Difference between revisions of "Feroci"

From Grand Theft Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(FlyUS variant)
(Design)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
=== Design ===
 
=== Design ===
The Feroci is based on the [[wp:Lexus GS#First generation .281991-1996.29|first generation Lexus GS (1991-1996)]] with headlights from a [[wp:Lexus ES#Second generation (VCV10)|second generation Lexus ES]], and with rear detailing matching neither car. The basic car features a 3.0l V6 badge. Standard Ferocis are seen all over [[Liberty City in GTA IV|Liberty City]], but most commonly in [[Algonquin]].
+
The Feroci seems to adopt design cues from numerous cars, such as the [[wp:Lexus GS#First generation .281991-1996.29|first generation Lexus GS (1991-1996)]] with headlights from a [[wp:Lexus ES#Second generation (VCV10)|second generation Lexus ES]], a Cadillac Catera, as well as a Toyota Carina. The basic car features a 3.0l V6 badge. Standard Ferocis are seen all over [[Liberty City in GTA IV|Liberty City]], but most commonly in [[Algonquin]].
  
 
=== Performance ===
 
=== Performance ===

Revision as of 02:41, 25 May 2010

The Bravado Feroci is a four door sedan in Grand Theft Auto IV.

Description

Design

The Feroci seems to adopt design cues from numerous cars, such as the first generation Lexus GS (1991-1996) with headlights from a second generation Lexus ES, a Cadillac Catera, as well as a Toyota Carina. The basic car features a 3.0l V6 badge. Standard Ferocis are seen all over Liberty City, but most commonly in Algonquin.

Performance

The standard Feroci is powered by a 3-liter V6, coupled to a 5 speed gearbox in RWD configuration. Acceleration is acceptable, but not exceptional. Top speed is adequate, but again, not exciting. Handling is good for this sort of car, but it comes at a cost for ride quality. Its firm suspension tune jars over every bump, making this car quite uncomfortable. Braking is acceptable, and ABS is available but not standard. Crash deformation is acceptable, and the engine can sustain many direct hits before catching fire.

Variants

JDM VIP

File:Feroci-GTA4-JDMVIP-front.jpg
JDM VIP variant driven by the Algonquin Triads.

A modified version, the Feroci JDM VIP, is driven by the Triads, and can be found around The Exchange or Chinatown. These sport gold rims, a chin spoiler with body kit, and somewhat improved performance (see below). Chinese knotting is attached to the rear view mirror. The JDM VIP Feroci is usually painted cobalt blue although it can be resprayed any color. The JDM VIP is still referred to as 'Feroci' when entered by the player.

JDM stands for Japan Domestic Market, and VIP is a common Japanese label for luxury cars, suggesting a Japanese car; like all Ferocis, however, it is branded as a Bravado, the GTA IV equivalent of the American Dodge Motor Company. Presumably the Feroci is a captive import, a foreign vehicle sold by a domestic manufacturer.

The Feroci JDM VIP possesses a slightly higher-revving engine, giving it a faster off-the-line acceleration than the standard model. Top speed has been upgraded as well, to a brisk and enjoyable pace. Handling has also been upgraded, keeping the car flat and level in the corners, while the suspension has been firmed up slightly. Braking is very good, and ABS is standard. Crash deformation and engine resilience remain the same.

FlyUS variant

FlyUS, the fictional airline featured in GTA IV, use the Feroci as their company car. FlyUS Ferocis have FlyUS livery, a roof-mounted light and black stock rims. They are commonly found at Francis International Airport in Dukes.

The FlyUS variant is only cosmetically distinct from the ordinary Feroci, and possesses identical performance.

Trivia

  • The name Feroci is an anagram of "Cefiro", possibly a reference to the Nissan Cefiro, whose 1995-1998 and 1999-2003 models share a similar profile with the Feroci.
  • The Feroci shares its interior with the Imponte DF8-90, as "DF8-90" is printed on the seats.
  • Because a default Feroci features a third brake light on its trunk lid, the JDM VIP variant of the car also emits a glow at the same spot when the player brakes in the car, despite the fact the JDM VIP's rear spoiler completely covers the light.
  • The default radio station of the Feroci is The Journey.