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{{Infobox vehicles
 
| name = Picador
 
| name = Picador
| front_image = Picador-GTASA-front.jpg
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| front_image = ChevalPicador-Front-GTAV.png
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| rear_image = ChevalPicador-Rear-GTAV.png
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Picador in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]
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| caption = A Picador in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| body_style = Coupé utility pickup truck
 
| body_style = Coupé utility pickup truck
| capacity = 2 (driver and passenger)
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| capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
| manufacturer =
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| manufacturer = [[Cheval]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
 
| related = [[Bucanneer]]
 
| related = [[Bucanneer]]
 
}}
 
}}
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The [[Cheval]] '''Picador''' is a [[wp:coupé utility|coupé utility]] featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
   
The [[Albany]] '''Picador''' is a [[wp:coupé utility|coupé utility]] pickup truck featured in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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== Design ==
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=== 3D Universe ===
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The Picador is implied to be a pickup variant of the [[Buccaneer]], which shares a similar frontal design, with the exception of a different taillight design, a thinner front bumper, and an additional emblem on the hood. The Picador is based on the [[wp:Chevrolet El Camino|1972 Chevrolet El Camino]], which happens to share similar design cues with the [[wp:Chevrolet Monte Carlo|1970-1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo]], a car which the Buccaneer shares a likeness to. Picadors may occasionally been depicted with different items on its bed, such as planks or [[Sprunk]] cans.
   
== Description ==
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<gallery widths="175">
=== Design ===
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Picador-GTASA-front.jpg|GTA SA (<small>[[:Image:Picador-GTASA-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
The Picador is implied to be a pickup variant of the [[Buccaneer]], which shares a similar frontal design, with the exception of a different headlight design, a thinner front bumper, and an additional emblem on the hood. The Picador is based on the [[wp:Chevrolet El Camino#1968-1972|1971 or 1972 Chevrolet El Camino]], which happens to share similar design cues with the [[wp:Chevrolet Monte Carlo#First generation|1970-1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo]], a car which the Buccaneer shares a likeness to. Picadors may occasionally been depicted with different items on its bed, such as planks or [[Sprunk]] cans.
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Picador-GTASA-Sideview.jpg|Side view.
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Picador-GTASA-Front&Side.jpg|A Picador variant.
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</gallery>
   
[[Image:Picador-GTASA-rear.jpg|thumb|260px|Rear quarter view]]
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=== HD Universe ===
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In GTA V the Picador is manufactured by Cheval, a parody of Holden and Chevrolet. In the game the Picador still resembles a [[wp:Holden HJ|Holden HJ Kingswood Utility]] but with a grille from a [[wp:Chevrolet El Camino|second generation El Camino]]. Holden never officially sold cars and trucks in the [[United States of America|United States]], however Holden, like Chevrolet, is a General Motors company. The grille and headlight area seems to resemble the same area on the [[Vigero]], but with a later mid-70s design. This area also loosely resemble [http://wp:Polonez#Debut 1978-1989 FSO Polonez].
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<gallery widths="175">
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Picador-GTAV-Front&Sideview.jpg|GTA V(<small>[[:Image:Picador-GTAV-Rear&sideview.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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Picador-GTAV.png|The Picador as seen in the GTA V trailer "Franklin".
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GTA_V_Picador_Rear_Right.png|Rear view of the Picador as seen in the GTA V trailer "Franklin"
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Picador-GTAV-Frontview.jpg|A blue Picador.
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</gallery>
   
=== Performance ===
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== Performance ==
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=== 3D Universe ===
 
The Picador has the highest top speed and acceleration for any pickup in the game possibly due to a large V8 engine. However, it is also the lightest and lacks the torque of the stronger trucks; its cornering is also a little unstable, owing to its rear wheel drive. As it is a pickup, the Picador can only carry two in the truck cab.
 
The Picador has the highest top speed and acceleration for any pickup in the game possibly due to a large V8 engine. However, it is also the lightest and lacks the torque of the stronger trucks; its cornering is also a little unstable, owing to its rear wheel drive. As it is a pickup, the Picador can only carry two in the truck cab.
   
==Modifications==
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=== HD Universe ===
*The Picador can be modified at [[TransFender]]:
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The Picador accelerates reasonably quickly and has a good top speed. However, being a muscle car, the Picador doesn't have great handling. Interestingly, it is the only muscle car with 4WD (four wheel drive).
Colours:
 
*Car colour 1 (does not change the vehicle's bed colour). ($150)
 
Hood:
 
*Fury Scoop ($150)
 
*Champ Scoop ($100)
 
Exhausts:
 
*Large Exhaust ($250)
 
*Small Exhaust ($150)
 
*Upswept Exhaust ($350)
 
Lights:
 
*Round fog lamp ($100)
 
Nitro:
 
*2x Nitrous ($200)
 
*5x Nitrous ($500)
 
*10x Nitrous ($1000)
 
Roof:
 
*Roof Scoop ($80)
 
Side Skirts ($500)
 
 
Wheels:
 
*Import ($820)
 
*Atomic ($770)
 
*Ahab ($1000)
 
*Virtual ($620)
 
*Acess ($1140)
 
*Off Road Wheel ($1000)
 
*Mega ($1030)
 
*Grove ($1230)
 
*Twist ($1200)
 
*Wires ($1560)
 
Car Stereo:
 
*Bass boost ($100)
 
Hydraulics ($1500)
 
   
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The Picador is powered by a large displacement V8. Possibly the same as Cheval's muscle sedan, the Fugitive, as they share the same engine sound.
   
