Changelog #

Brief summary of the most significant additions to Vehicle Physics Pro over time.

Full development details are available via GIT revision logs (VPP subscription required):


This page is updated from time to time.

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Now under development (2023): #

Scriptable Wheel Contact model
  • Study and implement alternatives to the WheelCollider.
  • Support custom wheel contact models to be plugged into VPP as add-ons.
  • Test suspensions implemented with joints.
  • Choose a reliable and efficient wheel contact model and get rid of the WheelCollider.
Already in the develop branch #
Tire Friction Model 2.0 (SDK V10 alpha)
  • Advanced industry-grade tire friction model: slip ratio, slip angle, load function.
  • Detailed editors with graphic charts for analysis.
  • Scriptable Tire Friction architecture: custom tire friction models may be implemented and used seamlessly.
  • New realtime telemetry plots: Slip Ratio, Slip Angle, Wheel Torque.
  • Reorganized telemetry data widget with slip and ground material properties always visible.
  • New traction and steering aids designed for this model.
New Input Devices Manager
  • Learn and configure any device in minutes
  • Support any number of simultaneous devices
  • Load and save device setup to file / JSON
  • As simple to use as current Unity Input
  • Support for hot plugging devices
Electric MGU (Motor Generator Units)
  • Parametric torque maps
  • Efficiency factor
  • Regenerative braking
  • Front-rear axle balancing
  • Detailed editors with graphics charts
  • Combination with mechanical brakes
Advanced telemetry system
  • Multiple channels with different update frequencies and ranges
  • Easily extensible from vehicle components (VehicleBehaviour)
  • Different chart types: time/distance based, scatter plots, histogram

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Check the file Changelist.txt in the Unity project for compatibility-breaking changes.

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