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|rear_image = ElegyRH8-GTAV-rear.jpeg
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| caption = An Elegy RH8 in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
|caption = An Elegy RH8 in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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| rear_image = ElegyRH8-GTAV-Rear.png
|vehicle_type = Civilian car
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| vehicle_type = Civilian car
|body_style = [[:Category:Sports Cars|2-door sports car]]
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| body_style = [[:Category:Sports Cars|2-door sports car]]
|capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger)</small>
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| capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger)</small>
|appearances = [[GTA V]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
|related = [[Elegy]]
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| related = [[Elegy]]
|manufacturer = [[Annis]]}}
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| manufacturer = [[Annis]]
The [[Annis]] '''Elegy RH8''' is a sports car in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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{{quote|Born in the fires of Mt. Fuji and tested on some German toll road, you can finally legally own this legendary supercar without the fear of having your door kicked in by the FIB because they'd rather crush import cars than catch terrorists.|[[Legendarymotorsport.net]] description.}}
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The [[Annis]] '''Elegy RH8''' is a
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Japanese sports car in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
   
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
The car's greenhouse, front quarter, rear bumper area, natural rear wing and wheels are inspired by the [[wp:Nissan GT-R|Nissan GT-R (R35) SpecV]]. The front headlamps are reminiscent of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infiniti_G#2008_G37_Coupe Infiniti G37]'s, which is also related to the Nissan Skyline/Nissan GT-R. The front bumper, rear quarter area and most of the car's rear face are clearly inspired by the [http://www.mygranturismo.net/car_sheet.php?id=945 Toyota FT-86 G-Sports Concept].
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The car's greenhouse, front quarter, rear bumper area, natural rear wing and wheels are inspired by the [[wp:Nissan GT-R|Nissan GT-R (R35) SpecV]]. The front headlamps are reminiscent of the [[wp:Infiniti G37 Coupe|Infiniti G37 Coupe]]s, which is also related to the [[wp:Nissan Skyline GTR|Nissan Skyline]]/Nissan GT-R. The front bumper, rear quarter area and most of the car's rear face are clearly inspired by the [[wp:Toyota 86|Toyota GT86/Scion FR-S]].
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The Elegy RH8 is considered a tuning car, as it visual can be highly tuned (body kit, spoiler, hood), as well as the performance
   
 
==Performance==
 
==Performance==
The Elegy RH8 features a twin-turbo V6 engine. The car accelerates relatively well from a standstill and reaches a good top speed. The car appears to have good weight distribution and also has good balance when cornering, including high speed cornering. Cornering feels responsive most of the time, with good stability afforded to the driver, even at high speeds.
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The Elegy RH8 features a twin-turbo V6 engine. The car accelerates relatively well from a standstill and reaches a good top speed. The car appears to have good weight distribution and also has good balance when cornering, including high speed cornering. Cornering feels responsive most of the time, with good stability afforded to the driver, even at high speeds. The Elegy RH8 is one of the best handling cars in GTA V, due to its great traction, even weight distribution, and all-wheel drive configuration.
   
 
===Overview===
 
===Overview===
 
{{Vehicle Stats
 
{{Vehicle Stats
|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 2.7s
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 2.7 seconds (2.0 seconds when fully modified)
|Top speed = 197 mph (317 km/h)
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|Top speed = 197 mph / 317 kph (235 mph/378 kph)
 
|Engine = V6
 
|Engine = V6
 
|Drivetrain = All wheel drive
 
|Drivetrain = All wheel drive
 
|Gears = 6-speed dual clutch
 
|Gears = 6-speed dual clutch
 
|Mass = n/a}}
 
|Mass = n/a}}
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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ElegyRH8-GTAO-screenshot.jpg|Official screenshot of the Elegy RH8.
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ELEGY RH8.jpg|Front/side view of the Elegy RH8
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</gallery>
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
 
===GTA V===
 
===GTA V===
*Respawns infinitely as a "special vehicle" at each protagonist's delivery garage, as Rockstar Social Club bonus content.
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*Respawns infinitely as a "special vehicle" at each protagonists' delivery garage, as Rockstar Social Club bonus content.
   
