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Forza Motorsport 7 coming soon, official trailer released (video)

With the upcoming releases of Need For Speed: Payback and Gran Turismo Sport, Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios have decided not to cop it lying down, with the announcement of Forza Motorsport 7 at the E3 event.

Previewed at the event where the Porsche 911 GT2 RS was unveiled, and the next-gen Xbox One X console on which it will be available, Forza Motorsport 7 looks to push the boundaries of graphics and gameplay to hitherto unseen levels.

New features include 4K capable graphics, 30 racing environments including proper drag racing and drifting, with more than 200 ribbons, extra driver personalisation and dynamic weather during races.

The new Xbox One X was developed under codename Project Scorpio by Microsoft, and runs at 60-70 per cent capacity and 60 frames per second while playing FM7. Comparatively, the existing Xbox One runs at 1080p/60 frames per second. Racing is said to be more ‘immersive and dynamic’ with more parameters, such as tyre temperature, adding to the realistic physics.

Check out the trailer below before the game is released in late 2017. Some of the cars to be featured in the game are listed below as well.

2017 Acura NSX
1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ2
1934 Alfa Romeo P3
2016 Aston Martin Vantage GT12
2006 Aston Martin #007 Aston Martin Racing DBR9
2016 Audi R8 V10 plus
2014 Audi #45 Flying Lizard Motorsports R8 LMS Ultra
2014 BAC Mono
2014 Bentley #7 M-Sport Bentley Continental GT3
2016 BMW M4 GTS
2014 BMW #55 BMW Team RLL Z4 GTE
2014 BMW #56 BMW Team RLL Z4 GTE
2009 BMW #92 Rahal Letterman Racing M3 GT2
1997 BMW M3 (E36)
2014 Chevrolet #3 Corvette Racing Corvette C7.R
2011 Chevrolet #4 Corvette Racing ZR1
1969 Chevrolet Camaro Super Sport Coupe
2016 Dodge Viper ACR
2014 Dodge #93 SRT Motorsports Viper GTS-R
1967 Eagle-Westlake T1G
2015 Ferrari F12tdf
2014 Ferrari FXX K
2014 Ferrari #51 AF Corse 458 Italia GTE
2014 Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione 458 Italia GTLM
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO
1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa
2017 Ford GT
2016 Ford #66 Ford Racing GT Le Mans
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302
1967 Honda RA300
2014 Jaguar #14 Emil Frey GT3 Jaguar XK
2016 Koenigsegg Regera
2016 Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4
2015 Lamborghini #63 Squadra Corse Huracan LP620-2 Super Trofeo
2014 Lamborghini #14 GMG Racing LP 570-4 Super Trofeo
2014 Lamborghini #18 DragonSpeed Gallardo LP 570-4 Super Trofeo
2014 Maserati #35 M.Calamia Swiss Team MC Trofeo
2014 Mazda #70 SpeedSource Lola B12/80
1997 Mazda RX-7 [FD]
2014 McLaren #60 Bhaitech 12C GT3
2017 Mercedes-AMG GT R
2015 Mercedes-Benz #24 Tankpool24 Racing Truck
2014 Mercedes-Benz #84 HTP Motorsport SLS AMG GT3
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR
2017 Nissan GT-R
2015 Nissan #1 NISMO MOTUL AUTECH GT-R
2016 Pagani Huayra BC
2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS (debut, new to series)
2015 Porsche #19 Porsche Team 919 Hybrid
2011 Porsche #45 Flying Lizard 911 GT3-RSR
1960 Porsche 718 RS 60
2016 Radical RXC Turbo
1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
2016 Spania GTA GTA Spano
2013 SRT Viper GTS
2015 Ultima Evolution Coupe 1020

Mitchell is a contributing journalist and features writer at PerformanceDrive. He has been a passionate petrol-head from a very young age. He is excited by the future of the industry, and considers himself as a bit of a fanatic when it comes to the technical aspects of cars. He is also fascinated by new cars that are popping up in developing markets.