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| front_image = FIB-GTAV-Front.png
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| image_size = 300
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| caption = An FIB Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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| rear_image = FIB-GTAV-Rear.png
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| vehicle_class = Emergency
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| vehicle_type = Law enforcement vehicle
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| body_style = 4-door sedan
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| capacity = 4 <small>(driver and 3 passengers)</small>
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''<br>''[[The Lost and Damned]]''<br>''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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| manufacturer = [[Bravado]]
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| related = [[Buffalo]]<br>[[Police Buffalo]]
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|aka = FIB <small>(GTA V)</small>|rear_image_add_caption = }}
   
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The [[Bravado]] '''FIB Buffalo''' is a [[Buffalo]] sports sedan modified as a federal vehicle by the [[FIB]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''. It is simply known as the '''FIB''' in GTA V.
|front_image = FIBBuffalo-GTA4-front.jpg
 
|image_size = 300
 
|caption = An FIB Buffalo in GTA IV
 
|vehicle_type = Law Enforcement Vehicle
 
|body_style = 4-door sedan|capacity = 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
 
|appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]<br>[[The Lost and Damned]]<br>[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]
 
|manufacturer = [[Bravado]]}}The '''FIB Buffalo''' is a [[Bravado]] [[Buffalo]] Sports Sedan modified as a Federal Vehicle by the [[FIB]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]].
 
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
===Design===
 
===Design===
[[File:Fib_badges.png|thumb|Shared badging on the Buffalo and FBI Buffalo.]]The FIB Buffalo is based on the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Charger_%28LX%29#Police_Package_Version 2006-2010 Dodge Charger Police Package], and as with most cars some things have been changed and rearranged. Most noticeably the tail lights, headlights and rear license plate have been changed; also the front fascia has some subtle similarities to the 2005–2009 Ford Mustang. Despite the fact there are advertisements of the Buffalo around the city, the civilian version of the car is not available in neither [[GTA IV]] or [[The Lost and Damned]]. However, [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|The Ballad Of Gay Tony]] features both a civilian [[Buffalo]] and an FIB Buffalo.
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[[File:Fib badges.png|thumb|Shared badging on the Buffalo and FIB Buffalo.]]The FIB Buffalo is based on the [[wp:Dodge Charger Police package version|2006-2010 Dodge Charger Police Package]], and as with most cars some things have been changed and rearranged. Most noticeably the tail lights, headlights and rear license plate have been changed; also the front fascia has some subtle similarities to the [[wp:Ford Mustang (fifth generation)#Mustang|2005–2009 Ford Mustang.]] Despite the fact there are advertisements of the Buffalo around the city, the civilian version of the car is not available in neither [[GTA IV]] or [[The Lost and Damned]]. However, [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] features both a civilian [[Buffalo]] and an FIB Buffalo.
   
As with most Police Vehicles in GTA IV, The FIB Buffalo's Computer System has full access to the [[LCPD Database]], allowing the player to use the car for the [[Most Wanted]] and [[Vigilante]] side-missions. As with any other public safety vehicle, the player can't listen to civilian radio stations, take the vehicle to a [[Pay 'n' Spray]] or [[Car Wash]], or complete missions which involve meeting with criminals.
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As with most Police Vehicles in GTA IV, The FIB Buffalo's [[Police Computer|Computer System]] has full access to the [[LCPD Database]], allowing the player to use the car for the [[Most Wanted]] and [[Vigilante]] side-missions. As with any other public safety vehicle, the player can't listen to civilian radio stations, take the vehicle to a [[Pay 'n' Spray]] or [[Car Wash]], or complete missions which involve meeting with criminals.
   
 
The FIB Buffalo is only seen in specific missions, or when the player attains a wanted level of at least four stars or activates a Cheat Code.
 
