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| caption = The Freeway in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
 
| caption = The Freeway in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
| manufacturer = [[Western Motorcycle Company]]<br>[[Liberty City Cycles]]<small> (variant)</small> (GTA IV)
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| manufacturer = [[Western Motorcycle Company]]<br>[[Liberty City Cycles]]<small> (variant; GTA IV)</small>
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian motorcycle
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian motorcycle
 
| body_style = Classic Harley Davidson
 
| body_style = Classic Harley Davidson
| capacity = 2 (rider and passenger)
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| capacity = 2 <small>(rider and passenger)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]]<br>[[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]]''
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| related = [[Wolfsbane]]<br>[[Angel]]<br>[[Daemon]]<br>[[Wayfarer]]
 
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{{q|The signature bike of [[Mitch Baker]] and his [[Vice City Bikers|crew]]. Approach with extreme caution.|GTA Vice City Website}}
 
{{q|The signature bike of [[Mitch Baker]] and his [[Vice City Bikers|crew]]. Approach with extreme caution.|GTA Vice City Website}}
   
The '''Freeway''' is a motorcycle that appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto IV]].
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The [[Western Motorcycle Company]] & [[Liberty City Cycles]] '''Freeway''' is a motorcycle that appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto IV]].
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
The Freeway is the second and third fastest bike in GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas, respectively. Due to its heavy weight, it is not suitable for stunts or off-roading, but its speed makes it an enjoyable bike for ordinary street-cruising. The Freeway resembles a classic [[wp:Harley-Davidson|Harley-Davidson]] motorcycle in all its incarnations, as is the basis for the [[Angel]].
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The Freeway is the second and third fastest bike in GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas, respectively. Due to its heavy weight, it is not suitable for stunts or off-roading, but its speed makes it an enjoyable bike for ordinary street-cruising. The Freeway resembles a classic [[wp:Harley-Davidson|Harley-Davidson]] panhead motorcycle in all its incarnations, as is the basis for the [[Angel]].
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and it has 4 speeds and is not customizable like all other motorcycles
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In Vice City Stories, however, it only has a black paint job. Going to a Pay 'N' Spray will not change its color.
 
In Vice City Stories, however, it only has a black paint job. Going to a Pay 'N' Spray will not change its color.
   
In GTA IV, the Freeway resembles a [[wp:Softail#Harley-Davidson Softail|2007 Harley-Davidson Fatboy]], and sports a [[Western Motorcycle Company]] brand and conventional handlebars, distinguishing it from more radically designed choppers. The bike is also available with one or two-tone colors, different carburetor caps and gas tanks, and optional [[wp:Pannier|side panniers]] (saddlebags) at the rear. It has a long wheelbase, rather heavy weight and fatter tires than other bikes, which give it the best ride of the bikes. The price for its comfort; its handling and acceleration. It has a very wide turning circle, which can give trouble when parking, or running from the cops. And its acceleration is marginal, but not impressive. All in all this is the best cruiser of all the bikes, but should never be put in a position when high speed and tight handling are needed.
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In GTA IV, the Freeway resembles a [[wp:Softail#Harley-Davidson Softail|2007 Harley-Davidson Fatboy]], and sports a [[Western Motorcycle Company]] brand and conventional handlebars, distinguishing it from more radically designed choppers. The bike is also available with one or two-tone colors, different carburetor caps and gas tanks, and optional [[wp:Pannier|side panniers]] (saddlebags) at the rear.
   
 
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== Variant ==
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==Performance==
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===GTA IV & San Andreas===
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It has a long wheelbase, rather heavy weight and fatter tires than other bikes, which give it the best ride of the bikes. The price for its comfort; its handling and acceleration. It has a very wide turning circle, which can give trouble when parking, or running from the cops. And its acceleration is marginal, but not impressive. All in all this is the best cruiser of all the bikes, but should never be put in a position when high speed and tight handling are needed.
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==Variants==
 
[[Image:Freeway-GTA4-Stevie-front.jpg|thumb|275px|right|The requested Freeway in [[Stevie's Car Thefts]] in GTA IV.]]
 
