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[[File:Glendale-GTAVC-front.jpg|thumb|right|300px|A Glendale in GTA Vice City (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTAVC-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).]]
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{{Infobox vehicles
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| front_image = Glendale-GTAVC-front.jpg
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| rear_image = Glendale-GTAVC-rear.jpg
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| image_size = 300
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| caption= A Glendale in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]].
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| vehicle_type = Civilian car
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| body_style = [[:Category:4-Door Sedans and Coupes|4-door sedan]]
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| capacity = 4 <small>(driver and 3 passengers)</small>
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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: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]''
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}}
   
The '''Glendale''' is a four-door sedan featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]].
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The '''Glendale''' is a four-door sedan featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'', and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''.
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
=== Design ===
 
=== Design ===
Designed as a 1950s/1960s sedan, the Glendale appears to be the result of joining two halves of two different real-life cars; the front resembles a 1955 [[wp:Buick Special|Buick Special]], with the headlights and roof from a 1957 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevrolet_Bel_Air Chevrolet Bel Air], while the back and sides resemble a [[wp:Dodge Polara#1960–62|1961 Dodge Polara]]. It is not known While commonly featuring a two tone paint scheme (the roof being white), a Glendale in GTA San Andreas has a color variation that is totally red though. The roof color can also be modified in GTA San Andreas via [[Transfender]]. It is most likely manufactured by [http://gta.wikia.com/Declasse Declasse] or [[Bravado]].
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Designed as a 1950s/1960s sedan, the Glendale appears to be the result of joining two halves of two different real-life cars; the front resembles a [[wp:Buick Special|1955 Buick Special]], with the headlights and roof from a [[wp:Chevrolet Bel Air|1957 Chevrolet Bel Air]], while the back and sides resemble a [[wp:Dodge Polara|1961 Dodge Polara]]. It is not known While commonly featuring a two tone paint scheme (the roof being white), a Glendale in GTA San Andreas has a color variation that is totally red though. The roof color can also be modified in GTA San Andreas via [[Transfender]]. It is most likely manufactured by [[Declasse]] or [[Bravado]].
   
Along with the [[Broadway]], [[Hustler]], [[Tornado]], and the [[Voodoo]], the Glendale in GTA San Andreas doesn't appear to have fuel caps but will explode if shot on the back license plate, perhaps indicating that the car's fuel cap is behind the license plate like some cars in real-life.
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Along with the [[Broadway]], [[Hustler]], [[Savanna]], [[Tornado]], and the [[Voodoo]], the Glendale in GTA San Andreas doesn't appear to have fuel caps but will explode if shot on the back license plate, perhaps indicating that the car's fuel cap is behind the license plate like some cars in real-life.
   
{| align="center"
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<gallery spacing="small" position="center" captionalign="center">
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180">
 
 
Glendale-GTAVC-front.jpg|GTA Vice City (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTAVC-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Glendale-GTAVC-front.jpg|GTA Vice City (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTAVC-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Glendale-GTASA-front.jpg|GTA San Andreas (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTASA-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Glendale-GTASA-front.jpg|GTA San Andreas (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTASA-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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Glendale-GTAVCS-front.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTAVCS-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Glendale-GTAVCS-front.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories (<small>[[:Image:Glendale-GTAVCS-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
|}
 
   
 
=== Performance ===
 
=== Performance ===
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=== Prominent uses ===
 
=== Prominent uses ===
The Glendale is a common gang car, predominantly in GTA San Andreas (the [[Varrios Los Aztecas]]); where it is common to see this car and its occupants taking part in a drive-by shooting. In addition, [[Big Smoke]] drives a Glendale with a blue body and a white roof, which plays a small role in several missions (mostly as transportation from his home to the mission location).
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The Glendale is a common gang car, predominantly in GTA San Andreas (the [[Varrios Los Aztecas (3D Universe)|Varrios Los Aztecas]]); where it spawns commonly and its occupants take part in a drive-by shooting. In addition, [[Big Smoke]] drives a Glendale with a blue body and a white roof, which plays a small role in several missions (mostly as transportation from his home to the mission location).
   
 
== Variants ==
 
== Variants ==
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=== Bloodring Banger ===
 
=== Bloodring Banger ===
The [[Bloodring Banger]] featured in GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas adapts the Glendale into a demolition derby car outfitted with various modifications for such competitions. While the Glendale is one of two models the Bloodring Banger is based on in GTA Vice City (alongside the Oceanic), only the Glendale-based Bloodring Banger remains in GTA San Andreas.
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The [[Bloodring Banger]] featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]] adapts the Glendale into a demolition derby car outfitted with various modifications for such competitions, such as metal bars on the exterior, for protection, and a much more capable engine. While the Glendale is one of two models the Bloodring Banger is based on in GTA Vice City (alongside the Oceanic), only the Glendale-based Bloodring Banger remains in GTA San Andreas.
   