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==Modifications (GTA San Andreas)==
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*The Picador can be modified at [[TransFender]]:
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Type
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!Upgrade
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!Cost
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|-
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|Color
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|Car Color 1 (64 different colors)
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|$ 150
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|-
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|rowspan=2|Hood
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|Fury Scoop
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|$ 150
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|-
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|Champ Scoop
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|$ 100
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|-
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|rowspan=3|Exhausts
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|Large Exhaust
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|$ 250
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|-
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|Small Exhaust
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|$ 150
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|-
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|Upswept Exhaust
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|$ 400
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|-
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|Lights
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|Round Fog Lamp
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|$ 100
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|-
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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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|Roof
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|Roof Scoop
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|$ 80
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|-
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|Side skirts
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|Side Skirt
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|$ 500
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|-
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|rowspan=10|Wheels
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|Import
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|$ 820
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|-
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|Atomic
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|$ 770
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|-
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|Ahab
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|Virtual
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|$ 620
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|-
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|Access
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|$ 1140
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|-
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|Off Road Wheel
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|Mega
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|$ 1030
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|-
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|Grove
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|$ 1230
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|-
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|Twist
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|$ 1200
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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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|}
 
*The Transfender in Las Venturas has charges 20% more for each modification except colours.
 
*The Transfender in Las Venturas has charges 20% more for each modification except colours.
   
== Gallery ==
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== Notable Owners ==
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* [[Ryder]]
   
<gallery widths="175">
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== Locations ==
Picador-GTAV.png|The Picador as seen in the GTA V trailer "Franklin".
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===GTA San Andreas===
GTA_V_Picador_Rear_Right.png|Rear view of the Picador as seen in the Grand Theft Auto V trailer "Franklin"
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* Can be found almost everywhere in [[Los Santos (3D Universe)|Los Santos]].
GTA_V_Picador_Birds_Eye.png|Birds eye view of the Picador, an unidentified yellow car, and the Ruiner street racing as seen in Grand Theft Auto V trailer "Franklin"
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* Parked at [[Ryder's House|Ryder's house]] in [[Ganton]], Los Santos.
</gallery>
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* Rarely found in [[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]].
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===GTA V===
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* Can be seen driven around [[Strawberry]].
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* Sometimes found in [[Sandy Shores]].
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
*Ryder's car is a brown Picador with a license plate reading "SHERM", a slang term for a PCP-immersed Marijuana and Tobacco mixture ([[Carl Johnson|CJ]] calls Ryder "sherm-head" throughout the game). Even after Ryder's death in the mission [[Pier 69 (mission)|Pier 69]] his car still spawns regularly. The car takes the place of a [[Sadler]] as Ryder's car of choice [[Beta Releases|during development of the game]].<ref name="Beta Sadler">[http://www.gtasanandreas.net/screenshots/gallery.php?image=29 Ryder's Sadler]</ref>
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*Ryder's car is a brown Picador with a license plate reading "SHERM", a slang term for a PCP-immersed Marijuana and Tobacco mixture ([[Carl Johnson|CJ]] calls Ryder "sherm-head" throughout the game). Even after the mission [[Pier 69 (mission)|Pier 69]] his car still spawns regularly. The car takes the place of a [[Sadler]] as Ryder's car of choice [[Beta Releases|during development of the game]].<ref name="Beta Sadler">[http://www.gtasanandreas.net/screenshots/gallery.php?image=29 Ryder's Sadler]</ref>
* The Spanish name [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Picador Picador] is a horse-mounted member of a bullfighting crew, which confronts the bull with his pike ("pica", hence the name) during the first third of each bull.
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* The Spanish name [[wp:Picador|Picador]] is a horse-mounted member of a bullfighting crew, which confronts the bull with his pike ("pica", hence the name) during the first third of each bull.
 
* The Spanish word ''Picado, ''without the "R," means "Chopped," or "Minced" in [[wp:Portuguese|Portuguese]].
 
