Tomorrow Polyphony Digital will deploy Update V1.32 for the PS4/PS5 Gran Turismo 7 title, including four new cars, new scapes, and two extra menu books for the GT Café mode.
As usual, the new update will also include a list of bug fixes, stability tweaks, and overall improvements.
Official Webpage – www.playstation.com/gran-turismo-7
1. Four new cars, including a classic Jaguar supercar and 2023 Super Formula racers
Jaguar XJ220 ’92
The Jaguar XJ220 is a two-seater sports car that was produced by Jaguar from 1992 to 1994. It was first unveiled as a concept car at the 1988 British International Motor Show in Birmingham, England. The car was designed to be a high-performance supercar that would rival the likes of the Ferrari F40 and the Porsche 959.
The XJ220 is powered by a mid-mounted 3.5-liter V6 engine, which was developed in partnership with Tom Walkinshaw Racing (TWR). The engine is twin-turbocharged and produces 542 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a five-speed manual transmission.
The car’s body is made of aluminum and features a sleek, aerodynamic design that was developed with the help of wind tunnel testing. The XJ220 has a top speed of 217 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.
The interior of the XJ220 is spartan but functional, with bucket seats and a minimalist dashboard. The car is equipped with air conditioning, power windows, and a high-end stereo system.
Only 275 examples of the XJ220 were produced, making it a rare and highly sought-after car among collectors. Despite its short production run, the XJ220 remains a legendary supercar that represents the pinnacle of Jaguar’s engineering and design capabilities.
Mercedes-AMG GT3 ’20
The Mercedes-AMG GT3 ’20 is a high-performance racing car that is designed for use in GT3-class competitions around the world. It is the latest iteration of the AMG GT3, which was first introduced in 2016.
Under the hood, the Mercedes-AMG GT3 ’20 is powered by a 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that produces over 550 horsepower. The engine is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox that is controlled by paddle shifters on the steering wheel.
The car’s chassis is made of lightweight materials such as aluminum and carbon fiber, which help to keep the weight down and increase rigidity. The GT3 ’20 features advanced aerodynamics, including a large rear wing and a front splitter, which provide high levels of downforce and grip on the track.
The Mercedes-AMG GT3 ’20 is equipped with advanced suspension and braking systems, which allow it to handle the high speeds and stresses of competitive racing. The car is also fitted with various electronic systems, including traction control and ABS, which help to optimize performance and ensure the driver’s safety.
Dallara SF23 Super Formula/Toyota ’23
The Dallara SF23 is a single-seater racing car designed for use in the Super Formula championship, which is a top-level open-wheel racing series in Japan. The car is designed and manufactured by Dallara, an Italian racing car manufacturer, and it made its debut in the 2022 Super Formula season.
The SF23 is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine developed by Honda, which produces over 600 horsepower. The car also features a six-speed sequential gearbox and a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, which makes it both light and strong.
One of the key features of the SF23 is its aerodynamic design, which is optimized for high-speed performance. The car features a large front wing, a rear wing, and a complex underbody aerodynamics package, which work together to produce high levels of downforce and grip. This allows the car to corner at very high speeds and achieve impressive lap times.
In terms of safety features, the SF23 is equipped with the latest technology, including a survival cell and an impact-absorbing front structure. The car also features a Halo cockpit protection system, which helps to protect the driver’s head in the event of an accident.
Dallara SF23 Super Formula/Honda ’23
The Dallara SF23 Super Formula/Honda ’23 is a top-level open-wheel racing car designed and manufactured by Dallara, an Italian racing car manufacturer, in collaboration with Honda. It is designed to compete in the Super Formula championship in Japan, one of the most prestigious open-wheel racing series in the country.
Under the hood, the SF23 is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine developed by Honda. The engine produces over 600 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox, providing lightning-fast shifts and precise control.
The SF23 features a carbon fiber monocoque chassis that is both strong and lightweight, providing the driver with maximum safety and agility on the track. The car’s aerodynamic design is optimized for high-speed performance, featuring a large front wing, a rear wing, and a complex underbody aerodynamics package that produces high levels of downforce and grip, allowing the car to corner at very high speeds and achieve impressive lap times.
In terms of safety, the SF23 is equipped with the latest technology, including a survival cell and an impact-absorbing front structure. The car also features a Halo cockpit protection system, which helps to protect the driver’s head in the event of an accident.
The SF23’s suspension system is designed to provide maximum performance on the track, with advanced dampers and adjustable ride height. The car is also fitted with high-performance brakes and tires, providing the driver with precise control and stopping power.
