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100%

In order to get 100% you must go into garage and do every race that is in there. Some may be repeats and some may be from level 1 and 2, meaning they will be easy but it helps gain 100% complete status
Verified by: Thomas106 Submitted by: Jn_Josh on December 12, 2004

Auto Rotate

When tuning your car up don't press anything for a while and then it will start changing camera angles to view different parts on your car.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: jespomo on February 17, 2005

Car Part Upgrades

Hoods: Get 4 wins on outrun level 2.
Engine, Transmission, or Tires: Get 3 wins on outrun level 3.
Rims: Get 6 wins on outrun level 3.
Spoilers: Get 4 wins on outrun level 4.
Vinyls: Get 6 wins on outrun level 4.
ECU, Turbo, or Brakes: Get 9 wins on outrun level 4.
NOS, Weight or Suspension: Get 6 wins on outrun level 5.
Wide Body Kits: Get 11 wins on outrun level 5.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Jax06 on November 11, 2005

Car stats

Note: These are with no special tuning, no uniques, and just all level 3 modifications:

A3: 396.4 ft-lbs, 510.6 bhp, quarter-mile 8.65.
Acura RSX: 294.1 ft-lbs, 471.8 bhp, quarter-mile 8.31.
Audi TT: 368.8 ft-lbs, 500.1 bhp, quarter-mile 8.56.
Ford Focus: 332.7 ft-lbs, 426.5 bhp, quarter-mile 8.44.
Honda Civic: 284 ft-lbs, 454 bhp, quarter-mile 8.49.
Hyundai Tiburon GT V6: 338 ft-lbs, 511 bhp, quarter-mile 8.29.
Infiniti G35: 408.7 ft-lbs, 515.4 bhp, quarter-mile 7.96.
Lancer Evolution VIII: 377.6 ft-lbs, 430.9 bhp, quarter-mile 8.54.
Lexus IS300: 349.5 ft-lbs, 480 bhp, quarter-mile 8.01.
Mazda Miata Mx-5: 303.8 ft-lbs, 424.3 bhp, quarter-mile 8.10.
Mazda RX-7: 291.3 ft-lbs, 441.6 bhp, quarter-mile 7.60.
Mazda RX-8: 269.9 ft-lbs, 476.6 bhp, quarter-mile 7.83.
Mitsubishi 3000GT: 397.3 ft-lbs, 472 bhp, quarter-mile 8.63.
Mitsubishi motors Eclipse: 402.2 ft-lbs, 467 bhp, quarter-mile 8.33.
Mustang GT: 488.1 ft-lbs, 551.7 bhp, quarter-mile 8.16.
Nissan 240SX: 335.2 ft-lbs, 488.7 bhp, quarter-mile 7.53.
Nissan 350Z: 415.7 ft-lbs, 523.9 bhp, quarter-mile 7.86.
Nissan Sentra seR specV: 338.4 ft-lbs, 481.9 bhp, quarter-mile 8.86.
Nissan Skyline GTR: 353.4 ft-lbs, 494 bhp, quarter-mile 8.34.
Peugeot 206: 278 ft-lbs, 398.8 bhp, quarter-mile 8.44.
Pontiac GTO: 439.7 ft-lbs, 543.6 bhp, quarter-mile 8.30.
Subaru WRX Impreza: 381.7 ft-lbs, 443 bhp, quarter-mile 8.78.
Toyota Celica: 281.4 ft-lbs, 445.8 bhp, quarter-mile 8.16.
Toyota Corolla: 269.7 ft-lbs, 428.9 bhp, quarter-mile 8.30.
Toyota Supra: 396.4 ft-lbs, 516.4 bhp, quarter-mile 8.10.
Volkswagen Golf GTI: 369.3 ft-lbs, 419.2 bhp, quarter-mile 8.30
Verified by: krzysiek5341 Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Cars

2003 Acura RSX Type S: North America only, FWD, 200 hp, 7,400 rpm, 142 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.

