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{{Template:Infobox vehicles
 
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|front_image = Baller-GTAV-Front.jpg
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|front_image = BallerSport-GTAV-front.jpg
 
|image_size = 270
 
|image_size = 270
|caption = The Baller in [[GTA V]]
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|rear_image = BallerSport-GTAV-rear.jpg
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|caption = A second generation Baller in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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| vehicle_class = SUVs
 
|vehicle_type = Civilian SUV
 
|vehicle_type = Civilian SUV
|body_style = 4-door, full size SUV
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|price = $90,000 <small>([[:Image:BallerSport-GTAV-front.jpg|Second Version]]) ([[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]])</small>
|capacity = 4 (driver and three passengers)
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|body_style = 4-door full size SUV
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|capacity = 4 <small>(driver and three passengers)</small>
 
|manufacturer = [[Gallivanter]]
 
|manufacturer = [[Gallivanter]]
|appearances = [[GTA V]]
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|appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
|related = [[Baller (Version II)]]
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|related = [[Huntley Sport]]
}} ''See [[Huntley]] and [[Huntley Sport]], the [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] and [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] version.''
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}}
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{{quote|Nothing says Hip Hop like a British SUV known primarily for its ability to transport mineral rich colonialists across invaded lands.|[[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]] description, Baller 2nd gen.}}
   
The [[Gallivanter]] '''Baller''' is a British SUV, making its debut appearance in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''. It is previously slotted in as [[Huntley]] from ''[[GTA San Andreas]]'' but this time a more modern looking car.
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The [[Gallivanter]] '''Baller''' is a 4-door luxury SUV making its debut appearance in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''. It replaces its previous counterparts, the [[Huntley]] from ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' and the [[Huntley Sport]] from ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''. There are two different generations of the Baller in GTA V, also known as the Classic and the Sport.
   
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
The SUV's design is heavily influenced by the British styling of the [[wp:Range Rover (L322)|L322 Range Rover]]. The headlights are similar to the [[wp:GMC Yukon|First generation GMC Yukon]]
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===First Generation (Classic)===
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The first generation Baller's design is heavily influenced by the British styling of the [[wp:Range Rover (L322)|2010 Range Rover Vogue L322]]. The headlights are similar to the [[wp:GMC Yukon|first generation GMC Yukon]]. In comparison to the newer Baller, the first generation resembles older Range Rovers. In comparison with Range Rover models however, the [[wp:Pillar (automobile)|C and D pillars]] of the Baller have a much steeper gradient.
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<gallery>
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GallivanterBaller-Front-GTAV.png|Baller <small>[[:Image:GallivanterBaller-Rear-GTAV.png|(Rear quarter view).]]</small>
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Baller 1st gen,Gallivanter.jpg|Engine close-up in GTA V.
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</gallery>
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===Second Generation (Sport)===
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The new Baller features linear formations that are inspired by the British design styling featured on the more compact [[wp:Range Rover Evoque|Range Rover Evoque]] for the overall body design and [[wp: Range Rover Sport#Second generation (LW)|L494 Range Rover Sport]] for the sides and greenhouse area, A, B and C pillars. The side accents from the [[wp:Range Rover (L405)|L405 Range Rover]] are featured on the sides of the car.
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The front face of the car features a lot of polymer, similar to the car's real life inspiration. The base of the front bumper features a polymer layer spanning the entire width. Two thirds of the front face width and a third of its height is occupied by a trapezium formation, with the outer part being black and the inset trapezium being chrome. Outside the central areas and at about half the car's height there are large ducts that have edges contoured to the lower trapezium, main grille and headlights. These ducts have horizontal LED strips that run from the inner vertex of the ducts. The main grille is located almost at the top of the front face, being a chrome-edged trapezium which is less wide than the lower trapezium. The main grille features two horizontal chrome strips either side of mid-height. The headlamp units are linked to the grille, with the top edge coinciding with the top of the grille and bottom edge with the upper horizontal strip. The headlamp units feature two circular lamps and then an amber turn indicator lamp on the outside. The bonnet/ hood features an elevated area whose edges are in line with the top corners of the grille.
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The sides of the car feature wheel arches in the form of large bulges. The main body features an impressed area bounded by two lines parallel to the lower window line. Connecting the two lines at the front quarter is a vertical air duct. The car features black, polymer-covered [[wp:Pillar (automobile)|A, B, C and D pillars]]. The roof is lightly curved. The wing mirrors are dominantly body-coloured but feature a black polymer accent. The car features split six-spoke wheels, wrapped in low profile tyres.
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The rear features small, wide lamp units that consist mostly of small LEDs.
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<gallery>
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Gallivanter_Baller_(Version_II_Front&Side)-GTAV.jpg|Baller Sport <small>[[:Image:Gallivanter_Baller_(Version_II_Rear&Side)-GTAV.jpg|(Rear quarter view).]]
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Baller 2n gen,Galliavanter.jpg|Engine close-up in GTA V
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</gallery>
   
