Check out the new Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept unveiled as a Gran Turismo-only rotary monster

03/21/2020

Posted by: Oluwaseun Adeniji

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The new Mazda RX-Vision GT3 is taking the virtual racing game with storm, as the company is the official partner of FIA-certified championship games.

Mazda is reportedly making an entry to the Gran Turismo world as the main official partner of the FIA-certified championship games. To celebrate this great occasion, the automaker has unveiled its RX-Vision GT3 Concept.

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The RX-Vision GT3 by Mazda is a way of celebrating the official partnership with the FIA-certified championships

According to the report, the new virtual concept was originally introduced as the RX-Vision’s GT3 racing version revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2015. This RX-Vision GT3 just like its real-life concept pays respect to the iconic rotary engine associated with the brand, which set to be exclusive only on the Gran Turismo Sport from 25 May this year.

Watch the video of the MAZDA RX-Vision *GT3 Car below

MAZDA RX-Vision *GT3 Car* Coming to GT SPORT!

The virtual GT3 version, like the real-life sibling, offers a long list of modifications for an exciting racing experience. These new features include a newly sculpted bonnet, which is part of the agenda for full aero racing, a wider body kit for new tracks, deep front splitter, massive rear diffuser, towering wing, and fender louvers.

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The virtual concept is set to receive a lot of modifications like its real-life sibling concept

From what the automaker said, the RX-Vision GT3 Concept will come fitted with an output of 562 horsepower from its high revving rotary engine. It appears there will be gigantic flames coming out of the exhaust pipes at the side exits.

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The new concept will weigh 1,250 kg and the weight distribution from the front of the model to the rear will be a ratio of 48:52, making the model worthy of the virtual race track. This RX-Vision GT3 Concept was teased for the first time by Mazda at the Gran Turismo Championship World Final in November 2019, with a sketch.

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The Mazda RX-Vision GT3 will offer enthusiasts the legendary brand's rotary engine, producing 562 horsepower

According to Kazunori Yamauchi, the CEO of the Polyphony Digital, said:

 “I think all of you here will be able to tell, that with these proportions it will be a really good car to drive. The roof is obviously very low, and the 4 tires are placed on the furthest corners, so you get the impression that this car will have high-stability.”

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