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{{Infobox vehicles
 
| name = Sultan
 
| name = Sultan
| front_image = Sultan-GTA4-Stevie-front.jpg
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| front_image = KarinSultan-Front-GTAV.png
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| rear_image = KarinSultan-Rear-GTAV.png
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Sultan in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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| caption = A Sultan in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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| vehicle_class = Sports
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
| body_style = [[:Category:4-Door Sedans and Coupes|4-door sedan/ saloon]]
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| body_style = [[:Category:4-Door Sedans and Coupes|4-door saloon]]
| capacity = 4 (driver and three passengers)
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| capacity = 4 <small>(driver and three passengers)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''<br>''[[The Lost and Damned]]''<br>''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA Chinatown Wars]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
| manufacturer = [[Karin]] (GTA IV)
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| manufacturer = [[Karin]] <small>'''('''[[HD Universe]]''')'''</small>
 
| related = [[Sultan RS]]
 
| related = [[Sultan RS]]
 
}}
 
}}
   
The '''Sultan''', manufactured by [[Karin]], is a vehicle in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]].
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The [[Karin]] '''Sultan''' is a 4-door sports sedan in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' and its [[Episodes From Liberty City|episodes]], ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''. The Sultan was supposed to appear in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]'' but it was cut without reason.
   
== Description ==
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==Design==
=== '''GTA San Andreas''' ===
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===3D Universe===
The Sultan is based on the early 1990s [[wp:Subaru Impreza WRX#GC chassis (1992-2000)|GC Chassis Subaru Impreza WRX]] (or WRX STi) with [[wp:Peugeot 405|1987-1995 Peugeot 405]] headlights. Like the Subaru, it has a small, yet powerful turbocharged engine, and a four wheel drive drivetrain. Its performance is relatively strong in comparison with all of the sports coupes and supercars in the game, whilst its grippy four wheel drive system makes it particularly controllable; it is less prone to spinning out than the rear wheel drive cars, making it a good car for Gymkhana or cross-country road trip. The Sultan is the fastest four-door car in the game. The only drawback of the Sultan is it's poor build quality. The Sultan's front or back can be deformed even in low speed collisions with other vehicles.
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[[File:Sultan-GTASA-front.jpg|thumb|A Sultan in [[GTA San Andreas]].]]The Sultan is based on the [[wp:Subaru Impreza|1990's GC Subaru Impreza WRX]] with [[Wp:Peugeot 405|Peugeot 405]] headlights. It has a small, yet powerful turbocharged engine, and a four wheel drive drivetrain. Its performance is relatively strong in comparison with all of the sports coupes and supercars in the game, whilst its grippy four wheel drive system makes it particularly controllable; it is less prone to spinning out than the rear wheel drive cars, making it a good car for Gymkhana or cross-country road trip. The Sultan is the fastest four-door car in the game. The only drawback of the Sultan is it's poor build quality. The Sultan's front or back can be deformed even in low speed collisions with other vehicles. It is the high-performance counterpart of the [[Sentinel]], taking over the role of [[Mafia Sentinel]] and [[Sentinel XS]].
 
[[File:Sultan-GTASA-front.jpg|thumb|left|A Sultan in [[GTA San Andreas]]]]
 
   
 
Players favor the Sultan for drive-by attacks, due to its four seat capacity and its ability to outrun rival gang or police vehicles, as it has supreme handling; it also has [[#Modifications (GTA San Andreas)|a large array of modifications]].
 
Players favor the Sultan for drive-by attacks, due to its four seat capacity and its ability to outrun rival gang or police vehicles, as it has supreme handling; it also has [[#Modifications (GTA San Andreas)|a large array of modifications]].
   
=== '''GTA IV — GTA Chinatown Wars''' ===
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===HD Universe===
Now manufactured by [[Karin]] (the GTA version of Toyota), the [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] Sultan draws upon the Japanese import styling [[File:Sultanrs_badges.png|thumb|165px|Shared badging on the Sultan and Sultan RS.]]of the previous Sultan. It is mostly based on the first-generation [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexus_IS#First_generation_.28XE10.29 Lexus IS], although certain elements such as the rear lamp units are insipred by a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV. Other elments (such as the bonnet and spoiler of the Korean Mob variant) bear resemblance to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_Lancer_Evolution#Evolution_VII%7C Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII]. Interestingly, ordinary Sultans come with blued exhaust tips, similar to the (assumedly) titanium tips on the Futo GT.
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[[File:Sultanrs_badges.png|thumb|165px|Shared badging on the Sultan and Sultan RS.]]Now manufactured by [[Karin]] (the GTA version of Toyota, Lexus, and Subaru), the [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] Sultan draws upon the Japanese import styling of the previous Sultan. It is mostly based on the [[wp:Lexus IS|first-generation&nbsp;Lexus IS]] (also known as the Toyota Altezza), although certain elements such as the rear lamp units are inspired by a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV. Other elements (such as the bonnet and spoiler of the Korean Mob variant) bear resemblance to the [[wp:Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution#Evolution VII|Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII]] and the [[wp:Subaru Impreza WRX|Subaru Impreza]]. Interestingly, ordinary Sultans come with blued exhaust tips, similar to the (assumedly) titanium tips on the [[Futo GT]]. The engine sound, however, bears a striking resemblance to the [[wp:Subaru Impreza WRX|Subaru Impreza WRX]].
 
==Performance==
 
===GTA San Andreas===
 
 
In GTA San Andreas the Sultan has a relatively excellent traction and handling much better than those of more expensive 2-door sport cars. the acceleration is very good and makes the car the fastest 4 door car of the game followed by the [http://gta.wikia.com/Sentinel Sentinel] .It is powered by a V8 engine and it weights 1400 kg like some 2-door rivals.
 
