Unlock the following characters by performing the corresponding tasks:
CHARACTER - HOW TO UNLOCK
Daisy - 1st in Mushroom Cup 150cc
Lakitu - 1st in Lightning Cup 150cc
Metal Mario - 1st in Special Cup 150cc
Queen Bee - 1st in Banana Cup 150cc
Mii - Place 1st in all cups in one CC level.
Rosalina - 1st in Star Cup 150cc
Shy Guy - 1st in Shell Cup 150cc
Wario - 1st in Flower Cup 150cc
Wiggler - 1st in Leaf Cup 150cc
Turbo boost ramp jump hint:
Just before going off a ramp, press the R button to jump right when you are at the edge of the ramp for a turbo boost. If done correctly, your character will perform a trick in the air and you will receive a small burst of speed.
Turbo boost in Music Park hint:
Toward the end of the Music Park Track there is a part where these Musical Notes bounce up and down every couple seconds. When these Musical Notes bounce they make the ground around them tremble and cause you to lose speed if you bounce. If you time it correctly and press the R Button right when you are bounced you will get a Turbo Boost for a short period of time.
Starting boost hint:
To get a turbo boost when the race starts, do not hold the acceleration button down before the countdown starts. Wait until just after the number 2 in the countdown disappears and then hold down the A or Y button. Do this to get a turbo boost as soon as the race begins and get a head start.
Unlock the following bonuses by performing the corresponding tasks:
BONUS - HOW TO UNLOCK
Mirror Mode - Complete every Cup in 150cc and get 1st place/Gold on all of them to unlock Mirror Mode.
New title screen - Watch the true ending.
True Ending - Place first in all cups in all cart classes.
Unlockable Kart Parts:
Unlock the following kart parts by performing the corresponding tasks:
KART PART - HOW TO UNLOCK
Gold Glider - Connect with 100 people via StreetPass or collect 10,000 coins.
Gold Standard (kart body) - Obtain a VR higher than 10,000 points or collect 20,000 coins.
Golden Steering Wheel - Play 100 recent matches and use the first person gyro controls 80% of the time.
Golden Wheels - Complete every cup on 50cc, 100cc, 150cc and Mirror Mode and receive a minimum of 1 star ranking for each cup to unlock.
Wooden Wheel - Collect 50 coins total in Grand Prix mode
Lakitu boost hint:
When you fall off the track or get stuck somewhere, Lakitu comes to pull you out and place you on the track again.When he's about to drop you, press the acceleration at the exact moment you're dropped onto the track and press on the Y or A button. Time it right and you'll get a Turbo Boost for a short period of time.
Unlockable Coin Kart Parts:
Unlock the following random kart parts (either a body, set of wheels, or glider) by earning the corresponding number of coins. You can earn 10 coins per race, 40 per cup:
KART PART - COINS
Random Part 1 - 50 coins
Random Part 10 - 700 coins
Random Part 11 - 800 coins
Random Part 12 - 900 coins
Random Part 13 - 1,000 coins
Random Part 14 - 1,200 coins
Random Part 15 - 1,400 coins
Random Part 16 - 1,600 coins
Random Part 17 - 1,800 coins
Random Part 18 - 2,000 coins
Random Part 19 - 2,500 coins
Random Part 2 - 100 coins
Random Part 20 - 3,000 coins
Random Part 21 - 3,500 coins
Random Part 22 - 4,000 coins
Random Part 23 - 4,500 coins
Random Part 24 - 5,000 coins
Random Part 3 - 150 coins
Random Part 4 - 200 coins
Random Part 5 - 250 coins
Random Part 6 - 300 coins
Random Part 7 - 400 coins
Random Part 8 - 500 coins
Random Part 9 - 600 coins
Unlockable Profile Stars:
Unlock the following stars next to your nickname during races by performing the corresponding tasks:
STARS - HOW TO UNLOCK
One Star Profile - Complete all cups in all modes with 1-star rating or better
Two Star Profile - Complete all cups in all modes with 2-star rating or better
Three Star Profile - Complete all cups in all modes with 3-star rating