Rome, Madrid in New Gran Turismo 5 Trailer

December 25th, 2009 by Jordan

In a special Christmas-day surprise for GT fans, Kazunori Yamauchi has shown off two stunning new city tracks in a new Gran Turismo 5 trailer at the Asia Game Show 2009. We first heard about the brand-new Madrid circuit back in April of 2008, and now we finally get to take a look at it. We also get to see a new section of track from GT’s infamous digital version of Rome. There’s new footage of NASCAR and WRC events, a helicopter, and what appears to be a Gulfstream Jet (?!!?!) on a runway with a Mazda 787B and Audi R10. The clip is getting an even closer examination in our forums, so head on over there for more analysis.

Yamauchi’s presentation included several bullet points which you can see in the photos below, but they weren’t quite as revealing as the trailer (in other words, if you’re a regular reader here, you won’t see anything new). Regardless, this makes for a very pleasant and quite unexpected holiday surprise. Merry Christmas, everyone, and thanks to shagg_187 for being first to send this in!

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  1. Jan. 3, 8:25am
    tvensky

    is it going to be in HD any time soon…?

  2. Jan. 1, 6:09am
    Tony

    Finally a little emphasis on tracks (that us what we most need. I really hope gt5 has the double of tracks that those that have been published cus there is were blu rays extra storage capacity should be used

  3. Dec. 29, 5:55pm
    Sam__NY

    @daniel

    Or maybe overturning is some where between understeer and oversteer. 0.o

  4. Dec. 29, 5:37pm
    ICANT55

    New news!!!!

  5. Dec. 29, 1:22pm
    maxpontiac

    I am almost embarassed to admit that the wait for this game is killing me.

  6. Dec. 28, 7:13pm
    Denz

    That wasn’t an Audi, it was a Lexus IS-F Racing Concept car.

  7. Dec. 28, 3:23pm
    pegaz2507

    I dont think that was an Audi. Days are going by so slowly…I need a new demo!

  8. Dec. 28, 3:09pm
    daniel

    I can only think of one thing that overturning cars might mean, you’ll be able to roll the car, and see the underside of the car

  9. Dec. 28, 2:45pm
    BenDixon

    Just wondering whether the clip with the Plane is the Top Gear test track?

    Not sure if anyone has mentioned it, if so, sorry for the double post =]

  10. Dec. 28, 2:40pm
    caasimun_18

    hey did u guys see the tuned audi comin out of the garage without any sponsors, well…am just thinkin if thats part of the whole new customization kit, if it is, hot dangit! i want this game well the game would have come out in september but thanks to north americans and their desire to damage everything (no offense) they had to take another damn 5 months to try and implement damage but i have to thank them coz the damage is pretty realistic!

  11. Dec. 28, 2:20pm
    FlareKR

    Gulfstream Jet, and a heli + Runway + Audi R10 = Sebring.
    Sebring used to be an airport and still runs as one.

  12. Dec. 28, 1:13pm
    goonersems

    what does “overturning cars ” mean

  13. Dec. 28, 12:46pm
    Paulo

    Why did the track variations go down to over 60 instead of 70? Thats a bummer. Planned release is also another downer, probably won’t release in the states until next fall. It’s looking amazing though and I’m still keeping my hopes up.

  14. Dec. 28, 12:28pm
    drive2fast

    The quality and realism is really amazing…a close look into the final product. Yes..that was a Gulfstream corporate jet.

    Makes me think there will me missions on the top gear track like the show racing the plane or things like that they do on the show.

  15. Dec. 28, 9:21am
    Unkown

    The trialers are not in GAME!!, when some is proud of his game what he has made and he thinks the grahpics are AWESOME he will show it to his fans. PD is just showing a fucking CUT SCENE that its not even in GAME!!! Come with the real stuff!

  16. Dec. 28, 6:51am
    tinni

    @walsall fc: that’s right! they come onto this site, looking around and criticising, when infact the GT series started realistic simulation racing… n00bs

  17. Dec. 28, 4:27am
    iCyCo

    We’ve seen the new lexus that replaced the Wedsport Celica..hope they have the SC that replaced the supra..it is the reigning champ ya know…

  18. Dec. 28, 4:03am
    daniel

    did we also notice in one of the pics, overturning of cars

  19. Dec. 28, 3:59am
    daniel

    please can we have a better feed, that was terrible, I’d rather no video than bad video

  20. Dec. 28, 12:31am
    Pilot Ace

    Besides the the fact that the video was a pleasant surprise, does anyone know what song that was playing?

