Best Model Cars for Kids of All Ages

Cars are fascinating machines, and they can be considered one of humanity’s greatest inventions. Since the invention of the first modern car in 1886, human beings have never ceased advancing automobiles and reaching greater heights. Cars have become slicker, faster, and more potent as mechanical geniuses continue to design machines, harnessing the power of technology. With cars becoming more like the ones we only have seen in fiction movies, it is no wonder that owning one is a dream come true for many, even if it’s just a model.

Being a car geek yourself, you can’t help but let your kids experience the thrill and excitement of having model cars – and also not to have one for yourself. Plus, having model car kits does not only serve as a simple collection and plaything; it also develops your kid’s motor, analytical, and creative skills. So, if you are looking for model car kits that are perfect for your kids (and for yourself), this list might be your best pick.

Revell 2016 Corvette Stingray Plastic Model Kit

Are you dreaming of a little slick sports car? The Revell 2016 Corvette Stingray Plastic Model Kit is just the fitting model kit for you and your kid. With only a few 57 pieces to assemble, this model car becomes a great addition to your mini sports car collection. However, paint, glue, and other building tools are bought separately.

Round 2 Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Scale Model Kit


Round 2 Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Scale Model Kit

With this model kit inspired by the classic movie Ghostbusters, you’ll never have to worry about bustin’ some imaginary ghosts at play. The car kit includes detailed, chrome, and clear-colored parts and an equipment rack, which is fantastic for some wild adventure. Further, it features a decal sheet with stickers that ultimately brings the Ghostbusters vibe to the complex build. Building this car model with your kid while discussing the movie inspiration could be a tremendous father-and-kid bonding.

Revell of Germany Mclaren 570S Hobby Model Kit

As a model car builder, you and your kid will be proud after building this beauty of a beast. Germany Mclaren 570S is undoubtedly an excellent addition to your collection – boasting 562 horsepower, with a 3.8 Liter, twin-turbocharged V8 engine. And don’t forget about the vertically-opening door, which alone is pretty impressive.

Metals Batman V Superman Batmobile Model Kit 


It will be a mortal sin for a DC fan to miss this one out. This model car kit is none other than the Batmobile itself! Complete with a detailed design straight from the Batman movie, the build also features a detailed interior which makes it unique as some ordinary toy cars tend to forget about what’s inside. The Batmobile is incredible in many make-believe scenarios and runs on any surface with its rough and sturdy build.

Revell Monogram 2013 Camaro ZL1 Kit

Getting and building yourself a 2013 Camaro ZL1 will probably make you develop a car addiction – that is, if you don’t already have one. Aesthetically speaking, this car is an automatic charmer – from the sleek framework down to the metal axes and a V8 engine, you’ll have no choice but to fall in love. The kit is intricately detailed, with a pre-decorated boy, making it more satisfying and worthwhile to build.

Metal Earth 1908 Ford Model T 3D Metal Model Kit

Being a car geek, would it be best to have an excellent model of one of the original cars that traveled the first roads? The metal 1908 Ford Model T car is a perfect choice and addition to your car model collection, given its unique look and significance to the history of automobiles. At an affordable price, the kit provides easy-to-build parts that require no soldering or gluing whatsoever. It includes a clear and comprehensive set of instructions that even your kid can follow.

Revell SnapTite 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Pick Up Truck Model Kit

If you are a beginning model car builder or plan to get one for your kid to practice with, this model kit is for you. The Raptor Pick Up Truck is your best ally when it comes to off-road adventures. Assembling this model car requires no cutting nor gluing – it features snap-together pieces, which is optimal for beginners like your kid.

Lindberg 1934 Ford 3 Window Coupe

The Lindberg 1934 Ford 3 Window Coupe will take you on a trip down the memory lane as you assemble the detailed chassis, tires, and wheels. The car is immensely charming as it is – bringing back the ambiance of the early days of automobiles. Vintage cars like the Coupe would be a perfect breaker and contrast for your kid’s sports car collection.

Revell Monogram Shelby Cobra 427 Plastic Model Kit

Speaking of the sports car, we can all agree that the Shelby Cobra 427 Convertible is an absolute winner in style and mechanical prowess. Hence, it is one of the must-have model car kits for your kid. It comes with a detailed set of plastic pieces and chrome-plated parts, as well as soft black tires. The kit is also complete with a side exhaust system and a raised convertible top. The decals are fantastic, lined with original Cobra details and stripes.