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Legend for mods:

  • TF=Transfender mod shops
  • WA=Wheel Angels
  • LR=Low rider mod shop
  • c=color
  • h=hood
  • e=exhausts
  • l=lights
  • r=roof
  • s=spoilers
  • n=nitro
  • w=wheels
  • cs=car stereo
  • h=hydraulics
  • v=vents
  • ss=side skirts

2-Door Cars[edit]

Image Vehicle Information
Blista Compact Blista Compact
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1984-1987 Honda CRX
Bravura Bravura
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1986-1991 Buick Skylark
Buccaneer Buccaneer
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1970-1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Cadrona Cadrona
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1988-1994 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe
Clover Clover
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1970 Ford Torino
Esperanto Esperanto
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1978-1985 Cadillac Eldorado
Feltzer Feltzer
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
  • Top Speed: 200 km/h
Fortune Fortune
  • Seats: 2
  • Mods: Trans Fender
  • Modeled after: Early 90's Ford Thunderbird
Hermes Hermes
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: Mercury Coupe (ca.1950)
Hustler Hustler
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1932 Ford Model B
Majestic Majestic
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1978-1988 Buick Regal
Manana Manana
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1991-1994 Dodge Shadow America
Previon Previon
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1983-1987 Honda Prelude Coupe
Sabre Sabre
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1978-1981 Oldsmobile Cutlass
  • Top Speed: 160 km/h
Stallion Stallion
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1969 Pontiac GTO

Comes in convertible and hardtop variants. Fast in a straight line but poor cornering.

Tampa Tampa
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: 1965-69 Chevrolet Corvair
Virgo Virgo
  • Seats: 2
  • Modeled after: Lincoln Continental Mark IV Coupe

4-Door Cars[edit]

Image Vehicle Information
Admiral Admiral
  • Seats: 4
  • Modeled After: Mercedes-Benz W123
Cabbie Cabbie
  • Doors: 4
  • Mission: Taxi Driver (better done using a Taxi though)
  • Modeled after: Checker Taxi
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled After: 1991-1992 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser
  • Doors: 4
  • Mods: TF c v e l n r s ss w cs h
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1991-1992 Chevrolet Lumina
  • Seats: 4
  • Modeled after: 1951-1959 Plymouth Belvedere
  • Seats: 4
  • Modeled after: 1983-1989 Chrysler Fifth Avenue
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1988-1991 Mercury Grand Marquis
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1982-1988 Buick Century
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled After': 1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1991-1992 Chevrolet Caprice
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1987-1992 Toyota Camry
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: '91 BMW 525i
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1970's Rolls Royce Silver Shadow
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1985 Cadillac DeVille Stretch Limousine
  • Modeled after: 1995 Saab 9000 CSE Aero
Taxi Taxi
  • Doors: 4
  • Mission: Taxi Driver
  • Modeled after: 1991-1992 Chevrolet Caprice (same model as Premier)
  • Modeled after: 1988-1992 Dodge Dynasty


Image Vehicle Information
Blade Blade
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1965-1970 Chevrolet Impala Convertible
Broadway Broadway
  • Doors: 2
  • Mission: Pimping
  • Modeled after: 1946-1947 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible
Remington Remington
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: Lincoln Continental Mark III
Savanna Savanna
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 1963 Chevrolet Impala Convertible, the front 1964 Chevy Impala

After completing Puncture Wounds, one spawns inside Wang Cars. Also, Cesar's car. A good car for doing drive-bys since it's four-door covertible.

Slamvan Slamvan
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1968-1972 GMC truck that's been chopped and shortened
Tahoma Tahoma
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: 6th generation (1982-1986) Pontiac Bonneville

Typical Ballas' Car. Expect to find these cruising around their territory.

Tornado Tornado
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air, front 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
Voodoo Voodoo
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air

Sports Cars[edit]

Image Vehicle Information
  • Modeled after: 1990-1992 Dodge Stealth
Banshee Banshee
  • Modeled after: 1992 Dodge Viper.

Excellent acceleration, good speed. Not very nimble. One can be found near the Gym in San Fierro.

  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: 1982-1992 Chevrolet Camaro with front scoop

Heavy car, fast and with excellent traction. Probably the best choice for off-road racing, one can always be found at Catalina's cabin.

Bullet Bullet
  • Modeled after: Ford GT40

Fragile but otherwise fun sports car with good sex appeal, acceleration and handling. One can be found in a lot between Doherty and Easter Basin Docks in San Fiero, or in Doherty after recieving all silver medals (or better) at the driving school.

  • Modeled after: Ferrari Testarossa

Very fast and very nimble. Excellent racing car.

  • Modeled after: Porsche 911

Comes in convertible and hardtop versions. A small car and fast but steering can be twitchy.

