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Dallara FX/17 0.1

Fictional lightweight track-day car designed for Assetto Corsa.

  1. garyjpaterson
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    Dallara-BMW FX/17

    Fictional car designed and built from scratch for Assetto Corsa by Gary Paterson.

    3D Model: @garyjpaterson
    Physics: @garyjpaterson
    Sounds: @Modek

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    I can barely believe it, but finally after almost 16 months of messing about with AC Modding, I’ve finally call myself ‘a modder’! :D

    It’s not perfect, and from what I gather it’s certainly not everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s my creation and I’m proud to release it into the world after just under 4 months since its creation (feels like much longer). There are issues (a little bit twitchy to drive at times, model lacks detail in some areas and too much in others…), but I think it’s not too bad for a first release.
    (And let’s face it, it’s fictitious and designed by me, so I can’t exactly be wrong now, can I? :p)

    I won’t go into too much detail about what this car is and isn’t, I’ll let you discover that in your own time – but feel free to check out the description in-game or the information files in the download if you want to learn more about the car.

    Finally, I want to make clear, the main objective of this project is for pure enjoyment – I’ve certainly enjoyed (almost) all of the development process, and if just one person enjoys driving it then I consider it a success.

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    Special thanks to the great community here at RaceDepartment (the "What Are You Working On?" Thread :D) – all positive messages, constructive feedback and great advice from experienced members was greatly appreciated and kept me motivated.
    Also cheers to those helped with testing duties and offered their time and opinions to help improve the final product, your assistance has been invaluable!

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    • Gearshift Animations (first attempt was crashing the game)
    • LOD C and D (Only a LOD B for now, so performance with multiple AI isn’t perfect)
    • New skins/liveries (if anyone is able to make some cool skins, I can include them in future updates – sorry for the bad template!)
    • Tyre texture (will come when I make the Transit S2 tyres – same texture)
    • Visual Damage/Dirt implementation
    • Static Windscreen/Interior Reflection
    • Potentially a new wheel (rim) model to replace the generic ones I have now?
    • Maybe some tyre physics tweaking (specifically thermals)
    • More optimisation (textures)
    Enjoy!

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    See full progress album from start to finish here: http://imgur.com/a/q3bSU
    Mike V., MajkiMajk, bk81 and 26 others like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. tdumod
    tdumod
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    good
  2. Mascot
    Mascot
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Superb work. It's amazing in VR. Be prepared for lots of sideways action. Love the animated air brake too.
  3. MajkiMajk
    MajkiMajk
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Awesome ;-) big thx
  4. Sharpy Bonfire
    Sharpy Bonfire
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Amazing work! Real fun to drive, just tricky enough to feel you are most of the time on the edge. Just fantastic!

    https://youtu.be/HZlJHPJbpCU
  5. Sean Armstrong
    Sean Armstrong
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    This fictional car is so sweet. It is becoming one of my favorite cars in the game, partly because it is so out there in styling, and also because it is a pleasure to drive. I hope you make more fictional cars in the future, I would love to see what else you could come up with. This car deserves to exist in the real world.
  6. Marc Boer
    Marc Boer
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Excellent piece of work. I love the fact your fantasy leads to a gorgeous new design as well as your pride does not make the car perform beyond reasonable limits. Great piece of scifi!!
  7. Pipero
    Pipero
    4/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Hello, I wanted to say that I think it is an exellent job and it is very entertaining and well done, but I have a problem with the sound in the game, I did not study the car engine, I wanted to know if there was any solution or help. Thank you
    1. garyjpaterson
      Author's Response
      Please go into more detail in the support thread for this car, as you didn't state what you're problems were.

      The sounds are fine for me and everyone else, so you will need to let me know what the issue is.
  8. Shenmue_X
    Shenmue_X
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Here is a masterpiece of modding! Badass cockpit and a a real joy to drive. As possible improvement, I think the cockpit glass might give more reflection but I don't know if it's inherent with the Kunos' engine.
  9. TheSourceOfTheNile
    TheSourceOfTheNile
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    I love these fictional cars in AC! Fantastic work on the design!
  10. Niclas Helbig
    Niclas Helbig
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Nice one!
  11. welshyzxr
    welshyzxr
    4/5,
    Version: 0.1
    love this car
    1. garyjpaterson
      Author's Response
      Glad to hear it. What would make you love it more, enough for 5 stars? :)
  12. matarazzi22
    matarazzi22
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    brilliant car
    looks great, sounds great and drives great
  13. Mattcwell
    Mattcwell
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    I was skeptical about this car when I downloaded it, even with all the reviews here. Just took it for a spin around the ring in VR, and I can't tell you how fun it was. Like others have mentioned, it's hard to believe this is your first mod. Incredible work!! One of my new favorites.
  14. DanTDBV
    DanTDBV
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    I finally had time to give this little beauty some spins.

    What a fun ride. I tried it out on my first very much rubbish version of Nisseringen and what a joy.
    Now I will step up the speed on that project. I want to try the car there.

    I have to agree with the sound being painfull, at very high revs. I felt it at Highlands. Normally I run AC with a system volumen at 40, here I had to turn it down to 30.

    A very great piece of work Gary.

    I look forward to your next release.
  15. Phoenix77
    Phoenix77
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Stellar work Gary... There's no way this is a 0.1...
    Unless you plan on giving it guns and making it fly! lol
    Congratulations, a job done extremely well!
  16. sony.400
    sony.400
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    The attention to detail on this vehicle.....oh my god,i felt like i was driving the future :).It was so realistic.Thank you Garyjpaterson,live long and prosper!
  17. Rodney Loyd
    Rodney Loyd
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Thank you! Love your passion and congrats on your first car.
  18. Ben O'Bro
    Ben O'Bro
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    Long-awaited Dallara! Followed the development and was looking forward to try it. It's nice to finally sit inside. And what a great result! Sound, handling and attention to detail, great product you made! Congrats
    I also think it's way passed the "0.1" version ;)
  19. DreadNaughT
    DreadNaughT
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1
    been downloading mods for AC since release ...by far this is the best mod to pop up here , but one thing bugs me is why would you not give it an original name ?
  20. Haszi
    Haszi
    5/5,
    Version: 0.1