Author: Andrew Evans


Mazda Might Bring Back the MX-6 Coupe According to a Trademark Filing

Fans of 1990s coupes from Japan might be in heaven right now. Car manufacturers are bringing back old names on thoroughly up-to-date cars. First Nissan brought back the GT-R. Then… Read More »

The World Cup of Movie Cars - And The Winner Is...

You might recall a little while back that we covered a survey on the greatest movie cars ever. The cars on the list were… unusual to say the least, and… Read More »

Aston Martin Reveals Valkyrie's Stunning V12 Cosworth Heart

A hypercar needs a hyper engine. Thanks to Cosworth, the Aston Martin Valkyrie’s engine is as hyper as they come, and today Aston Martin has revealed it in full. We’ve… Read More »

Toyota's New Supra Caught Undisguised Ahead of 2019 Reveal

Thanks to one quick-witted snapper, we’ve got an early look at Toyota’s much-anticipated fifth generation Supra. To date, Toyota hasn’t been shy about letting the prototype car out and about.… Read More »

GT Academy's First Winner, Lucas Ordonez, Parts Company With Nissan

The first ever winner of GT Academy, Lucas Ordonez, has announced on social media that he is to leave the Nissan family. Spaniard Ordonez won the first round of the… Read More »

Pininfarina Names Its Electric Hypercar "Battista" After Brand's Founder

Pininfarina has revealed the name of the production version of its PF0 concept car. Fittingly, for the brand’s first production car, it will wear the name of the company founder.… Read More »

Porsche Shows Off Its Top Five Fastest Ever Road Cars

Porsche has recently revived its “Top 5” series of videos, looking at some of the extraordinary cars it has made over its 70-year history. This time it’s the turn of… Read More »

Mercedes-Benz X250d Road Test Review: The Premium Pickup Truck

In the middle of last year, Mercedes-Benz announced it was going to build a pickup truck. It came as something of a surprise. Pickups tend to be something of an… Read More »

Le Mans Hypercars Confirmed: FIA and ACO Agree New Rules for 2020

Prepare to say farewell to the prototype era. A new set of rules agreed by the FIA and ACO confirms that the new top category will use hypercars more closely… Read More »

The Grand Tour Game Gets Weekly New Content While You Watch, Launches January 15

Amazon has revealed the launch date for its game based on The Grand Tour, and it’s pretty close at hand. Available for pre-order now, The Grand Tour Game goes live… Read More »

2019 E-Race of Champions Kicks off With Invitational Live Stream Tonight

Have you ever wanted to race in a live, head-to-head autocross event from an exotic venue with the cream of the world’s motorsports talent? Well, now you can, and you… Read More »

GT Sport's Next Update Arrives This Week, Adds New Wangan Route and McLaren P1 GTR

The next content update for GT Sport is almost upon us. It’ll arrive in the early hours of Wednesday, December 5 (at least in the UTC time zone) and bring… Read More »

BMW M8 Coupe Leaked Ahead of 2019 Reveal

It rather seems that BMW is developing a bit of reputation for leaking. Not in terms of its build quality and shutlines, but of upcoming models that are supposed to… Read More »

W Series Announces 55-Strong Preliminary Driver Roster

When W Series announced its project earlier in the year, reactions were — to say the least — mixed. A women-only racing championship, W Series aims to find the brightest… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Monaco Interview Part 2: Expectations, Improvements, and a Slice of Luck

A very brief lull in the proceedings at the 2018 FIA-Certified GT Sport World Finals allowed GTPlanet to catch up with series founder Kazunori Yamauchi. We’d all just come off… Read More »

Suzuki Jimny First Drive: The Kei Car Monster Truck

Cars 11 Nov 30 by Andrew Evans

The Suzuki Jimny has always been one of those cars. It’s the kind of car that those in the know love, despite many glaring flaws that put off regular folk… Read More »

Major Changes Coming to Gran Turismo's Sport Mode This Month

Even as Igor Fraga’s champagne is probably still chilled, Polyphony Digital has announced some significant format changes for Sport Mode, affecting the 2019 FIA Online Championship. The announcement, on the… Read More »

How GT Sport Uses Artificial Intelligence to Calculate Penalties & BoP

Despite all the action going on around us at Monaco, GTPlanet was able to sit down with Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi. We had a few questions derived from… Read More »

Audi Reveals All-Electric e-tron GT, With 580hp and 250-Mile Range

After a short spell of teasing us, Audi has revealed its new all-electric GT car at the LA Auto Show. Rather imaginatively, Audi’s called it the e-tron GT, and it’ll… Read More »

Mazda Debuts New 3 At LA Auto Show With Two Bodystyles

A new Porsche might be stealing the headlines at the LA Auto Show, but Mazda has brought along a showstopper of its own. It’s the new Mazda 3, and it’s… Read More »