Gran Turismo - US Version - FAQ version 1.0
copyright Stephen J. Rhee (mystery@mit.edu)

Last updated on July 25, 1998.
Latest version always available at
     http://mit.edu/mystery/www/gtfaq.txt

All results personally obtained by the author.


1.0  ARCADE MODE
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1.1  Bonus Items
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Easy
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High Speed Ring -> unlocks Autumn Ring track
Trial Mountain -> unlocks Deep Forest track
Grand Valley East -> unlocks SS R5 track
Clubman Stage 5 -> unlocks Grand Valley Speedway track
Autumn Ring -> unlocks Toyota cars
Deep Forest -> unlocks Subaru cars
SS R5 -> unlocks Chevrolet cars
Grand Valley Speedway -> unlocks TVR cars

Normal
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all tracks -> unlocks Bonus Item "Ending Movie"

Difficult
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all tracks -> unlocks Bonus Item "Hi-res GT"


2.0  SIMULATION MODE
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2.1  Cars/Manufacturers
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Numbers in parentheses for the power ratings are the numbers shown
at the dealers and differ from the real values once you buy the car.
An asterisk(*) denotes a car that is obtained by winning a series.

Aston Martin
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DB7 Coupe - 150,000/FR/328(335)HP/3802lb
DB7 Volante - 164,000/FR/328(335)HP/4133lb
*DB7 Coupe - FR/328HP/3802lb

Chevrolet
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Camaro Z28 - 24,770/FR/279(285)HP/3461lb
Corvette '96 Coupe - 45,350/FR/323(330)HP/3218lb
Corvette '96 Grand Sport - 49,250/FR/323(330)HP/3218lb
*Camaro Z28 30th Anniversary - FR/279HP/3461lb

Dodge
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Viper RT/10 - 68,800/FR/440(449)HP/3187lb
Viper GTS - 80,040/FR/440(449)HP/3240lb
Concept Car - not for sale/FR/219HP/2160lb
*Viper GTS-R - FR/680HP/2753lb
*Concept Car - FR/560HP/1329lb

Honda/Acura
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Civic 3 Door - 17,280/FF/164(106)HP/2253lb
Civic Sedan - 18,280/FF/164(127)HP/2517lb
Accord Wagon - 26,980/FF/181(145)HP/3196lb
Prelude - 18,830/FF/188(195)HP/2954lb
Civic (Racer) - 19,980/FF/175(182)HP/2314lb
Accord Sedan - 23,540/FF/181(170)HP/3284lb
Prelude Type-SH - 26,530/FF/208(195)HP/3042lb
Integra GS-R - 19,580/FF/171(170)HP/2667lb
Integra Type R - 22,280/FF/189(195)HP/2594lb
NSX - 91,070/MR/285(290)HP/3068lb
NSX Type S Zero - 98,570/MR/285(276)HP/2799lb
NSX Type S - 103,570/MR/285(276)HP/2910lb
NSX-R LM GT2  - 500,000/MR/541(549)HP/3214lb
*CR-X EF-8 Si-R (Civic '91 CR-X Si) - FF/152HP/2138lb
*EK Civic Type-R (Civic (Racer)) - FF/175HP/2314lb
*del Sol LM Edition - MR/563HP/1962lb

Mazda
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Demio LX G Package - 10,530/FF/77(81)HP/2006lb
Demio GL - 13,430/FF/94(98)HP/2116lb
Demio GL-X - 14,560/FF/94(98)HP/2116lb
Lantis Coupe 2000 Type-R - 20,750/FF/169(167)HP/2733lb
Eunos Roadster Normal - 17,400/FR/127(128)HP/2160lb
Eunos Roadster S-Special - 22,250/FR/127(128)HP/2182lb
Eunos Roadster V-Special - 24,400/FR/127(128)HP/2182lb
FD-type Efini RX-7 Type RB - 32,400/FR/256(261)HP/2777lb
FD-type Efini RX-7 Touring X - 38,150/FR/256(261)HP/2932lb
FD-type Efini RX-7 Type RZ - 40,150/FR/256(261)HP/2755lb
FD-type Efini RX-7 A spec - 45,150/FR/256(261)HP/2689lb
RX-7 LM Edition - 500,000/FR/588(596)HP/2116lb
*Demio A spec - FF/94HP/1807lb
*Eunos Roadster - FR/127HP/2182lb
*RX-7 A spec LM Edition - FR/570HP/2314lb

