Though we’ve lengthy recognized that an replace to Gran Turismo 7 could be coming quickly, Gran Turismo collection creator Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed that it’ll arrive throughout this coming week.
Yamauchi has posted his conventional social media “silhouette” teaser, revealing not solely that the replace shall be coming throughout the week commencing August 22, however the autos it is going to add to the sport.
As we’ve seen throughout Gran Turismo 7’s life thus far, the teaser accommodates three vehicles, considerably hinting that this would be the month-to-month commonplace for the sport pending any future adjustments.
It’s an interesting trio of autos this month, with a lauded fashionable sports activities automobile, some cool traditional muscle, and one of many best Components One vehicles ever made.
Maybe the simplest to acknowledge is the Porsche Cayman GT4 on the left. This is the primary era of the Cayman GT4, primarily based on the second-gen 981, from 2015, and sibling of the Cayman GT4 Clubsport that’s already in Gran Turismo as Porsche’s Gr.4 race automobile. Each use a 3.8-liter flat-six borrowed from the 991 911.
Dealing with away from us within the high proper is the 1969 Pontiac GTO “The Decide”. Given away by its hood-mounted tachometer, The Decide was a stripped again model of the GTO pitched in opposition to the Plymouth Highway Runner, with a 6.6-liter “Ram Air 400” engine good for round 370hp.
Lastly, within the bottom-right nook, is the McLaren-Honda MP4/4. This was probably the most profitable F1 automobile ever constructed, claiming 15 wins out of the 16 World Championship races within the 1988 season, and 15 pole positions — and it didn’t harm that Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost have been the crew’s drivers.
The MP4/4 could be the primary new Senna-driven race automobile added to the collection because the particular Gran Turismo 6 Senna Tribute in 2014. Nevertheless it stays to be seen if the automobile shall be added with its actual title or sit alongside the F1500T-A — an tailored model of the Lotus 97T from GT6 — as a fictional mannequin.
In fact these gained’t be the one new vehicles within the replace. A specifically liveried model of the De Tomaso Mangusta will even arrive within the recreation, as a part of a collaboration with Dior. The official announcement for that said that the automobile and particular racing swimsuit could be accessible on Thursday August 25, relatively honing within the date for the sport replace.
As ever, we don’t know what further content material is perhaps within the replace. To this point the sport has solely had one solely new monitor since launch — Watkins Glen — and a second would put it on a par with the speed at which GT Sport obtained new tracks in its first few months.
As well as, the On-line Season 2 of the Gran Turismo World Sequence has a few gaps within the calendar which often signifies new vehicles or circuits, so we wouldn’t be too stunned to see an extra venue within the replace.
Followers are nonetheless crossing every part that may be crossed for the power to promote surplus vehicles, first floated by Yamauchi within the tough roadmap posted again in March. We’d additionally anticipate an growth to the single-player providing with new Menu Books and races.
Nevertheless we’ll possible have to attend and see what the replace brings when it lands, which we’re anticipating to be round 0800UTC on Thursday August 25.
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