Radio Flyer builds Tesla model for kids

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Your kid’s birthday is coming and you don’t have a good idea for a gift? You can always buy him/her a Tesla. Seriously.

Radio Flyer—most famous for its red wagons—joined with the automaker to produce the Model S for Kids, which is a replica of the Tesla sedan and includes working headlights, a mini trunk and plug-in music capability. Starting price: $499.

Preorders are accepted at, and the toys will be shipped beginning May 2016. The electric minicar has a top speed of 6 mph but can be limited by an adult to 3 mph.

You can choose among three colors. Plenty of accessories are offered, including a premium battery ($50) that promises 50 percent more playtime per charge. You also can add a license plate of up to eight characters ($15) and even an indoor car cover ($50).