Mitsubishi
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Mirage Asti RX - 17,630/FF/167(172)HP/2358lb
FTO GR - 18,870/FF/171(177)HP/2535lb
Galant VR-G Touring - 20,900/FF/142(147)HP/2733lb
FTO GP Version R - 21,600/FF/189(197)HP/2535lb
FTO GPX - 23,330/FF/189(197)HP/2579lb
Eclipse GT - 23,600/FF/216(226)HP/2932lb
Lancer Evolution IV GSR - 23,940/4WD/268(276)HP/2976lb
Galant VR-4 - 29,800/4WD/272(276)HP/3262lb
GTO SR - 29,980/4WD/214(221)HP/3549lb
GTO Twin turbo - 43,230/4WD/311(276)HP/3769lb
GTO LM Edition - 500,000/4WD/604(613)HP/2821lb
*Lancer Evolution IV GSR - 4WD/268HP/2976lb
*FTO LM Edition - 4WD/541HP/2050lb

Nissan
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S14 Silvia Q's - 17,950/FR/152(157)HP/2623lb
180SX TypeS - 19,400/FR/133(138)HP/2645lb
S14 Silvia K's - 23,950/FR/208(216)HP/2755lb
Primera 2.0Te - 24,020/FF/142(147)HP/2601lb
180SX TypeX - 24,980/FR/198(202)HP/2689lb
R33 Skyline GTS25t Type M - 28,180/FR/237(246)HP/2998lb
Fairlady Z Version S 2seater - 30,500/FR/225(226)HP/3152lb
Fairlady Z Version S 2by2 - 32,500/FR/225(226)HP/3240lb
Fairlady Z Version S TwinTurbo 2seater - 39,300/FR/272(276)HP/3373lb
Fairlady Z Version S TwinTurbo 2by2 - 42,300/FR/272(276)HP/3461lb
R33 Skyline GT-R - 48,850/4WD/310(276)HP/3373lb
R33 Skyline GT-R Vspec - 53,900/4WD/310(276)HP/3395lb
Nismo GT-R LM - 500,000/FR/653(660)HP/2513lb
*S13 Silvia Q's 1800cc - FR/129HP/2403lb
*Sil Eighty - FR/198HP/2579lb
*S14 Silvia LM Edition - FR/536HP/2116lb
*Nismo GT-R LM - FR/311HP/3483lb (note: this LM car can be upgraded)

Subaru
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Impreza '96 Wagon WRX - 25,220/4WD/236(236)HP/2843lb
Impreza '96 Sedan WRX - 25,550/4WD/268(276)HP/2755lb
Legacy Touring Sedan RS - 27,330/4WD/270(276)HP/3042lb
Impreza '96 Wagon WRX-STi Ver. III - 28,850/4WD/270(276)HP/2865lb
Impreza '96 Sedan WRX-STi Ver. III - 28,850/4WD/270(276)HP/2755lb
Legacy Touring Wagon GT-B - 29,330/4WD/270(276)HP/3152lb
Impreza WRX-STi TypeR - 30,000/4WD/270(276)HP/2733lb
Impreza Rally Edition - 500,000/4WD/575(584)HP/2160lb
*Alcyone SVX S4 - 4WD/227HP/3505lb
*Impreza Sedan WRX-STi Ver. III - 4WD/270HP/2689lb

