Test Drive Unlimited 2: First Screen Shots

We've got some lovely screen shots Test Drive Unlimited 2. The follow-up to the original has, you guessed it, faster cars, better graphics and more ways to simulate the digital lifestyle of an auto journalist.

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Racing cars you don't own from exotic place to exotic place and occasionally living a lifestyle you could never even pretend to afford in real life is the job description of your average auto journalist. Now you can play one in a video game. Careful though, as over time you'll get more and more jaded until you wake up one morning and find yourself complaining about the quality of stitching on the center armrest of a Gumpert Apollo. If you're up to the task though, here's a quick video showing off what you can expect from Atari's upcoming game:

We have to take a moment to mention something we found amusing with regard to the Dodge Charger SRT8 in mid air. At the 2008 Chicago Auto Show we pointed out a heavily photoshopped Challenger in a strikingly similar press release image and got a heavyweight earful from Chrysler PR. Now it seems Atari has copied the pose in digital space, a much more believable scenario.
[Source: Atari]