Radio Controlled 1951 Volkswagen Beetle 1:10 Scale

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Product overview

• Up to 20 minutes run time from a full charge
• 27MHz frequency, with three sub-frequencies to allow multiple cars to race each other
• Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use (fair weather permitting)
• Includes 6V 700mAh Ni-MH rechargeable battery and battery charger
• Also includes 2 x AA batteries for the remote - ready to run straight out of the box
• 1:10 scale size - measures 44 x 17.5 15cm (L x W x H)
• Suitable for ages 8+

Go retro with this fabulous "Vee Dub" from the roaring 50's. Featuring accurate replica alloys and tinted windows, this is the surf enthusiast's ultimate vehicle. Finished in a cool aqua blue green with white lower door panels and surf shop decals, this VW makes a fantastic gift for young and old alike. Everything required is included in the box, meaning you're ready to start driving straight away. The car can run at speeds of up to 9mph, making it suitable for novice to intermediate radio control enthusiasts.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beetle is so Kool The beetle is a right beast does a wheelspin and skid turns well worth it cnt find no fault at all
Date published: 2015-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good price Bought for my son at Xmas. We were really pleased with the car at first, fast car for the size and easily controlled by my 5yr old, but after 2 hrs use the motor packed in, we did manage to get a replacement so hopefully this lasts longer
Date published: 2017-01-02
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Weight 920 g
Type Street
Scale 1:10
Length 44 cm
Width 17.5 cm
Height 15 cm
Drivetrain RWD
Motor Type Brushed
Max Speed 9 mph
Radio Frequncy/Band 27 MHz (tri-band)
Capacity 700 mAh
Voltage 6 V
Battery Type Ni-MH rechargeable
Max Run Time 20 minutes
Recharge Time 1½ hours

Do you ship to the USA?

Asked by: Jason
Unfortuently not.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-06-21

Hi, we now have two of these to race but how do you change the frequency so they are separate? Many thanks

Asked by: Alan
Unfortunately, this item is out of stock this should be shown in the manual if not please take it into a store so this can be demonstrated.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-02

I have bought this volkswagen beetle but have damaged my radio control unit and battery compartment cover (lid) on the car . Can can i purchase new ones and from where?

Asked by: sarj
Unfortunately we do not have spare parts for this item . You could try the Manufactures of the product.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-07-24
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