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You didn't think Forza Motorsport 3 was just watching GT5 trailers and girding its loins for November, did you? No way. Available today from the FM3 is the World Class Car Pack, headlined by the V8 Orange Julius otherwise known as the McLaren MP4-12C. The nine additional cars offered for your virtual gratification include the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, Mercedes-Benz CL 65 AMG, Acura TSX, Mitsubishi Colt Ralliart, Fiat Punto Evo Sport, Kia Forte Koup, 2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe, 2011 Citroen DS3 and 2
Forza Motorsport 3 will soon feature an add-on car pack featuring ten rides handpicked by the scribes at AutoWeek. Apparently, it took two podcasts worth of deliberations to settle on the finalists, but the AutoWeek Show Car Pack bundles the 2009 Audi R8 LMS, Audi RS 6, Lotus 2-Eleven, 2010 Aston Martin One-77, BMW Motorsport M6 Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, Shelby GT500, Pagani Zonda R, Porsche Boxster S, and the almost imaginary Saleen S5S Raptor.
In order to put real cars in video games, game studios need to buy licenses from automobile manufacturers. Remember that Cayman shooting brake/breadvan mule recently spotted on the streets of Europe and supposed by many commenters to be a fake? It's been captured in Forza Motorsport 3.