Four New Sets Promise Big Building Fun!
Hatfield, PA - February 2012 - K'NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, is pleased to introduce four new roller coasters to its hugely popular Thrill Ride line of building sets. Sure to spark creativity, the coasters offer explosive fun for builders ages 9+ and include American made rods & connectors.
Rippin' Rocket 2 Coaster™
The Rippin' Rocket Returns! Build an amazing coaster that soars 4 feet high! Loaded with over 500 K'NEX pieces including classic rods and connectors, this model boasts over 20 feet of twists, turns, and daring loops. A special motorized blaster launches the coaster car into its exciting journey around the track. For more fun kids can go to knex.com to download instructions for a 2nd cool coaster. Suggested retail price $59.99. Available fall 2012.
Clocking in at over 4 feet tall and with more than 37 feet of track, the Atomic Coaster is “explosive” building fun for every K'NEX fan! With exciting twists & turns, bright colors, and motorized action this dueling coaster set will leave kids wondering who will make it to the bottom first! Includes over 850 K'NEX pieces, a motorized, vertical chain lift to launch the 2 dueling coasters, and 2 tracks guaranteed to induce a jaw-dropping building and racing experience. Step-by-step, color-coded building instructions also included. Suggested retail price $69.99. Available fall 2012.
Son of Serpent Coaster™
Fans of the classic K'NEX Screamin' Serpent Coaster will not be able to contain their excitement when they catch a glimpse of our new Son of Serpent Coaster! In celebration of the K'NEX 20th
Anniversary this coaster set includes over 5000 fan-requested, American Made, classic K'NEX pieces, builds over 5 feet tall and 7 feet wide and is modeled after authentic steel coasters! This vintage style coaster includes 53 feet of original K'NEX track, 2 motorized chain lifts, 5 rail-huggin' cars, 14 K'NEXmen figures, and color-coded building instructions. Also includes speakers for your MP3 player! (MP3 player not included) Ages 16+. Suggested retail price $999.99. Available fall 2012.
The new K'NEX Thrill Ride building sets will be available on knex.com and at toy retailers nationwide.