 
== Car modification (GTA San Andreas) ==
 
== Car modification (GTA San Andreas) ==
*Color (two areas)
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{| class="wikitable"
*Wheels (ten types)
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!Type
*Nitro (All)
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!Upgrade
*Bass Boost
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!Cost
*Hydraulics
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|-
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|rowspan=2|Color
==Trivia==
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|Car Color 1 (64 different colors)
*The Glendale plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
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|$ 150
** [[Radio Los Santos]] in the standard Glendale in GTA San Andreas.
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** [[Playback FM]] in the beater Glendale in GTA San Andreas.
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|Car Color 2 (64 different colors)
* The Glendale could have a link to the city of Glendale, Arizona.
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|$ 150
* The Beater Glendale is nicknamed the Ghost Car, due to the spawn point of several Glendales on the slope of a hill in [[Back o Beyond]]. The Beaters roll down the hill as soon as the player gets within spawning distance of them, making it appear as if they were driving by themselves.
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* The Glendale bears a striking resemblance to the car driven by Harry and Ron in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, especially when made to fly using the cheat. Additionally, the Beater variant resembles the car later in the series after it spends some time in the Forbidden Forest.
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|rowspan=3|Nitro
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|2x Nitrous
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|$ 200
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|-
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|5x Nitrous
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|$ 500
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|-
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|10x Nitrous
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|rowspan=10|Wheels
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|Access
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|$ 1140
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|-
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|Ahab
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|Atomic
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|$ 770
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|-
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|Grove
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|$ 1230
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|-
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|Import
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|$ 820
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|-
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|Mega
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|$ 1030
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|-
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|Off Road Wheel
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|Twist
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|$ 1200
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|-
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|Virtual
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|$ 620
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|-
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|Wires
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|$ 1560
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|-
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|Car Stereo
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|Bass Boost
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|$ 100
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|-
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|Hydraulics
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|Hydraulics
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|$ 1500
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|}
   
 
== Locations ==
 
== Locations ==
 
'''GTA Vice City'''
 
'''GTA Vice City'''
* Often seen driving around in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]]
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* Often seen driving around in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]].
   
 
'''GTA San Andreas'''
 
'''GTA San Andreas'''
 
* Standard Glendale
 
* Standard Glendale
** Often seen driving around in [[Ganton]]
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** Often seen driving around in [[Ganton]].
** The [[Varrios Los Aztecas]] are often seen driving it.
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** In [[El Corona]], as it is a [[Varrios Los Aztecas (3D Universe)|Varrios Los Aztecas']] territory.
** Inside the farm west of [[Blueberry Acres]]
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** Inside the farm west of [[Blueberry Acres]].
 
** Either parked at the parking lot at [[Santa Maria Beach]], or driving around the area.
 
** Either parked at the parking lot at [[Santa Maria Beach]], or driving around the area.
** [[Big Smoke]] owns a Glendale.
 
 
* Beater Glendale
 
* Beater Glendale
** Many located around the horseshoe area in [[Back o' Beyond]]
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** Many located around the horseshoe area in [[Back o' Beyond]].
** Two are located in a trailer park across the road from [[Lil' Probe'Inn]]
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** Two are located in a trailer park across the road from [[Lil' Probe'Inn]].
** Behind the gas station in [[Valle Ocultado]], northwest of [[Cock Rock]]
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** Behind the gas station in [[Valle Ocultado]], northwest of [[Cock Rock]].
** Inside the [[Angel Pine Junkyard]]
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** Inside the [[Angel Pine Junkyard]].
 
** One located at [[The Panopticon]].
 
** One located at [[The Panopticon]].
 
** One in [[Flint County]] outside of Back o' Beyond.
 
** One in [[Flint County]] outside of Back o' Beyond.
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** One located in a trailer park in [[Las Payasadas]].
   
 
'''GTA Vice City Stories'''
 
'''GTA Vice City Stories'''
* In front of the [[Le Singe d'Arbre]] (the future [[Café Under the Tree]]), [[Little Haiti]]
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* In front of the [[Le Singe d'Arbre]] (the future [[Café Under the Tree]]), [[Little Haiti]].
* Parking lot to the east of the [[Chunder Wheel|funfair]], [[Vice Point]]
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* Parking lot to the east of the [[Chunder Wheel|funfair]], [[Vice Point]].
* To the west of [[Pay 'n' Spray]] at the white building with a blue glass front, [[Ocean Beach]]
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* To the west of [[Pay 'n' Spray]] at the white building with a blue glass front, [[Ocean Beach]].
 
* Appears in a [[Vigilante]] mission.
 
* Appears in a [[Vigilante]] mission.
   
