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Genesis invites you to race its most extreme concept car yet

Meet the Genesis X Gran Berlinetta Vision Gran Turismo Concept

Genesis always hits the nail on the head with its designs. PHOTO FROM GENESIS

Genesis has made proper waves in recent times, upsetting the luxury pecking order with stunning and well-received cars like the G90 and the GV80 Coupe Concept. The latest vehicle to come out of the design studio of the Koreans might just be the most jaw-dropping one yet, and the best thing is that anyone can drive it.

Anyone who plays Gran Turismo on the PlayStation, that is. Meet the Genesis X Gran Berlinetta Vision Gran Turismo Concept, a mouthful of a name for an eyeful of a car.

You'll be able to buy this beauty virtually for one million credits like every other VGT. PHOTOS FROM GENESIS

Unveiled at the Gran Turismo World Series Nations Cup in Barcelona, this hybrid hypercar concept not only looks fast but it also rocks a drivetrain befitting its outrageous exterior.

A V6 engine churning out 870hp is joining forces with a 201hp electric motor for a total system output of 1,071hp, or enough for some serious onscreen driving fun.

If Genesis would make a supercar, we wish it would look like this. PHOTOS FROM GENESIS

Low-slung and with a drag coefficient of just 0.34, the Gran Berlinetta VGT is designed to cut through the wind and incorporates clever aerodynamic aids like a front intake that exits through the hood and the sides, and a diffuser visible at the shapely rear.

If you have a PlayStation VR2, you'll be able to experience this virtual cockpit to its fullest. PHOTOS FROM GENESIS

All of this should glue it to the many Gran Turismo 7 tracks when it becomes available in January 2024. Until then, players can marvel at the sci-fi cockpit, the huge wheels, and the large light signature at the front.

Frank Schuengel

Frank is a German e-commerce executive who loves his wife, a Filipina, so much he decided to base himself in Manila. He has interesting thoughts on Philippine motoring. He writes the aptly named ‘Frankly’ column.