Available in two versions Monster Truck or Truck
This is a high spec model that not only is high quality and pro built but is also highly upgradeable. This model is not to be confused with the entry level RC cars, this is a proper RC hobby racing machine! These models are kitted out with 2.4Ghz wheel type controllers. Fitted with Aluminium centre drive shaft, high spec waterproof electronic speed control, aluminium capped oil filled shocks, performance differentials, aluminium radio tray and much more, the Bug Crusher is in a league of its own.
As standard the Bug Crusher comes with a high precision 540 motor, waterproof speed controller and 7.2V 1800mah Tamiya type battery pack. This setup gives more than enough power and speed for any serious racer but if you are the kind of person that likes to take things to the extreme then you can upgrade your model with a brushless kit. With the brushless motor, ESC and Li-po battery the truck will go ridiculously quick and will take some real skill to control. These upgrades are available as optional extras at the top of this page, if you add these to your basket please note they will not come fitted so you will need to fit yourself. The upgrade kit contains 1 x high power brushless motor, 1 x brushless ESC, 1 x 11.1V 2200mah LiPo battery and 1 x LiPo battery charger.
1:10th SCALE MODEL
This 1:10th scale truck measures in at 400mm x 300mm x 160mm (length, width, height)
WATERPROOF SERVO, ESC & RECEIVER
This model has a waterproof servo, ESC and receiver to help protect the model if you hit a puddle or are racing on a wet track.
POWERFUL RC540 MOTOR WITH ANODIZED ALUMINIUM HEAT SINK
A fast RC540 motor with aluminium heat sink to keep it cool and operating at its peak. The motor is connected to an electronic speed control that gives full proportional speed both in forward and reverse.
OIL FILLED SHOCKS
The angle of the aluminium capped shocks can be adjusted to suit your driving preference and terrain. They are mounted using ball joints to give a little flexibility. Each wheel has two shocks to give the extra suspension needed on a monster truck.
ALUMINIUM CENTRAL DRIVE SHAFT
This model comes with a strong aluminium central drive shaft that transfers the power from the rear to the front for the 4WD system.
Specially treaded tyres give lots of grip off road and good speed on road.
4 WHEEL DRIVE WITH DIFFERENTIALS
This model has a 4 wheel drive system for better performance off road and also improved grip when cornering. The truck also features working front and rear differentials that further greatly improve handling and performance.
ALL NEW 2.4GHz RADIO TRANSMITTER
All new 2.4GHz radio technology is used. This is more reliable than the old FM equipment and allows mulitiple RC cars to be used in the same area without interference.
SPRING LOADED FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS
This model comes fitted with spring loaded front and back bumpers that can help to avoid damage in the event of a crash.
|For Terrain||Off Road|
|Radio Equipment||2.4 GHz|
|Motor / Engine||Brushed|
|Required To Use|
How long should I charge my battery for?
- Posted byon Friday, 11 September 2020
Hi, the charge time will be around 6-8 hours
If we want to buy another battery so you can run the bug crusher for more than 10+ mins, what battery do you recommend and do we need another charger, or the one supplied enough? Is there a discount for ordering two Bug Crushers?
- Posted byon Friday, 6 April 2018
Please search the below part code using the search bar on our site for a spare battery
If you have multiple batteries can you just take like just charge like take 4 of them fully charged up and take it out and swap batteries on site then you would have 40 to 60 minutes play time ,do the batteries just unplug and swap over
- Posted byon Monday, 27 November 2017
If you have multiple fully charged batteries, they can be swapped out from the model very easily to extend use.
How long will the main truck batteries last when running the truck normally
- Posted byon Wednesday, 25 October 2017
On a single charge, the battery will last approx 10-15 mins
Hi there, Does this truck come in any other colours but blue, and how long for Uk mainland delivery please? Ta Andy
- Posted byon Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Unfortunate this Bug Crusher with the unique shell design does not come in an alternative colour.
If ordered before 1pm, we can dispatch the order on the same day and delivery time is 24/48 hours to mainland UK
Hi, I'm looking to purchase the Bug Crusher 2.4G Electric RC Monster Truck - WITH FREE SPARE BATTERY WORTH £14.99! Will this come built and ready to go, as i dont want to build one ? Also are the 8 batteries required for the controller ? cheers
- Posted byon Tuesday, 14 March 2017Hi, Thank you for your question. Yes this is a pre-built model. The 8 batteries are for the transmitter.
Hi, Does the truck come with radio controller or you need to buy it. Is it ready to use out of the box?
- Posted byon Tuesday, 9 August 2016
It comes with everything needed to run the model except for standard AA batteries for the transmitter.
Is this model waterproof or water resistant please?
