December 27 marked the day when the Signature Edition Challenge for Playstation 3 went live. This challenge offers European gamers the chance to win a $235,000 brand-new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. for real, worth $235,000. To participate, owners of the Gran Tursismo Signature Edition game pack will need to redeem their voucher code via the Playstation Store and then register their details on gran-turismo.com.
The Signature Challenge uses GT5′s B-spec mode where a series of five, 5-lap races are held on different circuits. Come January 31, 2011, 15 regional winners from 22 countries will be selected to advance to the Mercedes-Benz Driving Event. The regional winners will be selected based on the fastest total times recorded for each region.
The Mercedes-Benz Driving Event will be a a series of real driving challenges which the regional winners will participate in. Points will be awarded for each stage of the challenge. Upon culmination of the Driving Event, the lucky overall points leader will take home the brand-new Mercedes Benz SLS AMG.