We're pretty sure the Nissan Concept 2020
is the coolest of the Vision Gran Turismo concepts. Then again, maybe it's the Aston Martin DP-100
? A trip a little farther down memory lane reminds us of last year's Mercedes-Benz
. With so many virtual racers hitting PlayStation this past year, it's difficult to decide. Another Vision Gran Turismo debut is sure to make the decision even tougher. Chevy is preparing a design based on Chaparral race cars from the 60s and 70s, adding a bit of historical pedigree to what promises to be a wild, futuristic track car.
During the concept lawn
show at Pebble Beach’s Concours d’Elegance a few weeks back, Mercedes-Benz’ Gran Turismo inspired AMG VGT literally stole the show. But while that PlayStation concept enjoyed its 15 minutes of fame down by the Pacific, another GT6 concept was enjoying its North American debut at a private event up in the sun-scorched hills east of Monterey. Aston Martin had invited a select group of media and clientele to not only drive and experience cars like the Vanquish and V12 Vantage S, but also to view firsthand the digital-inspired awesomeness that was the DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo.
Since 1950, automobile aficionados have flocked to Pebble Beach to celebrate the world's rarest and most collectible cars. This weekend’s 2014 show saw not only the gathering of Tatras and rare Ferrari Testarossas but also the latest in concept and production cars. Gizmag was on hand to capture it all.
Toyota opened up 2014 by revealing one of the most radical concept sports cars in recent memory: the FT-1
. Now, the Japanese automaker has revived our senses with a second FT-1 featuring an all-new graphite paint job and leather interior. The updated concept car helps Toyota celebrate the introduction of an even more extreme FT-1 that exists in virtual form only: the FT-1 Vision Gran Turismo.
Boats posing as sporty, four-wheeled coupes and roadsters is a theme we've been seeing all year in designs like the Frauscher 858 Fantom
and Reversys Boat
. As its name suggests, the Revolver 44GT aims at being a speedy but comfortable grand tourer of the seas. Its sports car-inspired design and seamless convertible hard-top make it the most sports car-like boat we've seen.
After recent reveals by Volkswagen
, Aston Martin has shown the world what it has to say about Gran Turismo 6. The DP-100 Vision Gran Turimso hits the virtual racetrack with 800 hp worth of mid-engined fury and an intriguing, futuristic look.
Virtual reality became reality reality at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week as Nissan unveiled the physical version of its Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo
“virtual supercar.” The futuristic concept will be available next month as an avatar in PlayStation Gran Turismo 6 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the driving game.
“Cor, I’d like to take that for a spin.” It's what most of us think when looking at concept cars, but the chances of that ever happening are usually less than slim. The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is an exception to the rule – at least, it's a virtual
exception. That’s because next month, the just revealed supercar concept becomes available for download for Polyphony Digital’s Gran Turismo 6 video game for the Playstation console.
Much like Mercedes did with last year's AMG Vision Gran Turismo
, Volkswagen brings the virtual world to reality with its own Vision Gran Turismo. Designed to drive the courses of PlayStation3's "Gran Turismo 6", the juiced up GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo was also built out as a show car for this year's Wörthersee festival. The 503-hp roadster takes styling from last year's Design Vision GTI
to new extremes.
Maserati has brought a stunning concept model to Geneva in the form of a dynamic new two-door concept. Sharing the same 460 hp engine with the GT, the 2+2 Alfieri Concept just might offer a glimpse of the Italian manufacturer’s future design language.