The Redcat Racing Shockwave Nitro Buggy and the HSP 1/10 94166 Off-road Buggy Backwach Nitro Gas Powered 4WD RTR Remote Control Car are two of the least expensive gas-powered remote control cars. These two remote control cars cost less than $240 on Amazon.com, as of 2016.
The Redcat Racing Shockwave Nitro Buggy costs $177.36. It has a nitro 2.67cc Vertex engine, aluminum capped shocks, composite disc brakes, a 75cc-capacity fuel tank and a 2.4GHz radio.
The HSP 1/10 94166 Off-road Buggy Backwach Nitro Gas Powered 4WD RTR Remote Control Car has a large leak-proof fuel tank with overflow pipe and spring load fill cover for fast refilling, oil-filled shock springs, a high-flow dual foam element air filter and a disc brake system. It costs $230.94.