Gran Turismo

  • Scene from “Gran Turismo 7” trailer

    The first trailer is out for the new “Gran Turismo 7” video game on Sony's new PlayStation 5.

  • Patent drawings for Porsche 917 Tribute concept - Photo credit: German Patent and Trade Mark Office
    Mystery Porsche 917 Tribute patents show new “Gran Turismo Sport” addition

    Patent drawings of what looked like a production version of Porsche's 917 Tribute from 2019 surfaced online last month. The drawings, which were discovered on the German Patent and Trade Mark Office website, quickly led to rumors that Porsche might build a small run for well-heeled track...

  • Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept
    New Mazda RX-Vision GT3 ready to race in the virtual world

    Mazda has revealed a racing version of its stunning RX-Vision concept, but this one is for the virtual world only.

  • Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo is a single-seater from the future

    Lamborghini's Vision Gran Turismo concept packs a hybrid V-12 powertrain that should help the car deliver Formula One-rivaling performance.

  • GR Supra GT Cup one-make race series for 2020 Toyota Supra in 'Gran Turismo Sport'
    Toyota launches Supra one-make racing series for "Gran Turismo Sport"

    Avid gamers and Toyota Supra fans should gear up for a new virtual one-make racing series. Toyota and "Gran Turismo Sport" will launch a global one-make racing series for the Playstation and featuring the 2020 Supra this month. The racing series will take place entirely within the digital realm on...

  • Vazirani Shul concept
    India startup Vazirani unveils Shul supercar concept

    Indian startup Vazirani Automotive used last week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed for the premiere of a wild supercar concept the company hopes to put into production someday. Vazirani is the creation of Indian automotive designer Chunky Vazirani, and its concept is an extended-range electric...

  • Nissan GT Academy

    Nissan is looking for its next generation of fast drivers and will tap the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Manufacturers Series Championship to do so. Not to be confused with the Nissan GT Academy, the Gran Turismo Manufacturers Series Championship will be conducted via the latest PlayStation "Gran Turismo" video game installment, "Gran Turismo Sport." The championship is the first online e-sports racing championship sanctioned by the FIA. ALSO SEE: "Forza Horizon 4" to bring more than 450 cars and a virtual UK to your Xbox Gamers who select Nissan as their manufacturer of choice for the...

  • Toyota GR Supra Racing concept in 'Gran Turismo Sport'
    Drive Toyota's GR Supra Racing concept in “Gran Turismo Sport”

    Toyota's new Supra won't reach showrooms until next year but you can already test the car, or at least a concept of it, in the latest update for the “Gran Turismo Sport” video game on Sony's PlayStation 4. The concept is the GR Supra Racing concept that Toyota rolled out at last month's...

  • Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Audi's PlayStation concept to be turned into reality

    It's been more than four years since the first Vision Gran Turismo concept was rolled out but there's still no end in sight. The cars are the result of a challenge put out by the makers of the “Gran Turismo” video game to see which design team could come up with the best-looking grand...

  • Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo
    Mystery mid-engine Honda revealed as Vision GT concept

    The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that’s been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has been determined. Sadly, the car isn’t a concept previewing a potential S2000 successor, as many had hoped. Rather, it’s Honda’s entry for the...

  • Zagato IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Zagato pays homage to the Iso Rivolta with supercar concept

    Italian design house Zagato used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to unveil its concept developed for the Vision Gran Turismo project, a challenge put out by the makers of the “Gran Turismo” video game in 2013 to automakers and design firms to see who could come up with the best...

  • UK police use "Gran Turismo Sport" for training
    British police are using video games to hone high-speed driving skills

    Perps on the run in the United Kingdom take note: police forces are stepping up their game—literally. The Lincolnshire police force is testing a new way to train officers in high-speed driving and it involves a whole lot of video games. Through a partnership with Sony's PlayStation, four...

  • Jann Mardenborough drives a Nissan GT-R around a racetrack with a video game control

    The latest installment in the iconic "Gran Turismo" video game series, "Gran Turismo Sport," goes on sale next week, but Nissan threw a celebration of its own ahead of the launch. The video game itself may have coined the "Real Driving Simulator" tagline years ago, but Nissan took it to a new level with a GT-R you can operate with a video game controller. That's right. Just like a video game, you can operate the special GT-R, dubbed the GT-R /C, entirely with buttons and joysticks on the Playstation Dualshock controller. But Nissan didn't hand the robotic GT-R /C off to just anyone. None...

