The company originally announced just one Mercedes-branded kart for Mario Kart 8 — the Mercedes-Benz GLA — but Nintendo has since added two new models to the game: the W25 Silver Arrow and the 300 SL Roadster, according to Kotaku’s Luke Plunkett.
Is Mario Kart 8 sponsored by Mercedes?
Nintendo is partnering with Mercedes to promote the automaker’s new GLA crossover. The car will actually make its way into Mario Kart 8 as a bit of free DLC in Japan, resulting in the rather unsettling image you can see below.
How did Mercedes get into Mario Kart?
You will have to put in a little bit of work to obtain the Mercedes-Benz DLC in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. For the 300 SL Roadster, you’ll need to collect 750 coins. The GLA Tires unlock at just 60 coins.
Is the Mercedes-Benz in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe?
We can confirm that the Mercedes-Benz DLC is fully featured in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and share with you a look at the 300 SL Roadster and GLA Tire set.
How many Mercedes cars are in Mario Kart?
nintendo’s mario kart 8 lets you drive three classic mercedes-benz cars.
Which Mercedes are in Mario Kart?
GLA – A kart based on Mercedes-Benz’s GLA-Class, a luxury compact SUV that made its debut in 2014.
How do you get the Mercedes in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Edition?
In Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, it can be unlocked randomly by collecting coins. Mario driving the GLA appears as one of the many Costume Mario power-ups in Super Mario Maker. It is unlocked when players clear the Mercedes-Benz Jump’n’Drive event course.
How do you unlock all karts in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe?
In order to unlock more Kart, Tires, and Gliders, you need to race in the Single Player Grand Prix mode. During each race of a four course Cup in the Grand Prix, you have the ability to collect up to ten coins before you cross the finish line.
Why is there a GLA in Mario Kart?
The GLA is a downloadable kart in the Mercedes-Benz × Mario Kart 8 pack for Mario Kart 8. It is based on the real-life Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, a luxury compact SUV. The kart body also reappears in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, where it is unlocked by collecting Coins. It offers higher speed and handling, but lower traction.