The Opel Speedster is a mid-engined sports car from Opel based on the Lotus Elise, which was produced between 2000 and 2005. It was sold as the Vauxhall VX220 in the United Kingdom.

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.


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