  21. Dec. 27, 10:44pm
    J-XY

    I don’t find it right that NASCAR and WRC get a mention but SuperGT doesn’t…As a matter of fact, I am looking forward to the SuperGT than the two other events and the JGTC cars the ones I use the most in all GT games. T_T

  22. Dec. 27, 10:10pm
    ralph89

    @wardo

    I bet you’ll jump up and down when you see a forza 3 trailer and call it the best ever made in the world.

  23. Dec. 27, 6:15pm
    Jack

    haha at about 00.57 seconds you see a nascar pit lane mechanic clapping his hands whilst looking at the cars zooming past at indi

  24. Dec. 27, 4:27pm
    BASE

    Well, David. Laggy graphics is what you will see, because many people judge a game by the way it looks. I dont want better graphics. That part of GT5 has been good enough for years. Making it run smooth is another thing. I also feel like the cars in replays look more “static” than before, and it reminds me more and more like Forza3. Well, let us see when the full game is released.
    Have a laggy day/night!!!

  25. Dec. 27, 1:42pm
    pegaz2507

    very much indeed! hahaha!

  26. Dec. 27, 1:39pm
    tman

    thats true david

  27. Dec. 27, 12:32pm
    David Macphail

    Awesome, the best racing game in the world returns next year and it looks better than ever! It’s a good thing PD take their time when it comes to releasing games, if they’d rushed it to get it out for this Christmas we could have ended up with a laggy, unrealistic pile of garbage with terrible graphics and sound like Forza 3.

  28. Dec. 27, 6:16am
    pegaz2507

    cant wait for a better quality video and a new trailer! 3months to go!whoooooohoooo!

  29. Dec. 27, 5:41am
    Bernd

    Rome confirmed is fine and Red Rock should also be in GT5, maybe they change it with that annoying minitrack

  30. Dec. 27, 2:44am
    lans

    wardo go back to your bridge, if you dont like gt why u here, this site has been postly troll and flame free please be a man and play forza 3 and dissapear

  31. Dec. 26, 11:58pm
    Tek9[R]

    That was awesome! Rome (GT3) was one of my favorite tracks, now if we could ony confirm Red Rock Valley…
    With all this Top Gear crossover I wonder if the Stig could be in? This is already the “Best Game Ever” with just the Time Trial’s handleing and GTPSP’s number of cars. I cant wait!

    SHUMI IS BACK!

  32. Dec. 26, 11:01pm
    wardo

    that was a lame trailer

  33. Dec. 26, 10:49pm
    wardo

    look I know it’s all “in game” but it’s just replays and whatnot… I didn’t see any new in car real time driving footage there just replay and cut scene bullshit… can’t wait for the final game i’m sure it will have the standard 2d sprite cardboard cutout spectators as usual.

  34. Dec. 26, 8:27pm
    gtone339

    One word: COOL!!

  35. Dec. 26, 8:02pm
    Sam__ NY

    This wasn’t the trailer they secretly showed to a few lucky fellows at TGS. This was something different, but still very entertaining.

  36. Dec. 26, 7:40pm
    RustyKettle

    Nice trailer. Is this Rome track the one from GT3? I hope so!

  37. Dec. 26, 7:27pm
    sumbrownkid

    ^I’m guessing 25 at the least. Now it’s the number of Skylines we have to worry about.

  38. Dec. 26, 7:04pm
    R53freak

    “Over 950 cars” Anyone wanna guess how many of those will be various versions of the EVO?

  39. Dec. 26, 6:14pm
    ralph89

    @wardo

    Are you blind? Almost all PD showed there are from “in-game” shots, most of their racing trailers are all in-game since GT1. The only different is it’s more enhance than the real gameplay. If you think that GT5 will look like the GT Academy TT demo in the final game, your kidding yourself. Because the GC,TGS,TMS, and SEMA showed that GT5 is going to be twice better graphically and 50 times better content than GT5 prologue.

  40. Dec. 26, 6:07pm
    lans

    Wardo you are ignorant and lazy. And very uneducated about gt 5

  41. Dec. 26, 5:39pm
    wardo

    wow! nothing but non-gameplay footage, it seems that PD has spent most of their dev time working on cut scenes, while it is nice eye candy i’m still worried that the final gameplay is not going to be much better than the time trial demo albeit a bit more detail off the track.

