ToyDirectory® - Police Chase from CARRERA,
Police ChaseFrom: CARRERA
MSRP: $69.99Age Range: 8 to 12Launch Date: January 2010Gender: Boys And Girls
This new product gives boys and girls the chance to race the Ford Crown Victoria “Police Interceptor” with flashing red and blue lights and a Ford Mustang ’67 “Custom” through roads that are straight and curved. The set comes with 2 cars, straight and curved track, 4 way junction, transformer, mechanical lap counter, 2 hand controllers, guardrails, and replacement guide keels and brushes. The race set includes a track length of 11.81 feet with a footprint of 4.66 x 2.30 feet.Awards
: Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products - 2010
— In a November 2011 survey, Joe Berardoni, owner of Pun's Toys
in Bryn Mawr, Pa., told TDmonthly
that they don't sell many hobby items. However, they do sell Kid Galaxy products year round, while "Carrera radio controlled cars and trucks" sell well during the Holidays.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 30775 (added 10/11/2010)
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MSRP: $79.99Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys
Inspired by the hit movie, the Carrera Go!!! Marvel - The Avengers Hero Team Chase Race Set lets kids ages eight years and up recreate the excitement of their favorite heroes at home. The starter set includes 15 easy-to-assemble bolt system track pieces, Captain America Stormer and Iron Man Tech Racer, and 2 turbo speed controllers for added racing boost. Each car features high-quality detailing and is fitted with double contact brushes for secure, powerful racing play.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 35740 (added 12/11/2012)
MSRP: $79.99Age Range: 6 to 12Gender: Boys And Girls
The Go Series and Disney Cars 2 - the perfect combination. The Go Series is a world class starter system for kids 8 and up. All sets include "Turbo Speed" controllers for added racing boost. There is an extensive variety of accessories for thrilling action. The track system has an "Easy to Assemble" bolt system. The street curves have red and white printed shoulders. All cars are fitted with double contact brushes. The cars are high-quality original detailed and tampo printed. They are 1:43 scale. This new Cars set includes the favorite Lightening McQueen, as well as newcomer Francesco Bernoulli. The Go Series and Disney Cars 2 - the perfect combination. Track in Porto Corso style with decorative elements. Includes 1 Lightning McQueen car, 1 Francesco Bernoulli car, transformer, connection section, 2 speed-controllers, 17.71' of track and lap-counter. The ultimate in racing in scale 1:43. Layout size 5.71' x 4.85'.
— As of 12/11/2012 this product had 3.3 out of 5 stars from 19 reviews on Amazon.com. Pros:
Easy set up; fun for fans of Cars. Cons:
Cars slow down over time; The brushes on the bottom of the cars need to be readjusted frequently; Pressing the speed button causes the cars to fly off the track.
— Mark Rosenblum, owner of Hobbytown in Fairfield
, Conn., told TDmonthly
in a May 2013 survey that Pixar's Cars was the store's hottest license.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 35739 (added 12/11/2012)
MSRP: $69.99Age Range: 6 and upGender: Boys And Girls
RC Buggy 1:20, length: 26 cm. Ready to run including rechargeable battery, charger and 9V battery. Top Speed: up to 20 km/h. Extreme long playing time: up to 40 minutes. Short charging time about 1 hr 20 min. 7.4V-700mAh Li-Ionen rechargeable battery and 8.4V-500mA charger. Full function with 2 speed mode and additional turbo gear. RC tri-band technology. Full function Ergonomic controller with hight speed turbo button. Front and rear suspension, chrome rims with pneumatic tires, differential.
