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Here’s a first look at the futuristic Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision GT supercar, which was designed as a virtual vehicle for Sony’s PS3 Gran Turismo 6 racing simulation at the request of the game’s creator, Kazunori Yamauchi. The 3053-pound supercar is powered by a twin-turbocharged 577hp V8 that generates 590 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Here’s what Autoblog would like to add: “The motorized rear spoiler raises and lowers, the taillights work and the LED grille is fully functional (and reminds us a bit of the Pontiac Firebird’s flashing grille in Knight Rider). But the Gullwing doors weren’t opened, so we can’t comment on their functionality or the interior. We can comment on the “driver,” however, a dummy sitting in the driver’s seat that resembles the character who drives Gran Turismo’s virtual cars.”