Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo Becomes a Reality in LA

From virtual to reality, MercedesAMG showed off its ground-clinging Vision Gran Turismo at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.

Designed to be a visionary concept car in the upcoming Gran Turismo 6 video game for the PlayStation 3, the Mercedes-AMG Vision Gran Turismo is one hell of a machine and even more so in real life. It’s swooping lines and curvaceous body lends to its extreme style, while the massive wheels and minimal ground clearance reminds us that the Vision Gran Turismo is hardly hitting the streets anytime soon.

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Nonetheless, with 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque, the Vision Gran Turismo must be a blast to drive, considering it weighs in at only 3,053 lbs. Those that will be getting the car in Gran Turismo 6 will at least get to enjoy it virtually, rowing through the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT seven-speed sports transmission.

“By virtue of its proportions and expressive appearance, the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo embodies the brand’s defining design philosophy of sensual purity in a unique way. The design of this concept car reflects to extreme effect the perfect symbiosis between emotional, sensuous contours and intelligently presented high tech,” says Gorden Wagener, Vice President Design Daimler AG.

GALLERY: Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo Show Photos


GALLERY: Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo Official Photos


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