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For the PlayStation Portable car list, see Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City/Cars

Need for Speed: Carbon features three performance Tiers with one being the lowest performing, two being mediocre performing and three being the highest performing.

Vehicles are also split into three different classes: Exotic, Muscle, and Tuner. Each class features different performance attributes:

Exotic Icon Exotic
Highest performing vehicles but are the most difficult to master.
Muscle Icon Muscle
Fastest accelerating vehicles at the expense of top speed and handling.
Tuner Icon Tuner
Most responsive handling and greatest amount of grip at the expense of top speed.

Stock

Stock vehicles can be purchased in career mode for their respective prices, but are each unlocked by different means depending on the player's starting vehicle.

Image Make Stats
NFSCAlfaRomeoBreraStock.png AlfaRomeoSmallMain.png Brera $35,000 Exotic Tier 1
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCAstonMartinDB9Stock.png AstonMartinSmallMain.png DB9 $100,000 Exotic Tier 2
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCChevroletCamaroSS1969Stock.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Camaro SS $30,000 Muscle Tier 1
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCChevroletCorvetteZ06Stock.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Corvette Z06 $175,000 Muscle Tier 3
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCChrysler300CSRT8Stock.png ChryslerSmallMain.png 300C HEMI SRT8 $35,000 Muscle Tier 1
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Handling
NFSCDodgeChallengerConceptStock.png DodgeSmallMain.png Challenger Concept $140,000 Muscle Tier 3
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Handling
NFSCDodgeChallengerRTStock.png DodgeSmallMain.png Challenger R/T $75,000 Muscle Tier 2
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Acceleration
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NFSCDodgeChargerRTStock.png DodgeSmallMain.png Charger R/T $80,000 Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCDodgeChargerSRT8Stock.png DodgeSmallMain.png Charger SRT8 $70,000 Muscle Tier 2
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCDodgeViperSRT10Stock.png DodgeSmallMain.png Viper SRT10 $150,000 Muscle Tier 3
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCFordGTStock.png FordSmallMain.png GT $200,000 Exotic Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCFordMustangGTStock.png FordSmallMain.png Mustang GT $50,000 Muscle Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCInfinitiG35Stock.png InfinitiSmallMain.png G35 $70,000 Tuner Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCJaguarXKStock.png JaguarSmallMain.png XK $80,000 Exotic Tier 2
Top Speed
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Handling
NFSCLamborghiniGallardoStock.png LamborghiniSmallMain.png Gallardo $175,000 Exotic Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCLamborghiniMurcielagoStock.png LamborghiniSmallMain.png Murciélago $225,000 Exotic Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCLotusEliseStock.png LotusSmallMain.png Elise $50,000 Exotic Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMazdaMazdaspeed3Stock.png MazdaSmallMain.png Mazda Mazdaspeed3 $30,000 Tuner Tier 1
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMazdaRX7Stock.png MazdaSmallMain.png RX-7 $65,000 Tuner Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMazdaRX8Stock.png MazdaSmallMain.png RX-8 $25,000 Tuner Tier 1
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMercedesBenzCLK500Stock.png MercedesBenzSmallMain.png CLK 500 $45,000 Exotic Tier 1
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMercedesBenzSL65AMGStock.png MercedesBenzSmallMain.png SL65 AMG $125,000 Exotic Tier 2
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMercedesBenzSLRMcLarenStock.png MercedesBenzMcLarenSmallMain.png SLR $240,000 Exotic Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCEclipseGTStock.png MitsubishiSmallMain.png Eclipse GT $35,000 Tuner Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCMitsubishiLancerEvolution9Stock.png MitsubishiSmallMain.png Lancer Evolution IX $110,000 Tuner Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCNissan240SXStock.png NissanSmallMain.png 240SX $20,000 Tuner Tier 1
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCNissan350ZStock.png NissanSmallMain.png 350Z $70,000 Tuner Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCNissanSkylineGTRR34Stock.png NissanSmallMain.png Skyline GT-R $125,000 Tuner Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCPlymouthHEMICudaStock.png PlymouthSmallMain.png HEMI 'Cuda $130,000 Muscle Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCPorsche911Turbo997Stock.png PorscheSmallMain.png 911 Turbo $75,000 Exotic Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCPorscheCarreraGTStock.png PorscheSmallMain.png Carrera GT $240,000 Exotic Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCPorscheCaymanSStock.png PorscheSmallMain.png Cayman S $75,000 Exotic Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCRenaultClioV6Stock.png RenaultSmallMain.png Clio V6 $50,000 Tuner Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCShelbyGT5001967Stock.png ShelbySmallMain.png GT500 $125,000 Muscle Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCSubaruImprezaWRXSTIStock.png SubaruSmallMain.png Impreza WRX STI $80,000 Tuner Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCToyotaSupraStock.png ToyotaSmallMain.png Supra $90,000 Tuner Tier 3
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCVauxhallMonaroVXRStock.png VauxhallSmallMain.png Monaro VXR $45,000 Muscle Tier 2
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCVolksWagenGolfR32Stock.png VWSmallMain.png Golf R32 $40,000 Tuner Tier 2
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling

