The B Dasher is Mario's main kart of choice in the game Mario Kart DS. It is a long, skinny, white kart with stripes along each side. It appeared on the boxart of Mario Kart DS. It has average speed, handling, and drift, above average acceleration and high items & weight; it is one of the heaviest karts in the game and its weight is tied with the Hurricane. B Dasher resembles the real Honda RA272 Formula One car.
In Mario Kart Wii, there is a kart called the B Dasher Mk. 2 in Europe, Australia and Japan, making it the Mario Kart DS kart's successor. However, it's called Sprinter in the American edition.
 Mario Kart 7
The B Dasher reappears in Mario Kart 7 as one of the selectable kart frames. It features a speed and handling boost, but its acceleration and off-road stats are hindered during the process.
 Mario Kart DS
- Speed: 6/10
- Acceleration: 7/10
- Weight: 8/10
- Handling: 5/10
- Drift: 5.5/10
- Items: 10/10
 Mario Kart 7
- Speed: +0.5
- Acceleration: -0.5
- Weight: 0
- Handling: +0.25
- Off-Road: -0.25
Mario Kart DS artwork of the B Dasher.
Mario, drifting on his B Dasher.
Metal Mario, next to the B Dasher.
A screenshot, displaying the B Dasher kart body.
The B Dasher icon from the kart customization screen of Mario Kart 7.
- Its name is most likely a reference to the controls of the side-scrolling NES games - the player presses and holds the B button to dash. The B button in SNES was also responsible for acceleration in Super Mario Kart.
- In Mario Kart Arcade GP 2, Mario's original kart resembles a stylized form of the B Dasher.
- The B Dasher's tailpipe design seems to be the inspiration for the tailpipe designs of the Standard Karts S/M/L from Mario Kart Wii.
 Names in Other Languages
||Thunderbold GTI, GTI stands for Gran Turismo Inyección (Gran Turismo Injection)
||Sprinter, probably from the Sprinter, which is outside North America known as the B Dasher Mk. 2. Sprinter also means someone who runs fast.
||An aggregation of Turbo and Bólide (Racing Car)