Tesla Designs Gran Turismo 6 Virtual Supercar

Launched over the weekend just past, the much-anticipated Playstation 3 virtual auto race game, Gran Turismo 6, will see digital-image cars submitted by no fewer than 17 companies, including Tesla Motors.

Evidence for this came by way of promotion by Polyphony Digital, and the rendering above with Tesla’s logo clearly in place depicts a swoopy Tesla supercar – looking far more aggressive than a Model S shown in a May video trailer posted below.

The electric car maker will thus see its logo compete against other top-name internal combustion powered virtual-image cars, including by Mercedes-Benz, Aston Martin, Bertone, Zagato, ItalDesign Giugiaro, and SRT.

Tesla has said it wants to build a “supercar” which could follow its entry level car promised a few years hence, but we’ve not yet seen any indication this drawing is more than fiction.

Or maybe it’s a possible source of inspiration? Either way, it comes from the creative minds at the Fremont, Calif. startup, and all you will need to drive one is the game and a TV.

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