The Top Gear Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One is available now, and it’s got something for everyone.
We kick things off with the latest Lexus sport coupe, the 2015 RC F, which is one-part luxury, one-part pavement shredder. Next, the BMW M235i brings lithe form and an impressive rear-wheel drive engine to bear. If you’re in search of a land speed record while driving in exotic style, the Jaguar XJ220 awaits. Extreme Cross Country events will never be the same with the presence of the “Rambo Lambo” and the Ferrari 458 Speciale will bring glory to any setting.
The Top Gear Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available for £2.43 on the Xbox Store or through the Forza Hub app for Xbox One. The Top Gear Car Pack is included free for Forza Horizon 2 Car Pass owners. And don’t forget – the new Season of Top Gear UK is on air now. Check out Xbox Video or your local listings to tune in.
Here’s the rundown of each car in the Top Gear Car Pack:
2015 Lexus RC F
The RC F is much more than a GS Sedan minus a couple of doors. With a revised naturally-aspirated 5.0-liter V8 from the IS-F and pushing the rear wheels, the RC F is a formidable sports car. The noises it makes can be subtle until asked to produce juice; then listen for a raspy rumble that says things are about to go quick.
1993 Jaguar XJ220
The XJ220 was designed to be the fastest road car in the world, reaching 217 mph and echoing Jaguar’s top speed record-setting triumphs in the 1950s. The XJ220 bi-turbo V6’s 542 horsepower gives blistering acceleration, and the aerodynamically impressive body provides both low drag and reduced lift at the high speeds the XJ220 is capable of. This helped create a later racing version of the car, the XJ220C, which had an impressive showing at the 1993 Le Mans.
2014 BMW M235i
The newest entry to BMW’s M line is the M235i. It’s a smaller package on the outside with all the gusto of the bigger models on the inside. Well over 300 horses are raring to push you on your way, and a stiff yet still comfortable ride awaits. It may sound relatively tame, hence the enhanced “vroom-vrooms” piped into the cabin via the car stereo, but the forced induction inline six does just what you want it to when it’s time to go.
1986 Lamborghini LM002
The Lamborghini Military model 002 has a tube steel frame, massive ground clearance, heavy-duty suspension, and tyres so big they were specially designed by Pirelli. Compression is slightly lower to accommodate the lesser fuels that might be put into its massive 76-gallon tank. With a near eight second 0-60 time and top speeds on and off road of nearly 120 mph, you can tear up any surface.
2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale
The 458 Speciale is the car that will stop your heart and then kick start it again. The Speciale tops the Italia by reducing weight, increasing output, enhancing handling, and providing an epic driving experience. At a glance you will recognise the tell-tale striping of its predecessors – the 360 Challenge Stradale and 430 Scuderia.
1966 Ford Lotus Cortina – Free Car
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. The Cortina provides a peppy 0-60 time of just under 10 seconds and skilful cornering. Without doubt, credit needs to also be given to its 115 horsepower, which are generated by a twin-cam 1.6-liter four-cylinder with throaty-sounding dual-Weber carbs.