22 December 2017
Feature

Toyota has created a real-life version of a Tamiya’s famous Bruiser radio-controlled car - so for Autocar’s Christmas special we brought the two mighty machines together. In a quarry.

Which is best at drifting, jumping and hillclimbing: the full-size Arctic Trucks-adapted Hilux, or its R/C forebear? Editor-at-large Matt Prior and our resident road test elf Alan Taylor-Jones put them through their paces to find out in this highly scientific video test.

You can find all of Autocar's videos (not all of which feature R/C cars...) on our Youtube channel.

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