Project CARS ON DEMAND unleashes Aston expansion
Recently Project CARS has continued its commitment to deliver fresh new content and updates via the ON DEMAND program as it released a new Aston Martin Track Expansion featuring three Aston Martin cars and a new location to drive it on. Here are the descriptions of each, courtesy of the official press release:
Mojave is a private testing ground secluded in the wilderness of Nevada. The Mojave circuit comprises of five race layouts and a special open Test Track layout allowing players to freely practice and test their car’s performance and handling via Banked Oval, Drag Strip, Hill Climb, Skid Pan and Tight Corner sections.
1959 ASTON MARTIN DBR1
Designed by Ted Cutting and powered by an Aston Martin 2943cc straight six engine, the DBR1 rose to fame as Aston Martin’s first ever Le Mans champion. Driven by Caroll Shelby and Roy Salvadori, the open-top
DBR1 clinched top honors at the French classic in 1959, followed by teammates Maurice Trintignant and Paul Frere who helped Aston Martin to an impressive maiden 1-2 victory at the Circuit de la Sarthe.
2009 ASTON MARTIN DBR1-2
To celebrate the 40-year anniversary of their overall victory, Aston Martin returned to top-flight prototype racing at Le Mans in 2009, fielding the brand new Aston Martin DBR1-2. Built to the LMP1 class prototype rules, the DBR1-2 is a closed-cockpit race car, powered by the company’s proven 6-liter V12 engine. The DBR1-2 did not only hold up well at Le Mans, it also helped the team clinch the 2009 Le Mans Series Championship, driven by elite sports car racing aces such as Darren Turner, Stefan Mucke and Tomas Enge.
2014 ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE GTE
The Vantage is Aston Martin’s current choice for competition in the ultra-competitive GTE sports car racing class. Powered by an all-aluminum 4.5 liter V8 engine, the Vantage is battling for glory against some of the world’s most prestigious sports cars. Competing in the world’s premier GT racing class, the Vantage is packed with the latest racing technology including fully adjustable double wishbone suspension, lightweight body parts made of carbon and CFK and a fully adjustable rear-wing. The Vantage GTE has clinched countless poles, podiums, wins and fastest laps in sports car races around the globe, including classics such as the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Sebring 12 Hours.
The Aston Martin Vantage GTE and the DBR 1-2 can both be utilized in career mode with brand new contracts that expand player possibilities, and all three of the cars have new invitational events so that you can try them out. Check out the expansion trailer below:
In addition, players will be able to get behind the wheel of the next Free Car, the 1952 Mercedes 300SL (W194), and even grab the third pack of Community Livieries that include five real-life Zakspeed Capri Group 5 designs and the official Project CARS SMS-R livery sported in real-life by the Marc Cars Australia team during the International Endurance Series.
For those unaware, PROJECT CARS ON DEMAND is the program BANDAI NAMCO set up to keep Project CARS up-to-date with content as well as allowing players to pick and choose which cars and tracks they desire. Continual Feature Updates address items identified by the community and introduces new functionality, Free Cars, Community-created Liveries, and a variety of themed Car Packs and Track Expansions.
What do you think of this new expansion?