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Need for Speed Payback features a derelict 1965 Ford Mustang you can fix up

Fixing up derelict cars in Need for Speed Payback seems a great way to upgrade your racing experience.

Need for Speed Payback features an option will provides gearheads a virtual opportunity to turn a beat-up ride into something spectacular.

Derelict cars are older, abandoned vehicles in Need for Speed Payback which can be customized and turned into supercars once found.

Players will also find derelict parts scattered throughout the game world and once all the parts are found, the hunk of junk can be turned into a stock vehicle, similar to how it rolled off the assembly line. Players can then customize the cars further and turn them into a super build into any one of the five car categories: Exotics, Classic, Muscle, Rally, Sports and Sports Compact.

These can have higher stats more than other vehicles found in-game, making them some of the best cars to go racing around with in the game world.

In the video above from Arekkz, he shows you how to find one of the derelict cars on the map: an awesome 1965 Ford Mustang.

In total there are five derelict projects players can complete: the Chevrolet Bel Air 1955, Ford Mustang 1965, Nissan Fairlady ZG 1971, Chevrolet C10 Stepside Pickup 1965 and the Volkswagen Beetle 1963.


Need for Speed Payback will release on November 10 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Those who buy the Need for Speed Payback Deluxe Edition will get access to the game three days early on November 7, a special license plate, discounts, rep bonuses and the five vehicles from the Platinum Car Pack.

And if you want to play the game even earlier you can use EA Access and Origin Access from November 2, and dive into the game for 10 hours via the Play First Trial.  Then, you'll find out for yourself whether it Need for Speed Payback feels like classic Burnout.

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