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Production Cancelled for Polyphony Digital’s Citroën GT

Sad news: remember the Polyphony Digital-designed supercar, the Citroën GT? After it was first revealed in an update to GT5 Prologue, it was widely publicized and praised in the media as the physical prototype made its way around the world at various car shows and events. It even floated around Venice, and this video I uploaded to YouTube (also embedded below) of the car driving around the streets of London has received more than 1.5 million views.

There was so much interest in the car, Citroën actually decided to build it. Despite its popularity, though, it wasn’t meant to be, as the latest reports (thanks for the tip, paskowitz!) confirm production has been cancelled. The reasons cited for dropping the car are not surprising: although the GT was expected to be priced north of €1 million, it wouldn’t have been profitable enough for the company, which has decided to focus its time and resources on other models that will “bring in more money”.

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PoSTedUP3041d ago

thats like THEE most awesome thing to have ever come from a video game, ever.
sad that the cancelled it i was going to buy one honestly ; )

Pandemic3041d ago (Edited 3041d ago )

Oh well, more money and focus towards making this game even awesomer.

captain-obvious3041d ago (Edited 3041d ago )

a car like this should never make it to the streets

it should be only 3 of those 1 in GT games ,the one that is on Polyphony Digital’s HQ and the last one in Citroën show rooms

thats it

Conloles3041d ago Show
sikbeta3041d ago (Edited 3041d ago )

What a shame, The GT by Citroen is a Beautiful Beast, at least build one for Yamauchi-san you douche-Citroen

http://fc04.deviantart.net/...

http://fc00.deviantart.net/...

http://autoworld.files.word...

ShiftyLookingCow3041d ago

WOW Conloles, you totally caught me by surprise with you ultra quality troll even by N4G's standards. I literally went WTF.

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J-Smith3041d ago

i was going to buy 10 of them LoL

Karooo3041d ago

starcraft 2 6 years, hl2 5 years RDR 5 years, why does GT5 gets hammered you troll

Redempteur3041d ago

because he is trolling ? do you expect something else from a troll ..

everytime i see one , their INT stats are always so low ...

DigitalAnalog3041d ago

Because he finally realizes that no matter how "l337" his gaming setup is....

He would have to face the fact that he would NEVER play the Real Driving Simulator..

on a platform that is most notable for Sims.

-End statement

badz1493041d ago

conloles is a prime example of this! good job troll!

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ProjectVulcan3041d ago

Its even more amazing in the metal, saw it at a car show last year. The interior is beserk though, theres no way it could go into production with the interior it had. The whole thing was an interesting exercise but a far fetched one really

iPad3041d ago

I think it will be in Gran Turismo 6.

PD is gonna get a whole lot of cash when GT5 releases.

PS3Freak3041d ago

i think the rear end is ugly. the rest is nice though.

PirateThom3041d ago

It's not designed for looks though, it's designed solely for aerodynamics.

The inside is nicer than the outside.

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yewles13041d ago

Truly sad, but I thought only the race model was going to be that price, not the street model... wow.

Danja3041d ago

FACK that car looks awesome...

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LordStig3041d ago

it's the only good car to come out of France :D

OneSneakyMofo3041d ago (Edited 3041d ago )

There are only two good things to come out of France ever, and I mean EVER: French Fries and this car.

ThatArtGuy3041d ago

Statue of Liberty, French maid outfits, Sophie Marceau...

LordStig3041d ago (Edited 3041d ago )

thats only one mate lol

ThatArtGuy3041d ago

Oh, and "French" fries came from Belgium.

OneSneakyMofo3041d ago

Damn, France just sucks even more without having invented French Fries.

Perkel3041d ago

STFU

Peguot 205 WRC Group B car.

DaRazorback3041d ago

not created in France. If they were even the British would call them that. But they call them chips. They were actually created by an american.

rekonizakilla3041d ago

69's, french kiss, braille and the guillotine. in order of importance.

ProjectVulcan3041d ago (Edited 3041d ago )

Sooooo many great french cars the americans wouldnt know about. Its like no one here has even heard of Bugatti. The royale, 35, 57, EB110, Veyron etc etc. Or the Citroen DS, SM, Traction avant, Renault A610, all those wonderful hot hatches like the volcane, clio williams and V6, 205 TI16 and just even the Gti, 106 rallye, 306 GTI6, and peugeots drop dead gorgeous coupes like the 504 and 406. Alpine A110, Hispano suizas, etc etc. Theres lots of groundbreaking cars and technological marvels and beautiful machines and epic handling cars from france.

They also built the greatest passenger aircraft ever flown with the british.

Chips werent invented by an american, i LOL'd at that.

flipposguitar3041d ago

haha. how dare you forget daft punk!

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Consoldtobots3041d ago

you think dealing with the french is bad enough, try running into a french canadian. Now there's some whiny obnoxious mofos.

Gran Touring3041d ago

Wat about Sébastien Loeb's Citroen C4?

Well, I guess that's it though lol the France isn't a heavy-hitter in the intl. automarket.

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