The all-new Corvette Stingray, the seventh generation of the legendary sportscar, will be made available as a free download in Gran Turismo 5 on Tuesday, January 15 from 8pm GMT, Sony has announced.

"Getting behind the wheel of the all-new Corvette Stingray - the most powerful, most efficient and most sophisticated standard Corvette ever - is sure to be a thrilling experience," commented Chris Perry, vice president of Chevrolet Global Marketing.

"Through this unique collaboration with Gran Turismo, Chevrolet is able, for the first time, to give performance car enthusiasts access to such an exclusive driving experience the day after the Corvette Stingray's world debut."

Kazunori Yamauchi, president of Polyphony Digital, is also pleased about the partnership.

"The Polyphony team has had an unforgettable experience getting to know the Corvette Stingray, inside and out, and bringing it into Gran Turismo 5. We're excited to share our experience with fans and let them feel, explore and drive the Corvette in a way that wasn't possible until now."

The new DLC means that all seven generations of the Corvette have featured in the Gran Turismo franchise.


Source: EU PlayStation Blog