Chevrolet unveils futuristic ‘Gran Turismo 6′ idea automotive
Nissan is not the one automaker with a actual-life model of a car from Gran Turismo 6. On the LA Worldwide Auto Present, Chevrolet rolled out its personal: the Chaparral 2X Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo (VGT). The idea automotive was developed as a part of the Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo venture that features choices from Subaru, Toyota, Aston Martin and extra. Because the identify suggests, Chevy’s take received a hand from Chaparral Racing and consists of futuristic choices like driver-adjustable aerodynamics and a laser-based mostly propulsion system. The battery-powered 671-kW laser helps churn out 900 horsepower in thrust, which helps the automotive prime out at 240 MPH whereas going from zero-60 MPH in 1.5 seconds — contained in the confines of GT6, in fact. “In some ways, the Chaparral 2X VGT is like racing wing go well with, with a protecting fuselage for ‘flying’ very low to the bottom,” says design staff lead Frank Saucedo. You’ll pilot the car by way of an in-recreation obtain on PlayStation three consoles this vacation season.