Race as a horse
Hold [Up/Left] + [A] + [B] + [X] + [Z] and press [Start] at the title screen. Release the buttons when the next screen appears and choose the "Saturn Mode" option. All ten cars and a set of horses should be selectable. A second set of horses can be accessed by finishing first on the beginner track on endurance mode with a horse. Note: A horse (as well as the yellow car) does not lose speed if it leaves the track and races on the grass for a limited amount of time.
Hold [Down/Right] + [L] + [R] + [C] + [Y] and press [Start] at the title screen. Six additional vehicles will be available for selection.
Press [Up]x2, [Down]x2, [Left], [Right], [Left], [Right], [A], [B], [C] when the Sega logo appears. A chime will confirm correct code entry. The letter 'M' will appear in the top left of the screen during game play, which will have increased difficulty.
Hold [B] and press [C] at the starting grid of the Advanced or Expert courses. Keep the RPMs between 6500 and 7000. When the race begins, release [B] but keep [C] held.
Toggle metric speedometer
Hold [X] + [Y] + [Z] on controller two and press [Start] on controller one at the title screen. The speedometer will be calibrated to kilometers/hour in the North American version of the game. The speedometer will be calibrated to miles/hour in the international version of the game.
Full pause screen
Pause game play, then press [X] + [Y] + [Z].
Slow lead car
Hold [Z] during a race.
No tires in demo
Start a race and enter the pit. Press [A] + [B] + [C] + [Start] to reset while there are no tires on your car and allow demo mode to begin.
Choose Saturn mode in the mode select menu.. Choose any track. Hold [Start] while selecting a car to race in time/lap mode. Select the replay option after finishing the race. View the replay after finishing the race. Press [R] to view the race from a helicopter's view.
Select Saturn mode. Highlight a track, hold [Start] and press [C] on the track selection screen. A mirror image of the track will be available for racing.
Select Saturn mode. Select any course and begin game play. After one lap, turn around and drive in the wrong direction to display the "Reverse" warning at the bottom of the screen. After completing one lap in the wrong direction, turn around and drive correctly. No final lap will appear.
No opponent cars
Select Saturn mode. Highlight a car, hold [Start] and press [C] on the track selection screen. Note: You may press [L] or [R] during a replay of a race in this mode to change camera angles.
Jeffrey statue poses
Approach the statue of Jeffrey on the expert track. Press [X] rapidly to make the statue turn and stand in its head.
Approach the slot machine that crosses the beginner track. Press [X] to stop each wheel. If "777" appears on the slot machine, extra time will be added to the race clock.
Turn your car around at the starting line of the advanced track. Drive up the ramp to the right. A sign displaying "CONGRATULATIONS. You Just Lost. Your Sponsors!" will be at the top of the ramp, in the back of the tunnel.
Press [Start] during the victory lap of a first place finish.
Daytona theme song lyrics
Set the number of laps to normal in the options menu. Choose arcade mode in the mode select menu. Hold [Up] while selecting a track. Press [Up] during a race to display the lyrics to the theme song.
Enter the Key Assign selection in the option screen. Choose type B for the controller setting. Hold [A], [X], [Y] or [Z] (each selects a different song) while choosing a track or car. Hold the selected button until the race starts.
Finish any race on any track. Enter one of the following initials to hear parts of various songs from different Sega games: