Kyosho Lazer ZX5 1/10 Electric 4WD Buggy

Kyosho Lazer ZX5 – Videos, Pictures and Review

The Kyosho Lazer ZX5 was designed to win.  Period.   At 1/10th scale, this buggy has has been re-designed with symmetry in mind.  Unlike older Lazer models, the ZX5 has a center shaft drive so that the front and rear axles are more balanced.  In addition to that, the motor has been mounted on the rear of the vehicle – making for a more efficient weight distribution.  All the in turn offers a smoother ride and better performance on the track.

Check Out This Video Of The Kyosho Lazer ZX5 In Action!

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Features And Functionalities Of The Kyosho Lazer ZX5


  • Designed for racing
  • Power is effectively transferred through the use of the slipper clutch as to not overload the drive train.
  • New shocks (twin-cap Pro) offers better handling on rougher terrains.
  • Comes with rear stabilizer
  • Symmetrically designed as to transfer weight proportionally, keeping the wheels on the ground and the speed to the max.
  • All new 4-wheel double-wishbone suspension offers greater adjustment for users.
  • The layout of the chassis offers either the use of a battery pack, or loose cells.
  • Designed so that the user can either install a standard ball or one-way differential, or a spool set up (3 different ways). This offers five customizable settings for the drivers preference.
  • High precision universal swing shaft on front
  • Comes with rear sway bar.
  • Not as stiff as other buggies


  • Better for more seasoned off-road racers, as adjustability will be confusing for first time users.
  • The buggy is prone to small breakages here and there, so the wear and tear factor is not as great as other buggies.
  • Requires thick oil, rather than the light oil that comes with it.


All in all, the Kyosho Lazer ZX5 gets a 4.6/5. It’s a great 4WD buggy, and has many new improvements to keep up-to-date with industry competitiveness. Not recommended for first time buyers. If you’re a seasoned RC vet, this is a ‘must have’ to your collection of great RC cars & trucks.

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