Beetle Adventure Racing



Cheat Menu
Go to 1 player mode and select "Championship". Race on Coventry Cove and find the shortcut with the barn and 2 haypiles. Run straight into the the haypile closest to the road and you should hit a box. You will here someone say "Groovy!" if you hit it. Finish the race and go to "Options". There will be an option called "Cheats" now.


Daisy Box in Sunset Sands
To get the daisy box in sunset sands right when you start off take right up the hill and keep going until you jump. Over the jump there is the daisy box to access How Many Beetle You want in Battle Mode.


Fisheye, Mist and Flip
In Coventry Cove there is a jump in the game just before you reach the mine shortcut and after you come out of the tunnel and start going around the turn. Jump off this ramp to an island that has stonehenge like structures on it. There is a cheat crate behind on of the back structures. Hit it and you will be able to choose between fisheye, mist, or flip using the cheat menu!


Get the Alien Beetle
To get the "I come in peace" Alien Beetle, beat the Expert Championship. Once you have completed Metro Madness, you will receive the super-fast rainbow-colored beetle.


Get the Police Beetle
In a nod to the Need for Speed franchise, EA has included a hidden Police Beetle in Beetle Adventure Racing -- but you'll have to work hard to get it. After beating the standard Championships, a new "Bonus" mode will open up. Beat this tough challenge (including Wicked Woods) to get the fastest car in the game, the Police Beetle.


Handicap Mode
In Coventry Cove, go over the small wooden drawbridge towards the beginning of the course. Just after the drawbridge and before the crane is a white stone fence on the left. Follow the fence until you see a hole in it. Go through the hole in Championship mode to find a flower crate. This crate unlocks "Handicap - Two Player" on the cheat menu, allowing you to adjust the handicap to Off, Slow, Normal, Fast, or Insane.


Ladybug Color Change
In Inferno Isle, if you go to the first shortcut on the right you will go into a cave. When you get to the open part of the cave where the bridge is, go off the bridge and land on the house, smashing it. Immediately slam on your brakes and stop. Look aroung on the platform and you will see a flower box that will open up a new cheat that will change the pace at which the ladybugs change color in beetle battle.


Major Shortcut in Sunset Sands
For a HUGE shortcut in the sunset sands track, follow the instructions below. In the sunset sands track, drive untill you can see the first sets of vertical pillars, (they are not the natural rock ones in the canyon, they appear when out on the open desert) SLOW DOWN, there will be a path off to the left. Drive down this path and follow it making sure you make it across all the jumps. You will now be in a greenish room, go through the set of round stone "gates" and this will open up a HUGE jump in the room with "glassy" floors.

Follow the road you are on untill you reach this room, then hit a nitro box and hit the jump STRAIGHT on. You will jump onto a platform and there will be another jump in front of you, hit this then when you land, HIT THE BRAKES!! Continue on slowly and when you are on top of a red circle stop, and honk your horn. This will act as an elevator and wil breing you down to an underground track and it will bring you way out in front.


Make Cars Pull Over
Beetle Adventure Racing's computer drivers may take shortcuts and crash into you, but they're still law-abiding drivers. Once you have unlocked the Police Beetle, hold down the left C Button to sound your siren. If you get close, the other drivers will pull over to the side and stop their cars.


Mount Mayhem Cheats
On Mount Mayhem when you get to the part of the chours where theirs no snow you make a right and run through the closest tree.


No Map in Battle Mode
On the Conventry Cove stage, the area where you there are arrows pointing right. Hang a quick left and you will jump and grab a box worth five points. Your car will then land on an island with stone fixtures. Up ahead you can see a ramp with a box worth two points. Behind the fixture on the left,(if you're going too fast you will miss it)you will find a flower box. Crash through the flower box and make your way to the end of the stage to unlock the code to turn off the map in battle mode.


Open Up Battle Stages
Most of the game's Beetle Battle stages are hidden and have to be unlocked before you can square off against your friends.

In order to get them, you need to enter the Championship mode and try to smash all the bonus boxes on the respective tracks. You have to collect all 100 points to unlock a new battle stage. All the battle stages are directly based on their track counterparts. Note that it is not necessary that you come in first in the races, but your points are not counted if you are disqualified.
Tip: Use the Police Beetle to get the tracks. It's fast -- and you can force cars to pull over and take your time to collect the boxes.


Time Limits in Beetle Battle
To activate the Time limits cheat in the Beetle Battle cheat menu, race on Inferno Isle until you get to the burning village, right in front of the finish line is a small path leading to the left. Ram the house on that path and grab the crate, and you'll add another cheat to the cheat menu.


Two Groovy Box's on Inferno Isle
To find 2 groovy boxes go to inferno isle. To get the first one, follow the track until you get to the first jungle area, soon after that you will see a dirt road jutting off the road on the right. Go down the road and a bit after that when there is a yellow glow look to your right there will bee a small rainforest hut and a ramp leading to it with a way to get 10 bonus points. Go to the ramp and just before you hit the ramb hold down b and as soon as you hit the house wich will shatter hold down down c to. Hopefuly you will stop on the greyish platform. Turn around to your right and you should see a red flower box. Hit it, you should then hear the word groovy, then press L to saffely get to the main road. This may slow you up a bit but you should be able to catch up if you're good at taking short cuts. To get the second one enter the town either from the dirt road or the main track. after making the first wide turn aim right while jumping off the ramp right under the arch. You'll see a flat roof land on it and turn around to your right and hit the groovy box you'll hear the word groovy then press L to quickly make it to the main road again.


Unlock ? Boxes
This tip unlocks the ? options box on 2 Player Battle Mode (use cheat mode to access). Head round the coventry cove course, just past one of the bridges, is a jump to the left, jump over in to a look-a-like-stonehenge, next to one of the big stones, is another 'groovy' box, this will unlock the ? box in player 2 battle mode.


Unlock New Cars
To unlock variations of the New Beetle, such as the Racing Beetle, 4x4 Beetle and "Number 8," simply beat the Championship Mode on Novice and Advanced. Beat the following two difficulty modes for the two bonus cars.


View Mode
To activate the "VIEW MODE" cheat on the cheat menu, go to Inferno Isle. in the area that looks like a village, on the right side of the road is a house with a flat-looking roof. jump your beetle at an angle and land on the roof. then go into reverse and break the Daisy Crate hidden there to activate the View Mode cheat under options. you will be able to select Normal, Fisheye and Tunnel view modes.

                   

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