Nintendo shows off Mario Kart 8s new 200cc mode - and its fast

If you felt that 150cc just wasn’t enough for your (clearly Red Bull-fuelled) thumbs then good news, Mario Kart 8's new 200cc mode is looking seriously speedy.

Comparison footage from Nintendo shows exactly how nifty those 50 extra ccs will make Mario and co. and shortens the lap time of the Piranha Plant Pipeway significantly. 200cc will be a free upgrade available to download on April the 23rd.

Prepare your eyes to never blink again below and then take a look at the rest of the Mario Kart 8 news from April's Nintendo Direct.