  42. Dec. 26, 4:58pm
    Slimer

    /yawn

    I appreciate what PD\Kaz is doing, but every time they release “new” footage, I feel like they keep giving me the same old stale bread over and over.

  43. Dec. 26, 3:33pm
    Flagmo-T

    I never thought i would happen to me. But I’m simply in love with Kazunori Yamauchi if somebody can listing, he sure can.. Wauuuu ALl the right stuff is in there.. Thanks you Kazunori Yamauchi You got you self a Major Fan of your spirit in creating this Master piece.. :O) ORSM!!

    M-C
    Flagmo-T / psn:Team_MoFF-No2[DK]

  44. Dec. 26, 2:36pm
    ISMZmj

    I LOVE GT5 .. I tire when I see new footage .. I hope the issuance of a copy in English, with the time of the Japanese version

  45. Dec. 26, 1:41pm
    ismellbacon611

    @Mustangmiha
    the cover will have a ferrari 458 italia and a sls amg on it with nurburgring on it also …
    no toyota concept

  46. Dec. 26, 12:44pm
    AMG

    Its says over the 950 cars so its some 1000 cars or more , 20 locations country places and over the 60 varition ? 70 or 80 varitions

  47. Dec. 26, 11:51am
    twan

    finally its confermed there is tuning in the game

  48. Dec. 26, 11:26am
    S3 Racer

    Legen——– wait4it——-dary

    now need it in HD.

  49. Dec. 26, 11:12am
    napoleon_ist

    damn you noticed HEAD TRACKING disappeared… :|

  50. Dec. 26, 10:57am
    walsall fc

    whats with the forza fans making references that gran turismo 5 is crap??? when GT5 is released, it will get so much publicity with the amount of features it includes. i think forza fans are a tad jealous that forza dont contain features that GT5 will include.

  51. Dec. 26, 10:31am
    Kingpin

    @ D84

    Thanks !

  52. Dec. 26, 10:10am
    Mustangmiha

    Maybe that red concept Toyota will be on GT5 cover. And I have to say there are some shocking news I saw in this video, like race 2 Players vs. Plane…

  53. Dec. 26, 10:04am
    Mustangmiha

    Niiice!!

  54. Dec. 26, 9:42am
    Maximou

    Depe01, dynamic wheather absent ? Take a closer look to the first scene, when we see the place and a guy carring a wheel. We already saw these two shots at E3 2009’s trailer. But ambiant brightness seems to have changed isn’t it ?

    When it was day light for E3 2009, it seems to be almost dusk here. I think, better quality video will tell us or not if it’s actually in that video.

  55. Dec. 26, 9:42am
    Razor

    Niko> lol. Big fail on forza fans. lol.

  56. Dec. 26, 9:30am
    Niko

    All trailer not in-game!Says Forza fans!Really?

  57. Dec. 26, 8:13am
    D84

    @Kingpin
    yes you can.. ps3 blu ray games dont have region/code restrictions

  58. Dec. 26, 8:05am
    Kingpin

    Can I play the NTSC version of GT5 on my PAL ps3 (German) ?

  59. Dec. 26, 7:57am
    Niko

    Finally new info………thanks.Very nice.

  60. Dec. 26, 6:29am
    pegaz2507

    Very nice PD. Nice present for the holidays!

  61. Dec. 26, 5:57am
    Alex

    LOL “is the dog playable?”

    Yes it is, it has been confirmed by Kaz on Christmas Eve that we’ll be able to put “fap” to a whole new level via “leg humping” the glorious automobiles of Gran Turismo.

  62. Dec. 26, 5:31am
    Kakumaki

    Hope we’ll have english soon in the japanese version.

  63. Dec. 26, 4:49am
    depe01

    Looking at the bullet points, I noticed that dynamic wether and day/night is absent :~(
    Well we gonna get a helicopter and a Gulfstream jet instead ;o)

  64. Dec. 26, 4:40am
    Commentor

    Is the dog playable?

  65. Dec. 26, 2:55am
    DaveTheStalker

    Maybe the jet was shown to ‘clearly’ indicate those cars are on the Top Gear track. As most of us know, the TG track is built on an aiport runway.

