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Revision as of 02:00, 29 September 2009

Car Thefts is a side mission in Grand Theft Auto IV. Following No. 1 and Smackdown, Niko Bellic will receive a text message from Brucie's friend Stevie. He needs some cars (30 total) that Niko will need to find across Liberty City. It is similar to Brucie's Exotic Exports (email cars), except here the cars are parked and are not indicated on the map, and are never guarded by the owner. In addition, Stevie pays much more for these cars when they're in good condition than Brucie does. Just like stealing any car, if police witness a car theft, the player receives a one star wanted level. Occasionally the cars have alarms.

If the player finds the right vehicle, the game shows a message saying: "You've found the vehicle Stevie is looking for." The player then needs to drive the car to Stevie's garage in Bohan. The condition of the vehicle determines how much money Niko receives. Taking the car to a Pay 'n' Spray helps increase its value if the car is damaged. However, as there are no Pay 'n' Sprays in Bohan, it is difficult to reach the garage without damage. Another way of repairing the vehicle without resorting to cheats is by parking the requested car in the "RESIDENTS PARKING" space next to the South Bohan Safehouse. Then, just drive or run a block or two and return, the car will be fixed.

If a player wishes to complete these thefts quickly, it is recommended either that they save the game repeatedly at the nearby safehouse in Bohan, or repeatedly use a Pay 'n' Spray until they receive a text. These methods advance the time, which means Stevie will send a text in a matter of minutes after delivering a vehicle, instead of hours. The player can view the amount of vehicles stolen under "Cars Sold to Stevie" in the Score section of the Stats in the pause menu.

Once all 30 cars are delivered, the player can make some extra cash by bringing in any vehicle they want. The player also earns the achievement You Got The Message for delivering all 30 vehicles.

The player can have the vehicles destroyed or keep the vehicles at the parking spaces. The vehicle will be respawned at the original location as long as the vehicle is not delivered. The vehicles Stevie wants will only appear between the first contact with him to the last. They will not appear outside that time.

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Map of the locations of cars posted by Stevie himself
Vehicle Location Highest Value[1]
Banshee Galveston Ave. Middle Park West, Algonquin $26,400
Bobcat Mulit-story parking lot rooftop Francis International Airport, Dukes $8,250
Buccaneer Lompoc Ave. Industrial, Bohan $5,940
Cavalcade Long John Ave. Leftwood, Alderney $23,100
Cognoscenti Boyden Ave. Alderney City, Alderney $29,700
Comet Parking Lot Westminster, Algonquin $19,800
Contender Creek Street BOABO, Broker $8,250
Coquette Liberty Lane Suffolk, Algonquin $13,530
DF8-90 Crocket Ave. Hove Beach, Broker $5,940
Dilettante Saratoga Ave. Willis, Dukes $6,600
Dukes Vauxite Street East Holland, Algonquin $7,260
Faggio Diamond Street Chinatown, Algonquin $2,310
Freeway Lynch Street Beechwood City, Dukes $6,600
Huntley Sport Leavenworth Ave. Northern Gardens, Bohan $13,200
Infernus Montauk Ave. Downtown, Broker $33,000
Intruder Asparagus Ave. Rotterdam Hill, Broker $8,250
Manana Thornton Street Cerveza Heights, Dukes $3,960
Moonbeam Parking Lot Charge Island $7,260
NRG 900 Bismarck Ave. Lancaster, Algonquin $8,250
Patriot South Parkway Castle Gardens, Algonquin $16,500
PMP 600 Amsterdam Lane The Exchange, Algonquin $10,560
Rancher Roebuck Road Port Tudor, Alderney $8,250
Rebla Columbus Ave. The Triangle, Algonquin $11,550
Sabre GT Tudor Street Meadow Hills, Dukes $8,250
Sentinel Roebuck Road Normandy, Alderney $7,750
Sultan Aspidin Drive Berchem, Alderney $11,550
Super GT Calcium Street Chinatown, Algonquin $36,300
Turismo Owl Creek Ave. Westdyke, Alderney $36,300
Voodoo Bunker Hill Ave. East Island City, Dukes $6,600
Washington Franklin Street Steinway, Dukes $7,260

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Reference

  1. BradyGames' Grand Theft Auto IV Signature Series Guide