Grip the wheel and feel the engine roar. Pop the clutch, shift into gear, and smell your tires smoking as you speed away on the track. Asphalt crumbles under the power of your machine as you tear through tight curves and rip up the straightaways. You close in on a rival car and swiftly maneuver around it, just nosing past as the checkered flag flies. Just when you thought the award-winning racing experience had peaked Gran Turismo 5 raises the bar, turbo charges the gameplay and soups up your ride with more ways than ever to help you truly master the racecourse.
Exclusive to the PlayStation 3, Gran Turismo 5 showcases real-life tracks, a variety of racing styles and an astonishing collection of eye-popping cars. Now, with the arrival of the XL Edition, you can throttle into new, improved and revolutionary ground, with every downloadable update through Spec 2.0. For the first time, one single disc gives you not only the complete Gran Turismo 5 experience, but also all of the features and functionality that were once only accessible online. Plus, XL sets you up with a voucher that gives you access to more than $20 worth of new cars, tracks and other bonus content. Travel the globe to test your driving skills on an abundance of real-life and fictional courses, including road, rally, city, drift and even NASCAR circuits. Compile an amazing collection of more than 1,000 of the world's most exciting machines from powerful muscle cars and performance supercars to exotic imports. Expand your racing experience with the deep online community features, including challenging your friends in the new custom race lobby. Gran Turismo's signature cutting-edge graphics and true-to-life driving experience make this installment the most advanced Gran Turismo yet.