Sony and the British Broadcasting Corporation today announced a new partnership that will see content from the BBC’s hit show ‘Top Gear’ appear in Polyphony Digitals upcoming PS3 racing game Gran Turismo 5.

The deal will add functionality to the games GT TV feature, and will allow players to download Top Gear programming direct to their PlayStation 3. In addition to this the racetrack featured on the BBC show (the ‘Top Gear Test Track’) will make an apperance in the game, so you will get the chance to beat the Stig at his best times!

President of Polyphony Digital, Kazunori Yamauchi said:

“We at Polyphony are great fans of the world’s best motoring programme, Top Gear, so we’re delighted to be collaborating with BBC Worldwide to deliver Top Gear content via Gran Turismo, We’re sure that players will be as thrilled as we are when they get the chance to put their own driving skills to the test on the Top Gear Test Track in GT5, as well as enjoying classic episodes of Top Gear via GT TV.”

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