  • Peugeot L750 R Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Peugeot reveals L750 R Hybrid racecar for "Gran Turismo Sport"

    The "Gran Turismo" series transcended the digital world after creator Kazunori Yamauchi debuted the Vision Gran Turismo program. The initiative, originally announced in 2013 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the popular racing sim, challenged automakers to create their vision of the ultimate...

  • Mercedes-AMG Vision Gran Turismo in "Justice League"
    Mercedes-AMG Vision Gran Turismo earns starring role in "Justice League" film

    The Mercedes-AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept is ready for the big screen after the brand confirmed it will be featured in the upcoming film, "Justice League." The stunning concept car will star alongside Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, and The Flash, and it will be joined by a handful of...

  • Gran Turismo Sport
    "Gran Turismo Sport" launching on October 17

    The "Gran Turismo" franchise has a history of delays, but the next iteration of the iconic franchise has an official date: "Gran Turismo Sport" is launching on October 17. Last month, Polyphony Digital revealed more details about the game at the E3 video game expo and simply gave the title a fall...

  • Gran Turismo Sport
    November 16 release date rumored for "Gran Turismo Sport"

    After delays from Sony and Polyphony Digital, it seems gamers may finally have a solid release date for "Gran Turismo Sport," the highly anticipated, next installment of the long-running driving simulator. In the July issue of Official Playstation Magazine UK, a November 16 release date is...

  • Gran Turismo Sport
    Latest "Gran Turismo Sport" trailer emphasizes racing, not car collecting

    Earlier this week, we got our first look at “Forza Motorsport 7” during the annual E3 event in Los Angeles. While Microsoft turned a lot of heads with its newest Xbox One exclusive, arch-rival Sony wasn't going to go through an entire E3 without releasing some news on its long-running...

  • Porsche confirmed for Gran Turismo Sport

    It's bad enough that the cost of membership is so high to put your backside into a Porsche. On top of that, for more than a decade, it was extremely hard to do it virtually. After years of exclusivity, Porsche has been unleashed to cross various video game franchises. Now, gamers will be able to pilot their favorite Porsche models in Playstation's "Gran Turismo." EA held exclusive rights to Porsche vehicles through a licensing deal that lasted the entirety of the 2000s and most of this decade. Occasionally, a Porsche would slip through to various other titles, but the licensing deal meant the...

  • Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by Pininfarina, 2017 Geneva auto show
    600-hp Pininfarina Fittipaldi EF7 track toy debuts in Geneva

    How would you like driving instruction from a man who won the Formula One World Championship twice and then went on to take two checkered flags at the Indianapolis 500? What if he also developed the car for you, with the help of the legendary Pinninfarina design firm and some German engineering? At...

  • Teaser for Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by Pininfarina debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
    New supercar to be first of a series of models from Fittipaldi Motors

    In early February we learned that Brazilian racing driver Emerson Fittipaldi was developing a new supercar with Italian design and German engineering, courtesy of Pininfarina and HWA, respectively. Fittipaldi has since revealed that the new car, called the Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by...

  • Teaser for Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by Pininfarina debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
    Fittipaldi EF7 supercar coming with V-8, 2,200-lb weight

    Set to star at next month’s 2017 Geneva auto show is a new supercar developed in partnership by Brazilian racing driver Emerson Fittipaldi, Italian design house Pininfarina and German motorsport and engineering firm HWA. The car is called the Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by Pininfarina...

  • Teaser for Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo by Pininfarina debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show
    Fittipaldi teams up with Pininfarina, HWA to develop supercar

    As a two-time Formula One world champion and Indy 500 winner, Brazilian racing driver Emerson Fittipaldi certainly knows a thing or two about fast cars. He’s now applying that knowledge on a supercar being developed in partnership with Pininfarina and HWA. For those readers unfamiliar with...

  • Porsche 908/04 Vision Gran Turismo
    Independent designers create virtual Porsche Vision Gran Turismo concept

    Thanks to a lucrative licensing deal with Electronic Arts, Porsches have been notably absent from the Sony Digital Entertainment-owned Gran Turismo video game franchise—but that hasn't stopped a group of automotive designers from coming up with their own Vision Gran Turismo concept bearing...

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