If the thought of diving into the realm of robotics and building your own computer-controlled car is daunting, this SainSmart 4WD Robot Car should put your mind at ease. With its intuitive design, it makes building and programming easy, educational, and super fun — and it's on sale now for $77.99.

Use top-notch Arduino components to learn the basics of robotics, and some of the countless applications of Arduino as you build your very own robotic car. A MEGA 2560 micro-controller board has the ability to control the car while connected to a computer, and the Arduino Sensor Shield allows you to connect various modules like sensors, servos, relays, buttons, potentiometers, and more.

This engaging kit also includes a SainSmart 4WD drive aluminum platform and a Dual H bridge DC motor driver, so your new robotic friend will be able to traverse the bumpiest of roads.

This kit is usually $95.99, but you can pick it up today for $77.99 (18% off the original price) from TechnoBuffalo.