Burnout 3: Takedown cheats

With gameplay that encourages dangerous driving, Takedown is the best action racer on any console. It's packed with high-tension contests and spectacular crashes. Michael Bay should be jealous. You'll be addicted.

BURNOUT 3: TAKEDOWN CHEATS

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Trophies

Get Advanced Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Advanced Takedown Targets

Get Champion Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Champion Takedown Targets

Get Easy Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Easy Takedown Targets

Get Euro Circuit Racer

Collect all Takedown Trophies

Get Expert Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Expert Takedown Targets

Get Avalanche

Do a Takedown Over the Edge of Alpine Bridges

Get Berth Trauma

Do a Takedown into Riviera Marina

Get Catch the Tour Bus

Do a Takedown into the Parked Tour Buses in Island Paradise

Get Euro Tram Ram

Do a Takedown into a Winter City Tram

Get Gate Crasher

Do a Takedown into the Wall by Vineyard's Town Gate

Get Gone Fishin'

Do a Takedown Over the Cliff by the Trailer Park in Silver Lake

Get Grapes of Wrath

Do a Takedown into a Wine Truck

Get Hit the Split

Do a Takedown into the Wall at the Tunnel Entrance in Downtown

Get Home Wrecker

Do a Takedown into a Motor Home

Get Market-Stalled

Do a Takedown in the Golden City Market

Get Paid the Price

Do a Takedown into the Alpine Toll Booths

Get Pillar Driller

Do a Takedown into the "L" Train Supports in Downtown

Get Riviera Roustabout

Do a Takedown into Riviera's Roundabout Monument

Get Rumble in the Jungle

Do a Takedown on the Island Paradise Offroad Route

Get Ship Wreck

Do a Takedown in the Dockside Tanker Port

Get Snowed Under

Do a Takedown into a Snowplow

Get Tram Ram

Do a Takedown into a Waterfront Tram

Get Truck Torpedo

Do a Takedown into a Big Rig that is Carrying Speed Boats

Get Tuk-Down

Do a Takedown into a Tuk-Tuk

Get Tunnel of Shove

Do a Takedown into a Tunnel Support in Dockside

PS2 | Submitted by dabigboybigboy

Pimp Your Ride With Murderous Weaponry

Go into a road rage session in single player. While picking your car, hold L1, L2, and R1. Once road rage starts, two machine guns and a rocket launcher will appear on your car.

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Unlockables

SUV Deluxe

Accumulate $5 million bucks bucks Cin world tour mode

4WD Heavy Duty

Accumulate $10 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

B-Team Van

Accumulate $15 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

INT Express Delivery Truck

Accumulate $20 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

Tractor Cab

Accumulate $30 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

Longnose Cab

Accumulate $50 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

City Bus

Accumulate $70 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

Trash Truck

Accumulate $90 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

Fire Truck

Unlock all crash headlines in world tour mode

Classic Hotrod

Unlock all special event postcards

Euro-Circuit Racer

Unlock all takedown trophies

Oval Racer Special

Unlock all signature takedowns and you will get Oval Racer Special

Custom Coupe Ultimate

Win a Gold Medal in all crash events

U S Circuit Racer

Win a Gold Medal in Super GP

World Circuit Racer

Win a Gold Medal in all race events

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Unlock Compact Cars

Compact Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Lakeside Face-Off 1

Muscle Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Mountain Parkway Face-Off 2

Coupe Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Continental Run Face-Off 1

Sports Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Frozen Peak Face-Off 2

