The Fastest Cars In Need For Speed Heat

The Fastest Cars In Need For Speed Heat

Here’s our list of the five best cars available in Need for Speed Heat.

Need for Speed Heat can’t be beat without skill, sure, but skill doesn’t mean much without some of the fastest cars to use them in. And while there’s no shortage of supercars and roadhogs to pick from, we’ve looked up the five fastest cars and what you need to unlock them.

The McLaren P1 '14. | Joel Franey/USGamer, EA

McLaren P1 ‘14

  • Rating: 346
  • Max Potential Horsepower: 1,232
  • 0-60 MPH(s): 2.80
  • Top Speed (MPH): 217
  • Unlocks at: REP Level 40

The P1 is perhaps the most versatile of the upper tier, in that it’s not COMPLETELY built for on-road racing like the others. Only mostly. Compared to the other cars it’s more of a jack-of-all trades, albeit with the kind of engine you’d normally find on a jet plane.

The Ferrari LaFerrari '13. | Joel Franey/USGamer, EA

Ferrari LaFerrari ‘13

  • Rating: 360
  • Max Potential Horsepower: 1,321
  • 0-60 MPH(s): 2.80
  • Top Speed (MPH): 218
  • Unlocks at: REP Level 40

The car so nice they named it twice, the Ferrari LaFerrari prioritises high horsepower and a frame built so low to the ground you’re practically burrowing your way to victory. That being said, its specialisation means that it’s a little less versatile overall, with not a lot of room for customisation. Hey, why mess with perfection?

The McLaren P1 GTR '15. | Joel Franey/USGamer, EA

McLaren P1 GTR ‘15

  • Rating: 363
  • Max Potential Horsepower: 1,209
  • 0-60 MPH(s): 2.40
  • Top Speed (MPH): 217
  • Unlocks at: REP Level 40

The P1 ‘14 brought its bigger, better brother along in the form of the GTR ‘15, a true racecar that boasts the best acceleration in the game. Driving this car is more like being fired out of a cannon than anything else, and for all its strengths, it can’t function off-road even slightly.

The Ferrari FXX-K Evo. | Joel Franey/USGamer, EA

Ferrari FXX-K Evo ‘18

  • Rating: 363
  • Max Potential Horsepower: 1,446
  • 0-60 MPH(s): 2.50
  • Top Speed (MPH): 217
  • Unlocks at: Being a member of a Level 50 Crew
The true value of friends is shown when your crew’s efforts earn you this lightning-fast Ferrari. Built perfectly for on-road racing, it has the second-best engine and acceleration in the whole game.
The Koenigsegg Regera '16. | Joel Franey/USGamer, EA

Koenigsegg Regera ‘16

  • Rating: 400+
  • Max Potential Horsepower: 1,500
  • 0-60 MPH(s): 2.70
  • Top Speed (MPH): 255
  • Unlocks at: REP Level 50

Look, there’s no contest here. While the other cars on this list are superb and choosing between them isn’t easy, the Regera leaves them all figuratively and literally in the dust. It has unrivalled power, speed, and even a little more validity off-road than other supercars (though not by much). We fully expect that Need for Speed Heat’s best racers will all be using some version of this car, assuming they don’t just break warp speed and disappear forever.

Now you know what to aspire to, check out our guide on fast, easy moneymaking in order to start saving up for these true supercars. Alternatively, head to our page on the day/night cycle if you need to know how to build your reputation. Or if you want to learn how to use slipstream like a pro when it comes to races, just head here.

Joel Franey

Guides Writer

Joel loves books, games, comics and drinks that make a person feel like they just got kicked in the head by a mule. He has a Masters in writing from Sussex, which he somehow got by writing about Superman. He is absolutely NOT three children in a long coat, so please stop asking.

In other news

Yes, There Is a New Fast & Furious Game Out Today

Dom! Surprised to see you here.

A PlayStation 5 Menu Feature Teased Last Year Seems to Have a New Name

It sounds like "Activities" will let players hop straight into action from the PS5's menu.

Rocket League Is Going Free-to-Play, But Leaving Steam Storefront

Steam owners will still get updates, but new users won't be able to download it.

You may also like

Quake's Free During QuakeCon at Home, So... Why Not Play Quake at Home?

Quake Champions, pictured, is also making it easy to unlock all its characters for free.

Gaming Rides a Lockdown-Induced Financial High

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Quarterly financials clash with GDC Summer, interspersed by insular policies from the U.S. government and Apple.

Microsoft Says Apple Is the Only Platform to "Deny Consumers From Cloud Gaming"

The matter of getting xCloud and Game Pass on iOS is getting heated.

You Can Pet the Dog in Ghostwire: Tokyo

It should be a universal feature by now.