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Gran Turismo 5's "X1 Prototype" Project with Red Bull Racing unveiled

Sony Computer Entertainment today announced a unique partnership between Gran Turismo® and Red Bull Racing to create a virtual car which will push the boundaries of motorsports. The Gran Turismo development team at Polyphony Digital posed the simple question, "If you built the fastest racing car on land, one that throws aside all rules and regulations, what would that car look like, how would it perform, and how would it feel to drive?" With the assistance of Red Bull Racing's technology, Polyphony Digital has come up with the answer: the "X1 Prototype". And Gran Turismo 5 players will get to experience it first hand.

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Hoje03082644d ago (Edited 2644d ago )

Apparently, Vettel broke the lap record around Suzuka by 20 seconds while driving the X1...virtually of course. Wonder how fast it can lap the 'ring? Can you imagine doing the 24hr races in this thing? 300 mph under cover of dark, that's BEAST!!!

tinybigman2644d ago

its like leaving a swallow of orange juice in the bottle man i wanted to see more :(. Nov 2 is taking to long too come.

Zeixama2644d ago

The beast , master of all cars is coming ... with over one thousand soldiers !

TheHardware2644d ago

are raising the hair on my neck....

alphakennybody2644d ago

If it is as groundbreaking as they say, heres hoping they replace F1 with it and take racing to the next level.

alphakennybody2644d ago

I know it won't happen but a man can dream right.

ALFAxD_CENTAURO2644d ago

''The Gran Turismo development team at Polyphony Digital posed the simple question, "If you built the fastest racing car on land, one that throws aside all rules and regulations, what would that car look like, how would it perform, and how would it feel to drive?" With the assistance of Red Bull Racing's technology, Polyphony Digital has come up with the answer: the "X1 Prototype". And Gran Turismo 5 players will get to experience it first hand.''

This is an impressive feature.

TheObserver2644d ago

I thought it was some average engineer they hired... But this is not your average engineer...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wik...

Ilikegames762644d ago

Engineer, but as a driver, he's prone to accidents.

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