 
===GTA Online===
 
===GTA Online===
*The Elegy RH8 is a free car on [[Grand Theft Auto Online|GTA Online]]''.'' It can only be bought online on the site [[Legendarymotorsport.net]] for free if you're a [[Rockstar Games Social Club|Social Club]] member. It will not spawn into the world. Other free cars available online are: [[Khamelion]], [[Hotknife]], and [[CarbonRS]] ([[Grand Theft Auto V/Editions|Collector's Edition]] only).
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*The Elegy RH8 is a free car on [[Grand Theft Auto Online|GTA Online]]. It can only be bought online on the site [[Legendarymotorsport.net]] for free if you're a [[Rockstar Games Social Club|Social Club]] member. It will not spawn into the world. Other free cars available online are: [[Khamelion]], [[Hotknife]], and [[CarbonRS]] ([[Grand Theft Auto V/Editions|Collector's Edition]] only). Unlike most vehicles, however, the Elegy RH8 cannot be sold.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*The name "RH8" may be a pun on "RHD", an acronym that denotes a right-hand drive car.
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*The name "RH8" may be a pun on "RHD", an acronym that denotes a right-hand drive car. In reality, the Elegy RH8's steering wheel is on the left side, instead of the right side.
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*The name "RH8" may also be a parody on Mazda's "RX-8".
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*The name "RH8" may also be derived from the RH9 drag "club" in Japan for street legal 9 second Skylines.
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* The default radio station of the Elegy RH-8 is [[Space 103.2]].
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*Like the other exclusive vehicles, the Elegy RH8 can be obtained by people not linked with social club via a glitch. However, unlike the other vehicles(Khamelion, Hotknife and CaronRS) the Elegy RH8 can be stored in garages online when obtained through the glitch if not linked with social club.
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===Cultural references===
 
===Cultural references===
 
*The suffix "RH8" may be a play on Japanese codenames such as the "R3x" designation given to Nissan Skylines, before adopting the "V3x" designation.
 
*The suffix "RH8" may be a play on Japanese codenames such as the "R3x" designation given to Nissan Skylines, before adopting the "V3x" designation.
*It is the successor of the [[Elegy]], a car which resembled the real-life Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 in San Andreas, with the RH8 itself resembling the Nissan GT-R, the GT-R R34's successor.
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*It is the successor of the [[Elegy]], a car which resembled the real-life Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]], with the RH8 itself resembling the Nissan GT-R, the GT-R R34's successor.
*When fitting any rear bumper with a diffuser, a sticker is added that reads "Bay Shore", this is said as "[[wp:Bayshore Route|Wangan]]" in Japan, this is directly referencing the famous Japanese [[wp:Mid Night Club|Mid Night Club]] street racing team of the 1990s, the sticker also bares near identical resemblance to the clubs [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/Mid_Night.jpg official team sticker].
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*When fitting any rear bumper with a diffuser, a sticker is added that reads "Bay Shore," this is said as "[[wp:Bayshore Route|Wangan]]" in Japan, this is directly referencing the famous Japanese [[wp:Mid Night Club|Mid Night Club]] street racing team of the 1990s, the sticker also bares near identical resemblance to the clubs [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/24/Mid_Night.jpg official team sticker]. It may also be popularized from the Namco Racing Game [[wp:Wangan Midnight MAXIMUM TUNE|Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune]].
*Its description references the fact that authorities in the United States have been seizing any and all R32 and R34 Skyline GT-R models they can find, as they were considered illegal cars.  The R33 is not included because it been crash-tested during Motorex's attempts to get all Skylines legalized.
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*Its description on [[Legendarymotorsport.net]] references the fact that authorities in the United States have been seizing any and all R32 and R34 Skyline GT-R models that they can find, as they are considered illegal cars. The R33 is not included because it has been crash-tested during Motorex's attempts to get all Skylines legalized. The description also references the Nurburgring, where the GT-R is tested.
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*In [[Los Santos Customs]] there is an available type of sport wheels called "Duper 7." These wheels resemble the original Nissan GT-R´s wheels.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 04:31, April 14, 2014

