This is the real-life Mach 5 from the 2008 Wachowski film Speed Racer, based on the manga and anime series that was created by Tatsuo Yoshida back in the mid-1960s.
The Mach 5 needs no introduction to anyone who grew up in the ’60s, ’70s, or ’80s. Speed Racer was dubbed into English and countless other languages, it provided a staple of the viewing diet of many children (including me and probably you too), making it one of the first Japanese series to see widespread adoption in the west.
Speed Racer Mach 5 – Specifications
Although the listed specifications of the Mach 5 changed over time, the 2008 car was listed as having 1,000 hp at 8,500 rpm and 1,000 ft lbs of torque at 7,000 rpm, with a top speed of 300 mph.
The anime version of the Mach 5 was said to have 5,000 horsepower which was distributed