We all know the HPI Baja 5B is the daddy of 1:5 scale off-road buggies but a new one weighs in at around £700.

Here we have, at last, a cheaper route to the same thrills with the XRC2.

Check out this video of the XRC2 ripping it up in a public park – no concerns for puddles, long grass, gravel or big yumps here…

The best thing of all is the price – just £289 from Boysstuff.co.uk!

Here’s what you get:

1) Fully assembled
2) Powerful pull start 23cc engine
3) Heavy duty parts (many metal)
4) Differential with built-in gear
5) Fully adjustable oil-filled shocks
6) Vented disc brake system
7) Feature packed CE/ROHS approved controller
8) 18kg/cm heavy duty servo
9) Sealed electronics box for use on wet days
10) Aluminium chassis


  • Scale: 1/5
  • D/W: Rear 2WD system, differential with built-in gears
  • Brakes: Rear New Twin Disc
  • Radius of gyration: 200m
  • Engine: Single cylinder, two stroke, air-cooled, 23cc
  • Torque: 1.7N.m/12000rpm
  • Power: 1.5kw/12000rpm
  • Fuel: Petrol / engine oil (25:1)
  • Fuel tank capacity: 0.52L
  • Start method: pull start
  • Protective bumper
  • 18kg servo
  • Gear protection
  • Muffler pipe
  • Size:LxWxH: 80cm x 46cm x 28.5cm
  • Tire (F): 12cm X 8.5cm
  • Tire (R): 17cm X 8cm
  • Wheelbase (F/R): 5.2cm
  • Tread: 3.4cm(F) / 3.7cm(R)

The buggy comes fully ready to run with radio gear – just add your mix of unleaded petrol and oil and you’re away!

Click here to buy one now

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