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'''Bravado''' is an automotive manufacturer in the [[HD Universe]].
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'''Bravado''' is an automotive manufacturer in the [[HD Universe]] of the ''[[Grand Theft Auto]]'' series.
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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
Based on the design of all of its vehicles, it is likely based on [[wp:Dodge|Dodge]], also, Bravado's logo of a charging bull is a parody of Dodge's ram logo used since 1993. The term "''bravado''" refers to a show of defiance or false courage. It is likely a division of [[Schyster]] as Schyster is based on Chrysler and Bravado is based on Dodge.
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Looking at the design of the vehicles, it is most based on [[wp:Dodge|Dodge]], but the [[Rumpo]] and the [[Paradise]] is based on [[wp:Ford|Ford]], and the [[Feroci]] is based on an [[wp:Lexus|Lexus]] car. Also, Bravado's logo of a charging bull is a parody of Dodge's ram logo used since 1993. In ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' they have a TV commercial showcasing the [[Bison]], [[Gauntlet]], and [[Buffalo]], parodying various Dodge commercials.
 
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==Vehicles==
 
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| [[wp:Dodge Viper#Second generation SR (1996–2002)|1996-2002 Dodge Viper Coupe]]
 
| [[wp:Dodge Viper#Second generation SR (1996–2002)|1996-2002 Dodge Viper Coupe]]
 
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| [[Bison]]
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| Pickup Truck
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| [[wp:Dodge Ram#2009.E2.80.93present .28DS.2FDJ.29|2013 Dodge Ram]]
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| First seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
 
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| [[Buffalo]]
 
| [[Buffalo]]
| Sports Sedan
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| Full-size sports sedan
| [[wp:Dodge Charger (LX)|2006—2010 Dodge Charger]]
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| [[wp:Dodge Charger (LX)|2006-2010 Dodge Charger]]
| Includes [[FIB Buffalo]] and [[Police Buffalo]]<br/>Civilian Model is [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBOGT]] exclusive
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| Includes [[FIB Buffalo]] and [[Police Buffalo]].
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| [[Buffalo|Buffalo S]]
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| Full size sports sedan
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| [[wp:Dodge Charger (LX)|2011-2015 Dodge Charger]]
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| Only available as Franklin's personal car in Story Mode. Can be bought in GTA Online.
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|-
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| [[Duneloader]]
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| Pickup Truck
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| [[wp:Dodge Power Wagon|1946-1980 Dodge Power Wagon]]
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| First seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
 
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| [[Feroci]]
 
| [[Feroci]]
| Sedan
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| Mid-size sedan
| [[wp:Dodge Intrepid#First generation .281991-1996.29|1998-2004 Dodge Intrepid]]
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| [[wp:Lexus GS#First generation .28S140.29|1991-1997 Lexus GS]]
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| Featured in [[GTA IV]] and it's [[Episodes From Liberty City|Episodes]] only.
 
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| [[Tampa]]
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| [[Gauntlet]]
| Muscle Car
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| Muscle Car
| [[wp:Dodge_Dart#1971|1971 Dodge Dart Swinger]]
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| [[wp:Dodge Challenger|2008-present Dodge Challenger]]
| [[The Lost and Damned|TLAD]] and [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBOGT]] exclusive.
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| First seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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| [[Gresley]]
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| Full-size SUV
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| [[wp:Dodge Durango|2011-present Dodge Durango]]
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| First seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
 
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| [[Unknown pickup truck]]
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| [[Paradise]]
| Pickup Truck
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| Van
| [[wp:Dodge_Ram#2009.E2.80.93present_.28DS.2FDJ.29|2013 Dodge Ram]]
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| [[wp:Ford Econoline|2008-2014 Ford Econoline]]
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| Introduced in the [[Beach Bum Content Update]] for [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]]
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| [[Rat-Loader]]
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| Pickup Truck
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| [[wp:International Harvester D2|1938 International Harvester D2]]
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| First seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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| [[Rumpo]]
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| Van
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| [[wp: Ford Econoline|2008-2014 Ford Econoline ]]
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| Returned from the [[3D Universe]] to [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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| [[Youga]]
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| Van
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| [[wp:Dodge Ram Van|1995-2003 Dodge Ram Van]]
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| First seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
 
