Gran Turismo 5 Practice Centre Ep.4: Formula Gran Turismo
Finally, I'm back with the next installment of my Practice Centre series.
This time, I'm going through the ins and outs of the Formula Gran Turismo.
I talk about tips on how to drive with it, and also how to succeed in the
Formula Gran Turismo World Championship Extreme Event.
Gran Turismo 5 / Formula GT @ Road course Indy 'Formula Gran Turismo 5 World Championship'
view my profile here
Formula 1 - Formula 1 - FIA - f1 20011 Gran Turismo 5
max power 41kgfm/15500rpm
Due to budget and regulatory restrictions, the current generation of
open-wheeled Formula machines can no longer simply pursue pure speed. The
Gran Turismo team seeks to fill this gap with this car. The Formula GT '04.
The engine is a 3.5L DOHC V12 with four valves per cylinder and a 60-degree
V-bank angle. The redline is over 18.000rpm and the engine makes in excess
of 888BHP. The block, pistons and cylinder heads are made of aluminium; the
valves are hollow titanium and actuated by pneumatic springs.
The engine bolts are titanium, while the oil pump housing and similar parts
are magnesium. The cold air intake and egnition coil shield are carbon, but
for parts like the camshaft, crankshaft and timing gears, which are subject
to massive forces,steel is used instead. Naturally, dry-sump lubricationis
employed for cooling.
The body is an all carbon monocoque, and the engine, sitting mid mounted
behind the driver, also serves as part of the body.
The car is outfitted with aerodynamic aids like hugh wings in the front and
rear and various types of deflectors, as well as a giant diffuser in the
rear. The underfloor is not flat but features two wind tunnels. The gear
box ia a 7-speed semi automatic, and the breaks employ ventilated carbon
discs all around
As many electrical control systems as possible were used: ABS, TCS, Launch
control and even EBD to optimise brake pressure distribution. The resulting
kurb weight is around 550kg and accelaration levels exceed 4 G's in all
directions. These cars can run the Suzuka in under 1min 30seconds and the
Nurburgringin under 6mins. It is the most powerful Formula Machine