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Project CARS is currently in development and is targeted for a Q2 2014 release on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Wii U. Since it is still in early alpha, many content deals are yet to be done, so there are placeholder names for many tracks and cars. Some are fictional, such as the Shifter Kart 01 and Formula B.

Project CARS is the first game to use Slightly Mad Studio's (SMS) new crowd-sourced funding project named WMD portal (World of Mass Development). Interested customers can purchase one of six different levels of membership at this point in development, ranging from "junior member" for 10 €, all the way up to "Senior Manager" for 25000 €. The amount of access gamers have to the game's development depends on what membership they purchased, so junior members get monthly builds and can post in the forums, but can't create new threads. The next level up, Team Member, can play weekly builds of the game and start threads in the forums. The top level of membership allows members to attend development meetings, play every build of the game, and are granted a dedicated sub forum. Funding for the game has reached its target of 3,750,000 € and therefore has been closed.

The following features are planned to be in the final release of the game:

Features

  • Career Structure
  • Cloud-Based Social Network
  • Complete Day/Night Time Cycle
  • Co-op Career
  • Dedicated Servers and Matchmaking
  • Driving School
  • Dynamic Weather
  • Free Practice and Time Trial Modes
  • Full Race Weekend Format (practice, qualify, warmup, race)
  • Ghost Racing
  • Helmet Camera with head lean and look to apex
  • Living Tracks, which include track rubbering, drying of wet racing lines, and buildup of marbles
  • Pit2Car Radio Communication
  • Pit Stops
  • Portable/Mobile Apps
  • Reflective Windshield with Progressive Dirt
  • Safety Car
  • Telemetry Acquisition
  • Tire Deformation, including flat spots and punctures
  • TrackIR Support
  • Web Leaderboards
  • Wind and Ambient/Track Temperature, which will affect driving

The following cars and tracks appear in build 346:

Cars

  • Aerial Atom 3 - 2011
  • Aerial Atom 500 V8 - 2011
  • Aerial Atom Mugen - 2011
  • Asano LM11 TDX (Audi R18) - 2011
  • Asano X4 Touring (Audi DTM) - 2011
  • BAC Mono - 2011
  • BMW M1 Procar - 1981
  • BMW Z4 GT3 - 2012
  • Caper Stock Car - 1990
  • Caterham Classic
  • Caterham SP300.R
  • Caterham Superlight R500
  • Ford Capri (Group 5 - Team Zakspeed) - 1980
  • Formula A (Generic Formula 1) - 2011
  • Formula B - 2011
  • Formula Rookie (Formula Ford) - 2012
  • Gumpert Apollo Sport - 2011
  • Lotus 49 & 49C - 1967
  • Lotus 78 - 1977
  • Lotus 98T - 1986
  • Pagani Huayra
  • Pagani Zonda R
  • Palmer Jaguar - 2011
  • Racer L4-RS (Radical)
  • Racer V8-RS (Radical)
  • Shifter Kart 125cc
  • Shifter Kart 250cc "SuperKart"

Tracks

Road Courses

  • Anhalt (Oschersleben)
  • Azure Circuit (Monaco)
  • Azure Coast (Country Road)
  • Connecticut Hill (Watkins Glenn)
  • Badenring (Hockenheim)
  • Bathurst (Mount Panorama)
  • Belgian Forest Circuit (Spa Francorchamps)
  • Besos (Catalunya)
  • Bologna (Imola)
  • California Highway (Country Road)
  • California Raceway (Willow Springs Raceway)
  • Derby (Donington Park)
  • Eifelwald (Nürburgring Nordschleife & GP)
  • Florence (Mugello)
  • Heusden (Circuit Zolder)
  • Jin Ding (Zhuhai)
  • Lakeville Raceway GP (Infineon/Sonoma Raceway)
  • Loire 24 (Circuit de la Sarthe)
  • Loire National (Bugatti Circuit)
  • Milan (Monza)
  • Monterey (Laguna Seca)
  • Moravia (Brno Circuit)
  • Northampton (Silverstone)
  • Sakitto (Suzuka)
  • Test Track
  • Wisconsin Raceway (Road America)

Ovals

  • Delaware (Dover)
  • Harrison Pike Raceway (Inspired by Indianapolis with Fictional Infield)
  • Henrico (Richmond)
  • Memphis (Bristol)
  • Volusia (Daytona)

Kart Courses

  • Chesterfield
  • Glencairn
  • Summerton

Upcoming Cars and Tracks

Announced upcoming content includes:

Cars

  • BMW 1M Coupe - 2012
  • BMW 320 Turbo Group 5 - 1978
  • BMW 328 Touring Coupe - 1940
  • BMW BTCC 3-Series - 2012
  • BMW F1.08 - 2008
  • BMW M3 E92 GT - 2012
  • BMW M3 Group A Touring Car - 1991
  • BMW V12 LMR - 1999
  • Ford Escort RS1600 - 1972
  • Ford Falcon SG (Australian V8 Supercar of the Future) - 2013
  • Ford Focus ST - 2012
  • Ford Focus ST (BTCC) - 2012
  • Ford Fusion NASCAR Stock Car - 2012
  • Ford MK I (1967)
  • Ford Mustang Cobra (SCCA Trans-Am) - 1997
  • Ford Shelby GT500 - 2013
  • Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth Group A - 1988
  • Formula Gulf 1000 - 2012
  • Ginetta G40 Junior
  • Ginetta G50
  • Ginetta G55 GT3
  • Lotus 25 - 1962
  • Lotus 38 - 1965
  • Lotus 40 - 1965
  • Lotus 51 - 1967
  • Lotus 56 - 1968
  • Lotus 72 - 1970
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI Tommi Mäkinen Edition
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 360
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X FQ 400
  • Pagani Zonda Cinque
  • RUF CTR "Yellowbird" - 1987
  • RUF CTR 3 - 2012
  • RUF RGT-8 - 2012
  • RUF Rt 12R - 2012

Tracks

  • Brands Hatch
  • Cadwell Park
  • Historic Belgian Forest Circuit (Historic Spa Francorchamps)
  • Milan Oval (Monza Oval)
  • Oulton Park
  • Snetterton
  • Solitude Rennstreck

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