Offroader

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Offroader
MKT Icon Offroader.png
The Offroader in Mario Kart Tour
Size Class Large
Strong stats Weight, Acceleration, Handling
Weak stats Speed, Drift
Appearances Mario Kart Wii, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (trophy cameo), Mario Kart Tour

The Offroader is a kart from the Mario Kart series. It resembles a dune buggy with bullhorns at the front, a spare tire on the back, a flag on the left side, and patterned camo. It also slightly resembles the Pipe Frame kart. The emblem is located on the hood, sides, and rear.

History[edit]

Mario Kart series[edit]

Mario Kart Wii[edit]

The Offroader debuts in Mario Kart Wii as a large kart with high acceleration and handling but below average speed. These traits, unusual among other large karts, make it similar to the Boo Pipes from Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, another heavy vehicle with lightweight qualities. The Offroader's highest strength is its weight, but its off-road capabilities are mediocre although the highest of all other karts in its class. However, if anyone (except Bowser, Donkey Kong, and Rosalina) uses the Offroader, its off-road stat can exceed average, but still cannot drift on normal off-road terrain.

The Offroader has the worst drifting among all karts in the game, and is also the slowest large kart in the game. However, the Offroader has the best acceleration and handling out of all the large karts, with the former being tied with the Standard Kart S and the latter being tied with the Classic Dragster, and it is the second heaviest vehicle in the game, behind the Piranha Prowler. It features the same speed and off-road as the Standard Bike S and its bike counterpart is the Wario Bike.

Dry Bowser drove this vehicle in the second March 2009 tournament.

Color schemes[edit]
Character Color scheme Image
Wario Golden yellow, magenta flag, purple shock absorbers Offroader-Wario.png
Waluigi Dark purple, blue flag, black shock absorbers Offroader-Waluigi.png
Donkey Kong Dark brown, green flag, gold shock absorbers Offroader-DonkeyKong.png
Bowser Grayish-green, red flag, dark purple shock absorbers Offroader-Bowser.png
King Boo Black, pink flag, magenta shock absorbers Offroader-KingBoo.png
Rosalina Cyan, yellow flag, indigo shock absorbers Offroader-Rosalina.png
Funky Kong Dark blue, light-green flag, red shock absorbers Offroader-FunkyKong.png
Dry Bowser Gray, maroon flag, brown shock absorbers Offroader-DryBowser.png
Male Mii Gold with touches of green and brown, yellow flag, gold shock absorbers Offroader-MiiM.png
Female Mii Hot pink, red flag, red shock absorbers Offroader-MiiF.png

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

The Offroader returns in Mario Kart Tour, where it is classified as a High-End kart. It increases the speed boosts and points resulted from performing Jump Boosts. However, unlike its Mario Kart Wii appearance, it only has Bowser's color scheme no matter which driver is using it and the color is slightly brighter. It is the signature kart of Dixie Kong and Peach (Explorer). It uses the Monster tires from Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe; however, the spare tire still resembles its original tires. A variant called the Brown Offroader debuts in the Wild West Tour, which is also classified as a High-End kart.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U[edit]

Funky Kong's Offroader makes a cameo appearance in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U as a trophy. The trophy can be obtained when it appears at random in one of the game's single-player modes.

Profiles and statistics[edit]

Mario Kart Wii[edit]

Speed: 39/80
Weight: 64/80
Acceleration: 48/80
Handling: 54/80
Drift: 18/80
Off-road: 43/80
Mini-turbo: 45/80
Vehicle type:
Drift

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U trophy[edit]

Name Image Appears in Description
Funky Kong + Offroader SSB4TrophyFunkyKongOffroader.png Wii Mario Kart Wii 04/2008 You may wonder why this kart is called the Offroader when its off-road ability is so average. But a true off-roader is a kart that can take on the world and survive–and this kart fits that description to a tee. It handles like a king, and if other karts try to ram into it, they'll be the ones crying. It just has one big weakness...drifting.

