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Toy Company Making $499 Tesla Model S For Kids

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the vehicle was jointly created by Tesla and Radio Flyer.

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Radio Flyer, the company whose famous red wagons have rolled along sidewalks for nearly a century, has just stepped its game up with a fully-functional toy Tesla Model S for kids.

The $499 mini-sedan is recommended for children 3 to 8 years old, up to 81 pounds. It sports impressive features: working headlights, the ability to drive both forward and in reverse, and a MP3-compatable sound system. It even has a “frunk,” which is what Tesla calls the front truck space in its vehicles.

Radio Flyer’s Tesla is extremely customizable — customers choose between three auto paint finishes: midnight silver metallic, deep blue metallic, and red multi-coat. The vehicle comes with a 130 watt-hour battery which can be upgraded to a 190 watt-hour premium battery for an extra $50. The improved battery gives kids 50 percent more driving time per charge. Two spare batteries, one standard and the other premium, can also be purchased. Each vehicle comes with matte black-finished turbine wheels, with an upgrade to painted silver wheels costing an extra $15. You can give the Model S an eight character license plate for $15, a parking sign for $25, and an indoor car cover for $50.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the vehicle was jointly created by Tesla and Radio Flyer.

Radio Flyer's Model S can be pre-ordered now, with shipping within the U.S. slated to begin in May.

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