Gran Turismo 5 Adds New Corvette Prototype

Polyphony Digital has released a new Corvette C7 Test Prototype as free downloadable content for Gran Turismo 5. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog, the car was officially announced today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and Chevrolet and Polyphony teamed up to release the car to Gran Turismo 5 players.

The C7 prototype is camouflaged, and SCEA associate product manager Ken Chan notes on the PlayStation Blog that “With spy photos valued at an estimated $100,000, Chevrolet has gone to extreme measures to disguise the test car. In fact, a designated Corvette design team was tasked with developing custom camouflage to conceal the new design elements. The concealed test prototype continues to undergo extensive performance and durability testing in preparation for final production. Millions of hours will be accumulated through thousands of rigorous performance trials before the car is released later in 2013.”

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