[[Image:Freeway-GTA4-Stevie-front.jpg|thumb|275px|right|The requested Freeway in [[Stevie's Car Thefts]] in GTA IV.]]
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*In GTA IV, a Freeway is requested as part of [[Stevie's Car Thefts]], appearing with a beige coloring. As a new Freeway will re-spawn at the same spot until the [[Niko Bellic|player]] delivers one to [[S&M Auto Sales]], the player can save one at their safehouse before delivering another.
In GTA IV, a Freeway is requested as part of [[Stevie's Car Thefts]], appearing with a beige coloring. As a new Freeway will respawn at the same spot until the player delivers one to [[S&M Auto Sales]], the player can save one at their safehouse before delivering another.
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*In GTA: VCS, there is a faster version of the Freeway available in the mission [[The Bum Deal]], along with a higher horsepower [[Ventoso]] and [[Wintergreen]]. The three of them are available to take and save after the mission.
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
==='''GTA Vice City'''===
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===GTA Vice City===
 
 
*Two by a wall south of the [[North Point Mall]] in [[Vice Point]].
 
*Two by a wall south of the [[North Point Mall]] in [[Vice Point]].
 
*Usually spawns in [[Ocean Beach]].
 
*Usually spawns in [[Ocean Beach]].
==='''GTA San Andreas'''===
 
 
   
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===GTA San Andreas===
 
*Usually found in [[Fort Carson]].
 
*Usually found in [[Fort Carson]].
 
*Spawns randomly in [[The Panopticon]], [[Red County]] (Parked)
 
*Spawns randomly in [[The Panopticon]], [[Red County]] (Parked)
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*Spawns regularly in the countryside and in the desert
 
*Spawns regularly in the countryside and in the desert
 
*On the 10th floor of the parking garage for [[The Emerald Isle|The Emerald Isle ]](only when wanted for export)
 
*On the 10th floor of the parking garage for [[The Emerald Isle|The Emerald Isle ]](only when wanted for export)
==='''GTA Liberty City Stories'''===
 
 
   
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===GTA Liberty City Stories===
 
*In the parking lot east of [[Carson General Hospital]] in [[Rockford]], [[Staunton Island]]
 
*In the parking lot east of [[Carson General Hospital]] in [[Rockford]], [[Staunton Island]]
 
*In the parking lot behind the [[Staunton Island Safehouse (GTA LCS)|Staunton Island Safehouse]] in [[Newport]], Staunton Island
 
*In the parking lot behind the [[Staunton Island Safehouse (GTA LCS)|Staunton Island Safehouse]] in [[Newport]], Staunton Island
 
*Beside [[Papa's 12 Inch]] and a public phone booth in [[Belleville Park]] Staunton Island
 
*Beside [[Papa's 12 Inch]] and a public phone booth in [[Belleville Park]] Staunton Island
 
*In the parking lot at [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]] in [[Shoreside Vale]]
 
*In the parking lot at [[Francis International Airport, Shoreside Vale|Francis International Airport]] in [[Shoreside Vale]]
==='''GTA Vice City Stories'''===
 
 
   
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===GTA Vice City Stories===
 
*Outside [[The Greasy Chopper]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]
 
*Outside [[The Greasy Chopper]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]]
 
*Two can be found outside The [[White Stallionz Bar|White Stallionz]] in [[Little Haiti]], Vice City.
 
*Two can be found outside The [[White Stallionz Bar|White Stallionz]] in [[Little Haiti]], Vice City.
==='''GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty City'''===
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*Parked at the unnamed hotel in [[Ocean Beach]].
 
   
*Though it is somewhat harder to find than the other two chopper bikes, the [[Hellfury]] and [[Zombie]], the Freeway can still sometimes be found in a specific part of the [[Liberty City in GTA IV|city]]. The Freeway can usually be found near the player's [[South Bohan Safehouse|Safehouse]] in [[South Bohan]], though it can be found elsewhere in [[Bohan]] also.
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===GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty City===
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*Though it is somewhat harder to find than the other two chopper bikes, the [[Hellfury]] and [[Zombie]], the Freeway can still sometimes be found in a specific part of the city. The Freeway can usually be found near the player's [[South Bohan Safehouse|Safehouse]] in [[South Bohan]], though it can be found elsewhere in [[Bohan]] also.
 
