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GT5 Prologue additions confirmed for Europe, no fixed date

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It's still just down as "March" with no definite date, according to SCEE, but the European version of GT5 Prologue will include six tracks, 71 cars, split-screen, Drift Mode, access to "Gran Turismo TV" and tuning.

Key Features:

  • The first ever Gran Turismo title with online racing: drive online against up to 16 other Gran Turismo aces
  • Race a total of 71 stunning cars
  • Race the Eiger Nordwand, Daytona International Speedway, the London City Track, Fuji Speedway, Suzuka and the High Speed Ring - then race them all in alternative layouts
  • All-new physics engine means true next-generation vehicle handling
  • All-new and improved opponent AI for a nail-biting race experience
  • Access to Gran Turismo TV : a world of great motoring TV programming online including the BBCs Top Gear
  • In-game museum featuring the history and heritage of the top car manufacturers
  • My Garage - a personalised homepage feature with calendar, clock and map & weather of major race circuits worldwide
  • Quick Tune facility allows you to adjust power, tyres, suspension and more
  • All in stunning High Definition at 1080p

Press release, including all details and full car line-up, after the link.

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue™ line-up now confirmed
71 of the hottest vehicles make the PLAYSTATION®3 starting grid

Ferrari returns this March with four stunning cars
Features cars from US, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Great Britain
Online racing, Hi-Def graphics, new physics engine and even a TV channel

Love Ferrari, Nissan, Honda, Dodge, BMW, Aston Martin, Subaru and Lotus? You’ll love Gran Turismo 5 Prologue™ – the prequel title showcasing the forthcoming Gran Turismo 5 for PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™). Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is the latest instalment of one of the most successful global gaming franchises of the last ten years – renowned for its realism, quality of design and in-car physics technology – now, with the power of PS3 behind it, it’s going from strength to strength. The 71-car-strong vehicle list is now confirmed – here are a few highlights of what you’ll be able to race this March:

Audi R8 4.2 FSI R Tronic
BMW M3
Dodge VIPER GTS
Ferrari 599
Honda INTEGRA TYPE R (DC5)
Lotus Elise 111R
Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG '02
Nissan GT-R
Aston Martin DB9 Coupe
Subaru IMPREZA WRX STI

And there’s more – much more. We’re talking a grand total of 71 of the hottest vehicles from the world’s most iconic manufacturers – all officially licensed and all rendered in High Definition. The game features six seriously realistic, tracks all drivable in two layouts. There’s also all-new driving physics for the most lifelike driving experience ever and new, improved opponent artificial intelligence for the toughest race challenge yet. And, for the first ever time in the franchise, there’s online multiplayer - up to 16 players will be able to go head-to-head on PLAYSTATION®Network (PSN). Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is available both on Blu-ray disc and as a download from PSN this March.

Here’s a quick overview of the key features you’ll get with Gran Turismo 5 Prologue:

Key Features:

The first ever Gran Turismo title with online racing: drive online against up to 16 other Gran Turismo aces
Race a total of 71 stunning cars:
Race the Eiger Nordwand, Daytona International Speedway, the London City Track, Fuji Speedway, Suzuka and the High Speed Ring - then race them all in alternative layouts
All-new physics engine means true next-generation vehicle handling
All-new and improved opponent AI for a nail-biting race experience
Access to Gran Turismo TV : a world of great motoring TV programming online including the BBCs Top Gear
In-game museum featuring the history and heritage of the top car manufacturers
My Garage - a personalised homepage feature with calendar, clock and map & weather of major race circuits worldwide
Quick Tune facility allows you to adjust power, tyres, suspension and more
All in stunning High Definition at 1080p

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Additional Features for Europe:

Drift Mode – The player’s drifting technique is measured based on drift angles, racing lines, and speeds within evaluation zones located at various turns on the course.
In Depth Car Tuning – Players have the ability to adjust the vehicle’s performance, including power, tyres, suspension and the ability for quick tuning whilst racing.
Two-player Split Screen Racing – Allows players to race head-to-head offline.
New Race Events – Online racing fans can join in on a new set of scheduled events and time trials.

Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Full Vehicle List:
Lexus IS F '07
Nissan Skyline GT-R V-spec II Nur '02
Nissan Fairlady Z Version S '07
Nissan Skyline Sedan 350GT Type SP '06
Nissan Skyline Coupe Concept '07
Nissan Skyline Coupe 370GT Type SP '07
Nissan Skyline Coupe (V36) Tuned Car
Nissan GT-R Proto '05
Nissan GT-R '07
Honda Integra TYPE R '04
Honda NSX Type R '02
Acura NSX '91
Mazda Atenza Sport (2007 Tokyo Motor Show reference exhibit)
Mazda RX-8 Type S '03
Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD)
Mazda RX-7 (FD) Special Tuned Car
Subaru Impreza WRX STI (18inch BBS Wheel Option) '07
Subaru Impreza Sedan WRX STI spec C Type RA '05
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX GSR '05
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR Premium Package '07
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX GSR Tuned Car
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X GSR Tuned Car
Suzuki Cappuccino '95
Suzuki Swift Sport '07
Suzuki Cervo SR '07
Suzuki Cappuccino Tuned Car
Suzuki Swift Sport Tuned Car
Daihatsu Copen Active Top '02
Daihatsu OFC-1 '07
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 '06
Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C6) Tuned Car
Dodge Viper GTS '02
Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe '06
Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe Tuned Car
Ford Mustang V8 GT Coupe Premium '07
Ford GT '05
Ford Focus ST '06
Ford GT Tuned Car
Audi R8 4.2 FSI R tronic '07
Audi TT Coupe 3.2 quattro '07
BMW Z4 '03
BMW 135i Coupe '07
BMW M3 Coupe '07
BMW 135tii '08
Mini Cooper-S '06
Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG '02
Volkswagen Golf GTI '01
Volkswagen Golf V GTI '05
Alfa Romeo 147 TI 2.0 TWIN SPARK '06
Alfa Romeo Brera Sky Window 3.2 JTS Q4 '06
Ferrari 599 '06
Ferrari F430 '06
Ferrari 512BB '76
Ferrari F40 '92
Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione '91
Citroen C4 Coupe 2.0VTS '06
Renault Clio Renault Sport V6 24V '00
Clio Renault Sport V6 24V Tuned Car
Aston Martin DB9 Coupe '06
Jaguar XK Coupe '06
Lotus Elise 111R '04
Lotus Elise '96
Lotus Elise 111R Tuned Car
Lotus Elise Tuned Car
TVR Tuscan Speed 6 '00
TVR Tamora '02
Art Morrison Corvette'60
Amuse/Opera Performance Gran Turismo 350Z RS
Amuse S2000 GT1 Turbo
Mine's BNR34 Skyline GT-R N1 base '06
Blitz Dunlop ER34 '07

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