Stuttgart/Paris. At the Paris Motor Show (1st until 16th of October 2016), the new Bobby-Car in form of
"Many years of experience from family life as well as the passion of the designers and product managers at Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH form the basis for the new
In addition to functional headlamps, as standard the sporty
Now available is also the special limited edition
All three vehicles made from robust plastic, are suitable for children aged 18 months and above. The
1 Bobby-AMG GT in silver, available starting 07.10.2016
2 Bobby-AMG GT S in AMG Solarbeam, available starting 28.10.2016
Did you know that...
... the first Bobby Benz rolled into nurseries more than 20 years ago? As a reference to the yellow SLK of the R 170 series, the new
... BIG has been producing the Bobby Car since 1972? To date more than 17 million Bobby Cars have been built. As such it is the world's best-selling ride-on toy car. And it is not only in Germany that the term "Bobby Car" has become the generic name for the ride-on toy cars produced by all manufacturers.
... official Bobby Car races have been held since the start of the 1990s? The race series is organized under license by the Bobby-Car-Sport-Verband (http://bobbycarclub.de/). At the individual races, children, youngsters, amateurs and professionals take to what in some cases are tuned-up ride-on toy vehicles to battle it out for regional championship titles as well as world championship points.
...the speed record for a professional racing Bobby Car is 115 km/h? Marcel Paul from the Bobby-Car-Club in Altenhain set the record according to the official rules on 7 September 2012 at the test drive for the Festival of Speed 2012 in Gedern.
... to date more than 100 different Bobby Car variants have gone on sale? These have included for example three generations of the
... Mercedes-Benz has been building a Bobby Car circuit for celebrities at the BAMBI Awards since 2012? For every lap of the circuit that the celebrity drivers complete, Mercedes-Benz donates 100 euros to the TRIBUTE TO BAMBI Foundation for disadvantaged children. In addition, Bobby Benz cars autographed by celebrities are also auctioned off for a good cause. A special edition series limited to 1,000 examples has been issued on numerous occasions, the proceeds from which also go to the Bambi Foundation. In 2015, proceeds from the Mercedes-Benz campaign totaled around 100,000 euros.
... there is a specific website for buyers of ride-on toy vehicles, with buying guides and tests? Parents can find comprehensive information at http://bobby-car-ratgeber.de/.
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