Car Culture

Here's a Chance to Buy the Oddest Racing Car Ever: Peugeot's 806 Procar

Car Culture 28 Oct 26, 2020 by Andrew Evans

If there’s one thing that motorsport history has shown us, it’s that anything can be a race car. A phrase often used is that the first race happened when someone… Read More »

Gran Turismo's Tom Brooks Gets Racy in his Latest "Lad and Dad" Vlog

Car Culture 26 Oct 4, 2020 by Andrew Evans

You might remember a little while back that Tom Brooks, the Voice of Gran Turismo Sport, was starting out on a motorsport career. Tom, who not only provides the narration… Read More »

Mazda's Frey Museum is a Celebration of the World's Weirdest Car Brand

Car Culture 17 Sep 24, 2020 by Andrew Evans

2020 marks an important milestone. It is 100 years since Jujiro Matsuda founded a company in Hiroshima, Japan, that would eventually become the Mazda Motor Corporation. Understandably, Mazda is celebrating… Read More »

Aston Martin Unveils the $90,000 AMR-C01 Racing Simulator

Aston Martin has revealed its AMR-C01, a driving rig created by the brand and technical partner Curv Racing Simulators. Curv, headed up by Aston Martin works racing driver Darren Turner,… Read More »

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

Car Culture 13 Aug 7, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 7 Jul 10, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 17 Jun 30, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 30 Jun 23, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 10 May 28, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 14 May 6, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 60 May 5, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 25 Apr 29, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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

Car Culture 18 Apr 16, 2020 by Andrew Evans

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 »