Mercedes-Benz presented the AMG Vision Gran Turismo, the prototype is created exclusively for Gran Turismo 6. I is the second of a series of such prototypes that will make several major automakers in collaboration with Sony, after the BMW Vision Gran Turismo Concept.
The two-seater concept has muscular design , LED light fixtures , LED grille , and it is equipped with an AMG V8 biturbo engine producing 585 hp and 800 Nm of torque. The spaceframe is made of aluminum having many parts of carbon. It weighs 1,385 kilos and has a ratio of 2.4 kg/hp. The engineers at Mercedes-Benz development center in Sunnyvale , California, constructed a 1:1 scale car which sends the power to the rear wheels. The brakes are ceramic and back meet 8 exhaust tailpipes !
The interior is inspired by the Formula 1, having red sports seats with black flooring. The doors open upwards. The speedometer is ideally positioned in the view of the driver . Located above the racing steering wheel with paddles, displaying all relevant information such as car speed , engine speed and temperature. In the center of the dashboard and at the ceiling you can find rocker switches like the ones in jet aircrafts, with the steering column penetrating into the engine , creating a visual connection between the driver and the heart of this supercar.
The prototype will be released online as “gifted downloadable content” and thus Sony will say thank you to the fans of the game, which this year celebrates 15 years of life and it will be available after the game’s release on December 6 .