K’Nex constructs official Mario Kart 7 building sets
By In News Published on July 4th, 2013

Building upon the success of their Mario Kart Wii building sets, K’Nex have announced that they have now launched additional Mario Kart 7 lines to support their officially licensed range.

Kart Assortment Series #1 and the Piranha Slide Track Set deliver a Glider Kart, key characters, and explosive hazards all plucked from the Nintendo 3DS exclusive, whereas Mario Kart Wii is expanded with the Standard Bike Building Set Assortment #4.

Complete details regarding the contents of each kit are as follows:

Mario Kart 7: Kart Assortment Series #1
Build & race your favorite characters in karts from Mario Kart 7. Choose from fan favorites Mario, Yoshi, Donkey Kong or Princess Peach in this Kart Assortment. Once built, the kart’s pull-back motor and accessories from the game add to the fun! Each sold separately. Suggested retail price is $16.99 each. Ages 6+. Available Now.

Mario Kart 7: Piranha Slide Track Set
The Piranha Slide Track Building Set allows you to build Mario in his Glider Kart and then race him around a complete track! Set also includes a moveable Piranha Plant obstacle, Goomba obstacle, 2 coins from the game and the buildable kart with a high-speed battery powered motor. Connectable track system works with all other Mario Kart building sets—collect them all! Suggested retail price is $59.99. Ages 6+. Available Now.

Mario Kart Wii: Standard Bike Building Set Assortment #4
Ride into the fast lane with the Standard Bike Building Sets! Each 30+ piece building set includes a Nintendo figure and comes in a wedge-style package that doubles as a ramp. Choose from your favorite Mario Kart Wii Characters: Koopa Troopa, Wario, Mario, Luigi, Toad, Donkey Kong or Diddy Kong. Suggested retail price is $9.99 each. Ages 6+. Available Now.

[Thanks GoNintendo]

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