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.
- 1 Games
- 1.1 Need for Speed: Underground
- 1.2 Need for Speed: Underground 2
- 1.3 Need for Speed: Underground Rivals
- 1.4 Need for Speed: Carbon
- 1.5 Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City
- 1.6 Need for Speed: ProStreet
- 1.7 Need for Speed: Undercover
- 1.8 Need for Speed: Shift
- 1.9 Need for Speed: World
- 1.10 Shift 2: Unleashed
- 1.11 Need for Speed: Edge
- 2 Trivia
- 3 Gallery
Need for Speed: Underground
Need for Speed: Underground 2
The 240SX appears as an unlocked car in Need for Speed: Underground 2.
It 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 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
It has a high top speed, quick acceleration, and nimble handling.
Once unlocked, it can be purchased from any Car Lot for 20,000 cash.
Stock: 20,000 cash
Requires the Collector's Edition
Top Speed 2.9
Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City
The 240SX appears in Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City as one of the three starting cars alongside the Mazda Mazdaspeed3 and Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR-edition. A 240SX is driven by both Marcus and Poorboy.
Need for Speed: ProStreet
The 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 240SX appears in Need for Speed: Undercover as a tier 4 car with a price tag of $20,000, and 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), with its strengths in handling.
Need for Speed: Shift
The 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.
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, and is best used in drift events.
Need for Speed: World
It has the lowest top speed (118 mph/190km/h), mediocre acceleration, and a weak nitrous boost. However, with great handling traits akin to the Nissan 200SX (S14) and Nissan Silvia (S15), it is a useful starter car, as it could become a competitive C or B class car.
|Stock: 224 (E class)||Maximum: 553 (B class)|
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 to practice drifting before entering the first drift events. It can be kept after the events.
It be fitted with the engine from 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.
- In Need for Speed: Underground, Dirt drives a custom Nissan 240SX, but can only appear in the "In Need of Bank?" event, which is made available if the player doesn't have enough Bank to purchase any performance parts, and his car can not be unlocked for the player.
- In Need for Speed: Underground 2, the pop-up headlights of the 240SX don't retract.
- In Need for Speed: Carbon, the bronze tier Race War event in the Collector's Edition Challenge Series requires the player to drive a modified 240SX.
- In Need for Speed: ProStreet, a special 240SX can be selected in the Race Day mode for drift.
- In Need for Speed: Undercover, a diecast 240SX "Speedhunters" can be unlocked by entering "@/;#/+" as a secret code.
|Need for Speed: Underground - Vehicles|
|Cars||Acura Integra Type R · Acura RSX · Dodge Neon · Ford Focus · Honda Civic Si · Honda S2000 · Hyundai Tiburon GT · Mazda MX-5 · Mazda RX-7 · Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX · Mitsubishi Lancer · Nissan 240SX · Nissan 350Z · Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V · Nissan Skyline GT-R · Peugeot 206 · Subaru Impreza · Toyota Celica · Toyota Supra · Volkswagen Golf GTI|
|Traffic||Civil Car · Fire Truck · Pickup Truck · SUV · Taxi · Van|
|Need for Speed: Underground 2 - Vehicles|
|Cars||Acura RSX* · Audi A3 · Audi TT · Ford Focus · Ford Mustang GT · Honda Civic Si* · Hyundai Tiburon GT · Infiniti G35 · Lexus IS 300 · Mazda MX-5 · Mazda RX-7 · Mazda RX-8 · Mitsubishi 3000GT · Mitsubishi Eclipse · Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII · Nissan 240SX · Nissan 350Z · Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V · Nissan Skyline GT-R · Peugeot 106** · Peugeot 206 · Pontiac GTO · Subaru Impreza WRX · Toyota Celica · Toyota Corolla · Toyota Supra · Vauxhall Corsa 1.8** · Volkswagen Golf GTI|
|SUV||Cadillac Escalade · Hummer H2 · Lincoln Navigator|
|Traffic||Bus · Civil Car · Fire Truck · Hatchback · Minivan · Pickup Truck · SUV · Taxi · Van|
|* NTSC release, ** PAL release|