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Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec Cheats and Tips

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Check out our cheats which includes getting unlimited money, and unlocking Professional mode and the Super Escudo. We also have a cheat that enables you to beat the super speedway endurance challenge easily.

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First off, in the Gran Turismo seies of games t..

First off, in the Gran Turismo seies of games there are usually no traditional type codes, like press x,o,circle for infinite credits, but there are loads of things you can unlock for completing various tasks. Here are a shed load...

you can get the following cars by completing the corresponding tasks

Aston Martin Vanquish

Win the British GT Car Cup in the Professional League.

Audi S4

Win the Tourist Trophy in the Amateur League.

Audi TT 1.8T Quattro

Win the Tourist Trophy Audi TT Race in the Beginner League.

Celica TRD Sports M

Win the FF Challenge in the Amateur League.

Chevrolet Camaro SS

Win the Stars and Stripes Grand Championship in the Beginner League.

Citroen Xsara Rally Car

Remain In Same Gear

If you hold R2 when you are in Automatic Gear-Shift mode you will remain in the same gear. This is especially useful when you are turning and you don't want the automatic shifter to change gears.

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Celica TRD Sports M -

In the Amateur League win the FF Challenge.

Audi S4 -

In the Amateur League win the Tourist Trophy.

Chevrolet Camaro SS -

In the Beginner League win the Stars and Stripes Grand Championship.

Audi TT 1.8T Quattro -

In the Beginner League win the Tourist Trophy Audi TT Race.

Citroen Xsara Rally Car -

In Rally win the Super Special Route 5 wet.

Accelerate faster

When your car starts to move hold R1 if your gears are in automatic and wait for the revs to hit red then release to accelerate fast. If you don't release the car will not change gear.


Editor's note: There are no 'tap-in' cheat codes for this game, but we have a useful collection of hints and tips for this game. Just follow this link for our user submitted hints page for Gan Turismo A-Spec:

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Gran Turismo 3 A-spec cheats

Complete the races listed below to unlock the corresponding automobiles.

Beginner League

FF Challenge: Toyota Vitz RS 1.5

4WD Challenge: Suzuki Alto Works Suzuki Sports Limited

Lightweight K Cup: Mini Cooper 1.3i

Stars and Stripes Grand Championship: Chevrolet Camaro SS

Spider/Roadster Cup: Mazda Miata Roadster RS

80's Sports Car Cup: Mazda Savanna RX7 Infini III

NA Race of NA Sports: Honda CRX Del Sol SiR

Turbo Race of Turbo Sports: Daihatsu Mira TR XX Avanzato R

Tourist Trophy Audi TT Race:

4 cars -

Audi TT 1.8T Quattro

Legend of Silver Arrow Mercedes Benz: Mercedes SLK 230 Kompressor

Altezza Race:

4 cars -

Toyota Celica SS-II


If you want 10 trillion dollars and infinite se..

If you want 10 trillion dollars and infinite series points, you need to get a CodeBreaker. There is no other way around it.

Also, with a CodeBreaker you can make it so that the Endurance races are only one lap.

I don�t suggest that you use a Gameshark because it messes up the DVD player in the Playstation 2.

If you want the Indy cars you need to race the Professional races.

Also, if you get to 100% complete, you win the Polygraph 01. This is the best car in the game.

Professional mode: Select arcade mode, then h..

Professional mode:

Select arcade mode, then highlight the "Hard" selection on the difficulty selection screen. Hold L1 + R1 until it changes to "Professional".

Toyota Sprinter Truendo GT-Apex:

Successfully complete the Sunday Cup with gold medals in all three races to unlock the Toyota Sprinter Truendo GT-Apex.

Mazda Eunos Roadster:

Successfully complete the Cupman Cup with gold medals in all three races to unlock the Mazda Eunos Roadster.

Mazda Roadster RS:

Successfully complete the Spider and Roadster cups with gold medals in all races to unlock the Mazda Roadster RS.

