Cars

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 »

Nissan and Italdesign Reveal $1m GT-R 50 Production Model

Back in June 2018, Nissan and Italdesign came up with a very special birthday gift to themselves. Jointly celebrating 50 years of the Italian design house and the GT-R name,… Read More »

Ferrari and Vettel to Part Company at the End of 2020 Season

The F1 world is in quite some disarray right now, with races cancelled and postponed all over the place. It’s all just got a little bit more chaotic with an… 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 »

GT Academy Champion Lucas Ordonez Dreams of Racing the Dakar Rally

While GT Academy produced a number of successful racing drivers over the years, they all focused on a single discipline: circuit racing. One thing it never produced was a rally… 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 »

Aston Martin V12 Heritage Twins Celebrate 100 Years of Zagato

Aston Martin and Zagato is one of the most established partnerships in the automotive world. Over a relationship that has lasted 60 years, the two marques have created some of… 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 »

F1 Offers Free F1 TV For 30 Days

It’s been pretty hard to miss that there’s no motorsport on the TV right now. With teams, drivers, broadcasters, and fans all stuck at home, racing is impossible. The virtual… Read More »

NASCAR Suspends Cup Series Driver Kyle Larson for Racist Language During Virtual Race Stream

The virtual world hasn’t proven the best place for some racing drivers to ply their trade recently. Last weekend, NASCAR Cup Series driver Bubba Wallace lost a real world sponsor… 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 »

LEGO Fast and Furious Charger Lets You Live Your Life a 1x4 Brick at a Time

If you’re a Fast and Furious franchise fan, you might be down in the dumps right now. As well as finding yourself cooped up indoors, the latest entry in the… Read More »

Aston Martin Reveals Its New V6 Turbo, for Valhalla and Beyond

Aston Martin has today revealed the turbocharged V6 that will power not only its Valhalla supercar, but the whole Aston Martin range in future. The new engine is part of… Read More »

F1 Schedules Virtual Races With Real F1 Drivers to Replace the Cancelled Real Races

Motorsport is proving just about impossible to stage right now, with quarantine measures, travel restrictions, and even just concern for the safety of drivers, team personnel and fans. With the… Read More »

2020 24 Hours of Le Mans Postponed Until September

The coronavirus outbreak continues to have an adverse effect on the motorsport calendar in 2020. Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) has now confirmed that the 88th edition of the 24… Read More »