Ferrari shows off its racing future in the virtual world.
The Vision Gran Turismo project has resulted in incredible concepts and experimental designs, but what makes Vision Gran Turismo concept cars different than other concept cars is the fact that the engineering and performance they boast can be proven through the cutting-edge Gran Turismo video game. Known for its racing realism, Gran Turismo and the Vision Gran Turismo project have served as a venue for manufacturers to show off incredible futuristic engineering and design, and let players experience their future visions of the automotive and motorsport industries by taking them virtually onto the track. Through Vision Gran Turismo, automotive brands across the globe have been able to preview and influence their future products as well. Now, Ferrari has finally joined the Vision Gran Turismo project with an incredible new racing model.
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The new Ferrari Vision Gran Turismo is a single-seat race car with a powertrain inspired by the new Ferrari 499P Le Mans Hypercar, whose racing debut will mark Ferrari’s return to top-class endurance racing after 50 long years away. With a more extreme version of the 499P’s V6 engine and 3 electric motors for a total of a whopping 1,337 horsepower, as well as all-wheel drive, advanced active aerodynamics, and lightweight carbon fiber construction make the Ferrari Vision Gran Turismo the ultimate racing machine, Also featuring a design that is both stunningly futuristic and reminiscent of past Ferrari racers, the car is as beautiful as any Maranello masterpiece should be. The car will be available to all Gran Turismo players on December 23rd, with an in-game quiz surrounding the Gran Turismo World Finals making the Ferrari Vision Gran Turismo a gift to winning participants on December 15, which is also when the full-scale design study of the car will be revealed at Ferrari’s Museum in Maranello, Italy, where it will remain on display until March of next year.