Nissan Silvia K's 1800cc:

How To Unlock All Cars

Beginner League:

Sunday Cup -- Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT-Apex (AE-86 Type I)

Clubman Cup -- Mazda Eunos Roadster

FF Challenge -- Toyota Vitz RS 1.5

FR Challenge -- Nissan Silvia K's 1800cc

MR Challenge -- Toyota MR-S S Edition

4WD Challenge -- Suzuki Alto Works Suzuki Sports Limited

Lightweight K Cup -- Mini Cooper 1.3i

Stars and Stripes Grand Championship -- Chevrolet Camaro SS

Spider/Roadster Cup -- Mazda Miata Roadster RS

80's Sports Car Cup -- Mazda Savanna RX7 Infini III

NA Race of NA Sports -- Honda CRX Del Sol SiR

Turbo Race of Turbo Sports -- Daihatsu Mira TR XX Avanzato R

Tourist Trophy Audi TT Race -- 4 cars, Audi TT 1.8T Quattro

Legend of Silver Arrow Mercedes Benz -- Mercedes SLK 230 Kompress..

How to beat Gran Turismo 3

First, get every licence possible (don't worry about the S licence).

Then, buy the Sprinter Trueno GT-Apex (AE86 I,J,) and try to beat the Sunday Cup, the Clubman Cup, FR Trophy, the Turbo Sports Challenge and the 80s Sports Car Cup, and keep adding stuff to it. After you have beaten all these (except maybe the Turbo Sports Challenge), save up for a Mitsubishi 3000GT

VR-4 Turbo. After you have enough money for it, sell your Sprinter and start racing your 3000GT. Keep racing until you have fitted a Stage 2 Turbo, Semi-Racing Muffler, Sports Intercooler and everything from drivetrain, suspension and brakes and others/random. Now buy some dirt-racing tyres and beat the rally league. Sell off all your prize cars except the Citroen Xsara Rally Car. Race the FF Trophy with it ..

Super Escudo

Just follow the insrtuction...

1.Buy a Suzuki Escudo.(If you don't have enough money,win all the rally events)

2.Mod it.

3.Now you have 1800+ hp.

4.Don't forget to change the gear ratio to wide.

Harder Difficulty

I dont mean to waste time but here is a cheat hardly worth using.

In arcade mode go to hard difficulty but dont click on it.

Instead hold L1 and R1 (or it could be L2 ans R2...I'm not sure so try both options) and then the hard difficulty should change to proffesional.....

It's the biggest waste of a cheat ever but if you want to make things harder on yourself try it!!! d:>

How to beat GT3

Heres how to beat GT3. Start your liscences and get all golds.

Next, sell what you won except for the Dodge Viper GTS-R Concept.

Next go to the Time Trial and beat the #1 target time on all of the time trials. You will win a Panoz Esprante GTR-1 Race Car. You can sell it for $500,000.00 or keep it.

I reccomend selling it because it is not worth having. Soup up your Viper Concept.

You should have more than 700hp. Then take it and go to the Like the Wind race and take first place. Don't worry about pitting. For first place you win a 787B. Soup that up and go to Endurance.

Go all the way to the right and enter with the Concept or the 787B. Don't want to sit for an hour? Just get two rubber bands.

Set the left analog sti..

Best car to start with

Start with the Mazda RX-7 and Suburu WXR modify these two cars until you aquire 100,000. When you get a little over 100,000 buy the Lister from England.

Perform all modifications on this car.

After 2 1/2 hours of gameplay with the modifications to he Lister you end up with a car that wieghs less than 1,000Kg's and produces 646HP. You will easily beat 75% of all races from there when you purchase medium and supersoft tires for 2 lap and 10 lap races.

Get a viper!!

I suggest starting out with a pt cruiser (I know it's ugly, but oh well). Once you start earning some $ you can tune it up some. I know it's tempting but don't buy a $40,000 or so car just because you have the money.

Save until you have about $80,000 and go buy a dodge viper gts. This baby is nice enough stock, and you wont believe how much it can be upgraded. My viper has 1000+ horsepower and it can school the most expensive cars in the game, like a panoz esperante and a mazda 787b. And the best part is that I've only invested about $200k including the original purchase. Trust me on this one, the viper is definitely the best value in the game, and mine can go 270 mph.


