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This guide will show you how to gain Mini-Turbos and boost your speed more efficiently.

What is a Mini-Turbo?


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Mini-Turbo gives you an additional speed boost, as well as points for doing it. You can activate a Mini-Turbo after drifting for a long period of time and having your tires spark different colors.

How to Use Mini-Turbos


If you already know the drifting technique, it should already be easy to do mini turbo. While drifting you just maintain that drift by sliding left and right. When you see sparks under your tire, that means you have driften enough to successfully perform a Mini-Turbo. Release your finger to use it.


Drifting it is more efficient when held for longer periods of time, because the longer you drift, the more bonus points are gained during the race.

Benefits of Using Mini-Turbos

Mini-Turbos give you bonus speed boosts and points, making these one of the factors that will help you win and obtain a high score! It will also help you get around corners a lot faster, so master that drifting technique and take advantage of the Mini-Turbo!

Types of Mini-Turbo


A (Regular) Mini-Turbo occurs when the sparks from your tires are blue. This Mini-Turbo boost gives you an additional 10-25 points and a small speed boost.

Super Mini-Turbo

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A Super Mini-Turbo occurs when the spark in your tire turns orange. You can attain this by continuing drifting past the blue spark and for a lot longer, which will give you an orange spark. The Super Mini-Turbo gives an additional 26-50 points and a moderate speed boost.

Ultra Mini-Turbo

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This is the final form of Mini-Turbo called an Ultra Mini-Turbo. You just have to continue your drifiting for a lot longer, and when the spark in your tire turns pink, you have done the maximum turbo. It will give an additional points 55 or higher and a large speed boost.

Karts with Mini-Turbo Plus

Mini-Turbo Plus
Mini-Turbo PlusMini-Turbo Plus Greatly increases Mini-Turbo boost time and points earned for performing one.
Blue BadwagonBlue Badwagon BadwagonBadwagon Gold BlooperGold Blooper Super BlooperSuper Blooper
Soda JetSoda Jet LandshipLandship Koopa ClownKoopa Clown WarshipWarship
Dark ClownDark Clown Carrot KartCarrot Kart Ribbon RiderRibbon Rider ZucchiniZucchini
Turbo BirdoTurbo Birdo Platinum TaxiPlatinum Taxi P-WingP-Wing Egg 1Egg 1
Wild BlackWild Black Rose QueenRose Queen Banana MasterBanana Master Choco MacharonChoco Macharon
Happy RideHappy Ride Gold Cheep ChargerGold Cheep Charger Clackety KartClackety Kart Black Kabuki DasherBlack Kabuki Dasher
Head HonchoHead Honcho 8-Bit Pipe Frame8-Bit Pipe Frame Star-Spangled FlyerStar-Spangled Flyer Pumpkin KartPumpkin Kart
Red Standard 8Red Standard 8 Currently UnavailableParty-Wing

There are some karts with a Special Skill known as Mini-Turbo Plus, which further increases Mini-Turbo boosts and points earned for performing one. Since you will be doing many boosts ideally, these are some of the best karts in the game. Take advantage of these karts and max out your points.

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