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Test Drive (Commodore 64)

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This mix of racing simulation and arcade game consists of driving a choice of 5 sports cars on a mountain strip at the fastest speed possible without getting caught by the cops. To avoid them, use your radar detector -- or just try to outrun them if they spot you. Manual stickshift only, so make sure you don't redline or you'll blow your engine.


Test Drive Commodore 64 Countach
Test Drive Commodore 64 Getting pulled over by the fuzz.
Test Drive Commodore 64 Racing along the cliff...
Test Drive Commodore 64 The Lamborghini

Alternate Titles

  • "试验驾驶" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

The Best Commodore 64 Driving Game DreamArcades (6) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Mar, 1988 815 out of 1000 82
The Games Machine (UK) Mar, 1988 72 out of 100 72
All Game Guide 1998 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Zzap! Mar, 1988 46 out of 100 46
Power Play Dec, 1987 3.5 out of 10 35


Topic # Posts Last Post
Version 1.1 broken on DOSBox? 5 Daniel Saner (2473)
Oct 28, 2012
Weird screenshots on the cover art 3 Daniel Saner (2473)
Dec 01, 2011
the father of the 90's racing games¿? 5 Игги Друге (43760)
Jul 27, 2008


Commercial success

The game was awarded with an American Software Publishers Association's Gold Award for selling more than 100,000 units.


  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)

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