Because of the Zip Zip's good handling, mini-turbo, and off-road it is a pretty good bike. It also has slightly higher top speeds then most bikes in the medium weight area, so it not only accelerates the same, it can get up to higher speeds, giving you an advantage over your rivals and enemies.
 To Unlock
The Zip Zip is unlocked by winning the 100cc Lightning Cup.
The European name for the Zip Zip is the Rapide.