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Mazda Begins Providing, Virtual Racing Car, Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Online

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 6:26am

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 22, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."
  • Jointly developed with Polyphony Digital Inc., the vehicle will be available for download in Gran Turismo Sport from 3 p.m. (JST) on May 22, 2020(1).
  • The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is our newest virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment's PlayStation 4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport, and we hope that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
  • In addition, to commemorate Mazda's 100-year anniversary, we have started to offer various online events, which people who enjoy Gran Turismo Sport can participate in.

Mazda Begins Providing Virtual Racing Car, Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept Online

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."

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  • HIROSHIMA, Japan, May 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the release of our virtual racing car, "Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept."
  • Jointly developed with Polyphony Digital Inc., the vehicle will be available for download in Gran Turismo Sport on May 22, 20201.
  • The RX-Vision GT3 Concept is our newest virtual race car in Sony Interactive Entertainment's PlayStation4 driving simulation title, Gran Turismo Sport, and we hope that all players will enjoy taking it for a spin.
  • Mazda adopts the name "Digital Motor Sport" advocated by FIA (Fdration Internationale de l'Automobile) and Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

Jann Mardenbourgh joins World's Fastest Gamer finals tour as judge

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:44pm

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Millennial Esports Corp. ("Millennial Esports" or the "Company," TSX VENTURE: GAME, OTCQB: MLLLF): Gamer to racer Jann Mardenborough will bring his unique expertise to the World's Fastest Gamer judging panel during the finals.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Millennial Esports Corp. ("Millennial Esports" or the "Company," TSX VENTURE: GAME, OTCQB: MLLLF): Gamer to racer Jann Mardenborough will bring his unique expertise to the World's Fastest Gamer judging panel during the finals.
  • Mardenborough previously won Nissan's GT Academy competition, transitioning from Gran Turismo gamer to full-time racing driver in 2011.
  • He subsequently finished third in LMP2 at Le Mans and took a GP3 series win at Hockenheim.
  • "I'm really excited to be joining the World's Fastest Gamer California Dreamin' tour as a judge and the blue team leader," Mardenborough said.

Michelin to Make PlayStation's Gran Turismo Sport Even More Gripping for Gamers

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 8:17pm

The relationship begins by increasing Michelin's visibility through free downloadable content on Gran Turismo Sport available to users by October 2019.

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  • The relationship begins by increasing Michelin's visibility through free downloadable content on Gran Turismo Sport available to users by October 2019.
  • The Michelin-themed download will feature for the first time:
    A new Michelin section on the Gran Turismo Sport "Brand Central" virtual museum, which introduces players to Michelin's deep history in global motorsports, performance and innovation.
  • Tire technology by Michelin available in the "Tuning" section of Gran Turismo Sport, applicable to the game's established hard, medium and soft formats.
  • Tire technologies proven on the track eventually transfer to road-going performance vehicles like many of those on screen in Gran Turismo.

Genesis Essentia Concept Named 2019 IDEA Award Winner

Friday, August 23, 2019 - 6:40pm

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) awarded the Genesis Essentia Concept with a Gold International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for Automotive and Transportation.

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  • SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) awarded the Genesis Essentia Concept with a Gold International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for Automotive and Transportation.
  • Considered one of the world's top three design awards including IDEA, RedDot and iF, IDEA has recognized North America's top design award since 1980.
  • In 2018, Genesis Retail Design and Genesis Sound Design were recognized for "best of the best" award by Red Dot.
  • The Essentia Concept, which was first unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in March 2018, is the Genesis brand's first electric Gran Turismo (GT) concept car.

New GTS models: two athletes join the Porsche Panamera family

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:54pm

The bi-turbo engine outperforms its predecessor by 13 hp and 73 lb.-ft., accelerating the Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sport Turismo from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds as it works in conjunction with the standard Sport Chrono package.

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  • The bi-turbo engine outperforms its predecessor by 13 hp and 73 lb.-ft., accelerating the Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sport Turismo from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.1 seconds as it works in conjunction with the standard Sport Chrono package.
  • Even better for day-to-day driving: the first ever Panamera GTS Sport Turismo
    As is tradition at Porsche, GTS stands for Gran Turismo Sport.
  • Pricing for the Panamera GTS begins at $146,200; the Panamera GTS Sport Turismo is available from $153,300.
  • Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd., a dedicated subsidiary of Porsche AG, imports and distributes Porsche vehicles in Canada.

New Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sport Turismo Make World Premiere

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:01pm

The new Porsche Panamera GTS and Porsche Panamera GTS Sport Turismo models add new breadth to the lineup for customers seeking a sportier driving experience positioned between the Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo variants.

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  • The new Porsche Panamera GTS and Porsche Panamera GTS Sport Turismo models add new breadth to the lineup for customers seeking a sportier driving experience positioned between the Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo variants.
  • The engine, which sends power to all four wheels through an eight-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission via the standard Porsche Traction Management (PTM) all-wheel drive system, allows both the Porsche Panamera GTS and Porsche Panamera GTS Sport Turismo models to accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH in 3.9 seconds.
  • Even better for day-to-day driving: the first ever Panamera GTS Sport Turismo
    As is tradition at Porsche, GTS derives from Gran Turismo Sport and several historical Porsche models.
  • In the United States, the Panamera GTS carries a starting MSRP of $128,300; the Panamera GTS Sport Turismo is available with a starting MSRP of $134,500.

Soaring luxury sector powers growth, expansion for Grand Touring Automobiles

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:06pm

The 141,000-square-foot (13,099-square-metre) five-floor dealership is the new home to luxury segment stalwarts Jaguar and Land Rover, and super luxury brands Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.

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  • The 141,000-square-foot (13,099-square-metre) five-floor dealership is the new home to luxury segment stalwarts Jaguar and Land Rover, and super luxury brands Aston Martin, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
  • Nationally, the luxury segment of the auto market has grown more than 7 per cent over the past three years, Cummings said.
  • Grand Touring Automobiles is Canada's premier retailer of luxury automobiles.
  • For more information about Grand Touring Automobiles, please visit: www.grandtouringautos.com .

Genesis Essentia Concept Makes Concours Debut At Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 10:00am

COMO, Italy, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --This weekend the Genesis Essentia Concept will make its summer 2018 concours debut at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.

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  • COMO, Italy, May 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --This weekend the Genesis Essentia Concept will make its summer 2018 concours debut at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este.
  • The all-electric, high-performance coupe will compete for the "Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes," a public referendum-based contest.
  • "That is why we were so proud to accept the invitation to share the Essentia with the public during our first appearance at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este."
  • "The Genesis Essentia Concept defines our vision for an electric GT (Gran Turismo) that integrates Athletic Elegance and Genesis DNA as defining parameters," said Executive Vice President Luc Donckerwolke, Head of Genesis Design.