2. A new Super Formula race becomes part of World Circuits
The Super Formula is a top-level open-wheel single-seater racing series that takes place in Japan. It is the fastest and most prestigious open-wheel racing series in the country, with a long history dating back to the early 1970s.
The series features custom-built racing cars that are designed and manufactured by Japanese racing car manufacturers such as Dallara, Dome, and Mugen. The cars are powered by 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engines that produce over 600 horsepower, and they are capable of reaching top speeds of up to 330 km/h (205 mph).
Super Formula races take place on various tracks around Japan, including the iconic Suzuka Circuit and Fuji Speedway. The championship is contested over a series of races, with the driver earning points based on their finishing position in each race. The driver with the most points at the end of the season is crowned the Super Formula champion.
The Super Formula is known for attracting some of the best racing talent from around the world, including former Formula One drivers such as Jenson Button, Stoffel Vandoorne, and Kamui Kobayashi. The series is also recognized for its high level of technical innovation and its commitment to safety, with stringent regulations and safety measures in place to ensure the drivers’ well-being.
3. Two “Extra Menus” for the Café[Extra Menu No. 20] Collection: Shelby (Collector Level 41 and above)
Shelby is a well-known American performance car brand founded by Carroll Shelby in 1962. The company is famous for producing high-performance versions of various cars, most notably the Ford Mustang and the Shelby Cobra.
Carroll Shelby was a successful racing driver and designer who wanted to create a powerful and lightweight sports car. In 1962, he teamed up with AC Cars in the UK to create the Shelby Cobra, a small and agile car powered by a Ford V8 engine. The Shelby Cobra quickly became a legendary car, known for its raw power and exceptional handling.
Shelby also worked closely with Ford to produce high-performance versions of the Mustang, including the Shelby GT350 and the Shelby GT500. These cars featured upgraded engines, suspension systems, and brakes, making them some of the most sought-after muscle cars of the 1960s and 1970s.
Today, Shelby continues to produce high-performance cars, including limited-edition versions of the Ford Mustang and other sports cars. The company also offers performance upgrades and customization options for a wide range of vehicles, allowing owners to personalize their cars and enhance their performance.
[Extra Menu No. 21] Collection: Alpine (Collector Level 35 and above)
Alpine is a French sports car brand founded in 1955. The company has a rich history of motorsports success, including winning the 1973 World Rally Championship, the 1978 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the European Le Mans Series in 2013 and 2014.
Originally founded by Jean Rédélé, Alpine produced lightweight sports cars based on Renault platforms. The company gained a reputation for building nimble and agile cars that were well-suited to motorsports competition.
In 1973, Alpine won the World Rally Championship with the Alpine A110, a small and agile car that became an icon of the brand. The A110 was known for its exceptional handling and nimble performance, making it a popular choice for rally drivers.
In 2017, Alpine was relaunched as a standalone brand by Renault, with a focus on producing high-performance sports cars. The first car to be released under the new Alpine brand was the A110, a modern interpretation of the classic sports car. The A110 features a lightweight aluminum chassis, a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and a sophisticated suspension system that provides exceptional handling and agility.
Today, Alpine continues to produce high-performance sports cars and has become a popular choice among driving enthusiasts who appreciate the brand’s heritage and commitment to performance and innovation.
4. North Yorkshire and Miyazaki are now part of featured Curations in Scapes
North Yorkshire is a county located in the north of England, bordering the counties of Durham, Cumbria, Lancashire, and East Yorkshire. It is the largest ceremonial county in England and includes the cities of York and Ripon.
North Yorkshire is known for its beautiful landscapes, including the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks, which offer stunning views, hiking trails, and outdoor recreational activities. The county is also home to the historic city of York, which is famous for its well-preserved medieval architecture, including the iconic York Minster cathedral.
In addition to its natural beauty and historic sites, North Yorkshire is also a hub for cultural and artistic activities. The county is home to several museums, galleries, and theaters, as well as a vibrant music and arts scene.
Miyazaki is a prefecture located on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. It is known for its beautiful natural landscapes, including rugged coastlines, lush forests, and pristine beaches. The prefecture is named after Miyazaki City, which is the capital and largest city in the region.
Miyazaki is home to several popular tourist destinations, including Aoshima Island, a small island known for its unique rock formations and beach; Takachiho Gorge, a scenic gorge with waterfalls and steep cliffs; and the Sun Messe Nichinan, a park with replicas of ancient ruins from around the world.
Miyazaki is also famous for its cultural heritage, with several traditional festivals held throughout the year, including the Takachiho Kagura festival, a traditional dance performance that has been recognized as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.