Change your steering to the right analog stick, and the acceleration to the left analog stick to the right. Buy the super escudo pikes peak version and modify it. Go to endurane races. Then, select super speedway 150 miles. Okay heres the tricky part. Wrap your controller cord on the left side of the left analog stick make sure the analog stick is pushed clear to the right. Then wrap the cord just like you did on the left analog stick except on the right analog stick but don't make the analog stick pushed all the way to the right just enough to keep it from pit stopping. Come back in about an hour and it will be just about finished

Profesional mode

In arcade mode you hold R1 and L1 and it professional mode apears where hard mode was.

One way to beat the game

Start of with the Mazda Miata (J) and buy what you can to upgrade it. Get your licenses till you get your International amatuer license (ia).

Then race till you get $81,000 on any track you want. Then buy a Tuscan speed six. It kicks but hard! It has awesome accleration. Thing is it eats oil. Keep racing till it is fully upgraded. Then go race the 150 mile super speedway track.

I got a Corvette C5R. Then race what track you want.

Choose your own car

I noticed whilst playing gt3 that in most races when you get the the screen come up with four blacked out pictures of cars you can see a black ring underneath a certain car.

Now by moving the black ring using the directional buttons, you should be able to choose the car that you want although you can not actually see what car is what.

You should be able to recognise the shape of it and if done quckly and accurately (or lucky) enough you should end up with the car you want...

Good luck with it...and keep on driving...!

Licences Made Easy

If you have played Gran Turismo Concept 2002, Tokyo to Geneva, and you have obtained the licences for the tracks, you can use this data in your A;Spec file to give you all the lincences at the start of the game.

Happy Racing!!

Quick money and easily done

If you get the Polyphony indy race car (Super Speedway circuit endurance) you can do any race (providing you have the licences) and therefore get easy money, but the tyres wear out every 3-6 laps.

Easy way to beat endurance super speedway

Alrite we all hav the same problem we want lots of cash and a new car and an ez way 2 beat super speedway endurance challenge. First go 2 car dealer then go 2 japan and then nissan. Buy a pennzoil race car it's yellow and black then go 2 tuneup buy and install the turbo kit 2 then super slick racing tires. I did this and I raced it worked I didnt go 2 fast and I didnt hav 2 pit in till lap 30 though I didnt hav 2 my car was gettin hard 2 control. I am testin it on other cars.

Have fun winnin, Destructive Satelite

The F090/s race car would be one of the best ca..

The F090/s race car would be one of the best cars in the game.

You could use it for a lot of the endurance races and race it in either Beginner, Amatuer, and Proffesional leagues which would give you a good boost in completing the game.

Another good car would be the Escudo Pikes Peak Version. It cant go over 207mph but it is effective in many ways.

You can use it to do the Rally Events and it works good on the Super Speedway 150 miles in Endurance Races.

I hope I helped you out.

Try to get a good begginer car and upgrade it...

Try to get a good begginer car and upgrade it. Then go to the track were you get $5,000 and do it a cople of times and buy a better car.

I got the Mustang.

Super Cheats Rule!

How to get a good car: If you are just star..

How to get a good car:

If you are just starting the game you should buy the Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT-Apex. (AE-86 Type I)Go to Sunday cup in Beginner League. Keep on racing on Super Speedway and come in first place every time. Then when you can afford the Ford Mustang SVT Cobra buy it at the car dealer. But you need money leftover. Once you buy it go to the Tune Shop and by everything you can to boost the horsepower. Then complete the Sundy and Clubman cups. Then if you think you are a good driver go to Amaetur League and go to super speedway in the Japenesse Cup.Keep on racing Super Speedway until you get a lot of money like 50,000. Then go to Endurence races and then go to Super Speedway 150 miles and win that race. If you win you get a Corvette C5R,Tick..

The beat car is not the escudo pike peak versi..

The beat car is not the escudo pike peak version!!!!!!!!!!!!!

it is the polyphony racing car! it accelerates like a bullet, brakes like a sumpthing and is has almost 900bhp

to get this car win 3 endurance races all on the super-speedway 100 lap race!

Actualy the best car in the game is the Polyph..

Actualy the best car in the game is the Polyphony 001 that can be won from the 100 lap endurance race at super speedway.

However the first time you do this race you may not win it but just keep trying (i won it on my seventh race)Believe me it is well worth it as it can take any corner at its top speed of around 375 km/h.

Faster speed, and easy money

Hey, here's a speed cheat if you hold r2 down while your driving you will beable to go about 5miles faster it does help in some acations.

