As we noted in another article here, it can reach 100 mph (160 kph) in just five seconds so we can easily call it the supercar of all RC cars. And the Traxxas XO-1 has a body kit that’s been aerodynamically optimized for extra stability and downforce at higher speeds.
What does RC stand for in RC car?
The term “RC” has been used to mean both “remote controlled” and “radio controlled”. “remote controlled” includes vehicles that are controlled by radio waves, infrared waves or a physical wire connection, but the latter term is now obsolete.
What was the first nitro rc car?
By The RC Community. The Early Years of RC Cars As early as 1971 companies such as Heathkit offer RC car kits and electronics components. 1971 Team Associated, known then as Associated, debuts its first vehicle, the RC1 which is an 1/8-scale nitro-powered on-road pan car.
What was the first Traxxas RC car?
In 1992, its first RTR nitro model, the Nitro Hawk, was released, followed by an RTR nitro boat, the Nitro Vee, four years later. In 1999, Traxxas released its first full sized monster truck model, the T-Maxx.