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Meguiar's Car Pack released for Forza 5
Wed, 7th May 2014
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Microsoft have released yet another car pack for their racing game Forza Motorsport 5. The Meguiar’s Car Pack features ten new vehicles and celebrates over sixty years of performance cars.

The pack starts with the 1940’s Ford De Luxe Coupe, moves on to a bit of American muscle with the ’67 Chevy Chevelle and finishes up with the 2013 BMW M Performance M3 Racing Car. In between there are cars from Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin and more.

Here is the full run down of the Meguiar’s Car Pack:

2013 BMW M Performance M3 Racing Car. Put the M3 Race Car up against anything in your Forza Motorsport 5 garage and you will find it is one of the fastest and best-handling cars in the game.

1986 Alfa Romeo GTV-6. With bodywork penned by Giorgetto Giugiaro from Italdesign-Giugiaro, the Alfa Romeo GTV6 was heralded by automotive journalists for excellent handling, outstanding brakes, and the SOHC V6 2.5 litre engine that made for a thoroughly fun driving experience.

1958 Aston Martin DBR1. Coast through a corner and roll onto the throttle: the whine of the straight-cut gears gives way to a syncopated baritone that has few equals.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air. As one of the most iconic American cars of all time, the Chevy Bel Air has a huge following in the classic-car community. The ‘57 Chevy is as emblematic of the 1950s as Elvis Presley or Marilyn Monroe and as American as hot dogs or apple pie.

2011 Aston Martin V12 Zagato (Villa d’Este). With a top speed north of 185 mph and equipped with a full roll cage and a plastic driver’s-side window, this car is ready to race.

1967 Chevrolet Chevelle SS-396. Rip-roaring power pushing a chunky hunk of Detroit steel weighing more than 3,500 pounds makes the ’67 Chevelle a classic piece of American muscle car heritage as well as a car that’s just as fun to listen to as it is to slide around a track.

1940 Ford De Luxe Coupe. Yes, a pre-war Ford in Forza Motorsport. Although weighing in at only 2,970 pounds, the De Luxe Coupe is fairly light and responds well, once upgraded to modern componentry.

1966 Ford Lotus Cortina. One of the first “race on Sunday, commute on Monday” factory cars, the Lotus Cortina built its reputation on the track and in people’s daily lives. While this car can carry four people in relative comfort, it is most happy when being revved high and thrown into a corner with full gusto.

1973 Mazda RX-3. As the nemesis to the Nissan Skyline – the RX-3 battled and defeated the mighty Skyline in the 1972 Japanese Grand Prix, denying Nissan 50 consecutive wins.

1968 Dodge Dart HEMI Super Stock.While the age of factory-produced drag cars is long past, the Dart HEMI Super Stock represents the peak of the short-lived factory drag race wars.

The Meguiar’s Car Pack is available now for $14.95 in the Xbox Live Marketplace or at no additional cost for Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass owners.