The FIB Buffalo is only seen in specific missions, or when the player attains a wanted level of at least four stars or activates a Cheat Code.
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In Grand Theft Auto V, the FIB Buffalo looks the same as in GTA IV, however, more interior lights have been added to the front and rear of the car. 
   
 
===Performance===
 
===Performance===
The FIB Buffalo's smooth yet potent performance gives it a big-engined, supercharged feel. It has a very torqueful V8 engine that also provides enough power to out-accelerate most cars in the game. The top speed is relatively high, too, however the 5-speed gearbox may at times feel like it limits this somewhat. The Buffalo provides superb protection from firearm attacks or crash damage. Thanks to RWD, the Buffalo may oversteer in some cases; in others, particularly in high-speed corners, the car neither understeers nor oversteers, and gives a balanced feel that differs from most American muscle cars. This car also rides exceptionally smoothly; when on bumpy/hilly roads, the soft-feeling suspension keeps the car level and at times bounces ever so slightly.
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The FIB Buffalo's smooth yet potent performance gives it a big-engined, supercharged feel. It has a very torqueful 5.7 liter V8 engine (which resembles Charger's 5.7L Hemi V8) that also provides enough power to out-accelerate most cars in the game. The top speed is relatively high, too, however the 5-speed gearbox may at times feel like it limits this somewhat. The Buffalo provides superb protection from firearm attacks or crash damage. Thanks to RWD, the Buffalo may oversteer in some cases; in others, particularly in high-speed corners, the car neither understeers nor oversteers, and gives a balanced feel that differs from most American muscle cars. This car also rides exceptionally smoothly; when on bumpy/hilly roads, the soft-feeling suspension keeps the car level and at times bounces ever so slightly. Nonetheleess, it is the fastest vehicle in the law enforcement vehicle class. It is up to 185 mph (300 km/h).
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===Overview===
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{{Template:Vehicle Stats
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|Acceleration = 5.5 seconds
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|Top speed = 189 mph (320 km/h
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|Engine = 5.7 liter V8
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|Gears = 5-Speed Manual
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|Drivetrain = Rear Wheel Drive
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|Mass= 3417}}
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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FIBBuffalo-GTA4-front.jpg|An FIB Buffalo in [[GTA IV]].<br>(<small>[[:Image:FIBBuffalo-GTA4-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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FIB Buffalo Nice.png|Niko in an FIB Buffalo.
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FIBBuffalo-GTA4-emergencylights.jpg|Standard red and blue emergency lights at the front and rear of an FIB Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]].
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FIB Buffalo.jpg|Engine close-up in GTA V.
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WhiteFIBBuffalo-trongducvtc.png|A White FIB Buffalo as seen in the [[Meltdown (film)|Meltdown]] film.
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</gallery>
   
==Prominent appearances in missions==
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==Prominent Appearances in Missions==
 
;Grand Theft Auto IV
 
;Grand Theft Auto IV
 
*[[To Live and Die in Alderney]]
 
*[[To Live and Die in Alderney]]
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*[[Going Deep]]
 
*[[Going Deep]]
   
==Trivia==
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;Grand Theft Auto V
[[Image:FIBBuffalo-GTA4-emergencylights.jpg|thumb|450px|Standard red and blue emergency lights at the front and rear of an FIB Buffalo.]]
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*[[Lamar Down]]
   
