Following Kazunori’s teaseer last weekend, Polyphony Digital has revealed what players can expect in Gran Turismo 7’s first update of 2024. Arriving tomorrow, update 1.42 adds three new cars, new Menu Books, new race events, and more.
Headlining update 1.42 are three new cars: the Bulgari Aluminium Vision Gran Turismo, Genesis X Gran Berlinetta Vision Gran Turismo Concept, and 2018 Suzuki Jimny XC.
Celebrating the tenth anniversary of Polyphony’s Vision GT program, the Genesis and Bulgari Vision GTs were first unveiled at last year’s World Finals events and created specifically for GT7.
Powering the sleek Genesis concept is a high-revving V6 and electric motor producing a combined 1,071 hp. The Aluminium Vision Gran Turismo was designed by Italian jewellery house Bulgari, while the Jimny is a compact body-on-frame off-roader. While it has modest power, it should be fun to chuck the Jimny around Lake Shore in the new Jimny Cup event.
While the Genesis Vision GT and Suzuki Jimny will be available to buy in dealerships when update 1.42 goes live this week, the Bulgari won’t be available until February. However, those who buy the Bulgari Aluminium Gran Turismo Special Edition watch will receive the car in GT7 as a free gift before its official release.
New Menu Books and World Circuits events
In addition, update 1.42 will add two new Menu Books to complete:
- [Extra Menu No. 34] Collection: Nissan Motorsports (Collector Level 46 and above)
- [Extra Menu No. 35] Collection: Dodge (Collector Level 32 and above)
GT7’s first update of 2024 will also add two new World Circuit events:
- Sardegna - Windmills/Willow Springs International Raceway/Lake Louise
Vision Gran Turismo Trophy
- Tokyo Expressway/Autodromo Nazionale Monza
Finally, the update adds new Elbina Service Area and Multistorey Car Park Scape locations along with new vertical versions of existing Scape locations.
Gran Turismo 7 update 1.42 launches tomorrow, 25 January. We’ll have to wait for tomorrow’s patch notes to find out if there are any significant gameplay changes.
It’s a thin update to start the year compared to the mammoth Spec II update that ended 2023. With Gran Turismo 8 confirmed to be in development, GT7’s updates might be less frequent and lighter on content in 2024.
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