Video: See the history of Gran Turismo, Top Gear style

Hot for GT6? This video will get you even more revved up

Earlier this week the newest installment of Polyphony Digital's unsettlingly detailed driving series, Gran Turismo 6, was officially unveiled at Silverstone to much excitement and peering very closely at screenshots to make sure they weren't, in fact, photographs.

While the announcement no doubt caused many people to think back over the history of the series--the mad rubber-scented scratch and sniff disc in GT2, GT5 steel cases obsessively finished in official Mercedes-Benz 'Obsidian Black'--nobody has done it quite like our friends at PlayStation Access. That is... in the style of the equally over-the-top auto-lunatics at Top Gear. And on that bombshell...