X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Baja 5SC 1:5th Scale R/C Truck Could Eat Your R/C Car for Lunch

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I enjoy remote-controlled cars and trucks as much as the next guy, but I had no idea that you could actually buy ones that are this huge, and drive this fast.

baja_5c_giant_rc_truck_1

Measuring in over 35 inches long, and weighing about 28 pounds, the Baja 5SC R/C truck is 1/5th of the size of an actual off-road truck, and can achieve speeds of 40 mph or more.

baja_5c_giant_rc_truck_2

Just like a real truck, it runs on a gasoline engine, and has a real metal transmission, clutch, suspension system,  and disc brakes. Heck, it’s really like owning a truck that’s been through the shrinker ray.

baja_5c_giant_rc_truck_4

About the only difference between this thing and a real truck is that the Baja 5SC is a 2-wheel-drive vehicle, not a 4WD. Oh, and you can’t fit inside of it.

baja_5c_giant_rc_truck_3

The Baja 5SC can run for as long as 45 minutes on a single fill-up of gas, and is available factory-assembled, or in kit form. You can find out more about it over at HPI Racing. The fully-assembled version will set you back around $1279, while the kit version sells for about $1159, including the engine. I found them over at A Main Hobbies, but HPI lists a number of retailers too.

[Thanks for the tip, Dwayne!]

Deals in The Technabob Shop




More from Awesomer Media...

(Not Another Lame) Fight Song

(Not Another Lame) Fight Song

Breakdancing Record Attempts

Breakdancing Record Attempts

Russians Go Curling with Cars

Russians Go Curling with Cars

Hunziker Driving Shoes: The Best Way to Heel-Toe

Hunziker Driving Shoes: The Best Way to Heel-Toe

Gentle Giant Spider-Man Collectors Gallery 1/8 Scale Statue

Gentle Giant Spider-Man Collectors Gallery 1/8 Scale Statue

Hot Toys Star Wars Death Star Gunner 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Hot Toys Star Wars Death Star Gunner 1/6 Scale Action Figure

Advertisement