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Construct 10 different car models and use the infrared remote control to drive them.
This fantastic 260 piece kit allows you to build and control your sleek Race Car, Hot Rod, Dragster or Go Kart as they whizz across smooth surfaces, then assemble the parts to build off-road vehicles like the Pickup Truck or Buggy. Learn about the various components of real cars, such as wheels, transmissions and engines and even rearrange the gears to optimize for speed and torque. With an 80 page full color guide, cool looking auto body parts and decals, the perfect present for the young mechanical enthusiast.
Eight year olds like more challenging construction sets, and are starting to get seriously interested in science. Anything involving potential explosions or high speed makes a good present. They can also start doing cleverer magic and love doing tricks. And anything they can throw or shoot at someone else is also very popular.