Hi-Way is based on the Machine Robo toy Highway Robo, although that toy was never imported into the GoBots toy line.
Like most GoBots, Hi-Way has numerous abilities because of robotic body. He can survive in space and is super-humanly strong and tough. He can fly in robot mode and project energy blasts from his hands. His body heals quickly when supplied with energy. He can turn into a GoBotic truck.
In the story Cultural Appropriation by Fun Publications it was revealed that Apollo, Breez, Bullet, Decker Decker, Hi-Way, Jack-Attack, Loco, Pow Wow and Vain Train were sent to explore Level 29 when the Cataclysm threatened to destroy the GoBots home universe.
Hi-Way was featured in the 2016 Ask Vector Prime story Echoes and Fragments, set during the events of The Transformers: The Movie. The manipulations of the evil Gong and Sideways resulted in various GoBots swapping places with characters during the events of that film. Hi-Way was torn apart by Soundwave at the battle of Guardian City.
Hi-Way appeared in the Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 25 story "Brother's Keeper". He was captain of a primitive Guardian ship which returned to GoBotic space after a long mission and was captured by the Renegades.
Hi-Way appeared in the episode 62 story "In Zod We Trust".
- Bandai Machine Robo MR-06 Highway Robo (1982)
- A new mold by Bandai. Turns from truck to robot.
- This toy was repurposed as the GoBot Hi-Way.
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