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Miniature Cars, Motorcycles And Trucks

Updated on October 22, 2011

Toys are items that children use as playful objects that entertain, amuse and help them learn. They have been used by everyone since a very long time. Originally they were made of wood or clay and were carved in the shape of animals and figurines.

Today, rattles, teddy bears and dolls have replaced the old wooden toys and are very popular and loved by many children. Even, toys based on important daily items used by adults have become immensely popular, as well. These objects include miniature furniture sets, phones and miniature cars.

Toy versions of the different models of cars manufactured by many major automobile manufacturing companies are available as well. Toy versions of cars makes made by Rolls Royce, Ford Motors, General Motors, Volkswagen, and Toyota too are quite readily available.

Some of these toy cars bear features which resemble the real life models on which they are made.

One example is that a toy replica of a Ford car may have the same type of main frame of vehicle and styling as the actual model. Die-cast car models that resemble the authentic car in many respects can also be acquired quite easily.

Countless small types and models of cars have been reproduced into the shapes and designs of the original vehicles.

Miniature Cars Set
Miniature Cars Set
Miniature Truck
Miniature Truck
A Hot Wheel Miniature Car
A Hot Wheel Miniature Car

Toy cars are usually made of plastic, die-cast metal, resin and wood.

The Disney Pixar toy cars models are very popular among children in the United Kingdom and United States.

Also, many Disney toy cars also be bought online and in shops. Some of these are; Dinky toy cars for $20.00 and $100.00, die-cast toy car with high sounding tyres for S1.99 and many others.

However, there are many more companies that produced miniature toys such as the Stealth Ride Ranges, their products can range from $1 to $300 depending on the model, make and its availability.

Other types are products from Hot Wheels and their prices may range from $30 to $150.

You can even chose the colours and size of the toy at their website and it is a very easy and customer friendly website so you should never have any complains.

Mostly, the toy cars and trucks are enjoyed by young boys around the age of 5 to 14 and maybe more.

These toys provide them with joy and a sense of driving.

Some children may love it for its speed and other fun activities.

They also can be played with in groups as racing or other fun imaginative activities.

These cars help revive young children’s imagination and is a must have for any child growing up.

There are different types of miniature cars, motorcycles and trucks:

Battery Operated Police Car
Battery Operated Police Car

Battery Operated

Simply insert battery stated on its manual leaflet or the back of the model and insert it to play with it.

A battery operated toy can last for almost two months depending on the quality of battery and the usage of battery.

Miniature RC Car
Miniature RC Car

Remote Controlled

Generally these are very popular with the age group of boys 6 to 16, their cost can vary from product to product, the maximum can be up to $350.

These cars have remotes and they usually need batteries to work, again depending on the battery quality and usage the remotes’ lifespan can be up to 3 months.

The toy model itself can last for years depending on its usage.

Construction Cars
Construction Cars

Themed Sets

The most popular themed sets are those of fire fighters, police, ambulances and cartoon characters such as Bob the Builder.

Some of them may have musical devices which create sounds when they move, however, most of the time it is the child creating the sounds and this results in the child learning about the importance of fire fighters, ambulances and police.

Bob the Builder truck sets may be available for up to $100 from eBay. Bob the Builder is a cartoon from Nickelodeon. Although the show has now ended many children still remember him and his truck set which can provide amusements for hours.

The enjoyment that children get from these toys can be a lot depending on how they play with them, these toys may also be used by older members of the families and can help create a good atmosphere for the children to play in with their family members.


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    • agusfanani profile image

      agusfanani 7 years ago from Indonesia

      Another cool hub ! I wish I could make those toys myself.