In issue one, written by series writer Ben Gruber, the original Speed Racer has disappeared! Also, he had some babies. Speed Racer: The Next Generation follows his sons as they learn the fine art of racing at Spritle's Racing Academy and discover the designs for the Mach 6. With its gasless engine, the Mach 6 is so cool, it's one number better than the Mach 5 (which is still pretty awesome)! Together with their friends, Speed (Jr.) and X try to solve the mysterious disappearance of their father, complete the Mach 6 and stick it to the evil forces of big oil bent on their destruction.