* The FIB Buffalo has two sets of blue and red emergency lights (one set in the front grille, the other in the rear windshield), whilst LCPD cars use white and red. Red and blue are illegal for use as emergency car colors in Liberty State (New York State, this explains why LCPD/NYPD cars have red and white lights); it can be deduced that because the FIB Buffalo is a Federal Car, it is exempt from the state's laws.
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;Grand Theft Auto Online
* In [[The Lost and Damned|TLAD]], it is driven by all of the corrupt Police Officers in the mission [[Bad Cop Drop]], which is strange as two of the named ones are a [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|LCPD]] Task Force set out to watch the [[Angels of Death]], but when ambushed, they are accompanied by the [[Federal Bureau of Investigation#Grand Theft Auto IV|FIB]].
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*[[Hack and Dash]]
* Equally unusual is the note that all other undercover Police Units seen in [[GTA IV]] and the expansions also use the FIB Buffalo, which, it being a Federal Vehicle and also a rather highly priced vehicle, would be extremely unlikely. However, this is compensated by the use of only one or two at a time, or until they are destroyed by the player.
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* This is the transportation of choice for FIB Agents. The LCPD nor the [[NOOSE]] will use this vehicle. When the player is being hunted down by the Police, FIB Agents will come armed with M4s, MP10s, Pump Action ShotGuns and Pistols. If the player can get ahold of an FIB Buffalo, they can use it to get past toll booths without paying, sound the sirens to legally run lights and to make drivers pull over and also to access the Police Computer to capture criminals, like in other Police Vehicles. In [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBoGT]], they use Assault [[SMG]]s. They are the only NPCs with the ability to fire the Assault SMG through a vehicle's window.
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== Ways to Obtain the Buffalo (GTA IV) ==
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FIB Buffalo is particularly difficult to obtain, as it has no fixed spawn location, the same way as [[NOOSE Patriot]], [[NOOSE Cruiser]] and [[Enforcer]]. Getting FIB Buffalo requires set of specific conditions to be met, making it a notable challenge. There are following methods for becoming the owner of FIB Buffalo:
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*'''Free hunt.''' The most straightforward but challenging method, however, available at any stage of the game progress. Obtain a 4 star wanted level via attacking the police in a rapid fashion, wait for an FIB Buffalo team to arrive, shoot down the agents inside and hijack the car. Using body armor and an automatic weapon will make this process much easier. 
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*'''Internet jailbait method.''' Go to the [[www.littlelacysurprisepageant.com]] page on the Algonquin safehouse computer and then wait until the LCPD sends an FIB Team. If they send a [[NOOSE]] Team, reload the game and try again. When they send an FIB Team, just exit the house, kill the FIB Agents in it, and park it.
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*'''Via a Cheat Code'''. Dial ([[227-555-0100|227)-555-0100 on]] the player's [[phone]]. This works in both GTA IV and its DLCs. There is no [[Achievements in GTA IV|achievement]] penalty, but will increase the level of FIB agents appearing at higher-wanted levels.
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*Note that just gaining a 4 star wanted level alone for trespassing a restricted location, such as the [[Francis International Airport, Dukes|Francis International Airport]]'s runway or [[Civilization Committee|Civilization Committee Headquarters]], will not improve the chances for an FIB Buffalo to appear in pursuit. The probability for it to appear in pursuit seems to increase if the player is making a rapid getaway from police cars, shooting the drivers, going over bridges and changing vehicles often.
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==Locations==
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===GTA IV===
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*It does not have a fixed spawn location, but can be obtained once the player has 4, 5 or 6 star wanted level.
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===GTA V===
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* Can be found parked next to the satellites in [[Grand Senora Desert]] with FIB agents and scientists between 10:00 and 11:00 in the morning. Often two spawn.
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===GTA Online===
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* Can be found at the same location
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== Trivia ==
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===GTA IV and Episodes===
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* The FIB Buffalo has two sets of blue and red emergency lights (one set in the front grille, the other in the rear windshield), whilst LCPD cars use white and red. Red and blue are illegal for use as emergency car colors in Liberty City (New York City, due to it being against New York City code. This explains why ALL LCPD/NYPD Emergency vehicles have red and white lights); it can be deduced that because the FIB Buffalo is a Federal Car, it is exempt from the city's laws.
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* In [[The Lost and Damned|TLAD]], it is driven by all of the corrupt Police Officers in the mission [[Bad Cop Drop]], which is strange as two of the named ones are a [[Liberty City Police Department (HD Universe)|LCPD]] Task Force set out to watch the [[Angels of Death]], but when ambushed, they are accompanied by the [[Federal Investigation Bureau|FIB]].
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* Unusually, all undercover Police Units seen in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]] and the expansions use the FIB Buffalo, which being a Federal Vehicle and also rather highly priced, would be extremely unlikely. However, this is compensated by the use of only one or two at a time, or until they are destroyed by the player.
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* This is the transportation of choice for FIB Agents. The LCPD nor the [[NOOSE]] will use this vehicle. When the player is being hunted down by the Police, FIB Agents will come armed with M4s, MP10s, Pump Action Shotguns and Pistols. If the player can get ahold of an FIB Buffalo, they can use it to get past toll booths without paying, sound the sirens to legally run lights and to make drivers pull over and also to access the Police Computer to capture criminals, like in other Police Vehicles. In [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBoGT]], they use [[Assault SMG]]s. They are the only NPCs with the ability to fire the Assault SMG through a vehicle's window. In GTA V, it has been replaced by the [[FIB Granger]] as the FIB main vehicle.
 
