The age of technology has had as much of an affect on the market for children’s toys has it has on the broader commercial world. From the small battery operated remote control cars to high tech nitro fuelled glow cars and battery powered ride on kids tractors, cars and trucks, the range is enormous.
Pedal power was the first real advance in self powered ride on toys, this is still a very popular choice with a vast choice of models to select from such as classic cars, modern prestige cars, tractors, trucks and fire engines. There is also big market for the older traditional peddle cars as collector items, who would have thought their old peddle car could become an investment?
With the advent of smaller, long lasting batteries as a power source, the electric powered ride on toy market has grown rapidly. The ultimate toy for any child is probably the one where he or she can emulate mum and dad by doing the things that they do. To drive a car around the garden paths gives the child the feeling of driving on the highway. They can stop to pick up their friends, practicing their reversing, their parking and have a lot of fun.
The range of ride on cars which are available caters for boys and girls of all ages. The toddlers have there little sit on cars and as they get older they can progress to the battery powered kids tractors, four wheel drive cars or prestige ride on cars such as those modelled on BMW and Mercedes. Boys love to drive tractors and emulate what they see the farmers doing, many of the kids tractors have accessories such as trailers and front loaders to add to the enjoyment of the little driver.
For the motor sports minded children and dads, there is a whole range of Go Karts, Quad Bikes and Racing Cars which look very much like the real thing. Some of the Quads are quite serious off road vehicles which can be used on trails having rough terrain. As well as battery power, some of the more sporting ride on toys have gas powered two stroke engines with lots of safety features.
There is no doubt that kids get a lot of fun out of their ride on tractors, cars and trucks, whether they have a simple pedal car or a high powered quad, they will have lots of memories of their early driving experiences.