Stampede 4x4 and slash 4x4 can take a beating, the first part the break on my slash 4x4 was the esc lol. I suggest the 1/16 e revo or the stampede 4x4 those are the most badger oriented cars.
Merv isn't a mt really but it's stupid fast and can take a beating. If ur into the minis wait until the savage xs comes out read the reviews and then decide.
But if ur impacient like me I suggest the merv