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TEST DRIVE: DRIVE FIVE OF THE
WORLD'S MOST EXOTIC CARS
If you've ever wondered what it would be
like to experience the power and perfor-
mance of the world's most exclusive cars,
wonder no more. Accolade's Test Drive puts
you behind the wheel of five exeptional
automobiles in a driving simulation that is
guaranteed to ignite your adrenaline.
is your heart strapped in? Good. Hit warp
speed in a Ferrari Testarossa, blow the doors
off with a Lotus Turbo Esprit, corner until
the tyres scream in a Porsche 911 Turbo,
bring your oil to a boil in a Lamborghini
Countach and dust the fuzz in a Corvette.
Test Drive's authentic graphics, sterling
sound and lifelike animation allow you to
sense the awesome characteristics of each
machine. They handle like the real thing.
They brake like the real thing. They move
like the real thing. In fact, Test Drive is so
realistic you'll swear the G-Force has pinned
you to your seat. Accolade's Test Drive.
Welcome to life in the fast lane.


TEST DRIVE

1. Power up your C64.
2. Insert the joystick into port 2
3. Insert cassette, label side up and rewind
4. Hold SHIFT press RUN/STOP key and then press PLAY on datacette.

The Game
Your lifelong quest has been to drive one of the worlds most exotic sports cars. Now's your chance.
you just made your first million going public with your software company.

you eagerly drive down the local dealership. The salesman smells money and offers to let you take out wathever is in their lot for a TEST DRIVE.

You look around; suddenly your jaw is down to your knees. You see five cars. Your heart skip a beat.
You loosen your collar and gasp for some air. "Which one?", you scream to yourself.

Selecting Your Test Drive Car
Press the fire button to cycle past the title screen. You will then see the cars and their respective performance specifications. you can view all five cars by moving joystick up/down. pressing the fire button will select the car you wish to drive.

Driving
You slide in the key. Give it ever so lightly a twist. vroommm! The car roars to life. You nervously put it in gear and slowly let out the clutch. You start out up "The Rock", a long stretch of mountainess road, ideal to put the car through its paces, for the ride of your life.

Driving is not simple task. Potholes, Sunday drivers and water slicks will impede your speed or cause your unfortunate mishaps. Oh, and don't forget about those "Smokies" just waiting for some show-off like you to pass through their "Radar" trap.

Be Cautious, as you have only five chances to reach the "Top of the Rock" . if you have mishap, press the fire button to proceed.

On The Road
In the upper left portion of the winshield, attached to the sun visor, you will see a radar detector. It wokrs and you will need it to avoid that unpleasant feeling of seeing the "red lights" flaching in your rear view mirror. When you approach a "radar trap" , your trusty radar dectector will alert you with "BEEP" and flashing red LEDs. The point that which all the let are lit is when your speed has actually been clocked by the Highway Patrol radar gun.
If your are unfortunate in this respect, you must slow down and obey the Highway Patrolman. If you don't, you might be able to shake him or he will pull in front of you and force you to stop. Be careful, because if you try to pass him, you will rear end him.
Highway Patrolman don't appreciate people damaging their patrol cars much, especially people who drive "fancy cars". Therefore you will go directly to jail. DO NOT PASS GO. Game over, Bud!

Controls
Keyboard
D.............................Toggle display shifter
M.............................Turn on/off music
S..............................Turn on/off sound effects
Cntrl-R......................Restart game
P...............................Pause/continue game
O..............................Optional shift pattern (emulate actual shift pattern with joystick
V..............................Digital display
Joystick
up (forward)..............Rev/accelerate
down (back)..............Brake
up/fire button...........Shift gears
down/fire button.........Downshift
left.....................Steer left
right....................Steer right


Credits
Design and Programming:
Don Mattrick, Mike Benna, Bruce Dawson, Brad Gour, Kevin Pickell, Armory Wong, Rick Friesen

Art: John Boechler, Tony Lee
Sound and Music: Patrick Payne
Producer: Jon Correll
Europak Design: Grappelgroup ltd.