"Elegy" Elegy
  • Modeled after: Nissan Skyline R33/R34

After completing Puncture Wounds, one spawns inside Wang Cars.

  • Modeled after: Mid 1990's Nissan 300ZX.

One can be found under the Sphinx in Las Venturas after completing List Two in San Fierro Import/Export.

  • Modeled after:4th Generation Honda Civic DX
  • Modeled after: Acura/Honda NSX

Fast but with excellent traction and therefore a viable choice for off-road racing but can be prone to very wide powerslides off-road as well as having poor off-road hill climbing abilities.

  • Modeled after: 1995 Toyota Supra
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: '79 Pontiac Trans-Am
Rare - Best way to get this is the races in san fierro, just drive it to a garage and then fail the race. 
Sultan Sultan
  • Doors: 4
  • Mods: WA c h e l r s n w cs h

AWD Subaru Impreza style, fast and easily controllable Most likely early Subaru Impreza WRX (hints being 4wd and stock hood scoop)

San Fierro Triads favorite Vehicle. One can be found parked near Wu Zi Mu's place in SF. Also, after completing Puncture Wounds, one spawns inside Wang Cars.

Super GT
  • Modeled after: Mitsubishi 3000GT

Fast but not much use because of its tendency to spin out. Excellent car for an expert driver but you might as well use the Cheetah. Found in Doherty after receiving all bronze medals in the driving school.


Looks like a Ferrari F40 with very large wing on the back, fast fast car

  • Modeled after: Saturn SC2

After completing Puncture Wounds, one spawns inside Wang Cars.

  • Modeled after: Jaguar E-Type

Fast, classy, but tends to spin and burn.

  • Modeled after: Late model (3rd generation) Mazda RX-7

Looks a lot like the Banshee or the Cheetah but has slower acceleration and is very fragile

SUVs and Wagons[edit]

Image Vehicle Information
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: Volkswagen Golf
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: MkII Range Rover
  • Doors: 4
  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: Jeep (Wrangler) YJ
  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled after: US Army spec Hummer/Hum Vee

Comes with or without a canopy for the rear tray. A very sturdy vehicle

Perennial Perennial
  • Doors: 4

Old and slowish station wagon

  • Doors: 2
  • Mods: TF 2c h e l r s n w cs h

Bronco style SUV

  • Doors: 4
  • Doors: 2

A Hearse (Coffin included!). Occasionally spawns near Hospitals.

Sandking Sandking
  • Doors: 2

Tricked out SUV Found under the Big Ear Radar Dish. Very good on off-road terrain, and quite sturdy too.

  • Doors: 4
  • Modeled After: 1993 Ford Taurus wagon
  • Doors: 4

Station wagon. Is very quick and good for street racing


Image Vehicle Information
Bobcat looks like a chevy s10 pickup
  • Mission: Burglar (only black Boxville)

Slow, unstable but very heavy

  • Modeled after: '68 Chevrolet El Camino or 75 holden sandman ute

Can be found in Ryder's driveway.

Sadler Sadler

Probably the best Pickup, with decent handling and speed.



Image Vehicle Information
Berkley's RC Van
  • Doors: 2

Same as Pony but with Berkley RC logo

  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: Chevrolet Van

Faster than the average Van

  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: Volkswagen T2

The Mothership is a Camper with a unique paintjob.


Large camper. One is parked at the top of Mount Chilliad.

  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: Chevrolet Astro

A minivan. Duh.

  • Doors: 2

virtually identical to the Pony except slightly more stable

  • Doors: 2
  • Modeled after: GMC Safari

Tough car, average speed, prone to rolling

  • Doors: 2


Image Vehicle Information
Cement Truck

This is a standard cement truck, complete with round mixer at the back.


This is a flat bed truck. The bed at the back is completely flat except for a panel behind the cab.

"Doser" Dozer

This is a bulldozer. NumPad 8 and 2 operates the ram.

"Dumper" Dumper

This is a dump truck. NumPad 8 and 2 operates the grille.


Rally truck found outside Las Venturas stadium after completing Kickstart.


This is a heavy duty flatbed truck. The bed in the back is enclosed around all four sides.


Very similar to the golf cart except for the lifting fork


A semi-trailer truck (tractor-trailer).


A truck of the kind that car manufactures use to deliver their cars to dealerships. You can make jumps off of the back of these.


A semi-trailer truck (tractor-trailer) with an extra large cow catcher in front.


Single-seat street cleaning vehicle, can be found in north Venturas. Unsexy.


A semi-trailer truck (tractor-trailer).


An older style tow truck that is basically a pickup with a winch at the back.


A garbage truck. It's very big, and very slow.

Utility Van

This is basically a pickup truck but with an enclosed storage area at the back.


