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In this installment of the Test Drive series, you get to burn rubber in 28 vehicles from both recent and classic eras, including the classic Ford Mustang, Aston Martin Vantage, and more. You will be doing some wild jumps and having some big contact in these.

Race against other cars in 17 locations ranging from Russia to Hawaii. To further challenge you, they include shortcuts and alternate pathways, as well as police, variable weather effects and civilian cars. A heavy rock soundtrack spurs you on.


Test Drive 5 Windows Some are cool... and yellow. 'Behold! The Mighty Maul!' (sic)
Test Drive 5 Windows Some of the unlockable cars are pretty funny. Take, for instance, the Pitbull Special.
Test Drive 5 Windows Jaguar XJR on the Italy track
Test Drive 5 Windows The game includes Cop Chase.You job is to stop racing cars.

Promo Images

Test Drive 5 Screenshot
Test Drive 5 Screenshot
Test Drive 5 Screenshot
Test Drive 5 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "试验驾驶5" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

All gloss and no guts makes TD5 a dull boy. Windows Trixter (9126)
A fun racing game for windows or playstation, race with a new sports car or an old muscle car. Windows Jon Buder (9)
Pitbull Syndicate makes another Horrible Test Drive! PlayStation TigerFury007 (1041)

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla PlayStation 1998 89 out of 100 89
Power Unlimited PlayStation Nov, 1998 8.3 out of 10 83
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1998 81 out of 100 81
PC Gamer Windows Mar, 1999 81 out of 100 81
IGN Windows Dec 01, 1998 7.8 out of 10 78
Power Play Windows Jan, 1999 74 out of 100 74
PC Joker Windows Jan, 1999 72 out of 100 72
Gamezilla Windows May 17, 1999 69 out of 100 69
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 15, 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 1999 58 out of 100 58


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Bug: The addition of environment mapping is a nice touch, but it shows up on the interior of the Aston Martin--even the driver! I never knew drivers were so shiny...

The game, even the final released "CD-ROM Classics" version, has many bugs. The game does not exit, for one... you need to alt-tab away from it, then kill it.

The game soundtrack features singles from Fear Factory, Gravity Kills, Junkie XL, KMFDM, and Pitchshifter.

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Contributed to by Trixter (9126) and Adam Baratz (1484)