A one-make race using the Mégane Trophy will be appearing in the Quick Match. This is a race using cars in the garage, so you can take a car that you’ve tuned to your preference. The first round is at the Nürburgring GP/F, one of the tracks where the real world Mégane Trophy race actually takes place.
From the latest custom cars to classics, the Tokyo Auto Salon displays a variety of custom cars regardless of new or old. In recent years both domestic and import car manufacturers have participated in the event, increasing the scale of the showfloor every year. Its not possible to see all the booths in a single day anymore.
For the qualifiers of the 3rd round of the Super Gran Turismo Championship, the fastest ranked players of Japan gathered from across the nation. Gamers who proved their worth in the past in the BMW Z4 challenge and Shell V-Power Exciting Championship came to test their skill against Super GT Drivers. The selection of the track and car for the qualifier was what you would expect in tune with the Auto Salon, being held on the Tsukuba Circuit using the RE Amemiya FD3S RX-7. (Tires set to Sports/Hard).
Gran Turismo players, Happy New Year 2015! Here’s the first piece of news for the new year.
On the show floor of the festival of custom cars opening on Jan. 9, the “Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 with NAPAC”, Juichi Wakisaka, AKA Mr. Super GT (LEXUS TEAM WedsSport BANDOH) will host the Auto Salon Special Night “Super Gran Turismo Competition”.
The final championship round of the e-sports event based in Japan, the “Red Bull 5G”, spans across several genres of games including fighting games, sports games, puzzles, and free games; and the racing division of the event is hosted on Gran Turismo 6. This final event was held on December 21, at the “Akiba Square” in the town of Akihabara in Tokyo, Japan. The Gran Turismo 6 match of the racing category was basically a GT championship competition between eastern and western Japan, with fierce competitors that have emerged from around 9000 participants. Historically Eastern Japan has maintained the lead, with 2 wins in a row in the last 2 years. And the guys who brought victory to the east in the last 2 years, are the top Japanese GT players “YAM” and “Yamadu”. However, things took a turn for the unexpected this year, with both of them dropping out in the regional qualifiers!
December – the holiday season is here, and a new VGT car will be added in the update planned for this month. Seasonal events are also being renewed for the holidays with the year end/new year seasonal events having boosted reward credits that will make it possible to gain up to 10 million credits in total! You’ll definitely want to get the login bonus maxed out before this starts. VGT events will also be held so those who are close to the credit maximum should watch their limit; it’ll be a good opportunity to buy those high priced car’s you’ve been holding off on!
The Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo was unveiled at the LA Auto Show last month, and on the stage of the press conference at the GM booth, Yamauchi san celebrated the unveiling of the full scale model together with the people from GM.
The GPS Visualizer and Data Logger became compatible with the “Nissan Connect NISMO Plus” in the latest update. Driving data can be analyzed from on-vehicle information recorded while driving on a real life circuit. The current list of compatible tracks include the Fuji Speedway, Nürburgring, Mazda Laguna SECA Raceway, and the Willow Springs Raceway.
Gran Turismo 6 has made its evolution to version 1.14 in its last update. A variety of features have been added, but there are things to watch for in addition to the updates; events with reorganized categories and performance adjustments will be added to the Quick Match. This is the BoP (Balance of Performance) race introduced during the WEC 6 Hours of Fuji, and it will make it easier to organize races with more realistic visuals.