Car Culture

Ford Reveals the "Ultimate Virtual Racer": Team Fordzilla P1 Concept

You may recall earlier in the year that Ford wanted help from the gaming community. The brand, through its Team Fordzilla esports team, asked gamers to help it put together… Read More »

Bentley's New Continental GT is an Incredible $9,000 Custom Scale Model

British luxury sports brand Bentley is offering up an unusually inexpensive brand-new car. For two-thirds the price of a Chevrolet Spark — or the same money as a Dacia Sandero,… Read More »

BMW Wants You to Design a Real Race Car Livery, With $3,000 First Prize

BMW Motorsport has launched a livery creation competition with a difference. The winning design will become available as a selectable livery in iRacing, but also appear on a real-world race… Read More »

Lamborghini's 63 is a 4,000hp, Twin-V12 Superyacht

You’ll need a very different kind of driving license if you want to take Lamborghini’s latest offering out for a spin. Officially going by the name of “Tecnomar for Lamborghini… Read More »

You Can Help Restore Toyota's Famous Tom's Castrol Supra JGTC

Renowned Toyota racing outfit Tom’s has set up a rather unusual crowd-funding appeal. The goal? To fund a complete rebuild of one of its most famous cars which was recently… Read More »

LEGO and Lamborghini Reveal 3,700-piece, $380 Sian Kit

If you’re after one of the 63 Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 models, but can neither afford the price nor the wait for Sant’Agata to actually start building them, there’s a… Read More »

Kazunori Yamauchi Reveals How Ruf Came to Gran Turismo

Famed niche German car manufacturer Ruf has released a new documentary film covering its 80-year history. The “Love at the Red Line” film tells the rather unusual story of the… Read More »

Bugatti Designer Reveals a Shelved Second Vision GT Concept

Gran Turismo’s ‘Vision Gran Turismo’ project has provided us with many weird and wonderful cars. Since the scheme first started, back with 2013’s Gran Turismo 6, we’ve seen automotive brands… Read More »

Kiwi Car Thieves Stage a Real-Life Gone in 60 Seconds

A gang of car thieves in New Zealand have staged a brazen car heist of a barely believable magnitude. Apparently working in teams, the crew made off with almost 100… Read More »

Subaru's "STI Turismo" Ad Shows Gran Turismo With Added Realism

Subaru has given us a glimpse into one possible Gran Turismo future with an unusual promotional video. The clip is part of the worldwide “Stay Home” message campaign, and features… Read More »

Knight Rider's KITT Crowned as World Cup of TV Cars Winner

It’s official. After 5,000 votes cast across the past month, GTPlanet’s users and social media followers have decided that the greatest ever TV car is a Pontiac. The winning car,… Read More »

This Guy's Gaming Rig is a Real, Full-Size MINI Cooper S

When racing games become a serious hobby there’s all manner of equipment you can buy to enhance your experience and ability. There’s fancy wheels and pedals, games-oriented displays, and driving… Read More »

The Amuse Carbon R is a $1m Piece of Gran Turismo Lore You Can Buy Right Now

Although it didn’t top our staff poll for best Gran Turismo game, GT4 is nonetheless among the best — and best-remembered. Like GT2, its large and wild car list introduced… Read More »

Rolls-Royce Wants You to Design the Luxury Car of the Future (if You're a Kid)

If you’re stuck indoors with your kids right now, and need something for them to do, Rolls-Royce might have the answer to your prayers. The Rolls-Royce Young Designer Competition is… Read More »

The Learmousine Might Be The World's Oddest Road-Legal Car - and You Can Buy It

File this one under “this is obviously an April Fool’s joke” if you like, but it isn’t. Meet the 42-foot (13-meter) long Learmousine, possibly the most inexplicable car we’ve ever… Read More »

What's the Greatest Ever TV Car? Have Your Say in Our World Cup of TV Cars!

A little while ago, we wondered what the greatest ever movie car was. It came off the back of an odd poll in a press release from Hyundai and we… Read More »