This was in the late seventies when I first grabbed my hands on my brand new F1 RC car. This was my first ever introduction with the RC cars and the beginning of the love affair which started from my early childhood to till now as an adult. Some of you may not understand my feelings but those of you who are into this hobby can easily understand the passion, the love and the feelings behind the story.
I even remember the day when I first went to a racing track of RC cars. It is always fun to Remember these true nostalgic feelings. Let me accompany you in this journey of RC car developmental step by step.
This was the UK market which received RC cars in 1960. It took a decade for the RC cars to reach the United States. In the beginning, small firms started to manufacture RC cars in the United States. The most popular manufacturers at that time were Delta, Scorpions, Taurus, and Associated Electrics.
The first-ever remote control car
This was the UK market which was first to receive the RC cars. but you may be surprised to know that the RC car was not invented by any British form the Crown to invented the RC cars is on the head of an Italian company. The name of that company was Elettronica Giocattoli and this was 1966. When they made the first-ever remote control car. It was a Ferrari 250 NF and secondly, it was not an electronically powered car. This will be amazing news for you that the first-ever remote control car made was actually run on gas and not on electric power.
The first company who started its commercial production and offered its product to sale in the market was Mardave. Mardave was a British firm and it was situated in Leicester. By looking at the commercial success of the product other manufactures had started to follow the path of Allah industry leaders at that time these RC cars are known as pan cars.
The Return Of The pioneer
This was 1968 when The pioneer “Elettronica Giocattoli” hit back the market. This time it was a Ferrari Ferrari P4.
The technological development of the 70s
The decade of 1970 to 1980 saw major technological development in the field of RC cars. This is the time when improved quality electric RC cars, nitro RC cars and off-road versions of RC cars were introduced.
Single to Double Piston
In the early days of RC cars, the gasoline engine had a single-piston. In this era double piston was introduced in the engine of the RC cars.
Rc1 and RC 100
This was the first year of this decade when the world witnessed the most popular RC car the RC1 four years later RC 100 joined it. Both of these RC cars were produced by Team Associated. Later Detroit the electronically powered RC cars club in 1978 by introducing RC12E.
Introduction of electric cars
Although my personal favourite is the nitro RC cars, I have no objection in expecting that this RC cars industry and fan following will never be like that if the electronic RC cars were not introduced. This was the same decade when the world witnessed its first RC electric car.
The first-ever electric RC car
Japan has the credit to manufacture the first-ever electric RC car. Tamiya What’s the name of the Japanese company that produced the first-ever electric RC car. This car was made in 1976 and its name was Porsche 934. This was won by a 12 scale card fitted with the motor that motor was powered electronically e the chassis type was a pan. This electronic car model was later Followed by a number of cars. Some of the Popular models were Lamborghini Countach, Ferrari 312T, Toyota Celica and Tyrrell P34.
The First-ever RC off-road car
The first-ever RC road car was like the first-ever Electric car produced by the Japanese company. This was the same company who made the first-ever electric car. Yup, your guess is absolutely correct. It was the same who made the first-ever electric RC car. The Japanese company Tamiya.
These cars have a suspension system that made the bag the tires were specifically designed for these cars and their buggy shaped all these animals allowed them to run on any surface and did I mention that it has powerful motors too. Oh, I forgot these powerful motors were one of the most important elements. How could I miss them? These motors can run the cars on any surface really the powerful ones as compared to other motors available at that time. The offroad models introduced at that time had very interesting names. one model was known as the rough rider and the second model was known as a sand scorcher.
The first RC cars on road gas championship
1979 brings many nutrients in the RC cars. The first one I have already mentioned was the introduction of off-road RC cars. The second one where’s the championships. the first RC cars championship occurred at Geneva. The cars which took part in that race were gasoline RC cars. The first-ever winner of the RC cars was Phil Booth.
The 80s speed and 4 wheel drive technology
the errors of the 80 will always be remembered as the golden period of the RC cars. no doubt that the major reason was the introduction of the developments in the late seventies. Like car off Road car driving and the beginning of the championships of the RC cars.
both of these features of earthen in harvest by the increasing speed of the RC cars. This increasing speed was very well supported by the four-wheel-drive feature of the cars. The cards are now more attention and capable of running even on difficult surfaces because of the powerful motor and the ability to move all four wheels simultaneously. The 1 by 12 world championship started in their 13 is now so popular that every year we see 400 dresses daily joining together to run this race and try to make their mark.
