Great Gatspeed
Debut Series HW City Performance
Produced 2015 - Present
Designer Abe Lugo
Number CFH25


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 Performance
Black Red Sides, MAC TOOLS, HW Logo, Silver Stripes Red / Plastic Red OH5 CFH25 Malaysia Base Code(s): H11

New Model

SmIMG 5184
116 / 250 2016 HW Showroom
Yellow Black tampo on sides Black / Plastic Burgundy Yellow 5SP DHR31 Malaysia Base Code(s): H43 GreatGatspeedDHR31
116 / 250 2016 HW Showroom
Dark blue Beige tampo on sides Black / Plastic Pearl white Light Blue 5SP CFH25 Malaysia Base Code(s): J03 Great Gatspeed 2016 darkblue beige
116 / 250 2016 HW Showroom
ZAMAC Blue tampo on sides Black / Plastic Blue PR5 DHX83 Malaysia Walmart Exclusive

Base Code(s):

N/A 2017 Multipack Exclusive Metalflake Blue Teal, Orange & Yellow tampos, HW Logo on sides Black / Plastic Red 5SP X6999 Malaysia Base Code(s): J44, K25 GreatGatspeedX6999
6/8 2017 Happy Halloween! Black Silver scallops, Grey flames & Halloween logo on sides. Grey / Plastic White Black & White Skull DWC14 Malaysia Base Code(s): K14 DSCN8797
N/A 2018 Multipack Exclusive Metalflake Dark Red Purple design with HW logo on sides Black / Plastic Grey Purple-Rim PR5 CFH25 Malaysia Base Code(s): K50 Great-Gatspeed-2018

2015 card

From the back of the 2015 card:

Born: 2015
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.

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