The Speedster has an aluminium chassis. During its production time, it could be ordered with a turbocharged version of the Z22SE inline-four engine.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2
The Opel Speedster appears in the Gamecube, PC, and Xbox releases of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 as a class 5 vehicle. The player must collect 2,000 NFS points to unlock it, and the NFS Edition can be obtained by collecting 4,000 NFS points.
The Opel Speedster appears in the PlayStation 2 release as a class E vehicle. The standard variant is unlocked from the beginning, and the NFS Edition is unlocked upon completing Hot Pursuit event 2 - Opel Speedster Delivery.
It's recommended for beginners to use the Speedster as their starter car. It has controllable and firm handling compared to the Ford TS50 and the Mercedes-Benz CL 55 AMG, while also having a higher top speed than the Lotus Elise and the Vauxhall VX220.