The kart has a light yellow raised hood in the front, and the exhaust pipes look like wings. It is unlocked by completing all 100cc Nitro Grand Prix cups.
The Light Tripper has good acceleration and excellent drift, but it is a light kart and has a low items stat. Meanwhile, its speed and handling are average. In terms of hidden stats, the Light Tripper has an average Off-Road and Mini-Turbo speed. The Light Tripper, along with the Standard PC, has the best drift within the game.
Princess Daisy and Dry Bones can use the Light Tripper once the player completes all 150cc Nitro or Retro Grand Prix cups, but only if they are unlocked first, and to let any character use it, the player must complete all Mirror Mode cups.
The Light Tripper has a dark pink variant named the Light Dancer, which is owned by Princess Daisy, and has varying stats.