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Gran Turismo 7 Releases Update 1.43

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Highlights

  • Update 1.43 for Gran Turismo 7 adds new cars, races, and content, maintaining the game’s popularity.
  • Players can now try out Audi TTS Coupe ’09, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR GSR ’06, and Renault R4 GTL ’85.
  • Developer Polyphony Digital continues to provide regular updates to keep Gran Turismo 7 among the best PS5 racing games.



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Gran Turismo 7 has just released update 1.43, which adds three new cars, as well as more races, and fixes a few issues. Overall, this is a fairly substantial update, and while it may not be as big as some of the ones from last year, it’s still a great addition to Gran Turismo 7.


Released in 2022, Gran Turismo 7 quickly received positive reviews, achieving a score of 87 on Metacritic. While the racing game was criticized by some fans for having too many microtransactions, it still maintained its popularity over time, and part of the reason for that is due to developer Polyphony Digital providing regular content updates for the community.

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Like in previous Gran Turismo 7 patches, the main attraction of the new update 1.43 is the introduction of new cars. Players will be able to try out three new vehicles: Audi TTS Coupe ’09, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR GSR ’06, and Renault R4 GTL ’85. While Audi and Mitsubishi’s vehicles can be purchased via Brand Central, Renault’s car can be bought via Used Car Dealer rotation. With the most expensive of the new vehicles being priced at 100,000 credits, none of them are too expensive. The update also introduces more World Circuits, adding three new races: Laguna Seca, Tsukuba Circuit, and Suzuka Circuit, all of which have three laps.



New Cars Available On Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.47

  • Audi TTS Coupe ’09
  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR GSR ’06
  • Renault R4 GTL ’85

There’s plenty of new content besides cars and races, too. Examples include the Bvlgari brand added to the game’s Museum, the addition of an Extra Menu with a Lamborghini collection, and the introduction of five new engine swaps with Japanese cars. Apart from these content upgrades, the update also makes small changes to localization and fixes a few issues that were still around. By continuing to add content to Gran Turismo 7, Polyphony Digital is helping the title to remain among the best PS5 racing games, especially for people who like highly realistic gameplay with a huge variety of cars.


It seems that the regular updates are working well to keep Gran Turismo 7 as a popular pick for gamers. Despite being almost two years old, Gran Turismo 7 is still appearing on the best-selling games charts. In January, the title ranked as the 16th most-sold video game, behind titles like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Tekken 8, Persona 3 Reload, and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, but still ahead of any other racing game on the list.

Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.43 Patch Notes

Main Features

1. Cars

 - The following three new cars have been added:

  ・Audi TTS Coupe ’09 (Available for purchase at Legend Cars and Used Cars dealerships)

  ・Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR GSR ’06 (Available for purchase at Legend Cars and Used Cars dealerships)

  ・Renault R4 GTL ’85 (Available for purchase at Legend Cars and Used Cars dealerships)

 

2. World Circuits

  - The following new events have been added to World Circuits:

  ・Japanese Clubman Cup 550

   - WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

  ・Sunday Cup Classic

   - Tsukuba Circuit

  ・European Clubman Cup 600


   - Suzuka Circuit

3. Brand Central

 - The following brands have been added to the Museum:

  ・Bvlgari

(The BVLGARI Aluminum Vision Gran Turismo is now available for purchase.)

4. Café

 - The following Extra Menu has been added:

  ・Extra Menu No.36: Collection: Lamborghini (Collector Level 43 and above).

 - Added new sets of conversations with car designers and characters appearing in the café. These new conversations can be accessed by changing to the following cars in “Garage” and speaking with the characters in the café:

 

 CAR DESIGNERS

  - Kunihisa Ito

   ・Nissan R92CP ’92

   ・Porsche 919 Hybrid ’16

   ・Toyota TS050 – Hybrid ’16

  - Hikonori Kagurazaka

   ・Eckert’s Rod & Custom Mach Forty

   ・Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR GSR ’06

  - Tom Matano

   ・Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 ’12

   ・Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat ’15

  - Shiro Nakamura


   ・Mazda RX500 ’70

 CHARACTERS

  - Jeremy

   ・Mercedes-Benz CLK-LM ’98

   ・AMG 300 SEL 6.8 AMG ’71

  - Stella

   ・Mazda RX-VISION ’15

5. GT Auto

 - Car Maintenance & Service

  Engine Swaps have been added for the following cars (Unlocked at Collector Level 50):

  ・Nissan GT-R Premium Edition ’17

  ・Suzuki Jimny XC ’18

  ・Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition ’22

  ・Toyota Sprinter Trueno 3door 1600GT APEX (AE86) ’83

  ・Toyota Supra 3.0GT Turbo A ’88

6. Scapes

 - The “Pyrenees” has been added as a featured Curation in Scapes.

Other Improvements and Adjustments

1. Cars

 - The text indicating a car’s aspiration type has been adjusted as follows:

  ・TB (Turbo) → TC (Turbocharger)

  ・ST (Superturbo) → TC+SC 

 *”TC+SC” indicates a forced induction system equipped with a TC (Turbocharger) and a SC (Supercharger).

2. Legend Cars


 - Prices for Legend Cars (Hagerty Collection) have been revised based on real-life valuations from Gran Turismo partner, Hagerty, which provides valuations and vehicle insurance for classic cars and has sponsored historic car events in recent years. New prices will be applied the next time a vehicle goes on sale. The next price revision is scheduled for May 2024.

3. World Circuits

 - The Weekly Challenges are now updated every Friday.

 - It is now possible to enter Drift Trials and Time Trials even when Performance Points (PP) cannot be calculated.

4. Multiplayer

 - We repaired an issue in “Split-Screen Race” in which the race display would disappear during a pit stop.

5. Localization

 - We have fixed various text localization issues.

6. Others

 - Various other issues have been addressed.

GRAN TURISMO 7

Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7 is the most recent addition to the long-running Gran Turismo franchise. Players will be able to purchase and tune a variety of vehicles, racing them against AI opponents and real players in a variety of race types and courses. Gran Turismo 7 features multitude of gaming modes and brings back fan-favorites like the GT Simulation and Sport Mode.

The game has an online community that allows players to compete against each other and share their knowledge to become even better drivers. 

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