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This article is about a type of kart in Mario Kart DS. For information about the Boost Pads from the Mario Kart series also known as Zippers, see Boost Pad.
Strong stats Speed, Acceleration, Weight, Drift and Items
Weak stats (none)
Appearances Mario Kart DS

The Zipper is Waluigi's second standard kart from Mario Kart DS. It is a Chopper styled motorcycle. The Purple Strike from Mario Kart Arcade GP 2 may have been inspired from it. The kart is well-balanced. It is the first bike-like vehicle to appear in the Mario Kart series; however, Mario Kart Wii was the first game to have actual bikes. The Zipper has the same speed as the Shooting Star and the Light Dancer and the same weight like the Streamliner and the ROB-LGS.


  • Speed: 6.5/10
  • Acceleration: 6/10
  • Weight: 7/10
  • Handling: 5/10
  • Drift: 5.5/10
  • Items: 10/10


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese トリッパー
Spanish Wavidson Wavidson (portmanteau of "Waluigi" and "Davidson", a brand of motorcycle)
French Chopper
German Trike Trike (portmanteau of the prefix "tri-" and "bike")
Italian Wamoto Wabike (from "Waluigi" and motociclo, the Italian word for motorcycle)
Korean 트라이크
Trike (portmanteau of the prefix "tri-" and "bike")