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Gold Plated in Need for Speed

Gold Plated5,281 (80)

This is a rare achievementWin Gold on all Prestige events

  • Unlocked by 12 tracked gamers (2% - TA Ratio = 66.00) 516  

Achievement Guide for Gold Plated

Knight Maximus
318,045 (129,725)
Knight Maximus
Achievement won on 03 Jun 16
TA Score for this game: 12,703
Posted on 28 April 16 at 14:32, Edited on 07 September 16 at 20:17
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Do YOU have the BALLS to try this? If so welcome to my solution dive

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MANUAL IS A MUST IN BOTH TIME AND DRIFT (not for all of them just the one you are struggling the must)
Manual is a MUST if you are going for this one. Even though is takes time to get used to, is worth it because with manual you can manipulate the gears to get the more speed out of it > therefore you slide less and get more grip > therefore you get better grip and better times. Racing gamers will relate to this.

The times ARE NO JOKE and you will need to be 96% - 98% flawless.

I've beaten some times with .20milsec to spare, up to the target it self .00 its INSANE


Time trials

- By my own experience seems like this game wants to imitate the mechanics of F1 games physics, so you need to calculate the angles and speed that you are taking the corners, to keep the most momentum.

- Another tip is while watching the videos, set yourself a checkpoint, see the time he was in a certain place and try to do the same. if you are 3 to 4 seconds behind his time in that place just restart the race because the times are really tight and you can just recover that time is impossible. You'll finish with milliseconds to spare, if you nail everything.

- Save your boost for the exit of turns and DO NOT use nitrous in tight turns as you'll slide more and waste precious time.

- If you lightly and quickly tap the brake you'll initiate a slide while at speed you can control a very fast speed drift without losing speed, helpful for those turns that are too sharp for grip and not enough of an angle to properly drift round.

- Most these events you don't need to worry about AI since you should be super fast, so there is no need to play defensive on the inside of a turn. Start wide, enter sharp, end close to the outside to keep as much of your speed as possible.

- The more you race on a track the more you will know its outlet and even the spawn partner of the traffic. The videos provided are as close to a perfect line as described.

All Drift Events

- Use all the space available.

- Balance with high speed drifting and angle. Enter fast and sharp then finish making your slide as long as possible. Enough practice you will be able to drift close to a straight line.

- Manual Transmission is essential, I'm sorry for those who are used to automatic but what you don't want is for your car to shift up or down mid drift, it will throw you off your rhythm. I never did manual before starting this, eventually I got it nailed. Key tip is to drift in 3rd gear for the most part, 2nd gear for the super tight turns and 4th gear for high speed drift (on straight wide roads). Your rev should be on the limit while drifting so you have the right speed and control.

- Once you get the hang of manual, you will get into a rhythm and know when to drift and at what angle and speed. Who knows you may even drift where others don't or can't and get 20k more points in one section then anyone online, trust me it can happen.

- In Touge events aim to be speedy and drift to get ahead. Once ahead make as much of your advantage to drift some heavy points. If an AI is right behind on a turn you then you can effectively drift block them if you are ahead of them for a second. They will only bash you if you suddenly appear in front of them, give it a second and they should slightly slow down. At the straights make sure to make use of your 'Action Fill Boost' as 90% of the time it will be full, it is the best way to get as much ahead. If you have time, get in a cheeky small drift if you can.

- Try starting a drift by tapping the handbrake and the brake together. While in a drift make it slide longer by throttling, then tapping the brake and angle your car to make it slide tight when you can and long when the road straightens out.

General Tricks

- Try racing in a SOLO game.

- Position your car to suit your starting point. Furtherest in front will take .5 to a second off your time while maybe furtherest behind may help with getting speed for a turn right in front of you.

- You can't control where the AI is at the start so on rolling starts make sure you pick the quickest and smoothest route past them.

- Be focused. This is not a joke, make sure you have had something to eat and mental energy of concentration as you have to race the perfect line and adjust depending on what obstacle is in your way. Drift events will take a lot of patience to get round and there is a lot more into them then racing events. If you are mentally drained then take a break.
Credit to DanteDevilDan


Here is my personal tune up, that is working for me without changing anything. and it ride smooth like butter. and the other is my set up for the lambo. Manual is a must. but you will be in 3rd gear 90% of the time

Here is a link to Beatminaz YouTube channel in case you are having problems with the spoilers

Here is the list of all 40 events in chronological order, Good Luck guys, you'll need it

Horses For courses l Gold 1:39sec

Talk the Torque l Gold 1:32sec

Turbo Ducking l Gold 1:09sec

Hungry as a manticore l Gold 2:11sec

Torque of the Town l Gold 1:44sec

Maniac or Master? l Gold 2:55sec

CJ - Tastic l Gold 2:08

Business or pleasure? l Gold 2:51sec

Find your Groove l Gold 270,000

Use it or lose it l Gold 750,000

Wide and Tight l Gold 325,000

Nocturnable l Gold 250,000

Clamping down l Gold 525,000

Push Upstairs l Gold 250,000

Japhet full Flick l Gold 2:10sec

Mental Block l Gold 850,000


In the driver's seat l Gold 1:25sec

Red Makes It Faster l Gold 2:05sec

Tanels Leap l Gold 2:26sec

Blue Kobra Blitz l Gold 250,000

Stagger your Swagger l Gold 750,000

A legends wheel l Gold 1:14sec

Remastered l gold 450,000

Componenet parts l Gold 1:43sec


Moonlight and mountain l Gold 650,000

Therading the needle l Gold 625,000

Fish out of water l Gold 217,000

Ready set drift l Gold 400,000

Skill or Eskil 1:06sec

Lock it down l Gold 480,000

One in many l 475,000

Chasing Devils l Gold 550,000


Stanley shake down l Gold 1:39sec

We go on three? l Gold 150,000

Go Big or Go Busted l Gold 1:54sec

Maximum attack l Gold 850,000

Nothing to see here l Gold 1:46sec

Assume The Position l Gold 1:47sec

Angel catch Devils l Gold 1:30sec

I am the Law l Gold 4:00sec

Final race Gold 7:45sec

You only fail when you stop trying
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