A total of 448 550 Barchettas were produced followed by ten prototypes that were only distinguishable from previous production models by an interior plaque numbered between P01 to P10.
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2
The 550 Barchetta appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 as a class C car in the PC, GameCube, and Xbox releases that is unlocked upon earning 30,000 NFS Points.
It also appears in the PlayStation 2 release as a tier 3 vehicle that is unlocked upon earning 200,000 NFS Points.
It can not be driven in any game modes that involve police vehicles.
An NFS Edition can be unlocked upon earning 60,000 NFS Points in the PC, GameCube, and Xbox releases or by earning 1,000,000 NFS Points in the PlayStation 2 release.