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GT by Citroën Concept '08
Citroën GT by Citroën Concept 2008
Appears in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1], PR[2]
Interior in GT6 Detailed[3]
Manufacturer Citroën
Drivetrain 4WD[4]
Engine High Capacity Electric Motor
Max Power 779 BHP
Performance Points 673 PP
Max Torque 1,808.3 lb-ft
Top Speed 250 miles per hour (400 km/h)
Weight 1,400 kilograms (3,100 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 1.8 kg (4.0 lb) per horsepower

The GT by Citroën '08 is a Concept Car produced by Citroën. It first appears in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, returning later in Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5 and Gran Turismo 6. It has one of the highest torques in the game, at 250 kgf/m.

ColorsEdit

Twenty colors are available for this car in Gran Turismo 5 Prologue and Gran Turismo PSP. They are unnamed in both games:

  • Ice White
  • White
  • Silver
  • Gray Metallic
  • Gray
  • Light Black
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Sapphire Blue
  • Mineral Blue
  • Maroon
  • Bronze
  • Orange
  • Yellow[5]
  • Red
  • Cherry Red
  • Ruby Red
  • Silver Metallic
  • Military Beige
  • Black Metallic


However, starting with Gran Turismo 5, only one color is available for this car. It is still unnamed in the games:

  • White

DescriptionEdit

"The concept car that continues to live on inside a game; developed in co-operation with Citroën."


The super sports concept car, the GT by Citroën, is the product of the collaboration between Citroën and Gran Turismo. The car made a huge splash at its debut at the 2008 Paris Auto Salon, and it catapulted the car's designer, Takumi Yamamoto, into the limelight.

The head-turning concept car was the product of numerous trips between Japan and France by both Citroën and Gran Turismo personnel. Here, the car has been transformed from a show car to a running model called the GT by Citroën Road Car, thanks to the magic of Gran Turismo. The major difference is that the real-life concept was powered by an electric motor while the virtual car possesses a high-output V-8 mounted amidships.

The robotic armor-like body style of the concept car has been retained, and the vents on the body do their part in dissipating engine heat, keeping the V-8 cool. Also, replacing the heavy, high-capacity battery with a small gasoline tank has reduced the weight of the sports car, making the vehicle's performance much more potent.

The GT by Citroën also retained its rigid nature, especially at the rear where the rear cowl that completely covers the engine compartment, provides added handling stability.

AcquisitionEdit

GT5PEdit

This car can be bought from Citroën Dealership for 1,000,000 Credits.

GTPSPEdit

This car may appear randomly from dealerships and costs 2,000,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Premium Car, the GT by Citroën '08 can be purchased from the dealerships for 2,000,000 Credits. It is a Level 23 car. A Standard version of this car can be imported from Gran Turismo PSP, but its use is limited to Arcade Mode only.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 1,450,000 Credits. It is a detailed car.

TriviaEdit

  • The Premium version of this car is available in only one color in Gran Turismo 5. However, the Standard version of the car, importable from Gran Turismo PSP, still retains the color options available in previous games.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a Premium Car in Gran Turismo 5
  3. Appears as a detailed car in Gran Turismo 6
  4. Four-Wheel Drive
  5. In Gran Turismo PSP, the Yellow color option is only available as a SP Model