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Forza Motorsport Update 4 Brings Daytona, New Cars and New Events


Forza Motorsport Update 4

The first major update for 2024 in Forza Motorsport has arrived, and it brings an iconic track and a whole host of new cars to enjoy. There’s also a range of new events for players to enter, as well as a new Career Tour to get stuck into.

Let’s take a look at what’s new in Forza Motorsport’s Update 4.

Great American racing

The Daytona International Speedway is a truly iconic circuit. Built in 1959, the track is home to the world-famous Daytona 500 as well as also hosting IMSA and IndyCar events.

Last seen in Forza MOtorsport 7, Daytona is coming to Forza Motorsport in Update 4 on 16 January. With two configurations, the 2.5 mi Tri-oval Circuit and the longer 3.59 mi Sports Car Circuit, there are now all-new ways to test your driving skills.

Forza Motorsport Daytona
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Both configurations are available to drive in Career Mode and Featured Multiplayer. The Daytona International Speedway is also available in Free Play, Private Multiplayer, and Time Attack for you to set your fastest lap times.

It’s not just a new track you can enjoy in Update 4, however.

Italian motorsport

Four new spotlight cars are included in Update 4, and this time it’s all about Italian motorsport. From classic 90s racing to a more modern Italian roadster, there’s a nice collection of Italian cars to take for a spin.

These cars are available to race in Featured Multiplayer and Spec events throughout the month. They are also available to use in the new Italian Challenges Tour.

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Check out the list of Spotlight cars in the table below:

Spotlight Car
Discount Dates
1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO
January 18-24
2017 Abarth 124 Spider
January 25-31
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
February 1-7
2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia
February 8-15

Car Pass Update 4

There’s also some Italian representation in Update 4’s Car Pass additions. The 2019 Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione 488 GTE sits alongside some incredible racing machinery in January. Here are the Car Pass cars coming over the next four weeks:

Car Pass Car
Release Date
2019 McLaren Senna GTR
January 18, 2024
2019 Ferrari #62 Risi Competizione 488 GTE
January 25, 2024
2022 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro
February 1, 2024
2018 Cadillac #57 TA CTS-V
February 8, 2024

New Career Tour - Italian Challengers

Italy is also the theme for Update 4’s new Career Tour. Italian Challengers puts you behind the wheel of all four new Spotlight Cars, starting from 18 January.

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Whether it’s taking on the challenge in a Lancia, or cruising in a roaring Ferrari, there’s a bit of something for everyone in this new Featured Tour in Career Mode. Completing the Italian Challengers Career Tour will unlock the 2010 Lamborghini Murciélago LP 670-4 SV.

Check out the full Italian Challengers events below:

Tour
Start Date
Spotlight Car
All-Wheel Driven
January 18, 2024
1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO
Roadster Renaissance
January 25, 2024
2017 Abarth 124 Spider
Alfa Performance
February 1, 2024
2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Prancing Power
February 8, 2024
2007 Ferrari 430 Scuderia

New Career Series - Classic Open Class

Elsewhere, Update 4 brings a refresher to the Open Tour. New events, along with a new reward car, have arrived, bringing a classic, historical feel to the tour.

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The Open Tour allows you to bring your favourite Builders Cup cars from other series and race them in an open grid. Here, you can level them up further, without being restricted by annoying rules and regulations.

The Classic Open Class features the C, B, A, and S classes. Completing all four series by 15 February will add the 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA Stradale to your collection.

Update 4 also brings a wide range of new events to both Featured Multiplayer and Featured Rivals. Both Daytona and the new Italian cars are included, with the Daytona Sports Car Series starting on 25 January.

This event cycles between different car classes, as well as features a natural time-of-day progression to represent the real 24-hour race at Daytona. The Daytona International Speedway also stars in January’s Featured Rivals playlist, taking the Spotlight slot.

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Forza Motorsport Update 4 arrives on 16 January. Hopefully, it will also bring some much-needed bug fixes to address the game's ongoing issues. Last week, Turn 10 outlined three key areas the studio will improve in 2024 in response to community criticisms.

However, the lack of solutions and timeframe didn't go down well with the community, with fans calling for Turn 10 to apologise for the game's current state. Patch notes should bring more details about Update 4 this week.

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