Forza Motorsport is a racing video game developed by Turn 10 Studios and published by Microsoft for the Xbox gaming system. It was shipped to stores on May 3, 2005. The word Forza is Italian for force or strength. The game is the first installment in the Forza Motorsport series, a series that has continued on Microsoft's current console, the Xbox 360. There are 231 cars in Forza Motorsport ranging from a Honda Civic to supercars such as the Enzo Ferrari and Le Mans race prototypes such as the Audi R8. The cars are separated into 9 classes named D, C, B, A, S, and R (subclasses GT, GTR, and P1) Each class, except class R, has 4 subclasses with 1 being higher and 4 being lower rated. For instance, a D1 would be better than a D3. Upgrading by tuning or buying new parts can move cars...'
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