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The Zucchini.
Advantages Speed
Disadvantages Acceleration, Handling
Appearances Mario Kart 7

The Zucchini (known as the Gherkin in Europe and Australia) is an unlockable kart part in Mario Kart 7. It offers a speed boost while hindering acceleration and handling. The Zucchini may have been inspired by the Cucumber from Mario Kart DS. It resembles a mid sixties Formula One racecar, particularly those made by Lotus.

Stat boosts[edit]

  • Speed: +0.5
  • Acceleration: -0.25
  • Weight: 0
  • Handling: -0.25
  • Off-Road: 0


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Spanish (NOA) Pepinomóvil Cucumber Mobile
Spanish (NOE) Pepino-Móvil Cucumber-Mobile
French Cornichon Gherkin
Dutch Komkommer GTi Cucumber GTI, "GTi" stands for Gran Turismo injectie (Gran Turismo Injection)
German Renngurke Racing Cucumber
Italian Cetriolampo From "cetriolo" (cucumber) and "lampo" (lightning)
Portuguese Pepinomóvel Cucumber Mobile