RC drift cars are immensely popular and it has an extraordinary craze among the RC enthusiasts, especially since it is a spectacular site for the audience to see the cars swing on the track generating amazing loops. Drifting is indeed a crowd pleaser and basically an art of making the entire car go sideways without losing control. This amazing driving skill has made the RC Drift Car one of the most popular cars in the RC world
Basically the drifting technique these days is being utilized both as a RC driving trick while racing the cars and also for providing showmanship while racing. Drifting allows racers to come out of turns with greater acceleration. If timed perfectly, a drifting technique can indeed facilitate the RC driver with a great advantage over other cars in a race. From its functionality point of view the drifting involves maintaining consistent speed through the arc and coming out of the corner at an amazing speed.
All those who have been into the hobby of RC cars must be aware that they are modelled after real life cars. These cars are basically the scaled down versions of the original cars. Many of the newcomers in this area will be surprised to hear that the similarity goes to a great extent not only on the matters related to its look and feel but also the mechanisms related to the cars.
The RC drifting skill surely depends on the driver’s expertise but it also to a great extent depends on a good RC car for drifting. While buying a RC drift car you need to keep the following important factors into consideration:
First of all the four wheel drive or all wheel drive is best suited for drifting. So select a RC car that has four wheel drive.
Weight of the car is also an important factor; a light weight car is needed for drifting manoeuvres. The chassis should have high stiffness for better results.
Smooth tires are really essential for drifting purpose and along with it the condition of the transmission system is critical to the performance of any RC car.