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The Corvette line has been a staple of the American sports car industry since its debut in the 1950s. There have been six generations in all, and every one of them has made an appearance in the Gran Turismo series in one form or another. The next generation Corvette, the C7, will be no different.
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For those of you who aren’t cool enough to follow racing and/or are fans of automotive culture, Polyphony digital hosts its Gran Turismo Awards ceremony at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturing Association) convention. Think of it as E3 for car guys.
This year, the winner was David Eckert’s Ford Mach Forty, named so because of it resembling the Mach 1 Mustang and being powered by components normally reserved for the GT40. Overall, there were 5 categories, of which, this car was also the winner of the Best Hot Rod category. Other finalists include:
- Best European Import: 2013 Volkswagen Turbo Beetle (VWVortex.com 2013 Super Beetle Project)
- Best Truck or SUV: Antron Brown’s Family Dragster Toyota Sequoia
- Best Domestic Automobile: 2014 Ford Mustang GT RTR Spec 3
- Best Asian Import: 2013 Scion FR-S Evasive Motorsport
Gran Turismo 5 fans are treated with a new update for the PS3 exclusive racer. The new update will bring the game to version 2.03 and add a bunch of improvements to the experience. Along with the update, 2 DLC will be available for purchase as of today. Starting off with the all new Car Pack 3, priced at $5.99, which will include six cars: the astonishing Lamborghini Aventador, Jaguar XJR-9 LM, Ashton Martin V12 Vantage, 66′ Volkswagen 1200, Mini Cooper S Countryman, and the Nissan Leaf.
A new test Course pack will also be available for the price of $3.99. The course pack will feature Route X test course, best described by PlayStation blog as a “massive oval with giant banking corners”.
Here is Update 2.03 full details:
Due to Sebastian Vettel winning the 2011 F1 World Championship, the Red Bull X2010 (arguably the fastest car in the game) has been gifted to all players of GT5. It is only available for a limited time, however, so if you haven’t had the means to get it yet, here’s your chance!
There is also a chance to win 5 million credits with a new seasonal event featuring the car, and the track (Suzuka circuit), so be sure to check that out, too!