Take Things Off-road With Our RC Rock Crawlers.
Stray from the tarmac whenever it takes your fancy and test your RC driving skills with AT Model’s extensive collection of rock crawlers. These high-quality RC cars are adept at tackling all types of terrains, meaning there are no muddy hills, boulder-filled paths or fields you can’t power your way through.
Thanks to the wealth of choice available in our stock, you’ll also find rock crawlers that cater to all budgets and experience levels, whether a manageable 1:24 scale, ready-to-run offroader or our top-of-the-line, large-scale RC rock crawlers up to 1:6.
As with all RC models from AT Models, you’re safe in the knowledge that you’re investing in only the highest performing, top quality, dependable products chosen for you by our team of passionate hobbyists and experts.
Built for the Rough and Tumble Life
Our RC rock crawlers laugh in the face of obstacles. They'll easily crawl, climb, and grip their way over the roughest terrains. Forget a relaxing Sunday drive - with a rock crawler from our collection. You'll feel the thrill and adrenaline of extreme off-roading every time you hit the throttle.
These RC crawlers are engineered to withstand off-road driving punishment that would break lesser vehicles. They can take tumbles, rolls, and crashes in stride with reinforced chassis and impact-absorbing bodies. The rugged construction and waterproof electronics ensure they'll keep chugging even when covered in mud and soaked in streams.
Large, Grippy Tires
Outfitted with grippy, lug-style tires much larger than standard RC cars, rock crawlers find traction on rocky surfaces. The deep-treaded tires and soft rubber compounds conform to uneven terrain and grab hold tenaciously.
Unlike speed-demon RC cars designed to go fast like ouron-road Nitro RC cars, rock crawlers are built for torque and traction rather than swiftness. With rock crawlers, slowly picking your way through challenging terrain and overcoming obstacles takes precedence over speed runs and racing other drivers. Slow speed, stability and precision control allow them to conquer those technical obstacles.
Four-Wheel Drive (4WD)
While entry-level models may have rear-wheel drive, most advanced RC rock crawlers utilise 4WD capabilities. With power delivered to all four wheels simultaneously, 4WD systems provide optimal traction and torque transfer for climbing over rugged terrain.
The precisely controlled delivery of power to the front and rear axles allows a 4WD rock crawler to find grip on loose surfaces like gravel and sand. 4WD also prevents the crawler from getting stuck when one or more wheels lose traction on an obstacle.
RC Rock Crawling as a Hobby
Challenge and Excitement of Driving
The challenge and excitement of spotting a technical rock formation and strategising the best driving line bring out one's problem-solving skills.
With practice behind the transmitter, you'll gain the finesse to expertly feather the throttle and pick optimal lines mastering those rocky sections as you develop solid command over your rig.
Customising and Modifying
Part of the fun with RC rock crawlers is customising them to match your driving style and the trails you tackle. Getting hands-on withrepairs and upgrades builds valuable mechanical experience. Maintaining your crawler yourself and customising it to match your driving style keeps the hobby engaging, fresh and exciting.
For those who enjoy a challenge, RC rock crawling competitions let you test your skills against fellow drivers on technical courses. Or simply join other crawling enthusiasts on group trail drives. Sharing experiences and tricks with friends while spotting them on tough obstacles builds camaraderie.
Where to Use RC Rock Crawlers
Rocky Terrain and Hills
RC rock crawlers are right at home on rocky terrain and steep hills. The rocky surfaces of quarries also make an ideal crawling spot.
Dirt Trails, Mud, and Streams
Have a ton of crawling fun as you navigate the ruts and mud holes of your local dirt trails. Their waterproof electronics allow crawlers to plough through mud bogs and splash through puddles without issues. Just rinse off the dirt after a muddy run.
Obstacle Courses and Rock Piles
Construct your obstacle course from plywood ramps, cinder blocks, and loose rocks to test your driving skills for the ultimate challenge. A rock garden also makes a perfect practice spot. Getting creative with obstacles is part of the fun.
Wherever your adventures take you - from local parks and wilderness areas to your own garden - an RC rock crawler opens up a world of off-road excitement. Just grab your crawler and go!
Align-Trex offers an exciting range of RC rock crawlers ready for off-road adventure. Experience the thrill of extreme RC crawling at its best.
Browse our full range of rock crawler models today. Our team of experts is happy to help with any questions about our crawlers. Just contact us for friendly advice.