2004 Audi A3: AWD, 250 hp, 6300 rpm, 236 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.

2004 Audi TT Quattro: AWD, 250 hp, 6300 rpm, 236 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.

2004 Cadillac Escalade: AWD, 145 hp, 5200 rpm, 380 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 2.

2003 Ford Focus ZX3: FWD, 130 hp, 5300 rpm, 135 lbs. torque; unlocked at start.

2005 Ford Mustang GT: RWD, 300 hp, 5800 rpm, 315 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

2000 Honda Civic Coupe Si: North America only, FWD, 160 hp, 7600 rpm, 111 lbs. torque; unlocked at start.

2004 Hummer H2: AWD, 325 hp, 3600 rpm, 385 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 2.

2003 Hyundai Tiburon GT: FWD, 181 hp, 6000 rpm, 177 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 2.

2004 Infiniti G35: RWD, 280 hp, 6200 rpm, 270 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

2002 Lexus IS300: RWD, 215 hp, 5800 rpm, 218 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.

2004 Lincoln Navigator: RWD, 300 hp, 5000 rpm, 355 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 2.

1999 Mazda Miata: RWD, 128 hp, 6500 rpm, 110 lbs. torque; unlocked at start

1995 Mazda RX-7: RWD, 255 hp, 6500 rpm, 217 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

2004 Mazda RX-8: RWD, 238 hp, 8500 rpm, 159 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

1999 Mitsubishi 3000GT: AWD, 320 hp, 6000 rpm, 315 lbs. torque, unlocked in level 4.

1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse: AWD, 210 hp, 6000 rpm, 214 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer: AWD, 271 hp, 6500 rpm, 273 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

1992 Nissan 240SX: FWD, 155 hp, 5600 rpm, 160 lbs. torque; unlocked in the start.

2003 Nissan 350Z: RWD, 287 hp, 6200 rpm, 274 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

2003 Nissan Sentra SER Spec-V: FWD, 175 hp, 6000 rpm, 180 lbs. torque, unlocked in level 2.

1999 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR: AWD, 276 hp, 6800 rpm, 216 lbs. torque, unlocked in level 5.

2004 Peugeot 106: Outside North America only, FWD, 120 hp, 5500 rpm, 107 lbs. torque; unlocked at start.

2003 Peugeot 206: FWD, 138 hp, 6000 rpm, 143 lbs. torque; unlocked at start.

2004 Pontiac GTO: RWD, 350 hp, 5200 rpm, 365 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 4.

2003 Subaru Impreza WRX STi: AWD, 300 hp, 6000 rpm, 300 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 5.

2003 Toyota Celica GT-S: FWD, 180 hp, 7600 rpm, 130 lbs. torque; unlocked level 2.

1987 Toyota Corolla GTS (AE86): RWD, 112 hp, 6600 rpm, 97 lbs. torque; unlocked at start.

1998 Toyota Supra: RWD, 225 hp, 5800 rpm, 210 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.

2004 Vauxhall Corsa: Outside North America only, FWD, 125 hp, 6000 rpm, 122 lbs. torque; unlocked at start.

2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.8T: FWD, 180 hp, 5500 rpm, 173 lbs. torque; unlocked in level 3.
Verified by: ishzwatt91 Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Drift mode

In drift mode, set your car up using the following this basic structure. Tune the ECU to have as much torque as you can get in the early gears. Make all of the suspension settings as hard as possible to eliminate shock travel. This will help get the back end out. Turn the tire grip to weak. Also, make the cars acceleration as quick as possible. For the toe settings, lower it all the way. Make the aero settings as weak as possible. Set the brake bias towards rear. By doing this, you will greatly increase your score, especially on the downhill. On the straight-aways you can do Choku-Doris (go from side to side) to rack up big points. You can then link them to power over-steer drifts, which is when you will use the torque and acceleration to lose traction in the back tires, then use carefully timed throttle control to get around the corner as sideways as possible. This will help your drifts scores get as high as possible. Throttle control is very important -- do not get discouraged if you spin out a lot. Note: This has not been attempted on FF or AWD cars. FF and AWD cars will most likely have a softer suspension setting but everything else would probably remain the same. FF and AWD cars also need the hand brake to initiate drifts more than a FR car would.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Easier turns in URL races

Notice that before the sharp turns during the URL races, there are a set of numbers that countdown to 1. Follow those numbers to perfect your sharp turn into a groove to speed through faster. Keep accelerating until you reach "1", then slam on the brakes and turn. Once perfected, this can help you get through the turns with more speed. Additionally, in URL races, the CPU will try to spin you a lot. Whenever your car slides to an 30 to 60 degree angle, use your NOS and turn.

