Jetsetter

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Jetsetter
Jetsetter-Wario.png
Wario on his Jetsetter.
Size Class Large
Strong stats Speed, Weight
Weak stats Acceleration, Handling, Drift, Off-Road, Mini-Turbo
Appearances Mario Kart Wii

The Jetsetter (also known as the Aero Glider in PAL regions) is a large kart that appears in Mario Kart Wii. The Jetsetter resembles a Le Mans Prototype racecar and the body has a similar design to the Streamliner, but has more of a rectangular shape as opposed to the Streamliner's wedge-shaped body.

The Jetsetter features a three-pointed nose with the middle point shorter and thicker. It has blue wheels, a rear fin and a single dual exhaust port in the back. It is unlocked by receiving at least a one star rank in all the 150cc Retro Cups.

The Sprinter (its rough equivalent in middle-sized vehicles) is also very similar to the Jetsetter in shape, though the Sprinter is more clearly modeled on Formula 1 racecars.

The Jetsetter's bike counterpart is the Spear.

The Jetsetter is one of the very few vehicles in Mario Kart Wii to have a similar engine sound as the Standard Kart from Mario Kart DS.

Stats[edit]

Speed: 69/80
Weight: 56/80
Acceleration: 21/80
Handling: 17/80
Drift: 27/80
Off-road: 16/80
Mini-turbo: 16/80
Drift Type:
Out

The Jetsetter is the fastest vehicle in the game. It also has decent weight, but is actually the lightest large kart in the game. All of the Jetsetter's other stats are severely low; it is notable in that it has the worst handling, off-road, and Mini-Turbo stats in the game, while also having the same acceleration as the Wild Wing. Additionally, Funky Kong's Jetsetter has the best speed stat in the game.

Color schemes[edit]

  • Wario – (Purple with gold-yellow stripes and windshield)
  • Waluigi – (Bluish-purple with yellow stripes and windshield)
  • Donkey Kong – (Pink with white stripes and yellow windshield)
  • Bowser – (Dark Green with yellow stripes and windshield)
  • King Boo – (White with red stripes and yellow windshield)
  • Rosalina – (Turquoise with yellow stripes and windshield)
  • Funky Kong – (Dark Brown with white stripes and yellow windshield)
  • Dry Bowser – (Black with white stripes and yellow windshield)
  • Male Mii – (Orange with blue stripes and yellow windshield)
  • Female Mii – (White with lavender stripes and pink windshield)

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ファストグライド
Fasuto Guraido
Fast Glide
Spanish Autodeslizador Auto Glider
French (NOE) Bolide Stellaire Stellar Racing Car
Italian Protoracer from the prefix Proto-, derivative from Prototype, and racer
Korean 제트글라이더
Jhet Geulaideo
Jet Glider

Trivia[edit]

  • The Jetsetter and Spear are the only pair of vehicles in the game in which the weight stats are exactly the same.
  • If Mario or Luigi rides on the Wild Wing, its weight can surpass the Jetsetter's weight by one point.
  • The coloring on the Unlocking Screen shows Donkey Kong's version, while the icon on the Time Trials ghost data depicts Wario's version.
  • The Large Female Mii is the only character to have a Jetsetter with a pink windshield-color than the rest, which have yellow windshields.
  • Rosalina is the only driver to use a light yellow windshield, while the rest use standard yellow windshields.