Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo, futuristic Evo?

Following in the latest trend, Mitsubishi has revealed a crazy concept car for the Gran Turismo 6 Sony PlayStation game. The concept is called the XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo, showcasing an outrageous future interpretation of the company’s ‘Evolution’ pedigree.

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The digital car features a bespoke carbon fibre reinforced plastic body with huge wheel arches and an equally substantial rear wing. There’s also a set of 20-inch aluminium wheels and various racing vents and scoops. Mitsubishi says,

“The iconic front grill is a study of next generation Mitsubishi automobiles, and the shape that forms a wedge starting from the triple diamond mark is designed in the image of an athlete at crouching position on a starting line, evoking an intense image of tension and potential.”

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Power comes from a plug-in hybrid EV system force through an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, with all-wheel drive. Specific output figures haven’t been mentioned.

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So, how can you drive it in the popular car game? After installing update 1.08 the little beast can be purchased from the Vision GT area within the Cars section in My Home. It’s also obtainable by completing a lap in the new Seasonal Event. Click play below for a demo.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.