The 1952 Hudson Hornet in Forza 4

The Forza 4 July Car Pack offers everything from Hudson to McLaren

The July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 hit the Xbox Live Marketplace earlier this week with ten new cars ranging from Hudson to McLaren – spanning 60 years of high performance in a variety of very different forms.

The July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 heads back to the old, old school beginning with the 1952 Hudson Hornet. Shy of an appearance in the Disney Pixar movie Cars, few young automotive enthusiasts are likely to recognize the Hudson name due to the brands demise in 1957 but the Hornet was one of the supreme performance cars in its day. There are two more cars from the 1950s that have unquestionable performance routes but the 1954 Jaguar XK120 and the 1956 Lotus Eleven each do performance in a very different way from the Hudson Hornet.

Next, the Forza 4 July Car Pack jumps up to the 1970s with the funky little 1973 AMC Gremlin X. The Gremlin X was a performance themed model based on an economy car in an effort to battle the then-new Japanese compacts models. Sadly, the Gremlin X didn’t pack any additional power but it certainly looked the part of a sports car.

The FM4 July Car Pack then moves into the 1990s with a pair of European supercars. First, the 1995 RUF CTR2 packs a unique RUF look and performance to boot while the 1998 Aston Martin V8 Vantage V600 packs 600 horsepower and 600lb-ft of torque via a twin supercharged V8 – making it one of the most powerful cars of its time.


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I want to see a 1965-1/2 to 1994 Mustang pack that only includes notchback coupes - including a 1975-1978 with the optional 302 V8, plus a hotted up version with 351 Windsor V8. (1974 Mustang has a very different nose and came only with an I4 or V6.) No hatchbacks, no fastbacks, no semi-fastbacks, no convertibles! Notchbacks only! The 1995 to current Mustang is a semi-fastback, like the early years.