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JB 700
JB700GTAVFront
A JB 700 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 Dewbauchee
"Grease up the drive shaft because this hot number has curves in all the right places. A classic luxury grand tourer, the JB 700 has been the car of choice for drunken misogynistic British spies since 1965. Dust off the tuxedo, quip a sexual double-entendre, pour yourself a martini for the road, and stumble out as everyone in the room mutters what a turd you are. For safety reasons this vehicle's concealed weapons have been decommissioned."
Legendary Motorsport webpage

The Dewbauchee JB 700 is an armed classic grand tourer/sports classic in Grand Theft Auto V.

Design

The JB 700 is based off a mixture of the Aston Martin DB4Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, and Aston Martin DB5. The rear is similar to the rear of a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda.

The car features very strong British-Italian design elements from the 1960s. The front of the car has been designed in a luxurious manner and is made up of a prominent chrome bumper, below it there are three vents, the central vent being the widest. Above the chrome bumper there is a chrome-trimmed grille, which has horizontal chrome strips inset. The manufacturer emblem is centrally positioned just above the grille. Either side of this grille there is a main circular headlamp with a small turn indicator lamp beneath. The areas of the bonnet/hood behind the headlights are elevated and about two-thirds distance between the front face and the A-pillar, there are circular rear-view mirrors mounted on the elevated areas. In the lower bonnet/hood area there is a long, elegant, centrally-positioned scoop.

The side of the car is fairly straight, evidenced by how straight the main upper body line is. Behind the front wheel arches there are three pieces of chrome trim. The greenhouse area features very thin A and B-pillars, which have chrome trim. The C-pillar is long and smooth, and rear-side windows also have chrome trim. The rear wheel arch is located a short distance behind the front door. This grand tourer features chrome wire wheels wrapped in medium-profile tyres as standard.

The rear of the car is also dominated by the presence of a large chrome bumper, which spans the entire rear and also extends to the sides of the car as well. A manufacturer emblem is placed at the tops of the rear face. The license plate area is between the two rear lamp units and the upper edge features a chrome strip. Two small, circular exhaust tips are found beneath the bumper.

The car features dual semi-automatic guns mounted above the front quarter panels, caltrop dispensers under the rear bumper, a retractable bullet-proof shield just behind the rear window (not usable or featured in the game whatsoever), and the passenger seat can also be ejected through the roof of the vehicle. Unfortunately, these gadgets are not usable outside the missions Deep Inside and Pack Man (unless mods are used).

Performance

This grand tourer features a FR layout.

Overview

Acceleration

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

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

8 seconds

140 mph / 225 kph

4.0 L I6

Rear wheel drive

4 speed manual

1502kg

Locations

Trivia

  • The "movie version" of the JB 700, one of the five cars Devin Weston tasked Franklin to steal, features usable
    JB-700-GTAV-LicensePlate

    The "4G3NT" license plate.

    shotguns (Pack Man) and even the ejector seat (Deep Inside) inspired directly from the Aston Martin DB5 from the Bond films. The license plate for the car reads "4G3NT" or "agent" showing more inspiration from Bond and his DB5.
  • The license plate is also a reference to the long-awaited upcoming Rockstar game, Agent.
  • The name "JB 700" is a play on James Bond and his DB5. "JB" are James Bond's initials, while "700" is "007" backwards.
  • The JB 700 has 3 different horns that change every game the player leaves and joins, unless a new horn is purchased for it.
  • The special license did not exist in the beta, it was a normal license plate with a random California plate number.
  • The car's mounted gun may be a reference to a rare PS2 and Xbox game RoadKill, which is also considered to be a GTA Clone. In this game, all vehicles (both civilian and gang cars) are armed with a similar mounted gun in the front as well as passenger-operated chain gun turret in the rear.
  • The mounted gun also could be a reference to Grand Theft Auto 2, as you could install special machine guns in the fenders of the cars in that game.

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