"GRID 2" features cars from a number of racing disciplines. (All rights reserved - Codemasters)
Encased within the first teaser trailer for motor racing game GRID 2 is around seven seconds worth of driving footage, but it's enough to get a glimpse of where the game's at.
Speedy vehicles that range from high-spec production cars to low-slung circuit racers, day and night racing, inner-city courses and tarmac tracks are all packed into those few seconds' material.
The game is being developed by Codemasters and marks the continuation of the GRID series, a multidisciplinary racer whose first and only entry so far came in 2008.
It was well-received but came at a time when Codies' Formula One and Dirt series were establishing themselves.
Gearing up for a late May release on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PCs, GRID 2 benefits from not only its pedigree but a relative lack of competition on the console front, though on PC there's Trackmania 2: Valley and Trackmania 2: Stadium, and rFactor 2 went into open beta at the start of the year.
By the time GRID 2 arrives, we will surely know more of plans for the Forza Motorsport and Gran Turismo franchises, in conjunction with those for new Xbox and PlayStation machines.