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Subaru revs up TV screens with Viziv GT Vision Gran Turismo

Subaru revs up TV screens with...
The VIZIV GT gets an extreme body kit
The VIZIV GT gets an extreme body kit
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Subaru presents the VIZIV GT
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Subaru presents the VIZIV GT
The VIZIV GT has a powerful wedge shape
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The VIZIV GT has a powerful wedge shape
VIZIV GT sketch
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VIZIV GT sketch
Subaru VIZIV GT
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Subaru VIZIV GT
The Subaru VIZIV GT will become available in GT6 as part of update 1.14
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The Subaru VIZIV GT will become available in GT6 as part of update 1.14
The VIZIV GT has exaggerated proportions
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The VIZIV GT has exaggerated proportions
Subaru started with its VIZIV 2 concept and turned it into a fully kitted track car
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Subaru started with its VIZIV 2 concept and turned it into a fully kitted track car
The VIZIV GT gets an extreme body kit
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The VIZIV GT gets an extreme body kit
The VIZIV GT joins Chevy's Chaparral 2X as the latest Vision Gran Turismo releases
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The VIZIV GT joins Chevy's Chaparral 2X as the latest Vision Gran Turismo releases
Subaru VIZIV GT Vision Gran Turismo
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Subaru VIZIV GT Vision Gran Turismo
The VIXIV GT takes care of air with a radical aero kit
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The VIXIV GT takes care of air with a radical aero kit
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The VIZIV GT has a 2.0-liter turbo and three electric motors
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The VIZIV GT has a 2.0-liter turbo and three electric motors
The VIZIV GT has 591 hp and 593 lb-ft on tap
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The VIZIV GT has 591 hp and 593 lb-ft on tap
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The grand parade of Vision Gran Turismos continues. Subaru took the cloth off a Vision Gran Turismo design based on the VIZIV 2 concept it showed earlier this year, hanging a dramatic body kit on an already eye-catching concept car. The car packs the most aggressive styling and specs in Subaru's history, including 591 hp of turbo hybrid power.

Showing no sign of fear in the face of redundancy, Subaru calls its video game car the VIZIV GT Vision Gran Turismo. We'll stick with VIZIV GT. The automaker envisions the car as the ultimate sports car in its Vision for Innovation (VIZIV) concept line, which includes the VIZIV conceptfrom the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and the VIZIV 2 from the 2014 Geneva show.

Starting with the design ethic of the 2014 VIZIV 2, Subaru added bulging, solid shapes, aiming for a design that looks carved from a single block of metal. The blistered fenders, scalped roof line, stretched rear wing and rugged rear diffuser give it the look of a powerful track demon that's ready to devour the air in front of its face before excreting it milliseconds later.

The VIZIV GT draws power from a combination of Subaru's classic horizontally opposed 2.0-liter turbo, backed up with a single high-power motor in front and a pair in back. All told, the power plants combine for 591 hp and 593 lb-ft of torque. The outputs of the drive units can be controlled separately, ramping up torque vectoring for sharpened cornering.

We haven't seen a mock-up of the VIZIV GT at Subaru's corner of the LA Auto Show, so it looks like the car debuts in the virtual world only. It will become available for use in Gran Turismo 6 as part of update 1.14. Take a look at its every exaggerated corner and carve in our gallery.

Source: Gran Turismo

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