RC Cars and Trucks

1/8 Scale R/C E-Buggy

The growing racing class in off-road is the 1/8 electric powered buggies. Bigger than 1/10 4wd buggy, the e-buggies are faster, jumps higher and more durable.

1/8 RC E-Buggy

Photo of 1/8 electric rc buggies on the starting grid.

Popular are the  Losi 8IGHT-E 2.0, Caster Fusion Pro, Hot Bodies VE8, Associated RC8E, HPI Vorza, Kyosho Inferno VE, Hongnor X2e and Hyper 9e. Powered by big 2000KV - 2200KV brushless motors, jumps are taken with ease and speed of around 35mph with 7.4v LIPO packs. Runtimes of 8 minutes are normal.

Below is a side by side technical and price comparison of ready to run and almost ready to run e-buggies. Kyosho Inferno VE versus HPI Vorza versus Losi 8IGHT-E 2.0.

E-Buggy RTR Comparison

There are also kit version, wherein you have the freedom to supply your own radio controller, steering servo, battery packs, esc and brushless motor. Basically the kit versions are mostly the chassis minus electronics needed to run.

Below is a side by side comparison of 1/8 electric powered off-road buggy kits. Caster Fusion Pro vs. Hot Bodies VE8 vs. Associated RC8E.

R/C E-Buggies Kit Comparison

Online R/C Hobby Shops
Where you can buy 1/8 e-buggy kits, batteries and accessories online.

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