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Recreating your track day laps in GT5

Polyphony Digital has announced a new feature in Gran Turismo 5 which will allow you to upload data from an automotive data logger and recreate your laps within GT5. The technology currently requires the use of the CANBUS data along with a Denso GPS controller and will initially be built into the Toyota FT-86G. As the owner of a Race Technology DL1, I can only hope that one day we might be able to use this technology with existing track day dataloggers.

In the meantime check out this video of a Lexus IS-F lapping the Fuji circuit with its virtual recreation side-by-side.… Read the rest

GT5 Vs RL

Jalopnik just posted this incredible screenshot of a Ferrari F40 from Gran Turismo 5 Prologue.
GT5 F40

Compare that with this photo I took at Canepa Design using my 5MP Nokia N95.
Ferrari F40

Not only does the GT5 shot have much better colours, the details (check out the wheels) are truly spectacular. With the recent Blue Ray win I think I might just have to buy a PS3 after all 🙂

Head over to Jalopnik for more GT5 info.… Read the rest