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Transylvania is a historical region which today is located in central Romania. Bound on the east and south by its natural borders, the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended westward to the Apuseni Mountains. The term sometimes encompasses not only Transylvania proper, but also the historical regions of Crișana and Maramureș, and occasionally the Romanian part of Banat.

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Overview

Get ready to brave the risky mountain roads and gorgeous medieval landscapes of Transylvania!
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Experience a thrilling ride through the risky mountain roads and gorgeous medieval landscapes of the new Transylvania tracks!
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Added in the Holiday Update, Transylvania has 4 track (2 forward + 2 reverse) variants:

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The Transylvania tracks are playable in the Exclusive Metal Events, Season 9, Multiplayer LeagueTime-Limited EventsResearch & Development events and Quick Solo Race. In Multiplayer League, the King's Highway track was made available only as of the Sixth Anniversary Update.

  • Vehicles with tight handling / drifting and long nitro duration (Mercedes-Benz Biome, Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition, McLaren Mercedes MP4-25) are recommended as the track has both tight and long turns with sparse nitro pick-ups and stunt ramps.
  • The first left fork in Clifftop Run and main path for Citadel Clash has a blind curve with a small dip on the right side before a large ramp. Players should stay on the left side of the curve or aim for the ramp as the dip can cause a jump that goes out of bounds and/or cause a Wreck.

The following vehicles have their banners depicted in Transylvania:

Trivia

  • The addition of this track to the game in December 2018 may be directly linked to the Romania's Great Union Day, a historical event which took place on December 1st, 1918, when Bessarabia, Bukovina, and Transylvania itself united with the Romanian Kingdom. December 1st is Romania's National Day as well.
    • Given the event took place on the aforementioned date, it makes December 1st, 2018 the Centenary of the Great Union, the most plausible reason this track was added to the game.
  • Prior to the 2019 Halloween Update, a glitch existed on the King's Highway track where the player could turn left at the first fork on the road leading to the Citadel, which would later teleport them close to the start/finish line when the Citadel is reached.
    • As of the said update, this glitch was patched.
  • Transylvania is the second location in the game to undergo special modifications for a time-limited event. For TLE's between October 31 - November 4, 2019, the sky above the track was given a special night-time variant as a homage to the spooky themes of Halloween with Jack-o-Lanterns as obstacles.
    • Sector 8 was the first location to undergo modifications. The drivable sections of the track were painted in a special orange color to celebrate the Championship Events that took place during the Hot Wheels Update.
  • Transylvania is also the second location in the game to feature Jack-o-Lanterns as obstacles on the track for Halloween, starting on October 31, 2019.
    • Tokyo was the first track to introduce this feature which debuted on October 31, 2017. This practice would occur for only 2 years, as the Jack-o-Lanterns were noticeably absent from this track during the Halloween season of 2019.

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