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Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.48 Brings New Cars, Here Are The Patch Notes

Polyphony Digital is bringing 3 brand new cars to Gran Turismo 7 in update 1.48 this week, and here are the patch notes.

According to the Gran Turismo series creator Kazunori Yamauchi, update 1.48 for Gran Turismo 7 is planned to arrive this week, and it will add 5 new cars to the game. He has teased the update with the usual image that reveals silhouettes of the cars, encouraging dedicated fans to guess their make and model. Thus, fans have put together a list of cars that we believe are the ones that will be added to the game next week.

Gran turismo 7 1.48 patch notes

Gran Turismo 7 Update 1.48 Patch Notes

Check back here to find the full patch notes for update 1.48 of Gran Turismo 7 as they become available. For now, we’ve put together a tentative list, with the cars that have been speculated to be the three news one being added in this update. Update: Full patch notes have been released, and can be seen below.

Main Features Implemented

1. Cars
– The following five new cars have been added:
・Honda Civic SiR・II (EG) ’93 (available at the Used Cars dealership)
・Honda NSX GT500 ’00 (available at the Legend Cars dealership)
・Nissan Skyline GTS-R (R31) ’87 (available at the Used Cars dealership)
・Volvo 240 SE Estate ʼ93 (available at the Used Cars dealership)
・Volvo V40 T5 R-Design ʼ13 (available at Brand Central)

2. World Circuits
– The following new events have been added to World Circuits:
・European Sunday Cup 400
– Kyoto Driving Park – Yamagiwa
・Japanese FF Challenge 450
– Autopolis International Racing Course – Short Course
・Japanese FR Challenge 450
– Autodromo Lago Maggiore – West
・World Touring Car 800
– Circuit de Sainte-Croix – A

3. Café
– The following Extra Menu has been added:
・Extra Menu No.39: Collection: Racers of the Japanese GT (Collector Level 48 and above);

– New sets of conversations with the Car Designers and Characters have been added to the Café. These new conversations can be accessed by changing to the following cars in the Garage and speaking with the characters in the Café:

– Fabio Filippini
・Volvo V40 T5 R-Design ʼ13

– Chris
・Volvo V40 T5 R-Design ʼ13

– Jeremy
・Honda NSX GT500 ’00
・Nissan Skyline GTS-R (R31) ’87
・Volvo 240 SE Estate ʼ93

– Stella
・Honda Civic SiR・II (EG) ’93

4. Brand Central
 - The following brand has been added:
・Volvo (Sweden)

5. GT Auto
– Car Maintenance & Service
Engine Swaps are now available for the following cars (unlocked at Collector Level 50):
・Honda Civic SiR・II (EG) ’93
・Honda Civic Type R (EK) ’97
・Honda Civic Type R (EK) Touring Car
・Honda Integra Type R (DC2) ’95
・Nissan Sileighty ’98

6. Scapes
– “Move the camera up and down II” has been added as a featured Curation in Scapes.

Other Improvements and Adjustments

1. Physics Simulation Model
 - Adjusted the effects of mechanical damage on the following cars:
・AFEELA Prototype 2024
・Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo
・BMW i3 ’15
・Chevrolet Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo
・Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo
・Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo Coupé
・Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo Roadster
・Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV
・Porsche Taycan Turbo S ’19
・Porsche Vision Gran Turismo
・Porsche Vision Gran Turismo Spyder
・Skoda Vision Gran Turismo
・Tesla Model S Signature Performance ’12
・Tesla Model 3 Performance ’23
・Volkswagen ID.R ’19

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. It also sponsors several historic car events. New prices will be applied the next time a vehicle goes on sale. The next price revision is scheduled for October 2024.

3. GT Auto
 - Adjusted the decal placement area on the left arm of the following racing suits:
・Alpinestars Suit No.1
・Alpinestars Suit No.2

– Adjusted the colors of certain Real Car Paints.

4. Localization
– Fixed various text localization issues.

5. Others
– Various other issues have been addressed.

GT7 was developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. The game is the eighth chapter in the mainline Gran Turismo series. It was revealed during the PlayStation 5 reveal event on June 11, 2020, and was released on March 4, 2022 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, making it the series’ first multi-console entry.

The game uses the PS5’s improved processing capabilities, dedicated ray-tracing hardware, custom solid-state drive storage, Tempest Engine, and DualSense controller to support features like advanced haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, real-time ray tracing features during replays, 3D spatial audio, and faster loading times. Gran Turismo 7 on PlayStation 5 also has 4K resolution and 60 frames per second, as well as compatibility for high dynamic range.

One of the previous major updates added PSVR2 support to the game. It can be played in VR mode using both DualSense controller.

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