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Special skill MKT Icon Jump Boost.png Jump Boost Plus
Favorite courses
(Bonus points ×2)
MKT Icon Dino Dino Jungle R.png
GCN Dino Dino Jungle R
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 2.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 2
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 2T.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 2T
MKT Icon Toad Circuit R.png
3DS Toad Circuit R
MKT Icon Toad Circuit RT.png
3DS Toad Circuit R/T
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert.png
N64 Kalimari Desert
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert T.png
N64 Kalimari Desert T
MKT Icon Frappe Snowland R.png
N64 Frappe Snowland R
MKT Icon Koopa Troopa Beach 2.png
SNES Koopa Troopa Beach 2
MKT Icon Airship Fortress T.png
DS Airship Fortress T
MKT Icon Los Angeles Laps RT.png
Los Angeles Laps R/T
MKT Icon Neo Bowser City RT.png
3DS Neo Bowser City R/T
MKT Icon Koopa Troopa Beach RT.png
N64 Koopa Troopa Beach R/T
MKT Icon Sunset Wilds.png
GBA Sunset Wilds
MKT Icon Sunset Wilds R.png
GBA Sunset Wilds R
Favored courses
(Bonus points ×1.5)
MKT Icon Dino Dino Jungle.png
GCN Dino Dino Jungle
MKT Icon Dino Dino Jungle T.png
GCN Dino Dino Jungle T*
MKT Icon GBA Bowser's Castle 2R.png
GBA Bowser's Castle 2R
MKT Icon RMX Choco Island 1T.png
RMX Choco Island 1T
MKT Icon Toad Circuit T.png
3DS Toad Circuit T
MKT Icon Choco Island 2RT.png
SNES Choco Island 2R/T
MKT Icon RMX Choco Island 1.png
RMX Choco Island 1**
MKT Icon RMX Choco Island 1R.png
RMX Choco Island 1R
MKT Icon Choco Island 1.png
SNES Choco Island 1**
MKT Icon Choco Island 1R.png
SNES Choco Island 1R
MKT Icon Rock Rock Mountain T.png
3DS Rock Rock Mountain T*
MKT Icon Kalimari Desert R.png
N64 Kalimari Desert R
MKT Icon Frappe Snowland T.png
N64 Frappe Snowland T
MKT Icon Koopa Troopa Beach 2T.png
SNES Koopa Troopa Beach 2T
MKT Icon Koopa Troopa Beach 2R.png
SNES Koopa Troopa Beach 2R
MKT Icon Airship Fortress.png
DS Airship Fortress
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 1T.png
RMX Rainbow Road 1T
MKT Icon RMX Rainbow Road 1R.png
RMX Rainbow Road 1R
MKT Icon Los Angeles Laps.png
Los Angeles Laps
MKT Icon Los Angeles Laps R.png
Los Angeles Laps R
MKT Icon 3DS Cheep Cheep Lagoon RT.png
3DS Cheep Cheep Lagoon R/T
MKT Icon Sunset Wilds T.png
GBA Sunset Wilds T
MKT Icon Donut Plains 2.png
SNES Donut Plains 2
MKT Icon Donut Plains 2T.png
SNES Donut Plains 2T

* indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 3. ** indicates a favored course upgraded to a favorite course after reaching level 6.

  • Mario Kart Tour Twitter: "The Offroader is here to get you through thick and thin! The horns up front will clear a path, while the spare tire around back ensures that the wheels keep on turning. Take this reliable roadster anywhere!"[1]

Gallery[edit]

Mario Kart Wii[edit]

Mario Kart Tour[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese サバイバルバギー
Sabaibaru Bagī
Survival Buggy
Spanish Todoterreno All-Terrain
French (NOA) VTT Stands for véhicule tout terrain: "all-terrain vehicle"
French (NOE) Buggy Brute Brute Dune Buggy
German Offroader -
Italian Dune buggy -
Portuguese Touro Terreno Pun on touro (bull) and todo-o-terreno (offroad)
Korean 서바이벌카고
Seobaibeol Kago
Survival Cargo
Chinese (Traditional) 生存越野車
Shēngcún yuèyě chē
Survival Buggy

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