Custom

Custom vehicles are unlocked by completing career mode goals and completing Reward Cards. They cannot be purchased in career mode.

Image Make Stats
NFSCPalmontDT1.png Palmont DT1 Custom Muscle Tier 0
Top Speed
Acceleration
Handling
NFSCAudiLeMansQuattroCustom.png AudiSmallMain.png Le Mans quattro Custom Exotic Tier 3
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCAudiLeMansQuattroDariusCustom.png AudiSmallMain.png Le Mans quattro Custom Exotic Tier 3
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Handling
NFSCBMWM3GTRCustom.png BMWSmallMain.png M3 GTR Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCChevroletCamaroConceptBlackCustom.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Camaro Concept Custom Muscle Tier 3
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NFSCChevroletCamaroConceptRedCustom.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Camaro Concept Custom Muscle Tier 3
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NFSCChevroletChevelleSSBlueCustom.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Chevelle SS Custom Muscle Tier 1
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NFSCChevroletChevelleSSRedCustom.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Chevelle SS Custom Muscle Tier 1
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NFSCShelbyGT5002006BlueCustom.png FordShelbySmallMain.png Shelby GT500 Custom Muscle Tier 3
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Handling
NFSCShelbyGT5002006RedCustom.png FordShelbySmallMain.png Shelby GT500 Custom Muscle Tier 3
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Handling
NFSCKoenigseggCCXBlackCustom.png KoenigseggSmallMain.png CCX Custom Exotic Tier 3
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Handling
NFSCKoenigseggCCXOrangeCustom.png KoenigseggSmallMain.png CCX Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCLamborghiniMurcielagoLP640Custom.png LamborghiniSmallMain.png Murciélago LP640 Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCLamborghiniMurcielagoLP640GreyCustom.png LamborghiniSmallMain.png Murciélago LP640 Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCLexusIS300BlueCustom.png LexusSmallMain.png IS 300 Custom Tuner Tier 1
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Handling
NFSCLexusIS300RedCustom.png LexusSmallMain.png IS 300 Custom Tuner Tier 1
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NFSCLotusEuropaSGreenCustom.png LotusSmallMain.png Europa S Custom Exotic Tier 2
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NFSCLotusEuropaSBlueCustom.png LotusSmallMain.png Europa S Custom Exotic Tier 2
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NFSCMitsubishiEclipseGSTRedCustom.png MitsubishiSmallMain.png Eclipse Custom Tuner Tier 2
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NFSCMitsubishiEclipseGSTGreenCustom.png MitsubishiSmallMain.png Eclipse Custom Tuner Tier 2
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NFSCPaganiZondaFSilverCustom.png PaganiSmallMain.png Zonda F Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCPaganiZondaFBlackCustom.png PaganiSmallMain.png Zonda F Custom Exotic Tier 3
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Nfs carbon firetruck.jpg Palmont Fire Department Palmont FD1 Custom Muscle Tier 0
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NFSCPalmontPD1.png PalmontPoliceDepartmentSmallMain.png Palmont PD1 Custom Tuner Tier 3
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NFSCPalmontPD2.png PalmontPoliceDepartmentSmallMain.png Palmont PD2 Custom Muscle Tier 3
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NFSCPalmontPD3.png PalmontPoliceDepartmentSmallMain.png Palmont PD3 Custom Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCPlymouthRoadRunnerOrange.png PlymouthSmallMain.png Road Runner Custom Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCPlymouthRoadRunnerRed.png PlymouthSmallMain.png Road Runner Custom Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCPontiacGTO2005YellowCustom.png PontiacSmallMain.png Pontiac GTO Custom Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCPontiacGTO2005BlackCustom.png PontiacSmallMain.png Pontiac GTO Custom Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCPorsche911GT3RSSilverCustom.png PorscheSmallMain.png 911 GT3 RS Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCPorsche911GT3RSBlackCustom.png PorscheSmallMain.png 911 GT3 RS Custom Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCToyotaCorollaGTSWhiteCustom.png ToyotaSmallMain.png Corolla GT-S Custom Tuner Tier 2
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NFSCToyotaCorollaGTSRedCustom.png ToyotaSmallMain.png Corolla GT-S Custom Tuner Tier 2
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NFSCToyotaMR2YellowCustom.png ToyotaSmallMain.png MR-2 Custom Tuner Tier 2
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NFSCToyotaMR2WhiteCustom.png ToyotaSmallMain.png MR-2 Custom Tuner Tier 2
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Bonus

