Splat Buggy

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Splat Buggy
MK8DX Splat Buggy.png
Strong stats Speed
Weak stats Weight, Acceleration, Handling
Appearances Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

The Splat Buggy is one of the three additional vehicle bodies in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe not present in the original game. It is one of the two All-Terrain Vehicles based on the Splatoon series, the other being the Inkstriker. The vehicle looks nearly identical to the Standard ATV, but with a different frontal styling, a slimmer body, and equipped with a tank of ink on the back. Much like the Inkstriker, the exhaust pipes sprays ink when getting a speed boost. The ink colors differ depending on the color of the Inkling. For every other character, it uses the pink Inkling Girl's color scheme, with the Mario franchise Super Mushroom emblem embedded instead of the Splatoon-themed arrows. It is available from the start.

The Splat Buggy shares its stats with the Blue Falcon. It boosts speed, while reducing the weight, acceleration and handling stats. The stat changes are mostly minor, with the biggest change being the reduction in weight.

The engine sound is shared with the Standard Kart, Pipe Frame, Gold Standard, Teddy Buggy and Wild Wiggler.


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe[edit]

  • Ground Speed: +0.25
  • Water Speed: -0.25
  • Air Speed: 0
  • Anti-Gravity Speed: +0.25
  • Acceleration: -0.25
  • Weight: -0.5
  • Ground Handling: -0.25
  • Water Handling: +0.25
  • Air Handling: -0.5
  • Anti-Gravity Handling: +0.5
  • Traction: 0
  • Mini-Turbo: -0.25






  • Ironically, Link, the Male and Female Villagers, and Isabelle also have the Mario symbol on their versions of the Splat Buggy, despite them coming from completely different series.