Known as the Fugu Z, its real-life version is owned by Sung Kang, the actor who portrayed Han in the Fast and Furious series, and serious auto enthusiast. In Fall 2015, the Fugu Z made its debut at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas where it won the coveted 2015 Gran Turismo Best in Show Award.
This casting is the latest version of the Datsun 240Z as of 2017, Hot wheels having produced the US-Spec model first in 1978 as the Z Whiz, and another casting the Datsun 240Z in 2006. In 2016 the Nissan Fairlady Z was launched by Hot wheels, portraying a JDM version.
The Custom Datsun 240Z 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|
|White||Detailed head- & taillights, 'FuguZ' & 'GReddy' on back||White Plastic||Clear||Black||Chrome & Black MC5||DTW89||Malaysia||New Model|
Base code(s): J42, J44, J45, J47
|Orange||Detailed head- & taillights, 'FuguZ' & 'GReddy' on back||Orange Plastic||Clear||Black||Chrome & Black MC5||DVB43||Malaysia||New Model|
Base code(s): K02, K06
|2017||Car Culture: Cars & Donuts|
|White||Detailed taillights, 'FuguZ' & 'GReddy' on back||White Metal||Tint||Black||C4SPRR||DWH88||Base code(s): K39|
|Dark Blue||Neon green Pinstriping & "Neo-Kaido", 'Kaidohouse' on sides, "Hotwheels" "Borja" "GREDDY" on hood||Black Plastic||Clear||Gray||DD8||FJX64||Malaysia||Base code(s): K30, K32|
|MetalFlake Red||Gold Pinstriping & "Neo-Kaido", 'Kaidohouse' on sides, "Hotwheels" "Borla" "GREDDY" on hood||Black Plastic||Clear||Black||DD8||FJY95||Malaysia||Base code(s): K49, L01, L03|
|Unpainted||Neon green Pinstriping & "Neo-Kaido", 'Kaidohouse' on sides, "Hotwheels" "Borla" "GREDDY" on hood||Black / Plastic||Tinted (smoke)||Black||DD8||FKB89||Malaysia||Walmart Zamac|
Base Code(s): L19
|Aqua||Orange & Yellow Stripes, and number '72', on sides and hood||Aqua / Plastic||Clear||Black||BW||GBB86||Malaysia||Base Code(s): L47, L50|
From the back of the 2017 card:
Birthplace: Kanagawa, Japan
Specialty: A naturally aspirated inline 6 motor with ITBs, wide body kit, deep bucket seats and a full roll cage make this custom Datsun 240Z the ultimate canyon carver! Check out the fender-mounted rear-view mirrors and watch the competition fade into the distance as you step on the gas.
- The 2018 release was modeled after Jun Imai's Neo Kaido 240Z and it was installed with Borla Exhausts, hence the decal on the hood.