• Jul 20th 2010 at 7:30PM
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This. Is. Awesome. Autoblog reader Jason L. over at Second Method Graphic Design has been so kind as to share a couple of skins he's devised for both the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe and the McLaren MP4-12C in Forza Motorsports 3. Why do we care? Because these particular wraps are a tribute to a certain blog that obsessively covers the auto industry. Call us vain, but there's something cool about seeing our logo slathered all down the sides of two very lust worthy pieces of metal, even if they only live in the virtual realm.

Maybe we should talk to Cadillac about getting into a long-term tester with a similar theme. Something tells us that McLaren would be somewhat less receptive. Leder says that you can purchase either of the two designs through his Forza storefront for a nominal fee. The guy also has a slew of other very attractive liveries in case you don't feel like sporting your AB pride on your fenders. It's fine, we won't be offended. In fact, might we suggest The Simpsons-inspired Datsun 510 in Mr. Sparkle livery or the Ikea Saab 9-3?

[Source: Second Method]

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      • 5 Years Ago
      So far in Forza 3 I've painted one car. I changed a Porsche GT3 from blue to lime green. That's about the limit of my expertise in graphic design. I wish I knew how to do things like this.

      I was going to go way out on a limb and put stripes on a Camaro but I panicked and quit before I ruined something. lol.
        • 5 Years Ago
        haha you sound like me. Every car I have in forza 3 (that I bought) are all black or white
      • 5 Years Ago
      wow! i saw first time this car. i like this car and i want to purchase this car.
        • 5 Years Ago
        no offence, but are you ok? just wondering...
      • 5 Years Ago
      I really like what he did with the McLaren, nice and simple. He could have used the design lines from the CTS a bit better though. Now im tempted to go do some myself. Any chance this Jason guy put the logos up on his Forza store???
        • 5 Years Ago
        Sure will man, thanks for the tip :)
        • 5 Years Ago
        Actually, the Cadillac was designed that way since the cutline for the front bumper connects directly to the "point" of the rear taillights...but it would be great to see what other people can come up with! The Autoblog logo is also available separately in the storefront, so give it a try!

        Secondmethod Design
      • 5 Years Ago
      Very nice! Hey when will you guys get your own car pack like the Jalops and Autoweek crew?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Darn it Jason, you beat me to the punch, lol.

      I have been working on an AutoBlog livery for a CL63 for a few days with similar colors.

      Very nice work!
      • 5 Years Ago
      I knew the MP4-12C would look fantastic with a blacked-out roof panel.

      Very nice job, Jason L.
        • 5 Years Ago

        I'm still waiting for my 2011 Mustang GT 5.0!

        (or 2010 Mustang GT)

        You have until the end of the year....or else I sell Forza Motorsport 3...and buy Gran Turismo 5!
      • 5 Years Ago
      THIS. IS. NOT. NEWS.
        • 5 Years Ago
        • 5 Years Ago
        @Erukian Touché! You're right, of course, but surely there must be better things to report on than some bedroom-addict's blog-post-seeking wet dream.

      • 5 Years Ago
      whats that supposed to mean? this site is updated hourly most days?
      • 5 Years Ago
      Let's hope they're more reliable than AB's posting engine.
      • 5 Years Ago

      To think about it, maybe Autoblog should make some merchandises...
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