Beta Vehicles are vehicles that were not included in the game. There are types of beta vehicles, mainly: Deleted, Spawnable, Beta Names and Beta Models. Deleted Vehicles never appear in the final game while other beta vehicles are hidden in the games' files and can be obtain though can't be appear normally in the streets or spawn in the streets. Others have been renamed or remodeled to fit in the final version of the game.
These are vehicles that were deleted or cut before the games' release and cannot be spawned through third party trainers or cheat device.
Luton The Luton, a box van, the model's cargo compartment later became the basis for the Mule's. It is never released in GTA III. School Bus The School Bus was meant to be appeared in GTA III but it was likely removed due to abscence of children in the game. It was used on one mission for Darkel where you to blow up a School Bus with children inside.
A new helicopter named, the Coastguard Maverick was meant to appear in GTA VC and was probably used by the coastguards but was cut prior into development.
The plane previously seen in Vice City and Liberty City is replaced with the AT-400. However model and handling still exist.
A totally new vehicle. Despite its name, it does not seem to be a boat.
Another new vehicle. Nothing is known about it but its handling.
Skateboard A cut weapon in GTA San Andreas but also a vehicle. It was cut during the development of the game and was planned to be introduced in the mission Madd Dogg's Rhymes. Only the HUD Icon is the remnants of the Skateboard.
The famous boat from Vice City was meant to come back in San Andreas. Apart from the handling, there is no leftover.
The Previon from GTA San Andreas was meant to return in Grand Theft Auto IV, but only some audio files were not cut.
Another vehicle from San Andreas, the Andromada plane, was cut in the early development of GTA IV. Only the handling remains.
This second plane was also cut from GTA IV, the handling can still be found in the game files.
A new plane which was cut was meant to be introduced in GTA IV.
An '80s-like four door car similar to the Marbelle appears in a screenshot for GTA IV, it could be an earlier rendition.
An FIB variant of the Boxville can be seen in the background of an early GTA IV screenshot
A never-seen-before car. The only leftover is its handling.
Similar to the deleted vehicles but the difference is that it can be spawned through mods or cheat devices.
A Remote Controlled vehicle in GTA SA that is disguised as a pot. It is never used in the game and it is rideable and can support 2 people.
The Ballad of Gay Tony
A stumpy looking truck that was cut in the The Ballad of Gay Tony. It can be obtain through modifications.
These are the vehicles that had their names cut before the games' release and then renamed again. There were no changes of the car and deletion of it, only the name have been rechanged. Below are lists of vehicles that their names changed.
- Ariant - Beta name of Manana
- Aster - Beta name of Moonbeam
- Beamer - Beta name of Sentinel
- Dyablo - Beta name of Infernus
- Esparanto - Beta name of Esperanto
- Hachura - Beta name of Idaho
- Hum Vee - Beta name of Patriot
- Maurice - Beta name of Perennial
- Rocket - Beta name of Cheetah
- Sentinal - Beta name of Kuruma
- Shark - Beta name of Stinger
- Space - Beta name of Blista
GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
These are vehicles that were changed or their colors cut during development. A few of this are aesthetic changes, includes removal of rims, spoilers, etc. Some beta models can be obtained through cheat devices while others not.
GTA Vice City
- The Blista Compact originally looked almost identical to the Honda CRX and featured the letters GPX on the back.
- The Infernus had thin rectangles for its headlights and taillights and had larger spoilers.
- The Moonbeam was originally, implied, to have sliding rear doors.
- The VCPD Cruiser were originally white with red and blue stripes, similar to early Miami police cars.
- The Sentinel originally had different rear styling.
- The Virgo originally had a different look.
- The Washington originally had different frontal styling.
- The Sabre and Sabre Turbo had different front grilles.
GTA San Andreas
- The Bullet had a different look. Instead of one hood scoop, it had two.
- The Clover had different taillights.
- The Savanna had a different grille.
- The Jester had a different front bumper.
- The Landstalker roof and design was flatter than the final design.
GTA Liberty City Stories
- Originally, the police was similar to pre-9/11 police cars but it was changed back to police cars similar to GTA III.
- There was once a golden PCJ 600 but was cut.
- There was an orange Landstalker that was removed.
- There was a blue Perennial and was removed also.
GTA Vice City Stories
- The Cholo Sabre was once colored white with stripes but was changed.
- The Enforcer was going to be a Boxville.
- The Taxi had a black variant.
- The Merit has a different grille.
- The Annihilator was missing a yellow stripe.