The Stretch is a four-door stretch limousine featured in all of the Grand Theft Auto games so far.
The Stretch comes in somewhat limited color varieties: in Grand Theft Auto III, it is available in only black, grey and white; in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, it is only available in white, with the exception of a pink variety used by Candy Suxxx and the black variety used by Avery Carrington, both of which are unavailable to the player; while in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, it is available in black and white, but can be modified and painted any colour. The Stretch is only used in a few missions. It is usually found in the more affluent areas in each city, such as Starfish Island in Vice City; Calton Heights, Juniper Hill, Paradiso, and Palisades in San Fierro; Mulholland, Richman, and Rodeo in Los Santos; and The Strip and Prickle Pine in Las Venturas. Despite being a limousine, it is a 4 door, meaning it is only capable of carrying 4 passengers.
The Stretch's design varies slightly in each game, being modelled after the most common American limousuine of the period; in GTA III, the Stretch resembles a third generation Lincoln Town Car. In GTA: Vice City, it resembles a seventh generation Cadillac DeVille limousuine, in GTA: San Andreas, it resembles the second generation Lincoln Town Car but the back lights hint a Cadillac. In GTA IV, it is the limo version of the Admiral in GTA IV manufactured by Albany.
Being a large, multi-passenger vehicle with an extended drive axle due to its length, this vehicle is slow and lumbering despite its powerful V8 and rear-wheel drivetrain. It's length makes it difficult to maneuver through tight spaces and around corners at high speed, and it's suspension is too soft, contributing to body roll. Its ability to absorb damage is not particularly impressive either, making the Stretch more of a specific-use vehicle, or a status-grabber, and a generally poor choice for use as primary transportation.
- It can only be found in the Residential District.
- Love Fist - The band Love Fist use this customized, shorter version of the Stretch. This vehicle sounds and feels supercharged, with improved acceleration, speed, and handling.
Car Modification (GTA: San Andreas)
- Wheels (ten types)
- Nitro (All)
- Bass Boost