The Nissan 180SX (S13) Type-X is a two-door coupé manufactured by Nissan from 1996 to 1998 for the Asian and Australian market. It was sold in different specifications as the 240SX in North America and as the 200SX in Europe.

The 180SX model was made available with a 2.0 litre turbocharged engine, codenamed SR20DET, with the Type II trim. The trim was later rebranded to Type X in 1994 alongside a design facelift. In 1996, the 180SX received another major exterior update.


Nissan Presents: Over Drivin' GTR

The 180SX Type-X appears in Nissan Presents: Over Drivin' GT-R, a localised Japan release of Road & Track Presents: The Need for Speed for Sega Saturn.

Need for Speed (2015)

The 180SX Type-X can be purchased for Credits20,800 in Need for Speed (2015).

0 - 60 mph 1/4 Mile Top Speed Power
Stock 06.33 seconds 14.90 seconds @ 99 mph (159 km/h) 143 mph (230 km/h) 205 hp
Fully Upgraded 02.09 seconds 09.03 seconds @ 166 mph (267 km/h) 230 mph (370 km/h) 937 hp

Need for Speed: No Limits

The 180SX Type-X was made available in Need for Speed: No Limits on June 15, 2016 as part of update 1.3.7.

It appears as a reward for completing its Fastlane event that was first held on July 12, 2016. The starting performance rating is 276 and comes with an installed bodykit, custom paint and decals.

It is also appears in the "#IAmTheSpeedhunter" special event in a poor visual condition similar to a loaned Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II (R34) from the same event.


The stock 180SX Type-X is a sports class car that requires 4 rare blueprints to unlock. The blueprints required to unlock the vehicle can be found from various sources;
  • "Fastlane: 180SX Type-X" event
  • Premium Crate
  • Chop Shop
Receive 350 mechanic level XP by building up and 800 mechanic level XP by fully staging up this car.
NFSNL Nissan 180SX S13 Carlist.jpg Classic Sports Classic Sports Stock 1100 700 1125 276 Performance Rating
NFSNL GoldStar 2.pngNFSNL GreyStar 4.png x4 Rare Blueprints Max 5523 4560 6302 679 Performance Rating
Stage Upgrades
NFSNL GoldStar 3.pngNFSNL GreyStar 3.png x15 Rare Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 4.pngNFSNL GreyStar 2.png x20 Rare Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 5.pngNFSNL GreyStar 1.png x20 Rare Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 6.png x25 Rare Blueprints

Need for Speed: Payback

The 180SX Type-X appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a brief appearance in the Welcome to Fortune Valley trailer[1] released on September 26, 2017.


It is unlocked for purchase from the drag, drift, and race class dealerships upon completing a questline in chapter 2 - Desert Winds.

NFSPB Nissan180SXTypeX Garage.jpg Drag ClassDrift ClassNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngRace ClassNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.png Unlocked in chapter 2 - Desert Winds.
NFSPB BankYellow Icon.png 56,450
NFSPB StatIcon Speed LargeWhite.png Horsepower 203
Top Speed 152
NFSPB StatIcon Accel LargeWhite.png 0 - 60 5.73
1/4 Mile 14.63
NFSPB StatIcon Nitro LargeWhite.png N2O Capacity 3.6
N2O Power 3.6
NFSPB StatIcon Air LargeWhite.png Airtime 3.5
Landing 3.6
NFSPB StatIcon Brakes LargeWhite.png Response 3.5
Power 3.0

Need for Speed: Edge

The 180SX Type X 1996 appears in Need for Speed: Edge.

Need for Speed: Heat

The 180SX Type-X appears in Need for Speed: Heat following its brief appearance in the official reveal trailer, which was released on August 14, 2019.[2] An article, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, was published[3][4] on August 19, 2019, and appears in the NFS: Heat Studio app as part of container 1, which was included with the release of the app.


The stock 180SX Type-X can be unlocked in Need for Speed: Heat upon reaching reputation level 14.


A pre-modified variant is offered as one of the starter cars given by Lucas.




  1. Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at:
  2. Video: Need for Speed (2019) Need for Speed™ Heat Official Reveal Trailer. Available at:
  3. Article: (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at:
  4. Article: (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at:
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