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{{Infobox vehicles
|front_image = Vapid Muscle (Front&Side)-GTAV.jpg
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|front_image = VapidDominator-Front-GTAV.png
|image_size = 270px
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|image_size = 300px
|caption = Front quarter view of the Dominator
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|caption = A Dominator in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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|rear_image = VapidDominator-Rear-GTAV.png
 
|vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
|vehicle_type = Civilian car
|body_style = 2 door muscle car
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|body_style = 2-door muscle car
|capacity = 2 (driver and passenger)
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|capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger)</small>
|appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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|appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
 
|manufacturer = [[Vapid]]
 
|manufacturer = [[Vapid]]
|related = [[Gauntlet]]<br>[[Hellenbach]]<br>[[Hellenbach GT]]<br>[[Uranus]]
 
 
}}
 
}}
   
The [[Vapid]] '''Dominator''' is a muscle car featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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The [[Vapid]] '''Dominator''' is two-door muscle car featured in [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
   
 
== Design ==
 
== Design ==
The main body of the Dominator seems to be heavily inspired by the fifth generation [[wp:Ford_Mustang_(fifth_generation)|Ford Mustang]], with flared wheel arches, connected to the elevated area that spans the lower body. The front headlight pockets are taken from the fifth generation Mustang, with the circular headlights, squared grille and hood being skewed forwards and down.
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The main body of the Dominator seems to be heavily inspired by the [[wp:Ford Mustang (fifth generation)|fifth generation Ford Mustang]], with flared wheel arches, connected to the elevated area that spans the lower body. The front headlight pockets are taken from the fifth generation Mustang, with the circular headlights, squared grille and hood being skewed forwards and down.
   
 
Halfway up the body, the main body line makes a sharp angular turn, signaling the classical inspiration of the first generation Mustang. The car features twelve spoke wheels, wrapped in low profile tires.
 
Halfway up the body, the main body line makes a sharp angular turn, signaling the classical inspiration of the first generation Mustang. The car features twelve spoke wheels, wrapped in low profile tires.
   
The rear hatch closely resembles a fastback design, also taken from the first generation Mustang. The rear fascia and taillights and are derived straight from a [[wp:Ford_Mustang_(first_generation)|1969 Ford Mustang]] fastback. The rear lights are placed on an impressed area between the rear spoiler and rear bumper. The rear bumper features circular dual exhaust with chrome tips.  A few different types of wheels have appeared on the vehicle, so it is unknown what wheels are stock as of yet. 
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The rear hatch closely resembles a fastback design, also taken from the first generation Mustang. The front grille design, rear fascia and taillights and are derived straight from the [[wp:Ford Mustang (first generation)|1970 Ford Mustang]] fastback. The rear lights are placed on an impressed area between the rear spoiler and rear bumper. The rear bumper features circular dual exhaust with chrome tips.
   
 
== Performance ==
 
== Performance ==
The Dominator features a high torque V8 engine, this gives it fast acceleration but only an average top speed, furthermore, due to it's excessive torque levels, the car has a rather "drifty" character, making it inadvisable to use during bad weather or heavy traffic.
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The Dominator features a front engine, [[Drivetrains in GTA V|rear wheel drive]] layout. The car also features a high torque V8 engine, which gives it fast acceleration but only an average top speed. Furthermore, due to its excessive torque levels, the car suffers from a common muscle car problem: the engine supplies too much torque for the transmission and wheels to handle, causing it to fishtail if the gas is applied when cornering.
The Dominator features an FR [[Drivetrains in GTA V|drivetrain layout.]]
 
 
===Overview===
 
   
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=== Overview ===
 
{{Vehicle Stats
 
{{Vehicle Stats
|Drivetrain = Front-engine, rear wheel drive|Engine = 7.4l Supercharged V8|Gears = n/a|Mass = n/a|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = n/a|Top speed = n/a}}
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|Drivetrain = Rear wheel drive
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|Engine = 7.4 L supercharged V8
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|Gears = 5-speed manual
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|Mass = n/a
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 4.4 seconds
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|Top speed = 200 mph
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}}
   
==Gallery==
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== Gallery ==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Sanchez vs. Mustang.jpg|A Dominator, with [[Franklin]] pursuing on a [[Sanchez]].
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Dominator-GTAV-Front.jpg|Front view of the car with a stock chrome stripe. (<small>[[:Image:Dominator-GTAV-Rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>)
VapidMuscle-GTAV-front.png|A front and side view of the Dominator in modified state.
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DOMINATOR.jpg|Front/side view of the Dominator
Dominator.jpeg|Front/side view of Vapid Dominator.
 
Dominator.jpg|Rear quarter view of the Dominator
 
Yellow car.jpg|A Dominator in Los Santos Customs
 
White Dominator.jpg|Back view of the Dominator
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
==Customization==
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== Modifications ==
GTA V
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=== GTA V ===
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It can be modified at [[Los Santos Customs]]:
 
*Armor
 
*Armor
 
*Brakes
 
*Brakes
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*Windows
 
*Windows
   
==Locations==
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== Locations ==
===Grand Theft Auto V===
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=== GTA V ===
*Starts to spawn commonly in Los Santos after the player has completed [[The Wrap Up]].
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*Starts to spawn commonly in [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]] after completing [[The Wrap Up]].
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*Occasionally found at [[Los Santos Customs]] parking lot in [[Burton]].
==Trivia==
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*Spawns commonly in [[Pillbox Hill]] and its surrounding areas in GTA Online if driving another muscle car.
*The Dominator is one of the first modern [[wp:Pony car|Pony car]]s to appear in the [[Grand Theft Auto series]]. The [[Bravado]] [[Gauntlet]] is the other.
 
 
*The car's beta name appears to have been the "Bullett" as shown by [[Los Santos Customs]]' [[Lifeinvader]] page.
 
