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Volkswagen brings life to their electronic CGI car from Sony PS3 GT6

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Volkswagen GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo is a CGI car, designed exclusively for Gran Turismo 6 video game and can be added to PlayStation 3 in a free update scheduled for June 2014. But, the car has come to life. VW has revealed the real life Gran Turismo video game car, GTI Roadster, at Worthersee Festival 2014.

volkswagen gti 1 real lifeThis virtual GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo receives a 3.0 liter twin turbo VR6 TSI engine offering 496 hp peak power and 665 Nm peak torque. The engine is mated to a 7 speed dual clutch gearbox. This engine is the same as that seen on board Design Vision GTI Concept.

Volkswagen GTI open top Roadster Vision Gran Turismo receives 4Motion all wheel drive system and an aerodynamic package with rear diffuser, massive rear wing and race specs front splitter. It sits on 20” wheels with 235/35 tyres in the front and 275/35 tyres at the rear while disc brakes have a diameter of 15 inches in the front and 14 inches at the rear.

volkswagen gti 2 at wortherseeIn keeping with its Roadster’s image, designers have removed the roof and in its stead is a sloped windshield and open cockpit giving way to a spaceship style interior. The VW GTI Roadster will join BMW and Mercedes Benz where Vision Gran Turismo cars are concerned. The GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo is seen in a brilliant shade of red metallic paint.


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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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