Rollplay Nighthawk – 12-Volt Battery-Powered Ride-On Toy for Kids

As your children get to the age of 6, they start getting interested in trying out different physical activities. While not all kids look to become a professional skateboarder or a renowned BMX bike rider, ride-on toys for kids are a great way for parents to introduce their children to a different and fun way of moving around. That’s because ride-on toys allow kids to improve their body’s motor skills in a fun and exciting way as they explore the ability of using their arms and legs to accelerate, break, and maneuver said ride-on toys. So, if you’re looking for a new set of wheels for your kid(s) to ride around the block, then consider getting them the Rollplay Nighthawk.

The Rollplay Nighthawk is a battery-powered 5-wheeled ride-on toy for kids that features a built-in accelerator and brake pedals as its speed controls, for which it can reach up to 6.5 mph of speed, while also integrating a set of side handlebars that can be used for maneuvering its turning direction within a 2-meter turning radius by leaning left and right, and a tall rear safety flag for signaling its rider’s presence, for all of which kids can get up to 2 hours of battery life.

Designed for kids that are 6 years and up, and featuring just simple, intuitive, and super-cool controls, this innovative ride-on toy for kids is sure to be a hit with any young thrill-seeker in your family.

Now, let’s have a more detailed look at the Rollplay Nighthawk and check out everything that your kids can expected to get out of this ride-on toy.

DESIGN & SPECS

Starting with its size, the Rollplay Nighthawk comes at a large enough size for kids to ride it, measuring exactly 31.1 inches long by 25.2 inches wide by just 8.4 inches tall. Nevertheless, this ride-on toy is still compact enough to be easily stored away within any corner of your garage whenever your kid(s) is (are) done using it.

Rollplay Nighthawk
Rollplay Nighthawk – Reasonably compact dimensions for easy storage

Moreover, this ride-on toy for kids is also reasonably lightweight to carry around, weighing just 20.5 lbs., but it is still heavy enough to ensure that kids always have a lot of stability while riding it.

Speaking of stability, know that this ride-on toy is designed to be used specifically by kids that are 6 years old and up, as it can support a maximum weight capacity of 110 lbs. (49.89 kg).

Rollplay Nighthawk
Can support up to 110 lbs. of weight // Comes fully-assembled

What’s more is that the Rollplay Nighthawk already comes fully assembled straight out of its box, so parents don’t even have to worry about putting this ride-on toy together.

The Nighthawk also features a really cool and radical-looking design. For example, you can get it with its main body coming in a flat Black color with Bright-Red accents, but the company also has other cool designs available for purchase which come in different eye-catching colors (listed at the end of the article). For our review unit of the Nighthawk, note that we got the White color-model, which features a stylish White body that’s neatly detailed with Red, Black, and White accents.

Cool & Radical Design // Sturdy Construction

Not only that, but this ride-on toy for kids also packs a very durable construction, as both its functional parts as well as its outer shell are all built of high-quality and extremely sturdy plastic material.

Moving on to the different built-in components and controls that this ride-on toy for kids integrates, along with their functionalities / capabilities.

For its speedy movement, the Rollplay Nighthawk integrates a set of two (x2) medium-sized front-wheels which are connected to each other by a sturdy axle made of metal, plus a large back-wheel that works together with its front-wheels for its forward movement.

Integrates 2 medium front-wheels, a large back-wheel, and 2 small side-wheels

Additionally, the Nighthawk also comes equipped with two (x2) small-sized side-wheels (one on each side end) which are strategically located directly under its side handlebars to ultimately provide the kid riding it with extra support and stability while trying to maneuver this ride-on toy to turn towards the left or right by holding its side handlebars and leaning towards either side.

Then, for controlling its speed and acceleration, the Rollplay Nighthawk also integrates a built-in accelerator pedal and a brake pedal (which are integrated at the very front-end of the unit) that ultimately provide the kid riding this ride-on toy with perfect control over the unit’s velocity. As said before, the Nighthawk is capable of reaching up to 6.5 mph of speed.

Built-in accelerator pedal and a brake pedal // Built-in Power On/Off Button

Right at the center of the unit, there’s also a built-in Power On/Off Button that can be used to turn the device’s electrical driving system On and Off.

Close to the back-side of the unit, there’s a durable seat built of rubber and hard-plastic in which the kid driving the Nighthawk will be sitting on. The Nighthawk’s seat is built quite well, features a very sturdy construction, and is extremely stable, showing absolutely no problems about any loose parts.

Sturdy riding seat // Side handlebars for maneuvering the ride-on’s side-turning angle

As mentioned before, the Nighthawk also integrates a set of side handles that can be used for maneuvering its turning direction within a 2-meter turning radius by simply leaning left and right, all while its side-wheels further help with both with the unit’s turning and stability.

Rollplay Nighthawk
Maneuvering the Rollplay Nighthawk’s turning angle by leaning and utilizing its side handlebars, while also being supported by its side-wheels

Last but not least, at the very back-side of this ride-on toy, there’s also a built-in tall rear safety flag that’s used for signaling its rider’s presence, meaning that even people driving around the block in taller cars will still be able to easily spot your kid’s presence thanks to its tall flag while he/she has fun riding the Rollplay Nighthawk.

Built-in Tall Rear Safety Flag

BATTERY & BATTERY POWER

For powering up its electrical driving system, this ride-on toy for kids utilizes a built-in 12V / 7AH Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery, for all of which kids can get up to 2 hours of battery life.

Whenever the ride-on toy is running low on power, all that parents (or their kids) have to do is to connect the device to power via its battery charger, which also comes included in the package.

FINAL THOUGHTS

The Rollplay Nighthawk is a battery-powered 5-wheeled ride-on toy for kids that features a built-in accelerator and brake pedals as its speed controls, for which it can reach up to 6.5 mph of speed, while also integrating a set of side handlebars that can be used for maneuvering its turning direction within a 2-meter turning radius by leaning left and right, and a tall rear safety flag for signaling its rider’s presence, for all of which kids can get up to 2 hours of battery life.

Rollplay Nighthawk
Rollplay Nighthawk

To put it simply, this ride-on toy is a really cool and super-safe way to introduce your kids to riding, as it is designed to safely deliver the excitement of riding on wheels thanks to its supreme stability, ultra-durable construction, and its easy-to-use controls.

Rollplay Nighthawk
Rollplay Nighthawk

We’d also like to mention that the Rollplay Nighthawk is currently available in four (x4) different stylish designs, which include: Black (Black body with Red accents), Storm Black (Black body with a Red Storm pattern), White (White body with Red, Black, and White accents), and Pink (Pink body with Black and White accents).

If you’re interested in buying it, know that each unit is currently discounted from its standard price of $189.99, and is now going for just $120 (saves you $69.99). You can order yours online right now, either directly from Rollplay’s official shopping page, or alternatively, you can instead get it from their Amazon page, if you’d prefer.