The Red Bull X1 Comes To Life, Sheds A Little Awesome

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The Red Bull X1, star of the almost-here Gran Turismo 5, now exists in solid form outside of a PlayStation 3. Unfortunately, the no-holds racer's translation to model car reality includes dropping its reported gas turbine for a twin-turbo V6.

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According to EVO magazine, the X1 will debut in its non-digital state at the European launch of Gran Turismo 5 supposedly set for later this month, with a Formula 1-based V6 good for 1,483 hp. Maybe we'll live long enough to see it actually move on its own power.

[GT Planet]

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Jonathan Harper

Of course it's dropping the gas turbine.

Gas turbine is way too cool for real life. Dammit.

Let's go back to the Matrix.