Toyota
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Starlet Glanza V - 14,300/FF/131(133)HP/2028lb
Corolla Levin BZG - 16,900/FF/158(162)HP/2270lb
Sprinter Trueno BZG - 16,900/FF/158(162)HP/2270lb
Celica SS-II - 21,360/FF/177(177)HP/2645lb
Corona Exiv 200GT - 22,290/FF/177(177)HP/2645lb
MR2 G-Limited - 23,600/MR/167(177)HP/2733lb
MR2 GT-S - 27,130/MR/243(241)HP/2821lb
Chaser Tourer S - 27,500/FR/192(197)HP/3086lb
Chaser Tourer V - 32,220/FR/286(276)HP/3240lb
Celica GT-Four - 32,660/4WD/245(251)HP/3042lb
Supra SZ-R - 32,000/FR/213(221)HP/3196lb
Soarer '96 2.5GT-T VVT-i - 34,800/FR/269(276)HP/3439lb
Supra RZ - 43,900/FR/300(276)HP/3328lb
Castrol Supra GT - 500,000/FR/646(655)HP/2535lb
*Chaser LM Edition - FR/655HP/2777lb
*Celica SS-II - FF/177HP/2689lb
*AE86 Sprinter Trueno GT-Apex - FR/133HP/2039lb
*Castrol Supra GT - FR/646HP/2535lb

TVR
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Cerbera - 84,800/FR/343(350)HP/2425lb
Griffith 500 - 83,200/FR/333(340)HP/2336lb
Griffith 4.0 - 79,800/FR/327(335)HP/2336lb
*Cerbera LM Edition - FR/581HP/1984lb

2.2  Licences
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B-Class
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1.  Starting and stopping 1
2.  Starting and stopping 2
3.  Basics of cornering 1
4.  Basics of cornering 2
5.  Basics of cornering 3
6.  Basics of multiple cornering 1
7.  Basics of multiple cornering 2
8.  B-Class License final test

A-Class
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1.  Practical Cornering 1
2.  Practical Cornering 2
3.  Practical Cornering 3
4.  Handling Multiple Corners 1
5.  Handling Multiple Corners 2
6.  Handling Multiple Corners 3
7.  Advanced Techniques
8.  A-Class License final test

International A-Class
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1.  High Speed Ring time trial
2.  SS Route 5 time trial
3.  Grand Valley time trial
4.  Deep Forest time trial
5.  Autumn Ring time trial
6.  Trial Mountain time trial
7.  SS Route 11 time trial
8.  IA-Class License final test

2.3  Races
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GT League
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Sunday Cup - B
"Gateway to the world of Gran Turismo.
 A great place to improve your skills!"
15,000/Demio A spec
1.  AutumnRing Mini (2 laps)
2.  High Speed Ring
3.  Grand Valley East

Clubman Cup - A
"The next step after graduating from amateur class.
 Advanced skills required."
20,000/Camaro Z28 30th Anniversary
1.  AutumnRing (2 laps)
2.  Clubman Stage Route 5
3.  Trial Mountain

GT Cup - A
"Pit yourself against top-class drivers in this
 high caliber battle fought with hard-tuned cars."
25,000/Chaser LM Edition
1.  Grand Valley SpeedWay (3 laps)
2.  Deep Forest Racing Way
3.  Special Stage Route 5
4.  Trial Mountain

GT World Cup - IA
"The highest class in Gran Turismo.
 The ultimate challenge with real racing cars."
50,000/unlocks GT HiFi time trial races in Special Event
1.  High Speed Ring (3 laps)
2.  Trial Mountain
3.  Grand Valley SpeedWay
4.  Special Stage Route 5
5.  Deep Forest Racing Way
6.  Special Stage Route 11

Special Event
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FF cars - B (front wheel drive cars only)
"The fastest front-engine front-drive car is...?"
10,000/CR-X EF-8 Si-R -or- Celica SS-II
1.  Deep Forest Racing Way II (2 laps)
2.  Grand Valley East
3.  Special Stage Route 11