* The FIB Buffalo can be disabled by impacting one of its rear wheel wells with a large vehicle like the [[Trashmaster|TrashMaster]], the [[Securicar]], the [[Enforcer]], the [[Bus]], and the [[APC]]. The player can then easily kill the FIB Agents inside the vehicle as it can not move.
 
* The FIB Buffalo can be disabled by impacting one of its rear wheel wells with a large vehicle like the [[Trashmaster|TrashMaster]], the [[Securicar]], the [[Enforcer]], the [[Bus]], and the [[APC]]. The player can then easily kill the FIB Agents inside the vehicle as it can not move.
* If you drive an FIB Buffalo while on a Police Chase, the Police Scanner will not recognize the FIB Buffalo and the Bravado Brand, instead, you will hear the Police Scanner go off, but with no voice.
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* If you drive an FIB Buffalo while on a Police chase, the Police scanner will not recognize the FIB Buffalo and the Bravado Brand, instead, you will hear the Police scanner go off, but with no voice.
* On the TV Show [http://ncis.wikia.com/wiki/NCIS_Database NCIS], the car the agents drive looks very similar to the FIB Buffalo.
 
 
* If a police officer is arresting someone and waiting for a police car, using the FIB Buffalo cheat will make the officer enter that vehicle with his criminal as long as the vehicle is near him
 
* If a police officer is arresting someone and waiting for a police car, using the FIB Buffalo cheat will make the officer enter that vehicle with his criminal as long as the vehicle is near him
 
* Most of the time when a FIB vehicle appears in a vehicle pursuit, they will have their lights off attempting to look like a normal civilian car trying to surprise the player.
 
