Anki Drive Stories July 7, 2015

Anki DRIVE Starter Kit: iOS/Android-controlled robot battle racing game $100 shipped (Reg. $150)

Amazon offers the Anki DRIVE Starter Kit Smart Robot Car Racing Game for $99.99 with free shipping, which is 33% below its regular price and a match for the best deal we’ve seen. Nearly 500 Amazon reviewers rate it 4.4 out of 5 stars. Features include:

  • Toys and video games collide in a first-of-its-kind real-life robot battle- racing game.
  • STARTER KIT includes two physical robot cars, BOSON and KOURAI, and the STARTER TRACK.
  • Easy setup: Roll out the 8.5′ x 3.5′ STARTER TRACK on any floor or table, download the free app, and take control of your car. Rolls back up and stores just as easily.
  • Use the free Anki DRIVE app to command and customize your cars with upgrades – make them faster on the track, boost firepower, and tons more.
  • Battle up to three friends or self-controlled robot cars per race. Each player must have an iOS or Android device to take control of a car. (Specific devices listed below.)

Battle up to four Anki Drive cars per track and upgrade your vehicles with weapons and gadgets for complete race mayhem. Choose between two exciting game modes: Battle Mode and Race Mode. Whether you’re the first car to score a set number of takeout wins or you’re in an all-out fight to the finish line, you’ll be at the edge of your seat no matter what mode you choose. Feeling friendly? You also have the option to team up with your friends, family or the in-game commanders to battle against any opponents you want to challenge.

Anki Drive Stories February 10, 2015

Anki OVERDRIVE Track Cars

Toy Fair 2015 has already had a big product announcement and it hasn’t even began yet. Anki, makers of smartphone connected toy racing cars, has announced its latest model with the OVERDRIVE. Built upon the success of the previous generation DRIVE, this newest model has fresh features and a large selection of expansion track options.

Head below for a video trailer, release date and pricing.

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Anki Drive Stories August 5, 2014


Amazon has the Anki Drive Starter Kit for $149.99 with free shipping, which is 25% below list and the first price drop of any kind. This promotion is also available at the official Anki online store.

Originally introduced at WWDC 2013, Anki Drive puts you behind the wheel of “killer robotic cars” in an action-packed race to the finish line. An on-board computer “allows each car to play to its own deadly strengths, and to battle using exclusive upgrades and weapons.”

anki-drive-carsThe Starter Kit includes:

  • 2 Anki DRIVE cars (Boson & Kourai)
  • 2 charging cases + power cord
  • The Starter Track (3.5′ x 8.5′)
  • Tire cleaner

The free Anki Drive app requires an iPad 3 or newer, iPhone 4s or newer, iPad mini, or iPod touch 5th generation or newer. Additional vehicles can be purchased for $70 a piece. Amazon reviewers rate it 4.4 out of 5 stars.

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