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The Forza Showroom Final Reveal

John Schommer
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Welcome to the final edition of the Forza Showroom, where we are proud to announce the final 35 cars that will be included in Forza Motorsport 5. Among the week seven cars the standout has got to be the Lotus E21, for the first time ever you will be able to pilot the car driven by Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean. Its sound alone will drop your jaw. The nostalgic cars of the film “RUSH” will provide a taste of classic grand prix racing at the highest level, and the bevy of race cars, exotics and American muscle provide a menu of awesome driving experiences that is now less than three weeks away.


But wait there’s more, for those of you seeking to fill your garages with every option available for Forza Motorsport 5, the first Forza DLC car pack – the LaFerrari Car Pack - will be available on day one through Xbox Live. If the title doesn’t give it away clearly, the pack includes the latest super car from Maranello, the 2013 LaFerrari. Accompanying the only car deemed worthy of replacing the Ferrari Enzo are nine other cars ready to hit the track, receive your tuning upgrades and liveries. Look for more details on all the cars from the LaFerrari Car Pack in the near future.


For more, check out our Facebook page and, to talk about all the cars in the game, head over to our official Forza Motorsport 5 Showroom thread on the forums.


2013 Lotus E21

Kimi Raikkonen won the 2013 season-opening race in Australia; immediately proving the worth of the latest Lotus chassis design. Throughout the course of the 2013 grand prix season, Raikkonen and teammate Romain Grosjean have been consistent podium finishers. Undoubtedly some of the credit for those accomplishments go to the drivers and the team, but give the Enstone, UK-designed E21 its due. With driver and cameras the E21 weighs in at just over 1,400 pounds and it is powered by the Renault RS27 2.4 liter V8. The engine is mid-mounted and employs KERS (Kinetic Energy Recovery System) for additional power for passing or defending. When the engine reaches its astronomical 18,000 RPM redline the scream is of deafening proportions. Throughout the E21, you will find carbon fiber; the chassis is composed of molded carbon fiber and aluminum honeycomb. Carbon fiber composes the double-wishbone suspension and extensive aerodynamic components. The E21 represents one of the most successful chassis designs of 2013 racing at the highest level of motorsport.



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1976 Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 312T2

Niki Lauda and Scuderia Ferrari won the Formula One Championship in 1975 and both were a dominant force in 1976. Newly implemented rules forced a near complete redesign of the Ferrari race car, the 312. An entirely new monocoque of tubular steel and aluminum body panels incorporating new ducting for cooling and induction was built, then coupled with suspension from the T1 model. The rear-mounted longitudinal flat 12 produced somewhere around 500 horsepower. Throughout the 1976 season Lauda battled McLaren driver James Hunt, as portrayed in Ron Howard’s 2013 smash hit film “RUSH.” Mid-season, Lauda had a horrendous fiery crash at the Nürburgring in which he was badly burned. Ferrari pulled out of the following two grand prix but, much to the surprise of Hunt and Formula One fans, Lauda returned for the race at Monza to win. Lauda pulled out of the final race of 1976 in Japan, but went on to win in 1977. A few laps in the 312T2 will showcase just how tough the drivers of this era were.



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1976 McLaren #11 Team McLaren M23

As one of the winningest Formula One cars of the 1970s, the M23 gave McLaren its first F1 Championship with driver James Hunt. The M23 and Hunt battled Niki Lauda and Scuderia Ferrari in an epic race season that is depicted in 2013’s major motion picture from Ron Howard, “RUSH.” Powered by the Cosworth DFV engine, and featuring new airbox and intakes to comply with 1976 rule changes, the M23 gave Hunt the weapon he needed to topple Scuderia Ferrari. Hunt and the M23 achieved two victories before Lauda’s near-fatal crash at the Nürburgring. While Lauda recovered, Hunt dominated and pushed to within three points of winning the championship entering the final race in Japan. Despite a soggy track and poor visibility, Hunt would vie for third place, good enough overcome Lauda who pulled out of the race due to safety concerns. The M23 contributed two driver championships, one constructor championship, and 16 victories overall. The M23 is not for the timid, but a chance to drive this legend is worth the risk.