* Most of the time when a FIB vehicle appears in a vehicle pursuit, they will have their lights off attempting to look like a normal civilian car trying to surprise the player.
* If you are in a FIB Buffalo and you activate the Wanted Stars Cheat Code, FIB Teams will be dispatched.
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* If you are in a FIB Buffalo and you activate the Wanted Stars Cheat Code, FIB Teams will be always dispatched at 4 stars.
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* In GTA IV, the FIB Buffalo is the only law enforcement vehicle that [[Niko Bellic]] can use when carrying out [[Girlfriends in GTA IV|girlfriends]] on dates (law enforcement vehicles cannot be used during dates). Some girlfriends will even comment on the vehicle as a "nice car."
== Obtaining it ==
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=== GTA V===
FIB Buffalo is particularly difficult to obtain, as it has no fixed spawn location, the same way as N.O.O.S.E. Patriot. Getting FIB Buffalo requires set of specific conditions to be met, making it a notable challenge. There are following methods for becoming the owner of FIB Buffalo:
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* In a chase scene during ''[[Meltdown (film)|Meltdown]]'', a white FIB Buffalo can be seen a brief moment.
* '''Free hunt.''' The most straightforward but challenging method, however, available at any stage of the game progress. General idea is to achieve a 4 start wanted level via attacking the police in a rapid fashion, wait for FIB Buffalo team to arrive, shoot down agents inside and hijack the car. In details: wear body armor and pack up SMG with plenty of ammo, as you will need to shoot a lot from your vehicle. Get a fast car and go somewhere close to a bridge ramp, but not directly. Start shooting police, when more cars arrive, shot the crew through the windows and get moving towards the brigde. Once you get 4 stars, drive fast to the other end of the bridge. If you see a roadblock with normal police sedans, it's a good sign. Breach through the roadblock and slow down gradually, checking if a Buffalo or two following you. If you see the Enforcers trucks with SWAT, it is likely you will not see the FIB Buffalo in this pursuit, so start over. Once you got the FIB Buffalo following you, slow down in a place where you not likely to be circled by multiple police cars, get closer for a clear range to FIB Buffalo and shoot all or most of the agents from your vehicle, quickly exit your car and get inside the Buffalo. Lose the wanted level and drive home (can also be done in the opposite order). 
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* A [[Grand Theft Auto V/Artworks|GTA V artwork]] suggests there may have been a FIB Buffalo S in the beta.
* '''Internet jailbait method.''' Go to the [http://www.LittleLacySurprisePageAnt.com www.LittleLacySurprisePageant.com] page on the Algonquin safehouse computer and then wait until the LCPD sends an FIB Team. If they send a [[NOOSE]] Team, reload the game and try again. When they send an FIB Team, just exit the house, kill the FIB Agents in it, and park it.
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* In [[GTA Online]] [[Capture |Capture Creator]], the player can color both [[FIB]] vehicles to what they desire.
* '''Via a Cheat Code'''. Dial ([[227-555-0100|227)-555-0100 on]] the player's [[phone]]. This works in both GTA IV and its DLCs.
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*The siren was altered for the [[PlayStation 4|PS4]]/[[Xbox One|XB1]] version, where it now sounds like a 90's police siren. The same siren is also used on the [[FIB Granger]].
* <span style="font-size:13px;">Note that just gaining a 4 star wanted level alone for trespassing a restricted location, such as the Francis International Airport's runway or Civilization Commitee Headquarters, will NOT improve chances of FIB Buffalo to appear in pursuit. The probability of FIB to appear in pursuit seems to increase if the player is making rapid getaway from police cars shooting the drivers, going over bridges and changing vehicles often.</span>
 
[[File:FIB_Buffalo_Nice.png|thumb|Niko in a FIB Buffalo]]
 
   
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==Video==
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[[File:Where to Find the FIB Unmarked Police cars- GTA 5!!!|thumb|right|335 px]]
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
* [[Special Agent Car]], [[GTA 2]] equivalent.
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*[[Special Agent Car]], [[GTA 2]] equivalent.
* [[FBI Car]], [[GTA III]] and [[GTA Advance]] equivalents.
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*[[FBI Car]], [[GTA III]] and [[GTA Advance]] equivalents.
* [[FBI Washington]], [[GTA Vice City]] and [[GTA Vice City Stories]] equivalents.
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*[[FBI Washington]], [[GTA Vice City]] and [[GTA Vice City Stories]] equivalents.
* [[FBI Cruiser]], [[GTA Liberty City Stories]] equivalent.
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*[[FBI Cruiser]], [[GTA Liberty City Stories]] equivalent.
* [[Buffalo]] and [[Police Buffalo]]
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*[[Buffalo]] and [[Police Buffalo]].
 
   
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Latest revision as of 19:25, November 25, 2014

FIB Buffalo
FIB-GTAV-Front
An FIB Buffalo in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view)
Also known as FIB (GTA V)
Vehicle class
(GTA V)
Emergency
Vehicle type Law enforcement vehicle
Body style 4-door sedan
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Bravado
Related vehicle(s) Buffalo
Police Buffalo


The Bravado FIB Buffalo is a Buffalo sports sedan modified as a federal vehicle by the FIB in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V. It is simply known as the FIB in GTA V.

