Sports Coupe

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Sports Coupe
Sports Coupé
SportsCoupeMK8.png The Sports Coupe in Mario Kart 8.
Strong stats Speed, Weight (MK8)
Weight, Traction (MK8D)
Weak stats Acceleration, Traction (MK8)
Acceleration, Handling (MK8D)
Appearances Mario Kart 8, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

The Sports Coupe (written as Sports Coupé in Europe and Oceania) is an unlockable kart body that appears in Mario Kart 8. Unlike most other vehicles, it has three exhaust pipes. It offers a boost in speed and weight, but a decrease in acceleration and a large decrease in traction. It has identical stats to the Mach 8, Circuit Special, Gold Standard, B Dasher, and P-Wing. Like the Circuit Special, its engine sound is reminiscent to a real life racing car and is one of the vehicles in Mario Kart 8 to have a supercharged engine.

In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, CPU Daisy, Dry Bones, and Mario can be seen occasionally riding this kart with Standard tires. Donkey Kong and King Boo are also seen using this kart occasionally, but pairs it up with the Monster tires instead. Toad and Toadette's staff ghost use the Sports Coupe body in Toad Harbor and Toad's Turnpike respectively for 200cc Time Trials.


Mario Kart 8[edit]

  • Ground Speed: +0.5
  • Water Speed: +0.25
  • Air Speed: +0.5
  • Anti-Gravity Speed: +0.25
  • Acceleration: -0.25
  • Weight: +0.25
  • Ground Handling: 0
  • Water Handling: 0
  • Air Handling: 0
  • Anti-Gravity Handling: -0.25
  • Traction: -1
  • Mini-Turbo: -0.5

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe[edit]

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


Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スーパースター
Spanish Deportivo From auto deportivo (sport car)
French (NOA) Coupé sport Sports Coupe
French (NOE) Propulsar From Propulser (Shoot out)
Dutch Topsporter (Top) athlete or sportsman
German Sportcoupé Sports coupe
Italian Sportento Pun on sport and portento (portent)
Portuguese Desportivo From carro desportivo (sports car)