 
*Despite the Dominator being a "new" car, it still features a carbureted engine.
 
   
===Cultural references===
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== Trivia ==
*The car bears a wing-shaped flag logo, which is very similar to that of the Corvette wing logo.
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*The Dominator is one of the first modern [[wp:Pony car|pony cars]] to appear in the [[Grand Theft Auto series]]. The other one is the [[Bravado]] [[Gauntlet]].
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*The car's beta name was "Bullett", as shown by [[Los Santos Customs]]' [[Lifeinvader]] page. This would have been a clear reference to the 1968 film ''[[wp:Bullitt|Bullitt]]'', which features a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lbs_nYW3-o legendary chase] around San Francisco that sees [[wp:Steve McQueen|Steve McQueen]] pursuing villains in his [[wp:Ford Mustang GT|Ford Mustang GT]]; in 2008, Ford released a special ''Bullitt'' edition of the fifth generation Mustang, on which the Dominator is based, in homage to the movie. The name was likely changed because there is already a car named [[Bullet]].
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*Despite the Dominator being a "new" car, it still features a carbureted engine, which is a characteristic also found on the [http://gta.wikia.com/Gauntlet Bravado Gauntlet].
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*The car will occasionally spawn in yellow with black stripes like the famous livery of the classic Ford Mustang Boss like the one seen during a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMz3g1x75pU long chase] in the 1974 movie ''[[wp:Gone in 60 Seconds (1974 film)|Gone in 60 seconds]]'', although it looks more like the colors of Bumblebee from the Michael Bay-directed ''Transformer'' films, whose car form is a [[wp:Chevrolet Camaro (fifth generation)|fifth generation Chevrolet Camaro]].
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*The Dominator is one of the few, if not the only vehicle which may spawn with chrome, this being the racing stripe that runs along the the hood of the Dominator. (See Gallery)
   
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=== Cultural references ===
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*The car bears a wing-shaped flag logo (which [[Imponte]] uses on some of their vehicles), which is very similar to that of the Corvette wing logo.
   
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* [[Hellenbach]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]] rendition.
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*[[Hellenbach]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]] rendition.
   
 
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA V]]
 
[[Category:Muscle Cars]]
 
[[Category:Muscle Cars]]
[[Category:2-Door Coupés]]
 
 
[[Category:Vehicles manufactured by Vapid]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles manufactured by Vapid]]
[[Category:North American vehicles]]
 

Latest revision as of 07:43, April 15, 2014

Dominator
VapidDominator-Front-GTAV
A Dominator in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 2-door muscle car
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto V
Manufacturer Vapid

The Vapid Dominator is two-door muscle car featured in Grand Theft Auto V.

Design Edit

The main body of the Dominator seems to be heavily inspired by the fifth generation Ford Mustang, with flared wheel arches, connected to the elevated area that spans the lower body. The front headlight pockets are taken from the fifth generation Mustang, with the circular headlights, squared grille and hood being skewed forwards and down.

Halfway up the body, the main body line makes a sharp angular turn, signaling the classical inspiration of the first generation Mustang. The car features twelve spoke wheels, wrapped in low profile tires.

The rear hatch closely resembles a fastback design, also taken from the first generation Mustang. The front grille design, rear fascia and taillights and are derived straight from the 1970 Ford Mustang fastback. The rear lights are placed on an impressed area between the rear spoiler and rear bumper. The rear bumper features circular dual exhaust with chrome tips.

Performance Edit

The Dominator features a front engine, rear wheel drive layout. The car also features a high torque V8 engine, which gives it fast acceleration but only an average top speed. Furthermore, due to its excessive torque levels, the car suffers from a common muscle car problem: the engine supplies too much torque for the transmission and wheels to handle, causing it to fishtail if the gas is applied when cornering.

Overview Edit

Acceleration

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

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

4.4 seconds

200 mph

7.4 L supercharged V8

Rear wheel drive

5-speed manual

n/a

Gallery Edit

Modifications Edit

GTA V Edit

It can be modified at Los Santos Customs:

  • Armor
  • Brakes
  • Bodywork
  • Bumpers
  • Engine
  • Exhaust
  • Grille
  • Hood
  • Horn
  • Lights
  • Plate
  • Respray
  • Roof
  • Skirts
  • Spoiler
  • Suspension
  • Transmission
  • Turbo
  • Wheels
  • Windows

Locations Edit

GTA V Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The Dominator is one of the first modern pony cars to appear in the Grand Theft Auto series. The other one is the Bravado Gauntlet.
  • The car's beta name was "Bullett", as shown by Los Santos Customs' Lifeinvader page. This would have been a clear reference to the 1968 film Bullitt, which features a legendary chase around San Francisco that sees Steve McQueen pursuing villains in his Ford Mustang GT; in 2008, Ford released a special Bullitt edition of the fifth generation Mustang, on which the Dominator is based, in homage to the movie. The name was likely changed because there is already a car named Bullet.
  • Despite the Dominator being a "new" car, it still features a carbureted engine, which is a characteristic also found on the Bravado Gauntlet.
  • The car will occasionally spawn in yellow with black stripes like the famous livery of the classic Ford Mustang Boss like the one seen during a long chase in the 1974 movie Gone in 60 seconds, although it looks more like the colors of Bumblebee from the Michael Bay-directed Transformer films, whose car form is a fifth generation Chevrolet Camaro.
  • The Dominator is one of the few, if not the only vehicle which may spawn with chrome, this being the racing stripe that runs along the the hood of the Dominator. (See Gallery)

Cultural references Edit

  • The car bears a wing-shaped flag logo (which Imponte uses on some of their vehicles), which is very similar to that of the Corvette wing logo.

See also Edit

Navigation Edit

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