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Gran Turismo 6: Andretti’s 1948 Hudson Available Today

Posted by Ken Chan on Dec 19, 2013

GT fans! For the last few weeks, many of you visited and shared your incredible first love stories, and witnessed the rebuild of Mario Andretti’s first race car that started his illustrious career — the 1948 Hudson.

Well, the moment is finally here. The Reunion video captures the magical moment when Mario Andretti sees and drives the rebuilt Hudson for the first time in more than 50 years. Without giving too much away, the video also shows the intricate process that Polyphony Digital goes through to recreate the classic Hudson in GT6.

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Gran Turismo 6 Updated Today, Red Bull Challenge Unleashed

Posted by Ken Chan on Dec 18, 2013


Gran Turismo 6 will be updated today with two new Red Bull cars and the Red Bull X Challenge. The challenge is part of a collaboration with Infiniti Red Bull Racing that includes 2013 Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel mentoring players in the art of driving an authentic formula car.

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Gran Turismo 6 Exclusive: Drive the BMW M4 Coupe

Posted by Ken Chan on Dec 11, 2013

For those that are still waiting for the perfect reason to pick up Gran Turismo 6, we may have something for you. Starting today, the newly announced BMW M4 Coupe is available for your virtual test drive in GT6, before the actual car goes on sale in 2014.

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Jay Leno Takes Gran Turismo 6 for a Test Drive

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

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

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

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

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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