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Description

In the sequel to Test Drive, you can play against the time or the computer. Choose between a Ferrari F-40 and a Porsche 959, and take on your opponent, who is in the other car. There is also traffic to avoid.

Each stage has a different setting, including forests and mountains, with a wide range of hazards to dodge. The game is designed to allow for scenario disks. To finish a stage, you must stop at the gas station by yourself, which allows you to refuel.

Screenshots

The Duel: Test Drive II ZX Spectrum Hit the back of the car
The Duel: Test Drive II DOS In the road !
The Duel: Test Drive II Commodore 64 A race in progress
The Duel: Test Drive II DOS Inside a tunnel.

Alternate Titles

  • "试验驾驶2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Test Drive 2" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

A rare example of a good sequel DOS 5u3 (197)
Not a good game! But still better than it's prequel! DOS Jim Fun (222)

Critic Reviews

ST Action Atari ST Jan, 1993 91 out of 100 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Jul, 1989 885 out of 1000 88
Computer and Video Games (CVG) DOS Jul, 1989 85 out of 100 85
ST Format Atari ST May, 1991 81 out of 100 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Jul, 1989 800 out of 1000 80
The One Amiga Jun, 1989 78 out of 100 78
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jul, 1989 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Mar, 1991 8.6 out of 12 72
Video Games SNES May, 1993 52 out of 100 52
Video Games Genesis May, 1992 45 out of 100 45

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Trivia

Commodore 64 version

The Commodore 64 version has a better frame rate when played on a Commodore 128, because it switches the processor to 2 MHz mode while the TV's or monitor's electron beam is off-screen. (The VIC chip can't handle a 2 MHz clock frequency, so it would show garbage on the screen.)

Version differences

In the DOS version there are only two cars available; a Ferrari F40 and a Porsche 959. The SNES and Genesis versions also include a Lamborghini Diablo.

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