We have celebrated the upcoming release of Mario Kart U by picking some real life inspirations to add to your shopping go-kart. It’s been five years since Mario Kart Wii hit store shelves and for anyone without a Nintendo DS, it’s been a tyre-some wait indeed.

But with new footage unveiled at the recent E3 games expo in Los Angeles, the very latest Mario Kart has got everyone at Motors.co.uk excited.

The unofficial champion of the kart racer, Mario Kart’s greatness is owed to its outrageously adorable and whacky characters, insane environments and iconic projectile attack system, all components we wanted to celebrate.

In celebration of the news and all the game’s best features, we’ve compiled a list of real-life cars that would be perfect fits for our favourite Mario Kart characters.


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