* The Spanish word ''Picado, ''without the "R," means "Chopped," or "Minced" in [[wp:Portuguese|Portuguese]].
* The default radio station in the Picador is [[Radio Los Santos]].
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* The default radio stations for the Picador are:
* At 0:38 in the second [[GTA V]] trailer, a pickup truck resembling the Picador can be seen on the bridge, thus, the possibility of it returning.
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**'''''GTA San Andreas''''': [[Radio Los Santos]].
[[File:6959.jpg|frame|The Picador in the second GTA V Trailer.]]
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**'''''GTA V''''': [[Rebel Radio]] (or [[East Los FM 106.2]] in the [[Aztecas(In HD Universe)|Aztecas']] variant).
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* In [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]], the Picador's taillights functions from its rear bumper instead of its usual taillights from the cab. It also does not contain reverse lights.
== Locations ==
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* In a PS2 open-world game ''[[wp:RoadKill (video game)|RoadKill]]'', which is one of the [[GTA Clone]], there is a vehicle looking like the Picador, called "'''Cajones'''".
==='''GTA San Andreas'''===
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* Oddly, when the headlights are turned on, bright light only comes from 2 headlights, despite there being dual headlights where all the 4 should shine bright light.
* Can be found almost everywhere in [[Los Santos]].
 
* Parked at Ryder's house in [[Ganton]], Los Santos.
 
* Rarely found in [[ San Fierro|San Fierro]].
 
=== '''Grand Theft Auto V'''===
 
*'''TBA'''
 
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
[[Category:Industrial Vehicles]]
 
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA San Andreas]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA San Andreas]]
[[Category:Pickup Trucks]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 18:50, March 27, 2014

Picador
ChevalPicador-Front-GTAV
A Picador in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style Coupé utility pickup truck
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) GTA San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto V
Manufacturer Cheval (HD Universe)
Related vehicle(s) Bucanneer

The Cheval Picador is a coupé utility featured in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Grand Theft Auto V.

Design Edit

3D Universe Edit

The Picador is implied to be a pickup variant of the Buccaneer, which shares a similar frontal design, with the exception of a different taillight design, a thinner front bumper, and an additional emblem on the hood. The Picador is based on the 1972 Chevrolet El Camino, which happens to share similar design cues with the 1970-1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, a car which the Buccaneer shares a likeness to. Picadors may occasionally been depicted with different items on its bed, such as planks or Sprunk cans.

HD Universe Edit

In GTA V the Picador is manufactured by Cheval, a parody of Holden and Chevrolet. In the game the Picador still resembles a Holden HJ Kingswood Utility but with a grille from a second generation El Camino. Holden never officially sold cars and trucks in the United States, however Holden, like Chevrolet, is a General Motors company. The grille and headlight area seems to resemble the same area on the Vigero, but with a later mid-70s design. This area also loosely resemble 1978-1989 FSO Polonez.

Performance Edit

3D Universe Edit

The Picador has the highest top speed and acceleration for any pickup in the game possibly due to a large V8 engine. However, it is also the lightest and lacks the torque of the stronger trucks; its cornering is also a little unstable, owing to its rear wheel drive. As it is a pickup, the Picador can only carry two in the truck cab.

HD Universe Edit

The Picador accelerates reasonably quickly and has a good top speed. However, being a muscle car, the Picador doesn't have great handling. Interestingly, it is the only muscle car with 4WD (four wheel drive).

The Picador is powered by a large displacement V8. Possibly the same as Cheval's muscle sedan, the Fugitive, as they share the same engine sound.

Modifications (GTA San Andreas)Edit

Type Upgrade Cost
Color Car Color 1 (64 different colors) $ 150
Hood Fury Scoop $ 150
Champ Scoop $ 100
Exhausts Large Exhaust $ 250
Small Exhaust $ 150
Upswept Exhaust $ 400
Lights Round Fog Lamp $ 100
Nitro 2x Nitrous $ 200
5x Nitrous $ 500
10x Nitrous $ 1000
Roof Roof Scoop $ 80
Side skirts Side Skirt $ 500
Wheels Import $ 820
Atomic $ 770
Ahab $ 1000
Virtual $ 620
Access $ 1140
Off Road Wheel $ 1000
Mega $ 1030
Grove $ 1230
Twist $ 1200
Wires $ 1560
Car Stereo Bass Boost $ 100
Hydraulics Hydraulics $ 1500
  • The Transfender in Las Venturas has charges 20% more for each modification except colours.

Notable Owners Edit

Locations Edit

GTA San AndreasEdit

GTA VEdit

Trivia Edit

  • Ryder's car is a brown Picador with a license plate reading "SHERM", a slang term for a PCP-immersed Marijuana and Tobacco mixture (CJ calls Ryder "sherm-head" throughout the game). Even after the mission Pier 69 his car still spawns regularly. The car takes the place of a Sadler as Ryder's car of choice during development of the game.[1]
  • The Spanish name Picador is a horse-mounted member of a bullfighting crew, which confronts the bull with his pike ("pica", hence the name) during the first third of each bull.
  • The Spanish word Picado, without the "R," means "Chopped," or "Minced" in Portuguese.
  • The default radio stations for the Picador are:
  • In GTA V, the Picador's taillights functions from its rear bumper instead of its usual taillights from the cab. It also does not contain reverse lights.
  • In a PS2 open-world game RoadKill, which is one of the GTA Clone, there is a vehicle looking like the Picador, called "Cajones".
  • Oddly, when the headlights are turned on, bright light only comes from 2 headlights, despite there being dual headlights where all the 4 should shine bright light.

References Edit

  1. Ryder's Sadler

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