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2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray for Gran Turismo 5 available tomorrow for free

Even though you can't yet mosey down to your nearest Chevrolet dealer to snag a 2014 Corvette Stingray – the on-sale date will be sometime in the third quarter of 2013 – you don't have to wait much longer to pilot one in the virtual world. Starting tomorrow, January 14, Gran Turismo 5 owners will be able to download t

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Corvette C7 prototype now available as free DLC for Gran Turismo 5

Two weeks ago, a camouflaged C7 Corvette was spotted as a screen saver during demo mode in Gran Turismo 5. Today, the Corvette C7 Test Prototype can now be downloaded for free from the Playstation Store.

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Gran Turismo 5 Academy Edition coming Sept. 26 [w/video]

The Gran Turismo video racing simulator franchise is four years into its tie-up with Nissan that created Gran Turismo: The Academy. One might have thought taking third-in-class at the 24 Hours of Dubai would have been enough, but no, there's more, and it's called Gran Turismo 5: GT

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Acura NSX old and new get together in Gran Turismo 5 vid

The Acura NSX Concept was only just unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show and here it's already in a Gran Turismo 5 video. The newest take on an ecological supercar features Honda's recently pointy concept-design language, as well as a V6 amidships getting help from three hybrid motors and Acura's SH-AWD.

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Gran Turismo 5 to get first major update, Red Bull X2010 prototype

Polyphony Digital has something special planed if Sebastian Vettel manages to take the Formula One Driver's Championship for the second year in a row. Vettel made history by becoming the youngest driver to ever take the title last year, and if he pulls off a repeat performance, Polyphony says it will release the Zach Bowman

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Speed teases reality show chronicling Nissan/Playstation GT Academy

If you're looking for the ultimate example of life imitating art imitating life, look no further than the Nissan/Playstation GT Academy. The program pits thousands upon thousands of gamers playing Gran Turismo 5 against each other in a fight over a spot on Nissan's actual racing team. Now that competition is jumping onto television screens as a reality program.

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Gran Turismo 5 creator competing in 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Kazunori Yamauchi, the creator of the Gran Turismo franchise, has jumped back into real-world racing. The mastermind behind one of the most popular racing video game series on the planet recently campaigned a Nissan GT-R in the four-hour Nürburgring VLR alongside Tobias and Michael Shulze and the founder of Opera Per

GT Academy 'Sweet 16' head to Silverstone

Of the more than 52,000 contestants who originally entered into the United States version of GT Academy, jointly hosted by Nissan and Sony, just 16 have advanced to the final competition being held in Silverstone in the United Kingdom. The top 32 virtual racers from the four U.S. regions descended on Orlando, Florida this week to go pixel-to-pix

Gran Turismo 5 gets big 608MB patch

Getting ready to fire up Gran Turismo 5 this morning? Polyphony Digital would like you to wait a few moments, because there is a patch that needs to be downloaded... and it's 608 megabytes. Don't fret though, According to Eurogamer, this update brings a few new interesting features:

Car Gifts for Christmas: Stuff For Under the Tree

'Tis the season once again. We were scratching our heads wondering what to get the car-obsessed men and women in our lives, so we made some lists. This first list contains ideas for stuff that goes under the tree, the kind of car gifts that don't cost an arm and a leg but go over well with the auto lovers in your family.

Video: GT5 physics are completely realistic

Gran Turismo 5 pileup – Click above to watch the video after the jump

How to build your own hidden racing sim setup and keep your wife happy

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Video: GT5 karting vs Mario Kart 64

Gran Turismo 5 vs... Mario Kart 64? Click above to watch video after the jump.

Video: Race-Star ConverTTable may be the coolest coffee table we've ever seen

Race-Star ConverTTable is our kind of furniture – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: GT5 vs. Real Life, Nürburgring Edition

Driving an M3 on the 'Ring: Real life vs Gran Turismo 5 – Click above to watch the video after the jump

GT5 creator reveals fixes in the works, more functionality coming

Gran Turismo 5 has been pretty polarizing, right out of the gate. Some diehard fans are so excited that it's here, they may not care about the obvious issues the game has at launch. On the other end of the spectrum, some folks are quick to deride the racing sim as being terrible when that's far from true. The reality is that Jeff Glucker

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