For the event in Need for Speed: Rivals, see Hard Target (Rivals).

Hard Target is an SCPD Hot Pursuit event featured in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010), and is the final event of the SCPD career.

The event can be accessed from the Grand Ocean Coast SCPD node on the career map, and is a Special Response event that starts along Grand Ocean Road.

The event starts south along Grand Ocean Coast, continues along Sunset Drive, merges onto Mission Beach, turns east onto Interstate 31, and finishes at the east end of the highway near the cross junction.


"You'll need to fight your way past their wingman to bust three Veyron Racers ripping South up Grand Ocean Road."


The player is given four Spike Strips, two Helicopter Support calls, four Roadblocks, and four EMPs to shut down a total of seven Hyper Series racers.



The player's choice of police vehicle for this event is limited to Special Response units.

Racer Suspects

There are seven racer suspects participating in the event.


  • The route is also used for the racer Hot Pursuit event Breaking Point.

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