The release of Gran Turismo 5 is drawing ever closer now that 2010 is underway, but being able to visualise the final box art makes it all the more feasible. Gran Turismo 5. It’s actually happening. Except nobody knows exactly when.
As I recover from the shock of it all, can you guess which car has been given the prestigious honour of becoming the new Gran Turismo cover star? Find out after the break along with a new commemorative video.
Surprise surprise, it’s the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, one of the most highly touted supercars of this year which will act as a successor to the iconic 300SL Gullwing and replace the almighty McLaren SLR.
For comparison, GT5: Prologue beared the Nissan GTR whereas GT4, the last full release of the series from way back in 2004 on the PS2, featured the timeless Ford GT:
And just think, if all goes to plan, we could be driving the SLS in Gran Turismo 5 before it is available in the real world.