Description Edit

DesignEdit

Fib badges

Shared badging on the Buffalo and FIB Buffalo.

The FIB Buffalo is based on the 2006-2010 Dodge Charger Police Package, and as with most cars some things have been changed and rearranged. Most noticeably the tail lights, headlights and rear license plate have been changed; also the front fascia has some subtle similarities to the 2005–2009 Ford Mustang. Despite the fact there are advertisements of the Buffalo around the city, the civilian version of the car is not available in neither GTA IV or The Lost and Damned. However, The Ballad of Gay Tony features both a civilian Buffalo and an FIB Buffalo.

As with most Police Vehicles in GTA IV, The FIB Buffalo's Computer System has full access to the LCPD Database, allowing the player to use the car for the Most Wanted and Vigilante side-missions. As with any other public safety vehicle, the player can't listen to civilian radio stations, take the vehicle to a Pay 'n' Spray or Car Wash, or complete missions which involve meeting with criminals.

The FIB Buffalo is only seen in specific missions, or when the player attains a wanted level of at least four stars or activates a Cheat Code.

In Grand Theft Auto V, the FIB Buffalo looks the same as in GTA IV, however, more interior lights have been added to the front and rear of the car. 

PerformanceEdit

The FIB Buffalo's smooth yet potent performance gives it a big-engined, supercharged feel. It has a very torqueful 5.7 liter V8 engine (which resembles Charger's 5.7L Hemi V8) that also provides enough power to out-accelerate most cars in the game. The top speed is relatively high, too, however the 5-speed gearbox may at times feel like it limits this somewhat. The Buffalo provides superb protection from firearm attacks or crash damage. Thanks to RWD, the Buffalo may oversteer in some cases; in others, particularly in high-speed corners, the car neither understeers nor oversteers, and gives a balanced feel that differs from most American muscle cars. This car also rides exceptionally smoothly; when on bumpy/hilly roads, the soft-feeling suspension keeps the car level and at times bounces ever so slightly. Nonetheleess, it is the fastest vehicle in the law enforcement vehicle class. It is up to 185 mph (300 km/h).

OverviewEdit

Acceleration

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

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

{{{0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time}}}

189 mph (320 km/h

5.7 liter V8

Rear Wheel Drive

5-Speed Manual

3417

GalleryEdit

Prominent Appearances in MissionsEdit

Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost And Damned
The Ballad Of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online

Ways to Obtain the Buffalo (GTA IV) Edit

FIB Buffalo is particularly difficult to obtain, as it has no fixed spawn location, the same way as NOOSE Patriot, NOOSE Cruiser and Enforcer. Getting FIB Buffalo requires set of specific conditions to be met, making it a notable challenge. There are following methods for becoming the owner of FIB Buffalo:

  • Free hunt. The most straightforward but challenging method, however, available at any stage of the game progress. Obtain a 4 star wanted level via attacking the police in a rapid fashion, wait for an FIB Buffalo team to arrive, shoot down the agents inside and hijack the car. Using body armor and an automatic weapon will make this process much easier. 
  • Internet jailbait method. Go to the www.littlelacysurprisepageant.com page on the Algonquin safehouse computer and then wait until the LCPD sends an FIB Team. If they send a NOOSE Team, reload the game and try again. When they send an FIB Team, just exit the house, kill the FIB Agents in it, and park it.
  • Via a Cheat Code. Dial (227)-555-0100 on the player's phone. This works in both GTA IV and its DLCs. There is no achievement penalty, but will increase the level of FIB agents appearing at higher-wanted levels.
  • Note that just gaining a 4 star wanted level alone for trespassing a restricted location, such as the Francis International Airport's runway or Civilization Committee Headquarters, will not improve the chances for an FIB Buffalo to appear in pursuit. The probability for it to appear in pursuit seems to increase if the player is making a rapid getaway from police cars, shooting the drivers, going over bridges and changing vehicles often.

