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Rhapsody
Rhapsody-TLAD-front
A Rhapsody in The Lost and Damned
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 2-door hatchback
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) The Lost and Damned
Manufacturer Declasse (GTA IV)

The Declasse Rhapsody is a two-door hatchback, first appearing in the Grand Theft Auto IV episodic expansion The Lost and Damned.

Description

The sides and rear of the Rhapsody resemble an AMC Pacer manufactured in the 1970s, while the front bears similarities to a Volkswagen Golf Mk I. The wheels appear to be aftermarket, bearing a resemblance to American Racing Ansen Sprint mag wheels.

The car handles similarly to the Blista Compact, although the Rhapsody is an FR layout vehicle, (as opposed to the Blista Compact's FF layout) with more reasonable torque, and lower top speed.

Variants

In TLAD, there is a robin egg blue Rhapsody in the mission Off Route. The car is across the street from the player after the starting cutscene. The player can obtain this uniquely colored vehicle by parking it at any safehouse without harming the completion of the mission.

IMG 1091

The Unique robin egg blue Rhapsody found during the mission Off Route.

Trivia

Rhapsody Photo

The texture of the photograph found in the interior.

  • The Rhapsody's name is a reference to the movie Wayne's World, specifically the famous scene where the two lead characters, Wayne and Garth, sing along to the song "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen while driving in the "Mirthmobile" (an AMC Pacer). A photograph can be seen within the Rhapsody depicting Wayne and Garth. Furthermore, a "W" (as in "Wayne's World") is seen badged inside and outside the car.
  • The Rhapsody shares its interior with the Stallion, like the Regina, with the Rhapsody badge stamped on the dashboard and doors. As such, the steering wheel on the Rhapsody bears a Classique logo rather than a Declasse logo.
  • The Rhapsody looks similar to a vehicle featured in the 2006 Atari game Driver: Parallel Lines, which was also called the "Rhapsody".
  • The Rhapsody plays the radio station The Beat 102.7 by default when entered.

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