Mazda Gran Turismo Concept Pays Homage to Le Mans

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Mazda has joined in on the fun with its own Vision Gran Turismo called the LM55.

Paying homage to the Japanese automaker’s success at the 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Mazda LM55 is inspired by the company’s Kodo design language, with a stance that is reminiscent of the famous 787 B that claimed the overall victory at the race. Featuring a monocoque chassis and plenty of carbon fiber components, the LM55 is finished in a striking atmospheric-white paint. Though Mazda didn’t reveal powertrain specifications on its LM55, the company did say it “offers the epitome of power, efficiency and durability and the result is an exceptional power to weight ratio exceeding that of most cars in its class.”

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The Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo can be purchased in Gran Turismo 6 but can also be obtained for free by completing a lap in the new seasonal event that is available for a limited time in the game.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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