(last update - Mar 10 2005)
Total current cheats: 21
print meGoing to the third/forth gear (automatic transmission only)
1. Choose the fastest car*
2. Rev up first
3. When the gear is on 2, press the gas button to rev up to the third and forth gear.
And it works 100% of the time.
* Optional car that has 2.98 seconds or less that goes from 0-60 mph.
print meAlternate vehicle colors
Win the "Cruise The USA" mode with the difficulty set to 1, 3 or 5. The car used to win the race will be selectable in a new color. The alternate cars are faster then the original version. Press C-Up to select the alternate colors. Note: This also works with the three hidden vehicles.
Successfully complete the game as the Police Car to change the stripe from blue to green. Highlight the Police Car and press Analog-stick Down to change back to blue. Press Analog-stick Up to change back to green.
print meChicago: Broken down car
There is a car broken down on the right side of the road on the Chicago track after the first two turns. If you hit the car, it will fall in front of the first place vehicle.
print meDirty windshield
Drive in Iowa or Indiana in cockpit view to get bugs and bird droppings on your windshield.
print meExtra points in challenge mode
Keep pressing A or Gas to get a free booster.
print meExtra vehicles
Hold C-Up + C-Left + C-Down at the car selection screen. The Muscle Car will become an All Terrain Vehicle, the La Bomba will become a School Bus, and the Devastator will become a Police Car.
print meFlashing lights and siren
Use the Bus or Police Car to get a new Hot Time. Enter your initials remain at the "Hot Times" screen. Scroll to the bottom of the display and hold Analog-Left for approximately thirty seconds. Press Start and begin a new race with the Bus or Police Car. Press Brake twice, then hold Gas to flash the lights of the Bus or turn on the Police Car's siren. The lights and siren will be active as long as Gas is held.
print meGetting rid of other cars
If a car gets close behind you, just do a quick brake. The other car will fling, but you will drive on without any obstruction.
print meGolden Gate Park track
Hold L + C-Left + C-Down at the track selection screen. The U.S. 101 track will become Golden Gate Park.
print meGrand Canyon: Boulder
Run into the large rocks on the side of the road at high speed. The boulders will gain speed as they roll down the road before smashing into the first place vehicle.
print meGrand Canyon: Shortcut
Stay along the right side of the road after the first check point. Follow the dirt ramp that appears, and cross the natural bridge at a fast speed.
print meIndiana track
Hold L + C-Right + C-Up at the track selection screen. The Beverly Hills track will become Indiana.
print meIowa: Woman
Look for the single tree on the left side of the road after the first checkpoint. Face the tree and slowly run over it. A woman standing next to a sign with the word "DAWN" will now be visible.
print meMissing wheel
Finish a two player challenge game and continuously sweep the Analog Stick in a clockwise Full-Circle. The right front wheel of the losing player's vehicle fall off after the car rotates about four times.
print meRolling head
When entering your initials, go to the bottom of the screen and hold Analog-stick Left. Eventually a head will roll by.
print meSan Francisco track
Hold L + C-Right + C-Down at the track selection screen. The Grand Canyon track will become San Francisco.
print meSan Francisco: Driving on houses
Go down the huge hill in the beginning of the level. If you are bumped, your car will flip onto the houses and you will be able to drive on them.
print meSteering wheel falls off
When you play in two player mode, win a level with an average mph that has a 4 in it. Your wheel will come off after the hall of fame (if you get in it.)
print meTurbo boost
Use the Bus or Police Car to get a new Hot Time. Enter your initials remain at the "Hot Times" screen. Scroll to the bottom of the display and hold Analog-Left for approximately thirty seconds. Press Start and begin a new race and press Brake, Brake, Brake, Gas, Brake, Gas after each checkpoint. Although your vehicle will not exceed its top speed, it will accelerate faster. Note: This code is enabled only after you Cruise the USA three times to get your vehicle to the fourth level.
print meTwo player upgrade
Normally in two player mode, only one of the players can get an upgrade for their car. To upgrade both players, race to the Washington D.C., quit, and save the game. Reset the Nintendo 64, and have player one beat the Washington D.C. course. Reset the Nintendo 64 again, and have player two beat the same course. Both players will now have their cars upgraded.
print meWashington D.C.: Warp
Watch for the orange tinted brick wall on the left side of the road. Approach the wall, get on the grass, and jump through the crack to reach the next check point.