The Stig and the Forza Focus RSThe Stig has been to Germany today, delivering a one-off Ford Focus RS wearing a special Forza livery.

It’s The Official Stig too, with full BBC Top Gear approval. But why?

To celebrate Top Gear’s debut in the forthcoming new Forza Motorsport 6 game, that’s why: it has just been announced at a special Microsoft event ahead of the 2015 Gamescom event in Cologne.

The special Ford livery worn by the Focus RS has been created by the Forza community. The one-off design was the winning design from a competition for players of the Forza Horizon 2 open-world racing game, says Ford.

Ford GT first drive review: coming soon

It’s not the only Ford that’s going to feature in the Xbox one game, either: Ford’s also helped Microsoft include the Ford GT supercar in the rides list.

Indeed, it’s the Ford GT that will be featured on the box and packaging of Forza Motorsport 6.

This means that it’s actually going to be the gamers that will get the first drive review of the new Ford GT that will also be showcased at Gamescom, said Dan Greenawalt from Turn 10 Studios, the game’s creators.

Watch out for more news from the event tonight. Because, judging by the Forza Motorsport 6, there’s plenty to look forward to already: the new Top Gear connection will only further add to the excitement.

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