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2010 Jimmie Johnson ♯48 Lowe's CHEVROLET IMPALA '10
2010 Jimmie Johnson ♯48 Lowe's CHEVROLET IMPALA '10
Appears in Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 PR[1]
Interior in GT6 Detailed[2]
Manufacturer Chevrolet
Drivetrain FR[3]
Max Power 865 BHP
Performance Points 620 PP
Max Torque 745 Nm
Weight 1,565 kilograms (3,450 lb)

The 2010 Jimmie Johnson ♯48 Lowe's CHEVROLET IMPALA '10 is a 2010 NASCAR race car produced by Chevrolet. It appears in Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6.

In the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Jimmie Johnson drove this car to a record-fifth consecutive championship, scoring six wins during the season.

In-game descriptionEdit

This description is taken from the description page in GT5. It is transcluded from here.



Jimmie Johnson, who has been the Sprint Cup champion five years running since 2006, drives this blue and white Lowe's color Chevrolet Impala, number 48.

Since his debut in the premier NASCAR series in 2002, he has won 47 races in this number 48 car. A combination of the most powerful driver and machine, he is the face of NASCAR in the 21st century.

In stock car racing, the ability of the crew chief who is the brains of the team also plays a major role in the race, from the setting of the machine, the strategy during the race, and the positioning of the staff and more. For car number 48, Chad Knaus is always there, and he is well known to be one of the best crew chiefs in NASCAR. His ability to constantly produce the fastest machine in high-speed ovals, short ovals and restrictor plate races in ultra-high-speed ovals, is immense. With the combination of Johnson's driving skill and Knaus's uncanny ability to set up the machine, there is a powerful force pushing Johnson towards the champion spot.

The team owner of Johnson's car, number 48, is, of course, Jeff Gordon, of the same Hendrick Motorsports family. It was Gordon who recognized the skills of Johnson, who was formerly off-road racing - which is a rare background for a NASCAR driver. Gordon was the one who suggested Johnson's entry into the team. In 2007, Johnson this favor to Gordon through a historic battle for the title with his mentor, and in 2010 he engraved his name forever into the annals of racing history by achieving five series championship titles in a row for the first time ever in NASCAR.

AcquisitionEdit

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased in the NASCAR section of the recommended cars dealerships for 500,000 Credits. It is a detailed car.

GT5Edit

As a Premium car, the 2010 Jimmie Johnson ♯48 Lowe's CHEVROLET IMPALA '10 can be purchased from the dealership for 500,000 Credits. It is a Level 21 car.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Premium Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a detailed car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive

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