Mike Stevens | Apr 2, 2011

A new trailer for the upcoming Forza Motorsport 4 has surfaced online. There remains some speculation about its legitimacy - it's still April Fools' Day in the US - but if it's not the real deal, it's a well-executed prank.

According to the clip, which is understood to be for "internal use only," players can look forward to compatibility with Microsoft's Kinect system - allowing gamers to control their vehicle and other functions by making specific gestures in the air.

More than 80 manufacturers will feature in the new title, along with five new locations and the capacity for up to 16 live players in one race.

An online 'car club' feature has also been promised, giving players a type of Facebook-like social network within the game itself.

Many of the elements previewed in the new video - such as the Minority Report-like head-up display - have been hinted at in earlier footage, while the Kinect head-tracking function is also known to be among the game's features.

The new trailer promises an October 2011 launch, so real or not, we should know more in the coming months.

Cheers to Shane for the tip!

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