The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo was originally created for the Playstation game, Gran Turismo, but now Audi has announced that the concept will come to life. Starting this weekend, the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will make its debut as a race taxi for the Formula E race.
Audi designers originally created the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo for the “Vision Gran Turismo” competition that was launched on the market on the occasion of the game’s 15th anniversary. It took Audi only eleven months turn the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo into a fully functioning car that will drive through the streets of Rome on April 14.
“Although the design of a virtual vehicle allows much greater freedom and the creation of concepts which are only hard to implement in reality, we did not want to put a purely fictitious concept on wheels,” said Audi’s chief designer Marc Lichte. “Our aim was a fully functional car. The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo shows that electric mobility at Audi is very emotive. This car incorporates numerous elements of our new design language such as the inverted single frame in the vehicle’s color that will be typical for our new e-tron models.”