Hot Wheels Color Shifters Sharkport Showdown Review – The Hot Wheels Color Shifters Sharkport Showdown is an excellent toy to add to your little thrill seeker’s Hot Wheels collection. With chomping shark jaws, color changing cars, and a dunk tank and splash pool this portable-sized toy is packed with action and thrills! It connects with your other Hot Wheels Sets, so you can create your own elaborate racing set up with fun obstacles.
This product has small parts and is not recommended for Children ages 3 and under.
Manufacturer recommended for kids ages 4-10
Product Dimensions: 15 x 2.5 x 12 inches, 1.6 pounds
One color- changing Hot Wheels car
Some assembly required- The set includes
- Two color-change zones (the dunk tank and the splash pool),
- The launch tower
- The chomping shark mechanism and release levers
- Ramps between different locations
- Stickers decorate your Sharkport
- Compatible with Hot Wheels tracks, but tracks not included.
1. Creative and Fun: This toy encourages creative and active play. Trying to get a car past the shark is exhilarating and fun. The color changing car adds a fun dynamic, and the dunk tank and splash pad make it even more flexible for imaginative play.
2. Compact and Portable: The size of this toy makes it appropriate for bringing along on trips to the pool or visits to grandma’s house. It is large enough to be fun and engaging, but small enough to not take up too much space in the house or car.
3. Water Optional: You can play with the Shark and the tanks with or without water, although the car will not change colors without water. It is still fun to play with, trying to avoid getting “eaten” by the shark and then using another car to rescue any cars that do get caught in the shark’s teeth.
4. Compatibility: Hot Wheels Color Shifters Sharkport Showdown is compatible with other Hot Wheels race tracks, so you can use it in conjunction with other tracks to create a complex obstacle course for your Hot Wheels cars. This means unlimited options for play.
5. Price: This product is at a reasonable price point, and would make an excellent addition to any Hot Wheels collection.
6. No Batteries Required! The toy can be played with right out of the box, with no need to change batteries or charge anything.
Things To Consider
1. Water play: If you want the car to change color, then you will need to refill the reservoirs of both the dunk tank and the splash pool with cold and warm water. Combined with the active splashing and crashing of the cars when playing with this toy, it can cause puddles. It is best to use this toy on a floor that can handle a little getting wet, or to use a towel underneath the toy.
2. Small pieces: The toy does require a small amount of assembly (detailed instructions are included), and it is possible that pieces could be lost or broken. The set is of high quality however, and if taken care of it should provide hours of entertainment.
This toy is an excellent play set for kids who enjoy the action of trying to keep their car safe from the shark, and the color changing feature is an extra plus when using the splash pad and dunk tank. It offers thrills and fun all on its own or in combination with another Hot Wheels set. It is offered at a fair price and offers tons of creative fun.