Red Racer

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A GPS controller autonomous vehicle.

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Specifications & Techniques used:

  • Car modification (Retro fitting), XMaxx R/c car, Soldering, Wiring, Assembly, 3D printing.
  • Pixhawk 2.4.1, Mission Planner
  • Nvidia Nano, Linux.
  • OpenCV for Cuda.
  • PID tuning.

Lessons Learnt:

  • Good commenting and documentation is necessary.
  • Front end user control is necessary
  • Communication failsafe’s are very important.


An offroad autonomous vehicle.

Present Capabilities

GPS controlled via Mission Planner.

Future Capabilities

The Red Racer has reached it’s mechanical limits. Maxxy has replaced the Red Racer.


Pixhawk 2.4.1, Mission Planner

Losi r/c car.

Build Instructions & Githubs

Specific Tutorials

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