LONDON 17th March 2008 - After much fan and critical acclaim, Wednesday 19th March marks the release of a new downloadable content pack for“Forza Motorsport 2.” With 13 stunning new and customisable rides being added to the game’s robust 340+ car line up, you’re sure to discover countless hours of racing and customisation in the award-winning“Forza Motorsport 2” experience and online community.
Available 19th March on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 400 Microsoft points, the March Car Pack’s 13 vehicles include an Xbox 360-themed Peugeot 207 Super 2000, the brand new Audi S5 and 2008 BMW M3, and kings among super cars, the Lamborghini LP640 and the Ferrari 430 Scuderia. Additional cars from renowned makers like Porsche, Maserati, and Mitsubishi finish the list.
With more ways to personalise your rides and customise your vehicles for optimal performance than any racing game on the market, and now with even more amazing cars to own as your own,“Forza Motorsport 2” has established itself as the racing title for anyone who loves cars.
For more information on the vehicles you will experience in the March Car Pack from the winning team at Turn 10, check out http://forzamotorsport.net/march_dlc.htm
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March Car Pack
2008 Audi S5
2007 Audi TT Coupe S-Line
1971 BMW 3.0 CSL E09
2008 BMW E92 M3
1989 Ferrari F40 Competizione
1996 Ferrari F50 GT
2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia
2007 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640
2007 Maserati GranTurismo
2006 Maserati MC12 Corsa
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR
2008 Porsche 911 GT2 (997)
2007 Peugeot #1 Peugeot 207 Super 2000 (Xbox liveried 2007 IRC championship winner)
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