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Groovy Taxi

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Groovy Taxi
Groovy Taxi.png
Vehicle information
Pilot PJ
Number 38
Creator PJ
Engine CY94-H2x2+NG-C32x2
Vehicle statistics
Weight 1280kg
Body B
Boost D
Grip B

The Groovy Taxi is PJ's racing machine in F-Zero GX and F-Zero AX. It is a modified interplanetary taxi, capable of seating four, and has a meter like other taxis that calculate the fare after a race has ended. Its body and grip are above-average, but because reckless driving isn't tolerated in the taxi industry, its boost is below-average.

Profiles and statistics

F-Zero GX / AX

In F-Zero AX, PJ and the Groovy Taxi are available from the start. In F-Zero GX, they become available for purchase after the player has cleared chapter 9 in Story mode on Very Hard difficulty. The Groovy Taxi is available to use in four colors: Yellow (default), pink, green, and blue.

Groovy Taxi.png Groovy Taxi
Body Boost Grip
Made by Engine Weight
PJ CY94-H2x2+NG-C32x2 1280kg
The machine was renovated from an ordinary interplanetary taxi. Even though the cockpit seats four, this machine's grip rating is high, making it very easy to control. However, reckless driving isn't tolerated in the taxi industry, and so naturally the Groovy Taxi lacks superior boost capability. The machine has a meter in it like any other taxi, and calculates the fare for each race when finished.

Design and namesake


The Groovy Taxi takes on a simple rectangular design. The primary body contains a giant glass canopy with an LCD on the top reading "Galaxy Cab" in yellow that spins. Inside the cockpit are five seats with the one in the front left meant for PJ. On the front of the main body is a dotted grille for ventilation and gray trim. On the backside are large, horizontal brake lights. Both ends contain license plates that have a plate number of "D•00152" and have "AV" at the top. The sides of the Groovy Taxi are rectangular wings that extend upwards and downwards slightly further than the main body and have additional cooling vents on the front. On the sides in the front is a checkerboard pattern. Behind them house the engines with a checkerboard fin on the top and cooling vents which have caused part of the decal in front of it to burn. Both wings contain a pair of engines arranged vertically. Yellow is its primary color. The name of the machine is printed on the side of the engine cover in black and lowercase.


The Groovy Taxi combines the words groovy (fashionable, exciting) and taxi, a vehicle driven by an employee to transport people.


As it can be seen, the Groovy Taxi is designed to resemble an actual taxicab with the yellow color, checkerboard pattern and multiple seats. Groovy most likely reflects upon PJ's modifications made to his cab to make it more fashionable.



  • The Groovy Taxi is one of three machines having two different makes of engines built into the machine. The others being the Deep Claw and the Blood Hawk.
    • Out of the three, it's the only machine to have a base color that isn't red.
  • The license plate on the front and back of the Groovy Taxi reference two gaming companies that made F-Zero GX.
    • The 152 on the plate number references Nintendo EAD. Translating the letters to numbers; E=1, A=5, D=2.
    • Above the plate number is AV referencing Amusement Vision.
  • The Groovy Taxi could be a reference to Sega's Crazy Taxi as Sega helped Nintendo develop F-Zero GX.
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