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* [[Grand Theft Auto V]]: A Maibatsu vehicle bearing a strong resemblance to the [[wp:Mitsubishi_Eclipse#2006.E2.80.932011_.284G.29_Mitsubishi_Eclipse|2006-2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse]] can be seen in a pre-release screenshot.
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto V]]: A Maibatsu vehicle bearing a strong resemblance to the [[wp:Mitsubishi_Eclipse#2006.E2.80.932011_.284G.29_Mitsubishi_Eclipse|2006-2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse]] can be seen in a pre-release screenshot.
  
==Vehicles in the GTA III Era==
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==Vehicles in the 3D Universe==
 
[[File:Monstrosity-GTAIII-USadvert.jpg|thumb|200px|right|An ad for the Maibatsu Monstrosity (vehicle shown is actually the [[Landstalker]]).]]
 
[[File:Monstrosity-GTAIII-USadvert.jpg|thumb|200px|right|An ad for the Maibatsu Monstrosity (vehicle shown is actually the [[Landstalker]]).]]
  
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* [[Monstrosity]]
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* [[Thunder]]
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* [[Womb]]
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==Vehicles in the HD Universe==
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!  width="100"|Vehicle
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rowspan="2" width="100"|Vehicle
!  width="100"|Style
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rowspan="2" width="100"|Style
!  width="250"|Based on (GTA III)<!--Main inspiration only-->
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rowspan="2" width="250"|Based on <!--Main inspiration(s) only-->
!  width="200"|Notes
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| [[Monstrosity]]
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! width="50"|[[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
| SUV/Truck
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! width="50"|[[The Lost and Damned|TLAD]]
| [[wp:Ford Explorer|Ford Explorer]] (American Version)<br />[[wp:Ford Super Duty|Ford F250 regular cab]] (European Version)
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! width="50"|[[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBOGT]]
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! width="50"|[[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]]
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| [[Thunder]]
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| Compact
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| Unknown
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| Only depicted in advertisements; Not seen on the road
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| [[Womb]]
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| Minivan
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| Unknown
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| Only depicted in advertisements; Not seen on the road
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==Vehicles in the GTA IV Era==
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! width="100"|Vehicle
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!  width="100"|Style
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! width="250"|Based on (GTA IV)<!--Main inspiration only-->
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!  width="200"|Notes
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| [[Mule]]
 
| [[Mule]]
| Midsize Truck
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| Commercial Truck
 
| [[wp:Isuzu Elf|1994-2004 Isuzu Elf]]
 
| [[wp:Isuzu Elf|1994-2004 Isuzu Elf]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
 
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| Dirtbike
 
| Dirtbike
 
| [[wp:Yamaha YZ450F|Yamaha YZ450F]]
 
| [[wp:Yamaha YZ450F|Yamaha YZ450F]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| [[Vincent]]
 
| [[Vincent]]
 
| Sedan
 
| Sedan
 
| [[wp:Mitsubishi Galant#Eighth generation|1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant]]
 
| [[wp:Mitsubishi Galant#Eighth generation|1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant]]
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| TBD
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Revision as of 02:17, 16 August 2013

Maibatsu corporate logo in Grand Theft Auto IV

The Maibatsu Corporation is a Japanese automaker that has appeared in every Grand Theft Auto game since Grand Theft Auto III except for Grand Theft Auto Advance. The name "Maibatsu" is derived from Daihatsu and Mitsubishi, and is also similar in name to "Zaibatsu" (財閥), a Japanese term for a large conglomerate. Zaibatsu is also the name of a gang from Grand Theft Auto 2.

Appearances in games

Vehicles in the 3D Universe

An ad for the Maibatsu Monstrosity (vehicle shown is actually the Landstalker).


Vehicles in the HD Universe

Vehicle Style Based on Appears in Variants
GTA IV TLAD TBOGT GTA V
Mule Commercial Truck 1994-2004 Isuzu Elf Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sanchez Dirtbike Yamaha YZ450F Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vincent Sedan 1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant Yes Yes Yes TBD

Trivia