(LOS ANGELES) -- Mario Kart jumped out of the screen and raced into the showroom at the L.A. auto show Thursday when Nintendo unveiled two life-size Mario Karts it commissioned from West Coast Customs.
The working models of Mario’s personal race car and Luigi’s Bumble V car were built to promote Mario Kart 7, which hits stores Dec. 4 as the franchise’s first 3-D game.
Visitors to the auto show can view the cars and play Mario Kart 7 at Nintendo’s display. Unfortunately for die-hard fans, the glider attachment on Mario’s car and the rear propeller on Luigi’s car don’t actually work, so the cars won’t be flying high or exploring the deep just yet.
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