*Can be found parked in front of [[Willis Wash and Lube|The Willis Wash and Lube]]&nbsp;car wash in [[Willis]], [[Dukes]], when [[Stevie]]&nbsp;ask's you to collect one.
 
*Can be found parked in front of [[Willis Wash and Lube|The Willis Wash and Lube]]&nbsp;car wash in [[Willis]], [[Dukes]], when [[Stevie]]&nbsp;ask's you to collect one.
 
*Very common in Multiplayer, often spawning around the airport or [[Star Junction]].
 
*Very common in Multiplayer, often spawning around the airport or [[Star Junction]].
 
*Often spawns in [[Algonquin]] near [[Middle Park]].
 
*Often spawns in [[Algonquin]] near [[Middle Park]].
*Usually spawns in Dukes.
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*Usually spawns in [[Dukes]].
 
*Frequently spawned when driving a [[Schafter]] in [[Lancaster]].
 
*Frequently spawned when driving a [[Schafter]] in [[Lancaster]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* In the GTA Vice City introduction, there is a unique Freeway with flame decals. It is possibly the beta Freeway.
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* In [[GTA Liberty City Stories]], the Freeway has a car horn, emitting the same sound as the [[Bobcat]].
* In GTA San Andreas the Freeway has two exhaust gas plumes, on either side of the rear wheel, but only one exhaust on the right of the wheel. This implies that the freeway was originally meant to have two exhausts in the game.
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* The Freeway and [[Faggio]] are the only vehicles in [[GTA Vice City Stories]] that only has a black paintjob.
* In GTA San Andreas, the Freeway can be used to enter [[Area 69]] by parking close enough to a vent in the base where there are no vehicles kept. Once stepping off you should land in the base and right on a [[Minigun|minigun]]. There is visibly no way out by either killing [[CJ]] or getting out through the vent in the next room.
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* Upon collecting all thirty vehicles for [[Stevie]], the Freeway can be sold to him for $2,000.
* The Freeway and [[Faggio]] are the only vehicles in GTA Vice City Stories it only has a black paintjob.
 
* In GTA IV, some game files (handling.dat and POLICE_SCANNER.rpf) refer to the Freeway as a "Bobber", although there already is a vehicle named "Freeway" in POLICE_SCANNER.rpf. "Bobber" may have been the Freeway's name in the GTA IV [[Beta Releases|Beta]].<ref>common\data\handling.dat>bikes>BOBBER</ref>[[File:Freeway_badges.png|thumb]]<ref>pc\audio\Sfx\POLICE_SCANNER.rpf\MODEL\MOD_BOBBER</ref><ref>pc\audio\Sfx\POLICE_SCANNER.rpf\MODEL\MOD_FREEWAY</ref> "[[wp:Bobber (motorcycle)|Bobber]]" is a term that refers to a type of modified motorbike somewhat similar to a [[wp:Chopper (motorcycle)|chopper]].
 
* Upon collecting all thirty vehicles for [[Stevie]], he agrees to purchase vehicles from [[Niko Bellic]]. The Freeway can be sold to him for $2,000.
 
 
* The Freeway plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
 
* The Freeway plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
** [[Flashback FM]] in GTA Liberty City Stories
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**'''''GTA San Andreas''''': [[K-DST]].
** [[VCFL]] in GTA Vice City Stories
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**'''''GTA Liberty City Stories''''': [[Flashback FM]].
** [[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8]] in GTA IV.
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**'''''GTA Vice City Stories''''': [[VCFL]].
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**'''''GTA IV''''': [[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8]].
 
* In both of GTA IV's DLCs, the option of saddlebags on the Freeway was removed, for unknown reasons.
 