— In a Summer 2012 survey about electronic and battery operated toys, David Campbell, owner of Amazing Toys
in Great Falls, Mont., told TDmonthly
that Carrera RC cars are his best sellers in that category.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34574 (added 7/5/2012)
Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)Minimum Order: (Log in to view)Minimum Reorder: (Log in to view)Dropship Available?: (Log in to view)Ships From: (Log in to view)Terms: (Log in to view) MSRP: $69.99Age Range: 6 and upSpecialty: NoMade in: ChinaSKU or Item #: 202010Gender: Boys And Girls
This Ready to Run, Scale 1:20, 2.4GHz Carrera Red Jumper Radio Control (R/C) car represents state of the art technology by combining a Lithium ion Battery with a high powered engine. Included with this Ready to Run car is the controller, 2 - AA Batteries and a Lithium ion Battery and a Charger for your Lithium ion Battery. The car is fully functional and can be controlled in all directions. This R/C car provides racing excitement for both indoor and outdoor fun. It has digital proportional (Servo Tronic) steering. It comes with an ergonomic controller and runs at speeds up to 13mph. Utilizing state of the art battery technology, the power pack has a short recharging time of 80 minutes and allows the vehicle to run for up to 40 minutes. The Carrera Red Jumper R/C combines innovative features with excellent quality and high speed performance for hours of racing fun. Launch date: July 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34530 (added 7/3/2012)
Wholesale Price: (Log in to view)Minimum Order: (Log in to view)Minimum Reorder: (Log in to view)Dropship Available?: (Log in to view)Ships From: (Log in to view)Terms: (Log in to view) MSRP: $99.99Age Range: 8 and upMade in: ChinaSKU or Item #: 62282Gender: Boys And Girls
Race “Spider Racer” and “Lizard Tail Spinner” down straights, around curves and loops as they chase each other. Race Set includes Spider Racer, Lizard Tail Spinner, straights, curves, loops, hand controllers and transformer. It comes with 17.38 feet of track. It fits in a footprint of 7.12 ft.x3.90 feet. Launch date: May 2012.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 34529 (added 7/3/2012)
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Kids race Mario B-Dasher and Peach Royale down straights, around curves, through loop and flyover as they chase each other. The race set comes with Mario B-Dasher and Peach Royale, transformer, connecting section, two speed controllers, straights, curves, flyover, looping section, guard rails and supports. Launch date: February 8, 2010.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 27061 (added 2/11/2010)
MSRP: $199.99Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
The Winner's Challenge Set features NASCAR authorized cars—Chevrolet Monte Carlo Car of Tomorrow J. Burton and Dodge Charger Car of Tomorrow K. Petty. The slot cars feature realistic acceleration and braking, and a polarity switch to change directions. Set includes 5 standard straights, 1 connecting section, 12 high banked curves, 2 controllers, transformer, guard rails, and instructions. 1:32 Scale.
— In the autumn of 2010, 2 of 33 toy-store owners told TDmonthly
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— ''We carry the full line and have a Digital Set set up for customers to try out,'' said Dave Campbell, owner of Amazing Toys
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26134 (added 11/20/2009)
MSRP: $299.99Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
The wide tracks of this tactical slot race track provide optimal racing in bends with sensational drifts and power slide action—you can accelerate, brake, even pass and change lanes at full speed with the touch of a button. Maximize the action by racing up to six cars at once on a stable track system with perfect track contact every time. Both the track and cars are made to scale (1:24 and 1:32 respectively). Cars are individually codable with five speeds and are controlled digitally.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 26133 (added 11/20/2009)
MSRP: $199.99Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
Carrera's Digital 143 set can race up to 3 cars at once. You get realistic tactical racing in 1:43 scale with the ability to change lanes and pass. Full speed lane changing and passing at the push of a button. It is compatible with the Carrera Go series, making for expansive possibilities.
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MSRP: $199.99Age Range: 8 and upGender: Boys And Girls
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 25180 (added 8/28/2009)
MSRP: $199.99Gender: Boys
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 24897 (added 8/6/2009)
MSRP: $199.99SKU or Item #: 62120Launch Date: February 2009Gender: Boys
Having taken care of Venom in Spiderman 3, Peter Parker is back to battle what could be his most evil super villan yet in Carrera’s GO!!! Spiderman, the 1:43-scale slot car and race track system themed after Marvel Comic’s fourth installment in the Spiderman series (anticipated for release in 2011 by Sony Pictures). As enthusiasts step into the cockpit of Spiderman’s “Webslinger” they’ll have to contend with Spiderman’s newest mortal foe, Carnage, who pilots the Parasite RS at scale speeds of up to 450 miles per hour. Twenty feet of web-slung track, featuring a double loop, four-way crossover, and wall-climbing flyover bring Spidey’s home town of New York to life in Carrera GO!!! 1:43 scale “Spiderman” set (62120). Launch date: February 2009.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 22348 (added 2/2/2009)
MSRP: $199.99SKU or Item #: 62122Launch Date: February 2009Gender: Boys
Lightning McQueen and Chick Hicks are going head to head again, this time in Carrera’s high-octane racing adventure GO!!! “Cars,” where, like the movie, both the young and young at heart will learn that life isn’t always about the finish line, it’s about the journey. Carrera GO!!! lets slot car and film fans live life in the fast lane, putting the fate of hotshot rookie race car Lightning McQueen in their own hands during what could be the most important race of his life. Can the NASCAR-inspired Chick Hicks out-cheat the flashy and fast Lightning McQueen? Find out as the two fly down over and through the competition on almost 18 feet of track, featuring two cross over sections, spiral overpass and lap counter. In addition to Lightning McQueen (61147) and Chick Hicks (61149), Carrera is also bringing back #45 The King, Strip Weathers, the 1970 Plymouth Superbird, licensed by Petty Racing. Launch date: February 2009.
