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Gran Turismo Sport Adds 5 New Cars, Lewis Hamilton Time Trial Challenge

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Gran Turismo Sport Adds 5 New Cars, Lewis Hamilton Time Trial Challenge

The latest update also introduces the RE Amemiya FD3S RX-7(N400), new GT League rounds, and more.

November’s content update for Gran Turismo Sport (Patch 1.50) will be available Tuesday, November 27, at 8:00PM PST.**

Lewis Hamilton Time Trial Challenge

Challenge the lap times of Lewis Hamilton! Introducing a new paid DLC for Gran Turismo Sport.* This is a single-player game mode in which the player challenges best lap times set by none other than the “Maestro of Gran Turismo Sport” and real-life six-time F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, who personally set these lap records in Gran Turismo Sport.

More than a driving challenge, included are driving replays of Lewis Hamilton and video tutorials by Lewis himself, where you can take on the challenges while really learning to improve your skill from the Maestro.


This DLC will be made available at PS Store starting November 28. Features include various cars awarded for clearing the events, as well as an unlock for the game credit limit and other special prizes. Purchase the DLC at PS Store for $7.99 and challenge the lap times of a true World Champion!

10 Challenges

A total of 10 challenges using the ‘Mercedes-AMG GT3’ and the ‘Sauber Mercedes C9’ await you.

Practice Makes Perfect: Replays and Ghosts of Lewis

In all of these challenges, it’s possible to play back replays of Lewis Hamilton and display his ghost car. You can check driving data such as braking points and throttle operations whenever and as many times as you like. And even if his ghost car leaves you behind, you can set the game to reset the ghost position back near the player’s location at every sector, and even set an offset time (in seconds) with the ghost to drive these time trials as though you were racing against Lewis in person!

Strategy Guide

Some tracks are provided with a video tutorial with Lewis Hamilton giving advise on how to tackle these tracks. Learn the techniques of a World Champion.

Global Online Rankings

Each Challenge will be compatible with Friend Rankings and the Top 10 Stars. You can compete not only against Lewis Hamilton’s records, but against players from all over the world.

Rewards & Award Credits

Setting lap times with Bronze or better results will award you in-game Credits. Clearing all challenges will also award you further bonus credits.

Unlocking the Credit Limit Cap

Good news for players at the Credit Limit who were starting to lose credits after races: Achieving Gold or better results in all challenges will unlock the Game Credit Limit from the original 20 million credits to 100 million credits.

Car rewards

Cars will be awarded as special rewards for each challenge achievement level. Users who succeed in clearing even harder conditions will receive a special prize with a design supervised by Lewis Hamilton’s very own “Project 44” team!

Patch 1.50 Free Update: 5 New Vehicles, GT League, and Circuit Experience for Spa-Francorchamps

New Vehicles

  • RE Amemiya FD3S RX-7 (N400)
  • Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo Coupe 20 (Gr.X)
  • RUF CTR3 ’07 (N700)
  • Toyota 86 GT “Limited” ’16 (N200)
  • BMW M3 Coupe ’03 (N300)

Featured Car: RE Amemiya FD3S RX-7(N400)

The Amemiya μ Boost up 7 is a road car created by the RE Amemiya Corporation, the legendary tuner of rotary powered cars renowned for its activity in the Super GT and D1GP. The front, rear, and side aerodynamic parts and the fixed position sleek light kit are all RE Amemiya original designs. RE Amemiya has a variety of aerodynamic parts available including even a GT replica kit, but this particular model has a presence that stands out from the others.

In terms of driving performance, the specs live up to the unique exterior. Although the turbo is kept as standard with power only increased through additional boost, the car still produces over 364 BHP with a maximum boost of 1 kg, along with a maximum torque of 47 kgfm. It is set up to produce abundant torque from the mid-range.

It is also equipped with a horizontally mounted intercooler kit, an aftermarket air cleaner, dolphin tail exhaust, and everything from the cooling system, accessories and exhaust system have been thoroughly revised.

In addition to these engine characteristics, the Quantum-based Amemiya spec adjustable suspension has been perfected to a level which draws out the true character of the FD3S as the ultimate cornering machine. In the Japanese DVD magazine, Hot Version, it was shown to be utterly unbeatable on winding roads, and was dubbed the ‘The demon-lord of mountain roads.’

GT League

  • Beginner League: two new rounds added to the The Passion of Dr. Wankel
  • Amateur League: two new rounds added to the Boxer Spirit
  • Professional League: two new rounds added to the Vision Gran Turismo Trophy +
  • Endurance League: one new round added to the X2019 Competition Endurance Series

Remember, you can find all the latest GT info here at PlayStation.Blog and on the official Gran Turismo website. Until next time, drivers, we’ll see you out on the track.

*Lewis Hamilton Time Trial Challenge DLC requires purchase through PS Store
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8 Comments

  • GaMeR_bOi_83

    I know a lot of people are going to be upset that we have to pay $8 for DLC but dam we got free content via updates since day one. I don’t mind further supporting this game by buying the DLC. Compared to other games this isn’t a bad price.

  • Illegal-Illa

    I wonder what VR features are in the new LHTT. VR Online Please! X)

  • GodsCrasherKid

    I play this game everyday without fail. To have content we have to pay a few quid for is not a problem as we get free content every month. So i say if it makes the game more playable then keep on sending us the content.. Roll on LAST OF US PART 2 :-)

  • sadiekialuna

    No VR content appeared with this DLC. Can Polyphonic please explain?

  • I quickly paid for the Lewis Hamilton TT challenge and I thought it was a reasonable price. I want to see if I can unlock the credit cap. I’m sick of always bumping up against that 20,000,000 credit cap. I already have six each of every 20M and 15M credit cars available. I’m not a highly-skilled driver, but I’m going to try my hardest to win gold in those challenges. Lewis Hamilton is still a human, so I figure I stand a chance in beating at least a few of his times even if I just get lucky.

    I really wish GT Sport would offer more of a variety of expensive cars because I like collecting those really expensive vehicles. Whenever I see all those cool and unusual vehicles in Horizon 4, I get jealous. So far, I have close to 800 vehicles in my garage which means plenty of duplicate vehicles which is kind of annoying. I’m always happy to see when new vehicles are added to the game even if they’re just tiddler vehicles.

    That RE Amemiya is OK as I have put a number of laps on it, but I think the RX-500 is a better vehicle to drive if I had a choice of cars.

  • wolftamer639

    wow the game and update is insane

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