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The Nissan 240SX (S13) is a compact sports car manufactured by Nissan from 1989 to 1994. The 240SX was available in a fastback, notchback coupé and convertible body style.

The Nissan 240SX and the similar European Nissan 200SX model were based on the Australasian Nissan 180SX which was developed as a cheaper sister model to the S13 Silvia but with a hatch and pop-up headlights.

The 240SX was available with either a single over-head and dual over-head cam 2.4 litre inline-four KA engine. It went through a facelift in 1991.

The Nissan 240SX is commonly present in amateur motorsports and car enthusiasts scenes due to its affordability and mod-friendly chassis.

Games

Need for Speed: Underground

The Nissan 240SX appears in Need for Speed: Underground, and is unlocked upon completing Underground Mode challenge 33. It has decent acceleration, moderate handling, and a considerably high top speed.

Need for Speed: Underground 2

The Nissan 240SX appears as an unlocked car in Need for Speed: Underground 2.

The 240SX has the highest top speed of all starter cars. When fully upgraded, the 240SX performs surprisingly well against cars from higher career stages.

Unlock Available from the beginning
0 - 60 mph 0 - 100 mph Top Speed Torque Power
Stock 8.33 seconds 22.33 seconds 130.0 mph (209 km/h) 159.0 ft-lb 155.4 bhp
Fully Upgraded 3.47 seconds 8.03 seconds 219.0 mph (352 km/h) 335.2 ft-lb 466.7 bhp

Need for Speed: Underground Rivals

The Nissan 240SX appears in Need for Speed: Underground Rivals and is unlocked for purchase for $30,000 after winning 18 Underground events.

Need for Speed: Carbon

The 240 SX appears in the Collector's Edition release of Need for Speed: Carbon as a tier 1 tuner class car.

It has a high top speed, quick acceleration, and nimble handling.

Stock

The stock 240 SX is unlocked for purchase in the Career mode upon the player winning the Challenge Series: Checkpoint Gold "Around The World" event included with the Collector's Edition release.

Once unlocked, it can be purchased from any Car Lot for 20,000 cash.

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CarbonTunerIcon.png Tuner Tier 1
Stock: 20,000 cash
Requires the Collector's Edition
Top Speed 2.9
Acceleration 4.3
Handling 7.5

Bonus

The bonus 240 SX is included with the Collector's Edition release and is available for use in Quick Race from the beginning of the game.

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CarbonTunerIcon.png Tuner Tier 1
Bonus
Requires the Collector's Edition
Top Speed 4.0
Acceleration 8.3
Handling 9.8

Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City

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The Nissan 240SX appears in Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City as one of the three starting cars alongside the Mazda Mazdaspeed3 & Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR-edition. A 240SX is driven by both Marcus and Poorboy.

Need for Speed: ProStreet

The Nissan 240SX appears in Need for Speed: ProStreet as an unlocked tier 1 car with a price tag of $15,000. During the beginning of the career mode, the player is given a pre-modified 240SX to complete a 3-lap Grip event. It can be kept upon winning the race.

The Nissan 240SX features impressive cornering performance due to its light RWD platform, making it a solid choice for handling-favoured builds. It can be also become competitive in Drag with power upgrades.

Need for Speed: Undercover

The Nissan 240SX appears in Need for Speed: Undercover as a tier 4 car with a price tag of $20,000. It is available for purchase upon the player reaching Wheelman Level 2.5. It appears in the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii releases with a price tag of $21,000.

At the beginning of the career mode, the player receives a free 240SX that can be kept in their garage.

It is one of the slowest accelerating tier 4 cars in the game and is only capable of reaching a top speed of 180 mph (291 kmh). Similar to its last appearance in Need for Speed: ProStreet, its strengths lie in handling.

Need for Speed: Shift

The Nissan 240SX appears in Need for Speed: Shift as an unlocked tier 1 car with a price tag of $18,000. It is featured with a Car Rating of 1.30 and is incapable of a Works upgrade.

The previous performance traits of the Nissan 240SX were generally unaltered taken over by the Shift series. Even though its stock performance may not be as good as other cars within its tier, it is convenient as a tuning project car as the car is quite cheap. The Nissan 240SX is best used in drift events.

Need for Speed: World

The Nissan 240SX was made available in Need for Speed: World during the fourth closed beta session on April 30, 2010 as a tier 1 car. Since August 22, 2012, it had been featured as an E class vehicle.

The 240SX had the lowest top speed (118 mph/190km/h) in the game, mediocre acceleration and a weak nitrous boost. However, it was also featured with great handling traits akin to the Nissan 200SX (S14) and Nissan Silvia (S15). The 240SX was a useful starter car as it could become a competitive C class or even B class car.

Stock: 224 (E class) Maximum: 553 (B class)

White

The White style was an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costed SpeedBoost1100. It was released on December 16, 2010.

