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||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|013/250||2015||HW City - HW Performance||Black||Red sides, White 'Mac Tools', Silver pinstripes & details, HW logo on sides||Red / Plastic||Red||OH5||CFH25||Malaysia||New Model|
Base code(s): H11
|Yellow||Black tampos & Silver details on sides||Black / Plastic||Red||Yellow 5SP||DHR31||Malaysia||Base code(s): H43|
|Dark Blue||Mint Green tampos & Silver details on sides||Black / Plastic||Pearl White||PR5||CFH25||Malaysia||Base code(s): J03|
|Unpainted||Blue tampos & Silver details on sides||Black / Plastic||Blue||Chrome Light Blue 5SP||DHX83||Malaysia||Walmart Exclusive|
|2017||Multipack Exclusive||Candy Blue||Orange stripes, Silver pinstripes & Teal HW logo on sides||Black / Plastic||Orange||5SP||X6999||Malaysia||Base code(s): J44, K25|
|Black||Silver scallops, Grey flames & Halloween logo on sides||Grey / Plastic||White||White, Black Skull||DWC14||Malaysia||Base code(s): K14|
|2018||Multipack Exclusive||Metalflake Maroon||Purple stripes, Pink pinstripes & White HW logo on sides||Black / Plastic||Dark Grey||Purple rim PR5||CFH25||Malaysia||Base code(s): K50|
|2020||Multipack Exclusive||Metalflake Green||Black stripes & Yellow pinstripes w/ HW logo on sides||Black / Plastic||Black||Yellow rim PR5||N/A||Malaysia||Base code(s): M39|
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.