Meet the Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo. A concept by the French carmaker which can make it to 100 km/h in under 2 seconds. To be precise, in just 1.73 seconds! The Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo concept could eventually top out somewhere north of 320 km/h (200 mph). All of these performance figures are courtesy of the Vision GT’s featherlight 875 kg body weight. Combine that lightweight body with a potent 3.2-litre, mid-mounted V6 that serves up 875bhp, and you get a car that boasts of a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio. (Koenigsegg One:1, anyone?)
Doesn’t seem to have any windows, this Peugeot.
The Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo concept also has four-wheel drive and the 875 horses are fed to these wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission. This concept is also quite short, measuring just 104 cm from the ground to the top of the roof. Even the Ford GT measures 113 cm at the roof, so this Peugeot is sits lower than a Ford GT!
It appears angry even from the back. 1.73 seconds, so that’s all you’ll ever see.
As you may have noticed, the Vision GT has some sizeable alloys. Well, what they’re actually is 22-inches at the front and 23-inches at the rear. These rims are not just fancy, but deep in their bowels sit massive Brembo disc brakes. These carbon-ceramic units measure 380mm at the front and are 337mm across at the back. Does this all sound too good to be true/real? Well then, you are correct. Because the Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo concept doesn’t exist in real life. It has been exclusively made for the virtual world and only exists for those who play Gran Turismo 6. Quite a bummer, eh?
Does the rear look a bit like a Veyron from this angle? Doesn’t matter, this isn’t real anyway.
So there you have it. The Peugeot Vision Gran Turismo is nothing more than a virtual track car, with little to no chance of ever materialising for real. That said, Peugeot seems to have put in quite a bit of real-world effort into their bonkers fictional car. By the way, the below video is by Peugeot and it’s spoken in French. So don’t forget to hit the ‘subtitles’ button. Anyway, do you think Peugeot (or any other carmaker) should make a car like this for real? Tell us about your opinions in the comments section.