The best gift for teenageboys would be the 1/10 scale electric or nitro powered radio controlstadium truck. Out of the box, these radio control stadium trucks canreach speeds of 25 - 30 miles per hour.
The best gift for Dad orhusband would be a 1/8 scale gas powered radio controlled monstertruck. The best models are the HPI Savage 25, the Associated MonsterGT, and the Traxxas T-Maxx. Keep in mind, these radio controlledmonster trucks go over 40+ real miles per hour!
The newest craze in thehobby seems to be the 1/18 radio controlled trucks. First there was the1/18 Losi Mini-T, and now Tamiya has joined the fun with the TamiyaTLT-1 Rock Buster radio control truck.
The Nikko: Mega Machine Radio Control Monster Truck may drain batteries quick, but my young son enjoys the rumbling sounds, and it's easy to operate.