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    ETC: GT Academy returns, and why Gran Turismo 6 demands a pedal/wheel setup
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    The path to become a racing driver is a difficult one. It requires starting early, with karts, and then building up through the years and if you're really, really good (and really, really lucky), a team will notice you and sign you up. Or, you know, you could just become really good at Gran ...

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    Official: Toyota 86 gets PlayStation-based telemetry system in Japan [w/video]
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    Part of the fun in taking your sports car to the racetrack is going over your telemetry and seeing how you did from one corner to the next. We've seen a variety of these onboard systems at work – with the Performance Data Recorder on the Corvette Stingray emerging as one of the latest and ...

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    Official: Mercedes-AMG and Cigarette team up for Vision Gran Turismo speedboat
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    Mercedes-Benz and Cigarette Racing have quite a history of teaming up to create some truly impressive marine machines. We've seen Cigarette boats inspired by the Black Series line, the SLS AMG E-Cell, even the pugnacious G63 AMG. So, it's not a huge surprise that the automaker and boat-builder ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 6 patch comes with four new cars
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    The team at Polyphony Digital has released an update for Gran Turismo 6 that adds the second part of the Red Bull X Challenge and four new cars. The Red Bull X Challenge is available in the career mode and features Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel, who teaches players how to drive an ...

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    Video: Kaz documentary by Urban Outlaw filmmakers premieres on Hulu January 22nd
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    Presently, we argue about a number of driving simulation games, most notably the Gran Turismo franchise versus the Forza Motorsport franchise. In 1997, when the first Gran Turismo arrived, there was no such argument – the offspring that took five years to birth from the mind of Kazunori ...

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    Video: Gran Turismo vs reality as Red Bull pro-gamer takes on Nismo pro racer
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    The last time we saw a real racing driver pitted against a professional gamer, Viagame threw one of each in a Renault Megane RS and the contest was staged as the pro driver navigated the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. That could be seen as a handicap for the gamer, since he's got to get his ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 6 update brings Red Bull cars and tutoring from Sebastian Vettel
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    Gran Turismo 6 has barely been on the market for two weeks, and already its developers at Polyphony Digital are releasing an update. Available for download as of today, the update centers around the Red Bull racing program and includes two new cars and the new Red Bull X Challenge in which to ...

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    Video: Mario Andretti reunited with first racecar in touching GT6 video
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    A few weeks back, we gave you a taste of Gran Turismo's First Love video series. It chronicled the efforts to rebuild a 1948 Hudson, just like the first race car of Mario Andretti. That piece was seriously cool and entertaining, but this latest video is even better. This is the reunion of ...

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    Review: Gran Turismo 6
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    In the car world, there is a segment of the population that believes tried and true trumps what's novel or new most of the time. A car is a machine with a purpose – be it to deliver your kids to school or afford you the best lap time – and machines are better when they're less likely ...

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    Video: How Mercedes made the AMG Vision GT for a game and reality
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    Mercedes-Benz designers had the unique challenge of creating a bespoke new car for the recently released Gran Turismo 6, but the automaker took that challenge a step further by creating a full-scale showcar, a concept it debuted at last month's LA Auto Show. The long, low and wide AMG Vision GT ...

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    Video: Jay Leno bangs up his own Toronado in GT6
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    Ever since Gran Turismo 4, Jay Leno has had at least one of his cars included in the popular racing simulator (starting with the Tank Car), and more of his machines appears in Gran Turismo 6. They include this nose-heavy, front-wheel-drive V8-powered muscle car. Yes, that aptly describes a 1966 ...

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    Video: Gran Turismo 6 team rebuilds Mario Andretti's first racecar
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    Gran Turismo 6 hits the shelves today, y'all. Unless you're waiting for Santa to stuff a copy in your stocking (or have been embargoed from buying video games until after the holidays by well-meaning loved ones), you should probably go out an pick up a copy of The Real Driving Simulator's latest ...

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    Official: Red Bull X2014 revealed for Gran Turismo 6
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    Most racing games try to go for as realistic a representation of real-life driving as possible. But Gran Turismo goes a step beyond that. Its programmers at Polyphony Digital have a track record of creating fantastical cars just for the game, and this is their latest. Created in collaboration ...

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    Los Angeles: Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept is long, low, wide [w/video]
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    After teasing it, unveiling it and giving us some details and a handful of photos over the weekend, Mercedes-Benz finally debuted the real AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept at the LA Auto Show today, though it's a 1:1-scale model with no powertrain. The car was designed as a virtual supercar for ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 6 will use GPS to recreate your morning commute as a course
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    Perhaps one of the most highly anticipated features in Polyphony's upcoming installment of the Gran Turismo franchise is its track creator. We played around with a version of this in GT5, and while it was quite cool, it did leave something to be desired. It's safe to say the track creator in Gran ...

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    Official: Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo is ready for Gran Turismo 6
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    Mercedes-Benz just unveiled its latest supercar (which was teased yesterday), the AMG Vision Gran Turismo, but we'll never have the chance to see it on the road. That's because it's a virtual supercar that was designed for the world of Gran Turismo 6, the latest installment in Sony's premier ...

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    Teased: Mercedes teases AMG Vision Gran Turismo virtual supercar ahead of Gran Tursimo 6 debut
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    With the SLS AMG going away, Mercedes could be looking to the virtual world for a supercar replacement. The Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo was designed specifically for the Gran Turismo 6 video game, which will go on sale next month, and the automaker has released a teaser picture of the car on ...

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    Report: Forza Motorsport 5 to feature just 200 cars, no N├╝rburgring
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    Oh, dear. It seems Forza Motorsport 5's publishers, Turn 10 Studios, have just kicked an own goal in the ongoing battle between the XBox One exclusive and its Sony Playstation rival, Gran Turismo 6. It's come to light that FM5 will make do with a mere 200 cars and just 14 tracks when it hits ...

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    SEMA: Chevy Corvette Gran Turismo concept will bridge the digital divide in GT6
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    If you guessed that the C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray would be in heavy rotation at this year's SEMA show, you'd be right. The new Corvette is one of the hottest cars on the planet these days, and the halls here in Las Vegas are chocked full of modified examples that range from bananas to ...

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    Video: Latest Gran Turismo 6 trailer is the best yet
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    Gran Turismo 6 hits stores in a little over four weeks, and the excitement is starting to amp up, especially when trailers like this pop up on the interwebs. It's called Concept Movie #6, and well, it's just more awesomeness from the team at Polyphony. There's no shortage of racing footage, and ...

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