Infiniti's Prototype 9 is a Vintage Racer With a Modern Twist

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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  2. Scuderia Paul

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    Amazing looking machine. Would love to see it with an ICE though.
     
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    A 'retro' machine from a company formed in 1989. Top kek.
     
  4. Traviizter

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    This is such a weird reveal, but yet I'm intrigued. It looks cool but then it also defies logic considering that Infiniti has been around for only 3 decades.
     
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    This would be worth adding to a racing game.
     
  6. Corsa

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    Hmm.
    I have a sudden inspiration for my sons pinewood derby this year.
     
  7. Silver Arrows

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    I mean, what makes this any different from a kit car based on some unnamed 1930's F1 chassis?
     
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    I want to hate this car so much, but it is so nice to look at.
     
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    I think it's cool that it's electric. It's an awesome blend of modern meets vintage. I really do hope it ends up as a DLC in GT sport too along with some other vintage Grand Prix cars, it'd be an interesting shootout.
     
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    I too think it's cool. Since it's not tearing apart a classic to stuff electric gubbins in (looking at you, Toyota), I've no problem with the old-meets-new approach. The company grille works too.

    In terms of games, I wouldn't bet against it showing up in FM7. Forza introduced the Q50 Eau Rouge and Q60 Concept to the gaming world.
     
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    Looks fantastic, and so does the simplistic interior. I myself think the electric powertrain makes it even more attractive, but I've always liked electric cars. :tup:

    This is one of those occasions when manufacturers successfully create a modern interpretation of classic cars and get the styling right, unlike the DB Speedback GT, or, to quote an even worse example, the Growler E-Type. :sick:
     
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  12. TexRex

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    A vintage racer with a modern twist...that modern twist being that it's modern and not at all vintage. Having said that, I think it's stunning; though it could use a bit of positive camber in front.
     
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    Surely the title's backwards... it's a modern racer with a vintage twist.

    Not really, Renault (whose alliance is with Nissan ie Infiniti) were there at the beginning of the motor racing scene.
     
  14. LivingWithGames

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    From infiniti, did not expect this. Would also love to see this in a racing game too, looks modern fancy if you ask me. I like it.