Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo consept

Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo is a striking concept developed especially for the sixth edition of the popular PlayStation 3 racing game. The brand`s Research and Development Center in California created this sports car in cooperation with the company which produces the Gran Turismo video game. Mercedes-Benz is one of the world leading car makers which have created a special model for the game. Aston Martin, BMW and SRT are in the list of manufacturers that has provided unique GT racing concepts for the GT6.

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The Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision is not only a visionary computer project but a real car. It was displayed at LA Auto Show.

Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision concept: Design

The exterior of this extraordinary vehicle grabs the attention with an elegant shape and sexy curves. The ultra-light weight of the concept has been achieved by extensive use of the aluminium and carbon fibre components. The race car features Mercedes-Benz’s prominent elements such as gull-wing doors and bold fender. The front grille reminds the one used in Mercedes-Benz 300SL. The sports appearance of the Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo is accentuated by movable rear wing.

Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision concept: Performance

The racing car uses the same 5.5 litre V8 twin turbo engine but optimized to deliver 585ps (577 BHP) and 800N-m of torque at 2000-4500 rpm. Another impressive feature is the power-to-weight ratio of 2.37kg/ps.

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