The Nissan Silvia (S15) is a rear-wheel drive sports coupe powered by either a naturally-aspirated or turbocharged 2.0 litre inline-four engine producing 160 bhp and 247 bhp (turbocharged variant). The S15 was produced from 1999 to 2002 and is the last model in the Nissan Silvia series.
The Silvia is known for its frequent appearance in drift events, thanks to its enormous success in the D1 Grand Prix series.
Strongest traits it is its handling and acceleration. It is also more powerful than the Nissan 240SX (S13), but is best used in Drift and Grip events.
Need for Speed: Undercover
The Silvia (S15) appears in Need for Speed: Undercover as a tier 4 car with a price tag of $28,000 and is unlocked once the player has reached Wheelman Level 2.5.
It is capable of reaching 187 mph (301 km/h) with stock performance. Its rear-wheel drive layout makes it stable and fast through corners. It also has better acceleration than the Lotus Elise and 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS.
Need for Speed: Shift
TheSilvia (S15) appears in Need for Speed: Shift as a tier 2 with a price tag of $55,000 and a car rating of 4.90. It is unlocked after collecting 30 Stars and is capable of a Works upgrade.
It is an excellent car for drifting due to its acceleration and accessible handling. It performs well in race events too, but may be lacking when put against other tier 2 cars. Similar to the Nissan 240SX, upgrades might be needed to improve its racing performance.
Need for Speed: World
The Silvia (S15) was made available in Need for Speed: World on May 14, 2010 during the fourth closed beta session. Since August 22, 2012, it has been featured as an E class vehicle.
Despite possessing a lower car rating than the Nissan 240SX, it is capable of a higher top speed. It has responsive handling, which can be greatly enhanced with upgrades, and upon exiting a corner, it can also outmatch most class E cars with its good acceleration.
In pursuit events, it has less durability than heavier cars, but is capable of performing quick manoeuvres.
Before August 22, 2012, it was featured as a starter car and cost 20,000. Between January 8, 2013 and November 28, 2013, it could only be purchased with ingame cash at the beginning of a player's career.
The Speedhunters style is a promotional car offered to players that pre-ordered a copy of Need for Speed: World through DirectDrive.
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Need for Speed Stage 1
The Lustra style is a rental car that can be leased for 80. It was made available on May 14, 2010 during the fourth closed beta session.