If your patient and new just keep on winning the first race at first place over and over after just 10 times theres 10,000 there to spend, but im a pro so i do the endurance championships over and over to get a lot of money

Get money quick!

An easy way to get money is to save up for an NSX type R (99,000). It seems a lot of money but it is worth it. Then enter the R-tybe chalenge on begginer mode. You will win 5,000 per race (5) and 10,000 for winning the championship. You then get an Acura RSX, it is not very good but you can sell it for 75,000. By doing this once you already earn what you spent on the NSX and you can do it over and over again. I've earned at least 500,000 from it.

Pimp FO90/S

To get a pimped FO90/S keep racing Super Speedway 150 miles until you get a orange&black FO90/S.


(to begin with can I just point out that if your car is open-top its tune ups are cheaper than closed top cars.The prices I have are based on closed tops).

To begin with, Get the A and B Domestic licenses, then buy a PT Cruiser. Then race on the sunday cup. Try to complete them all. If it is too hard just race the super speedway a few times and use the money to buy a level 1 turbo(cr.?), racing chip(cr.1100) and level 1 body lightener(cr.1100) or whatever its called. Dont buy any engine tune-ups cos they are too expensive and pointless after a bit. Start to save up for the level two turbo(cr.4500) and other stuff to boost acceleration. If you complete the sunday cup you are awarded your first car. Its a crap Toyota Trueno. Sell it. Dont spend the money.

Work on the ..

Early Mini Cooper 1.3i in the game.

You need 2 memory cards. On 1 card, beat the "Lightweight Cup" on the Beginner league.

After that, sup it up with the highest turbo to save some dollars.

Then trade; or trade with a friend.

How to get easy $$$$ in a beginner race

Go buy a Ford svt cobra R(around 31,800)and go buy all of the upgrades that make your horses go WHaCk!

(608hp)Then go race in the gran turismo championship(a sieries of 10 races I mean it 10 races!)and place in first(10,000).

(note: you can also max out the skyline gt=r v spec 2 (705hp) but i recomend the Ford svt cobra R)

Anything Goes!

I have earned over 95,000,000 dollars and there is no car better than the Escuado in speed. I haven't conquered the game yet and I haven't used a Gameshark either. I earned all of this by good old fashioned racing.

PS. The Viper GTS Concept is a piece of junk, it is way too wild for anybody.

More speed

If you want extra speed on your cars. Install the turbo booster: stage by stage.

Super speed

On Super Speedway, use a car that you one from a tournment, and you can go up to 205mph.

How to get the tickford falcon

Step 1: first you need the ia licence.

Step 2: you need a good car with super-hard tyers.

Step 3: enter the super speedway endurance race.

Step 4: try to win the race.

Step 5: you have 1 in 4 chance of getting the car. Smile

Faster slow cars

When you buy a slow car for instants the beetle cup do it up full to get an edge on your opponentand go test it in max speed test if it goes quite slow go into settings and change the gear ratios down the bottom of the screen to 32 and your car should go 70 to 100 kms fast

Rey Mysterio Rox

Pro fessional Difficulty

All you have to do is select arcade mode,then chose single race.At the level select screen Highlight hard,hold L1+R1 and select it for pro level.

Credits and License Transfer

To do this trick, make sure you have got the Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec (PAL) game and Gran Turismo Concept: 2002 Tokyo-Geneva (PAL) expansion pack for GT3.

First, turn on the PlayStation 2 system and insert the Gran Turismo Concept: 2002 Tokyo-Geneva (PAL) disc.

Start the game and choose "License Test" on the main menu and complete all the challenges there (no matter what the rank), as it's not too hard and there aren't too much of them.

After completing all the license tests go check your game status, by choosing "Game Progress" on the main menu.

At the bottom of the screen, there are some gift boxes. I'm not sure which gift box is the one, but just try to find which one it is. One of them is an exclusive race with Pod Prototypes ..

To win the Calsonic Nissan Skyline Race Car.

First buy or win a Nissan ( I got a Pennzoil Nismo GTR because I had the money) and race in the Amateur or Professional (I can't remember!) 'Race Of Red Emblem' and come first.

You will get quite a bit of money and a shiny, new, blue Calsonic Nissan Skyline Race Car.

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