213w ago - Sony's Public Relations Manager Alex Armour has unveiled today that a 70's Mustang has joined the GT5 PS3 lineup at the Gran Turismo Awards.
To quote: Two days ago, PlayStation hosted the 7th annual Gran Turismo (GT) Awards in Las Vegas, taking place in conjunction with the 2009 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.
We had some impressive entries and a fantastic turnout at the ceremony, headlined by a live performance from the The Offspring at Rain nightclub inside the Palms hotel.
Kazunori Yamauchi - creator of the Gran Turismo franchise - chose a 1970 Ford Mustang from our Hot Rod category as our overall "Best in Show" vehicle, so a big congratulations to owners Todd Gartshore and Phil Koenan - get ready to see you car cruising around the virtual tracks of Gran Turismo 5!
Speaking of GT Awards winners, we got a chance to catch up with two of our past champs at the event and got their thoughts on winning "Best in Show", but also how it feels to see (and play) your very own car in Gran Turismo, which they were able to play last night for the first time. Here's what they had to say:
Brian Filoteo of High End Performance, Inc., 2008 winner with his 2007 Infinity G37