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Cars The Lambo V12 Vision GT is a hypercar you can actually drive

14:25  25 november  2019
14:25  25 november  2019 Source:   motoringresearch.com

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The prototype is, in fact, an actual single-seater, which will be available for gamers to drive in Gran As with most previous Vision Gran Turismo concepts from manufacturers like Jaguar, Bugatti Mitja Borkert, director of Lamborghini ’s design center, explains more: “ The Lambo V 12 Vision Gran

“ The Lambo V 12 Vision Gran Turismo is created to provide the ultimate virtual car for young fans and gamers, who are ultra-enthusiastic about Lamborghini and its futuristic aspirations,” said Mitja Borkert, Head of Lamborghini Centro Stile. ”It is an opportunity for Lamborghini ’s design talent to stretch its

a motorcycle is parked on the stage: Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo © Provided by Motoring Research Ltd Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo

The wild and futuristic Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo has been unveiled in Monaco.

It’s the latest in a long line of Vision Gran Turismo cars – PlayStation 4 gamers will be able to download and drive it from spring 2020.

The single-seater uses the V12 powertrain from the equally wild Lamborghini Sian FKP 37, which made its debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Designed as a tribute to the late Ferdinand Piech – the car bears his initials – the electrified hypercar can hit 62 mph in less than 2.8 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 217 mph.

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Lamborghini ’s Vision GT car, simply known as the Lambo V 12 and revealed at the Gran Turismo Championship World Finals in Monaco, is a Over your shoulder is an enormous split rear wing and the entire front section lifts to allow the driver to slide into the cockpit. The interior is intended to be

“ The Lambo V 12 Vision GT is created to provide the ultimate virtual car for young fans and gamers, who are ultra-enthusiastic about Lamborghini and its futuristic aspirations. It is an opportunity for the design talent within Lamborghini to stretch its wings and visualise a car that , like every Lamborghini

Just 63 will be built, with each car costing a reported £3 million (almost $3.9 million) each. Predictably, all had been sold before the car was unveiled.

The key difference between the two is that while the Lamborghini Sian is a slice of reality – if you can afford the price – the Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo exists only in a virtual world.

a car on display: Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo launch © Provided by Motoring Research Ltd Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo launch

Although it’s a definite nod to a virtual future, the playable car features a nod to the Marcello Gandini-designed Marzal concept car of 1968 in the form of the hexagon-inspired side windows.

Other features are more contemporary, including the Y-signature for the front and rear lights.

Virtual drivers enter the Lambo ‘like a jet fighter pilot, from the front of the car’, with the driving controls located within the steering wheel. We can’t spot a cupholder for gamers’ to house their can of energy drink, mind.

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Gran Turismo & Lamborghini Unveil the V 12 Vision GT : Set to appear The latest hypercar Gran Turismo concept was designed for the upcoming Gran Turismo Sport Sony PlayStation 4 According to Mitja Borkert, Director of Lamborghini ’s design center, “ The Lambo V 12 Vision Gran Turismo was

With a 217mph-plus top speed, a 0-62mph time of 2.8 seconds and a Nurburgring lap record to its name, the Aventador SVJ is unquestionably fast. It's the

A Lambo for kids

Stefano Domenicali, Lamborghini chairman and CEO, said: “Lamborghini is a very young brand, and this is why we are here today to present our newest virtual vision in the form of a real model, with a highly futuristic and cool design to be enjoyed by the young generation of racing game and super sports car enthusiasts.”

Mitja Bokert, head of Lamborghini Centro Stile, added: “The Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo is created to provide the ultimate virtual car for young fans and gamers, who are ultra-enthusiastic about Lamborghini and its futuristic aspirations.

a close up of a car: Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo inside © Provided by Motoring Research Ltd Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo inside

”It is an opportunity for the design talent within Lamborghini to stretch its wings and visualize a car that, like every Lamborghini, is a head-turner and the best driving experience, but also mirrors Lamborghini’s push on future technologies, particularly in the arena of lightweight materials and hybridisation.”

The Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo was unveiled at the PlayStation game’s world finals at the FIA Certified Gran Turismo Championships in Monte Carlo.

In pictures: Lamborghini Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo

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