  66. Dec. 26, 2:42am
    Devedander

    Well it’s nice to get some new stuff to see for Xmas and the tracks are definitely cool to see coming…

    The rest of it however seems to be pretty much all stuff we have seen before or at best intro trailer stuff and as such little to do with the game…

    And everything WRC I saw seems to be the same stuff we saw before with maybe a few more anglese thrown in for good meausre, but the same stretch of road and same few seconds of race…

  67. Dec. 26, 2:41am
    tameem

    @Alex M.

    the song also featured in the GTPSP intro
    The music is “Stigma” by Noisia. Great DnB track ;)

  68. Dec. 26, 12:52am
    Turbo_3800

    This has half the footage from the 1st few trailors but with a few new scenes added. This isn’t exiting enough lol but it’s new so im happy. I wonder how the intro is gonna be for GT5

  69. Dec. 26, 12:35am
    Alex M.

    What is the song in that trailer? Does anyone know? I feel like that has been featured in one of the older gt5 trailers.

  70. Dec. 25, 10:51pm
    Jake

    Thanks for the video, Merry Christmas =)

  71. Dec. 25, 9:37pm
    rfs

    Whats with the jet?

  72. Dec. 25, 9:08pm
    tameem

    OMG… picking up my jaw from the floor
    i have been collecting all the trailers. another gt5 trailer to my collection, but i will wait for a better quality. Thank you Jordan you the man once again.

    Kaz was not joking when he said that the E3 trailer showed only a small part of GT5.

  73. Dec. 25, 8:59pm
    Cuztheyrefast20

    @DaveTheStalker

    The Japanese version of GTPSP is in English (depending on the language settings of the PSP). So perhaps we could see a Japanese GT5 with English.

  74. Dec. 25, 8:16pm
    noname

    Alright Jordan, I know you will! (: You never dissapointed any of us.

    Anyways, nice find! Thanks for sharing.

    Merry Christmas ;-)

  75. Dec. 25, 7:50pm
    Jswilli1

    I wonder with the Indianapolis track if the GT series doesn’t add Indy cars in the future? Nascar was somewhat of a shocker, but then again they did include Daytona in GT5P.

  76. Dec. 25, 6:08pm
    ICANT55

    Thats some carzy Sh*t with the car vs the jet on the top gear test track….

  77. Dec. 25, 5:41pm
    Jordan

    @BooBoo: The US/EU date hasn’t been announced.

    @noname: Don’t know, but I’ll be sure to post it here when it’s released.

  78. Dec. 25, 5:25pm
    Bank Alexander

    My Boxing Day is now awesome!

  79. Dec. 25, 5:10pm
    nvswog

    Anyone else notice the big plane on the drag strip?

  80. Dec. 25, 5:00pm
    DaveTheStalker

    With the Japanese version of the GT5 TT Demo being in full English and [UK] having MPH be the unit of distance by default [in the US], I really hope the March release of GT5 will read the region also!

  81. Dec. 25, 4:57pm
    ismellbacon611

    i thaught we were going to have 70-80 variations of tracks buts this says 20 tracks with 60 variations … 10 less = not good

  82. Dec. 25, 4:34pm
    smuge

    Planned for march 2010. Dont say “release”….just “planned”. Ridiculous PD!

  83. Dec. 25, 4:33pm
    noname

    Nice! When will we see this Trailer in HD? Will we see more from GT5 during new year?

  84. Dec. 25, 4:31pm
    BooBoo

    Yes i know , but is that planned for Europe and North America. Or release date was changed for Japan From 31 march to planned for march , but we can move it back?? Thank you Jordan for some news.

  85. Dec. 25, 4:26pm
    Jordan

    Yes, BooBoo, the March 2010 release date for Japan was set in September of this year.

  86. Dec. 25, 4:22pm
    BooBoo

    Planned for march 2010??

  87. Dec. 25, 4:09pm
    motortrend

    oh and i saw a supra behind the merc at around 1:10

  88. Dec. 25, 4:06pm
    motortrend

    woo i knew something else had to come

  89. Dec. 25, 3:57pm
    Gar

    CarBastard takes the lead!

  90. Dec. 25, 3:54pm
    aleksandar SRB

    No I did not first…

  91. Dec. 25, 3:54pm
    aleksandar SRB

    Rome is back!!!!!! I hope that is track from GT2,3, and am first yeeeee!!!!!!

  92. Dec. 25, 3:52pm
    CarBastard

    OMG! OMG! Thanks Jordan! You just made my day! =D


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