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The Slick tires are a set of unlockable wheels in Mario Kart 7 and in Mario Kart 8. In both of the games, they excel in speed and weight:  in Mario Kart 7, they hinder in acceleration, handling, and off-road; in Mario Kart 8, they hinder in acceleration, and traction. Its stats are identical with the Cyber Slick.

History

Mario Kart 7

The Slick tires makes its first appearance in Mario Kart 7. In this game, they appear as thick black tires.

They are tied with Gold Tires for the strongest speed boost and also the lowest off-road boost. They are tied with Gold Tires, Monster and Red Monster for the lowest handling.

Mario Kart 8

They return in Mario Kart 8, having an updated appearance from the previous installment. Major changes on the design of the tires are made; they now have green lines circling around the white disk, and the series logo is printed on it.

A variant of the Slick, called the Cyber Slick, aslo appears in Mario Kart 8, where they share the same stats.

Statistics

Mario Kart 7

Stat Name Stat Value
Speed +1
Acceleration -0.25
Weight +0.25
Handling -1.25
Off-Road -2.5

Mario Kart 8

Stat Name Stat Value
Speed +0.5
Acceleration -0.25
Weight +0.25
Handling 0
Traction -1
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