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 |  Nov 17 2013, 3:00 AM

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Mercedes-AMG has revealed its wild Vision Gran Turismo concept that will be making its official debut at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show.

The especially wide supercar was designed specifically for the upcoming Gran Turismo 6 video game. Powered by an AMG biturbo V8, the Vision Gran Turismo has a whopping 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque and weighs in at only 3,053 lbs. It was unveiled to celebrate the opening of the new Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Center in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the popular Gran Turismo series this year, its producer Kazunori Yamauchi requested from various automakers futuristic concept cars to be used in the game. The entry from Mercedes-AMG not only sports an extremely aggressive exterior design, but the interior has been inspired by a Formula 1 race car’s cockpit with red integral sports seats blending into the black flooring of the footwell to form a protective shell.

GALLERY: Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo

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  • J Mac

    Stunning! Sadly, it’s about as real as the threesome I dreamed about last night.

  • Alfie

    This thing just blew my mind!

  • tequilaman

    So this is the MB Speed 12, errr Speed AMG8?