Best Cars in Forza Horizon 3

I adore Forza Horizon 3, despite feeling like it prefers looks over features (much like every Supercar ever. Not complaining, though), especially its massive collection of cars. Now that Forza Motorsport 7 is out, and there is probably no more DLC coming to this game, I think it's about time we settle the debate: which car is the best out of them all? I'm talking about performance and how easily they can be driven.

The Top Ten

1 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder

In this game, the 918 is a car that players were able to get via Forzathon events. When stock, this German hypercar is already a beast. However, if you upgrade it fully, you also fully unlock its potential. In my opinion, this is one of the best, if not THE best car for the Goliath circuit. It's crazy fast, handles well at most speeds, has awesome brakes, and a greatly satisfying launch. I almost want to call this car a hack that isn't a hack, because during any race, even on max difficulty, the only other cars you'd be worried about are other 918's. - Livirus


2 2015 Koenigsegg One:1

In my opinion one of the most bad ass cars in the game (/in the world), the One:1 is a crazy beast! It can be upgraded to X-class easily, and when you do, you will not regret it. From my experience, this is one of the smoothest cars in the world. Even at top speed, this car still produces enough down force to take most corners flat-out! When I first drove this car during a Bucket list challenge, I was mind blown by its power, and still am. At the time of writing this, this very car actually beat my 918 in scoring the highest skill chain, which is funny, since Koenigsegg's badge is currently on the fastest production car in the world (again, at the time of typing this. Hennessey's F5's top speed was only claimed at this time, not tested). - Livirus

3 2003 Nissan Fairlady Z

If you didn't expect this one, I don't blame ya. From my experience, this is quite an underrated car. I think this is one of those cars that's good for almost any type of racing. I can see this with an off-road set, rallycross set, AND track race set. Sure, it's not too impressive when stock, and a lot of people think it's an ugly car, but when I fitted it with some rally upgrades, I was blown away by how quick it was. I've won more Online events with my rally-built 350Z than any other car in my garage, and I'm not just talking about races. The only reason that I didn't put this car at the top was because it was a bit too fast at times during a rally race, and I've spun it a few times before. - Livirus

4 2554 AMG Transport Dynamics M12S "Warthog"

Simply dubbed the "Warthog", this fictional off-road car, which is actually from a wholly different video game, called Halo, might not have the performance as most other cars on this list, but that's because this car doesn't belong on asphalt. It's not listed as "Extreme Off-road" for nothing, after all, and I must say, this car is almost perfect for cross country racing. You see, this car is not all, but that's actually exactly what you want when you're literally digging your route through an unprepared wasteland, or a piece of land full of crops to run over. I remember my first ever Online championship, and it was mostly off-road based. The final race was with this car, and let me tell you, I skyrocketed to the top! The Warthog is like a lawnmower for skill chains on certain routes. - Livirus

5 2000 Nissan Silvia Spec-R

Oh man, the S15. One of my favorite JDM cars ever. If you're looking for a car with lots of options for its physical appearance, the S15 is one of the best choices in the game. It's almost got Need for Speed levels of customization, and the best part is that it's not even that expensive. Even better, you can pick this car as your first officially owned vehicle at the beginning of the game, after you get to drive the amazing Lamborghini Centenario for your then second time ever. Did I mention how good this car looks with a body kit slapped on? - Livirus

6 2015 Ultima Evolution Coupe 1020

The thing that puts this car on the list is one simple factor: it's incredibly cheap for its class. Its performance rivals that of most hypercars in the game, yet its one of the cheapest high-performing cars in the game, starting at only 130k. Alternatively, because this is a DLC car, you could buy the Ultima 720 GTR, though you'll get less for more: it performs a little less good than the 1020, and costs 20k more. But hey, at least there's not a paywall for that car. - Livirus

7 2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec II

How could I not? Even if it's just outside the top 5, the R34 deserves a spot on this list. Not only is it a legend among JDM cars, but it's also, when fitted with the right upgrades, fast, smooth, and good-looking. - Livirus

8 1970 AMC Rebel "The Machine"

To put it in short: this is an amazing rally car, but it's also one of those cars that you shouldn't max out, unless you want an undriveable vehicle. - Livirus

9 2014 Ferrari FXX K

This track toy is what you would expect from this legendary Italian brand. It's looks are dazzling, and it's smooth like butter. The only downsides of this car, which are the reasons why I put it so low on the list, are the speed and the price. This car ranks the highest of any other car in the game on the autoshow (stock), but for that, you get rather underwhelming speed, and 2.7 million credits of your in-game account. The thing about the speed, though, is the simple fact that this car was built for the opposite reasons as the Bugatti Veyron. The Ferrari can take corners much quicker, due to its, for its class, slowness, whereas the Veyron can barely take a corner at half the pace of it. - Livirus

Good for rivals

10 1972 Reliant Supervan III

Probably the worst car in the game for a serious race, but that's not why it's on the list. It's because this car is a mix of stupid and endlessly amusing. Seriously, I once had a duel with a guy driving an Ultima 1020, on sand, and it was the best time of my life. Partially because my opponent knew exactly what I was doing, and intentionally slowed down to give me a push every now and then. - Livirus

I won thousands of races with this car. It is a unbelievable steal from the action house. I have at least fifty of them with different tunes even pros use this car.

Want it in the list

I also won many races with stock against x tier cars. My garage has probably 200 and they sell for 20 mil on a bad day. The other people don’t know what they are thinking about

The Contenders

11 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari
12 Audi R8 V10 Plus

It is actually a very good car

Awesome car overall.

Just an amazing car overal

13 Jaguar D-Type

Its one of the free roam fun cars for multiplayer as it's the fastest car on the game (when upgraded to S2).
With speed up to 300 mph.

14 M4 Horizon Edition

You've gotta love the speed of this thing. The paint job on this thing is awesome as well.

15 2010 Lamborghini Murcielago

The liberty walk kit makes the acceleration so god

16 Lamborghini Centenario

The car cover is #1 on the game

It is a really cool 🚙 car

17 Lamborghini Urus

It is so god

18 Porsche 918 Spyder

This car was able to be obtained by forzathon challenges. Even at its stock setting it is arguably the most powerful Car in the game and Can be upgraded to X class easily even at its current price of around 1.9 million credits it is worth it It can easily beat the centanario and any car on this list if upgraded correctly

19 Pagani Zonda Cinque
20 Pagani Zonda R


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