Renault Alpine Reveals Wild Vision Gran Turismo Concept

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Renault has introduced its Vision Gran Turismo concept to the world.

The French automaker has hinted at a return to form by also creating a real-life, full-scale version of the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo, previewing what the company has in store for its Alpine sub-brand.

As for the virtual version of the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo, it’ll be heading to Gran Turismo 6 on the PlayStation 3 as a free update in March. For those in France, the physical model is on display at the 2015 Festival Automobile International Paris.

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The orange and blue color scheme of the concept pays homage to Alpine’s history of motorsports in the 1960s and according to Renault, the concept marks “a new chapter in the make’s revival” in motorsport. As far as virtual world specs, the Alpine Vision Gran Turismo packs a 4.5-liter V8 engine producing 445 hp and has a top speed of around 200 mph. Oh yeah, it also weighs in at just 1,984 virtual pounds.

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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 AutoGuide.com 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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