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Welcome to the Top Drives 18.0 Update Patch Notes! 

We’re adding new cars, a new Collection Series, updated car photos and more. Read on to find out all about it.


New Cars - Learn the Savannah Way

For this update, a host of cars hailing from Australia join the race, including cars from Holden, Ford, and Chrysler! Here are just a few of our favourites:

Built to celebrate HSV's 20th birthday, the HSV W427 boasts the largest ever production engine given to an Aussie production car - a mighty 503bhp 7.0-litre LS7 unit shared with the hardcore C6 Z06 Corvette. 

Powered by a 4.0-litre inline-six turbo engine with precise handling, this Ultra Rare is capable of holding its own against rivals from the US and European. 

This large luxury saloon packs a V8 engine with strong handling, making it a strong performer on standard tyres. 

A classic 70s design - the Monaro GTS has strong handling for Commons. 

Also, be sure to check out the car correction and RQ change list here. You’ll also be able to find the full list of new cars here once the update releases, so be sure to check back!

Updated Car Photos

Over the years, we’ve added thousands of new cars to Top Drives, each with their own in-game photo. Licensing photos for the game is a long process that we often don’t have complete control over - meaning sometimes we don’t have a great amount of choice in the photos we use to represent certain cars. In spite of that, for 18.0, we’ve looked at your votes on topdrives.club and focused on improving some of your worst rated photos. We are introducing a host of photo changes and improvements for these existing cars - some are minor changes like recrops, while others are brand new photos! There are too many changes to list here, but here are a few examples:

Collection Series - Loves Me, Loves Me Not

Support and art for the next collection series, Loves Me, Loves Me Not.

First-Time User Experience Changes

We’ve made a few changes to the first-time user experience to make the campaign a little easier for new players. The packs that players will earn now have different drops:

Starter Pack:

  • Smart Brabus Roadster 2005

  • Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 1977

  • Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-EX (C210) 1977

  • Cadillac Eldorado

  • Mini Cooper S 1965

Convertible Pack:

  • Vauxhall/Opel Tigra TwinTop 2004

  • Mercedes-Benz 280 GE

  • Nissan Datsun Sports 2000

  • Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV 1967

  • Chrysler TC by Maserati

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a camera issue on the Santa Monica Slalom track

  • Fixed an issue where the bottom UI bar doesn’t display correctly on ultrawide devices

Known Issues

  • The Pontiac Trans Am 35th anniversary name on the card is not correct, it is displayed as “Pontiac Trans Am 3“.

That’s all for now! If you enjoyed the new update, let us know on Discord or social media!

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