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Need For Speed II FAQ
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Version 1.0
August 23, 2001


This FAQ is copyright me (Sir Gareth/ Josh Burr) 2001. You may not sell
it or in any way use it to gain a profit. Use of this FAQ is free and it
will remain that way.

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Table of Contents
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I. Introduction
II. FAQ
   A. Car list
   B. Track List
III. Cheats and Codes
IV. Credits
V. Contact Info

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=====I. Introduction=====
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Need For Speed II is a PC racing game made by EA(Electronic Arts). It is
the second game in a five game series:

Need For Speed
Need For Speed II
Need For Speed III: Hot Pursuit
Need for Speed IV: High Stakes 
Need For Speed V: Porsche Unleashed

I have tried to make this FAQ as complete as possible. If you think you
have anything to add to this FAQ that could be useful, e-mail me at the
e-mail address at the bottom of this FAQ. 

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=========II. FAQ=========
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=====A. Car List=====
There are 9 cars in NFS II:

1. McLaren F1
2. Ferrari F50
3. Ford GT90
4. Jaguar XJ220
5. Lotus GT1
6. Lotus Esprit V8
7. Italdesign Cala 
8. Isdera Commendatore 112i
9. Ford Indigo(This car is only available with the use of a code, but it
has a showcase and everything, so I included it.)


1. McLaren F1
Stats:
Acceleration-4/5
Top Speed-5/5
Braking-5/5
Handling-3/5

Price: $873,000
Weight: 2509 lbs.
Weight Dist., f/r: 41.2%/58.8%

Length: 168.8 in.
Width: 71.6 in. 
Height: 44.8 in.

Performance:
Top Speed: 231 mph
0-60: 3.2 sec.
0-100: 6.3 sec.
Comments: Obviously the best car of the bunch, its Top Speed is higher
than any other car in the game. Its only drawback is its handling, which
makes this car best suited for tracks with easy turns.


2. Ferrari F50
Stats:
Acceleration-5/5
Top Speed-4/5
Braking-4/5
Handling-4/5

Price: $500,000
Weight: 3080 lbs.
Weight dist, f/r: 40.9%/59.1%

Length: 176.4 in.  
Width: 78.2 in.
Height: 44.1 in. 

Performance:
Top Speed: 202 mph
0-60: 3.7 sec.
0-100: 6.0 sec.
Comments: With good performance all around, the Ferrari F50 makes a
perfect car for beginners.


3. Ford GT90
Stats:
Acceleration-5/5
Top Speed-5/5
Braking-3.5/5
Handling-3/5

Price: Not for sale(prototype)
Weight: 3200 lbs.
Weight dist., f/r: 42%/58%

Length: 176 in.
Width: 77.3 in.
Height: 44.9 in. 

Performance:
Top Speed: 220+ mph
0-60: 3.1 sec
0-100: 6.2 sec.
Comments: The GT90 is an experimental prototype, so you'll probably never
see this baby in production. This car has the best acceleration of all
the cars. 


4. Jaguar XJ220
Stats:
Acceleration-3.5/5
Top Speed-4/5
Braking-4/5
Handling3/5

Price: $330,000
Weight: 3241 lbs.
Weight dist, f/r: 41.5%/58.5%

Length: 194.2 in.
Width: 87.5 in. 
Height: 45.3 in.

Performance:
Top Speed: 213 mph
0-60: 3.4 sec. 
0-100: 7.9 sec. 
Comments: The XJ220 is a good car to use if you want a challenge. Its
only good point is its 213 mph top speed.


5. Lotus GT1
Stats:
Acceleration-3/5
Top Speed-3.5/5
Braking-4.5/5
Handling-5/5

Price: $645,000
Weight: 2315 lbs. 
Weight dist, f/r: 40%/60%

Length: 176.8 in. 
Width: 81.5 in.
Height: 43.3 in.

Performance:
Top Speed: 195 mph
0-60: 3.8 sec. 
0-100: 9.0 sec.
Comments: With average speed, acceleration, and above average handling,
the Lotus GT1 makes an even better beginner car than the Ferrari F50.


6.Lotus Esprit V8
Stats: 
Acceleration-2.5/5
Top Speed-3.5/5
Braking-4/5
Handling-4/5

Price: $82,000
Weight: 3042 lbs.
Weight dist, f/r: 42.7%/57.3%

Length: 173.8 in.
Width: 74.1 in.
Height: 45.3 in. 

Performance:
Top Speed: 175 mph
0-60: 4.8 sec.
0-100: 10.5 sec.
Comments: This is the cheapest car in the game, but sadly, you get what
you pay for. Poor acceleration and speed make this a very bad car(at
least compared to the other cars).


7. Italdesign Cala
Stats:
Acceleration-2/5
Top Speed-3.5/5
Braking-4.5/5
Handling-3.5/5

Price: Not for sale(prototype)
Weight:2844 lbs. 
Weight dist, f/r: 37.7%/62.3%

Length: 172.8 in.
Width: 74.8 in.
Height: 48.1 in.
 
