Toyota equipped GT86 with port for “connectivity” to the game Gran Turismo

May 3, 2014 at 4:26 pm

This year from June 2 Toyota will start to sell in the Japanese market «Sports Drive Logger» system for Coupe GT86. It will record vehicle telemetry while driving on a race track, and then upload this information to the game Gran Turismo 6 for PlayStation 3.

Image of Toyota GT 86

Image of Toyota GT 86


There are 33 racetracks and the total number of cars is 1200 in the game Gran Turismo 6. The system will be able to write to external storage media connected via USB-port, location data car on the track, vehicle speed, engine speed, steering angle, acceleration and braking points, as well as the shift points. On the basis of this information can be built a special schedule.

Toyota GT 86 back photo

Toyota GT 86 back photo

There will also be an opportunity to see a virtual repeat of his circle in the game or race against yourself, trying to improve the time or beat the result of professional racers. Cost of the system «Sports Drive Logger» 91.8 thousand yen (about 900 U.S. dollars). About the possibility of sales the new products in other countries is not reported.

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