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|name = eCola
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|bawsaq = {{BAWSAQ/Slider}} '''ECL'''
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|taglines = "''Deliciously Infectious!''"
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|games = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<br>[[The Lost and Damned]]<br>[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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|type = Soft Drink Brand}}
   
'''eCola''' is a brand of sugary carbonated beverage featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]], [[Grand Theft Auto IV]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]], its color implying it is a caricature of [[wp:Coca-Cola|Coca-Cola]] and the logo is similar to [[wp:Pepsi|Pepsi Cola]].
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{{Quote|The world leader in the manufacture and marketing of sugary caffeinated beverages that turn 8-year-olds into manic fatsos.| Description at [[Liberty City National Exchange|LCN.com]].}}
   
== Description ==
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'''eCola''' is a soft drink brand featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''. Its color implying it is a caricature of [[wp:Coca-Cola|Coca-Cola]] and the logo is similar to [[wp:Pepsi|Pepsi Cola]]. The player can buy stocks from them in the [[Lcn-exchange.com]] website in [[GTA V]].
The eCola name first appears in GTA Vice City Stories in the form of red non-interactive [[Vending Machines|vending machines]] scattered throughout [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]. In GTA IV, however, eCola vending machines, like those of [[Sprunk]], may be used by the player to replenish their health - however, they only dispense [[Orang-O-Tang]]. The player can also purchase an eCola background for their upgraded [[phone]] via [[Vipluxuryringtones.com]]. Because it competes with Sprunk in the soft drink market, eCola and Sprunk machines can often be found together. In GTA, [[Yankee]] trucks may appear with an all-red eCola livery, complete with eCola logos on the sides.
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==Description==
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The eCola name first appears in GTA Vice City Stories in the form of red non-interactive [[Vending Machines]] scattered throughout [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]]. In GTA IV, however, eCola vending machines, like those of [[Sprunk]], may be used by the player to replenish their [[health]] - however, they only dispense [[Orang-O-Tang]]. The player can also purchase an eCola background for their upgraded [[phone]] via [[Vipluxuryringtones.com]]. Because it competes with Sprunk in the soft drink market, ECola and Sprunk machines can often be found together. There is some eCola stores in [[East Holland]], [[Algonquin]] and [[Industrial, Bohan]]. In GTA, [[Yankee]] trucks may appear with an all-red ECola livery, complete with ECola logos on the sides.
   
 
In Grand Theft Auto V, the player can purchase and drink eCola cans that can be bought from convenience stores and vending machines.
 
In Grand Theft Auto V, the player can purchase and drink eCola cans that can be bought from convenience stores and vending machines.
   
The eCola name is a play on the [[wp:Escherichia coli|''ecoli'' bacteria]] and possibly the [[wp:Ebola|Ebola virus]]; the company's slogan even states the drink is "''Deliciously infectious!''". The name also sounds like "[[wp:Ricola|Ricola]]", a brand of cough drops.
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The eCola name is a play on the [[wp:Escherichia coli|''E. coli'' bacteria]] and the [[wp:Ebola Virus Disease|Ebola virus]]; the company's slogan even states the drink is "''Deliciously infectious!''", which could imply that the drink is contaminated. The name also sounds like "[[wp:Ricola|Ricola]]", a brand of cough drops.
   
 
== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
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===Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories===
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="120">
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<gallery bordercolor="Red">
ECola-GTAVCS-vendingmachine.jpg|The [[Victor Vance|player]] standing next to an eCola vending machine in GTA Vice City Stories.
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ECola-GTAVCS-vendingmachine.jpg|[[Victor Vance]] standing next to an eCola [[Vending Machines|vending machine]] in [[GTA Vice City Stories]].
Vending machine (GTA4) (eCola).jpg|Two eCola [[Vending Machines|vending machines]] in GTA IV.
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===Grand Theft Auto IV===
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<gallery bordercolor="Red">
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Vending machine (GTA4) (eCola).jpg|Two eCola vending machines in GTA IV.
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Vending machine (GTA4) (eCola and snacks).jpg|An eCola Vending Machine next to two Candybox machines.
 
E-Cola.png|An eCola billboard advertising in GTA IV.
 
E-Cola.png|An eCola billboard advertising in GTA IV.
ECola-GTA4-bottles.JPG|Bottles of eCola as seen in an [[TW@|internet cafe]].
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ECola-GTA4-bottles.JPG|Bottles of eCola as seen in an [[internet cafe]].
EFLC 2011-12-29 14-33-01-24.jpg|An eCola advertisement in Star Junction.
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TheCelticaHotel-GTAIV.jpg|An eCola advertisement in [[Star Junction]], [[Algonquin]].
eCola-GTA4-PortTudor-exterior.jpg|An eCola office in Port Tudor, Alderney, GTA IV.
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ECola-GTA4-PortTudor-exterior.jpg|An eCola office in [[Port Tudor]], [[Alderney]] in GTA IV.
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E-Cola Yankee.png|An eCola [[Yankee]] in GTA IV.
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===Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars===
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<gallery bordercolor="Red">
 
Yankee-GTACW.png|An eCola Yankee in GTA Chinatown Wars.
 
