When you hear of Model Petrol Remote Control Cars you may get the wrong idea of what they are. They aren't all tiny small cars which are given for Christmas, but large 1/5th Scale remote control cars such as Petrol Buggies which uses actual Petrol from a petrol station with a mixture of Stoke Oil which means they can be very cheap to run.
Alternatively you can get Nitro Cars, which use a fuel you need to buy from Model Shops and a bit more expensive than Petrol. You also get the Electric remote control cars which we all grow up with and get given to us as a present from our parents at birthdays or Christmas.
There is a great amount of fun to be had with any remote control cars but the people who grow to love them even more are able to fix and service their Model Petrol Remote Control Cars with any part they need available to buy from the Model Shops as well as many forums on the internet which specialise in this Niche Hobby.
Cars can range from small entry levels cars from £80 or so, to the large Petrol Remote Control Cars which costs around £300. With the popularity of this hobby, prices have fallen over the last few years but still remains a subject where there is so much to learn it can be baffling.
Inside of these remote control cars, you will find many car parts you find in a normal sized road car such as a carburettor, gearbox and shocks.
As well as Petrol remote control cars, you can also get a range of other types of vehicles. These include Remote Control helicopters, Remote Control Planes, Remote Control Boats, RC Tanks and general Remote Control Cars toys such as robots.
Many of the other vehicles also include modifications which given them more of a realistic approach. For example, there are many fibreglass RC Boats which suck in water which passes over the engine and is pushed out the back which is used to cool the heat. This water coming out of the rear of the boat gives a very realistic effect.
Please do remember the safety aspects of all remote control vehicles. Cars are not as bad as people can hear them, but with planes and the speed they go people may not see or hear them until they are close by and a out of control plane could be very dangerous if it hits someone. The same goes for remote control boats and especially children near water. Make sure you keep a close eye on children as a RC Boat is a very fascinating thing to them. These petrol and nitro cars are for enjoyment so do enjoy them but be careful to.