Forza Horizon 5 All Convertible Cars – How They Work

If you’re looking to put down the roof of your car and feel the wind in Forza Horizon 5, you can do so thanks to the game’s introduction of convertible cars.

While there aren’t that many of them, they’re still pretty impressive when you press a button and watch it transform. Here is a list of Forza Horizon 5’s convertible cars, their unlock requirements, and costs.

Forza Horizon 5 All Convertible Cars List

There are convertibles besides the ones in this list such as the Honda S2000 and the Mazda MX5’13 that aren’t included on this list. This is because Playground Games have confirmed they aren’t yet working in free roam. Once they are, we’ll be sure to update them.

Ferrari Portofino 2018 - Forza Horizon 5

Ferrari Portofino 2018

An entry level super car that isn’t too heavy on your credits spending, the Ferrari Portofino is a beauty of a sports car with a removable roof that makes you feel the breeze anywhere you go.

Cost: 215,000 CR

Vehicle Type: Super GT

Unlock Requirements: None

McLaren 720S Spider 2019 - Forza Horizon 5

McLaren 720S Spider 2019

A rear-wheel drive vehicle with a convertible roof that has pretty decent racing stats. At 340,000 credits this car provides the best bang for your buck at an affordable cost.

Cost: 340,000 CR

Vehicle Type: Modern Super Car

Unlock Requirements: None

Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster 2009 - Forza Horizon 5

Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster 2009

Despite this race car not being legal to drive on the road, the Pagani Zonda is a racecar with a 6.0L Naturally-Aspirated V12 engine that gives you 739 horsepower which is perfect for racing and enjoying the wind on your face as you move at fast speeds.

Cost: 2,100,000 CR

Vehicle Type: Hyper Car

Unlock Requirements: None

Mercedes-AMG One - Forza Horizon 5
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Mercedes-AMG One

The Mercedes-AMG One technically is not a convertible. But it can change modes by pressing on the left stick. With an 877 HP thanks to its 1.6L Turbocharged Hybrid V6 engine the Mercedes-AMG One is a great vehicle with excellent brakes and a maximum of 350 KPH.

Cost: 2,700,000

Vehicle Type: Hyper Car

Unlock Requirements: None

Of course getting these cars aren’t easy to get. They can be bought at the auto shop for quite a hefty price. The Autoshow is where you can buy cars in Forza Horizon 5.

The Autoshow is at the Horizon Festival Mexico home site, so go there first. After entering the Horizon Festival Garage, select ‘Autoshow’ from the Buy & Sell menu. There you can find all the cars that can be bought with CR for a fixed price. Select LB/RB or use the left stick to scroll through the brands and cars.

How Convertibles Work in Forza Horizon 5

To have the top down or to put it back up on a convertible in Forza Horizon 5, one just has to simply press the left analog stick on your controller. But this will only work if you are not driving or while the car is moving. Once the animation begins, you also could not do anything or move until the sequence to put the top down or back up, is done.

If you drive on a convertible with your top down, you can hear the wind blowing against your ears when you drive. This experience is very immersive and a lot of players are glad that this feature was added on Forza Horizon 5.

However, it should be up to the player’s preference to drive a car with the top down during a race as it can be very distracting for some. It doesn’t really specify whether having the top down can affect you aerodynamically in the game (realistically it should) and whether it will affect the outcome of any race. But we will test this out further and we will update the article if more information will be available.

Here’s a great video by CorreaCars showcasing how these “Animated” convertible tops work in Forza Horizon 5:

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