Genesis has lifted the veil on its newest idea, which Gran Turismo gamers can drive from January 2024.
The X Gran Berlinetta VGT Idea was created as a part of Polyphony Digital’s Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo Collection, and was revealed as a full-scale mannequin on the Gran Turismo World Collection World Finals in Barcelona.
Its hybrid system incorporates a entrance mid-mounted Lambda 11 V6 engine which is assisted by a Yasa electrical motor and Genesis’ electrical supercharger expertise.
The V6 engine can attain 10,000 RPM and ship most output figures of 649kW of energy and 1071Nm of torque. The Yasa E Motor can produce 150kW and 266Nm.
Genesis claims whole system outputs of 799kW of energy and 1337Nm of torque.
The idea has been aerodynamically designed, and Genesis claims it has a drag coefficient of 0.34.
“Our purpose was to create a timeless design rooted within the essence of motorsport,” mentioned Genesis senior chief designer, John Krsteski.
“Now we have an extremely various international design group which can be automobile and racing lovers. The designers relished the chance to create a race automobile that featured Genesis design parts in addition to technical efficiency attributes. It has grow to be a catalyst of inspiration for our different packages.”
Genesis describes the car’s grand tourer design language as “pure and muscular”. On the entrance, it has a model of the model’s trademark crest grille. The headlights hint the define of the grille and meet on both aspect to copy Genesis’ dual-strip headlight design.
There are two air intakes on the bonnet which fold into the grille part.
The entrance bumper has two rectangular-shaped air intakes which meet the pointed gentle bar on the entrance grille.
On the rear, there’s an oval motif which is widespread on Genesis automobiles. The rear spoiler curves down and meets the physique, connecting with the textured black bumper to type a near-complete oval.
The twin strip gentle seems on the rear, with a Genesis wordmark in between the 2 strips.
There’s additionally a vertical dual-strip gentle within the centre of the bumper.
The automobile is completed in Magma orange, which Genesis says was impressed by Korea’s volcanos and the “emotion, ardour and vibrancy of the nation’s tradition.”
Inside, the carbon-fibre cabin has a number of mushy contact factors together with the dashboard, centre tunnel in addition to quilted and padded bolsters geared toward defending the motive force.
The digital display stretches throughout the sprint and serves as an info centre. It’s linked to a encompass digital monitoring system “which offers unobstructed views of close by automobiles”.
There’s a race bucket seat and a steering yoke to finish the race automobile look inside.
Steer-by-wire grip instructions “enable for exact and decisive manoeuvring” to provide the motive force a “aggressive edge”.
Gamers can add the X Gran Berlinetta VGT Idea to their Gran Turismo storage within the January replace by watching the Producer’s Cup broadcast inside the recreation.
Click on a picture to view the complete gallery