Mazda Digital Motorsport
In recent years the popularity of digital motorsports has been rapidly spreading around the world due to its ease of participation regardless of age or location.
Mazda, in an attempt to deliver the “joy” and “fun” of driving to even more people, has established a partnership with Gran Turismo SPORT that is set to deliver even more ways to "Celebrate Driving".
Gran Turismo SPORT
"Gran Turismo" is a series of driving simulation games developed by Polyphony Digital for the PlayStation® consoles released by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Mazda, in conjunction with “Gran Turismo SPORT”, developed a virtual race car dubbed the "MAZDA RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT", that has been playable in the game since May 22nd, and can be selected as a race car to compete in the “FIA Gran Turismo Championship”.
MAZDA RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT
The original MAZDA RX-VISION is a concept car that was announced at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
In the GT3 version, the beauty of the original design was enhanced to give it an even more aggressive appearance, befitting of a race car.
Furthermore, to meet the requirement of engine output for its class and in the pursuit of unprecedented performance, it mounts a 4-rotor "SKYACTIV-R" engine in the lightweight chassis.
*The MAZDA RX-VISION GT3 CONCEPT is an in game (Gran Turismo SPORT) product.
To drive it you will need to have a PlayStation®4 and run the Gran Turismo SPORT software in an online environment.
FIA Gran Turismo Championships
Over 400,000 challengers from around the globe participate online in this full-fledged GT racing world championship that has been realized through a partnership between the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) and Gran Turismo.
Participants sign a contract with the manufacturer of the race car they will be using, and 12 brands, including official partners, along with 36 racers aim to be the best in the world in the final competition.
As Mazda is an official partner, drivers that choose to race with a Mazda car are able to participate in the final competition.
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