Red Monster

From the Super Mario Wiki, the Mario encyclopedia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Not to be confused with Hot Monster.
Red Monster
MK7 Red Monster.png
Strong stats Speed, Weight, Off-Road
Weak stats Acceleration, Handling
Appearances Mario Kart 7, Mario Kart Tour

The Red Monster is a set of unlockable tires in Mario Kart 7. They offer good speed, weight, and off-road, while hindering the acceleration and handling stats. Compared to the Monster tires, however, the Red Monster tires' acceleration is increased by a smaller rate, while their weight is slightly lower. They're tied with the Monster tires for the best off-road boost in the game. They're also tied with the Monster tires, the Slick tires, and the Gold Tires, for the lowest handling boost. The Red Monster and Monster are also the only tires that can drift off-road.

A similar tire part called the Hot Monster appears in Mario Kart 8; this tire, however, is statistically identical to the game's Monster tires.

The Red Monster tires return in Mario Kart Tour, where they are used by the Rambi Rider. Black versions are used by the Dozer Dasher and the Dark Buggy, and silver versions with a different appearance are used by the Rambi Runner. Unlike their last appearance, the tires now have the Mario Kart logo printed on them.

Stat boosts[edit]

  • Speed: +0.75
  • Sea Speed: -1
  • Air Speed: 0
  • Acceleration: -0.5
  • Weight: +0.75
  • Handling: -1.25
  • Sea Handling: -1.25
  • Air Handling: -1
  • Off-Road: +1.25
  • Mini-Turbo: +0.25
  • Stability: -1
  • Drift: -1


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese ワイルドレッド
Wild Red
Chinese 炫红狂野 (Simplified)
炫紅狂野 (Traditional)
Xuànhóng Kuángyě
Dazzling-red Wild
Dutch Monster (rood) Monster (red)
French Écrabouilleur Crusher
German Gelände rot Offroad red
Italian Maxi Rossi Big Red
Portuguese Vermelho Grande Big Red
Russian Красные
Spanish Rojo Red