Standard cars you would like to see upgraded to Premium

#1 Posted by Binman88 (3707 posts) -

GT5 has a fudge ton of cars, but unfortunately not all were given the Premium treatment. If you could have a handful of standard cars upgraded to premium models, which ones would you choose? 
My tentative list would include the following:   

  • Audi Quattro '82
  • Toyota Supra RZ '97
  • Honda CRX SiR '90
  • Nissan 180SX Type X '96
  • RUF CTR "Yellow Bird" '87 (though I'd settle for any RUF)
  • Subaru Impreza Rally Car '01
  • Ford Escort Rally Car '98
#2 Posted by KaosAngel (14251 posts) -

Initial d car. >.>

#3 Posted by FrankCanada97 (4187 posts) -

Audi R8 LMS '09
Any or all of the older model M3's
All of the DTM race cars
All of the Le Mans race cars

#4 Posted by iPhone_Tyler (166 posts) -

I'd love to have these upgraded:

  • Lexus IS200 (My car in real life!) 
  • Bugatti Veyron 
  • Lancia STRATOS ‘73  
  • More Classic Nissans / Datsuns 

I'd love them to add these: 
  • Ariel Atom
  • Gumpert Apollo
  • Ascari A10
  • Koenigsegg CCX
#5 Posted by KaosAngel (14251 posts) -

Anyone have a guess when the standard to premium patches will be out?

#6 Posted by slowbird (1845 posts) -

all the Fords.
that is all.

#7 Posted by StaticFalconar (4920 posts) -

More tuner cars from guys like Mugen and Amuse. Especially the Carbon R. the FGT would have been nice as well since that car is entirely fictional and not actually modeled after something (it just takes inspirations from), 

#8 Posted by Red12b (9344 posts) -

My fucking Legnum...other than that I am happy...
#9 Posted by Binman88 (3707 posts) -
@KaosAngel: I'd like the 86 as well, along with Mako's Sileighty! 
@FrankCanada97: Yeah, it would be nice to get all the touring and Le Mans cars, and maybe to get more of them in the process. I wouldn't mind a greater selection of BTCC cars from the past twenty years. 
@flickr: I'm kinda surprised the Koenigsegg isn't in GT5, being such an iconic sports car of the 2000s (at least I thought it was). I'd also like the old 70's Nissan Zs thrown in there, and the existing models upgraded. There's a severe lack of classic premium sports cars in GT5. 
@StaticFalconar: I'd like to see those too. They have a ton of standard ones in the game already, so it's not like they don't have enough to choose from. 
@Red12b: I could have guessed you'd say that :P
#10 Posted by Ghorun (102 posts) -
@Binman88: I am with you on the RUFs, the BRT and CRT are a handful but oh so much fun to drive.    
The Volvo 240 estate, and add more Swedish cars.  :)
I would also like to see some of the classic Japanese sports cars as premiums (Toyota 2000GT is another example). 
Old rally cars are cool, so wouldn't mind an upgrade on some of those.  
And more cars available for racing modification would be nice.
#11 Posted by Devil240Z (3976 posts) -

none at all.  
I want them to add new cars into the game.  
91 Subaru Legacy 
89 Nissan Pulsar GTiR 
88 Mazda 323 GTX

#12 Edited by Aus_azn (2272 posts) -

The upgrade list alone would make GT5 perfect in my eyes. Or as close as it will ever be.
Upgrade these to Premium:
Audi RS4 '01  
Audi S4 '98
Audi Quattro '82 
Holden Commodore SS '04  
Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5 - 16 Evolution II '91
Mercedes-Benz CL 600 '00
Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG '00
Mercedes-Benz CLK Touring Car '00 
Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR Race Car '98
Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG (R230) '04  
Mini Mini Cooper 1.3i '98
Subaru IMPREZA Coupe 22B-STi '98
Subaru IMPREZA Coupe TypeR STi Version VI '99 
Subaru IMPREZA Rally Car '03
Subaru IMPREZA Sedan WRX STi spec C '04    
Subaru IMPREZA Sedan WRX STi Version VI '99 
Subaru IMPREZA Sport Wagon WRX STi Version VI '99 
Subaru LEGACY B4 2.0GT spec.B '03 
Subaru LEGACY B4 Blitzen '00
Subaru LEGACY Touring Wagon 2.0GT spec.B '03 
Subaru LEGACY Touring Wagon GT-B '96
Toyota ALTEZZA Gita AS300 '01 
Toyota CELICA SS-II (ZZT231) '99 
Toyota MR2 GT-S '97 
Toyota SPRINTER TRUENO GT-APEX (S. Shigeno Edition) '00  
Toyota SUPRA RZ '97
In terms of added cars: 
Audi RS5 '11
Mercedes-Benz CLK 63 AMG Black Series '09
Saab 900 Aero/SPG '85
Saab 9000 Aero '97
Saab 9-3 Viggen '02
Saab 9-5 Aero '04

#13 Posted by petedee (80 posts) -

The Bugatti Veyron, quite how it didn't make the first cut is beyond me. 

#14 Posted by iam3green (14368 posts) -

i want all of the cars to be upgraded. i think it would be better doing that.

#15 Posted by the_OFFICIAL_jAPanese_teaBAG (4313 posts) -

nissan skyline gtr r34 if they already havent done so.  still waiting for the 30 dollar price drop...

#16 Posted by Bouke (1400 posts) -

Bugatti Veyron should have been a premium car from the start.

#17 Posted by F_14_D_TOMCAT (113 posts) -

  • Bugatti Veyron.
  • BMW M3 GT3 (E-46).
  • BMW M3 CSL (E-46).
  • Mercedes 190-E (W-201).
  • Mercedes CLK (W-208).
  • Mercedes CLK GTR.

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