* In both of GTA IV's DLCs, the option of saddlebags on the Freeway was removed, for unknown reasons.
* In GTA Liberty City Stories the Freeway has a licence plate of the state of Florida like in GTA Vice City.
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* The pre-release image of the Freeway in GTA Liberty City Stories has a [[License Plate|license plate]] of the state of [[Florida]] like in GTA Vice City.
* In GTA San Andreas if one were to look at the back of the license plate on the Freeway the vehicle template is visible.
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* In GTA San Andreas if one were to look at the back of the license plate on the Freeway the generic vehicle textures are visible.
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* The [[Zombie]] bike from [[GTA IV]] appears to look like the Freeway from the [[3D Universe]]
   
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 14:18, August 21, 2014

Freeway
Freeway-GTA4-front
The Freeway in GTA IV.
Vehicle type Civilian motorcycle
Body style Classic Harley Davidson
Capacity 2 (rider and passenger)
Appearance(s) GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
GTA Liberty City Stories
GTA Vice City Stories
Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Manufacturer Western Motorcycle Company
Liberty City Cycles (variant; GTA IV)
Related vehicle(s) Wolfsbane
Angel
Daemon
Wayfarer
"The signature bike of Mitch Baker and his crew. Approach with extreme caution."
— GTA Vice City Website

The Western Motorcycle Company & Liberty City Cycles Freeway is a motorcycle that appears in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories and Grand Theft Auto IV.

DescriptionEdit

The Freeway is the second and third fastest bike in GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas, respectively. Due to its heavy weight, it is not suitable for stunts or off-roading, but its speed makes it an enjoyable bike for ordinary street-cruising. The Freeway resembles a classic Harley-Davidson panhead motorcycle in all its incarnations, as is the basis for the Angel. and it has 4 speeds and is not customizable like all other motorcycles


In Vice City Stories, however, it only has a black paint job. Going to a Pay 'N' Spray will not change its color.

In GTA IV, the Freeway resembles a 2007 Harley-Davidson Fatboy, and sports a Western Motorcycle Company brand and conventional handlebars, distinguishing it from more radically designed choppers. The bike is also available with one or two-tone colors, different carburetor caps and gas tanks, and optional side panniers (saddlebags) at the rear.

PerformanceEdit

GTA IV & San AndreasEdit

It has a long wheelbase, rather heavy weight and fatter tires than other bikes, which give it the best ride of the bikes. The price for its comfort; its handling and acceleration. It has a very wide turning circle, which can give trouble when parking, or running from the cops. And its acceleration is marginal, but not impressive. All in all this is the best cruiser of all the bikes, but should never be put in a position when high speed and tight handling are needed.

VariantsEdit

Freeway-GTA4-Stevie-front

The requested Freeway in Stevie's Car Thefts in GTA IV.

  • In GTA IV, a Freeway is requested as part of Stevie's Car Thefts, appearing with a beige coloring. As a new Freeway will re-spawn at the same spot until the player delivers one to S&M Auto Sales, the player can save one at their safehouse before delivering another.
  • In GTA: VCS, there is a faster version of the Freeway available in the mission The Bum Deal, along with a higher horsepower Ventoso and Wintergreen. The three of them are available to take and save after the mission.

LocationsEdit

GTA Vice CityEdit

GTA San AndreasEdit

GTA Liberty City StoriesEdit

GTA Vice City StoriesEdit

GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty CityEdit

TriviaEdit

  • In GTA Liberty City Stories, the Freeway has a car horn, emitting the same sound as the Bobcat.
  • The Freeway and Faggio are the only vehicles in GTA Vice City Stories that only has a black paintjob.
  • Upon collecting all thirty vehicles for Stevie, the Freeway can be sold to him for $2,000.
  • The Freeway plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • In both of GTA IV's DLCs, the option of saddlebags on the Freeway was removed, for unknown reasons.
  • The pre-release image of the Freeway in GTA Liberty City Stories has a license plate of the state of Florida like in GTA Vice City.
  • In GTA San Andreas if one were to look at the back of the license plate on the Freeway the generic vehicle textures are visible.
  • The Zombie bike from GTA IV appears to look like the Freeway from the 3D Universe

ReferencesEdit


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