Performance:
Top Speed: 181 mph
0-60: 5.0 sec. 
0-100: 10.9 sec
Comments: The Cala has the worst acceleration in the game, so don't
expect an early lead.


8.Isdera Commendatore 112i
Stats:
Acceleration-4/5
Top Speed-4.5/5
Braking-3.5/5
Handling-3/5

Price: $485,000
Weight: 3256 lbs. 
Weight dist, f/r: 47.5%/52.5%

Length: 182.0 in.
Width: 73.5
Height: 40.6

Performance:
Top Speed: 212 mph
0-60: 4.0 sec.
0-100: n/a
Comments: The 112i, in my opinion the coolest looking car in the game, is
like a mini-McLaren F1. It has good acceleration and speed, and below
average handling.

9. Ford Indigo
Stats: 
Acceleration-3.5/5
Top Speed-3.5/5
Braking-5/5
Handling-5/5

Price: Not for sale(prototype)
Weight: 2300 lbs.
Weight dist, f/r: 40%/60%

Length: 175.3
Width: 82.0
Height: 39.5

Performance:
Top Speed: 180 mph
0-60: 3.9 sec.
0-100: n/a
Comments: The Ford Indigo has better hadling than any other vehicle in
the game. This car performs best on the Mystic Peaks and Meditarraneo
tracks. 


=====B. Track List=====

There are 7 tracks in NFS II:

1. Proving Grounds
2. Outback
3. North Country
4. Pacific Spirit
5. Meditarraneo
6. Mystic Peaks
7. Monolithic Studios(you need a code to unlock this track, see the Code
Section for more info.)

1. Proving Grounds
This is a real track in Norway where new cars, especially fast sports
cars like the ones in this game, are tested. It is a very easy track, and
its main purpose is to get you aquainted with the game's controls.

2. Outback
Set in Australia, this track is good for practicing tight turns. Be
careful on the jumps-you could crash as you land if you're not facing
straight.

3. North Country
Don't freak when you see the map of this track. The 4 hairpin turns look
tough, but become rather easy with practice. Cars with good braking
dominate here.

4. Pacific Spirit
This track is like the Outback, only bigger, and with tighter turns. The
bridge turn looms especially difficult to pull off cleanly.

5. Meditarraneo
Set in what looks like Greece or Italy, this track isn't really hard,
just long.

6. Mystic Peaks
This is the longest track in the game. Don't go off the road or you may
fishtail on the snow.

7. Monolithic Studios   
This is the most fun track. You will see sets from many different movies.
Outer space, dinosaurs, huge jumps, flaming buildings, and holographic
maps are just some of the things you will see.


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====III. Cheats/Codes====
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These are all the cheats/codes in NFS II:

Ford Indigo
Type "RED RACER" at the main screen. 

Monolithic Studios
Type "Hollywood" at the main screen.

Drive other cars, etc.:
Type what you want at the car select screen.
 
bus -- School Bus 
bmw -- BMW 
commanche -- Jeep Commanche 
jeepyj -- Jeep YJ 
landcruiser -- Toyota Landcruiser 
mercedes -- Mercedes Benz 
miata -- Mazda Miata 
quattro -- Audi Quattro 
semi -- Semi 
snowtruck -- Snowplow 
vanagon -- Volkswagen Van 
volvo -- Volvo 
vwbug -- Volkswagen Bug 
vwfb -- Volkswagen Fastback 
armytruck -- Army Truck 
drive29 -- Monolitihic Studios Bus 
drive30 -- Limousine 
drive31 -- Citroen 2CV 
drive36 -- Cart 
drive37 -- Outhouse 
drive38 -- T-Rex 
drive39 -- Cowboy wagon 
drive40 -- Wagon 
drive41 -- Souvenier Stand 1 
drive42 -- Souvenier Stand 2 
drive43 -- Souvenier Stand 3 
drive44 -- Log 
drive45 -- Monorail 
drive46 -- Hoverpolice 
drive47 -- UFO 
drive48 -- Sewage Truck 
drive49 -- Snowy Wooden Box 1 
drive50 -- Snowy Wooden Box 2 

Drive at Night
To drive at night on any track, hold "n" while the track is loading.

Pioneer Engines
To upgrade all cars to Pioneer engines, type "PIONEER" at the car select
screen.

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=======IV. Credits=======
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Me-I wrote the FAQ. 

EA(Electronic Arts)-For making this and countless other great games.

You-You read it(unless you just skipped down to here. If you did, go back
and read the whole thing.)


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======V. Contact Info======
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My e-mail address is:

gareth14@juno.com

if you have any questions, comments, or anything you think that could be
put in this FAQ to better it. If you submit something to me, and I put it
in the next update of this FAQ, you will recieve full credit.