Why is the Sambabus so important?

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo Sport' started by AJFast12, Dec 13, 2017.

  1. AJFast12

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    I always see it as a old hippy van. Why is it being added to a online focused GT game where most cars are sporty?
     
  2. Guffaluff

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    Because Kaz works in mysterious ways :D
     
  3. iGeaux_Psycho

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    Because PD will be PD... Personally I don’t mind bizarre or otherwise unfitting vehicles included in GT games, but I can see where others may not like it.
     
  4. sparkytooth

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    Why isn't the sambabus important?
     
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  5. Urinal2001

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    I would take 100 buses for every VGT. It may be awful, but at least its real.
     
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  6. ghostrider135

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    It's a bus in a racing game.
     
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    Because why a P1 or Supra when you can make idiotic decisions like that.

    I really hope Sony fire him soon.
     
  8. TheNuvolari

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    People wanted more variety. Here it is.

    Anyway, it's one of my favorite "cars".
     
  9. RacingManiac

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    We used to race those fully tuned in our own little racing league in GT5 and GT6....

    Not sure how much performance you can get out of them in GT Sport...
     
  10. JayRS200

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    It's not important. Waste of time which PD get better at every day.
     
  11. NJ72

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    Partially because people who enjoy making liveries will very much enjoy it.

    I don't mind it being in
     
  12. Jarismatti

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    I would rather drive a slow car fast, than a fast car slow...lots can be learned from driving various vehicles, an all bus race is still a race, my brother, who this bus belongs to, races Vespa motorscooters, plus there is more to driving than just setting laptimes, sometimes it's just relaxing to drive the bus or other slower cars around long tracks, listen to music and enjoy some dabs while gaining some miles

    I will also add that my family has enjoyed many cars over the years and between myself my brother and my dad, no other car has drawn such positive response from people, it seems especially for those of us of a certain age, everyone has a story about a fond memory had in an old bus... Few cars have such a place in automotive culture, if you're questioning why a bus is in GT you have a lot to learn about cars
     
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  13. Nomadpt1

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    Agreed, if some people do not understand what a cult classic then they better learn first
     
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    I wonder if it’s a PD ‘cool wall’ of cars?!

    It does appear a strange choice, especially when you consider they have never made, for example, an original Mini.

    We should have a mk.1 Mini Cooper S or even a premium Mini Cooper Sport but, alas a GT4/5 Rover Mini has been the only offering.

    I can only imagine it’s a licensing issue.
     
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  19. ghostrider135

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    Agreed, I have about 4 liveries pre-planned and logos pre-made ready for it, Could be good for the drifting achievement, All that's missing in that respect is a Lolvo :sly:
     
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  20. Fastas

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    I’d love to have that in Premium.
     
  21. SHGTP

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    Iconic.

    And with the livery creator and photomode, will probably be one of the most popular vehicles in the game.
     
  22. SSQES

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    They also added an Enzo, F40, R32 and R34, Audi R18... And you all focus on the Sambabus? Personnally it's one of my favorite in this pack x)
     
  23. iGeaux_Psycho

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    Yes!!!
     
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  24. PrinceAsh7

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    I drive slow cars fast, and fast cars faster.
     
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    Players can make these liveries and do this: :p:tup:

     
  26. Lord Kacperov

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    PD likes iconic cars. Most cars that will be added in the big update are iconic cars. The Enzo and F40 are one of the, if not the most iconic Ferraris of all time. The RX-7, the R32 and R34 Skylines are iconic JDMs. Then there is the C3 Corvette Stingray, an iconic Corvette because it’s a Stingray. The Countach is joining the game because it’s a very iconic Lamborghini.

    The Sambabus is joining the game because it’s also an iconic vehicle, that’s what I’m trying to say.
     
  27. CLowndes888

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    I only remember the Samba Bus because of the Top Gear Challenge in GT5... Anyway, the Volkswagen "Bus" is one of the most important vehicles in history, even though it has a terrible engine out of a Beetle. People all over the world know what a VW Bus is, it's just as iconic as the Jaguar E-Type, Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Countach and the Mazda RX-7. Three of which will come alongside the Bus in the first DLC.
    That's literally what I just said!
     
  28. TheBigMan045

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    The next update was one of the main reasons I got this game...because of the Bus, so much fun in this "slow car" stick racing slicks and soft suspension and see how far you can go before rolling. Or the amount of one make races in the lobbies around small tight tracks. Can't bloody wait
     
  29. UltimateLurker

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    I don't mind the bus, but the lack of a Lotus Elise/Exige makes me hate every other car I don't think belongs on the game as much, including a bus.
     
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    Because it's iconic. No matter what kind of racing game it is, GT games have always managed to include a few iconic cars in its roster throughout its franchise history.

    I can already see the crazy amount of varities in livery for the SambaBus, especially what the Japanese players could come up with. The sides of the bus are just blank canvases begging to be colored and decorated.
     
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