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[[File:MaibatsuCorporation-GTAIV-logo.png|frame|right|Maibatsu corporate logo in Grand Theft Auto IV]]
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The '''Maibatsu Corporation''' is a [[Japan]]ese 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]].
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| image = MaibatsuCorporation-GTAIV-logo.png
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| size = 250x250px
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| caption = The Maibatsu Corporation logo in GTA IV.
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| game_1 = GTA III
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| game_2 = GTA Vice City
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| game_3 = GTA San Andreas
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| game_4 = GTA Liberty City Stories
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| game_5 = GTA Vice City Stories
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| game_6 = GTA IV
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| game_7 = GTA Chinatown Wars
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| game_8 = GTA V
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| name = Maibatsu Corporation
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| type = [[:Category:Vehicle Brands|Car manufacturer]]
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| owner =
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The '''Maibatsu Corporation''' is a [[Japan]]ese 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. [[The Zaibatsu Corporation|Zaibatsu]] is also the name of a gang from [[Grand Theft Auto 2]].
  
==Appearances in games==
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== Appearances in games ==
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto III]]: Maibatsu has a radio ad and print ad for the [[Monstrosity]], a very large SUV with extremely bad fuel efficiency (as low as 3 MPG).
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto III]]: Maibatsu has a radio ad and print ad for the [[Monstrosity]], a very large SUV with extremely bad fuel efficiency (as low as 3 MPG).
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]:  
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]:  
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* [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]: Maibatsu runs an ad for the [[Womb]], a minivan designed for men. It features a cooler for beer and a television on the dashboard among its features.
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]: Maibatsu runs an ad for the [[Womb]], a minivan designed for men. It features a cooler for beer and a television on the dashboard among its features.
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]: In the [[Vice City Inquirer]], the '''Buy American Coalition''' asks readers to "take a mallet to a Maibatsu today".
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]: In the [[Vice City Inquirer]], the '''Buy American Coalition''' asks readers to "take a mallet to a Maibatsu today".
* [[Manhunt|Manhunt 2]]; the mission Assassination starts in the Maibatsu Plaza in [[Cottonmouth]], [[State of Florida|Florida.]]
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* [[Manhunt|Manhunt 2]]; the mission Assassination starts in the [[Maibatzu Plaza]] in [[Cottonmouth]], [[State of Florida|Florida.]]
* [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]: The corporation is more blatantly based on [[wikipedia:Mitsubishi Motors|Mitsubishi]]. Maibatsu now produces the [[Mule]] truck, [[Sanchez]] dirtbike, and [[Vincent]] sedan.
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* [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]: The corporation is more blatantly based on [[:wp:Mitsubishi Motors|Mitsubishi]]. Maibatsu now produces the [[Mule]] truck, [[Sanchez]] dirtbike, and [[Vincent]] sedan.
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]: Maibatsu doesn't make any notable appearance in GTA Chinatown Wars aside from the presence of the Sanchez dirtbike.
 
* [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]: Maibatsu doesn't make any notable appearance in GTA Chinatown Wars aside from the presence of the Sanchez dirtbike.
* [[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 3D Universe==
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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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* [[Womb]]
 
* [[Womb]]
  
 
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== Vehicles in the HD Universe ==
==Vehicles in the HD Universe==
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{| class="wikitable sortable"  border="1"
 
{| class="wikitable sortable"  border="1"
 
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| [[Mule]]
 
| [[Mule]]
 
| Commercial Truck
 
| Commercial Truck
| [[wp:Isuzu Elf|1994-2004 Isuzu Elf]]
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| [[:wp:Isuzu Elf|1994-2004 Isuzu Elf]]
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
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| Yes
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| [[Penumbra]]
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| Sports Coupe
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| [[:wp:Mitsubishi_Eclipse#2006.E2.80.932011_.284G.29_Mitsubishi_Eclipse|2006-2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse]]
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| No
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| No
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| No
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
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| [[Sanchez]]
 
| [[Sanchez]]
 
| Dirtbike
 
| Dirtbike
| [[wp:Yamaha YZ450F|Yamaha YZ450F]]
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| [[:wp:Yamaha YZ450F|Yamaha YZ450F]]
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
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| [[Vincent]]
 
| [[Vincent]]
 
| Sedan
 
| Sedan
| [[wp:Mitsubishi Galant#Eighth generation|1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant]]
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| [[:wp:Mitsubishi Galant#Eighth generation|1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant]]
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
 
| Yes
| TBD
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| No
 
|  
 
|  
 
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[[Category:Vehicle Brands]]
 
[[Category:Vehicle Brands]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA III]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA Vice City]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA San Andreas]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA Liberty City Stories]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA Vice City Stories]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA IV]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA Chinatown Wars]]
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[[Category:Businesses in GTA V]]

Latest revision as of 20:09, 21 September 2015

Business
Maibatsu Corporation
The Maibatsu Corporation logo in GTA IV.

The Maibatsu Corporation logo in GTA IV.
Game GTA III
GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
GTA Liberty City Stories
GTA Vice City Stories
GTA IV
GTA Chinatown Wars
GTA V
Type of business Car manufacturer

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
Penumbra Sports Coupe 2006-2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse No No No Yes
Sanchez Dirtbike Yamaha YZ450F Yes Yes Yes Yes
Vincent Sedan 1999-2003 Mitsubishi Galant Yes Yes Yes No

Trivia