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:''"Blista" also refers to a compact city car in [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]] which resembles the [[Blista Compact]] hatchback. The GTA Chinatown Wars Blista is covered under the Blista Compact article.''
 
:''"Blista" also refers to a compact city car in [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]] which resembles the [[Blista Compact]] hatchback. The GTA Chinatown Wars Blista is covered under the Blista Compact article.''
   
 
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{{Infobox vehicles
 
| name = Blista
 
| name = Blista
| front_image = Blista-GTA3-front.jpg
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| front_image = Hatchback(Rear)-GTAV.jpg
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = A Blista in GTA III
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| caption = A Blista in GTA V
| rear_image = Blista-GTA3-rear.jpg
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| rear_image =
 
| manufacturer =
 
| manufacturer =
| vehicle_type = Civilian [[:Category:Vans|van]]
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| vehicle_type = Civilian [[:Category:Vans|van]] (3D Universe)<br>Civilian hatchback (HD Universe)
| body_style = 4-door minivan
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| body_style = 4-door minivan (3D Universe)<br>2-door hatchback (HD Universe)
| capacity = 4
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| capacity = 4 (GTA III, GTA LCS)<br>2 (GTA V)
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]
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| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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| manufacturer = [[Dinka]]
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| related = [[Blista Compact]]
 
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The '''Blista''' is a modern minivan in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]. In both games, the vehicle is found on [[Staunton Island]] and [[Shoreside Vale]].
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The '''Blista''' is a modern minivan in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] and a hatchback in [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. In III and LCS, the vehicle is found on [[Staunton Island]] and [[Shoreside Vale]].
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
=== Design ===
 
=== Design ===
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==== 3D Universe ====
 
The Blista resembles a [[wp:Dodge Caravan#Generation III (1996–2000)|third generation Dodge Caravan LE]] in appearance, with the headlights and grille resembling a [[wp:Chrysler Voyager|fourth generation Chrysler Voyager]], depicted as a modern minivan in contrast to the older [[Moonbeam]]. Despite the Blista's minivan design, it can only accommodate three passengers and one driver, the same as any four-door vehicle. Its name, rather unpleasantly, sounds like a portmanteau of the words "blister" and possibly "Honda" (probably referring to the [[wp:Honda Odyssey (North America)#First generation .281994.E2.80.931998.29|Honda Odyssey]], even though it has a closer resemblance to the Dodge Caravan).
 
The Blista resembles a [[wp:Dodge Caravan#Generation III (1996–2000)|third generation Dodge Caravan LE]] in appearance, with the headlights and grille resembling a [[wp:Chrysler Voyager|fourth generation Chrysler Voyager]], depicted as a modern minivan in contrast to the older [[Moonbeam]]. Despite the Blista's minivan design, it can only accommodate three passengers and one driver, the same as any four-door vehicle. Its name, rather unpleasantly, sounds like a portmanteau of the words "blister" and possibly "Honda" (probably referring to the [[wp:Honda Odyssey (North America)#First generation .281994.E2.80.931998.29|Honda Odyssey]], even though it has a closer resemblance to the Dodge Caravan).
   
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During [[Beta Releases#Grand Theft Auto III|development of GTA III]], the Blista was originally known as the "'''Space'''".
 
During [[Beta Releases#Grand Theft Auto III|development of GTA III]], the Blista was originally known as the "'''Space'''".
   
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==== HD Universe ====
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The car's design seems to be inspired by European styling featured on the [[wp:Alfa_Romeo_147|Alfa Romeo 147]]. It may also be based on the [[wp:Volkswagen Golf Mk6|MkVI Volkswagen Golf GTI]] and/or the [[wp:Volkswagen Scirocco|MkIII Volkswagen Scirocco]].
 
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=== Performance ===
 
=== Performance ===
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==== 3D Universe ====
 
The Blista is considerably faster and more agile than its size and appearance would suggest. It is driven by a large V6 in a front wheel drive layout. This leads to a degree of understeer at higher speeds, but less than one would expect for a vehicle of its size. Remarkably, its handling statistics are very similar to the [[Kuruma]] and [[Taxi]], two agile, front-wheel drive full-size sedans. It is possible to [[Drifting|drift]] the Blista, even though it is FWD.
 
