Nintendo create full-sized Mario Kart vehicles for LA Auto Show

In aid of promoting Mario Kart 7, which is due to release next month for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo of America have teamed up with West Coast Customs to produce two full-sized karts from the game which are being showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Attendees will be able to see both Mario’s iconic kart and Luigi’s Bumble V, and these aren’t just models – they’re electric cars that are actually may be driven!

You can also view a video below in which Fils-Aime explains the concept behind the idea of producing the life-size karts, as well as short clips showing West Coast Customs producing them.

[Thanks The Verge]

Alex Seedhouse
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