As of November 2015, the 1/5 Redcat Racing Rampage XB Gas Buggy is Myrctopia's choice for best gas-powered RC car. The 1/5 Losi Desert Buggy XL 4WD Buggy RTR is well reviewed by customers of Horizon Hobby.
The Rampage XB has metal gears and plenty of power. The Rampage XB has a 30-cubic-centimeter size engine while the Desert Buggy has a 23-cubic-centimeter size engine. From 19 customer reviews, the Desert Buggy has a rating of four out of five stars, with 14 out of the 19 recommending the product. The Rampage XB and Desert Buggy have retail prices of about $680 and $1,000, respectively.