Forza Horizon 5 FORDzathon Spring: Festival Playlist, reward cars, photo challenge & more

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It's time to say farewell to FORDZathon, as the new Forza Horizon 5 Spring season brings a fresh selection of new challenges and new reward cars to earn. Let’s find out what’s in store for players in the Forza Horizon 5 FORDzathon Spring Festival Playlist.

Forza Horizon 5 FORDzathon Spring

The Forza Horizon 5 FORDzathon Spring season starts on 26 January at 2:30pm GMT / 9:30am ET and lasts for one week. After that, the new Japanese Automotive Series will start on 2 February at 2:30pm GMT / 9:30am ET.

Forza Horizon 5 FORDzathon Spring Festival Playlist
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Even though FORDzathon celebrates all things Ford, one of this week’s Season Progress cars is the Renault Clio RS ‘10. The French hot hatch is unlocked at 20 points. You can also win the #14 Ford Fiesta rallycross car at 40 points.

Reward cars

Another five Fords are up for grabs this week, starting with the iconic Ford Escort RS Cosworth ’92 earned by completing The Trial. The Ford RS200 Evolution can also be yours for conquering the Playground Games Team King.

Forza Horizon 5 Fordzathon Spring Festival Playlist 2
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Other reward cars include the Ford GT500 '20, Ford Raptor '11, and Ford Mustang '65 for completing the Seasonal Championships.

If you own the Hot Wheels expansion, you can also win the Ford Transit SSV in the Hot Wheels Seasonal Championship. There are also three Super Wheelspins to collect.

Forza Horizon 5 Fordzathon Spring Festival Playlist 2

This is your last chance to earn enough points to earn the Season Progress reward cars, which are the MG MG6 XPower (80 points) and Hoonicorn V2 (160 points). 

Photo Challenge - #FORDZAthon

For this week’s Photo Challenge, you need to snap a photo of the Photograph the 1965 Ford Mustang GT Coupe at Uxmal. This will reward you with a Wheelspin.

Forzathon Daily Challenges

Day Name Description
1Flash FordwardTake a photo of any Ford
2Play by the RulesPlay an Event Blueprint that was created by another player
3Clean EnergyEarn 3 Clean Racing Skills in any fully electric vehicle
4Next Day DeliveryWin a Street Race in a Vans & Utility
5Ready Ford This?Earn 9 Stars at PR Stunts in any Ford
6Speed StuntReach 200 mph (322 km/h) in the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500
7On BoardEarn a Skillboard Skill by hitting any Billboard

Forzathon Weekly Challenge: Rally Legend

Chapter Name Challenge
1Fast FordwardOwn and drive the 1977 Ford #5 Escort RS1800 MKII
2Special StageWin a Dirt Race in the 1977 Ford #5 Escort RS1800 MKII
3Triple CautionEarn 3 Ultimate Air Skills in the 1977 Ford #5 Escort RS1800 MKII
4Danger Over CrestEarn 5 Stars at Danger Signs in the 1977 Ford #5 Escort RS1800 MKII

Japanese Automotive Series

With FORDzathon ending next week, Playground Games will unveil the new Japanese Automotive Series in tomorrow’s Let's ¡Go! stream at 6.30pm GMT / 10.30am.

Forza Horizon 5 Japanese Automotive teaser
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The 2023 Nissan Z is already confirmed to be a new reward car, while a new location teased yesterday suggests we could see the reveal of Forza Horizon 5 Expansion Two.