Don’t make your kid wait until their teenage years to experience the joy of the open road. Ride-on cars built for younger kids have been around since the 1980s, and Power Wheels has been a leading brand in the category for so long that the brand has become shorthand for the product itself. If you’ve been thinking about making your kid’s driving dreams come true with a Power Wheels car, today is a great day to buy the Desert Racer, which Target is selling for 20 percent off.
The Desert Racer is a dune buggy-style car with a driver and passenger seat. It features blue details–rims, steering wheel, grille–throughout and also comes with oversized rugged tires that can handle a variety of terrain. The steel frame and metal side bars are sturdy and the motor, powered by a large battery, can propel this thing forward at either 2.5 or 5 mph. It also comes with a parent-controlled high speed lock-out if you want your kid to keep it at the slower speed.
Normally $250, today this model is available for $200. It’s a great choice for both aspiring trailblazers and the parents who want to keep them safe.