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Launching today the Totino's Car Pack features a mix of both historic and modern racing beasts as well as technical innovations which have defined the automotive industry.

On the racing side, we have the 2017 BMW #24 BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM, which campaigned successfully in the IMSA Weathertech Series in the highly competitive GTLM class. Preceding the BMW on track we have the 1997 Lotus Elise GT1, and a historic mid-engine wonder from Nissan, the 1967 R380 II. The remaining cars of the pack present a range of air-cooled cars from many spectrums of production models. The 1993 Porsche 911 Turbo S Leichtbau, is one of 86 made. The 1970 Citroën 2CV and the 1968 Subaru 360 provided millions of people with mobility, thanks to dependable performance and affordable price tags. Finally, the 1967 Volkswagen Type 3 1600 L “Notchback” is a model of early VW innovation and style.

The Totino's Car Pack is included as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Car Pass, which is available for separate purchase or as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Ultimate Edition. For all others the pack costs $6.99.

Now let's take a closer look at the vehicles in the pack:

2017 BMW #24 BMW Team RLL M6 GTLM
BMW Team RLL debuted the M6 GTLM at the 2016 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona and saw success right out of the box. In 2017 the pair of M6 GTLMs won the IMSA WeatherTech series season-ending Petit Le Mans, along with victories at Watkins Glen, Mosport, and Laguna Seca, and combined with four other podium finishes, resulting in a second place finish in manufacturer points. With two teams of drivers in the #24 and #25, the latter captained by veteran driver Bill Auberlin, Team RLL gave the two-year run of the twin-turbo V8-powered M6 GTLM a run for the record books.

1997 Lotus Elise GT1
Following the evolution of the BPR Global GT Series into the much more prominent FIA GT Championship, Lotus followed Porsche and...
DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 – Hyundai today unveiled the all-new 2019 Veloster Turbo and its high-performance counterpart, Veloster N, at the North American International Auto Show. As part of the reveal, Hyundai also announced that both cars will join the official roster of drivable vehicles in Forza Motorsport 7 for Xbox and Windows 10.

While Veloster Turbo and Veloster N do not arrive in U.S. showrooms until later this year (second quarter 2018 for Veloster Turbo and fourth quarter 2018 for Veloster N), Forza Motorsport 7 players have a much shorter wait to get behind the virtual wheel: both cars become available in-game as part of a free downloadable content pack on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

“In a way, this is a homecoming for Veloster,” said Dean Evans, chief marketing officer, Hyundai Motor America. “Remember that when the original Veloster Turbo was unveiled in 2012 here in Detroit, it simultaneously made its debut in the Forza franchise. It’s thrilling to collaborate with Microsoft and Turn 10 again to put the next-gen Veloster in Forza Motorsport 7. Forza is more than just a game. It’s a vibrant and active community of auto enthusiasts that includes dedicated in-game racers, painters, tuners, and photographers. That diverse group is reflective of the customers we want to reach with Veloster, and we’re excited to put them behind the wheel, starting tomorrow.”


Forza players will be able to fully appreciate the unique design of the 2019 Veloster Turbo and Veloster N thanks to Forza Motorsport 7’s Forzavista feature. Each car is rendered in exacting detail, and users can explore every detail, from the signature asymmetric bodystyle, to the cockpit layout, to the engine bay. Once players have the cars in their garages, they can further take advantage of Forza Motorsport’s deep personalization options to make their 2019 Velosters their own, including new wheels, powertrain and suspension...
A few months ago we reported about the partnership between goldRush Rally and Forza. During goldRush Rally 9INE the participants made a stop in Seattle at the Turn 10 headquarters for a studio tour and more. During that occasion Turn 10 selected one car from the fleet to be immortalized in the next Forza game.


And now we have a winner, the Vorsteiner McLaren 570-VX!


The Vorsteiner VX Aero kit does not only improve the weight of the McLaren 570S but also the aerodynamic performance by increasing downforce and optimizing the cooling. Paired with the Vorsteiner VFN-511 forged alloy rims in Brushed Red it gives it a devilish look.

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For more on the Vorsteiner 570-VX Aero program click here and stay tuned to Forzacentral for when the Vorsteiner 570-VX will become available in Forza Motorsport 7.
Surprises sometimes do not work as intended and that was the case with the 2017 Porsche #92 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR. Added secretly with the December 5th content update to be later revealed as a surprise reward for the December Bounty Hunter event but as you all know by now something else happened. :Really?:

December Bounty Hunter
Anyway without further ado let's go the the December Bounty Hunter and how to get exclusive cars including the 2017 911 RSR. This months Bounty Hunter Rivals event will kick-off on Monday, December 5th and the bounty will be no other then the Xbox boss himself, Phil Spencer(Gamertag: P3). You will drive with the 2017 Porsche #92 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR on the Hockenheim National Circuit. The event will run till January 3rd, 2018.

Everyone who sets a time will get the 2017 Porsche #92 Porsche GT Team 911 RSR.


The second reward car, for those who will manage to beat Phil's final time, will be chosen via a poll on the official Forza Motorsport Twitter account next week Tuesday.


