In 2020, your choice of solar-powered racer kits has become more difficult simply because of an expanded array of options. Fun, educational, and functional, these solar powered rc cars make great gifts for yourself or someone else who’s looking to learn about small electronics or just have some fun.
What you’re looking for in a solar-powered racer kit will remain pretty much constant. However, there are some differences between the available products to keep in mind. Use your judgment to determine what you need and which solutions would best serve those needs. We’ll identify some features you should keep in mind at the bottom of this article after we list our recommendations.
What Are the Best Solar Powered Racer Kits For Sale in 2020?
14-in-1 Educational Solar Robot
This little do-it-yourself car packs a hefty educational punch in a small package. Allowing young children to train their fine-motor skills (just keep this out of the hands of kids for whom the small pieces could pose a choking hazard), logical thinking abilities, and spatial reasoning, this car kit has won our “Best Value” designation because of its combination of low price and rich feature set.
- Not much to look at
Photon Solar Racer Kit
This charming solar racer kit makes a great toy for a child to assemble with a parent’s help. The solar panel allows it to drive without batteries as long as the sun is shining long and bright enough
This little powerhouse of a solar-powered racer our coveted “Editors Choice” award for its unique combination of features, good value, and powerful versatility. There’s not a lot this unit cannot do.
- Amazing price Charming look
- Parts can be a little finicky
Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies H-racer 2.0 with IR control and Solar Hydrogen Refueling Station
This amazing little solar racer not only allows you to play with a solar powered car with your little one, it looks amazing! A futuristic green and grey color, your little one will love the aesthetics of this straight-from-the-future vehicle.
The solar powered game camera has won our elusive Most Popular award because of its unique combination of excellent paint colors and mechanical components. While no Amazon reviews are included just yet, they will be soon, given how quickly this product is flying off the virtual shelves.
- Amazing aesthetics
OWI Rookie Solar Racer v2
This do-it-yourself solar racer kit will give you and your little one hours of fun as you assemble and drive it around the house or yard. Looking to teach your child some STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) skills? Look no further as assembling this little car will incorporate requirements from across the STEM spectrum.
- Durable construction
- Plain plastic coloring
Solar Racers Singles
The last thing you want in a racer like this is for it to fail after you and your child have just started playing with it. Luckily this product’s durability and reliability will ensure that this unit won’t let you down when you need it the most.
- Highly reliable
- Very basic