 
==Performance==
 
==Performance==
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The first generation Baller is quite slow and heavy, and has a wide turning radius. Acceleration is average, reaching from 0-60 in about 8 seconds, however, like every Land Rover, the Baller is capable of climbing steep hills and has a decent performance when off-roading. Another advantage is durability, it's easily one of the most durable cars in the game. The vehicle is prone to understeer at high speeds, likely due to poor weight distribution.
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The second generation Baller accelerates at an average rate for an SUV, and is capable of reaching good top speed. The main weakness of the car's performance lies in its handling; the car's mass combined with its lack of traction can often lead to heavy understeer. When taken off-road however, the car's handling is better and cornering grip can allow for precise high speed driving off-road. The handling of the SUV can be quickly summarized as a level below the [[Huntley Sport]] in almost every way imaginable.
   
 
===Overview===
 
===Overview===
 
{{Template:Vehicle Stats
 
{{Template:Vehicle Stats
|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = n/a
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 5.8 seconds (4.6 seconds second generation)
|Top speed = 174 mph (280 km/h)
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|Top speed = 174 mph (280 km/h) 197 mph (318 kph) second generation
|Engine = V8 Supercharged
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|Engine = Supercharged V8
|Drivetrain = all wheel drive
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|Drivetrain = All wheel drive
 
|Gears = 6-speed auto
 
|Gears = 6-speed auto
 
|Mass = n/a}}
 
|Mass = n/a}}
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==Locations==
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===GTA V===
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*Spawns commonly in [[Rockford Hills]] and [[Pillbox Hill]].
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*Can be bought for [[Money|$]]98,000 from [[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]].
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*Commonly found in [[Strawberry]], [[Burton]], [[West Vinewood]], [[Hawick]], Pillbox Hill, [[Little Seoul]], [[Chamberlain Hills]], [[Mission Row]], [[Alta]], and Rockford Hills.
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*Occasionally spawns in [[Vinewood Hills]], [[Downtown Vinewood]], [[La Mesa]], and [[Los Santos International Airport (HD Universe)|Los Santos International Airport]].
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*There's a unique full black 2nd generation Baller with black rims available for the chase of [[Rocco Pelosi]] in the mission [[The Ballad of Rocco]].
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*Spawns at the [[Pipeline Inn]] in [[Pacific Bluffs]].
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*A unique colored G2 Baller can be found in a [[Random Events|Random Event]] in which you untie a wedding groom from a light pole. After dropping the guy and his friend off, the player can find a unique colored Baller parked near the player which is available to be taken.
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*The first generation Baller can be found parked on the western shore of the [[Alamo Sea]] off [[Calafia Road]], next to some tents and a [[BeeJay XL]].
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==Notable Owners==
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*The [[Ballas (HD Universe)|Ballas]] can sometimes be seen driving a Baller.
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*[[Martin Madrazo]] and [[Madrazo Cartel|his cartel]] owns Black Ballers.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Huntley (Rear)-GTAV.jpg|The rear of a Baller.
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BallerComparison-GTAV-overview.jpg|Comparison of the two Ballers.
Huntleys - GTA 5.png|Several Ballers are waiting in a possible traffic jam.
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BallerComparison-GTAV-front.jpg|Front view comparison.
Huntley-GTAV.png|Front and side view of a beta model Baller.
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BallerComparison-GTAV-rear.jpg|Rear view comparison.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
==Locations==
 
* Spawns commonly in [[Rockford Hills]].
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* In [[Grand Theft Auto Online]] the Baller sells for $9,000 at [[Los Santos Customs]].
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*[[File:Gaillavnter-bailler-car-ad-GTAV.png|thumb|The 1st Generation Baller. Notice the bumper splitter and side steps/skirts; these modification add-ons are not present in the actual game.]]In [[Grand Theft Auto Online]], both Ballers sell for $9,000 at [[Los Santos Customs]].
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**The second generation of the Baller cannot have its bodywork modified in [[Los Santos Customs]].
===Cultural References===
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*In the [[beta]], the G1 Baller had six-spoke wheels and an RR side quarter duct.
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**Also, there is an advertisement with the picture of the G1 Baller with what it seems the be a bumper splitter and additional side steps or skirts. Such modifications for the SUV are not available in the game.
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*"Baller" is a street slang term for drug dealer or a thug that has made it big-time, and as such its use for the name of the vehicle in the game is likely a reference to the luxury SUVs often driven by such people.
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*The Baller Sport shares its rim designs with the [[Benefactor]] [[Surano]].
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*The default radio station of this vehicle is [[Radio Los Santos]] and [[West Coast Classics]].
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*Interestingly enough, the second generation Baller has the same V8 engine as the first generation.
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**This is contrast to its real-life counterpart, the Range Rover Sport L494, which also uses a 5.0L Supercharged V8 engine
   
 
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Online]]

Latest revision as of 14:58, August 24, 2014

Baller
BallerSport-GTAV-front
A second generation Baller in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle class (GTA V) SUVs
Vehicle type Civilian SUV
Body style 4-door full size SUV
Capacity 4 (driver and three passengers)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Gallivanter
Price $90,000 (Second Version) (Southernsanandreassuperautos.com)
Related vehicle(s) Huntley Sport
"Nothing says Hip Hop like a British SUV known primarily for its ability to transport mineral rich colonialists across invaded lands."
Southernsanandreassuperautos.com description, Baller 2nd gen.

