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25 Awesome Race Car Bed Ideas For Your Children’s Room

Kids love a race car bed and it’s not that difficult to understand why. They’re flashy, colorful, noisy and pretty cool plus we now have a bunch of animations that basically revived the trend in a big way.

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Most racing car beds manage to combine a fun design with a safe structure

With that in mind, you have to admit that having a racing car bed is pretty awesome, especially for a little one. You don’t have to be a Nascar fan to love race cars.

What is a car bed?

A car bed is a bed with a frame in the shape of a car. They can come in other styles like trucks, buses, trains and other types of vehicles. 

Most car bed frames are usually made from plastic with wood support for a mattress. They come in designs suitable for boys and girls of various ages and styles. 

Some car beds come with functions like storage in the trunk or hood. More detailed car beds will include headlights, doors, and wheels that give the bed realistic features.

What age are race car beds for?

Racecar beds are arguably appropriate for any age, especially if you’re a car enthusiast. Whether you want a bunk bed, a simple twin bed, or a bed with a queen-size mattress, these beds come in all shapes and sizes suitable for any age.

How long is a race car bed?

Most car beds for kids are usually 94 inches long. However, depending on the bed you get, the length could range from 60 inches to over 100 inches. Car beds for adults can end up being even longer than that.

How much is a race car bed?

The price for car beds depends on the size, materials and design. You can purchase the most simple, plastic car beds for $200 to $500. A car bed with more details and higher quality materials can cost up to $1,000 or more.

The Coolest Car Beds

Race car beds are usually small and designed just for children. They feature bold and vibrant colors that make them stand out and make the children like them even more. Red and blue are very common colors for such pieces.

They also usually have numbers on them and those checkerboard patterns on the sides. Building a racing car bed is actually a very interesting concept. It’s a two-in-one piece.

Racecar Bed for Adults or Teens

A teenage kids room featuring a real racing carView in gallery
A teenage kids room featuring a real racing car

Race Car Themed Room

It’s not a bad idea to also decorate the rest of the room in the same themeView in gallery
It’s not a bad idea to also decorate the rest of the room in the same theme

Functional Car Bed

Here the spoiler can be used as a shelf so it’s both functional and decorativeView in gallery
Here the spoiler can be used as a shelf so it’s both functional and decorative

Car Bed for Boys

Race car beds don’t usually take more space than a normal bedView in gallery
Race car beds don’t usually take more space than a normal bed

Thomas the Train Bed

Other fun designs are also available such as the Thomas bedView in gallery
Other fun designs are also available such as the Thomas bed

Fire Truck Bunk Bed

A fire fighter truck bed will make your kid feel like a heroView in gallery
A fire fighter truck bed will make your little one feel like a hero

Toddler Car Bed

The same concept with a different design, just as friendlyView in gallery
The same concept with a different design, just as friendly

Fire Truck Bed for Kids

If you have the space, I’m sure your kid would love a bed that looks like a truckView in gallery
If you have the space, I’m sure your kid would love a bed that looks like a truck

Fantasy Bus

A very creative bunk bed design shaped like a busView in gallery
A very creative bunk bed design shaped like a bus

Tour Bus Bunk Bed

A very practical and fun design for shared bedroomsView in gallery
A very practical and fun design for shared bedrooms

Pink Camoflauge

Girls could like race cars as well but the colors are obviously differentView in gallery
Girls could like race cars as well but the colors are obviously different

Flowery Twin Car Bed

The pink color and the cute flowers give this bed a girly lookView in gallery
The pink color and the cute flowers give this bed a girly look

Pink Racecar Bed

It’s not necessarily the design that’s important here as the color makes the carView in gallery
It’s not necessarily the design that’s important here as the color makes the car

Princess Carriage

A bed suitable for a princess with a very chic and pretty designView in gallery
A bed suitable for a princess with a very chic and pretty design

Our Top 10 Best Racecar Beds

Of course, the easiest option is to buy a racing car bed and believe me when I say there are a lot of options out there. You can find our top 10 selection down below. You’ll see that they’re more than just furniture pieces.

