Gran Turismo Sport January Update Adds 8 New Cars, New Track and More
A new year means a new year of content, with no sign of Polyphony Digital’s support for Gran Turismo Sport slowing down.
After being cryptically teased in typical Kazunori Yamauchi fashion earlier this month, Gran Turismo Sport’s January update has been revealed and is available now for all players.
Eight new “historically-significant” vehicles make their way to Gran Turismo Sport with the January update, including the iconic Honda Integra Type R DC2, Nissan Fairlady Z and Shelby GT350.
The full January vehicle list can be found below:
Aston Martin DB3S CN.1 1953 (Gr.X)
BMW Z8 2001 (N400)
Ferrari Dino 246 GT 1971 (N300)
Honda Integra Type R (DC2) 1998 (N200)
Nissan Fairlady Z Version S (Z33) 2007 (N300)
Porsche 356 A/1500 GS GT Carrera Speedster 1956 (N100)
Shelby G.T.350 1965 (N300)
TVR Tuscan Speed 6 2000 (N400)
One of the headlining additions of the January update is the return of an old track from Gran Turismo 5 - Special Stage Route X.
The Special Stage Route X is a 30km-long oval track used for licence tests and high-speed races of past editions of Gran Turismo, has come back. With a simple layout consisting of two 12-km straights and two banked corners, it makes for an ideal place to enjoy super high-speed battles and perfect the art of drafting
A new events have been added to Gran Turismo Sport's single-player campaign mode GT League; Z Heritage (Beginner League), alongside two new rounds for the Stars & Stripes (Beginner), Vision GT Trophy (Amateur), X2014 Nations Cup (Professional), and Gr.1 Prototype Endurance (Endurance) events. The Z Heritage league will restrict players to events in specific front engine rear wheel drive Nissan’s.
In addition, the new Tokyo Expressway layout from the previous update has been added to the Circuit Experience alongside a new collection has been added to Scapes, focusing on the sights and locations of Cambridge, UK.