When I was a kid I had a Big-Wheels, known as the "King of the Sidewalk for 40 Years!" I use to ride that pink and blue masterpiece back in forth between driveways in the neighborhood and almost got hit by a car many times. Most of my riding memories end with my mother running out of the house screaming, "Watch out!" and then having a car swerve and just miss me. Wait, why didn't my mom take my Big-Wheels away the first time that happened?
Maybe she took out a baby insurance policy on me?....
Anyway, now a days kids have bigger and better toys than ever before. BEHOLD: The Mercedes 2 Seater made for 3 year olds +. For only $499.99 (before taxes) you can get your very own high-end faux German automobile with built in radio and chrome front grill (seriously?). This "toy" goes 5 miles per hour (umm that's kinda fast) and carries up to 132 lbs. If your 3 year old weighs 132 lbs you need to take them on Oprah.
I am so disturbed by this mini luxury car, not only because it's nicer than my Jeep but because the maker is encouraging these kids to take their toy off-roading. WHAT? Does this car require insurance and annual smog checks too?
I miss my Big-Wheels...
Go Off-Roading in Your Own Mercedes 2-Seater
Listen to your favorite tunes on the real FM radio as you cruise in your Mercedes G55 2-Seater SUV. The car has two forward speeds (2.5 and 5 mph) and 1 reverse speed (2.5 mph). Has chrome front grill and adjustable seat with pretend seat-belt. Includes MPL plug in with speaker. Parental supervision and safety gear required. Maximum capacity 132 lbs. Size 51¼"l x 30¾"w x 29½"h, Weight 87 lbs. (Age 3+)
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Mercedes G55 2-Seater
Item #: 8280W
Our Price: $499.99