, radio equipment in the pistol variety as well as grease and oil to lubricate parts.

Along with a superb instruction manual thats easy to follow, the kit in itself is worth its price twice over. Each kit such as a the Condor RC Buggy takes on average between 8-12 to assemble and recommended by the manufactuere for children over the age of 14.

As mentioned, this RC Kit comes with high quality instruction manual. Each part has a 3D image, with easy to follow instructions, diagrams and descriptions of what to do next.

The manual is written in English and not translated from another langusage so no translation errors. Each stage has the parts you need, which part connects to what and what screws, glue or grease is required each time.

Inside the box you have the car chassis, body, several bags or parts and screws and a handy toolkit. The Condor itself in this kit has a strong alloy chassis, front and rear differentials, oil filled shock absorbers and a shaft driven 4WD system. A self build off road buggy that rocks.

The Condor Buggy itself is powered by a Taiwan SH size 18 engine thats extreamly powered but can also be upgraded with many hop ups such as a two speed gearbox, that you can buy from your RC Retailer again such as Modelsport, Nitrotek and so forth.

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