Toylander 1 Electric Car for Kids

Toylander Pays Homage To 1948 Series Land Rover With This Kiddie Ride

Damn. Today’s kids are fortunate, aren’t they? Not only do they get to mess with electronic gadgets – thanks to grown ups’ obsession with gadgets, they also have wonderful toys like the Toylander 1 Electric Car. If you are clueless of what Toylander 1 is… that thing there is a kiddie ride, modeled after the 1948 Series 1 Land Rover, AKA the granddaddy of the legendary Land Rover Defender. Now, I am seriously envious. I wish I was a kid again. I wish.

Toylander 1 Electric Car for Kids

Then again. Maybe not because, even if I were 5 now, my family wouldn’t even bear to drop £4,150 (around US$5,400!) for a toy which I would outgrown fairly quickly. Well, you read that right. This kiddie ride commands a hefty $5,400. Seriously, you ought to be a prince or princess to have one in your possession. But to be fair, this kiddie ride ain’t the run-of-the-mill rideable kid’s toys that you may find in Walmart or Target.

Toylander 1 Electric Car for Kids

The attention to detail is beyond mind-blowing, both inside and out. It looks like the 1948 Series 1 Land Rover that has been zapped by a shrink gun. This ready-to-drive Toylander 1 comes fully built and painted, and its two electric motors are powerful enough to haul one grown-ass person plus two children, which is what it designed for, at up to a brisk 8 kph (5 mph).

Toylander 1 Electric Car for Kids

Other details include forward/reverse gears, speed control, foot brake, hand brake, working lights, folding windscreen, opening tailgate, pneumatic tires, working horn, and a tough monocoque body. If you are those who derive satisfaction from building your own, Toylander also has self-build options too. It ranges from £49.50 for the build manual to £1,753 for the basic kit and body.

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Toylander 1 Electric Car for Kids

Toylander 1 Electric Car for Kids

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Source: Uncrate.