Happy hunting!

Halo Racing Suits Arrive
After Gears of War another iconic Xbox brand is getting its Driver Gear treatment in Forza Motorsport 7. 3 Halo suits are up for grabs and you only have to play Forza 7 and/or Halo games to get them.

Halo Driver Gear
To get the Halo Driver Gear, all you need to do is have played Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: The Master Chief Collection and/or Halo Wars 2 before November 30th, 2017. In case you have not played any of them yet, just do this until December 31st, 2017 to qualify for a code. Starting Dec. 15th, all eligible players will begin to receive a code for the Halo Driver Gear via Xbox Live Message. (NOTE: It may take up to a week for all eligible players to receive their codes). Code distribution will run through January 2018.

Master Chief and Olympia Vale Driver Gear
The latest update Forza Motorsport 7 has arrived and, with it, Leagues are coming! If you’re looking for thrilling racing no matter your skill level, Leagues is for you. Starting today, players can dive into our first season of online multiplayer Leagues events, test their skills against players all over the world, and win awesome in-game prizes just for taking part.

Forza Motorsport 7 Leagues are organized by seasons, each made up of week-long series which include numerous events. Players in Leagues are grouped by skill bands and each band features five ranks. League players earn points after each race, and players can move up or down in ranks and bands as a League Season progresses. Players will earn daily rewards for taking part in League events, and earn credit rewards for being promoted in rank and/or band. In addition, all players who take part in a Series event can earn great rewards like cars, badges, and Driver Gear.

In addition to introducing Leagues, Tuesday’s update for Forza Motorsport 7 also brings with it numerous fixes and improvements to the game, including the ability for players to lengthen race lengths up to 1000 laps (circuit races) or 24 hours (timed races) for any type of race in the game. We’ve also added new accessibility features that make it possible for more people to enjoy playing the game. Speech to text allows a player who cannot hear the ability to see the conversation. When other players in the game talk, the conversation is written as text to their screen. Text to speech allows players who are non-verbal or who prefer not to speak the ability to have their text messages synthesized into audio for all players will hear.

Tuesday’s update also introduces the cars of the Doritos Car Pack to the game. The full list of changes coming to Forza Motorsport 7 can be found in the Release Notes thread at the...
The Coalition have teamed up with Turn 10 to release some special Gears of War themed race suits in Forza Motorsport 7!

Gears of War 4 Driver Gear
Everyone who has played Gears of War 4 on Xbox One or Windows 10 before October 31st will be getting a free Gears of War 4-themed Driver Gear suit to use in Forza Motorsport 7! Eligible players will receive a code to download the suit via an Xbox Live Message on Xbox or Windows beginning on November 20th. It may take up to 2 weeks to receive your code so be patient.

If you have yet to play Gears of War 4, jump in via the Free Trial and play before December 31st, 2017 to become eligible for the second wave to receive a code for the suit beginning in mid-January 2018.

JD and Kait Themed Driver Gear
These Driver Gear suits take the iconic COG Soldier Helmet and mash them together with outfits based on JD and Kait’s look in Gears of War 4.

Acquiring these suits will take some racing skills though. Two new events go live today in Forza Motorsport 7’s Rivals mode; complete them and the Forza Community Team will send you the suits after the eligibility window closes on November 26th, 2017 at midnight Pacific. Here’s a quick look at the events:

Event #1
Title: Pushing It To The Limit
Type: Featured Rivals
Description: Like, totally get those fresh '80s cars tuned to the max to set an awesome time!
Restrictions: 1980-1989/ PI>800
Track: Rio Full
Reward: Kait Driver Gear

Event #2
Title: Major Micro Track Days
Type: Track Days
Description: Don't get shaken in your favorite Major Micro as you share the track with the Tankpool.
Restrictions: Major Micros with Tankpool traffic
Track: Maple Valley Full
Reward: JD Driver Gear
With Samsung QLED being Turn 10's favorite way to play in 4K on Xbox One X, today they've unveiled the latest car pack for FM7 -- the Samsung QLED Car Pack, arriving on Tuesday, November 7th. In true Forza fashion, this pack features an incredible variety of vehicles – from the latest Alfa Romeo to Nissan’s famous Bluebird Super Silhouette race car, as well a couple of rough-and-ready off-roaders that are built for intimidation on the race track, and a whale-tailed Porsche racer that’s best known by its nickname “Moby Dick.”

The Samsung QLED TV Car Pack is included as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Car Pass, which is available for separate purchase or as part of the Forza Motorsport 7 Ultimate Edition. For all others the pack costs $7.99.

Here’s a closer look at the vehicles in the pack:

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
It’s been 21 years since Alfa Romeo sold cars in the United States, and one drive of the new Giulia might infer they spent the entire time making sure their next entry was perfect. The Giulia Quadrifoglio is all Alfa Romeo, with exotic lines, delicate styling touches, and the performance you expect from an Italian sport sedan. In Quadrifoglio dress the biggest treat is the 505 horsepower Ferrari-derived 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6. Not only is it four-letter fast, but the sonorous rumble it emits is stunning from idle to redline. The front bumper on Quadrifoglio models is aggressive looking and, in the rear, you will find the gigantic rear diffuser and a gorgeously protruding exhaust. It’s been a long time to wait for the new Giulia, but by any measure it was worth it.

