Peugeot introduces Vision Gran Turismo conceptby Ronan Glon
Peugeot\'s digital supercar can reach 62 mph from a stop in 1.7 seconds.
France's Peugeot has introduced a new digital concept car called Vision Gran Turismo. As its name clearly implies, the concept was designed to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Gran Turismo 6 video game.
Power for the Vision Gran Turismo comes from a turbocharged 3.2-liter V6 engine that makes 875 horsepower. Mounted directly behind the passenger compartment, the six-cylinder sends power to all four wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. The concept weighs 1,929 digital pounds thanks to the extensive use of lightweight materials, and it can reach 62 mph from a stop in as little as 1.73 seconds.
Peugeot promises the concept's deceleration is just as impressive thanks to a set of huge Brembo-built carbon ceramic brakes.
The Vision Gran Turismo is merely 40 inches tall. It looks more aggressive than any car Peugeot has ever built thanks to a sleek, highly-aerodynamic body, sculpted flanks and a pair of large air vents integrated into the rear bumper. The coupe rides on 22-inch alloy wheels up front and 23-inch alloys out back.