Spring is just around the corner and temperatures are slowly starting to creep over the freezing mark, meaning that outdoor activities are once again becoming a possibility without suffering from hypothermia. And what better way to enjoy some of that fresh spring air than to take your Traxxas RC car out for a rip in the parking lot? If some of you are wondering what to splurge on with your income tax return, consider buying a hobby-class RC car from Traxxas. These things are fast, rugged and tons of fun to play with. If you’re new to the RC car world, some of the terminology may sound like Greek to you, so this guide is designed to give you a quick knowledge brush-up so you know what to buy and why.