The trend of creating toy cars for kids is certainly picking up among the luxury car manufacturers. If you remember, a while back, we showed you the Bugatti Baby II electric car and the Tesla Model Y-based ride-on toy car. Well, now Aston martin has also joined the league with the all new electric toy car for the young ones. Called DB5 Junior, it is an official Aston Martin model and pays homage to the rich history of the brand.
Aston Martin DB5 Junior is developed in partnership with UK-based Little Car Company. The luxury electric toy car is a 2/3rd scale replica of the original. Although, it is made for kids, the 3-metre vehicle can easily accommodate an adult as well. The Aston Martin toy car is a rear-wheel-drive machine and comes with different driving modes. The vehicle features a fully electric powertrain and comes with replaceable lithium-ion battery packs.
Aston Martin DB5 Junior comes in two variants. The basic version is powered from a single motor that delivers 5kW / 6.7 BHP. It comes with a 1.8kWh battery pack that offers 10-20 miles range on a single charge. The car weighing 270kg can reach a top speed of 30mph. It comes with a price tag of £35,000(around $46,000). On the other hand, the DB5 Vantage Junior variant features a carbon-fiber body and delivers 10kW / 13.4PS power. Besides that, it comes two 1.8kWh battery packs, a Limited-Slip Differential and an extra driving mode. The Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Junior starts at £45,000(around $60,000).
The Aston Martin DB5 Junior toy car is a limited edition of 1059 units only just like the original. Each vehicle will come with vintage Aston Martin badges, Silver Birch paintwork and individually numbered chassis plates. Moreover, it comes with mahogany and aluminum steering wheel and a leather interior in a variety of color options. You can get more information here.