The Great Gatspeed is a custom hot rod which debuted in 2015. It's name is a play on words from 'The Great Gatsby', a 1925 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald and subsequent films.
The Great Gatspeed has a convertible soft top folded down and a hot rod engine with exhaust pipes coming out on only the left side.
The Great Gatspeed has been released in the following 1/64 scale versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|013 / 250||2015||HW City - HW Performance||Black||Red Sides, MAC TOOLS, HW Logo, Silver Stripes||Red / Plastic||None||Red||OH5||CFH25||Malaysia||Base code(s):
|116 / 250||2016||HW Showroom||Yellow||Black stripe on sides||Black / Plastic||None||Burgundy||Yellow 5SP||DHR31||Malaysia||Base code(s): H43|
|116/250||2016||HW Showroom||Dark blue||Beige stripes on sides, silver wing on the right||Black / Plastic||None||Pearl white||PR5||CFH25||Malaysia||Base code: J03|
From the back of the 2015-card:
Birthplace: El Segundo, CA USA
Designer: Hot Wheels®
Specialty: Great American high-end cruiser, based on the large luxury cars of the 20s and 30s. With an inline-8 engine for massive speed plus a super cool highboy stance, it's sure to be a modern classic.