Forza Horizon 5 Upgrade Heroes Spring: Festival playlist, reward cars, Photo Challenge, Treasure Hunt

We’re into the fourth and final season of Forza Horizon 5 Upgrade Heroes, with the Spring Festival Playlist presenting new challenges to enter and new cars to win. Undoubtedly the highlight this week is the return of Mercedes-Benz to the Festival Playlist, but as always the week-long clock is ticking to claim it.

With that clock counting down, let’s find out what’s in store for players in the Forza Horizon 5 Upgrade Heroes Spring Festival Playlist.

Forza Horizon 5 Upgrade Heroes Spring

Forza Horizon 5’s Upgrade Heroes Spring season lands on Thursday 13 July at 3:30pm BST / 10:30am ET.

FH5 Upgrade Heroes Sping Festival Playlist #1
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Once again the Spring season ends a week later, on 20 July at 3:30pm BST / 10:30am ET, giving you exactly a week to complete as many challenges and score as many Forza Points as you can to unlock this week’s Progress cars.


This week’s Progress cars are the Mercedes-Benz M-B SL65 (20 points) and the legendary Eagle Speedster (40 points).

FH5 Upgrade Heroes Sping Festival Playlist #2
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With a 6.0L Twin-Turbocharged V12 engine, the M-B SL65 is an absolute powerhouse of a car. Then there’s the 0-60mph time of 3.9 seconds, with the SL65 outrunning most high-performance cars on the straights. Don’t forget, you only have a week to claim the M-B SL65, so don’t miss out.

That’s not all available this week. Completing The Trial earns you the Lexus RC F, with the 1997 BMW M3 up for grabs in the Seasonal Championships. Placing 30th or higher in this week’s Eliminator unlocks the TVR Sagaris and you can also earn the Peugeot 205 R and 1998 Toyota Supra by completing challenges.

FH5 Upgrade Heroes Spring Festival Playlist #3
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For cosmetic rewards, Donut Media fans can get Donut Media Black Jumper and a Donut Media Trying To Race horn in this week’s Event Lab challenges. There’s also a handful of Super Wheelspins available as usual.

Photo Challenge: #Matchday

This week’s photo challenge sees you needing to snap a 1992 Toyota Supra 2.0 GT at the Estadio Jose Aguilar in Guanajuato. The reward for this is the Pop-Up Forza Link reward.

FH5 Estadio Jose Aguilar photo challenge
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Treasure Hunt: A Prelude To Something Great

This week’s treasure hunt clue is “Time to B classy and win on the streets, finishing first will earn you the deets”. Find the treasure to earn yourself a nice 100 Forza Points. If you’re struggling to hit the X, check out our A Prelude To Something Great Treasure Hunt guide.

Forzathon Daily Challenges

Take a photo of your vehicle in the Horizon Test Track
Double Tap
Earn two drift tap skills
Sugar Coated
Equip any Donut Media clothing item in the Character Customiser
Floor It!
Achieve a speed of 200mph (322km/h) in the 1995 Corvette ZR-1
Launch Time
Earn 3 Ultimate Burnout skills
Points Mean Prizes
Bank 200,000 skill score in any car from the year 2000
Ready For Drift Off
Earn 1 star or more at the East Coast Drift Zone

Forzathon Weekly Challenge: Is That A Supra?!

Go Beyond
Own and drive the 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
Two Jay Zee
Drive 5 miles in the 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
Stay Tuned For Upgrades
Win a street race in either an A or S1 Class
Drift Off
Earn 6 stars at drift zones in the 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
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