Bonus vehicles can only be used in Quick Race modes.

Image Make Stats
NFSCChevroletCorvetteZ06Bonus.png ChevroletSmallMain.png Corvette Z06 Bonus Muscle Tier 3
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Handling
NFSCDodgeChallengerConceptBonus.png DodgeSmallMain.png Challenger Concept Bonus Muscle Tier 3
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Acceleration
Handling
NFSCDodgeChargertSRT8Bonus.png DodgeSmallMain.png Charger SRT8 Bonus Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCFordMustangGTBonus.png FordSmallMain.png Mustang GT Bonus Muscle Tier 2
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NFSCLamborghiniGallardoBonus.png LamborghiniSmallMain.png Gallardo Bonus Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCLamborghiniMurcielagoBonus.png LamborghiniSmallMain.png Murciélago Bonus Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCMazdaRX8Bonus1.png MazdaSmallMain.png RX-8 Bonus Tuner Tier 1
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NFSCMazdaRX8Bonus2.png MazdaSmallMain.png RX-8 Bonus Tuner Tier 1
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NFSCMercedesBenzSL65AMGBonus.png MercedesBenzSmallMain.png SL65 AMG Bonus Exotic Tier 2
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NFSCNissan240SXBonus.png NissanSmallMain.png 240SX Bonus Tuner Tier 1
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NFSCNissan350ZBonus.png NissanSmallMain.png 350Z Bonus Tuner Tier 3
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NFSCNissanSkylineGTRBonus.png NissanSmallMain.png Skyline GT-R Bonus Tuner Tier 3
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NFSCPorscheCarreraGTBonus.png PorscheSmallMain.png Carrera GT Bonus Exotic Tier 3
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NFSCShelbyGT5001967Bonus.png ShelbySmallMain.png GT500 Bonus Muscle Tier 3
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NFSCSubaruImprezaWRXSTIBonus.png SubaruSmallMain.png Impreza WRX STI Bonus Tuner Tier 3
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Trivia

Development - Some content may have altered during development.

References

  1. Game file: "FE_ATTRIB.bin"
  2. Game folder: "CARS", and subfolders: "A4", "CTS", "MAZDA3SPORT", "997S", "911TURBO", "GTI"
  3. Game files: "FE_ATTRIB.bin" and "FrontB1.lzc"
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