Mario Kart Arcade GP is the first of a trio of arcade Mario Kart games, the game was released in 2005.

Mario Kart GP Artwork.

Mario Kart GP Artwork.


Waluigi is not a character until Mario Kart Arcade GP 2.


Mario Stage

Donkey Kong Stage

Wario Stage

Pac-Man Stage

Bowser Stage

Rainbow Stage

(Note: Rainbow Stage is only unlocked if the player completes the first 5 stages.)


There are over 100 items in this game, making the Mario Kart Arcade GP games having the record for the most items. Here are just some of them.

Special Items

Like Mario Kart: Double Dash!!, there are lots of Special Items in this game lots for each character.

Mario and Luigi:



  • Egg Body
  • Rolling Egg
  • Tongue
  • Whacking Fan



  • Bob-omb
  • Snot Bomb
  • Stretch Punch
  • Wario Car


Donkey Kong:

Pac-Man and Ms Pac-Man:

  • Galaga
  • Pooka
  • Power Ball
  • Quack Hammer
  • Rally X

Blinky the Ghost:

  • Flare Ball
  • Ghost Morph
  • Ghost Shield
  • Monster's Hammer
  • Petit Monster

Random Special Item

Prize Items

  • Absorbing Mushroom
  • Banana Shot
  • Black Shell
  • Car Horn
  • Dash Bazooka
  • Dizziness Virus
  • Fire Cracker
  • Giant Mushroom (Mega Mushroom)
  • Heavy Mushroom
  • High Beam
  • Invisible Mushroom
  • Item Seal
  • Jump Seal
  • Laughter Bag
  • Magic Hand
  • Mustache Pen
  • Off-key Speaker
  • Rain Cloud
  • Reflect Shield
  • Shield
  • Slimy Mushroom
  • Smokescreen
  • Snow Cloud
  • Thunder Cloud
  • Time Bomb (L)
  • Tox-Banana Shot
  • Trash Can
  • Wheel Virus

Triple Prize Items



Mario Kart Arcade GP (Namco, 2005) Triforce

Mario Kart Arcade GP (Namco, 2005) Triforce

Mario Kart games
Main Titles Super Mario KartMario Kart 64Mario Kart: Super Circuit
Mario Kart: Double Dash!!Mario Kart DSMario Kart WiiMario Kart 7Mario Kart 8Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Arcade Titles Mario Kart Arcade GPMario Kart Arcade GP 2Mario Kart Arcade GP DXMario Kart Arcade GP VR