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2013 KTM X-Bow R

A weapon for the track, but legal for the street, the X-Bow was developed by motorcycle manufacturer KTM to be a pure performance machine. The R version brings an additional 60 horsepower to bear; to accommodate the power increase, the torque arm was lowered. A beneficial side effect of doing so was a lowered center of gravity. Add to the package stiffer springs and friction-reducing Teflon washers and the X-Bow is in its own realm of cornering ability. Deadly accuracy in the turns combined with bullet-fast acceleration have made the X-Bow a choice car for the Race of Champions but, for any mere mortal driver, it has more ability than most will ever tap. This means it is a perfect car for pushing your driving limits. Powered by a 2.0 liter Audi four-cylinder and available solely as a six-speed manual, the X-Bow requires nothing more than a driver to begin hunting for incredible track times.



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1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302

The 1969 Boss 302 is a legend of Trans-Am racing, built by Ford to compete against the scourge of GM victories. It was driven by the likes of Parnelli Jones and temporarily turned the tables in Ford’s favor in the 1970 season. This free-breathing old school V8 was capable of much more than controlled terror in a corner; in fact, it was downright sporting. Car & Driver Magazine called it “the best handling Ford to ever come out of Dearborn.” It may have been rated at 290 horsepower, but everyone knew upon driving it there were much closer to 400 ponies under the hood. With less than 2,000 built in 1969, the Boss 302 is the perfect competitor in any race of American steel.



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Below are the remaining titans of the automotive industry that are ready to throw down on the tracks of Forza Motorsport 5. Together with the previous weeks reveals this makes for 200 cars included on disk with a regular cadence of car packs slated for the future.


2013 Toyota GT86

2013 Dallara #9 Target Ganassi Dallara DW12

2013 Dallara #28 Andretti Autosport DW12

2009 BMW #92 Rahal Letterman Racing M3 GT2

2011 Holden #1 Toll Holden Racing Team Commodore VE

1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa

2006 Aston Martin #007 Aston Martin Racing DBR9

2011 Ford #5 Ford Performance Racing FG Falcon

2000 Nissan Silvia Spec-R

1971 Plymouth Cuda 426 Hemi

1998 Toyota Supra RZ

2012 BMW M5

1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II

1982 Lancia 037 Stradale

2002 Ferrari Enzo Ferrari

2011 Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione F458 Italia

1992 Ford Escort RS Cosworth

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS-454

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe

1992 Honda NSX-R

1993 Ford SVT Cobra R

2013 Subaru BRZ

2011 Citroen DS3 Racing

1986 Lancia Delta S4

2012 Lotus Exige S

2013 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG

1981 BMW M1

1994 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta

1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe


The Full List

Combined with your week seven car announcements the cars below make up the full list of cars that will be available on disc in Forza Motorsport 5.


