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Description

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.

Screenshots

Test Drive 5 Windows Russian police, tough but fair.
Test Drive 5 Windows Shelby Cobra in Honolulu
Test Drive 5 Windows In-game music by the following bands...
Test Drive 5 Windows The Dodge Viper GTS.R on the Munich track. Possibly the best car in the game on what is quite possibly the fastest stretch of road in the game.

Promo Images

Test Drive 5 Screenshot
Test Drive 5 Screenshot
Test Drive 5 Logo
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 (9114)
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 (1038)

Critic Reviews

Mega Fun PlayStation Nov, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Power Unlimited PlayStation Nov, 1998 8.3 out of 10 83
Freak PlayStation Jan, 1999 80 out of 100 80
IGN PlayStation Oct 08, 1998 7.5 out of 10 75
Power Play Windows Jan, 1999 74 out of 100 74
Secret Service / New S Service Windows Jan, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Attack Games Windows Feb, 1999 7 out of 10 70
CyberGames PlayStation Nov 03, 1998 7 out of 10 70
Gamezilla Windows May 17, 1999 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot PlayStation Nov 03, 1998 6.3 out of 10 63

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Trivia

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 (9114) and Adam Baratz (1484)
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