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Released today is Car Mechanic Simulator 2021, the latest in the series from developer Red Dot Games that asks you to fix up old cars and customize new ones to make them look and perform at their very best. The ultimate aim, as well as to teach hapless mechanics how cars fit together, is to establish a thriving business in car repair, maintenance, and renovation, ideally while crafting your own pride and joy from spare parts in the barn at the back.
CMS 21 comes with 72 cars and more than 4,000 unique car parts. Given that CMS 18 has close to 20 DLC packs, many of them focused on brands such as Porsche, Jeep, Chrysler and Ford, car mechanic fans can expect to see many more vehicles and parts added to the game in the months and years ahead. Indeed, Nissan and Electric Car-themed DLC packs are already available for Car Mechanic Simulator 2021.
As well as returning features such as repairs, tune-ups and paint jobs, the car auction house, junkyard, story missions and time trial race track have also made it back. New to Mechanic Simulator 2021 are car fluids, car washing, paintable car parts, salvage auctions, new minigames and a brake lathe tool. We have no idea what a brake lathe tool is, but we are looking forward to climbing into our greasy coveralls and finding out.
Car Mechanic Simulator 2021 follows on from the multi-million selling 2015, 2018 and VR editions, in between which there have been countless spinoffs, such as Mech Mechanic Simulator (yes, mechs), Tank Mechanic Simulator and, er, Drug Dealer Simulator. A mashup of Car Mechanic and Drug Dealer simulators, where you get to hide illicit substances in the wheel arches of expensive sports cars, can’t be far off. When we hear about Drug Dealing Car Mechanic Simulator 2022 we’ll let you know.
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