The introduction of hotshot the first four-wheel-drive car
One of the most popular vehicles in the RC car industry. This was really a treat for the RC car lovers. Whatever you can dream at that time and it was present in this masterpiece.
Designs to run on any surface this was a four-wheel-drive car. This was actually a milestone in the history of RC cars. It was just a beginning in the coming days after this many models of four-wheel-drive cars were introduced in the market and was very well received. Fast cars are increasingly produced. The improvements in the RC cars were made rapidly and now they can be as fast as 40 miles per hour.
The first American four-wheel drive RC car
Till now the four-wheel-drive cars are made in Japan and Europe. Some reputed four-wheel-drive car manufacturers were Kyosho, Yokomo were from Japan and Cat from Europe. New name Team Losi started to make its mark in the American market the old American manufacturer Team Associated started to feel the heat of the furious competition given by this new rival.
Deduced new and innovative products in this era the first two-wheel drive car of team Lucy was known as jr – to so they released their first four-wheel driving racing buggy
1 by 10 electric on-road racing cars
4 wheel drive cars and off-road cars were no doubt gaining their reputation and were popular among the RC card lovers in the same Ra one by 10 electric cars gained popularity 2 these lightweight cars were made to run on the road at high speed. These were specifically designed to run on oval-shaped race tracks, their speed exemplary on these tracks.
Pan cars golden era
The pen ka enjoyed their golden era Jain 90s but actually, it started in 1989 the reason was the rivalry between associated lossy and the, therefore, deputed competitors the team associated fightback and introduced RC 10 l Pan cars in the market. This pan car is popular again very soon and makes the high speed record of running at a speed of 57 miles per hour. This high-speed record was made by Encino Velodrome. Nachenge improved on record and drove the vehicle with a speed of 70 miles per hour. The second time the racing track was a bicycle track in the 90s.
Super speed Car Era The 90s
At the end of the year, it is laid down the foundation with then utrithe first sophistication and advancement of technology to help create powerful equipment. This equipment improves performance and increases the speed of the cars too. This is used in sophistication and speed work accompanied by the increase in the prices of the cars in the past too.
The first-ever on-road RC cars world championship
It was 1992 when the first on-road RC cars world chess championship was held in California.
The popularity of RC trucks
the old big monster trucks started to become old-fashioned people have started to move towards the fast-moving racing trucks. this trend started to march in the year of 1993
Size of the RC car
people started to like this small car that the bigger cars show the manufacturer started to produce the small cars
Come back of RC gas cars
if you remember at the beginning of the article we have discussed this that the other first RC car ever made was operated on gas fuel. This gas-operated RC car started to gain their popularity again in the last years of the nineties era.
The 2000 new century nutrients
The RC car industry entered the New century with new trends. These nutrients are ready to run cars. The new generation of RC off-road cars rock crawlers. Mergers and acquisitions in the industry Different RC manufacturers groups combined in the form of mergers and summer sold out and bought by the other RC cars manufacturers of the industry. Team associated with one of the leading RC car manufacturers was bored by the thunder tiger in 2005. The thunder tiger is a firm from Taiwan.
The improvement in radio control technology
Tremendous improvement Karen the radio control technology. the remote-controlled by using the frequency of FM 9 a.m. Navoday started to use gigahertz instead of old technology. This improves the control unit lot.
Racing tracks the new segment Various carbon fractures have introduced the racing tracks. The racing trucks run like the real racing tracks near big in size joint have very good suspension and can run like the real tracks. This has gained increasing popularity among the RC truck players. Hybrid hydrogen cell 2.0 New type of fuel waste or hydrogen was introduced in the market with the name of H Cell 2.0. The list type of fuel has the ability to power the car and can be able to drive the car for a longer distance and with high speed.
Brushless electric motors
Darshika lovers expecting a higher performance from the RC RC cars. Some of the important outputs of technological improvement are the brushless motors that results in more powerful engines and the second one are the lithium-ion batteries. These batteries result in the batteries which can supply the energy to the RC cars for a very very long period of time.
the RC cars are not as synthesizable as they were in the era of 70s and 80s but even then still the people like me and you are in love with these cars. the charm of these cars is as young as energetic at the end of 70s and 80s. So we mainly rightly accept lots of new and amazing things from the fantastic car manufacturers to come in the coming years.