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==Trivia==
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*The Glendale plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
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** [[Radio Los Santos]] in the standard Glendale in GTA San Andreas.
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** [[Playback FM]] in the beater Glendale in GTA San Andreas.
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* The Glendale could have a link to the city of Glendale, Arizona.
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* The Beater Glendale is nicknamed the Ghost Car, due to the spawn point of several Glendales on the slope of a hill in [[Back o Beyond]]. The Beaters roll down the hill as soon as the player gets within spawning distance of them, making it appear as if they were driving by themselves.
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* The Glendale bears a striking resemblance to the car (a 1959-1968 Ford Anglia 105E) driven by Harry and Ron in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, especially when made to fly using the cheat. Additionally, the Beater variant resembles the car later in the series after it spends some time in the Forbidden Forest.
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* There is a glitch on some PS2 versions of the game where the beater Glendale that 'rolls' down the hill spawns incorrectly, right through a tree. If this occurs, the driving wheels can be witnessed spinning on the ground silently, while the car remains stuck.
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===Notable Owners===
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*[[Big Smoke]], in GTA San Andreas.
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==Navigation==
 
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA San Andreas]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA San Andreas]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Vice City Stories]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Vice City Stories]]
[[Category:Gang Cars]]
 
 
[[Category:4-Door Sedans and Coupes]]
 
[[Category:4-Door Sedans and Coupes]]
 
[[Category:Vintage Cars]]
 
[[Category:Vintage Cars]]
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[[Category:Gang vehicles]]

Latest revision as of 17:30, March 29, 2014

Glendale
Glendale-GTAVC-front
A Glendale in GTA Vice City.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 4-door sedan
Capacity 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
Appearance(s) GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
GTA Vice City Stories

The Glendale is a four-door sedan featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Description Edit

Design Edit

Designed as a 1950s/1960s sedan, the Glendale appears to be the result of joining two halves of two different real-life cars; the front resembles a 1955 Buick Special, with the headlights and roof from a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, while the back and sides resemble a 1961 Dodge Polara. It is not known While commonly featuring a two tone paint scheme (the roof being white), a Glendale in GTA San Andreas has a color variation that is totally red though. The roof color can also be modified in GTA San Andreas via Transfender. It is most likely manufactured by Declasse or Bravado.

Along with the Broadway, Hustler, Savanna, Tornado, and the Voodoo, the Glendale in GTA San Andreas doesn't appear to have fuel caps but will explode if shot on the back license plate, perhaps indicating that the car's fuel cap is behind the license plate like some cars in real-life.

Performance Edit

In terms of performance, the car is only average, with an average top speed, mediocre acceleration, moderate endurance and average cornering. The vehicle's power-to-weight ratio may be a contributing factor to its below-average acceleration, as the car is heavy but posses a weak engine, and as a result, is also a poor hill climber.

Prominent uses Edit

The Glendale is a common gang car, predominantly in GTA San Andreas (the Varrios Los Aztecas); where it spawns commonly and its occupants take part in a drive-by shooting. In addition, Big Smoke drives a Glendale with a blue body and a white roof, which plays a small role in several missions (mostly as transportation from his home to the mission location).

Variants Edit

"Beater" Glendale Edit

Glendale-GTASA-beater-front
The beater variant of the Glendale in GTA San Andreas, with damaged body parts and a different wheel design.
ZSAdded by ZS

The "Beater" Glendale (internally named the "GLENSHIT") is a GTA San Andreas variation of the Glendale in which the car is damaged, cannot be fixed (you can fix the tires if you shoot them out), and cannot be modified. The "beater" variant has also different wheels and slightly different interior compared to normal Glendale. They have been seen spawning in several places in San Andreas, especially between the two horseshoe shaped rocks in Back o' Beyond.

Bloodring Banger Edit

The Bloodring Banger featured in GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas adapts the Glendale into a demolition derby car outfitted with various modifications for such competitions, such as metal bars on the exterior, for protection, and a much more capable engine. While the Glendale is one of two models the Bloodring Banger is based on in GTA Vice City (alongside the Oceanic), only the Glendale-based Bloodring Banger remains in GTA San Andreas.

Car modification (GTA San Andreas) Edit

Type Upgrade Cost
Color Car Color 1 (64 different colors) $ 150
Car Color 2 (64 different colors) $ 150
Nitro 2x Nitrous $ 200
5x Nitrous $ 500
10x Nitrous $ 1000
Wheels Access $ 1140
Ahab $ 1000
Atomic $ 770
Grove $ 1230
Import $ 820
Mega $ 1030
Off Road Wheel $ 1000
Twist $ 1200
Virtual $ 620
Wires $ 1560
Car Stereo Bass Boost $ 100
Hydraulics Hydraulics $ 1500

Locations Edit

GTA Vice City

  • Often seen driving around in Downtown.

GTA San Andreas

GTA Vice City Stories

TriviaEdit

  • The Glendale plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • The Glendale could have a link to the city of Glendale, Arizona.
  • The Beater Glendale is nicknamed the Ghost Car, due to the spawn point of several Glendales on the slope of a hill in Back o Beyond. The Beaters roll down the hill as soon as the player gets within spawning distance of them, making it appear as if they were driving by themselves.
  • The Glendale bears a striking resemblance to the car (a 1959-1968 Ford Anglia 105E) driven by Harry and Ron in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, especially when made to fly using the cheat. Additionally, the Beater variant resembles the car later in the series after it spends some time in the Forbidden Forest.
  • There is a glitch on some PS2 versions of the game where the beater Glendale that 'rolls' down the hill spawns incorrectly, right through a tree. If this occurs, the driving wheels can be witnessed spinning on the ground silently, while the car remains stuck.

Notable OwnersEdit

NavigationEdit

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