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Look what I found in Gran Turismo 6...

Discussion in 'Future Cars' started by FANGO, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. FANGO

    FANGO Active Member

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    So, Gran Turismo 6, the racing game, was just released yesterday. The Model S is included as one of the new cars (the Roadster was in the last game, and is in this game too). There's also a new feature called "Vision Gran Turismo," where automakers design cars for use in the game...or something like that.

    Anyhow, the newest Mercedes concept car, the one which was rolled out recently, is the first of the "Vision Gran Turismo" cars in the game. There is also a list of other manufacturers/design houses who have submitted designs. You can see them all here: Vision Gran Turismo - PRODUCTS - gran-turismo.com

    Take particular note, if you scroll down, there is an entry for Tesla Motors. If you click on it, you can see this concept sketch: i1iZJgJNzhJ5FC.jpg

    Now, this is not a car. This is not a future car. It's not a concept car. This is simply a design and nothing more and there's zero reason to think it will ever see the light of day even as a clay model. However, it seems that it will eventually be made into a car for the video game, which is pretty cool. I hadn't noticed anyone else share this on TMC yet, so I thought I would.
     
  2. Ames

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    Oh baby!
     
  3. SwedishAdvocate

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    I know this is a concept sketch. And those are often pretty ‘out there’. Visibility over those fenders looks a bit ‘compromised’ though… :rolleyes:
     
  4. FANGO

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    Same in LMP1 cars, which this seems to take a few cues from (cockpit shape too).
     
  5. Transepoch

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    Who needs visibility when the car drives itself? Gotta look stylish after hitting the iWin button though.
     
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    the design makes the wheels look gigantic, as they probably are. 30-36" height for the car? neat drawing though
     
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    So who did this sketch? Did it come from Tesla's design studio or from the game labs? The horizontal chrome strip below the T shows there was a modicum of effort to make it a Tesla design.

    Thanks for sharing!
     
  8. FANGO

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    I believe the idea behind these is that they come from the auto company's design studio. That's the case with the Mercedes one anyway.
     
  9. ryanjm

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    That's correct.
     
  10. gg_got_a_tesla

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    Looks even harder to put on the front license plate properly :tongue:
     
  11. mnx

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    Looks like the 19" standard wheels mated with the 21" turbines.

    Sweet. Hope they make it into a supercar someday.
     
  12. vfx

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    Thanks!

    Valuewalk and a few others picked it up.
     
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    Now let's see how long they make us wait before we get to race the real deal (i.e. the conceptual simulation) around the track. I've grew tired of the Mercedes already.
     
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    seems like Mercedes wants us to drive around in a wireless mouse. haha
     
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    I love this. It reminds me of the Batmobile. How cool!
     
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    Maybe the windscreen is actually a viewscreen monitor;)
     

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