Super Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Gold Medal GP

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Unlock Modified Cars

Modified Compact

Finish with a Gold medal on the Waterfront Face-Off

Modified Muscle

Finish with a Gold medal on the Mountain Parkway Face-Off 1

Modified Coupe

Finish with a Gold medal on the Alpine Race

Modified Sports

Finish with a Gold medal on the Continental Run Face-Off 2

Modified Super

Finish with a Gold medal on the Golden City Face-Off

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Unlock Tuned Cars

Tuned Compact

Win a Gold Medal in Downtown Race 1

Tuned Coupe

Finish with a Gold medal on the Vineyard Face-Off

Tuned Muscle

Finish with a Gold medal on the Kings Of The Road Race

Tuned Sports

Finish with a Gold medal on the Continental Run Race 2

Tuned Super

Finish with a Gold medal on the Island Paradise Face-Off

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Unlock Dominator Cars

Dominator Compact

Finish with a Gold medal on the Kings Of The Road Face-Off

Dominator Muscle

Finish with a Gold medal on the Lakeside Face-Off 2

Dominator Coupe

Finish with a Gold medal on the Frozen Peak Face-Off 1

Dominator Sports

Finish with a Gold medal on the Alpine Face-Off

Dominator Super

Finish with a Gold medal on the Dockside Face-Off

PS2 | Submitted by GamesRadar

Beginning Boost

At the start of a race, rev up then hold brake and accelerate until the timer says 1. Release brake and go! You won't burnout or anything but you'll accelerate faster.

PS2 | Submitted by GamesRadar

Fill Burnout Meter

After doing the boost reach the 3rd CPU driver and take him out to fill the Burnout Meter rapidly

PS2 | Submitted by GamesRadar

Change Soundtrack While Racing

You can change the song that you are listening to by pressing the L2 button.

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

4WD Racer

Accumulate $2 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Heavy Pickup

Accumulate $1 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

BURNOUT 3: TAKEDOWN UNLOCKABLES

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Unlock Need For Speed Underground Vehicl

Finish each Crash Mode level with a gold rank. Then at the vehicle select screen HOLD L2 + R2 while picking your vehicle

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Paid The Price

Do a Takedown into the Alpine Toll Booths

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Pillar Driller

Do a Takedown into the "L" Train Supports in Downtown

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Grapes Of Wrath

Do a Takedown into a Wine Truck

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Euro Tram Ram

Do a Takedown into a Winter City Tram

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Home Wrecker

Do a Takedown into a Motor Home

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Gone Fishin'

Do a Takedown Over the Cliff by the Trailer Park in Silver Lake

PS2 | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Euro Circuit Racer

Unlock all takedown trophies

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Berth Trauma

Do a Takedown into Riviera Marina

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Catch The Tour Bus

Do a Takedown into the Parked Tour Buses in Island Paradise

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Avalanche

Do a Takedown Over the Edge of Alpine Bridges

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

U S Circuit Racer

Win a Gold Medal in Super GP

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Oval Racer Special

Unlock all signature takedowns and you will get Oval Racer Special

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Tram Ram

Do a Takedown into a Waterfront Tram

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Tuk-Down

Do a Takedown into a Tuk-Tuk

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Snowed Under

Do a Takedown into a Snowplow

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Rumble In The Jungle

Do a Takedown on the Island Paradise Offroad Route

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Market-Stalled

Do a Takedown in the Golden City Market

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Euro Circuit Racer

Collect all Takedown Trophies

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Expert Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Expert Takedown Targets

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Assassin Cars

Assassin Compact Car

Accumulate 15 Takedowns

Assassin Muscle Car

Accumulate 30 Takedowns

Assassin Coupe Car

Accumulate 60 Takedowns

Assassin Sports Car

Accumulate 100 Takedowns

Assassin Super Car

Accumulate 150 Takedowns

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Classic Hotrod

Unlock all special event postcards

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

City Bus

Accumulate $70 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

SUV Deluxe

Accumulate $5 million bucks bucks Cin world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Heavy Pickup

Accumulate $1 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Muscle Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Mountain Parkway Face-Off 2

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Longnose Cab

Accumulate $50 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Sports Car

Accumulate 100,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Assassin Muscle Car

Accumulate 30 Takedowns

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Assassin Super Car

Accumulate 150 Takedowns

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Assassin Coupe Car

Accumulate 60 Takedowns

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Assassin Compact Car

Accumulate 15 Takedowns

PS2 | Submitted by GamesRadar

Unlock Need For Speed Underground Vehicles

Finish each Crash Mode level with a gold rank. Then at the vehicle select screen HOLD L2 + R2 while picking your vehicle

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Dominator Compact

Finish with a Gold medal on the Kings Of The Road Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Modified Coupe

Finish with a Gold medal on the Alpine Race

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Modified Muscle

Finish with a Gold medal on the Mountain Parkway Face-Off 1

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Modified Compact

Finish with a Gold medal on the Waterfront Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Tuned Muscle

Finish with a Gold medal on the Kings Of The Road Race

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Coupe Types 1, 2, And 3

Finish with a Gold medal on the Waterfront Muscle Grand Prix

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Coupe DX Car

Accumulate 18 gold medals in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Tunnel Of Shove

