The INFINITI CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo is a project that started as an ambitious global competition to “design a pure INFINITI GT car”, and the winning design was born from the inspiration of INFINITI Design Beijing. Part beautiful and part beast, its shape is powerful, sensual, and ambitious; a mix of track machine and the dream of our Chinese designer to create a seductive racing language for INFINITI.
Part artistry and part science, the process of developing the design of INFINITI CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo started with hand sketching refined in the digital world, refined again by hand sculpting then returned to digital for final refinement. One designer shared that his vision and inspiration was to capture the rise of the young generation, the romantic and sensational Asian creativity, which established itself by constantly breaking new ground. This desire to break new ground includes the dream to take this GT to a real race one day.
Needless to say, this project went beyond a mere study of styling and involved thorough examination of aerodynamic and engine performance. The front mid-ship / trans-axle powertrain is a combination of 4.5L V8 N/A engine and 1 motor. In a low-speed area, the motor delivers overwhelming torque to the ferocious beast, and in a high-speed area, the V8 N/A engine delivers immense power with sensual exhaust note as though its top speed is unlimited. The trans-axle layout brings the finely distributed 45:55 front/rear mass balance that fills users with the joy of driving by actively drifting the rear. Young engineers with great driving skills made many laps of virtual tests to refine the dynamic characteristics. As for aerodynamics, the under-floor airflow control, front and back diffusers, and uniquely-shaped rear spoiler enable this car to demonstrate high performance without compromising the impact of the body design.
With this concept study we look forward to countless virtual pilots breaking record after record at every track around the world.
The Infiniti Vision GT was added in the Holiday Update as a high-end Class A car with the following statistics:
- Starting rank: 1319
- This was changed to 1287 in the Fast Lane Update
- MAX rank: 1618 (+299)
- This was changed to 1589 (+302) in the Fast Lane Update
- MAX+PRO rank: 1779 (+161)
- This was changed to 1801 (+212) in the Fast Lane Update
- Tuning Kit bonus: +52
- This was changed to +80 in the Fast Lane Update
- Stock-to-MAX+PRO rank difference: 460
- This was changed to 514 in the Fast Lane Update
- Nitro Efficiency: 8/12/18
The Infiniti Vision GT has a real total speed of 309.7 mph/498.7 km/h, with the exact same top speed and nitro statistics as the Arash AF10 at MAX+PRO with a Tuning Kit. The Infiniti Vision GT reaches this speed in 4.125 seconds, which makes it roughly on par with the AF10. It is plagued with the issue of subpar overall handling, which can prove to be a serious problem on a track like Azure Coast or Sector 8, although its drifting capabilities improve as the handling stat is progressively upgraded. Even with its high total speed, it's nitro efficiency does not make up for its rather slow acceleration and subpar overall handling, consequently making the AF10 the better one of the two cars.
Although it has a considerably higher total speed than the Rimac Concept S, Rezvani Beast Alpha, and McLaren 720S, the Infiniti Vision GT is not recommended for use in general Class A Events due to the superior performance of the Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport and Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Special Edition compared to the Infiniti Vision GT. The Infiniti Vision GT's slower acceleration also leaves it vulnerable to the Rezvani Beast Alpha and even Class S cars like the Porsche Carrera GT and Ferrari 488 Pista.
Due to the lower starting rank of the Vision GT, it would have been decent for Multiplayer when not MAX+PROed, although it generally stands no chance against the Porsche Carrera GT, Aston Martin Vulcan, Apollo Intensa Emozione, 2018 McLaren X2, Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4, and even the Zeus Twelve Sigma on all tracks.
Price & Availability
The Infiniti Vision GT can only be obtained through its Research & Development event.
As of the 2019 Spring Update, upgrades cost 3,591,000 while Pro Kits require 1,196,800, 45 of each Class A Part, 22 Early & Initial Techs each, 60 Mid-Techs, 36 Advanced Techs, and 80 V8 Engines.
- Main article: Research & Development/Infiniti Vision GT
The Infiniti Vision GT's R&D event was launched on December 29, 2018 after the Lamborghini Centenario LP 770-4's R&D. Players are give 4 days to start and 9 days to complete the event spanning 4 Labs and 50 Tests.
- Infiniti CONCEPT Vision Gran Turismo on Gran Turismo Wiki