“Forza Motorsport 3” Introduces Famed Circuit de Catalunya with New Euro-Sport Compact Cars
Helsinki – July 28, 2009 – This October, racing fans around the world will be able to experience first-hand the adrenaline of taking on the revered Circuit de Catalunya raceway, as Turn 10 today announced the track for “Forza Motorsport 3.” The Catalunya raceway will make its franchise debut with a roster of exciting new Euro-Sport Compacts, as well as the return of the venerable Nürburgring raceway in Germany. Home to the Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, Spain, Catalunya is one of motorsport’s most vital testing grounds. Fans will create their own memorable moments as they encounter a variety of obstacles, whether it’s hugging the short and wide curves or speeding down the straights. Making its return alongside Catalunya is the Nürburgring raceway, which is widely considered to be one of the most challenging and legendary tracks in the world. “Forza” fans will be able to pilot these celebrated European tracks in style with an entire roster of new Euro-Sport Compacts, including the formidable 2009 Alfa Romeo Brera Ti, 2009 Renault Twingo Renault Sport Cup, 2009 MINI John Cooper Works and more! Don’t let their size fool you – equipped with compact exteriors and packing high-performance engines, these compacts will get you from 0-60 in a heartbeat. If tuning is your specialty, you’ll love the multitude of customizable options available right at your finger tips. Compacts are known to be some of the most modified cars, and tuners can expect that same level of customization in “Forza Motorsport 3” to transform these cars into powerful driving machines. New Euro-Sport Compacts available for fans to drive, tune and paint include: V3 Production 2009 Alfa Romeo Brera Ti V3 Production 2009 Alfa Romeo Mito V3 Production 2010 Fiat 500 Abarth SS V3 Production 2009 Ford Fiesta Zetec S V3 Production 2009 Ford Focus RS V3 Production 2009 Lotus Evora V3 Production 2009 MINI John Cooper Works V3 Production 2009 Renault Twingo Renault Sport Cup V3 Production 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X V3 Production 2009 SEAT Ibiza Cupra V3 Production 2009 Vauxhall Corsa VXR V3 Production 2009 Volvo C30 R-Design “Forza Motorsport 3” is rated PEGI 3+ and will be available in 23rd of October 2009. For a deeper dive on the cars in this week’s reveal, please visit http://forza.xbox.com. To see these cars and download screenshots of them on the Catalunya and Nürburgring raceways, press are invited to visit http://edelmanadmin.psni.com/public/Forza%20Motorsport%203/.