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Vehicle
Feroci
A Feroci in GTA IV.
(Rear quarter view)
A Feroci in GTA IV.
Appearance(s) GTA IV
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 4-door sedan
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
Manufacturer Bravado

The Bravado Feroci (pronounced fer-otch-ee) 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. The lower portions of the sides share a somewhat similar design with a Cadillac Catera. 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 decent, reaching 145 km/h (90 mph). 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

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 a Chinese knotting 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.

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 shared from the Declasse Taxi. They are commonly found at Francis International Airport in Dukes.

The FlyUS variant is only cosmetically distinct from the ordinary Feroci, lacking the "Feroci" badges in front and at the back, and possesses identical performance.

Trivia

Distant view of a Feroci in Max Payne 3.
  • 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 in GTA IV is The Journey.
  • In perfect condition the car in GTA IV can be sold at S&M Auto Sales for $1,800 after completing Stevie's Car Thefts.
  • The Feroci is featured in Max Payne 3, a Rockstar Vancouver game, as a background vehicle in wide environment levels (primarily during Chapter II: Nothing but the Second Best and Chapter IV: Anyone Can Buy Me a Drink).