Mazda’s RX-Vision is finally coming to life—in ‘Gran Turismo Sport’

The RX-Vision GT3 will be playable from May
by Tom Harrison | Mar 20, 2020
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Hands up—who remembers the Mazda RX-Vision Concept? First revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show way back in 2015, it’s a two-door, two-seat sports car very much in the mould of the old RX-7. Oh, and it’s mind-bendingly gorgeous. One of the best-looking concept cars of the last decade, if you ask us.

Last we heard of the RX-Vision, it was on track to make production sometime in 2020, Mazda’s centenary. And while there is quite a lot of this year left, the fact we’ve heard not a whisper from Mazda about it since 2016 means it may never happen. This makes us sad.

Console yourselves, then, with this—the Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept, which will be playable in Gran Turismo Sport on the PlayStation 4 from May.

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Adding spoilers and skirts to such a pure design was a risk, but Mazda and the GT lot have pulled it off. What a lovely-looking thing the GT3-spec RX-Vision is. With its swollen bodywork, massive spoiler, and vented hood, it looks very much ready to race. The fictional specs are these: 1,250kg, 48:52 weight distribution, and 562hp.

Coming to your living room on May 25.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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