Some turns in URL races do not require brakes. Notice that the angles of some of the turns are kind of rounded. If you have the speed, you could go right into the wall and make the turn. As long as you are going about 130 mph and hit these certain corners, you will only go down to 100 mph or so. You have to experiment with the turns. Sometimes you will go too fast and flip, and other times you will fly through the turns going 100 mph while the CPU cars slow down, giving you some cushion time. Remember, you must get up against the wall for this trick to work.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Easy drift points

Some of the downhill drift races have houses with looping drive ways that you can drive in. Drifting in these driveways gets a lot more points than on the street because you are so far off the road and are not hitting a wall.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Easy money

Collecting the little information logos around the city gives you money. You will receive $25 for each one. Additionally, listen to the other racers that periodically talk to you. They will say a general location in the city where you can find hidden races not shown on the map that are worth $850 instead of the usual $300.

As soon as you start the game, ignore Rachel's request to go to the car lot. Instead, try to collect as many information icons as possible. This will give you that little extra money to start modding your car, and will save time as you do not have to look for them in your initially slow car. Also, enter the two races shown on your GPS (circuit and sprint races). Going in these two races will give you at least 500 points in the bank. You should receive a message to get to the car lot now. Do so, and continue playing the game.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Easy Outrun Wins

If you go up to a car get right behind it before starting the outrun. Once you start go to one side and turn into the car. You should make it spin out and then just take off and you get a head start and if you are fast enough can win. I have won in 10 seconds this way.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: skittles07 on February 26, 2006

Easy style points

Driving in reverse will give you style points. The longer you drive in reverse, the more points you will receive.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

easy way to find shops!

ok well open up your map (left D-pad) then look for hooks in the roads or small paths that lead to a dead end, usualy there is a shop at the end of it, Cheat Submitted By SDU Clan
for info on becoming a member of SDU, mail me at <a href="mailto:SDU@live.co.uk" target="_blank">SDU@live.co.uk</a>
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: SDU Clan on September 01, 2008

Easy wins

When racing for magazine covers, unique performance or visual parts, it helps if you have both NOS bottles filled. This can help you beat that tenth of a second that you have always missed. It also helps, especially in the more difficult and longer stages, with small time limits, to immediately activate the GPS as soon as you have accepted the challenge.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Final race

The final race is against Caleb (the man that tells Nikki to win, then she loses and joins your team) on a 4.5 mile track and 5 laps. However, he only gets up to about 130 mph.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Finding hidden shops

Look at road signs around the city. They often have colored shapes (yellow triangles, etc.) to guide the way to the shops. Also, look for street-lights casting a colored glow. This indicates that there is a shop very close.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Get Rachel's car

In the beginning of the game drive Rachel's car around on career mode. Keep doing it until the GPS Arrow goes away. Now you can do Races with Rachels car.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Gursharanpreet on December 08, 2008

Get to Photo Shoots Faster

When you first accept a magazine cover shoot, toggle to your map with the left D-pad button. Plan out a route to the special event star (When in doubt, head for the highway). This way, you can just follow the route you planned and you won't get lost.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Kafani on December 06, 2004

Jump with Hydrolics

Get your front bumper up against a wall. Then hold down the hand brake and push the control stick up and down and eventually you'll jump into the air.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Krunal on January 18, 2005

