Regina

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Vehicle
Regina
A Regina in GTA Vice City..
(Rear quarter view)
A Regina in GTA Vice City..
Appearance(s) [[Appearance::GTA VC
GTA SA
GTA VCS
TLaD]]
Vehicle type Civilian station wagon
Body style 4-door station wagon
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
Manufacturer Dundreary

The Regina is a station wagon appearing in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories and The Lost and Damned episodic game for Grand Theft Auto IV.

Design

GTA Vice City — GTA Vice City Stories

The Regina in the GTA III Era resembles a 1984-1988 Chevrolet Caprice Estate Wagon in the placement of the wood paneling and chrome strips on the sides; The shape of hood's front also echoes 70's Cadillacs. The grille resembles that of a mid-'80s Pontiac Parisienne. Unlike all these cars, the Regina is front wheel drive.

The Lost and Damned

A Regina in The Lost and Damned (Rear quarter view).

In The Lost and Damned, the Dundreary Regina is designed as a lean 1960s station wagon with aftermarket wheels, low ground clearance and a faded body color. The car's sides resemble those of 1960s GM B platform station wagons, for example the 1965-1970 Chevrolet Impala, or 1965-1969 Pontiac Bonneville; it is more likely from the Impala wagons as it has a lack of lower creases; the black roof, however seems to be more typical of Pontiac wagons. The taillight and rear chrome design resemble those of the 1965 Pontiacs, especially the Bonneville station wagon; the front loosely resembles most 1961 Pontiac models.

Performance

GTA Vice City — GTA Vice City Stories

Between GTA Vice City and GTA Vice City Stories, the Regina's acceleration is modest, and its speed is severely lacking - with the Regina's front-wheel drive powertrain, the underpowered V8 struggles to move this behemoth. Handling is sluggish, the car suffers from obvious understeer, and the brakes do a barely acceptable job of slowing the enormous chassis. The Regina is not especially sturdy, nor capable of withstanding heavy damage, and is a generally undesirable vehicle.

The Lost and Damned

With a significant cosmetic change, the Regina in The Lost and Damned sports several noticeable differences in its performance. Whilst the Regina still possesses average acceleration (0 to 60 mph in 10 seconds), the car can achieve considerably good speeds, with a maxiumum speed of an estimated 90 mph (145 kmph). Due to its heavier weight, the car is less nimble than its predecessors, occasionally requiring the aid of the e-brake in tight corners or high speed turns, similarly, its brakes can only do an average job stopping the car in moderate-to-high speeds.

The car's engine also behaves similarly to various beater cars in GTA IV, emitting a worn out engine noise, occasionally taking a noticeably long time to start, and backfiring through its exhaust pipes.

Modifications (GTA San Andreas)

In TransFender:

  • Colors (two areas)
  • Nitro (three varieties)
  • Wheels (ten varieties)
  • Bass Boost
  • Hydraulics

Trivia

  • The Regina plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • The interior of the Regina in The Lost and Damned is a near-duplicate of the Stallion's interior.
  • The Lost and Damned's Regina appears to lack B-pillars, yet features rear doors that are hinged to the front, where the B-pillar should be.
  • Regina is the capital city of Saskatchewan, Canada


Locations

GTA Vice City Stories

The Lost and Damned

  • During "Heavy Toll", its only appearance in the game. There is only one way to obtain this vehicle, and that is to take it to the Bohan safehouse; to prevent losing the Slamvan from this mission, it is best to push the Regina there using the Slamvan.
  • If the player hurrily heads to a nearby road after "Heavy Toll", there is the slim chance that the car may spawn parked or in traffic.