By Kimberly Reyes
Updated October 18, 2002 at 04:00 AM EDT

The popular muscle-car series gets a serious fuel injection with a graphic tune-up. Killer aerial shots, intense chases, and a rock-infused soundtrack make for a heart-pounding ride. The Hot Pursuit mode can be a serious challenge, considering the cop cars that pursue you come equipped with enough nitrous oxide to make even Vin Diesel grunt. Your best chance of dusting them is by getting behind the wheel of a McLaren F1 (which can clock in at 240 mph). This Pursuit is hardly trivial.