Magazine covers

Auto Motor: 20 wins in level 5.
AutoMaxx: 16 wins in level 4.
Car Audio and Electronics: 6 wins in level 3.
Chrome und Flamen: 27 wins in level 4.
Elaborare: 3 wins in level 4.
GTI: 11 wins in level 3.
GTI : 16 wins in level 5.
Hot 4's: 18 wins in level 3.
Import Tuner: 4 wins in level 5.
Maxi Tuning: 7 wins in level 4.
Power: 32 wins in level 5.
Spoiler: 11 wins in level 4.
Sports Compact Car: 8 wins in level 2.
Street Car: 2 wins in level 3.
Street Car: 9 wins in level 5.
Street Tuner: 34 wins in level 5.
Stuff: 20 wins in level 4.
Super Street: 28 wins in level 5.
Swiss Tuner: 25 wins in level 5.
Turbo: 4 wins in level 2.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Magazine Covers

GTI Magazine - get 11 wins in stage 3
Spoiler - Get 11 wins in stage 4
AutoMaxx Magazine - get 16 wins in stage 4
GTI Magazine - get 16 wins in stage 5
Hot 4's - Get 18 wins in stage 3
Street Car Magazine - get 2 wins in stage 3
Stuff Magazine - Get 20 wins in stage 4
Auto Motor - get 20 wins in stage 5
Swiss Tuner Magazine - Get 25 wins in stage 5
Chrome und Flamen - Get 27 wins in stage 4
Super Street - Get 28 wins in stage 5
Elaborare - Get 3 wins in stage 4
Power Magazine - Get 32 wins in stage 5
Street Tuner - Get 34 wins in stage 5
Turbo - get 4 wins in stage 2
Import Tuner - Get 4 wins in stage 5
Car Audio and Electronics - Get 6 wins in stage 3
Maxi Tuning - get 7 wins in stage 4
Sports Compact Car - get 8 wins in stage 2
Street Car Magazine - Get 9 wins in stage 5
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Krunal on December 07, 2004

outrun wins.

start an out run on the free way, dont get too far ahead let them get right behing u, and look behind u right before there are turns, depending on the side they are on, take a fast turn, try and make it were they go one way and u go the other, this usally wins the outrun with little or no problems.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: dude man on November 22, 2005

perfomormance level 4

to get performance part in level 4 just win 9 outruns
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Dark_One1013 on December 05, 2004

performance level 3

to get performance part in level 3 just win 3 outruns


Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Dark_One1013 on December 05, 2004

performance level 5

to get performance part in level 5 just win 6 outruns
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Dark_One1013 on December 05, 2004

Signs Reveal Shops

The green signs above the road in the main center of the city reveal shops in that area. If you look at the sign and there is a yellow dot then there is a performance shop in the area. The signs will tell you were all the shops are if you havn't found them they will be easier to find if you follow the signs and look for the colored lights.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: skittles07 on March 02, 2006

Taking a nice photo shoot

Once you are in the photo shoot area, press B, hold your handbrake, then rev the engine and press either Left or Right. The car should do donuts. While it is doing this, take the photo. This will give a smoky look on your wheels in the picture.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Unique upgrades

Hoods: 4 wins in outrun level 2.
Engine, transmission or tires: 3 wins in outrun level 3.
Rims: 6 wins in outrun level 3.
Spoilers: 4 wins in outrun level 4.
Vinyls: 6 wins in outrun level 4.
ECU, turbo or brakes: 9 wins in outrun level 4.
NOS, weight or suspension: 6 wins in outrun level 5.
Wide body kits.: 11 wins in outrun level 5.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Unlock the Nissan Skyline

Drive 500 or more miles to unlock this vehicle
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Krunal on December 07, 2004

Wining an outrun

Once you have found an opponent to outrun with, get in front of the opponent and get in the lead. Get as far as possible until the distance meter has reached its limit. If the distance meter starts to drop, it indicates that the opponent is catching up. When this happens, do a handbrake skid and turn the car around. Go back the way that you came from. The opponent will follow you as you are the one in lead, but he will take time to catch up, giving you an advantage to win the outrun.

If you are in front of an opponent but cannot seem to lose him, head toward the center of the city (the area that has the five fountains). Once there, weave through the fountains. Your opponent will most likely crash into one of the fountains, giving you an easy win. Note: Practice going through the fountains first before you attempt an outrun so you do not lose your money. It is easier to do this in an SUV because it will not reach a high speed before you reach the fountains.