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Performance Parts
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Aftermarket Parts
Standard Body
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
Stock Wheels
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class D Car 371
TopSpeedIcon2.png 348
AccelIcon2.png 419
HandlingIcon2.png 346
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Standard
SpeedBoost1100

Black

The Black style was a rotationally available stock cash car that costed Dollar icon.png200,000, and was initially released on April 30, 2010 during the fourth closed beta session.

Before August 22nd, 2012, it could only be purchased from the beginning at the cost of Dollar icon.png20,000.

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Performance Parts
Stock Engine
Stock Forced Induction
Stock Transmission
Stock Suspension
Stock Brakes
Stock Tyres
Aftermarket Parts
Standard Body
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
Stock Wheels
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class E Car 224
TopSpeedIcon2.png 120
AccelIcon2.png 251
HandlingIcon2.png 302
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Standard
Dollar icon.png200,000

Coil (Rental)

The Coil style is a rental car that could be leased for SpeedBoost80. It was made available on June 28, 2010 during the sixth closed beta session.

It was fitted with various Street quality performance parts from different manufacturers, and a selection of aftermarket parts.

NFSW Nissan 240SX S13 Coil.jpg
Performance Parts
StreetRedEngine.png
StreetRedForcedInduction.png
StreetRedTransmission.png
StreetBeigeSuspension.png
StreetRedBrakes.png
StreetRedTyres.png
Aftermarket Parts
NFSWBodykitIcon.png
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
NFSWManufacturer Lowenhart.png
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class D Car 278
TopSpeedIcon2.png 206
AccelIcon2.png 310
HandlingIcon2.png 320
NFSVehicleRentalIcon.png
Rental
SpeedBoost80

Coil (Cash)

The Coil style was a previous rental only car that could be purchased for Dollar icon.png100,000. It was made available on June 1, 2015 as part of the End of the World event.

It was fitted with various Street quality performance parts from different manufacturers, and a selection of aftermarket parts.

NFSW Nissan 240SX S13 Coil.jpg
Performance Parts
StreetRedEngine.png
StreetRedForcedInduction.png
StreetRedTransmission.png
StreetBeigeSuspension.png
StreetRedBrakes.png
StreetRedTyres.png
Aftermarket Parts
NFSWBodykitIcon.png
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
NFSWManufacturer Lowenhart.png
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class D Car 278
TopSpeedIcon2.png 206
AccelIcon2.png 310
HandlingIcon2.png 320
NFSVehicleRentalIcon.png
Rental
Dollar icon.png100,000

Zero-Yon

The Zero-Yon style was a drag car that costed SpeedBoost1600. It was released on November 14, 2012.

It was fitted with Gromlen tuned quality performance parts, 2-star Skill Mods, and a selection of aftermarket parts.

NFSW Nissan 240SX S13 Zero-Yon.jpg
Performance Parts
RaceBeigeEngine.png
RaceBeigeForcedInduction.png
RaceBeigeTransmission.png
RaceBeigeSuspension.png
RaceBeigeBrakes.png
RaceBeigeTyres.png
Aftermarket Parts
NFSWBodykitIcon.png
NFSWSpoilerlessIcon.png
Stock Hood
NFSWManufacturer BBS.png
No Neon
NFSWWindowTint Black.png
NFSWLoweringKitStage3.png
NFSWGoldLicensePlate.png
Skill Mods
WorldSkillAeroDrag.png
WorldSkillWellOiledMachine.png
WorldSkillWellOiledMachine.png
WorldSkillTakeoff.png
WorldSkillTakeoff.png
WorldSkillPursuitSocialitie.png
Class C Car 438
TopSpeedIcon2.png 453
AccelIcon2.png 496
HandlingIcon2.png 366
NFSWDragVariantIcon.png
Drag
SpeedBoost1600

Shift 2: Unleashed

The 240SX appears in Shift 2: Unleashed as a Retro Road car with a price tag of $5,000. It is featured with a D 70 performance rating and 2.82 handling rating. The player receives a Drift Alliance 240SX in Shift 2: Unleashed to practice drifting before entering the first drift events. It can be kept after the events.

The 240SX can receive the engine of the Nissan Silvia (S15), which can improve its drifting capabilities. However, it can also affect its racing capabilities negatively.

Need for Speed: Edge

The 240SX 1992 appears in Need for Speed: Edge

Trivia

  • The storyline character Dirt is mentioned in Need for Speed: Underground driving a Nissan 240SX. It is never shown in the game nor is it unlockable for the player.
  • Similar to the Mazda RX-7, the pop-up lights of the 240SX are permanently engaged in Need for Speed: Underground 2.
  • A Nissan 240SX must be driven in the bronze tier Race War event of the Challenge Series in the Collector's Edition release of Need for Speed: Carbon.
  • In Need for Speed: ProStreet, a special 240SX can be selected in the Race Day mode for drift.
  • The Nissan 240SX is available as a Diecast car with a Speedhunters theme in Need for Speed: Undercover. Players have to enter @/;#/+ at the cheat codes menu.

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