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<gallery>
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BravadoBanshee1-Front-GTAV.png|Bravado [[Banshee]]
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BravadoBison-Front-GTAV.png|Bravado [[Bison]]
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Buffalo-GTAV-Front.png|Bravado [[Buffalo]]
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BuffaloS-GTAV-Front-Franklin.png|Bravado [[Buffalo S]]
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BravadoDuneloader2-Front-GTAV.png|Bravado [[Duneloader]]
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Feroci-GTA4-front.jpg|Bravado [[Feroci]]
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FIB-GTAV-Front.png|Bravado [[FIB Buffalo]]
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BravadoGauntlet-Front-GTAV.png|Bravado [[Gauntlet]]
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BravadoGresley-Front-GTAV.png|Bravado [[Gresley]]
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BravadoParadise1-Front-GTAV.png|Bravado [[Paradise]]
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PoliceCruiser-GTAV-Front-Buffalo.png|Bravado [[Police Buffalo]]
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Rat Loader Stock Front.jpg|Bravado [[Rat-Loader]]
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RumpoGTAVFront.jpg|Bravado [[Rumpo]]
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Youga-GTAV-Front.png|Bravado [[Youga]]
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==Gallery==
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Bravado-billboard-GTAV.png|Bravado billboard ad in GTA V.
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Bravadostatue.jpg|[[Statue of Happiness]] in a Bravado ad.
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Bravado is a company that manufactures bras for pregnant women. This may be a play on the fact that the real life counterpart of the [[Bravado]], Dodge has a badge that resambles a vagina.
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*Bravado is a company that manufactures bras for pregnant women. This may be a play on the fact that the real life counterpart of the [[Bravado]], Dodge has a badge that is considered by some to resemble a diagram of the female reproductive system, when in fact it is the head of a ram.
*The bull's mouth of the Bravado logo will look like a [[wp: penis head|penis head]] (male sexual organ) when observed closely.
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*The bull's mouth of the Bravado logo will look like a [[wp:Glans penis|glans penis]] (male sexual organ) when observed closely.
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*The [[Feroci]] and [[Rumpo]]/[[Paradise]] are the only vehicles that does not take up resemblance of any Dodge vehicles, instead respectively resembling [[wp:Lexus|Lexus]] and [[wp:Ford Motor Company|Ford]] models.
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*By 2013, it appears that Bravado neared bankruptcy at one point, and was bailed out by the Federal Government using taxpayer money. This parodies the actual bailout of GM in the late 2000s. However it was Pontiac that went bankrupt, so it is strange that [[Imponte]] is not the company needing a bailout.
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*''Bravado'' is a word used in the UK. It literally means defiant or swaggering behavior.
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* Bravado seems to play on it's car names relating to the ram on it's logo, with names such as [[Buffalo]] and [[Bison]].
 
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Latest revision as of 03:30, October 13, 2014

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Bravado is an automotive manufacturer in the HD Universe of the Grand Theft Auto series.

OverviewEdit

Looking at the design of the vehicles, it is most based on Dodge, but the Rumpo and the Paradise is based on Ford, and the Feroci is based on an Lexus car. Also, Bravado's logo of a charging bull is a parody of Dodge's ram logo used since 1993. In Grand Theft Auto V they have a TV commercial showcasing the Bison, Gauntlet, and Buffalo, parodying various Dodge commercials.

VehiclesEdit

Vehicle Style Based On Notes
Banshee Sports Car 1996-2002 Dodge Viper Coupe
Bison Pickup Truck 2013 Dodge Ram First seen in Grand Theft Auto V.
Buffalo Full-size sports sedan 2006-2010 Dodge Charger Includes FIB Buffalo and Police Buffalo.
Buffalo S Full size sports sedan 2011-2015 Dodge Charger Only available as Franklin's personal car in Story Mode. Can be bought in GTA Online.
Duneloader Pickup Truck 1946-1980 Dodge Power Wagon First seen in Grand Theft Auto V.
Feroci Mid-size sedan 1991-1997 Lexus GS Featured in GTA IV and it's Episodes only.
Gauntlet Muscle Car 2008-present Dodge Challenger First seen in Grand Theft Auto V.
Gresley Full-size SUV 2011-present Dodge Durango First seen in Grand Theft Auto V.
Paradise Van 2008-2014 Ford Econoline Introduced in the Beach Bum Content Update for GTA V
Rat-Loader Pickup Truck 1938 International Harvester D2 First seen in Grand Theft Auto V.
Rumpo Van 2008-2014 Ford Econoline Returned from the 3D Universe to Grand Theft Auto V.
Youga Van 1995-2003 Dodge Ram Van First seen in Grand Theft Auto V.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • Bravado is a company that manufactures bras for pregnant women. This may be a play on the fact that the real life counterpart of the Bravado, Dodge has a badge that is considered by some to resemble a diagram of the female reproductive system, when in fact it is the head of a ram.
  • The bull's mouth of the Bravado logo will look like a glans penis (male sexual organ) when observed closely.
  • The Feroci and Rumpo/Paradise are the only vehicles that does not take up resemblance of any Dodge vehicles, instead respectively resembling Lexus and Ford models.
  • By 2013, it appears that Bravado neared bankruptcy at one point, and was bailed out by the Federal Government using taxpayer money. This parodies the actual bailout of GM in the late 2000s. However it was Pontiac that went bankrupt, so it is strange that Imponte is not the company needing a bailout.
  • Bravado is a word used in the UK. It literally means defiant or swaggering behavior.
  • Bravado seems to play on it's car names relating to the ram on it's logo, with names such as Buffalo and Bison.

NavigationEdit

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