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Jay Leno Takes Gran Turismo 6 for a Test Drive

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Dec 10, 2013

Collector and auto expert Jay Leno took two cars from Gran Turismo 6 for test drives in the latest film episode of his own 1000 horsepower Oldsmobile Toronado, and also the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo concept car designed especially for the game. In addition to being one of the first to drive the Vision Gran Turismo in the game, Leno is the first person outside Mercedes-Benz to pilot the Vision GT concept car — which was revealed at the recent LA Auto Show — in real life, using a radio controller through his LA garage.

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Gran Turismo 6: Last Chance to Score Pre-Order Bonuses

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Nov 26, 2013

Gran Turismo 6

Believe it or not, we are approximately one week away from the launch of Gran Turismo 6, and your window to take advantage of one of its pre-order offers is quickly coming to a close. Most of these items will not be offered through the PS Store after launch, so this is really your last chance.

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Gran Turismo 6 Features Mario Andretti’s First Love

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Nov 26, 2013

GT6 First Love

All great racers started their journey to greatness with their first car. The car that made them realize their dream of becoming a professional race car driver. You ask any driver or car enthusiasts about their First Love, and I’m sure they can remember the smallest detail, down to the long hours spent tuning the car up before a drive, or the thousands of hard earned dollars spent in making it just a bit (or a lot) faster than what factory delivered. I’m sure each of you have your own story of a First Love, and we want to hear about it.

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Gran Turismo 6: Be the First to Drive the Mercedes AMG Vision GT

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Nov 20, 2013

With two short weeks away from the launch of GT6, we are excited to unveil the first Vision GT project – the Mercedes- Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo, made specifically for everyone to virtually experience on 12/6.

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Gran Turismo Awards ’67 Chevy Nova for Best-in-Show

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Nov 08, 2013


This past Wednesday night, the Gran Turismo Awards put on its 11th annual award ceremony at the Haze Nightclub inside the Aria in Las Vegas, Nevada. Held during the SEMA Show, the 2013 GT Awards sought to find the best cars from five different categories (Best Truck or SUV, Hot Rod, Domestic Automobile, Asian Import, and European Import) by calling on experts from the automotive media and industry tastemakers.

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Gran Turismo 6 Partners with Ayrton Senna Institute

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Oct 24, 2013


Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi was present today at the 2013 Brazil Game Show Press Conference with President of Ayrton Senna Institute (NGO) Viviane Senna (sister to the legendary F1 driver), to officially announce a long-term partnership with the Gran Turismo series.

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Help Crown Gran Turismo Awards Winner During SEMA 2013

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Oct 22, 2013


Gran Turismo fans will have the opportunity to help crown a winner at the annual Gran Turismo Awards held during the 2013 SEMA Show.

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Gran Turismo 6 Adds Legendary Bathurst Circuit

Ken Chan's Avatar + Posted by Ken Chan on Oct 03, 2013

Earlier this year, we officially announced the infamous training ground of GT Academy, Silverstone Circuit, will be available in GT6. Staying true to the global driving experience of GT, we are proud to announce the addition of the Bathurst Circuit (Australia).

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