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Amsterdam Drift is a race course featured in Mario Kart Tour. It is named after and inspired by Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and makes its debut in the Amsterdam Tour, the city's namesake tour. The course also appears as Amsterdam Drift R (reverse), Amsterdam Drift T (with ramps), and Amsterdam Drift R/T (reverse and with ramps). The course is a favorite of Luigi (Golf), Mario (Aviator), Rosalina (Volendam), Donkey Kong Jr. (SNES), and the Nabbit and Pastry Chef Mii Racing Suits.
Though the track mainly features the city of Amsterdam, the windmills that appear in the course reference the Zaanse Schans, located just outside Amsterdam.
In the standard layout, the racers start the course on Damrak street, in between the Royal Palace of Amsterdam and De Bijenkorf, while they head towards Amsterdam Centraal Station before making a right turn. After that, the racers make a left turn while they pass the Montelbaanstoren, followed by going underneath the NEMO Science Museum and through the IJtunnel. The racers then glide over a river acting as both the IJ in Amsterdam and the Zaan at the Zaanse Schans, in between the mills Het Jonge Schaap and De Zoeker while avoiding their sails. They then make their way to a dirt road with Monty Moles (Goombas in the T variant) and a shortcut ramp. Houses and windmills resembling those found on the Zaanse Schans at the Zaanse Schans appear in the background of the area. The course eventually leads to a Dash Panel, making the racers jump onto a ferry. This is followed by another jump from the ferry onto the paved road again. The racers then go down the Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal street, which leads right behind the Royal Palace, along with Hotel Die Port van Cleve and the Former Amsterdam Main Post Office (currently a shopping mall known as Magna Plaza). There, there is a moving tram which drivers can run into for a Jump Boost. The road makes a gradual left, transitioning into the Rokin street and going past Gebouw Industria, before leading to the finish line. In the T and R/T variants and the Do Jump Boosts bonus challenge of the course, the player can go underwater in some parts of the course.
In the Amsterdam Tour, Amsterdam Drift serves as the tour's signature course. It appeared as the first course in the Rosalina Cup, the second course in the Donkey Kong Cup, the location of the bonus challenge in the Toad Cup, and the location of the tour's Coin Rush. Its R/T variant appeared as the third course in the Rosalina Cup, its R variant appeared as the first course in the Dry Bowser Cup and the second course in the Dixie Kong Cup, and its T variant appeared as the third course in the Dry Bowser Cup, the second course in the Ludwig Cup, and the location of the bonus challenge in the Luigi Cup.
In the Metropolitan Tour, Amsterdam Drift appeared as the third course in the Iggy Cup and the location of the bonus challenge in the Luigi Cup. Its R variant appeared as the third course in the Peach Cup, and its T variant appeared as the first course in the Wario Cup.
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