What is the best Hot Wheels car in Forza Horizon 5?

There are some stunning cars in the latest expansion of Forza Horizon 5 (Image via Xbox)

Hot Wheels is the first major expansion to Forza Horizon 5 and includes new content such as a brand new track, story content and other additions for players to enjoy. While there’s no shortage of cars in the latest expansion, the Bad to the Blade 2012 model is ahead of the pack, and players can read on to find out why.

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Forza Horizon 5 is one of the best additions to the racing game genre of late. The latest installment in the series takes players to Mexico, where they can race through an open world in picturesque locations. There are plenty of events to participate in and cars to win.

With the Hot Wheels expansion, the list of activities is expanded to provide more to the players. 10 cars have become part of the new content, and here are all the details on the best of the lot.

Forza Horizon 5’s Hot Wheels Expansion Recreates Many Childhood Dreams

The Hot Wheels expansion perfectly recreated the metal cars that became popular as toys and lifted the brand to prominence. 10 selected cars can be unlocked by getting the expansion. While there are some solid options to choose from, the Bad to the Blade 2012 model is the one to have.

The classic from the toy line has great all round features, making it a great choice for the Hot Wheels park and on normal roads. Ranked S2, Bad to the Blade is pretty well rounded in terms of its capabilities.

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There are certain advantages to the car that make it shine. It is extremely easy to drive and has great handling, making it effective to drive even for beginners.

Acceleration is quite snappy, which goes well with the ability to ride consistently at top speeds. Using the boosts in races allows the driver to leave the competition behind and win races.

Tuning is an essential part of Forza Horizon 5 to enable the various vehicles to reach their potential. Bad to the Blade 2012 has extensive customization options that allow players to set up their cars the way they want. The car can be tuned to get an X rank that allows a player to use it in all races outside the Hot Wheels park.

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Overall, fans have mostly enjoyed the new content so far, which also includes a huge themed track where they can race against each other or the AI.

The track is typical of the brand and presents several hazards along its path. Racers will have to get up to drive a race through it and win. There is also a brand new story, divided into five parts, allowing the players to enjoy a new story.

The Hot Wheels expansion is available as standalone DLC. Alternatively, players can get it for free with Forza Horizon 5’s Premium Edition, Premium Add-ons Bundle, and Expansion Bundle.

Edited by Sandeep Banerjee
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