Hard Target is an SCPD Hot Pursuit event featured in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010), and is a SCPD career event.

The event can be accessed from the East Gorge Canyon SCPD node on the career map, and is a Special Response unit event that starts along Grand Ocean Road.

The event starts heading south along Grand Ocean Road, merges onto Sunset Drive, continues along Mission Beach, and turns east before finishing near the east end of Interstate 31.


"You'll need to fight your way past their wingmen to bust the three Veyron Racers ripping South up Grand Ocean Road."


The player is given four EMPs, four Roadblocks, four Spike Strips, and two Helicopter Support calls to shut down a total of seven Performance Series racers.



The player's choice of police vehicle for this event is limited to Special Response units.

Racer Suspects

There are seven racer suspects participating in the event.