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Bonnyboy

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Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« on: January 21, 2020, 00:16:58 »
I was showing off a video my daughter took of my car racing around a slalom a few years back to one of her friends and he thought it was pretty cool.   Then he showed me a video game (Forza Motorsport 6?) of a 280sl drifting around the Catalunya race track. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8w1nIuUtJA

I think that would be fun if the car had that much power.....

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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2020, 14:44:13 »
Love it.  but in the interest of being a true SL113.org member....The tail lights are incorrect.

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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2020, 15:29:24 »
A 280 SL (May 1968 delivery)
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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2020, 19:20:56 »
Hans,

Note the Headrests...

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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2020, 19:42:02 »
He he, great point, Mike    ;D

However, the game designers do have a window of some six Months there, headrests came August 1968, orange/red taillights early 1969  :P
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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2020, 19:46:11 »
I fall into that window, I have both headrests and all red taillights  :P

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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2020, 19:47:50 »
A clear statistical probability.  But fun to nitpick anyway.

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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2020, 20:31:13 »
Quote from: mmizesko
.../... But fun to nitpick anyway
I do agree   8)
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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2020, 01:28:24 »
Hehehe....

Gentlemen,

Love this discussion here.  ;) :D ;D 8)
You know too well all-red-taillights and headrests are <<my>> topics, don't you?   ;) :D 8)

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However, the game designers do have a window of some six Months there, headrests came August 1968, orange/red taillights early 1969

Yes,
that's absolutely correct:

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[ Quote]  However, the game designers do have a window of some six Months there, headrests came August 1968 with VIN 004052, standard on US-delivery cars but only optional for all other region-cars, late-style orange/red taillights early 1969, February '69 with with VIN 007938 for non-US cars but only later with serial 011041 for US-delivered W113s. [ Unquote  ]   

All best,
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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2020, 16:25:37 »
So now we need to find out where the Developers were based.  California, I suppose, or maybe Vietnam, China, or India.  What was the starting VIN to those countries, Achim?

This is so FUN!

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Re: Video game with a drifting 280sl - Catalunya
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2020, 16:33:19 »
Turn 10 Studios is the developer.

Turn 10 Studios is an American video game developer based in Redmond, Washington. The company was established in 2001 under Microsoft Game Studios to develop the Forza series for Xbox platforms. The most recent game developed solely by Turn 10 is Forza Motorsport 7, released in 2017. Wikipedia
Headquarters: Redmond, WA
Parent organization: Xbox Game Studios
Number of employees: 100 (2014)
Founded: 2001, Redmond, WA
Key person: Dan Greenawalt
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