Elegy RH8
ElegyRH8-GTAV-Front
An Elegy RH8 in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 2-door sports car
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto V
Manufacturer Annis
Related vehicle(s) Elegy
"Born in the fires of Mt. Fuji and tested on some German toll road, you can finally legally own this legendary supercar without the fear of having your door kicked in by the FIB because they'd rather crush import cars than catch terrorists."
Legendarymotorsport.net description.

The Annis Elegy RH8 is a Japanese sports car in Grand Theft Auto V.

DesignEdit

The car's greenhouse, front quarter, rear bumper area, natural rear wing and wheels are inspired by the Nissan GT-R (R35) SpecV. The front headlamps are reminiscent of the Infiniti G37 Coupes, which is also related to the Nissan Skyline/Nissan GT-R. The front bumper, rear quarter area and most of the car's rear face are clearly inspired by the Toyota GT86/Scion FR-S.

The Elegy RH8 is considered a tuning car, as it visual can be highly tuned (body kit, spoiler, hood), as well as the performance

PerformanceEdit

The Elegy RH8 features a twin-turbo V6 engine. The car accelerates relatively well from a standstill and reaches a good top speed. The car appears to have good weight distribution and also has good balance when cornering, including high speed cornering. Cornering feels responsive most of the time, with good stability afforded to the driver, even at high speeds. The Elegy RH8 is one of the best handling cars in GTA V, due to its great traction, even weight distribution, and all-wheel drive configuration.

OverviewEdit

Acceleration

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

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

2.7 seconds (2.0 seconds when fully modified)

197 mph / 317 kph (235 mph/378 kph)

V6

All wheel drive

6-speed dual clutch

n/a

GalleryEdit

LocationsEdit

GTA VEdit

  • Respawns infinitely as a "special vehicle" at each protagonists' delivery garage, as Rockstar Social Club bonus content.

GTA OnlineEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The name "RH8" may be a pun on "RHD", an acronym that denotes a right-hand drive car. In reality, the Elegy RH8's steering wheel is on the left side, instead of the right side.
  • The name "RH8" may also be a parody on Mazda's "RX-8".
  • The name "RH8" may also be derived from the RH9 drag "club" in Japan for street legal 9 second Skylines.
  • The default radio station of the Elegy RH-8 is Space 103.2.
  • Like the other exclusive vehicles, the Elegy RH8 can be obtained by people not linked with social club via a glitch. However, unlike the other vehicles(Khamelion, Hotknife and CaronRS) the Elegy RH8 can be stored in garages online when obtained through the glitch if not linked with social club.

Cultural referencesEdit

  • The suffix "RH8" may be a play on Japanese codenames such as the "R3x" designation given to Nissan Skylines, before adopting the "V3x" designation.
  • It is the successor of the Elegy, a car which resembled the real-life Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 in GTA San Andreas, with the RH8 itself resembling the Nissan GT-R, the GT-R R34's successor.
  • When fitting any rear bumper with a diffuser, a sticker is added that reads "Bay Shore," this is said as "Wangan" in Japan, this is directly referencing the famous Japanese Mid Night Club street racing team of the 1990s, the sticker also bares near identical resemblance to the clubs official team sticker. It may also be popularized from the Namco Racing Game Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune.
  • Its description on Legendarymotorsport.net references the fact that authorities in the United States have been seizing any and all R32 and R34 Skyline GT-R models that they can find, as they are considered illegal cars. The R33 is not included because it has been crash-tested during Motorex's attempts to get all Skylines legalized. The description also references the Nurburgring, where the GT-R is tested.
  • In Los Santos Customs there is an available type of sport wheels called "Duper 7." These wheels resemble the original Nissan GT-R´s wheels.

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