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Jay Leno Takes Gran Turismo 6 for a Test Drive


Collector and auto professional Jay Leno took two automobiles from Gran Turismo 6 for check drives within the newest movie episode of JayLenosGarage.com: his personal a thousand horsepower Oldsmobile Toronado, and in addition the Mercedes-Benz AMG Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo idea automotive designed particularly for the sport. Along with being probably the most first to power the Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo within the recreation, Leno is the primary individual outdoor Mercedes-Benz to pilot the Imaginative and prescient GT idea automobile — which was once printed on the contemporary LA Auto Express — in actual lifestyles, the use of a radio controller thru his LA storage.

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Mercedes-Benz introduced the AMG Imaginative and prescient Gran Turismo to Jay’s storage straight away from the LA Convey. The Imaginative and prescient is the primary of a collection of thought vehicles from quite a lot of producers made for Gran Turismo 6. However, up to now, the one one to be was an actual automotive. Leno stated he thinks video games are taking up in figuring out what vehicles reach cult standing.

“Video video games are the place automobiles will reach cult standing going ahead and, just like the Mercedes-Benz, the place we will be able to see vehicles make their debuts earlier than being made for actual.”

Jay’s vehicles are additionally making a return in GT6. The 1966 Toronado is the 2nd of Jay’s automobiles to be featured in Gran Turismo. The primary was once his Tank Automotive, a behemoth of a dragster powered by using an engine from a Patton tank. The Toronado mixes twenty first Century chassis, suspension, and a twin-turbocharged engine from a Chevrolet Corvette with a 1960′s physique. The end result is a monster of a muscle automobile. Within the movie, Leno offers an perception to players in the way to tame the Toronado.

“We like Jay’s information and enthusiasm for vehicles,” stated Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi. “It’s nice having the Toronado within the sport. I’ve pushed it within the sport and it’s an actual problem.”

“My Tank Automotive was once within the earlier recreation, so it’s nice the PlayStation guys wished my Toronado on this time,” stated Leno. “It’s in the identical category as Le Mans vehicles as a result of it has a lot energy. It’s a actual handful to pressure.”