At the rate it’s going, Forza Horizon 3 could very well have every car in the history of cars. Ok, that’s exaggerating it, but Turn 10 Studios, the brilliant minds behind the brilliant Forza franchise, has added a new list of cars into the game, bringing the total of cars included in the game to north of 300.

Even more impressive, three additions included in the list are being touted as the “spotlight cars of the week.” These aren’t your typical Winnebagos or Reliant Robins; these three cars all of the high-performance variety, the type of cars you’d want to own in real life.

First up is the Cadillac CTS-V, the 640-horsepower performance sedan that’s capable of hitting a top speed of 200 mph. Yep, it’s a 200-mph Cadillac. Not to be outdone, the 2017 Nissan GT-R also joins the fray, proving that it wouldn’t be a Forza game without the presence of the latest and meanest version of Godzilla. For the last performance machine, we have the new Aston Martin Vantage GT12, probably the closest thing all of us can get to driving the 592-horsepower street-spec racer.

The three cars may be the headliners, but they’re far from the only ones that are included in the new list. There are a total of five Ferraris, including the 2012 F12berlinetta and the 1984 288 GTO. The list also includes a few classic machines like the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona HEMI and a 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R. And let’s not forget since this particular exotic is also a Hollywood star, the 2016 W Motors Lykan Hypersport is also in this list. It remains to be seen though if the virtual version will also have the jewel-embedded headlights.

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Why it matters

You have to give Turn 10 Studios the credit it deserves. Apparently, it’s not enough for Forza Horizon 3 to have some sick graphics and incredible attention-to-detail. It also needs to have a list of cars that will literally take hours to browse in its entirety. Those who end up buying the game, and I count myself in this group, will probably be stuck in their couches for entire weekends.

Counting all the cars together brings the total to 308 and from the looks of things, more will be coming in the next few weeks. Is it at all possible that we could have close to 500 cars on the game? Given the inevitable packs that will also arrive once the game is released, I wouldn’t be surprised if Turn 10 is able to hit that number. There’s definitely plenty of room left for a lot of other cars, both of the exotic and not-so variety.

The Bugatti Chiron isn’t there yet. Same thing some classic Lamborghinis because the only pre-2000 Lambos in the game are the 1997 Diablo and the 1967 Miura P400. I’m guessing the Espada and the Countach will both make appearances at some point. Oh, and so far, there’s only one Rolls-Royce in the game: the 2014 Wraith. Don’t expect it to be remain by itself by the time the game is launched.

I don’t know what new cars will arrive in the coming weeks, but I do know that Forza Horizon 3 is shaping up to be an incredible game to play for car racing video game nuts like myself. At the very least, we’re going to have a treasure trove of cars to choose from, which as far as I’m concerned, is part of the thrill of playing this game.

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