K’NEX® Introduces Exciting 6 New Thrill Ride Building Sets

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Sure to spark creativity, these K’NEX coaster building sets offer explosive fun for builders’ ages 9+, and include American made rods and connectors.

K’NEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to introduce 6 new roller coasters to its hugely popular Thrill Rides line of building sets. Sure to spark creativity, these K’NEX coaster building sets offer explosive fun for builders’ ages 9+, and include American made rods and connectors.

K’NEX Thrill Rides building sets have been a favorite among fans since the line was introduced in 1992, and appeal to builders of all ages. K’NEX has led this part of the market for over 20 years by continuing to offer the most exciting designs and features in roller coaster building sets, including glow-in-the-dark track.

Typhoon Frenzy Roller Coaster™ Building Set
Bring a wave of fun from the ocean to your living room with the new Typhoon Frenzy Roller Coaster Building Set from K'NEX! Build with over 640 K'NEX parts & pieces like rods, connectors and track, and add motorized power to send the silver coaster car twisting and turning through over 19 feet of swirling, non-stop action! Plus, download exclusive instructions from knex.com to build an incredible second model, the Tsunami Surge™ Coaster! All K'NEX rods and connectors are made in the USA! Suggested retail price $49.99. Batteries not included. Ages 9+. Available now at knex.com and toy retailers nationwide.

Hyperspeed Hangtime Roller Coaster™ Building Set
Build a speed-of-light roller coaster that features our unique inverted blaster motor technology that shoots the hanging coaster car, and takes the included K’NEXmen™ on an out of this world adventure! Set features 624 pieces including 18 feet of twisting track and includes a building idea for a second coaster model. All K'NEX rods and connectors are made in the USA! Suggested retail price $69.99. Batteries not included. Ages 9+. Available now at knex.com and toy retailers nationwide.

Vipers Venom Roller Coaster™ Building Set
Go on a twisting and turning adventure with the Viper's Venom Roller Coaster Building Set! Build with over 500 K'NEX pieces including rods, connectors, and track that build a model over 3 feet high! With the motorized action, your coaster car will go on a wild adventure through 18 feet of track. For more fun, log on to knex.com and download instructions for a 2nd coaster, the Rattlesnake Rampage. Requires 2 "AA" batteries (not included). Rods and connectors Made in the USA. Suggested retail price $29.99. Ages 9+. Available now exclusively at Toys R Us.

Crossfire Chaos Roller Coaster™ Building Set
Get ready for a gravity defying adventure with the Crossfire Chaos Roller Coaster Building Set! Build with over 500 K'NEX pieces like rods, connectors and track. Use the rubber band powered sling-shot launcher to send the silver coaster car twisting and turning through over 18 feet of swirling, non-stop action! Plus, download exclusive instructions to build an incredible 2nd roller coaster! All K'NEX rods and connectors are made in the USA! Suggested retail price $39.99. Ages 9+. Available now exclusively on Amazon.com.

Talon Twist Roller Coaster™ Building Set
Spiral and soar through over 20 feet of expansive track with the Talon Twist Roller Coaster Building Set from K'NEX! You'll use each of the 620+ pieces to build an authentic-style roller coaster that spans over 3.5 feet in length! With K'NEX rods and connectors, track, a roller coaster car, and the cool motorized chain lift, the possibilities are endless. Color coded instructions help build this monstrous creation, and alternate model instructions are even available for download! All K'NEX rods and connectors are made in the USA. Suggested retail price $39.99. Ages 9+. Available now exclusively at Target stores.

2-in-1 Ferris Wheel Building Set
Build a Ferris Wheel, Spin Ride, and more with the incredible 2-in-1 Ferris Wheel Building Set! Over 900 classic K'NEX parts allow you to build a spinning Ferris Wheel and a thrilling Spin Ride. Includes 2 motors so each ride comes to life at the same time! You can also combine the parts to build an incredible second model, the Tumbling Tornado. With step by step building instructions, you'll have a working Amusement Park in no time. Suggested retail price $59.99. Perfect for builders ages 9+. Batteries not included. Available now exclusively on Amazon.com.

About K’NEX Brands
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children, and is America’s STEM building solution. Winner of over 250 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX, America’s Building Toy® company, is focused on Building Worlds Kids Love® and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” From the living room to the classroom, K’NEX has building toys specially designed for every age group and skill level. The K’NEX family of brands includes K’NEX Building Sets, K’NEX Thrill Rides, K’NEX Education®, Lincoln Logs®, Tinkertoy®, NASCAR®, Angry Birds™, Mario Kart Wii™, Mario Kart 7™, Super Mario™, PacMan™, Titanfall™, Family Guy™, Plants vs. Zombies™, and more. Since 1992, The Rodon Group®, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 31 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. Join us as we help build the leaders of tomorrow. For more information, please visit http://www.knex.com or http://www.rodongroup.com.

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