The screens highlight some of the new features touched upon in the recently released second Mario Kart 7 trailer. Racers will be able to switch to a first-person perspective, choose rides best suited for certain types of terrain, take flight, and drive underwater. There's also what looks to be a black-and-white Mario, but I'm not sure what the significance of that is.
Mario Kart 7 for Nintendo 3DS arrives in stores on December 4. Click any of the screenshot thumbnails below to view a bigger version.
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