The Whirlwind Sport has the same color scheme as Tails with a yellow paint job with white markings. The body build of the car also resembles that of Tails' previous vehicle from Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, and his favorite car, the Lotus Seven.
Like other cars in Team Sonic Racing, its appearance can be customized with different paint jobs, performance parts and decals. Its horn can also be changed.
- The Whirlwind Sport shares the "Whirlwind" name of Tails' original vehicle from Sonic Drift and Sonic Drift 2.
- Tails is the only member of Team Sonic to not keep his vehicle from the previous racing games in Team Sonic Racing.