Yankee-GTACW.png|An eCola Yankee in GTA Chinatown Wars.
ECola-GTAV-Trailer-Billboard.jpg|An eCola billboard in [[GTA V]].
 
eCola in Los Santos..png
 
 
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== Trivia ==
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===Grand Theft Auto V===
*In GTA IV, when you buy an eCola from a vending machine, a [[Sprunk]] comes out, instead of an eCola.
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*ECola is a reference to [[wp: E.coli|E.coli]], a bacteria that can make people ill, this may imply that ECola is foul-tasting or can make people ill, which is connected to its slogan "Deliciously infectious", however in game it will still heal life points.
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ECola-GTAV-Trailer-Billboard.jpg|An eCola poster in GTA V.
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ECola in Los Santos..png|An eCola board in GTA V.
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EColaMule-GTAV.png|An eCola [[Mule]] in GTA V.
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Ecola.jpg|eCola Billboard in GTA V.
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ECola Vending Machine.jpg|Vending machine at an [[Ammu-Nation]] in GTA V.
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Ecolas Bottles and Cans at 247.jpg|eCola Bottles at a [[24/7]].
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==Trivia==
 
*The eCola glass bottles on the vending machines are much like older [[wp:Dr. Pepper|Dr. Pepper]] glass bottles.
 
*The eCola glass bottles on the vending machines are much like older [[wp:Dr. Pepper|Dr. Pepper]] glass bottles.
*The eCola logo has some similitudes with the Orangina logo.
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*eCola is mentioned, according to a website in GTA V, to have been founded in the late 19th century, and to have used cocaine as an ingredient before substituting with sugar. This is a nod to the original history of Coca-Cola, which was created in the late 19th century (1866, more specifically), and used to have cocaine, as it was originally intended as a medicinal product).
*An eCola [[Vending Machine]] can be seen in the [[Grand Theft Auto V/Trailer|Grand Theft Auto V Trailer]] where [[Michael (GTA V)|Michael]] is driving near a [[24-7]] which suggests that replenishing health by [[Vending Machines]] is going to return into the game.
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*The eCola logo has some similarities with the [[wp:Orangina|Orangina]] logo.
*In GTA IV, Sprunk and eCola were competing against each other in the market but in real life Sprite and Coca Cola are both owned by the same company.
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*In GTA IV, Sprunk and eCola were competing against each other in the market but in real life, Sprite and Coca-Cola are both owned by the same company.
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* The name eCola relates to the highly infectious disease Ebola. As well as that, the slogan is 'deliciously infectious' as Ebola is.
   
== See also ==
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==See Also==
 
* [[Sprunk]]
 
* [[Sprunk]]
 
* [[Funcola]]
 
* [[Funcola]]
   
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Latest revision as of 01:01, December 17, 2014

BUSINESS
eCola
E-Cola-logo
Name: eCola
BAWSAQ: Increase-BAWSAQSteady-BAWSAQDecrease-BAWSAQ ECL
Tagline(s): "Deliciously Infectious!"
Type: Soft Drink Brand
Appearance(s): GTA Vice City Stories
Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
GTA Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
"The world leader in the manufacture and marketing of sugary caffeinated beverages that turn 8-year-olds into manic fatsos."
― Description at LCN.com.

eCola is a soft drink brand featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars and Grand Theft Auto V. Its color implying it is a caricature of Coca-Cola and the logo is similar to Pepsi Cola. The player can buy stocks from them in the Lcn-exchange.com website in GTA V.

DescriptionEdit

The eCola name first appears in GTA Vice City Stories in the form of red non-interactive Vending Machines scattered throughout Vice City. In GTA IV, however, eCola vending machines, like those of Sprunk, may be used by the player to replenish their health - however, they only dispense Orang-O-Tang. The player can also purchase an eCola background for their upgraded phone via Vipluxuryringtones.com. Because it competes with Sprunk in the soft drink market, ECola and Sprunk machines can often be found together. There is some eCola stores in East Holland, Algonquin and Industrial, Bohan. In GTA, Yankee trucks may appear with an all-red ECola livery, complete with ECola logos on the sides.

In Grand Theft Auto V, the player can purchase and drink eCola cans that can be bought from convenience stores and vending machines.

The eCola name is a play on the E. coli bacteria and the Ebola virus; the company's slogan even states the drink is "Deliciously infectious!", which could imply that the drink is contaminated. The name also sounds like "Ricola", a brand of cough drops.

Gallery Edit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City StoriesEdit

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown WarsEdit

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The eCola glass bottles on the vending machines are much like older Dr. Pepper glass bottles.
  • eCola is mentioned, according to a website in GTA V, to have been founded in the late 19th century, and to have used cocaine as an ingredient before substituting with sugar. This is a nod to the original history of Coca-Cola, which was created in the late 19th century (1866, more specifically), and used to have cocaine, as it was originally intended as a medicinal product).
  • The eCola logo has some similarities with the Orangina logo.
  • In GTA IV, Sprunk and eCola were competing against each other in the market but in real life, Sprite and Coca-Cola are both owned by the same company.
  • The name eCola relates to the highly infectious disease Ebola. As well as that, the slogan is 'deliciously infectious' as Ebola is.

See AlsoEdit

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