Redcat Racing Electric Volcano EPX RC Car

Last updated: September 27, 2022

Redcat Racing's Electric Volcano has a scratch-resistant polycarbonate body, but the beauty is more than skin deep. Waterproof electronics make this a perfect truck for down-and-dirty off road racing. Oil-filled aluminum shocks give it a stable ride.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: This durable Redcat Racing Electric Volcano EPX Truck is capable of handling rough rides and coming into contact with water.

In our analysis of 31 expert reviews, the Redcat Racing Electric Volcano EPX RC Car placed 7th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Electric Brushed 27T 540 Motor, Four Wheel Drive, High Torque Servo Polycarbonate Body, Aluminum Capped Oil Filled Shocks Transmission Forward and Reverse. 7.2v 2000mAh NiMh and Charger Included 2.4GHz Radio Included. Radio requires 8 AA Batteries (Not Included). Now includes Waterproof Electronics! (ESC, Servo, Receiver)

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

The shocks are filled with aluminum capped oil and furthermore, the body is made from polycarbonate material for high durability.
The Hobbywing ESC is waterproof which allows you to race the car in mud and in rain. It comes equipped with overheat and overvoltage protection.
The body has been meticulously designed and comes with aluminium capped oil filled shocks.
The Volcano is a 1/10 scale RC truck that easily bashes through varying terrains that leaves many other RC’s struggling and it’s ready to run right out of the box.
The ESC, Receiver and Servo’s are waterproof and great for rainy days, or fun in the mud.
Powerful 540 motor, the Redcat Racing Electric Volcano EPX is one of the best-selling RC monster trucks under 200 dollars
The polycarbonate body is flexible and resistant to scratches, shocks, and dirt. These features are more than necessary when we’re discussing the body of a racing truck that is bound to reach a puddle or two. Especially for this scenario, the guys at the Redcat Racing made all the electronics (servo, ESC, and receiver) waterproof.

What reviewers didn't like

Low battery life of about 10-15 minutes but high charging time up to 3 hours.
There is no provision for the charger for remote.
The run time may seem a little short.
The charged gives you only about 10 minutes ride time, and time to charge with the included charger takes about 6-8 hours.
Thin plastic body
Battery charging time is too long.
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