2013 Audi RS 7 Sportback

2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2014 Ford Fiesta ST

2013 Ariel Atom 500 V8

2009 Honda S2000 CR

1987 Ferrari F40

2009 Peugeot #9 Peugeot Sport Total 908

2011 Chevrolet #4 Corvette Racing ZR1

2011 Holden HSV GTS

2010 Abarth 500 esseesse

1997 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec

1970 Nissan Datsun 510

1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R

2008 BMW M3

1973 BMW 2002 Turbo

1994 Toyota CelicaGT-Four ST205

1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

1995 Volkswagen Corrado VR6

1995 Ferrari F50

1995 RUF CTR2

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO

2010 Aston Martin One-77

1969 Pontiac GTO Judge

2009 Ford Focus RS

1967 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 427

1960 Chevrolet Corvette

1966 Ford GT40 MkII

2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR

2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2005 Honda NSX-R

2011 Infiniti IPL G Coupe

2012 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged

2005 BMW M3

1997 BMW M3

1963 Volkswagen Beetle

2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR

1991 Ferrari 512 TR

2005 Subaru Impreza WRX STI

2004 Honda Civic Type-R

1969 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

1973 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am SD-455

1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

1990 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z

2012 Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe

2009 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works

2013 Audi R8 Coupé V10 plus 5.2 FSI quattro

1994 Nissan 240SX SE

2012 Hennessey Venom GT

1993 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec

2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II

1995 Toyota MR2 GT

1997 Mazda RX-7

1997 Lamborghini Diablo SV

2011 Audi RS 5 Coupé

2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T

1992 Volkswagen Golf Gti 16v Mk2

1984 Ferrari GTO

1961 Jaguar E-type S1

1969 Chevrolet Nova SS 396

2010 Lexus LFA

2002 Chevrolet Camaro 35th Anniversary SS

2009 Lexus IS F

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2012 Jaguar XKR-S

1970 Mercury Cougar Eliminator

2007 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series

1967 Lamborghini Miura P400

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

2010 Ferrari 599 GTO

2011 Koenigsegg Agera

2013 Audi S4

1985 Ford RS200 Evolution

1985 Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT Apex

2013 Viper #91 SRT Motorsport GTS-R

2010 Audi R8 Coupé 5.2 FSI quattro

2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR

1991 BMW M3

2011 Volkswagen Scirocco R

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

2011 Subaru WRX STI

2005 Ford Ford GT

2009 Lotus 2-Eleven

2011 RUF Rt 12 S

1988 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 QV

2004 Saleen S7

2003 Renault Sport Clio V6

2003 Ferrari Challenge Stradale

1968 Oldsmobile Hurst/Olds 442

1964 Aston Martin DB5

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

1995 Ford Mustang Cobra R

2007 Honda Civic Type-R

1983 Audi Sport quattro

1999 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI GSR

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR

2010 Nissan370Z

2010 Lamborghini Murcielago LP 670-4 SV

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi

2006 Audi RS 4

2011 Mazda RX-8 R3

2010 Volkswagen Golf R

2007 Ford Shelby GT500

2009 Ferrari 458 Italia

2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia

2010 Renault Megane RS 250

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track

2011 BMW X5 M

2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is

1997 Honda Civic Type R

2001 Acura Integra Type-R

1987 Buick Regal GNX

2008 Aston Martin DBS

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG

1970 Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1

2012 Hyundai Veloster Turbo

2012 Vauxhall Astra VXR

1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX

1991 GMC Syclone

1998 Ferrari #12 Risi Competizione F333 SP

2005 Dodge SRT4 ACR

2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed 3

2011 Peugeot 308 GTI

1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 454

2003 BMW M5

1971 Lotus Elan Sprint

1993 McLaren F1

1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am

2003 Nissan Fairlady Z

1965 MINI Cooper S

2004 Subaru Impreza WRX STi

2003 Volkswagen Golf R32

2009 Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

2010 Audi TT RS Coupé

2012 Scion tC

2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2011 Kia Cee'd

2005 TVR Sagaris

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale

1999 Dodge Viper GTS ACR

1998 Eagle Talon TSi Turbo

2008 Ferrari California

2000 Ford SVT Cobra R

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

1994 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2010 Maserati Gran Turismo S

2003 Toyota Celica SS-I

1971 AMC Javelin-AMX

1976 McLaren #11 Team McLaren M23

1976 Ferrari #1 Scuderia 312T2

2013 Honda #9 Target Chip Ganassi Dallara DW12

2013 Honda #15 Rahal Letterman Racing Lanigan Dallara DW12

2013 Chevrolet #1 Andretti Autosport Dallara DW12

2013 Chevrolet #12 Team Penske Dallara DW12

2012 Audi #1 Audi Sport Team Joest R18 e-tron quattro

2012 Ferrari F12berlinetta

2013 McLaren P1™

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Coupe

2012 Pagani Huayra

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera

2013 Ford Focus ST

2011 McLaren MP4-12C

2010 Audi R8 5.2 Coupé FSI quattro

2012 Aston Martin Vanquish

2011 Audi RS 3 Sportback

2013 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500

2013 Viper GTS

1965 Shelby Cobra 427 S/C

1987 RUF CTR Yellowbird

1991 Mazda #55 787B

2011 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

2011 Bugatti Veyron Super Sport