Maibatsu Corporation

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
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