Need for Speed: Special Edition adds two new race tracks (Burnt Sienna and Transtropolis), changeable time of day settings, 8-player network/modem support, in-game music, and Windows 95 support to Need for Speed.
The game lets you drive 8 speed devils including Lamborghini Diablo VT, Ferrari 512TR, and Porsche 911 Carrera. The race tracks are highly detailed with the help of texture mapped vector graphics The soundtrack is digitally recorded, and of professional quality.
Need for Speed SE has indepth coverage of the cars and race tracks. Video clips of the cars are also included.
Only the difficult-to-run Windows build supports LAN play (and IPX at that). DOS version is stuck with 2 player.