Cars made available through the Car Dealer can be redeemed with either earned Cash () or SpeedBoost ().
Select cars are sometimes given to the player when they purchase additional SpeedBoost through the official Need for Speed: World website. This is referred to as a Top-Up.
Each vehicle is placed into one of six classes based on their overall performance with each vehicle having an alternate stock performance. A three tier performance rating system was previously used until August 22nd, 2012.
The Car Dealer features a great number of vehicle variants known as Styles. Each style icon of a vehicle denotes if it has been modified and how modified it extensive it has been.
Special style variations are modified with aftermarket parts, performance upgrades and/or skill mods. Several modified cars in the dealership also come with unique specialities such as police lights and non-purchasable skill mods.
Standard models are shown with an icon colour based on the body paint of that vehicle. Standard models are offered for both Cash and SpeedBoost.
SpeedBoostEditAmerikon Speedsystems performance parts but without any visual customisation parts or skill mods.
The available performance parts, visual parts and skill mods equipped to a rental car differs from model to model.
Styles are a series of several differently designed vehicles that are either specially equipped for a specific game mode or art style.