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MSRP: $170.00Age Range: 8 and upSKU or Item #: 25158Launch Date: November 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
Featuring the famed ’57 Chevrolet® Bel Air Coupe and legendary 1960 Plymouth® Fury in original form and detail on a 1:32 scale, Carrera’s Classic Memories Set captures the nostalgia of “the happy days” and transports drivers, race fans and collectors alike back to the time when both classics could be found dragging the strip and speeding to the local sock hop. “General Motors’ ’57 Chevy® and ’60 Plymouth® Fury were innovative in their day,” said Alan Hess, president of Carrera America. “Both models’ body styling, revolutionary suspensions and transmissions make them a natural addition to Carrera Evolution’s high performance, original-licensed offerings. With this new set, we’re reviving and refreshing timeless classics in a fun, exciting way.” Launch date: November 2008.
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ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21087 (added 10/27/2008)
MSRP: $250.00Age Range: 8 and upSKU or Item #: 30132Launch Date: November 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
Carrera of America is recreating the excitement, thrills and spills of real-life motorsport racing with its new Digital 132 GT Racer set, which combines superior model making and state-of-the-art technology to provide lightning-quick, brilliant tactical moves, precision drifts in search of the ideal line, pit stops and peak speed capacity, and is compatible with other manufactures’ analog racetrack and slot car systems. Carrera’s 1:32 scale Digital GT Racer set is outfitted with a Porsche GT3 RSR Felbermayr Proton Competition LMES 2007, a BMW Z4 M Coupé Schubert Motors, 11 standard straights, three 1/3 Straights, a connecting track with black box, two Digital 132 lane change sections (four track sections), 10 curves 1/60°, a wireless tower, two wireless speed controllers, a transformer, guardrails, replacement contacts, instructions, verge border sections and track section interlocks. Assembled dimensions are 350 x 179 cm/11.48 x 5.87 ft. Track length: 9,0 m/29.53 ft. Launch date: November 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 21086 (added 10/27/2008)
MSRP: $250.00Age Range: 8 and upLaunch Date: February 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
A complete slot-car racing set, Police Chase features two authentically detailed cars. One, a Crown Victoria police interceptor with working headlights, and the other, a Corvette with blue under-lighting, race along the tracks at the command of two turbo-speed controllers included in the set. The lap-counter keeps track of who is in the lead.
— Five percent of 68 retailers said in October 2008 that slot cars are their top-selling hobby item.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 20575 (added 9/19/2008)
Wholesale Price: (Log in to view) MSRP: $79.99Age Range: 8 and upSKU or Item #: 62068Launch Date: April 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
The supercharged Mach 5 goes head-to-head with Racer X’s infamous #9 – Shooting Star – on a 1:43 scale. Fly down the track, careen around, over and through the competition, in this high-octane race set that includes almost 21 feet of track, a double loop, junction, flyover, lap counter, two turbo-speed controllers and the Mach 5 and Shooting Star cars. “Multi-generational fun,” Keith L. Strickland, a representative for Carrera Toys, emphasized to TDmonthly
. “No matter whether you're a beginner, young racer, or young at heart, Carrera Toys' entertainment-licensed 1:43 scale GO!!! MarioKart and Speed Racer slot-car race sets have mass appeal.” This product won a Dr. Toy Award for Best Products for Summer 2008. Launch date: April 2008.
— "This toy was a huge hit in our household," said Sue Christensen, mother of four boys ages 6 to 14, all of whom participated in TDmonthly's Roundtable review
of this product. "The kids were thrilled with Speed Racer from the moment they saw it in the box, through assembly and racing."
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 19019 (added 5/22/2008)
Wholesale Price: (Log in to view) MSRP: $79.99Age Range: 8 and upSKU or Item #: 62038Launch Date: February 2007Gender: Boys And Girls
Super Mario is participating in wild, incredible speed-duels on racetracks, battling to “crack lap records” against his archrival, Wario. “With top quality, durable tracks and cars and Carrera’s legendary Turbo speed controller, Carrera GO!!! is the ideal starter system for beginners, young racers and the young at heart,” Keith L. Strickland, a representative for Carrera Toys, told TDmonthly
. Launch date: February 2007.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 19018 (added 5/22/2008)
MSRP: $79.99Age Range: 8 and upSKU or Item #: 62068Launch Date: April 2008Gender: Boys And Girls
The supercharged Mach 5 goes head to head with Racer X’s infamous #9 – Shooting Star – on a 1:43 scale. Cars can fly down the track and careen around, over and through the competition in this high-octane race set that includes almost 21’ of track, a double loop, a junction, a flyover, a lap counter, two turbo speed controllers and the Mach 5 and Shooting Star cars. “From the ‘60s generation, who grew up idolizing Speed and Trixie … to today's youth … tapped into the pop-culture release of this summer's blockbuster, to the ‘console’ generation, which can especially appreciate video-game action brought to life, Carrera Toys' slot car systems are some of the few specialty toys in the market that bring them all together around one track,” Keith Strickland, account manager at Starmark International, told TDmonthly
. MSRP ranges from $69 to $89.99. Launch date: April 2008.
ToyDirectory Product ID#: 18932 (added 5/19/2008)