Mazda LM55 What's your thoughts about it?

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  1. smasherguy1020

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    Ok i was just looking through some rooms to do some racing and one room caught my eye. So i went into the confirmation screen to see what were they running and they were running LMP at La Sarthe and one car in the catogory caught my attention.






    Edit: I just changed the title of the thread didn't think this would get so popular wow thank you guys. :tup::tup::):):gtpflag:
     

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  2. R5

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    Very interesting, and almost certain.

    LM55 referencing 787B and all.
     
  3. smasherguy1020

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    Yeah thats what i said but we wouldnt have it next month because the mazda page on the vgt screen has no pictures yet.
     
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  4. Bo

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    Wasn't this the one found hidden in 1.15?
     
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  5. Whistle Snap

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    The car was added in 1.15, no car data, so not drivable until a new update:

     
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  6. R5

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    It's not been revealed, but we may have it at the next big auto show (Detroit maybe, I don't know)
     
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  7. KiroKai

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    Yes, the Mazda VGT is close to being revealed. More code info of it has been added with 1.15 (specs are in the game data already).

    Edit: Treed by Whistle
     
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  8. R1600Turbo

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    Edit: Nevermind...

    Looking forward to it.
     
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  9. SSQES

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    Mazda + LMP ==> Awesome car. I hope it come soon :D
     
  10. titleguy1

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    If it basically was the Mazda Furai + Super Shmexy Kodo styling + I-Eloop, I would be quite the happy person.
     
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  11. Niku Driver HC

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    It'll probably be just that. I'm also hoping for a Wankel powerplant of some sort, can't really have a Mazda LMP without that, you know? One can dream.

    Also, Mr. Whistle wrote something interesting on the NeoGaf forums today, apparently he found some additional information from another source. Here's the full quote:

    Thoughts? Could we actually see the Mazda as a gift on the 2nd part of the GT6 Christmas Special?

    Credit for this information goes to @Whistle Snap, of course.
     
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  12. Scuderia Paul

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    This sounds like it could be amazing. Cannot wait to see how this pans out. Any new LMP car will be welcomed with open arms by me as they are my favourite class in motorsport.

    Perhaps it will get Mazda thinking about a WEC programme and we'll see them up against Toyota, Audi, Porsche and Nissan for 2016 - 2017...
     
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  13. Johnnypenso

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    We can dream:

     
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    What that reveals a bit...
     
  15. pokemonfan58

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    HOLY CRAP!!! Amazing! Never saw this coming so I guess judging by the name it sounds like it's going to be another VGT race car like the Toyota FT-1 VGT and the Mercedes-Benz VGT. Can't wait to see what it will look like though.
     
  16. Niku Driver HC

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    Actually smasher, that does not mean that the car is not close to release. Infiniti, Nissan, BMW and Chaparral all either lacked images or (In BMW's case) the image didn't match the actual final car. Nissan never had a picture for their car, and they revealed it first through their own network. BMW's original teaser (which resembled a I8) didn't match their final car (which resembled more of a heavily modified 2-Series coupe). Chaparral never had a spot on the VGT page to begin with, and GM first revealed the car through a teaser on the Corvette Facebook page. So, not having a image does not mean that the car is not complete and ready for unveiling yet.

    What I am saying, in short, is that not having a teaser does not mean that the Mazda has yet to be completed. In fact, all this data that has been found for it means that we are really close to see it being unveiled.
     
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  17. ProjectWHaT

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    I hope it doesn't turn out to be their LMP2.

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  18. Niku Driver HC

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    Haha, dear god no, I don't think Mazda would be that dense. And besides, why would they unveil a car that wasn't even fully built by them? (That chassis is a Lola chassis, IIRC) Also, speaking of racing liveries (because that Skyactiv livery is, well, rubbish), I hope we can get the LM55 with a Renown livery. You know, this one?
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    (Yes, I know I might sound a little too nostalgic. But if Mazda is bringing the number 55 up, they might as well go the whole mile, dangnamit!)
     
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  19. All Your Base

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    That livery reminds me of this:
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    Anyways, I hope it feels like a real LMP or race car. Not the tank-like handling of the disappointing 2X.
     
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    Have there been any rumors of a return to LeMans for Mazda? Would seem like it would be a waste of time and resources to design a possible LMP1 and not put it to use.
     
  21. R1600Turbo

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    To be honest I don't think they even have the funds to go full LMP1.
     
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  22. Aussie_HSV

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    Just to add to your list is the Mitsubishi.
    You probably didn't think of that one because it just simply arrived.
    No teasers, absolutely nothing.
    It just turned up in the game, completely unannounced. :)
     
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    Wipes drool from face...:drool::eek::D
     
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  24. PikachuRacer11

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    My prediction for the Mazda 55LM Vision GT:
    4-rotor Hybrid Powerplant with between 600-800hp
    Brief performance boost out of corners like the Toyota TS-030
    Blends modern Mazda concept designs with futuristic racing aerodynamics and a racing livery inspired by the 787B
    Likely to be a closed cockpit
    Like many closed cockpit VGTs, no interior might be present on this car
     
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  25. Pootis

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    Seems like the car was leaked by the game itself. :lol:

    I wonder what it will look like.
     
  26. Naveek Darkroom

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    If Mazda's Vision GT has the Renown livery, that would be awesome. Wouldn't be the first time. The RX-8 LM Edition wears the Renown livery and the number 55.
     
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    If Toyota can win on a $75 million budget per year (said to be 1/4 of their f1 budget) maybe Mazda could follow.
     
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    I my be alone, but I hope they don't, it's just so played out that I'd like to see an original scheme.
     
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    Holy crap.

    Get this to @Jordan Immediately.
     
  30. R1600Turbo

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    If they did, I would expect them to cancel the P2 program to do so.