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A driving game with top-down pseudo 3-D graphics. You can select one of ten cars and depending upon which vehicle has been chosen, you can select the starting point of the race. The game can be installed in a variety of cabinets using either a joystick and buttons or a steering wheel and foot pedals for control.

Great 1000 Mile Rally was produced by Kaneko in 1994.

Kaneko released 41 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1982. Kaneko was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Kaneko during the time period Great 1000 Mile Rally was produced include: Gals Panic II Quiz Version, Gals Panic II, B. Rap Boys, Bakuretsu Breaker, Shogun Warriors, Blood Warrior, Bonk's Adventure, Packin Bang Bang, B.C. Kid, and Jan Jan Paradise


Name Great 1000 Mile Rally
Developer Kaneko (Japan)
Year 1994
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8001
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

Great 1000 Mile Rally Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way - The game can also be configured to use a 270 degree Steering Wheel analog pot or a 360 degree wheel optical encoder.
  • Buttons: 2 - AcceleratorBrake. These controls can also be routed to foot switches when steering wheels are used. Another option also allows the use of only the Accelerator switch for single foot pedal games.
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Unlike older racing games, this game has big graphics. Everything is easy to see and the colors are crisp with lots of background animation.

Game Play

You have 60 seconds to get from the starting line to the finish line. Finishing within 60 seconds allows you to go on to the next race. If you lose, a continue option is available.

The screen scrolls fast. The only way you know about a turn coming up is by a little indicator that flashes with a picture of the turn. There are zig-zags, hairpins and all other cool turns, most of which you have to steer into in order to make it though. The play control using a joystick is a little awkward at first, but it becomes comfortable after a while.

Great 1000 Mile Rally KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.78 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 3.75

Gameplay 3.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Based on a race that occured yearly between 1927-1938 and 1945-1950 called the 1000 Miglia.


An "Evolution Model" version of this game exists where there are two extra cars to select on the title screen. It seems like an international version because it is called "Great 1000 Miles Rally", with the pluralization.

There is also a variant "USA edition". Same game but A few US Flags on the roads here and there, when cars start front wheels come off the ground, if you go over 60 seconds car sets on fire.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Great 1000 Mile Rally Census

There are 14,834 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,890 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 90 known instances of this machine owned by Great 1000 Mile Rally collectors who are active members. Of these, 11 of them are original dedicated machines. 13 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 66 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Great 1000 Mile Rally machines for sale. There are 2 active VAPS members with a Great 1000 Mile Rally circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 2 active VAPS members currently looking for Great 1000 Mile Rally.

This game ranks a 34 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



  1. Great 1000 Mile Rally
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  1. 3D Model (External): Upright

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