MOTORWORKS – The Only Customize-able Wooden Toy Vehicles, Accessories and Play Sets Review & giveaway

My 5 year old son is like most kids and loves playing with cars & trucks. When we were asked to review the MOTORWORKS™ Collection from Manhattan Toy (which are the only customize-able wooden toy vehicles, accessories and play sets), we couldn’t wait to get them in the mail! When they did get here, I took everything out of the packaging & put all the stickers on the Tuner Lift Station™, so that it would be all ready for Ryan to play with when he got home from preschool.

MOTORWORKS by Manhattan toy wooden toy vehicles

When Ryan came home from preschool, he immediately noticed the new toys in the living room. I told him what they were but he was already too busy playing to really listen. I had let him choose which ones he wanted to try out, so he remembered looking at them all on my computer and was so happy to see them in person.

MOTORWORKS by Manhattan Toy wooden toy vehicles

We chose the XT Sport 1.0™ from the Street Series, the FSX Monster Truck 1.0™ from the Extreme Series, a package of 12 extra racing wheels and the Tuner Lift Station™. I really like that these toys don’t have sounds, lights or batteries. They are just fun, solid toys that my son loves playing with.

MOTORWORKS by Manhattan Toy wooden toy vehicles

The MOTORWORKS™ Collection has three different trim levels – Street Series, Speed Series and Extreme Series. What’s great about this is the interchangeable pieces that you can take off one car & snap into place on one of the trucks or the police cruiser. The vehicles are priced from $14.99 to $19.99 and the accessories start at $4.99. The vehicles feature a body made from European Beech wood, realistic styling, convertible chassis that allow you to snap-on accessories to customize your vehicle and interchangeable cabs, rims & smooth, fast rolling wheels.

I was surprised to see that my 10 year old daughter really had fun playing with her little brother. She showed him how to take the wheels off, exchange them for other wheels, how to use the lift in the lift station and more. It kept both of them entertained for quite awhile!

MOTORWORKS by Manhattan Toy wooden toy vehicles

About Manhattan Toy
Play is discovery, exploration, joy, growth, learning, and so much more. And for Manhattan Toy play is serious work. So when they bring play to life, they do it with a commitment to the finest in craftsmanship and creativity. All of the company’s products, from the newest concepts to their time-tested classics, are innovatively designed to inspire imaginative play and delight consumers large and small.

The Manhattan Toy family of brands — including Imagine I Can™, Whoozit®, Wimmer-Ferguson®, Groovy Girls®, Dr. Seuss™, Fraggle, Rock™, Parents®, Baby Stella, and Manhattan Toy — offer more than 700 exclusive, original product designs distributed worldwide through more than 10,000 fine department and specialty toy and gift retailers. Each year the company introduces hundreds of new toys, yet many of its original designs have remained consistently popular for decades.

MOTORWORKS by Manhattan Toy wooden toy vehicles

My kids already have asked me to buy more vehicles and accessories so they can “make” new vehicles. I take that as a good sign that they like them a lot!


To find out more about these great vehicles, accessories & play sets, head on over to MOTORWORKS™ website. You can also follow them on Facebook & Twitter.


Want to win a vehicle of your own? Enter below on the Rafflecopter to win your choice of vehicle & accessory pack. Good luck!

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By: Tara Kramarsky
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