How does a balloon drive or a bending rod drive work? What is the difference between a friction drive and a rubberband drive. How can wind be used as a drive? This set provides a glimpse into how different types of drives work. The brawny offroad vehicle with functioning steering and suspension can also be combined perfectly with the Motor Set XM and Control Set for remote control. The instructional activity booklet provides a great deal of interesting information. For young engineers from age 8! Includes friction motor and instructional activity booklet.