The most valuable thing a car like this - made from scratch or an inexpensive model - will be experience. You won't be winning any races against some of the more advanced cars and it might not win any beauty contests, but the experience is what you are after in the beginning. Stick to an easy assembled car in the beginning, when you first start this new hobby and you will be ahead of the game when you go to build a nicer custom car. Additionally, building a smaller, more economical model in the beginning will allow you to decide whether this is a hobby you really want to continue with or scrap all together. Remote-control car racing is one of the most exciting hobbies in the world. It is a hobby not dominated by any particular age. It is just not about controlling the car or truck. The hobby is more than that and people spend their time relaxing with this hobby differently. Some love building RC cars and trucks on their own while some love to play 'need for speed 'in real liRemote-control car racing is one of the most exciting hobbies in the world. It is a hobby not dominated by any particular age. It is just not about controlling the car or truck. The hobby is more than that and people spend their time relaxing with this hobby differently. Some love building RC cars and trucks on their own while some love to play 'need for speed 'in real life.