Jaguar has joined the exclusive club by designing and creating a virtual sports car for Gran Turismo Series. It’s been unveiled Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo Coupé is the first all-electric virtual sports car to become the latest addition to the Vision Gran Turismo Racing Game.
Jaguar Vision GT Coupé has been designed from ground up, it was inspired by the brand’s incredible racing lineage. Drawing its futuristic design from Jaguar C-type and D-type and Jaguar’s I-Type 4 Formula E and I-PACE eTROPHY racing cars for the technical foundations, this virtual sports car promises uncompromising racing performance.
Gamers of Gran Turismo would enjoy 1,020PS (750kW) of power, 1,200Nm of torque, a perfectly balanced handling, and a 0-100km/h time of less than two seconds. Bold exterior lines, sculpted fenders, you can clearly see this Vision GT Coupé is influenced by Jaguar’s rich racing pedigree. Jaguar wants to push boundaries of aerodynamics and braking technology. Through this virtual racing car, Jaguar features a deployable, active, active aero wing to optimize energy efficiency while generating the perfect amount of downforce.
Crafted from experimental lightweight materials, this virtual EV weighs at just 1,400kg, it delivers near 50:50 weight distribution. Jaguar explains that Vision GT Coupé would be the first Jaguar that features iconic Leaper on the front grille.
Inside the car, Jaguar Vision GT Coupé, the design team has infused Jaguar’s heritage with contemporary interior philosophy of progressive luxury. The interior displays stunningly intricate details yet all of them are breath through simplicity of the car’s design. The cockpit is specifically designed to envelope the driver, creating a racing experience just like Jaguar’s Le Mans-winning D-types. The technology also features augmented reality digital side glass for better vision either side of the car. Gamers, you’ll be able to download Jaguar Vision GT Coupé in Gran Turismo Sport for Sony PlayStation 4 at the end of November, 2019.