Forza Motorsport 4: Five pre-order cars show off showroom shine

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Three hits of news on the Forza 4 front today. First, Turn 10 Studios has revealed the official shot of the game box art. Second, they've announced that the "Hero car" for the game is the Ferrari 458 Italia. Third, they've announced the five pre-order cars — along with "showroom" shots of each. I can't tell you more about this "showroom" function — or even if it'll be called that in the game — but I can say these are absolutely in-game renderings.

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One of the five cars could be yours depending on where you decide to pre-order the game from.

So walk through our little showroom gallery above to see the cars and find out where you need to go to buy them. Here's a hint — Best Buy. Because you know you want a BMW 1 M. Just sayin'...

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Amazon.com- Subaru Impreza WRX STI: The Subaru Impreza WRX STI is the highest standard-edition trim in the Subaru compact car line. The STI is recognized as a speed demon on race tracks, winning first place at Super GT in 2008.

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Best Buy- BMW 1 Series M Coupe: Reaching top speeds of 250 km/h, the 1 Series M Coupe is the high-performance version of the famed BMW 1 Series Coupe.

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GameStop- Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde: The creation of Italian automaker Alfa Romeo and first introduced at the March 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the Giulietta contains an exclusive Quadrifoglio Verde configuration with a 1.7L turbocharged engine that will steer you to victory.

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Wal-Mart- MINI John Cooper Works Clubman: MINI enthusiasts around the world rejoice! The JCW Clubman sports a 1.6-liter four-cylinder MINI engine that has been tuned and turbocharged to include 208 horsepower and 192 pound-feet of torque.

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Target - Honda CR-Z EX: The Honda CR-Z EX is Honda's sport hybrid with an ultra-modern and sporty look, featuring 16" wheels and tires, low-to-the-ground stance and swooping bodywork. Additionally, its six-speed manual transmission makes it the only hybrid with three pedals.

DISCUSSION

MaWeiTao
MaWeiTao

The models look great, but the paint job is just too damn glossy. It looks like they're made of plastic or glass. There no chance from the reflectivity of the windshield to that of the paint. It makes for really awkward highlights along the creases on the WRX.

In this day and age, given how far 3D has come with texturing and whatnot, I would have expected them add orange peel to the paint. A very subtle bump map or something.