Daytripper

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Daytripper
Daytripper-Mario.png
Mario on his Daytripper.
Size Class Medium
Strong stats Acceleration, Handling, Off-Road, Mini-Turbo
Weak stats Speed, Drift
Appearances Mario Kart Wii

The Daytripper (known as the Royal Racer in Europe and Oceania) is a medium-sized kart found in Mario Kart Wii. The vehicle resembles an old-fashioned and decorated, horse-drawn coach, with its rear tires larger than the front. Its name is a reference to the Beatles' song "Day Tripper", and the Spanish name of "Sunday Driver" references the lyrics "She was a daytripper, Sunday driver yeah".

The Daytripper can be unlocked by winning the 150cc Leaf Cup. Its bike counterpart is the Sugarscoot, which unlike the Daytripper, is available from the beginning of the game. This is the only pair of counterparts in which one vehicle is a starter, while the other is an unlockable. The Daytripper, along with the Cheep Charger, the Classic Dragster, the Dolphin Dasher and the Honeycoupe, has a color scheme for each character. It is also the only medium kart to use Peach's version for the Mario Kart Channel, Time Trial records, and on the unlocking screen. All other medium vehicles use Mario's versions for these appearances.

Princess Peach's Daytripper makes a cameo appearance as a trophy in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U.

Stats[edit]

Speed: 34/80
Weight: 45/80
Acceleration: 51/80
Handling: 59/80
Drift: 32/80
Off-road: 48/80
Mini-turbo: 54/80
Drift Type:
Out

The Daytripper features great handling along with decent weight, acceleration, off-road, and Mini-Turbo. However, its speed and drifting are rather low. It shares the same weight as the Standard Kart M and the same off-road as the Quacker. It is the slowest medium kart in the game.

Color schemes[edit]

  • Mario - Red and white body, dark yellow back.
  • Luigi - Green and white body, gray back.
  • Peach - Pink and white body, white back.
  • Daisy - Orange and white body, dark yellow back.
  • Yoshi - Light Green and white body, green back.
  • Birdo - Purple and white body, hot pink back.
  • Diddy Kong - Dark Brown and white body, brown back.
  • Bowser Jr. - Light Yellow and white body, golden yellow back.
  • Male Mii - Cadet blue and white body, golden yellow back.
  • Female Mii - White and pink body, reddish brown back.

Trading Card info[edit]

Trading Card

"Want a Kart that can blast-off quickly, handles great, and enjoys a nice Mini-Turbo boost? Not concerned about top speed or futuristic aerodynamics? Then Daytripper is the "Dream Sleeper" for you."

Gallery[edit]

Trophy description from Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Name Image Appears in NTSC-U Description PAL Description
Peach + Daytripper
Peach + Royal Racer
SSB4TrophyPeachDaytripper.png Wii Mario Kart Wii 04/2008 You may think it doesn't look like a racer. You may think it would look more at home on a carousel. But Peach will have the last laugh as she sails past the finish line, leaving you in the dust. The Daytripper's great handling lets it breeze through even the trickiest of courses–and what it lacks in speed, it makes up for in acceleration. You may think it doesn't look like a racer. You may think it would look more at home on a carousel. But Peach will have the last laugh as she sails past the finish line, leaving you in the dust. The Royal Racer's great handling lets it breeze through even the trickiest of courses–and what it lacks in speed, it makes up for in acceleration.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ファンタジア
Fantajia
Fantasia
Spanish Dominguero Sunday Driver
French (NOA) Kart Calèche Coach Kart
French (NOE) Carrosse Royal Royal Carriage
Italian Bolide Retrò Retro Race Kart

Trivia[edit]

  • The Female Mii is the only driver to use white as the primary body color for the Daytripper, while all other characters use white as the secondary body color. However, this is due to that a medium-sized Female Mii's kart color scheme is the inverse of Peach's color scheme for all karts, except for the Super Blooper and Sprinter.
  • If Dry Bowser uses the Offroader, its off-road will surpass the Daytripper by one point.