The Blista is considerably faster and more agile than its size and appearance would suggest. It is driven by a large V6 in a front wheel drive layout. This leads to a degree of understeer at higher speeds, but less than one would expect for a vehicle of its size. Remarkably, its handling statistics are very similar to the [[Kuruma]] and [[Taxi]], two agile, front-wheel drive full-size sedans. It is possible to [[Drifting|drift]] the Blista, even though it is FWD.
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==== HD Universe ====
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The car features [[wp:Wishbone_suspension|wishbone supsension]] for the rear wheels.
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===Overview===
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|Engine = n/a
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|Drivetrain = Front-engine, front wheel drive
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==Locations==
 
==Locations==
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*Apartment parking area in Wichita Gardens, Shoreside Vale, Liberty City
 
*Apartment parking area in Wichita Gardens, Shoreside Vale, Liberty City
 
*Spawns frequently in Newport, [[Rockford]], [[Fort Staunton]] and [[Cedar Grove]]
 
*Spawns frequently in Newport, [[Rockford]], [[Fort Staunton]] and [[Cedar Grove]]
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'''GTA V'''
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*Can spawn in traffic.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Liberty City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Liberty City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Vans]]
 
[[Category:Vans]]
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA V]]

Revision as of 22:32, September 14, 2013

"Blista" also refers to a compact city car in Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars which resembles the Blista Compact hatchback. The GTA Chinatown Wars Blista is covered under the Blista Compact article.
VEHICLE
Blista
Hatchback(Rear)-GTAV
A Blista in GTA V
Vehicle type Civilian van (3D Universe)
Civilian hatchback (HD Universe)
Body style 4-door minivan (3D Universe)
2-door hatchback (HD Universe)
Capacity 4 (GTA III, GTA LCS)
2 (GTA V)
Appearance(s) GTA III
GTA Liberty City Stories
Grand Theft Auto V.
Manufacturer Dinka
Related vehicle(s) Blista Compact


The Blista is a modern minivan in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and a hatchback in Grand Theft Auto V. In III and LCS, the vehicle is found on Staunton Island and Shoreside Vale.

Description

Design

3D Universe

The Blista resembles a third generation Dodge Caravan LE in appearance, with the headlights and grille resembling a fourth generation Chrysler Voyager, depicted as a modern minivan in contrast to the older Moonbeam. Despite the Blista's minivan design, it can only accommodate three passengers and one driver, the same as any four-door vehicle. Its name, rather unpleasantly, sounds like a portmanteau of the words "blister" and possibly "Honda" (probably referring to the Honda Odyssey, even though it has a closer resemblance to the Dodge Caravan).

Since most pre-GTA IV era vehicles have unknown manufacturers, it is still unclear what brand the Blista is. However, there are three possibilities:

  • Bravado - The Blista itself is based on a Dodge Caravan, and Bravado is Dodge's counterpart in the GTA universe.
  • Vapid - In GTA IV, the Blista is absent, but a very similar vehicle named the Minivan is present. This vehicle, also based on a Dodge Caravan, is manufactured by Vapid.

During development of GTA III, the Blista was originally known as the "Space".

HD Universe

The car's design seems to be inspired by European styling featured on the Alfa Romeo 147. It may also be based on the MkVI Volkswagen Golf GTI and/or the MkIII Volkswagen Scirocco.

Performance

3D Universe

The Blista is considerably faster and more agile than its size and appearance would suggest. It is driven by a large V6 in a front wheel drive layout. This leads to a degree of understeer at higher speeds, but less than one would expect for a vehicle of its size. Remarkably, its handling statistics are very similar to the Kuruma and Taxi, two agile, front-wheel drive full-size sedans. It is possible to drift the Blista, even though it is FWD.

HD Universe

The car features wishbone supsension for the rear wheels.

Overview

Acceleration

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

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

n/a

n/a

n/a

Front-engine, front wheel drive

n/a

n/a

Locations

GTA III

GTA Liberty City Stories

  • Liberty City Memorial Stadium Parking Area in Belleville Park, Staunton Island, Liberty City
  • Apartment parking area in Wichita Gardens, Shoreside Vale, Liberty City
  • Spawns frequently in Newport, Rockford, Fort Staunton and Cedar Grove

GTA V

  • Can spawn in traffic.

Trivia

Blista-Manhunt-front

A Blista in Manhunt 2.

  • Due to what may be a coding error, the Blista cannot be picked up by the crusher in GTA III; the game responds with “Crane cannot lift this vehicle.”, despite the crane having no trouble lifting a Coach into the crusher. In GTA Liberty City Stories, the Blista is able to be crushed, although the crane cannot pick up larger vehicles. This, however, can be fixed on PC version by tweaking files.
  • A vehicle resembling the Blista can be found in Rockstar North's Manhunt 2, but the front end is now more reminiscent of a Chrysler PT Cruiser.
  • In Serbian, “Blista” is translated as “It's shining”.
  • The GTA III rendition has the same engine noise as the Landstalker, while in LCS, its engine noise is similar to low-performance cars like the Manana, Idaho, Perennial, and the Esperanto

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