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Burnout Paradise DLC Adds "legendary cars"

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The second of four planned Burnout Paradise updates for 2009 has been announced, and this one’s something else. Coming next year, Criterion Games will add the “Legendary Cars Pack,” and the first vehicle they’re showing off is none other than Dr. Emmett Brown’s De Lorean Time Machine from Back to the Future. Ahem, excuse us — make that the “Jansen 88 Special,” which has absolutely no relation to Dr. Emmett Brown’s De Lorean Time Machine from Back to the Future. There, now no one’s getting sued.

Just like the car it’s not based on, the Jansen 88 Special will leave burning tire tracks behind when you go into boost mode, and you’ll even be able to hover “at head height” when you click in the L3 button. You will not, however, be able to time travel. Clearly its flux capacitor needs replacing.

The Jansen 88 Special is one of four “Legendary” cars that Criterion will add to Burnout Paradise, which players can either purchase individually or as a pack at a discounted price when they’re released (release date and pricing haven’t been revealed). The other cars will be called the Cavalry Bootlegger, Manhattan Spirit, and the GT Nighthawk. Anyone want to guess what other famous cars won’t be used as inspiration? We’re holding out hope for the Ecto-1.

Last Updated: November 11, 2008


  1. Wesley

    November 11, 2008 at 10:12

    awesome … now if we had xbox live i would of been excited.. guess ill have to wait for the directors box next year


  2. Werner

    November 11, 2008 at 10:46

    Mhhhh… wonder if KiTT from Knight Rider is one of those four?


  3. Lupus

    November 11, 2008 at 11:36

    It also looks slightly different from the Delorean 😀


  4. Fudzy

    November 11, 2008 at 12:26

    I hope they put more animation into these, the bike set were terrible.


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