The Backfire: car stats and the best designs

What Is The Backfire In Rocket League?

The Backfire is a playable car type present in Rocket League. This car which was released in July 2015 is a very aesthetically pleasing design. Based on the typical American 50’s muscle car, this vehicle offers a visible engine effect and a stylish grill at the front of the car body.

The inspiration for this model comes from the popular Ford model, the Rat Rod. This car is more desirable when it has a rusty frame and worn textures. Allowing the car to wear its experience as a badge of honor.

Backfire – Car Statistics

Now to help understand how this baby runs in-game. Giving you an idea of the in-game statistics that will make this model differ from other choices.

This model runs off the octane car type, sharing the same hitbox with this standard car type. Listed below are the stats concerning the Backfire:

  • LENGTH: 118,01
  • WIDTH: 84,20
  • HEIGHT: 36,16
  • SURFACE AREA: 34.495
  • 0% BOOST SPEED: 2,323
  • 100% BOOST SPEED: 1,967

Octane is the ruler of competitive matches. With most professional players using this car type. The reason being that it has the most consistent shot impact, aerial ball control, and is the most effective car type for dribbling also.

Not only is this an ideal design for pros but also the ideal design for beginners and casual players. With this well-rounded skill set, it has a low difficulty level entry. Making it suitable for all player types and giving it a certain versatility that makes it easy to change tactics on the fly.


The Backfire comes compatible with a number of very stylish decals that will really add to the overall aesthetic of your Rat Rod racer. These are only the common decals but this car can also be equipped with any universal decal. Here is a list of the common decals on offer.

  • Flames
  • Lightning
  • Skulls
  • Stars
  • Stripes
  • Tech
  • Wings

It’s the most likely list of common decals to find within Rocket League. Though this isn’t to say that this list is without merit. These designs all go quite nicely with the Rat Rod inspired model but if we were to choose the best fit, it would have to be the flames decal. It’s a no brainer to choose a radical design for this rugged frame. Here is the decal below:

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Overall, this design is a really rugged and masculine design. Perfect for the classic car buff that wants to bring that to the field of play. With solid stats and fun decals to personalize your Rat Rod inspired model further.

Along with a set of stats that makes it so easily accessible for new and experienced players alike. Plus an ability to switch your tactical emphasis on the fly due to the all-rounded nature of the model. It’s a phenomenal model that you just need to try out for yourself.

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I am a gamer… Well, there is more to me than that, but my hobby has been video games since I’ve got my Gameboy when I was 7 years old. I like Marketing and Blogging too, which brought me to create this blog with my friend Anthony. I play a lot, even if I know, that I am not the best. At the moment, my favorite games are Brawhalla, Rocket League and strategy games like Age Of Empire.
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