K’nex Brands Welcomes Mario Kart 7

K’nex welcomes Mario Kart 7 to its line of officially licensed Nintendo building sets. Mario Kart 7 will join the Mario Kart Wii Building Set line in the construction aisle this fall.

The new sets are designed for young Nintendo fans ages 6 and up, bringing the fun of Mario Kart 7 and Mario Kart Wii to a new generation, and expanding its appeal through a rewarding, age-appropriate K’nex building experience. In addition, the interchangeable track system rods, bricks, and connectors used in these building sets are American made.

kartassortmentMario Kart 7: Kart Assortment Series No. 1

Kids can build and race their 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.

slidepackMario Kart 7: Piranha Slide Track Set

The Piranha Slide Track Building Set allows kids to build Mario in his Glider Kart and then race him around a complete track. The set also includes a moveable Piranha Plant obstacle, Goomba obstacle, two coins from the game, and the buildable kart with a high-speed, battery-powered motor. The connectable track system works with all other Mario Kart building sets.

bikebuildingMario Kart Wii: Standard Bike Building Set Assortment No. 4

Ride into the fast lane with the Standard Bike Building Sets. Each includes more than 30 building pieces, a Nintendo figure, and comes in a wedge-style package that doubles as a ramp. Kids can choose from their favorite Mario Kart Wii characters: Koopa Troopa, Wario, Mario, Luigi, Toad, Donkey Kong, or Diddy Kong.

The new K’NEX Nintendo Building Sets are available at toy retailers everywhere.

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Ali Mierzejewski

Ali Mierzejewski

Ali Mierzejewski is the editor-in-chief at The Toy Insider and The Pop Insider. With more than a decade of industry experience, Ali is a trusted source for parents, gift-givers, manufacturers, retailers, and more on the latest trends and hottest products. Whether you’re shopping for the best toys for kids — or looking for the latest in geek culture and entertainment for yourself — Ali’s expertise has you covered. When she’s not building LEGO sets or unwinding with a puzzle, Ali is obsessing over the latest season of The Bachelor, scrolling through Gritty’s Twitter, or rewatching The West Wing (for the 100th time). She is also a self-proclaimed expert on the history and lore of the entire Bachelor franchise. Ali has been featured on TODAY, The Wendy Williams Show, Yahoo Finance, Fox & Friends, HLN, The Weather Channel, ABC World News Now, and more. You can follow her on Instagram @hashtagtrendy.