Twin Size Kids Race Car Bed Frame

Pixar Cars kids bedView in gallery

The Cilek GTS twin size kids race car bed comes in red, black and white and has a bunch of cool features. It has LED headlights and underbody lights, engine sound effects, 5-spoke rims also with LED lights plus animations.

It also has racing decals, spoilers with a carbon fiber look, an upholstered sport seat headboard and railings that look like side windows.

Cilek GTS Twin Size Kids Race Car Bed Frame

Pixar Cars kids bedView in gallery

Here’s the same bed, this time in black. It has all the same cool features such as all the LED lights and the sporty design details but in a sleek black envelope. There are flame decals on the sides and a red headboard that goes really well with the whole frame.

Step2 Corvette Bedroom Combo for Kids

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The Step2 Corvette bedroom combo includes a race car bed, a small dresser and a room organizer. The bed is red with black and white checkerboard headboard inspired by the race car flag. The dresser and the organizer have similar Corvette-themed designs with red and black features and they’re built specifically for kids.

Delta Children Turbo Race Car Twin Bed

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This is the Delta Children Turbo Race Car Twin Bed.  It’s made from durable molded plastic and accommodates a standard twin size mattress. The mattress and box spring are not included. The mattress sits low and the bed frame forms a protective rim around it, offering a very cozy experience.

Toddler-To-Twin Bed with Lights and Toy Box

Pixar Cars kids bedView in gallery

The Delta Children Cars has a design inspired by the Cars animation. It looks just like Lightning Mcqueen, with a few modifications of course which are designed to make the bed not just cool-looking but also comfortable to use. It can be easily converted from toddler to twin-size bed just by replacing the mattress. A really cool feature is also the built-in toy storage box.

Step2 Turbocharged Twin Truck Kids Bed

Pixar Cars kids bedView in gallery

The Step2 Turbocharged Twin Truck Kids Bed also includes a bunch of fun details. It has a built-in storage drawers for things like toys or an extra blanket and actual working headlights that give it a more realistic look while also conveniently doubling as nightlights. The red truck-themed bed frame also has decals on it.

Black Delta Children Turbo Race Car Twin Bed

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This is the Delta Children Turbo race car twin bed, the same one we mentioned above but with a black and yellow theme this time. It has a low frame which places the mattress very close to the floor for added safety and convenience and it’s made from molded plastic.

Nick Jr. PAW Patrol Delta Children Wood Toddler Bed

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The Delta Children Wood Toddler Bed features a PAW Patrol-themed design and is recommended for kids of ages 15 months and up. It’s made from durable and sturdy wood and it has two high side rails for safety which make it the perfect transition bed for toddlers.

Pixar Cars Wood Toddler Bed

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Here’s another race car bed inspired by Disney’s Cars movies. It’s basically what Lightning McQueen would look like if it were a bed and the design is focused more on simplicity and functionality rather than flashy, eye-catching details. It has a strong and sturdy wooden frame and decals on all sides. The dimensions are 28.75” W x 19” H x 53.25” L when the bed is fully assembled.

MCQueen cars

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This right here is a fairly simple bed. It. This is the race car-themed version, with numerous others also being available.

The design stays pretty much the same every time and the color themes, decals and a few small details differ in each case. Optional guardrails are available separately. The frame is made of sturdy steel and plastic and you can use it with a standard crib mattress which is also sold separately.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)FAQ

Do race car beds come apart?

Yes. You can take race car beds apart if you need to. However, most bar beds are durable and won’t simply fall apart from your children playing on it. 

What is the best bed for a 5-year-old?

There are lots of options for toddler beds. It mainly depends on the interests of your child. Car beds aren’t a bad, especially if your kids love cars.

How long is a toddler car bed?

Most toddler car beds range from 42 inches to 54 inches long.

What mattress fits in a toddler race car bed?

A standard crib mattress of around 53 inches in length and 28 inches wide and 6 inches deep will fit in most toddler race car beds. 

Race Car Bed: Conclusion

A race car bed is ideal for young children to bring excitement and fun into their rooms. Use these ideas to create the perfect car room your kids will thank you for.