Image Vehicle Information
Ambulance Ambulance
Fire Truck Fire Truck

Two variants of Fire Truck exist. One is the standard truck with water cannon, the other one is a ladder version which only spawns behind San Fierro Fire Station. Firefighter mission cannot be performed in the ladder version.

Law Enforcement[edit]

Image Vehicle Information
  • Doors: 2

Army truck. Usually comes packed with damned weekend soldiers. Will be sent after you when you acquire 6 wanted stars.


SWAT truck. Will be sent after you when you acquire 4 wanted stars. Entering one will provide you a Body Armour.

"FBI Rancher" FBI Rancher

Black Rancher with dash-mount police light and siren. Siren is activated by a quick tap of the horn; activated siren causes other cars to move to the side. Will be sent after you when you acquire 5 wanted stars.

HPV-1000 HPV-1000

Police Bike. Can be found anywhere. Has sirens.


Police car. Has sirens activated by a quick tap of the horn; activated siren causes other cars to move to the side. Different texture depending on island of origin (Los Santos, San Fiero, or Las Venturas PD).

Police Maverick Police Maverick

Police helicopter. Will be sent after you when you acquire 3 wanted stars. Vigilante missions cannot be performed in this vehicle.

Spawns on the rooftop of LSPD Headquarters after completing mission Learning to Fly. It can be reached by using Jetpack or Helicopter, or by jumping from a plane above LSPD HQ.


Police car used by Bone County police. Has sirens activated by a quick tap of the horn; activated siren causes other cars to move to the side.

Rhino Rhino

A full size M1 Tank. It appears Area 69 in Bone County. Will be sent after you when you acquire 6 wanted stars. Instead of a handbrake, it has a setting which enables it to take more sharp turns than normally.

S.W.A.T. Truck S.W.A.T.

Armored car seen in the final mission. Armed with a water cannon.


Image Vehicle Information
Bike Bike

Typical bike found in country side


BMX trick bike. Can be found in the overgrown yard across from CJ's Grove house. Good for doing bunny hops.

Mountain bike Mountain Bike

Mountain bike. Can be found in the base and on top of Mountain Chilliad. Fastest Bike.


Image Vehicle Information

Older type of sporty bike. Appears in Marina, Los Santos, found after receiving all bronze medals or better in the biking school

  • Modeled after: Piaggio Vespa 150

A motor scooter. Appears in Marina, Los Santos.

  • Modeled after: Honda CBR900RR

Very fast bike, excellent acceleration and good for jumps. Can be found at the bike school after receiving all silver or better at the biking school.

Freeway Freeway

Harley Davidson. A biker-gang (aka Custom) type bike. Appears in the country side.

HPV-1000 HPV 1000

Police Bike. Can be found anywhere. Has sirens.

NRG-500 NRG-500
  • Modeled after: Honda NSR500

Racing morotcycle. Fastest one in the game. Can be found by the export crane in San Fierro, and in a parking garage in Los Santos. It can also be found at the bike school after recieving all gold.

Pizzaboy Pizzaboy

Faggio used for Las Venturas Courier mission. There is a uniquely colored green Pizzaboy if you destroy Jizzy's Broadway in the mission "Ice Cold Killa".

PCJ-600 PCJ-600

Sporty motorcycle featured in Vice City. This is a good choice for attempting jumps and stunts and is quite fast. It tends to skid on grass however and the front wheel will often rear up when accelerating hard from a stop.


A bike with 4 wheels


Dirt Bike. Can be found in any country side. Extremely forgiving about jumps and falls. Poor turning circle but probably the best acceleration and traction off-road.

Wayfarer Wayfarer
  • Modeled after: Honda Gold Wing

Touring bike, heavy, slow aceleration and stable


Image Vehicle Information

A boat that's just basically a hull with no deck. Sort of Boston Whalerish


An inflatable raft.


Cigarette boat. One of the faster boats.


Sailing boat with diesel engine. Available at the docks in San Fiero.


Police patrol boat


Typical fishing boat


A large yacht with a two level deck.


Image Vehicle Information

It is a huge passenger and loader airplane similar to a Lockheed C5 Galaxy. It is bigger than the AT-400. It is not accessible through a code.

AT-400 AT-400

Gigiantic passenger plane that resembles a 737. Spawns randomly in the big hangar in Las Venturas. It can only be entered in it's original hangar, as its door is high from the ground. It can also be entered at the Los Santos airport and any other airport that has boarding stairs.

Beagle Beagle

Small passenger/cargo plane based on the Britten-Norman Islander

Cropduster Cropduster

Pesticide spreading plane. Found on top of the hill southeast of San Fierro. Sub-mission button activates/deactivates the duster. Resembles the Grumman Agcat.


Motorplane. Spawns in all airports.

