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Trails are animations that can be seen on the track and in player garages that will "trail" behind one's car. They can be collected through achievements and the Shop, and can be equipped with the Customizer. Only one trail can be equipped at a time, and it can be unequipped by selecting the "No Trail" option.

Below is a table with all of the available trails, in order of ID. Click on the images to view the full-sized trails.

Name Image Availability Achievement/
Tier
Rarity Gold Exclusive? ID
Binary
Binary 1618243631.png
Shop N/A Epic No 446
Bits
Bits 1618062739.png
Default N/A Common No 447
Car Parts
Car parts 1618243586.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 448
Cash Money
Cash money 1618243578.png
Cash Store Buy Nitro Cash Legendary No 449
Chains
Chains 1618243566.png
Shop N/A Epic No 450
Cheeseburger
Cheeseburger 1618243557.png
Shop N/A Legendary No 451
Chroma
Chroma 1618243545.png
Shop N/A Rare No 452
Confetti
Confetti 1618243534.png
Season 35 Tier 9 Rare No 453
Feathers
Feathers 1618243521.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 454
Fire
Fire 1618062911.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 455
Fireworks
Fireworks 1618243499.png
Shop N/A Legendary No 456
Fish
Fish 1618243491.png
Shop N/A Epic No 457
Flowers
Flowers 1618243477.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 458
Frosty
Frosty 1618243644.png
Shop N/A Epic No 459
Hotdog
Hotdog 1618243468.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 461
Leaves
Fall leaves 1618243456.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 462
Lightning
Lightning 1618243446.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 463
Music Notes
Music notes 1618243429.png
Shop N/A Rare No 464
Painter Spray
Painter spray 1618243417.png
Shop N/A Epic No 465
Polyshape
Polyshape 1618243407.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 466
Popcorn
Popcorn 1618243398.png
Shop N/A Epic No 467
Rainbow
Rainbow 1618243390.png
Shop N/A Legendary No 468
Sand
Sand 1618415049.png
Shop N/A Uncommon No 469
Smoke
Smoke 1618063400.png
N/A N/A Common No 470
Sushi
Sushi 1618243360.png
Shop N/A Rare No 471
Tiny Cars
Tiny cars 1618243346.png
Shop N/A Legendary No 472
Please Like
Ytsub 1618065442.png
Special Sauce Please Like Legendary No 474
Puff
Puff 1618414905.png
Default N/A Common No 475
Shock
Shock 1618414936.png
Default N/A Common No 476
Lovely
Lovely 1618414960.png
Default N/A Common No 477
Dust
Dust 1618414981.png
Default N/A Common No 478
Gold
Gold 1618415019.png
Gold Membership Raining Gold Epic Yes 479
Railroad
Train tracks 1620418631.png
Shop N/A Epic No 502
Travel Trailer
Astrailer 1622305002.png
Season 34
and
Shop
Tier 29 Rare Yes 513
Beachball
Beachball 1622305073.png
Season 34
and
Shop
Tier 12 Rare No 514
Burnout
Burnout 1622305130.png
Season 34
and
Shop
Tier 8 Rare No 515
Shark
Shark 1622305166.png
Season 34
and
Shop
Tier 20 Rare Formerly 516
Chroma Keys
Chromakeys 1629552104.png
Season 35 Tier 13 Common No 544
Gold Stars
Goldstars 1629552180.png
Season 35 Tier 15 Common No 545
Yellow Crayon
Drawing crayon 1629552289.png
Season 35 Tier 22 Common Yes 546
Extracurricular
Sportsball 1629552399.png
Season 35 Tier 31 Common Yes 547
Tiny Paper Planes
Tiny paper planes 1629552451.png
Season 35 Tier 6 Common Yes 548
Halloween Candy
Halloween candy 1633108639.png
Shop N/A Epic No 566
Nitro Ghosts
Ghosts 1633108753.png
Shop N/A Common No 567
Covered Wagon
Covered wagon 1634476638.png
Season 36 Tier 15 Epic No 578
Prize Pumpkin
Pumpkin cart 1634476679.png
Season 36 Tier 9 Rare Yes 579
The Great Pumpkin Chase
Pumpkin 1634476722.png
Season 36 Tier 6 Rare No 580
Turkey Tail
Turkey tail 1634476749.png
Season 36 Tier 23 Epic Yes 581
Autumn Vibe
Autumn vibe 1634476778.png
Season 36 Tier 13 Rare Yes 582
Light String
Light string 1638056439.png
Season 37 Tier 26 Epic Yes 596
Snow
Snow 1638056428.png
Season 37 Tier 8 Rare No 597
Seasonal Vibe
Seasonal vibe 1638056416.png
Season 37 Tier 17 Rare No 598
Sleigh All The Way
Sleigh 1638056395.png
Season 37 Tier 11 Epic Yes 599
Candy Cane Power
Candy cane power 1638056378.png
Season 37 Tier 15 Legendary Yes 600

All existing animations in use before 16th April, 2021

History

Trails made their debut during the 2015 Halloween Event when the admins decided to give everyone "a little taste of the upcoming trails feature," originally intended to be released at the end of the event. They returned for every subsequent Halloween/Hallowampus event. In those events, a trail appeared in every race if the player was using a Halloween car. On May 2, 2019, trails were released to all users, but with a randomized chance of them appearing behind them. On April 16, 2021, trails were released to Gold Members via the Raining Gold achievement. Trails were available to the general public on April 18, 2021, being detailed in a news post on that very same day.

2.0 Trails spritesheet

Trivia

  • Nitro Type admins, Penguin Typer, and The Wampus were the only users that had full access to this feature and could use it whenever they wanted before the Gold Trail was released on April 16th, 2021.
  • The Wampus originally used the smoke trail, but that was changed later on to the flame trail after the release of Nitro Type 2.0.
    • After The Wampus was animated on October 18, 2020, he no longer had any trails equipped.
  • Prior to April 18, 2021, it was confirmed that trails have a 1/150 chance of appearing behind a player's car during a race.
  • On April 10, 2021, Penguin Typer received a custom trail for his success on YouTube and the growth of his channel.
  • Tim equipped a trail on April 11, 2021.
  • When the Cash Money trail was added, there was a bug that left the Buy Nitro Cash achievement incomplete even if players had purchased cash, forcing them to email support to get the trail. This was resolved within a couple of days, and the trail was distributed retroactively.
  • There was a bug that, when in the Customizer, if you switch quickly between two trails, the trail you chose and the trail which appears will be mismatched.
  • Season 34 - Summer Trails was the first season to have trails as a rewardable loot item, with four trails available.
  • For an unknown reason, some trails are shifted downwards. This makes it so that the trail may not perfectly align with the middle of the car.
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