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[[Image:Beamer-GTA2.png|right|thumb|A Beamer in GTA 2.]]
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{{Infobox vehicle
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| name = Beamer
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| front_image = Beamer-GTA2.png
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| image_size = 140
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| caption = (<small>[[:Image:Beamer-GTA2-ingame.jpg|In-game, with lights]]</small>)<br>A Beamer in [[Grand Theft Auto 2|GTA 2]]
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| vehicle_type = Civilian car
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| body_style = 2-door convertible
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| capacity = 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
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| game_1 = 2
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The '''Beamer''' is a car featured in [[Grand Theft Auto 2]].
  
The '''Beamer''' is a vehicle in [[Grand Theft Auto 2]] that can only be found in the Downtown District of [[Anywhere City]]. It's based on a [[wp:BMW 507|BMW 507]], and it gives a flamethrower when crushed. In the beta version of [[Grand Theft Auto III]], the [[Sentinel]] was originally called the "Beamer", likely referring to its BMW influence.
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== Description ==
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The Beamer is designed as a 2-door 2+2 convertible with the top up, being clearly based on a [[wp:BMW 507|BMW 507]], a late 1950s car ("Beamer" is also a British slang term for [[wp:BMW|BMWs]]).
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The Beamer's performance is fairly good, with good acceleration (although it struggles in lower gears), an above average top speed, as well as average cornering with an occasional tendency for minor oversteering, and excellent braking response. When [[Crusher|crushed]], the car awards the player a [[Flamethrower]] pickup.
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== Trivia ==
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[[Image:Beamer-GTAIII-front.jpg|thumb|250px|left|An early iteration of the [[Sentinel]] in GTA III, then known as a "Beamer".]]
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* During development of [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]], the Beamer name, as indicated on [[Capital Autos]]'s website, was to be used for a four-door sedan before the car was renamed as the "[[Sentinel]]".
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== Locations ==
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The Beamer appears exclusively within the [[Downtown District]] of [[Anywhere City]] in traffic as well as the following parked locations:
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* Southeast corner of the building with gardens, on the west of the Sunnyside asylum just east of the main gate.
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* Several blocks northwest from the Flotsam [[Garages in GTA 2|car shop]].
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* At the Omnitron hospital's parking lot.
  
 
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Revision as of 07:06, 21 November 2012

Vehicle
Beamer
(In-game, with lights)A Beamer in GTA 2.
(In-game, with lights)
A Beamer in GTA 2.
Appearance(s) GTA 2
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 2-door convertible
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passengers)

The Beamer is a car featured in Grand Theft Auto 2.

Description

The Beamer is designed as a 2-door 2+2 convertible with the top up, being clearly based on a BMW 507, a late 1950s car ("Beamer" is also a British slang term for BMWs).

The Beamer's performance is fairly good, with good acceleration (although it struggles in lower gears), an above average top speed, as well as average cornering with an occasional tendency for minor oversteering, and excellent braking response. When crushed, the car awards the player a Flamethrower pickup.

Trivia

An early iteration of the Sentinel in GTA III, then known as a "Beamer".
  • During development of GTA III, the Beamer name, as indicated on Capital Autos's website, was to be used for a four-door sedan before the car was renamed as the "Sentinel".

Locations

The Beamer appears exclusively within the Downtown District of Anywhere City in traffic as well as the following parked locations:

  • Southeast corner of the building with gardens, on the west of the Sunnyside asylum just east of the main gate.
  • Several blocks northwest from the Flotsam car shop.
  • At the Omnitron hospital's parking lot.