Mario Kart 2008 version is a sequel to Mario Kart Wii. This game is for the Wii.


Default CharactersEdit

  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Peach
  • Toad
  • Baby Mario
  • Bowser
  • DK
  • Boo
  • Goomba
  • Honey Queen
  • Yoshi
  • Bee
  • Baby Peach
  • Koopa Troopa
  • Gooper Blooper
  • Wario
  • Blooper
  • Pianta
  • Noki
  • Toadette
  • Lakitu (Red Shell)
  • Shy Guy
  • Kamek
  • Major Burrows
  • Baron Brrr
  • Spike
  • Petey Piranha
  • Sonic
  • Tails
  • Monty mole
  • Morton Koopa Sr.
  • Dixie Kong
  • Tiny Kong
  • Candy Kong
  • Whomp
  • Lubba
  • Metal Mario
  • Goombella
  • Goomboss
  • Spongebob
  • Mii

Unlockable CharactersEdit

  • Waluigi (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Star Cup)
  • Daisy (Unlocked by winning the 50cc Mushroom Cup)
  • Shadow Mario (Unlocked by winning the 100cc Flower Cup)
  • Baby Luigi (Unlocked by playing the 15 Time Trials)
  • Wiggler (Unlocked by playing all the Time Trials)
  • Funky Kong (Unlocked by winning the 10 WFC on Wi-Fi Connection of Matches)
  • Boom Boom and Pom Pom (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mushroom Cup)
  • Dry Bowser (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mirror Shell Cup)
  • Wart (Unlocked by playing the 1000 races)
  • Rosalina (Unlocked by Have a Super Mario Galaxy save file on your Wii Winning the 150cc Leaf Cup)
  • Birdo (Unlocked by winning the 100cc Banana Cup)
  • Hammer Bro. (Unlocked by winning the 50cc Leaf Cup)
  • Toadsworth (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mirror Star Cup)
  • Bowser Jr. (Unlocked by winning the 50cc Lightning Cup)
  • Koopa Paratroopa (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Special Cup)
  • Diddy Kong (Unlocked by Playing Time Trials on all tracks in Special Cup)
  • Wrinkly Kong (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mirror Special Cup)
  • Lanky Kong (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mirror Flower Cup)
  • Cranky Kong (Unlocked by winning the 50cc Flower Cup)
  • Baby Daisy (Unlocked by Playing Time Trials on all 6 tracks in Leaf Cup)
  • Dry Bones (Unlocked by Have a GCN Memory Card with a Mario Superstar Baseball savefile in the Wii as you're playing and he will be unlocked randomly)
  • Dry Bowser Jr. (Unlocked by Do a 2-P battle.1-P has to be Bowser and 2-P has to be Dry this 5 times)
  • Eyerok (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mirror Leaf Cup)
  • King K. Rool (Unlocked by Unlock 4 expert staff ghosts)
  • Kritter (Unlocked by Unlock 8 expert staff ghosts)
  • R.O.B. (Unlocked by winning the 150cc Mirror Mushroom Cup)
  • E. Gadd (Unlocked by winning the 50cc Star Cup


There are now 6 courses in each cup. There are 48 courses in total.

Mushroom CupEdit

  • Luigi Lake
  • Peach's Hospital
  • Wiggler Park
  • DK Jungle
  • Paratroopa Mountain
  • Fire Flower Circuit

Flower CupEdit

  • Waluigi's Bomb-Omb Factory
  • Koopa Troopa Island
  • Noki Volcano
  • Mario Circuit
  • Pianta Village
  • Shadow Mario's Casino

Star CupEdit


  • Boo Barn
  • Blooper's Apartment Store
  • Yoshi Parkway
  • Wario's Kart Factory
  • Baby Daisy's Teddy Bear Shop
  • Tails Factory

Special CupEdit


  • Baby Peach's Daycare
  • Wart's Subcon Temple
  • Daisy's Shopping Mall
  • Bowser Castle
  • Rosalina's Gateway to the Stars
  • Rainbow Road


Shell CupEdit

  • Daisy Cruiser GCN
  • Toad's Factory Wii
  • Cheep-Cheep Island GBA
  • Donut Plains 3 SNES
  • Koopa Troopa Circuit 8

Banana CupEdit

  • Ribbon Road GBA
  • Mario Circuit 2 SNES
  • Luigi's Mansion NDS
  • Mushroom City GCN
  • Coconut Mall Wii
  • Yoshi Neons 8

Leaf CupEdit


  • Koopa Cape Wii
  • Kalimari Desert N64
  • Boo Lake GBA
  • Sherbet Land GCN
  • Wario Stadium NDS
  • Steel Mines 8

Lightning CupEdit


  • Bowser's Castle GCN
  • Cheese Land GBA
  • Airship Fortress NDS
  • Yoshi Valley N64
  • Sky Garden GBA
  • Rainbow Coaster 8

Unlocking CupsEdit

  • Star Cup (Get a gold medal on the Mushroom and Flower Cups)
  • Special Cup (Get a gold medal on the Star Cup)
  • Leaf Cup (Get a gold medal on the Banana and Shell Cups)
  • Lightning Cup (Get a gold medal on the Leaf Cup)