- Posted byon Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Hi, on this model the manufacturer says the electronics are "waterproof" but I think if you held them under water they would break. It is more like they are water resistant, so if they are splashed in a pudle or something they will be ok.
Hi can you buy the charger separate if so which one would I need to order ?
- Posted byon Monday, 29 February 2016Hi, Thank you for your question, This model is ready to run and therefore a charger is supplied.
How fast would this RC truck go?
- Posted byon Sunday, 17 January 2016
Hi, we don't really like to quote speeds because manufacturers always exagerate and so do our competitors. So if we are honest and quote real speeds and our competitors exagerate then people will buy from the exagerating competitors because they will believe what they say. The best thing is to do a search of the model you are interested in on youtube so you can actually see it going.
Hi, Is a battery charger supplied with this? Thanks Nathen
- Posted byon Thursday, 19 November 2015Hi, Yes, that is correct.
Is speed the only difference between this version and the brushless version? Will this version perform the same off road even with the reduced power compared to the brushless version?
- Posted byon Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Hi, yes the difference is the speed. The performance in terms of suspension etc for off road is the same.
what are the tyres on the bug crusher rc made of.
- Posted byon Tuesday, 11 November 2014The tyres are made of rubber.
What's the scale of this car? (Bug crusher RC)
- Posted byon Wednesday, 3 September 2014This is a 1/10th scale model.
UK DELIVERY INFORMATION
FREE UK NEXT WORKING DAY DELIVERY ON ORDERS OVER £100
When you place your order before 2pm, Monday - Friday it will be posted the same day with a next day delivery courier. Spare parts are sent by Royal Mail, small models by Parcelforce and large bulky items by UPS. Guernsey and Jersey will take an extra day. Delivery times exclude weekends. For example if you order after 2pm on Friday it will be posted on Monday and delivered on Tuesday. If you ordered after 2pm on Thursday it would be posted on Friday and delivered on Monday.
SPARE PARTS ORDERS UNDER £100
Spare parts orders under £100 will be sent by Royal Mail or Parcelforce 24 depending on the size of the package. The price is between £3.99 and £9.99 depending on the number of parts.
MODEL ORDERS UNDER £100
The price is £5.99 for next working day delivery. When you place your order before 2pm, Monday - Friday it will be posted the same day with a next day delivery courier. Guernsey and Jersey will take an extra day. Delivery times exclude weekends. For example if you order after 2pm on Friday it will be posted on Monday and delivered on Tuesday. If you ordered after 2pm on Thursday it would be posted on Friday and delivered on Monday.
HUBBOX CLICK & COLLECT
You can choose to have your order delivered to your local HubBox click and collect point and then collect it from there at your own convenience. There is no additional charge for this service. The service is not available for very large items such as quad bikes and ebikes.
SAME DAY CLICK & COLLECT FROM OUR WAREHOUSE
You can choose to collect your order from our warehouse in Marple, Stockport the same day. We are open Mon - Fri from 10am until 6pm. Payments must be made using a 3D secure card or cash. If you pay by Paypal please be sure to bring a driver's license or passport as proof of ID.
OTHER PREMIUM DELIVERY OPTIONS:
The price is £15.60. You must order before 2pm on Friday to have delivery on the Saturday.
The price is £40.80. You must order before 2pm on Friday to have delivery on the Sunday.
NEXT WORKING DAY BEFORE NOON
The price is £12.00. When you place your order before 2pm, Monday - Friday it will be posted the same day and delivered the next working day before noon. Delivery times exclude weekends. For example if you order after 2pm on Friday it will be posted on Monday and delivered on Tuesday before noon. If you ordered after 2pm on Thursday it would be posted on Friday and delivered on Monday before noon.
NEXT WORKING DAY BEFORE 10:30AM
The price is £18.00. When you place your order before 2pm, Monday - Friday it will be posted the same day and delivered the next working day before 10:30am. Delivery times exclude weekends. For example if you order after 2pm on Friday it will be posted on Monday and delivered on Tuesday before 10:30am. If you ordered after 2pm on Thursday it would be posted on Friday and delivered on Monday before 10:30am.
NEXT WORKING DAY BEFORE 9:00AM
The price is £26.40. When you place your order before 2pm, Monday - Friday it will be posted the same day and delivered the next working day before 9:00am. Delivery times exclude weekends. For example if you order after 2pm on Friday it will be posted on Monday and delivered on Tuesday before 9:00am. If you ordered after 2pm on Thursday it would be posted on Friday and delivered on Monday before 9:00am.
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1 customer reviews
perfect and great funBy sp0149 June 29, 2015
i found this car as my first one was great fun to build but annoying at times I would recommend this cart for more experienced drivers but the plus side is that is highly upgrade able