FR cars - B (rear wheel drive cars only)
"The real McCoy of sports cars.
 The world of front-engine rear-drive."
10,000/S13 Silvia Q's 1800cc -or- Sil Eighty
1.  Grand Valley East II (2 laps)
2.  Deep Forest Racing Way
3.  Grand Valley SpeedWay II

4WD card - B (4WD cars only)
"The ultimate battle of 4-wheel drive sports cars!!"
10,000/Alcyone SVX S4 -or- Lancer EvolutionIV GSR
1.  Trial Mountain II (2 laps)
2.  Grand Valley SpeedWay
3.  Special Stage Route 5 II

Lightweight - B (lightweight cars only)
"Fierce battle with lightweight cars!!"
10,000/Eunos Roadster -or- EK Civic Type-R
1.  AutumnRing Mini II (2 laps)
2.  Clubman Stage Route 5
3.  Deep Forest Racing Way II

US vs Japan - A (Japanese and American cars only)
"Japanese and American cars meet head on!"
20,000/Viper GTS-R -or- FTO LM Edition
1.  Trial Mountain II (3 laps)
2.  Special Stage Route 5
3.  High Speed Ring
4.  Grand Valley East II
5.  Special Stage Route 11

UK vs Japan - A (Japanese and British cars only)
"The clash between Japanese sports
 cars and British sports cars!"
20,000/del Sol LM Edition -or- Cerbera LM Edition
1.  Trial Mountain II (3 laps)
2.  Special Stage Route 5
3.  High Speed Ring
4.  Grand Valley East II
5.  Special Stage Route 11

UK vs US - A (UK and US cars only)
"British sports cars vs American sports cars"
20,000/RX-7 A spec LM Edition -or- ConceptCar
1.  Trial Mountain II (3 laps)
2.  Special Stage Route 5
3.  High Speed Ring
4.  Grand Balley East II
5.  Special Stage Route 11

Megaspeed - A
"Who will win the ultra-high-speed battle?"
30,000/DB7 Coupe
1.  High Speed Ring (2 laps)
2.  Test Course
3.  High Speed Ring II

Normal car - A (normal cars only)
"The world's fastest commercially
 available car is...?"
100,000/Impreza Sedan WRX-STi version III
1.  AutumnRing Mini II (5 laps)
2.  Grand Valley East II
3.  Clubman Stage Route 5 II
4.  Deep Forest Racing Way II
5.  Special Stage Route 11

Tuned Car - IA (no racing special models)
"This is where hard-tuned cars battle it out.
 Which car will claim the world number one spot?"
100,000/AE86 Sprinter Trueno GT-Apex
1.  High Speed Ring II (5 laps)
2.  Grand Valley SpeedWay II
3.  Clubman Stage Route 5 II
4.  AutumnRing II
5.  Special Stage Route 11 II

Grand Valley - IA
"Race through Grand Valley Speedway, a course
 with the best view in Gran Turismo racing."
300,000/Castrol Supra GT
1.  Grand Valley SpeedWay (60 laps)

All-night I - IA
"A midsummer night festival held on
 SS Route 11, a specially built urban circuit."
150,000/S14 Silvia LM Edition
1.  Special Stage Route 11 (30 laps)

All-night II - IA (no racing special models)
"A midsummer night festival held on
 SS Route 11, a specially built urban circuit."
150,000/Nismo GT-R LM
1.  Special Stage Route 11 II (30 laps)

2.4  Notes
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Here is a list of cars worth mentioning in no particular order:

1.  Viper GTS - the best car for the normal car race.
2.  Cerbera LM Edition - lightweight with good power and good handling. 
                         good for UK vs. anybody and even for the
                         megaspeed race.
3.  FTO LM Edition - like the Cerbera LM Edition but with better
                     handling and 4WD.  good for Japan vs. anybody.