Do a Takedown into a Tunnel Support in Dockside

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Truck Torpedo

Do a Takedown into a Big Rig that is Carrying Speed Boats

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Ship Wreck

Do a Takedown in the Dockside Tanker Port

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Riviera Roustabout

Do a Takedown into Riviera's Roundabout Monument

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Hit The Split

Do a Takedown into the Wall at the Tunnel Entrance in Downtown

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Champion Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Champion Takedown Targets

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Easy Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Easy Takedown Targets

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

World Circuit Racer

Win a Gold Medal in all race events

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Coupe Ultimate

Win a Gold Medal in all crash events

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Advanced Takedown Trophy

Finish all the Advanced Takedown Targets

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Super Car

Accumulate 200,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Muscle DX Car

Accumulate 10 Gold Medals in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Coupe Car

Accumulate 50,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Classic Hotrod

Accumulate a "Gold Medal" rank in all special events

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Compact Car

Accumulate 10,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Assassin Sports Car

Accumulate 100 Takedowns

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Super Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Gold Medal GP

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Modified Sports

Finish with a Gold medal on the Continental Run Face-Off 2

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Modified Super

Finish with a Gold medal on the Golden City Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Tuned Sports

Finish with a Gold medal on the Continental Run Race 2

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Tuned Super

Finish with a Gold medal on the Island Paradise Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Sports Types 1, 2, And 3

Finish with a Gold medal on the Vineyard Coupe Grand Prix

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Tuned Coupe

Finish with a Gold medal on the Vineyard Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Tuned Compact

Win a Gold Medal in Downtown Race 1

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Sports DX Car

Accumulate 25 Gold Medals in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Muscle Types 1, 2, And 3

Finish with a Gold medal on the Silver Lake Compact Grand Prix

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Super DX Car

Accumulate 32 Gold Medals in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Muscle Car

Accumulate 25,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Compact DX Car

Accumulate 4 Gold Medals in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Euro-Circuit Racer

Unlock all takedown trophies

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Fire Truck

Unlock all crash headlines in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Trash Truck

Accumulate $90 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Tractor Cab

Accumulate $30 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

4WD Heavy Duty

Accumulate $10 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

B-Team Van

Accumulate $15 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

INT Express Delivery Truck

Accumulate $20 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Dominator Muscle

Finish with a Gold medal on the Lakeside Face-Off 2

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Dominator Super

Finish with a Gold medal on the Dockside Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Dominator Coupe

Finish with a Gold medal on the Frozen Peak Face-Off 1

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

4WD Racer

Accumulate $2 million bucks bucks in world tour mode

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Compact Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Lakeside Face-Off 1

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Coupe Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Continental Run Face-Off 1

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Sports Prototype

Finish with a Gold medal on the Frozen Peak Face-Off 2

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Dominator Sports

Finish with a Gold medal on the Alpine Face-Off

PS2, Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Get Gate Crasher

Do a Takedown into the Wall by Vineyard's Town Gate

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Custom Cars

Custom Compact Car

Accumulate 10,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

Custom Coupe Car

Accumulate 50,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

Custom Muscle Car

Accumulate 25,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

Custom Sports Car

Accumulate 100,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

Custom Super Car

Accumulate 200,000 Burnout points in world tour mode

Compact DX Car

Accumulate 4 Gold Medals in world tour mode

Muscle DX Car

Accumulate 10 Gold Medals in world tour mode

Coupe DX Car

Accumulate 18 gold medals in world tour mode

Sports DX Car

Accumulate 25 Gold Medals in world tour mode

Super DX Car

Accumulate 32 Gold Medals in world tour mode

BURNOUT 3: TAKEDOWN HINTS

Xbox | Submitted by I am to lazy to type my name

Beginning Boost

At the start of a race, rev up then hold brake and accelerate until the timer says 1. Release brake and go! You won't burnout or anything but you'll accelerate faster.

PS2 | Submitted by who cares Yo!

Avalanche Takedown

Alpine expressway

When you get to the bridge knock your rival into the wall and you'll get a signiture takedown called: AVALANCHE!

Xbox | Submitted by GamesRadar

Fill Burnout Meter

After doing the boost reach the 3rd CPU driver and take him out to fill the Burnout Meter rapidly

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