While the controversial fire hopping trick was removed in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, it's not all doom and gloom for canny racers. A third pink-coloured 'tier' of turbo boost was added for power sliding masters, making those epic drifts even more important.

But this begs the question, which of the three stages of turbo boost is best in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? The answer probably won't shock you, but the lovely folks from Nintendo UK are at hand to show you with science in the video above.

What do you think of this new boost ability? Has it changed the way you play? Let us know if you are a fan with a comment below.

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