Tag Archives: Gran Turismo

India’s Vazirani Shul hypercar set to debut at Goodwood

India's first hypercar will make its formal debut at this week's 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and it packs some serious credentials. In a teaser video, we see our first glimpses of the Vazirani Shul sporting a sleek silhouette. Kazunori Yamauchi, the man behind the "Gran Turismo" video game series, reportedly guided designers in the exterior design...

Read More »

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 Geneva auto show, a race car indicative of what a GTE-spec...

Read More »

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 touring car. The latest comes from Audi, and unlike some of...

Read More »

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 Vision Gran Turismo program which challenges automotive design...

Read More »

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 officers clocked a lap time at Silverstone raceway in their...

Read More »

Nissan built a GT-R operated by a video game controller

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...

Read More »

Mystery mid-engine Honda turns out to be a Vision Gran Turismo concept

The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that's been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has finally 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 Vision Gran Turismo program which challenges automotive...

Read More »

Zagato pays homage to the Iso Rivolta with Vision GT supercar concept

It's been a while since we last laid eyes on a 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 design for a grand touring car. The latest entry is from Italian design firm Zagato, which...

Read More »

"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...

Read More »