1984 Nissan #20 Coca-Cola Bluebird Super Silhouette
If the Nissan Bluebird’s iconic angular aero kit and amazing wide body don’t immediately impress you, then the raw gut-wrenching power of its 562 horsepower LZ20B engine will. This was of course the 1980s and the silhouette-bodied...
In celebration of the November 7 launch of the Xbox One X, Ford Performance and Xbox have teamed up to create a specially-modified Xbox One X version of the new F-150 Raptor which will be showcased this week at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas. In addition, early next year, this version of the F-150 Raptor will be available for free to Forza Motorsport 7 players within the game.


“The Xbox One X is the world’s most powerful console,” said Henry Ford III, Ford Performance Marketing Manager. “It’s the benchmark in the console gaming world, while F-150 Raptor is its equivalent in the world of pickup trucks.”

“We have long enjoyed and valued our partnership with Ford Performance and feel privileged to work with them on the incredible F-150 Raptor, an iconic American legend,” said Mike Humphreys, Senior Director, Business and Partnerships for Forza Franchise, Turn 10 Studios. “The Ford Raptor is built on top of another iconic legend, the Ford F-150 pickup, resulting in technical excellence and off-road innovations that make it a Forza fan favorite.”

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition boasts unique graphics, paint, and upholstery inspired by the console’s internal code name, “Project Scorpio,” as well as the Raptor’s desert racing heritage. Custom wheels, bumpers, chase rack and LED lighting in Xbox’s signature green complete the look. Performance-enhancing modifications include a Fabtech six-inch lift kit, upgraded Alcon brakes, Addictive Desert Designs intercooler and Ford Performance Borla exhaust.

The partnership between Ford Performance and Xbox showcases storied brands with deep roots in performance. Whether it’s a track-shredding supercar taking on competitors at Le Mans, or the world’s most powerful gaming console that’s the best place to play gaming’s biggest blockbusters, fans win with some of the best products on the market today.

The partnership...
Pairing the impressive Xbox One S with the equally striking Renault Formula One Team R.S.17 car part, Xbox is excited to announce a one-of-a-kind custom Xbox One S that pairs these two legends together as part of the Microsoft partnership with Renault Sport Formula One Team.


The Xbox One S Renault Sport Formula One sports the team’s sleek yellow and black design, including actual race grade materials, and was made in anticipation of the upcoming Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas, October 20-22.


One very fortunate fan will have the chance to win the console by participating in the giveaway opportunity on Xbox’s Twitter page from today through Monday, October 23. Simply follow the official Xbox Twitter account and RT the promotional post including the hashtag #RenaultF1Sweepstakes (click here for official details). Any interested fans who don’t win the custom console can still experience and drive the Renault Sport Formula One team car on the Circuit of Americas track in the all new Forza Motorsport 7.


“With the recent launch of the Formula 1 Esport Series and the growing popularity of this new discipline in the Paddock, the opportunity to increase our footprint in gaming and partner with Xbox on a custom console was an exciting challenge for us, especially knowing it would be released before the highly-anticipated Formula 1 United States Grand Prix,” said Cyril Abiteboul, Managing Director of Renault Formula One Team. “We have included design technologies that push the boundaries of manufacturing and we are proud of the result we have achieved. We can’t wait to congratulate the winner of this console.”

The Xbox Renault Sport Formula...
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced a strategic alliance with the award-winning, world-renowned Forza franchise developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft Studios.

This alliance includes a multi-faceted platform of activation highlighting IMSA cars, tracks and partners already aligned with the franchise which is home to the largest online racing community in gaming. Earlier this week Turn 10 launched Forza Motorsport 7, the most comprehensive, beautiful and authentic racing game ever made on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.

“This alliance between IMSA and the Forza franchise further solidifies the long-standing relationship between these two outstanding brands,” IMSA president Scott Atherton said. “IMSA cars and tracks have enjoyed a significant presence in the game for many years, and we are proud to have our series featured to the millions who play the game every day.”


“We’re proud to celebrate the launch of Forza Motorsport 7 by announcing the alliance with IMSA, a long-standing partner of our franchise,” Turn10 Senior Business Director Mike Humphreys said. “At Turn 10 Studios we are driven by car passion, technical innovation and the thrill of competition; all pursuits that we share with IMSA. We look forward to further expanding our collaboration with IMSA and delivering new experiences that fans can love and enjoy. During this weekend’s Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, Forza Motorsport 7 will have a display in the Vendor Village where fans can play this just released game. Many cars participating in the race will feature a Forza Motorsport 7 decal.

More than 100 historical IMSA cars are available within the game which features over 20 official partners of IMSA including Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ferrari, Ford, Honda, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda, McLaren, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Nissan and Porsche. Other official partners the two brands share are Automobile...