Need for Speed Payback is a large game, set the sprawling open world of Fortune City. There are numerous items to unlock, but the most prestigious collectible and unlockable items in NFS Payback are derelict cars. In this Need for Speed Payback Derelict Car Part Locations guide we’ll be detailing what derelict cars are, how to unlock the quests to find them, and where each part of the derelict cars can be found. We've got all the NFS Payback Derelict locations for you right here so you can drive the best cars in Need for Speed Payback. If you've been searching high and low for the abandoned and hidden cars in NFS Payback, this is the guide for you.
Need for Speed Payback Derelict Car Location Guides
Here we will run down the five derelict cars you can find parts for and build in Need for Speed Payback. The derelicts in NFS Payback are some of the best, and coolest, cars in the game. Read on for all the info you need to find them. These hidden and abandoned cars can be quite tricky to find, so we've given as much detail as possible so you won't have to struggle on searching for much longer.
- Ford Mustang 1965 Derelict Car Guide - Graveyard Shift
- Nissan Fairlady 240ZG 1971 Derelict Car Guide - League 73
- Volkswagen Beetle 1963 Derelict Car Guide - Shift Lock
- Chevrolet C10 Stepside Pickup 1965 Derelict Car Guide - Riot Club
- Chevrolet Bel Air 1955 Derelict Car Guide - Runner Events
Above are the locations of all the NFS Payback Derelict Cars, but what actually are the cars themselves, and why should you be so eager to seek them all out? Check out our guide just below to answer both those question.
Need for Speed Payback Derelict Cars Explained
Derelict cars in Need for Speed Payback are the most desirable collectibles in the game and the best cars in Need for Speed Payback. There are five derelict cars to build and each has five parts to find. Once you have found all the parts of a derelict car you can customise it and turn it into one of the best cars in the game, and it can be any class you wish. Most cars in NFS Payback are given a class, be it race, off-road, drift, drag, or runner.
How to Unlock and Find Derelict Cars in Need for Speed Payback
On each of our individual derelict car guide pages we’ll detail exactly what you need to do in order to unlock each, but the general idea is that you need to complete a series of races and beat a boss for those races. These hidden and abandoned cars in Need for Speed Payback don't look like much, but can be completely overhauled. You’ll be given the rough location of a chassis for a new derelict car, which when found gives you four more clues, each pointing to a rough location on the map where you can find another derelict car part.
While the clues don’t put a marker on the map, the locations are pretty easy to find and when you get close to the part an icon will appear above it and you’ll hear a proximity beep. Sometimes finding a part is as simple as driving up to it, while others will require a bit of looking around to figure out how to get the car to the spot the derelict car part is located - often it’s a case of finding a ramp to jump over an obstacle.
Keep an eye open for roads that aren't on the main map (usually dirt tracks). These little branches off the main routes often lead to higher ground and a ramp that will let you leap over chasms and onto the platform holding the car part.
How to Build Your Derelict Car in Need for Speed Payback
Once you’ve collected the final derelict car part for the car you’re finding parts for you’ll be given the option to build it. It’s at this point you decide which of the car classes you wish you use. Choose the class and you’ll have a stock version of the car you’ve found.
With derelict cars you can upgrade to performance level 300 in order to unlock Super Builds. Super Build cars allow for the most extreme visual customisation, so you better get upgrading if you want to stand out from the crowd.
This might bring our guide on all the Need for Speed: Payback Derelict Car locations, but make sure to check out the links near the top of the page, for a complete breakdown of exactly where you can find each part to each car across the map of Fortune City.