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DIRT 5 Car Classes Revealed - Rock Bouncers, Sprint Cars, Super Lites & More

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DIRT 5 Car Classes Revealed - Rock Bouncers, Sprint Cars, Super Lites & More

Codemasters and Deep Silver have shared an overview of the incredible machines of DIRT 5, highlighting the game’s huge range of vehicle classes. This all-encompassing selection will ensure drivers are well equipped to tear through corners, regardless of the treacherous terrain and dynamic extreme elements testing their skills.

The team plans on revealing all of the cars in DIRT 5 prior to release, but today is all about the diverse car classes. Check them out below.

  • Cross Raid: Packing strength to conquer tough terrain, this class includes the Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 and the Laffite G-Tec X-Road’s video game debut.
  • Rock Bouncer: Huge wheels, mad suspension, a big roll cage. Use this behemoth’s traction, acceleration, and stubbornness to beat all obstacles in extreme events.
  • Rally Cross: These rallycross titans include the likes of the Peugeot 208 WRX and Citroen C3 R5. This class can turn on a dime and go from 0-60 almost as quickly.
  • Formula Off Road: Ideal for Stampede events, this group houses our monstrous WS Auto Racing Mudclaw – a true off-roader with huge ridged tires and incredible power.
  • Classic Rally: Roll back the years with rides like the Fiat 131 Abarth Rally and Porsche 924 GTS Rallye that popularized going flat-out fast on any possible terrain.
  • 80s Rally: We’re combining favorites like the Ford RS200 with incredible newcomers like the Porsche 959 Prodrive Rally Raid for a nod to off-road’s golden age.
  • 90s Rally: Relive a time when off-road truly went mainstream and recreate rivalries with the Subaru Impreza S4 and Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI.
  • Rally GT: These desirable cars are kitted with off-road specs, including the Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT-4 and Porsche 911 R-GT.
  • Sprint: These rides perfectly rip up dirt oval tracks sideways while sporting wheels of all different sizes, huge wings and 900bhp. A unique class for unique racing.
  • Pre Runners: The best road-going SUVs and all-purpose vehicles draped with an off-road kit and souped-up for extreme racing. That’s the Pre-Runners class, featuring incredible race-ready versions of the Aston Martin DBX and more.
  • Super Lites: Have fun taming the eye-watering speed of the Ariel Nomad Tactical, Exomotive Exocet Off-Road, and more in these champions of all-terrain challenges.
  • Unlimited: Jump in the Jimco Unlimited Truck, Brenthel Industries Unlimited Truck and more to take on the most demanding off-road events in the world.

“Variety is a massive part of our vision for DIRT 5, and we’ve made sure that this is represented in the game’s car classes and car roster,” said DIRT 5 Producer Stuart Boyd. “Combine the car classes with our 10 brand new locations, huge slate of event types, and dynamic extreme weather which completely transforms the handling and gameplay feel. The amount of different experiences to drive in just goes off the scale – we can’t wait for you take it all for a spin.

For more details on all of the car classes in DIRT 5, make sure to read the official blog at Codemasters.

DIRT 5 launches on October 9 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC (Steam). More information regarding the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 versions will come at a later date.

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  1. I wonder how the sprint cars compare to the Tony Stewart game.  The Stewart game left something to be desired in terms of gameplay.  
    Whoa! Sprint cars featured in two console games in 2020. I’m impressed and will be very interested to see how they drive in Dirt 5. Curious what real life tracks they will have if any.
    tessl
    I wonder how the sprint cars compare to the Tony Stewart game.* The Stewart game left something to be desired in terms of gameplay.**

    Based on the view videos I've seen it looks like the cars are pretty arcadey. I've also only seen them at one track as well.
    If it's like Forza Horizon but focused on just the racing, not stunt and speed events, buying homes, and finding rare clothes to dress up your avatar, I'm all for it. 

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