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Speed Demon achievement in Forza Motorsport 4

Speed Demon

Reach 240 mph in any car.

Speed Demon0
17 October 2014 - 6 guidesOnline/OfflineSingle PlayerVersus

How to unlock the Speed Demon achievement

  • VenturaDKVenturaDK289,625
    09 Oct 2011 10 Oct 2011 14 Oct 2011
    100 7 13
    This one is a bit tricky. The only way I was able to achieve that kind of speed was using the Bugatti Veyron and using the Le Mans circuit. Please note that you need to use the alternate version (Mulsanne) without chicanes on the long straight. The usual Le Mans layout does not provide straights that are long enough.

    Edit: Thanks to J1MMEH G for pointing out that this can (and should!) be done in free mode :)

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    SkrypekThis one can be a little frustrating. The road is kinda narrow, and you have to be pretty carefull, it's easy to scratch the sides at those high speeds. It's just long enough to reach 384 km/h at the very end before hitting the wall on the curve ending the long straight, so if you use breaking assist it may cut you ooff when you are just about too reach the target speed.
    Posted by Skrypek on 05 Jul 12 at 01:29
    Marc The GSpot on cheers mate
    Posted by Marc The G on 06 Jan 13 at 01:41
    NIXXION44not as easy i thought
    Posted by NIXXION44 on 11 Nov 14 at 19:43
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  • John CabooseJohn Caboose429,293
    05 Jan 2012 05 Jan 2012 08 Jan 2014
    79 0 3
    Super easy to get without having to buy, upgrade or tune anything. You should also unlock the following achievement in the progress:

    Forza Motorsport 4Flat OutThe Flat Out achievement in Forza Motorsport 4 worth 6 pointsEarn a perfect Speed score.

    What you need to do is from the main menu go into:
    Free Play > Hot Lap > Bugatti > Veyron 16.4 > Le Mans > Old Mulsanne Circuit

    The plan is to reach 240MPH (~390KMH) on the extremely long straight. Just drive like you normally would for the first section and when you get on the straight floor it.

    It'll take a while to get up to the intended speed but you will eventually reach it, most likely on your first attempt.

    If you, against all odds, haven't reached the speed required when at the end of the straight you can always turn around and drive down the straight again!
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    kirchroa rjcgreat solution got both cheevos in 3 min thumbs up!!
    Posted by kirchroa rjc on 23 Jan 13 at 11:10
    ISAMU MkIIAmazing work man!
    Got in my 1st try!
    Posted by ISAMU MkII on 15 May 13 at 04:57
    PUDDIE NZIf you have an issue and don't make it on the straight, just turn around and do it the other way. much easier :)
    Posted by PUDDIE NZ on 23 Aug 13 at 09:30
  • CathodesCathodes72,467
    15 Oct 2011 15 Oct 2011
    18 2 1
    Watch the video!!!
    Info prior to watching: In order to get his achievement you first need to enter freeplay mode, choose the Bugatti Veyron for your car and the Le Mans circuit as your map. Then get ahead earlier in the race and maintain your lead onto the straightaway. You should be able to gain enough speed to get the achievement on the straightaway.

    Tips if you are having trouble:
    Go to tuning, inflate your tires to 100%, change your gear ratio to the preset speed option
    Use the rewind button if you run into a wall or if you do not have enough speed going into the straightaway
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    PaceeeeeWorks very well, first try. Excellent video! :)
    Posted by Paceeeee on 19 Oct 11 at 14:05
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