Petrolheads in the SPOnG office welcome today?s news that Microsoft?s superlative driver Forza Motorsport 2
is due out on Xbox 360 in May.
Microsoft has just sent over some details on some of the vehicles in the game, which will apparently let you, ?Own the cars that own the competition.?
If you dream of driving a Ferrari, Maserati, Porsche or a Lamborghini then Forza Motorsport 2
combined with the Xbox 360 wireless steering wheel controller is probably the closest you are going to get to that dream. The game, according to Microsoft, will ?help gamers literally feel the road beneath them".
Particular models and highlights include:
? Ciao Bella! Ferrari brings gamers 15 of their most desirable models including the 2004 Ferrari F430, 2002 Enzo Ferrari and even the classic 1969 Dino 246 GT
? From the country that has preserved the thrill of driving in the fast lane with its world famous Autobahn, Porsche delivers 13 sports cars ranging from the newest members of the 911 family -- the 2007 911 GT3 (997) and 911 Turbo (997) -- to fan-favourites from yesteryear including the 1970 Porsche 914/6 and 1987 Porsche 959
? Five heart-stopping models from Lamborghini include coveted makes such as the 2005 Murcielago, 2005 Gallardo as well as classic Diablo and Countach models
? Not to be outdone is Lamborghini?s Italian counterpart, Maserati, who joins ?Forza Motorsport 2? with two of its revered exotics ? the 2004 MC12 and the 2006 Gransport
A good enough excuse to pull the Xbox 360 steering wheel out from under the desk again, if ever we needed one. Watch out for further news and previews of Forza Motorsport 2
in the coming months.