Hydra Hydra
  • Modeled after: AV-8b Harrier II (USMC version, not Royal Navy verion)

Spawns in Area 69. Found aboard the assault carrier in Easter Basin, and at your air strip upon completing the Vertical Bird mission.


Prop cargo plane based on a Douglas DC-3 (The DC-3 was sometimes called the "Dakota")

Rustler Rustler
  • Modeled after: P-51 Mustang

Spawns in San Fierro Airport's hangar and at your air strip after completing the mission Learning to Fly.


Private jet. Looks like a learjet. Found in all airports.

Cropduster Skimmer

Motorplane that can land on water. Spawns in the waters in the desert.

Stuntplane Stuntplane

Stunt plane. Spawns at the airstrip upon getting all silvers or above in pilot school. Sub-mission button activates/deactivates the coloured smoke. This plane resembles the Pitts S-2.


Image Vehicle Information

Looks like a Chinook with only one rotor assembly. Found on the helipad at the Army fuel dump.

Hunter Hunter

Though neither the Navy nor the Marines use the Apache, it can be found at the Naval Base in Easter Basin. It will spawn at your air strip if you complete the flying school with all gold medals.

Leviathan Leviathan
  • Modeled after: US/Royal Navy Sea King

This helicopter spawns at Verdant Meadows airstrip after completing Up, Up and Away! It is also parked at all airports, and in Up, Up and Away, they have magnetic winches. This is harder to fly than most other helicopters, because it is very heavy and then tends to lose height rapidly. This helicopter is also capable of landing on water.

  • Modeled after: Bell Jet Ranger

Possibly the world's most popular commercial aircraft. The cops and news people use this. Found at most heliports.

News Chopper

The SanAndreas News Helicopter, if you get 3 or more stars, it may follow you around and film you for for the news.

Police Maverick

Police helicopter. See Law Enforcement.

  • Modeled after: Sikorsky UH-60

In firedepartment or coastguard colors. Found at the San Fierro Airport, on top of San Fierro Medical Center, or at the lifeguard posts in Santa Maria Beach.

Seasparrow Seasparrow

Old military chopper (think MASH) with floats. Comes with a mounted machine gun. Find this at the Sherman Dam or on the shores north of your air strip.


Same as the Seasparrow but with skids (not floats) and no gun. Found on Madd Dogg's helipad.


Image Vehicle Information

This is a baggage cart that can be found at airports.

Bandito Bandito

An off-road buggy that looks like it came out of a Mad Max film. Very quick, but a little on the fragile side.

BF Injection BF Injection

A dune buggy. It's good on sandy terrain, and has a very unique engine sound compared to other cars.

Bloodring Banger

Available outside the stadium in San Fiero, very tough but prone to spinning out. Used in the Blood Bowl competition.


Buses can be found in city areas. Can carry up to seven gang members, though it takes a lot of time for them to get on and off, since they do it one after the other.

Brown Streak

A passenger train. You can jack it like other vehicles, but since it's on a track you it can only go forwards or backwards.


Golfcart. Very good on grass but prone to rolling


The Coach is similar to the bus. Can carry up to seven gang members, though it takes a lot of time for them to get on and off, since they do it one after the other.

Combine Harvester

Farming equipment. Can easily slice up anything that gets in its way. Like wheat, and humans.


A freight train. You can jack it like other vehicles, but since it's on a track you it can only go forwards or backwards. Speed is also limited by the area where you are passing through, so you will slow down in some areas regardless of what you do. It is also impossible to destroy, so while you are in the train, you are immune to bullets etc. The train will also run over or push anything in it's way without taking damage itself. However the police can still pull you out and bust you if the train stops or slows down enough.


The Hotdog resembles a VW Van with a hot dog wiener on top.

Hotring Racer

This car resembles a NASCAR type racing car.

Jetpack Jetpack

Received after the Black Project mission. It is avalable at your air strip after the mission. You are able to fire guns which can be dual wielded such as the mini sub machine guns or your normal pistols.


This is a go-kart.


Monster truck, excellent off-road, high driving position is good for spotting things away from the road, tough, can effectively drive straight over normal vehicles. Available in one of the trailer parks south of Los Santos, the one just outside of Rodeo. After winning the 8-Track Race Sub-mission it will spawn outside.


Ride-on lawnmower found in Los Santos in a backyard near Madd Dogg's Mansion.

Mr. Whoopee

This is an ice cream van. It has a giant iced lolly and whip cream swirl on top.


These are common in rural towns, but they are very slow.


This is a small hover craft.

RC Vehicles[edit]

Image Vehicle Information
RC Bandit

A remote controlled Race Car.

RC Baron

A remote controlled Bi-Plane.

RC Goblin

A remote controlled Helicopter.

RC Raider

A remote controlled Helicopter.

RC Tiger

A remote controlled Tank.

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