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Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4

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Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4

Developers: Namco Bandai Games
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Platform: Arcade (Namco System ES1)
Released in JP: December 15, 2011
Released in CN: 2016
Released in AS: 2012


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The first installment of the Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune series to have online features and utilizes the Banapassport system in place of Tuning Cards from Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune until 3DX+. For the first time in the series, Porsche vehicles (RUF) were available outside of Japan.

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Pre-release images
Many pre-release images found within the game files.

Unused Rival Car

AIRPORT_BUS
Model and textures exist inside the game's files. It finally appeared in the ending cutscene of Maximum Tune 6's Episode 98 where Reina rode a bus to the airport on the way to the United States. The file's internal name is "REINABUS".

BCNR33_Rgo
Appeared in Episode 96 of Maximum Tune 3DX, and returned later in the same chapter of Maximum Tune 6. The color is set to pink according to the script files.

BCNR33_Yuji
It appeared in Episode 86 of Maximum Tune 3DX. The car does not have a set color in Maximum Tune 4, thus it uses the default white color, although the rollcage is blue. The color scheme was blue based on Maximum Tune 6.

BNR32_Tomoya
It appeared in Garage ACE of Maximum Tune 3. The color is set to a metallic white according to the script files.

BNR32_Tomoya1st
It appeared in Garage ACE of Maximum Tune 3. Pre-tuned version of Tomyoa's R32 was meant for earlier chapters of the Garage ACE arc.

BNR32_Reina3rd
It appeared in Zero for the Roads of Maximum Tune 6.

FD3S_Ogishima
It appeared in FD Master's Story of Maximum Tune 3DX. The car color is white according to the script files. It received a color change to dark blue onMaximum Tune 6 and Drift Spirits via the Wangan Midnight Collaboration Event as it's the actual color of the car according to C1 Runner manga's cover.

FD3S_Ogishima_1st
It appeared in FD Master's Story of Maximum Tune 3DX. A pre-upgraded version of Ogishima's FD was supposedly to be used on early chapters of the FD Master arc, lacks the RGO windshield sticker and is mounted with stock spoilers. The car color is white according to the script files. The color was changed to dark blue on Maximum Tune 6.

NCEC_Yuji
It appeared in Zero for the Roads of Maximum Tune 3DX. Due to Namco obtaining the license to use Honda cars from 5DX+ onwards, Yuji's car was changed back to the Honda S2000 (AP2) just like he drove in the manga. Thus the MX-5 substitute has been scrapped entirely. The car uses the default white color scheme and the fake shadow texture is missing.

R997_Ishida
It appeared in Ishida's Story of Maximum Tune 3. Game tutorial screens and early loading screens has shown Ishida driving in his RGT but was changed to a Corvette ZR1 (C6) late in development. The color is set to a metallic white according to the script files.

Z31_Akio
It appeared in The Return of the Devil Z of Maximum Tune 3. It is shown as red in the anime series and in previous games. Uses the default white color scheme.

BNR35V_Feelinɡ
One of Racer Wannabee's cars, a.k.a The Feeling Team. Possibly their initial car along with the Corvette ZR1 (C6) to drive in chapter 51, but was later changed to an AE86 and RX-7 FD. Uses the default white color scheme.

MA61_Aizawa
Kei Aizawa's father's car, only appeared as a pre-rendered image for a cutscene during the final race of the Monster Machine's arc, the actual model isn't actually used or appeared anywhere in-game. The model is missing its fake shadow mesh. The car color is grey according to the script files.

Placeholder Car
A generic car model with "準備中" text on it (translates as "Work in Progress"). Used as placeholder for unfinished cars, this generic car is also rendered and used in the dress-up parts screen and tutorial to represent the player's car.

Placeholder only Rivals

While there are dialogue portraits (cutins) from the post-Legendary FC arcs from Maximum Tune 3DX+ (became used later in Maximum Tune 6 when the post-Legendary FC arcs were brought back) and below that were remain in the game's files, below are cars that does not have a finished models, but it uses the placeholder car shown above.

BCNR33_Ace400
It appeared in Episode 66 of Maximum Tune 3. But not in Maximum Tune 6.
BNR32_Feeling
Appeared in Episode 33 of Maximum Tune 3. It was changed to NCEC in 3DX and 3DX+. In Maximum Tune4-5DX+, it has been changed to Panda Black AE86 and Yellow FD3S so that Namco Bandai would make reference to Wangan Midnight's rival franchise, Initial D.
BNR34_Goto
It appeared in Garage ACE of Maximum Tune 3.
CZ4A_Normal
What appeared in PV of Maximum Tune 3DX.
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GRB_Normal
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FC3S_Rgo
Unused data that was recorded with Maximum Tune 3DX but never appeared in the game.
FD3S_ShopDemo
Appeared in Episode 58 of Maximum Tune 3.
GC8_Makoto
It appeared in The Legendary F1 Turbine of Maximum Tune 3.
NCEC_Feeling
Appeared in Episode 33 of Maximum Tune 3DX. Used as a replacement for BNR32, which appeared in Maximum Tune 3.
NCEC_Yuji_1st
It appeared in Zero for the Roads of Maximum Tune 3.
RPS13_Tomoya
It appeared in Garage ACE of Maximum Tune 3.
S15_Rikako
It appeared in 10 Outrun and Tuner Story in Maximum Tune 3.
SW20_Trd
Unused data that was recorded with Maximum Tune 3DX but never appeared in the game.
SW20_Yuji
This was never used in the game. It is believed to replace the NSX that appeared in Maximum Tune 6. The common point is the drive system midship.
Z32_Makoto
A Nissan Fairlady 300ZX (Z32) with a carbon bonnet, special GT wing, and the removal of the front number, etc. appeared in The Legendery F1 Turbine of Maximum Tune 3.
Z32_Makoto1st
A Nissan Fairlady Z 300ZX (Z32) without modification of exterior parts. It appeared in The Legendery F1 Turbine of Maximum Tune 6.
Z32_Makoto2nd
The special GT wing has been added to the genuine Nissan Fairlady 300ZX (Z32). It appeared in The Legendery F1 Turbine of Maximum Tune 6.
Z32_Yamashita
It appeared in 10 outrun and Tuner Story with Maximum Tune 3.
ZR1_Feeling
This model is not very detailed.