* Dodging Blue Shells with a carefully timed mushroom.
** [[OutrunTheFireball Especially if you jump off a ramp doing a trick while doing so in]] ''[[OutrunTheFireball Wii]]'' [[OutrunTheFireBall or]] ''[[OutrunTheFireball 7.]]''
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYQMDOfmqkQ This is probably the most awesome Blue Shell dodge EVER!]]
* ''Mario Kart 7'''s Rainbow Road has one part where characters ''drive on the rings of Saturn'', which is pretty awesome.
* From what we have seen from ''Mario Kart 8'', it is filled with awesomeness.
** Gliding near planes in Sunshine Airport.
** Racing up and down waterfalls in Shy Guy Falls.
** Many courses here have awesome stuff in them: Mario Circuit (driving on both sides of it), Electrodrome (all of it), N64 Rainbow Road, etc.
** The game alows you to watch the best moments of the race with slow motion!