K’Nex constructs official Mario Kart 7 building sets


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.

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Alex Seedhouse
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