Find an outrun opponent then get right behind him. Draft him or her so that you can get a full tank of NOS, if desired. Then, start to spin out your opponent. You can do this by getting directly next to the car and turning into its back corner. While it is sideways or backwards, you can hit press Up to start the outrun. You will have a large head start because your opponent needs to turn around. You can win in under 15 seconds by doing this.
Verified by: Frikinator Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

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Best Buy vinyl

When "Press Start" appears at the title screen, press Up, Down, Up, Down(2), Up, Right, Left to unlock the Best Buy vinyl. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear a sound.

Verified by: xbox_player Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Burger King vinyl

When "Press Start" appears at the title screen, press Up(4), Down, Up(2), Left to unlock the Burger King vinyl. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear a sound.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Cash & Reputation Glitch On World Map

When doing any races (exclude Outruns) on 'World Map' from your garage, you will notice that you will not earn cash and respect points if you finish the race on the first go. But, there is something around this, a rewarding glitch. As soon as you start the race from the first get go, pause the game and choose 'Restart' from the list of options. Now, just win that race to take the bank and respect from other racers.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Krunal on January 18, 2005

Get Nitrous quick

To quikly fill up you Nitrous meter before a race, simply turn while holding down the handbreak and accellerate and you will do a 360, which give you 400 points. You can do this up to three times
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Krunal on January 18, 2005

Hummer H2 Capone

When "Press Start" appears at the title screen, press Up, Left, Up(2), Down, Left, Down, Left to unlock the Hummer H2 Capone. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear a sound.

Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Lu Bu1287 on December 03, 2004

Level 1 and 2 Visual Parts

To get level 1 and 2 visual parts, where the start button appears press Left Trigger, Right Trigger, Down, Left Trigger, Up, Up, Down for parts 1. For parts 2 do Right Trigger, Right trigger, Up, Down, left trigger, left trigger, up, down at the start menu.
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: xxashxx05 on January 25, 2005

more vinyls

at the start screen press up down up down down up right

the direction tho press them with is the D-pad
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Dark_One1013 on December 05, 2004

new vinyls

at the start screen press up up up left right-t tight-t right-t down
the direction tho press them with is the D-pad
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Dark_One1013 on December 05, 2004

Random Codes

Enter these at the Press Start Screen


Up,Up,Up,Left,R,R,R,Down- $200 Extra Cash in Career Mode.
Up, Down, Right, Up, Left, Down, Right, Right- D3 GTO
Up, Left, Up, Up, Down, Left, Down, Left- Unlocks a Hummer H2 Capone
Down, Up, Down, Left, L, L, L, Down- Unlocks the Contest Car Vinyls
Up, Right, Up, Up, Down, Right, Down, Right- Unlocks the Navigator Chingy
Up, Down, Left, Up, Left, Up, Right, Left Unlocks the ShineStreet - Lexus IS300

Verified by: deebop123 Submitted by: skittles07 on March 04, 2006

Unlock Hidden Cars and Vinyls

Enter at the "Press Start" menu

Best Buy car: Up, Down, Up, Down, Down, Up, Right

Burger King Vinyl: Up, Up, Up, Up, Down, Up, Up, Left
Verified by: deebop123 Submitted by: Kafani on December 28, 2004

Unlockable Cars

Results may vary slightly depending on the order that you pick the URL races within a Stage.

Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator - Complete URL #01
Hummer H2, Hyundai Tiburon GT - Complete URL #02
Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V, Toyota Celica - Complete URL #03
Volkswagen Golf GTI - Complete URL #04
Lexus IS300, Toyota Supra - Complete URL #05
Acura RSX Type S, Audi A3 - Complete URL #06
Audi TT, Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX - Complete URL #07
Mazda RX-8 - Complete URL #08
Infiniti G35 Coupe - Complete URL #09
Mitsubishi 3000GT - Complete URL #10
Pontiac GTO - Complete URL #11
Mazda RX-7 - Complete URL #12
Ford Mustang GT, Nissan 350Z - Complete URL #13
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII - Complete URL #14
Subaru Impreza WRX STi - Complete URL #15
Nissan Skyline R34 GTR - Complete URL #16
Verified by: this cheat is unverified Submitted by: Krunal on December 07, 2004
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