that would be a good choice, but did u consider the pulse 4.6?? it might not be as hopped up but it has a much larger engine. personally, i wouldnt even bye a hpi nitro though. theyre unreliable. i dont see anything wrong with getting a traxxas rustler or jato 3.3. plus the jato has a 2speed. ur life will be alot better if u stay away from hpi nitros though. i can promise u that. i had a savage x 4.6, struggled with it for 3 months, sold it for a t maxx 2.5, and have never been happier.