Sport Bike

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Sport Bike
SportBikeBodyMK8.png
Strong stats Handling, Acceleration
Weak stats Traction, Weight
Appearances Mario Kart 8, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

The Sport Bike is a Bike body that appears in Mario Kart 8 and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. As its name implies, it resembles a typical sports bike with a fairing enclosing the front part and as such it could be considered the successor to the Mach Bike from Mario Kart Wii. The bike has good acceleration and handling stats, but its weight and especially traction stats are poor. The character's logo is at the center of the front side, and there is another logo next to the exhaust pipe. It changes its varnish depending on its driver. It has the same stats as the Comet, the Yoshi Bike, and the Jet Bike. It has a four stroke twin cylinder and its sound is shared with the Yoshi Bike.

Although this bike is available from the start, CPU players will never use it, thus it is a player exclusive vehicle in the Wii U version. It is also the only starter vehicle with this feature. In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, however, it must now be unlocked by collecting coins. A CPU Larry or Rosalina can be occasionally seen using this body paired with the Slim tires and Super Glider.

Stats[edit]

  • Ground Speed: 0
  • Water Speed: 0
  • Air Speed: 0
  • Anti-Gravity Speed: -0.25
  • Acceleration: +0.75
  • Weight: -0.25
  • Ground Handling: +0.75
  • Water Handling: +0.75
  • Air Handling: +0.75
  • Anti-Gravity Handling: +0.5
  • Traction: -1.25
  • Mini-Turbo: +0.5
  • Drift Type: Inside

Varnish types[edit]

The Sport Bike has three different varnish types. All three of these are used by multiple characters.

The first varnish is red and dark blue. A Bullet Bill Speed Trial and Chain Chomp Racing Chains logos are on both sides.

The second varnish type is green with white trim. It has advertisements for 1-Up Racing, Roy Smooth Sounds, Mushroom Piston and Lemmy's Tire Service. A 1-Up Mushroom adorns the front of the bike.

The third varnish type is yellow and orange. It has signs for Peach & Daisy Royal Patisserie, Princess Orange and Lemmy's Tire Service on it.

On an additional note, the green and the yellow/orange varnishes for the Sport Bike greatly resemble the green and orange-yellow varnishes for the Circuit Special.

Body Characters Mii Colors Mii amiibo Racing Suits
SportBikeBodyMK8.png MK8 Mario Icon.pngMK8 MMario Icon.pngYoshiRed-MK8.pngYoshiBlue-MK8.pngLight-blue YoshiYoshiBlack-MK8.pngMK8 Toad Icon.png
MK8 ShyGuy Icon.pngBlue Shy GuyLight-blue Shy GuyShyGuyBlack-MK8.pngMK8 BabyMario Icon.pngMK8 Bowser Icon.pngMK8 Wario Icon.png
MK8 Waluigi Icon.pngMK8 Roy Icon.pngMK8 Larry Icon.pngMK8 Morton Icon.pngMK8 Link Icon.pngMK8 Dry Bowser Icon.pngMK8DX King Boo Icon.pngMK8DX Male Inkling Icon.png
Red, Light-blue, Blue, Purple, Black Mario Suit, Hylian Suit, Captain Falcon Suit, Fox Suit, Toad Suit, Bowser Suit, Rosalina Suit, Mega Man Suit, Sonic Suit, Pikmin Suit
Sport Bike Green.png MK8 Luigi Icon.pngMK8 Yoshi Icon.pngYoshiWhite-MK8.pngMK8 Koopa Icon.pngGreen Shy GuyShyGuyWhite-MK8.pngMK8 Lakitu Icon.png
MK8 BabyLuigi Icon.pngMK8 Iggy Icon.pngMK8 Lemmy Icon.pngMK8 Ludwig Icon.pngVillager (male)MK8 Isabelle Icon.pngMK8DX Dry Bones Icon.pngMK8 Bowser Jr Icon.png
Light-green, Green, White Luigi Suit, Yoshi Suit, Animal Crossing Suit
SportBikeOrangeYellowVarnishMK8.png MK8 Peach Icon.pngMK8 Daisy Icon.pngMK8 Rosalina Icon.pngYoshiYellow-MK8.pngYoshiPink-MK8.pngYoshiOrange-MK8.pngYellow Shy Guy
Pink Shy GuyOrange Shy GuyMK8 Toadette Icon.pngMK8 BabyPeach Icon.pngMK8 BabyDaisy Icon.pngMK8 BabyRosalina Icon.pngMK8 PGPeach Icon.png
MK8 DKong Icon.pngMK8 Wendy Icon.pngMK8 Tanooki Mario Icon.pngMK8 Cat Peach Icon.pngVillager (female)MK8DX Female Inkling Icon.png
Orange, Yellow, Pink, Brown Peach Suit, Donkey Kong Suit, Kirby Suit, Varia Suit, Wario Suit, Pac-Man Suit

Gallery[edit]

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese マッハGP
Mahha GP
Mach GP
Spanish (NOA) Moto GP GP Bike
Spanish (NOE) Moto Bala Bullet Bike
French Sport GP Sport GP
Dutch Circuitsrijder Circuit Combatant
German Renn-Bike Race Bike
Portuguese Relâmpago Lightning

Trivia[edit]

  • Like the Circuit Special, excluding the large Mii, the green varnish is the only varnish color that's not used by any large body frame characters.