Test Drive Off-Road

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Test Drive Off-Road
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Developer(s) Elite Systems (PC)
Electronic Arts (PS)
Publisher(s) NA Accolade
EU Eidos Interactive
JP Coconuts Japan
Series Test Drive
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Release date(s) Microsoft Windows
  • NA February, 1997
NA 19970228February 28, 1997
EU 199707July 1997
JP 19970731July 31, 1997
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Test Drive Off-Road is a racing game in 1997. It is the first entry in the Test Drive Off-Road series of video games.

Bob Fitzgerald provides the voice as the announcer.


Game Modes[edit]

Practice Race: It allows the player to choose any vehicle or course to race in.

Mixed League: It consists of 6 cup tournaments on which the player can choose any vehicle to be raced.

Class League: Every player has the same vehicle brand in all races. Unlockable/bonus vehicles cannot be used here.

Selectable vehicle brands include Hummer, Jeep, Land Rover, and Chevrolet.


1. Country Road

2. Jump Jet

3. Sand Speedway

4. Ridge Runner

5. Devil's Elbow

6. Winter Wonderland

7. Dirt Dash

8. Pharaoh's Curse

9. Sand Trap

10. Under Construction

11. Snowball Express

12. Pipeline Way


Jeep Wrangler

Hummer H1

Land Rover Defender '90

Chevrolet K-1500 Z71

Unlockable/Bonus Vehicles[edit]

Stock car

Hot rod

Monster truck

4x4 Buggy

If the player's vehicle crashed, damage and dents would show on the vehicle. If the player flipped over, their vehicle would soon be "dropped" in the center of the road. All checkpoints must be driven through before finishing the race. There are always three CPU players to challenge in Single-player mode.


Test Drive Off-Road has a total of twelve songs, six of which are by the band "Gravity Kills".

1. "Blame"- Gravity Kills

2. "Enough"- Gravity Kills

3. "Guilty"- Gravity Kills

4. "Blame (Instrumental)"- Gravity Kills

5. "Enough (Instrumental)"- Gravity Kills

6. "Guilty (Instrumental)"- Gravity Kills

7. "Thunder"- WCW Thunder[2][3]

8. Soundtrack 8 - James Muggeridge

9. Soundtrack 9 - James Muggeridge

10. Soundtrack 10 - James Muggeridge

11. Soundtrack 11 - James Muggeridge

12. Soundtrack 12 - James Muggeridge

  • Songs 8-12 were labeled as "Untitled".


GameSpot said for the PlayStation version, "Test Drive: Off Road is an acceptable entry in the suddenly crowded field of off-road racing games." GameSpot also rated the game 6.0 (fair). GameSpot said for the PC version, "Test Drive: Off Road is pure arcade action." GameSpot also rated the game 6.3 (fair).[4]


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