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Mattel Team Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare Track Set

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PRODUCT: Mattel Team Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare Track Set ( Team Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare

DESCRIPTION: A track system to race two cars side by side, with dual strip, matrix loop, inverted freefall jump, vehicle snare and 'fair start' feature. Includes track pieces and 1 x hot wheels vehicle. Suitable for children aged 4 years upwards.

ASSEMBLY: The Team Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare Track Set comes in many pieces which need to be assembled prior to use, with adult supervision where necessary. The pieces simple slot and clip together, and a diagrammed instructions leaflet is included which offers a step-by-step guide to both assembly and play.

GOOD POINTS: The Double Dare Snare Track Set is another excellent track system from Mattel - this time from the Team Hot Wheels range - which young boys in particular will not only love building, but will have fantastic fun using to race their favourite Hot Wheels vehicles against each other.

The set, which is best set up on level floor, includes a number of track pieces of varying shapes, sizes and colours (brown, orange and silver with some sticker detailing) which are easy to assemble using the instructions leaflet provided.

Mattel Team Hot Wheels Double Dare SnareThe track has some excellent features, best of all that your child can race their cars side-by-side with their friends thanks to a dual starting strip, which leads into a single large 360° loop and then tapers off to a final exciting 'canyon' jump, wide enough for only one car at a time! A brilliantly designed snare, or rescue pod, which is suspended off an arm attached to the top of the loop, is clamped onto the end track piece prior to the start of the race - the first car around the loop and off the jump is saved from the fall by being caught in the snare, while the losing car is left to make the dangerous fall!

The set also boosts a brilliant starting 'block' for each Hot Wheels vehicle, whereby the (elasticated) launch lever is pulled back into position, and the vehicle is placed in front of the lever and then send flying around the track by simply pushing the large grey release button.

In addition, the track incorporates a separate ejection ramp on each of the starting straights, which is designed to catch out those who release their vehicle too early! These ejection ramps are both set (once the vehicles are on their starting positions) by pushing down the central lever which then slowly lifts the ramps simultaneously off the main track; once the ramps are raised, then the vehicles can be launched, however launch too early, and the vehicles will travel up the ejection ramp and off the side!

In our opinion, this is an excellent addition to the Hot Wheels range, with some unique and cleverly designed features which make for some fast, fun and nail biting races for both friends and family to enjoy.

BAD POINTS: The track is quite difficult for a child to dismantle following use. Only one Hot Wheels vehicle is included.

PRICE: Approx. £21.99

Available from Amazon and Argosalt 

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