The Gallivanter Baller is a 4-door luxury SUV making its debut appearance in Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. It replaces its previous counterparts, the Huntley from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and the Huntley Sport from Grand Theft Auto IV. There are two different generations of the Baller in GTA V, also known as the Classic and the Sport.

DesignEdit

First Generation (Classic)Edit

The first generation Baller's design is heavily influenced by the British styling of the 2010 Range Rover Vogue L322. The headlights are similar to the first generation GMC Yukon. In comparison to the newer Baller, the first generation resembles older Range Rovers. In comparison with Range Rover models however, the C and D pillars of the Baller have a much steeper gradient.

Second Generation (Sport)Edit

The new Baller features linear formations that are inspired by the British design styling featured on the more compact Range Rover Evoque for the overall body design and L494 Range Rover Sport for the sides and greenhouse area, A, B and C pillars. The side accents from the L405 Range Rover are featured on the sides of the car.

The front face of the car features a lot of polymer, similar to the car's real life inspiration. The base of the front bumper features a polymer layer spanning the entire width. Two thirds of the front face width and a third of its height is occupied by a trapezium formation, with the outer part being black and the inset trapezium being chrome. Outside the central areas and at about half the car's height there are large ducts that have edges contoured to the lower trapezium, main grille and headlights. These ducts have horizontal LED strips that run from the inner vertex of the ducts. The main grille is located almost at the top of the front face, being a chrome-edged trapezium which is less wide than the lower trapezium. The main grille features two horizontal chrome strips either side of mid-height. The headlamp units are linked to the grille, with the top edge coinciding with the top of the grille and bottom edge with the upper horizontal strip. The headlamp units feature two circular lamps and then an amber turn indicator lamp on the outside. The bonnet/ hood features an elevated area whose edges are in line with the top corners of the grille.

The sides of the car feature wheel arches in the form of large bulges. The main body features an impressed area bounded by two lines parallel to the lower window line. Connecting the two lines at the front quarter is a vertical air duct. The car features black, polymer-covered A, B, C and D pillars. The roof is lightly curved. The wing mirrors are dominantly body-coloured but feature a black polymer accent. The car features split six-spoke wheels, wrapped in low profile tyres.

The rear features small, wide lamp units that consist mostly of small LEDs.

PerformanceEdit

The first generation Baller is quite slow and heavy, and has a wide turning radius. Acceleration is average, reaching from 0-60 in about 8 seconds, however, like every Land Rover, the Baller is capable of climbing steep hills and has a decent performance when off-roading. Another advantage is durability, it's easily one of the most durable cars in the game. The vehicle is prone to understeer at high speeds, likely due to poor weight distribution.

The second generation Baller accelerates at an average rate for an SUV, and is capable of reaching good top speed. The main weakness of the car's performance lies in its handling; the car's mass combined with its lack of traction can often lead to heavy understeer. When taken off-road however, the car's handling is better and cornering grip can allow for precise high speed driving off-road. The handling of the SUV can be quickly summarized as a level below the Huntley Sport in almost every way imaginable.

OverviewEdit

Acceleration

(0 - 60mph / 0 - 100km/h)

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

5.8 seconds (4.6 seconds second generation)

174 mph (280 km/h) 197 mph (318 kph) second generation

Supercharged V8

All wheel drive

6-speed auto

n/a

LocationsEdit

GTA VEdit

Notable OwnersEdit

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Gaillavnter-bailler-car-ad-GTAV

    The 1st Generation Baller. Notice the bumper splitter and side steps/skirts; these modification add-ons are not present in the actual game.

    In Grand Theft Auto Online, both Ballers sell for $9,000 at Los Santos Customs.
    • The second generation of the Baller cannot have its bodywork modified in Los Santos Customs.
  • In the beta, the G1 Baller had six-spoke wheels and an RR side quarter duct.
    • Also, there is an advertisement with the picture of the G1 Baller with what it seems the be a bumper splitter and additional side steps or skirts. Such modifications for the SUV are not available in the game.
  • "Baller" is a street slang term for drug dealer or a thug that has made it big-time, and as such its use for the name of the vehicle in the game is likely a reference to the luxury SUVs often driven by such people.
  • The Baller Sport shares its rim designs with the Benefactor Surano.
  • The default radio station of this vehicle is Radio Los Santos and West Coast Classics.
  • Interestingly enough, the second generation Baller has the same V8 engine as the first generation.
    • This is contrast to its real-life counterpart, the Range Rover Sport L494, which also uses a 5.0L Supercharged V8 engine

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