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Featured Assetto Corsa: First Porsche Render Revealed

Discussion in 'Assetto Corsa' started by Paul Jeffrey, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Following the recent announcement by Kunos Simulazioni confirming the acquisition of the Porsche licence for Assetto Corsa, the team over in Italy have already been hard at working bringing the first fruits of the new deal into digital form.

    Kunos have revealed a mouth watering teaser image of a 1970s era Porsche 935/78 "Moby Dick" as made famous by such legendary drivers as Jacky Ickx and Bob Wollek, coming second only to the works Renault team in the 1978 round the clock classic at Le Mans in June 1978. Capable of an incredible 0-60 in just 2.6 seconds, the legendary 935/78 was one of the most iconic and formidable machines that took part under the Group 5 regulations and went on to secure a number of race victories for the German marque.

    Porsche 935-78.jpg

    Kunos have yet to reveal the full range of cars that will be made available as part of the licencing deal with Porsche, however with such an impressive back catalogue of stunning road and race cars, whatever finds its way in game will no doubt prove to be an exceptionally fun experience for players of Assetto Corsa to enjoy.

    Check out the Assetto Corsa forum here at RaceDepartment to view all the latest news and discussions regarding Kunos Simulazioni's racing simulation. We have hundreds of topics created by community members discussing many aspects of the Italian simulator. Why not check out our Assetto Corsa Mods forum while you browse? Take a look at the many high quality user created cars and tracks available for download, or if making these mods is more your thing, take a tour of our Modding Discussion forum for WIP projects, advice and guidance and general discussion around the world of AC modding.

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    Looking forward to the arrival of Porsche in AC? What model's do you want to see in game? Like the look of this early preview? Let us know in the discussion section below!
     
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  2. Benutzername

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    :inlove:
     
  3. Art-J

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    Excellent. I can remove the not-so-great ripped version I've been using because of no alternatives and wait for the "proper" one. Wouldn't mind some even more legendary historics from that stable, but this one is a good start.
     
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  4. paracletus

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    "1070s era" hey... william the conqueror's ride never looked so good.

    No, this will be great. 845hp RWD!
     
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  5. Blimey

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    I hope for 3 DLC's in Autumn, September = Porsche, October = random mix, November = Porsche.
     
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  6. RippedXFuel

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    Looks very politically incorrect ... that's what I like :cool: Although it's probably a pain in the a.. to drive ...
     
  7. Abe Dekok

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    Can't wait to give this a right good hoon around the Nordschleife, as well as the other Porsches in the these future packs. Hopeful they bring a lot more Group 5 cars as well, like the M1 procar and Zakspeed Capri along in future DLC.
     
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  8. Bert Austen

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    awsome:)
     
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  9. aphidgod

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    Been wanting this one forever! Great choice, Kunos.
     
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  10. Christian Moreau

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    Looking good. Hopefully we can get the Martini livery as well, though I suppose that might cause "rating" issues. :unsure:

    Oh well, for sure someone will be making that skin either way. :D
     
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  11. LeSunTzu

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    In fact the car was not so good and won a single race in 78, under the rain with Jacky Ickx at the wheel... Extremely poor for a factory 935.
    Three years later it was kind of resurrected in DRM and IMSA. One single vitory for Mass in Germany. None in the USA, and the sad priviledge of being fatal to Rolf Stommelen as the whale tail eventually failed.
    So yes, a "legend" in the original meaning ^^
     
  12. Paul Jeffrey

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    Although not overly successful that season, the car maintains legendary status due to its iconic looks (and sounds :) ) and purely by the fact that anyone who's seen one driven in anger can testify to it being one of the greatest sights in all of moto racing history :D

    To be a legend doesn't always mean armfuls of victories and championships, plus the 935/78 was the natural progression of several years versions of Porsche 935 that did win a few in their time...

    I think of it much like the Jordan 191. Not a successful car as such, but still a legend for both what it achieved at the time, its looks and the fact it launched Jordan Grand Prix (and a certain German fella)...
     
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  13. lothario

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    OMG, more Kunos porn............another change of pants required :)
     
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  14. Tobiman

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    This car handles like a truck in raceroom. I regret purchasing it.
     
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  15. Torcano

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    Good way to kick off the Porsche-ning. :p
     
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  16. P*Funk

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    That is quite sexy, but I personally won't properly soil my pantyhose until they confirm a '74 RSR and a laser scanned Sebring to go with it. Then I will properly consider entertaining part time AC fanboy status.
     
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  17. Stiggus Maximus

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    Love how AC keeps setting the bar higher and higher for a proper racing sim. When I can't think it can get any better, AC proves me wrong :D
     
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  18. Majuh

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    The Fabcar 935 is quite different from the Porsche 935.
     
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  19. Metalogic

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    Really hope there are some official Martini skins for the Porsches in AC, looks great on these cars
     
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  20. Philipp Koch

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    that render looks very smooth so far :3

    i hope Kunos make no **** with the License and make some good cars for a good combacl for Porsche in simracing