Mazda’s concept car RX-VISION has been transformed into a race car and will appear in the Gran Turismo SPORT, a playstation 4-PS4 race game. The RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT, equipped with the SKYACTIV-R, a four-rotor rotary engine with a maximum output of 570ps, will be available for download on May 22 at 15 p.m. Japanese time.
Mazda’s virtual race car RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT visits the Gran Turismo SPORT
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The RX-VISION is a concept car unveiled by Mazda at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 2015. Equipped with the next-generation skyactiv-R rotary engine to shape the front engine rear drive , the RX-VISION is a model that expresses the appearance of the sports car that the company wants to realize someday.
Mazda’s concept car RX-VISION
Mazda has developed the MAZDA RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT in collaboration with The Polyphony Digital Gran Turismo Series software development company. Based on RX-VISION, it is assumed that it has been modified in accordance with the vehicle rules of the FIA International Automobile Federation GT3.
The design, while using the long nose short deck form of the base vehicle, expanded the width between the left and right tires. The weight distribution before and after is 48:52. The power unit has a four-rotor rotary engine with a maximum output of 570ps, a double wishbone at the front and a multi-link rear suspension.
The mazda RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT has a total length of 4,590 mm, a width of 2,075mm, and a total height of 1,120mm. The wheelbase is 2,700mm, the front and rear treads are 1,720mm/1,760mm, and the vehicle weight is 1,250 kg. The engine generates a maximum output of 570mm and a maximum torque of 540Nm at 2,600cc.
Mazda, which will bring the vehicle to the Gran Turismo SPORT, hopes to increase the number of Mazda fans by allowing a wide fan base of digital motorsports to feel the “pleasure of manipulating the car.” Even under the influence of the recent spread of coronavirus infection, the company hopes to contribute to the development of car culture while responding to a new way of life through “digital motorsports”, where car lovers around the world can connect online and enjoy racing under the same conditions beyond countries, regions, languages, and generations.
Users using Mazda vehicles such as mazda RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT in the Gran Turismo SPORT will automatically acquire seeding rights to compete in the FIA Gran Turismo Championship World Tour, which is scheduled to be held around the world in the 2020 season. In addition, the MAZDA RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT can participate in the “Gran Turismo SPORT” category of the National Prefectural ESports Championship 2020 KAGOSHIMA, which is a cultural program for the 75th National Sports Tournament “Fire-moving Kadoshima National Body 2020”.
RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT