Chevy transfers the Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo concept to the Physical World: Future of Racing Cars

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Nissan rolled out the imaginary concept of Gran Turismo 6 beast from the virtual arena into the real world around June 2014. Now it seems, Chevrolet too is trying to move in the same direction. Lately, at the LA International Auto Show, Chevy came out with its Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo (VGT).

The concept car was mainly targeted for Gran Turismo 6, a racing video game for Vision Gran Turismo project. However, the manufacturer has now fabricated its real model as well. They envision that the automobile’s technology looks promising and in the long run would make it to the roads.

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One of the most interesting and of course futuristic part of its technology is the use of laser-based propulsion system in place of combustion engines along with driver-adjustable aerodynamics. Arena of displays too looks exciting, where unlike the conventional target dashboard, displays would be reflected onto the driver’s helmet.

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The machine is capable of soaring upto 240 mph in virtual arena of course. And it takes nearly 1.5 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph, where the current performance of exotic cars (in the real world) are capable of showing the same acceleration capability in between 3 and 4 second.

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It seems Chevy’s technology is challenging the conventional auto engineering and exploring the future groundbreaking technologies with daring and ambitious vision. The automobile manufacturer surely would revolutionize the driving experience of racing world.

Source: Daily Mail

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