The Sneeker (known as the Bounder in the British English version) is an unlockable kart body that appears in Mario Kart 8. It looks like a type of shoe called a sneaker, which is where it gets its name. There are four colored variants, a red variant, a yellow variant, a pink variant, and a gray variant, and it changes colors depending on which character is using it. Its stats are identical to the Standard Kart, the Cat Cruiser, the Prancer, The Duke, the Teddy Buggy and the 300 SL Roadster, which means it grants drivers no advantages or disadvantages. The engine sound is actually a deeper sounding version of the Standard Kart, Pipe Frame, Teddy Buggy, and the Wild Wiggler.
In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, it is now available from the start and now increases speed while decreasing acceleration and traction; its stats are shared with the Gold Standard and Master Cycle, and it offers the worst traction stat of any vehicle body in the game. A CPU Wendy is occasionally seen using this body paired with the Standard tires. CPU Toad also occasionally uses the Sneeker body paired with the Blue Standard tires, and a CPU-controlled Shy Guy is seen pairing the Sneeker with the Off-Road tires instead.
Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
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