Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn: Festival Playlist, reward cars, Photo Challenge

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Autumn has arrived in Forza Horizon 5, bringing a new batch of challenges and reward cars to win. Let’s find out what’s in store in the Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn Festival Playlist.

Donut Media Autumn

Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn starts today (17 November) at 14:30 GMT/14:30 UTC and ends on 24 November at 14:30 GMT/14:30 UTC.

Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn

Series 14 is themed around the comedic automotive YouTube channel Donut Media. A new five-part Horizon Story sees you work with Donut Media’s James Pumphries and Nolan Sykes, who appear as in-game characters, to build a custom rally car.

This week’s Season Reward cars are the Morris Mini-Traveller (20 points) returning from Forza Horizon 4 and the Ferrari 599 GTO (40 points).

Reward cars

There are another seven reward cars to add to your collection this week.


Completing The Trial gets you the Mini X-Raid John Cooper Works Buggy, while winning the HRSPRS Seasonal Championship earns you the Ariel Atom. You can also win the Dodge Durango SRT and Honda NSX-R '92 by completing the Pop-up Headlights! and HiLow seasonal championships respectively.

Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS '16 is the prize car for completing the Doughnut Stop Me Collectibles challenges. To win it, you need to smash 10 Doughnuts across the motorway that appear in the Donut Media series.

There is also a new Hot Wheels event with the AMC Gremlin up for grabs in the Joy of Cars Seasonal Championship along with Super Wheelspins and car horns to collect.

Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn

As a bonus, you can also get the keys to the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Forza Edition for completing all five chapters of the Donut Media Horizon Story.

As always, these points count towards the Season Progress reward cars, which are the ferocious Ferrari SF90 Stradale (80 points) and Alpine A110 '17 (160 points). 

Photo Challenge: #MoPowaBaby

This week’s Photo Challenge tasks you with photographing the 2017 RAM 2500 Power Wagon at the Sierra Verde Dam. Your reward is the Bass Drop car horn.

Forza Horizon 5 Sierra Verde Dam Photo Challenge

Forzathon Daily Challenges

Day Name Description
1Buff HorsesWin a Street Racing Event in any Mustang
2Utility PlayerComplete any Horizon Arcade in a Sports Utility Heroes vehicle
3Hot ShotEarn a total of 150 across Speed Zones in any Hot Hatch
4Trading PlacesEarn a Trading Paint Skill in Guanajuato
5Classically TunedPlay an Event Blueprint in a Classic Sports Cars
6Participation CupDrive 5 in Horizon Open Racing
7C You LaterWin a Cross-Country Event in any 'C' class vehicle

Weekly Challenge: Up to Speed

Autumn’s Weekly Challenge focuses on the 2002 BMW M3-GTR, a road-legal version of BMW’s racer. As the cover car of Need for Speed Most Wanted, it’s one of the most iconic video game cars. All you have to do to complete Chapter 1 is own and drive the 2002 BMW M3-GTR.

Forza Horizon 5 Donut Media Autumn

To complete Chapter 2, drive five miles in the M3-GTR. Chapter 3 requires you to earn a daredevil skill in the M3-GTR. Finally, earning nine stars at PR Stunts in the M3-GTR will complete Chapter 4.