This is an Audi R8 GT, and it may well be a nicer item than a majority of the actual big-kid cars that were sitting in the parking lot of the store.

There was also a Porsche 911 GT3 which featured an actual, working radio, and very realistic looking faux carbon ceramic brake rotors.

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This Range Rover is likely more reliable than it’s full-sized counterpart.

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This Mercedes ML AMG sported some very real speakers in the back, an aux cord, and huge plastic chrome wheels. In other words, this toy, this plaything for well-off children had more amenities and better fit an finish than the 2000 Chevrolet Blazer I used to drive to Toys-R-Us.

If these things aren’t enough to spur on a new generation of gearheads, then I don’t know what is.