LocationsEdit

GTA IVEdit

  • It does not have a fixed spawn location, but can be obtained once the player has 4, 5 or 6 star wanted level.

GTA VEdit

  • Can be found parked next to the satellites in Grand Senora Desert with FIB agents and scientists between 10:00 and 11:00 in the morning. Often two spawn.

GTA OnlineEdit

  • Can be found at the same location

Trivia Edit

GTA IV and EpisodesEdit

  • The FIB Buffalo has two sets of blue and red emergency lights (one set in the front grille, the other in the rear windshield), whilst LCPD cars use white and red. Red and blue are illegal for use as emergency car colors in Liberty City (New York City, due to it being against New York City code. This explains why ALL LCPD/NYPD Emergency vehicles have red and white lights); it can be deduced that because the FIB Buffalo is a Federal Car, it is exempt from the city's laws.
  • In TLAD, it is driven by all of the corrupt Police Officers in the mission Bad Cop Drop, which is strange as two of the named ones are a LCPD Task Force set out to watch the Angels of Death, but when ambushed, they are accompanied by the FIB.
  • Unusually, all undercover Police Units seen in GTA IV and the expansions use the FIB Buffalo, which being a Federal Vehicle and also rather highly priced, would be extremely unlikely. However, this is compensated by the use of only one or two at a time, or until they are destroyed by the player.
  • This is the transportation of choice for FIB Agents. The LCPD nor the NOOSE will use this vehicle. When the player is being hunted down by the Police, FIB Agents will come armed with M4s, MP10s, Pump Action Shotguns and Pistols. If the player can get ahold of an FIB Buffalo, they can use it to get past toll booths without paying, sound the sirens to legally run lights and to make drivers pull over and also to access the Police Computer to capture criminals, like in other Police Vehicles. In TBoGT, they use Assault SMGs. They are the only NPCs with the ability to fire the Assault SMG through a vehicle's window. In GTA V, it has been replaced by the FIB Granger as the FIB main vehicle.
  • The FIB Buffalo can be disabled by impacting one of its rear wheel wells with a large vehicle like the TrashMaster, the Securicar, the Enforcer, the Bus, and the APC. The player can then easily kill the FIB Agents inside the vehicle as it can not move.
  • If you drive an FIB Buffalo while on a Police chase, the Police scanner will not recognize the FIB Buffalo and the Bravado Brand, instead, you will hear the Police scanner go off, but with no voice.
  • If a police officer is arresting someone and waiting for a police car, using the FIB Buffalo cheat will make the officer enter that vehicle with his criminal as long as the vehicle is near him
  • Most of the time when a FIB vehicle appears in a vehicle pursuit, they will have their lights off attempting to look like a normal civilian car trying to surprise the player.
  • If you are in a FIB Buffalo and you activate the Wanted Stars Cheat Code, FIB Teams will be always dispatched at 4 stars.
  • In GTA IV, the FIB Buffalo is the only law enforcement vehicle that Niko Bellic can use when carrying out girlfriends on dates (law enforcement vehicles cannot be used during dates). Some girlfriends will even comment on the vehicle as a "nice car."

GTA VEdit

  • In a chase scene during Meltdown, a white FIB Buffalo can be seen a brief moment.
  • A GTA V artwork suggests there may have been a FIB Buffalo S in the beta.
  • In GTA Online Capture Creator, the player can color both FIB vehicles to what they desire.
  • The siren was altered for the PS4/XB1 version, where it now sounds like a 90's police siren. The same siren is also used on the FIB Granger.

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Where to Find the FIB Unmarked Police cars- GTA 5!!!01:29

Where to Find the FIB Unmarked Police cars- GTA 5!!!

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