   
===HD era===
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The Sultan appears in ''GTA V'', mostly unchanged in terms of appearance. The only differences are that it now features black wheels by default and it no longer has the Impreza-esque exhaust note due to an updated engine with equal length exhaust manifolds. The car now sounds remarkably similar to the Lexus IS200's 3S-GE engine. The popular [[Sultan RS]] model from GTA IV can be created by adding certain modifications to the base Sultan.
 
The Sultan remains fast, grippy, engaging and easy to drive. It appears to be powered by a 3.5L Twin Turbo inline six engine, similar to the first-generation Lexus IS it is now based on. Despite the Lexus-inspired engine, the exhaust note appears to be modeled after the unequal length exhaust manifold rumble that the Subaru Impreza has become known for. Like all past Sultan models (and most Subarus) the GTA IV Sultan is AWD (40% front/ 60% rear torque distribution), providing superior traction and handling over other cars of the same class. While many similarly sized sedans offer similar straight line performance, the added stability of the Sultan allows fast cornering and easy power sliding, making it a good choice for races or getaways (and one of the best 4-door cars in the game). Like the Sultan RS, understeer is a factor, but the powerful engine and quick handling make it sporty and fun to drive. Although the engine isnt the most durable, considering its speed, body deformation is average. Non-tuned Sultans come with alarms, the most popular forms being the horn and beep versions. Its top speed is 177 mph and it accelerates from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds.
 
 
After collecting all thirty cars for [[Stevie]] he agrees to purchase cars from [[Niko Bellic]], with the Sultan fetching [[Money|$]]3,500.
 
   
 
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|<gallery width="auto" perrow="3" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180">
 
Sultan-GTA4-front.jpg|GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:Sultan-GTA4-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>)
 
Sultan-GTA4-front.jpg|GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:Sultan-GTA4-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>)
 
Sultan-GTACW.png|GTA Chinatown Wars (DS)
 
Sultan-GTACW.png|GTA Chinatown Wars (DS)
 
Sultan-GTACWipad.png|GTA Chinatown Wars (PSP)
 
Sultan-GTACWipad.png|GTA Chinatown Wars (PSP)
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KarinSultan-Front-GTAV.png|GTA V (<small>[[:Image:KarinSultan-Rear-GTAV.png|Rear quarter view]]</small>)
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Wrecked-sultan-Los-Santos-Customs-Front-GTAV.png|Wrecked Sultan at [[Los Santos Customs]].
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Sultan,Karin.jpg|Engine close-up in GTA V
 
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==Performance==
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===3D Universe===
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In GTA San Andreas the Sultan has a relatively excellent traction and handling much better than those of more expensive 2-door sport cars. the acceleration is very good and makes the car the fastest 4 door car of the game followed by the [http://gta.wikia.com/Sentinel Sentinel] .It is powered by a turbocharged engine and it weights 1400 kg like some 2-door rivals.
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===HD Universe===
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The Sultan remains fast, grippy, engaging and easy to drive. It appears to be powered by a 3.5L Twin Turbo inline six engine, similar to the first-generation Lexus IS it is now based on. Despite the Lexus-inspired engine, the exhaust note in GTA IV appears to be modeled after the unequal length exhaust manifold rumble that the Subaru Impreza has become known for, while in GTA V it has a note similar to a first generation Lexus IS300. Like all past Sultan models (and most Subarus) the GTA IV Sultan is AWD (40% front/ 60% rear torque distribution), providing superior traction and handling over other cars of the same class. While many similarly sized sedans offer similar straight line performance, the added stability of the Sultan allows fast cornering and easy power sliding, making it a good choice for races or getaways (and one of the best 4-door cars in the game). Like the Sultan RS, under-steer is a factor, but the powerful engine and quick handling make it sporty and fun to drive. Although the engine isn't the most durable, considering its speed, body deformation is average. Non-tuned Sultans come with alarms, the most popular forms being the horn and beep versions. Its top speed is 203 mph(326 km/h) and it accelerates from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds.
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After collecting all thirty cars for [[Stevie]] he agrees to purchase cars from [[Niko Bellic]], with the Sultan fetching [[$]]3,500.
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In [[GTA V]], however, the car has average performance. The [[Buffalo]] and [[Oracle]] outperform it in the category of 4-door cars. However, because of its AWD nature, the Sultan can easily surpass most off-road vehicles, especially when upgraded.
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===Overview (HD)===
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{{Vehicle Stats
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|Engine = 3.5L Twin-Turbo Inline-6
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|Drivetrain = AWD (40% front, 60% rear torque distribution)
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|Gears = 5-speed automatic
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|Mass = 1400kg (IV)<br>
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1375 kg
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 5.6 seconds (IV)<br>
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5 seconds
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|Top speed = 178 mph/ 285 kph (IV)<br>208 mph/335 kph (V)}}
   
 
== Variants ==
 
== Variants ==
There are three variations of the Sultan in GTA IV; the standard car, the slightly tuned car, and the heavily tuned and independent [[Sultan RS]]. The regular Sultan and tuned [[Korean Mob]] Sultan, are both four door sedans, while the Sultan RS is a two door coupe. The standard Sultan is modestly styled, with a leaning towards performance, indicated by the small hood scoop, sports wheels, and its good performance. The Korean Mob Sultan comes with a blue paint job, a large angular rear spoiler in line with the rear lights, extra carbon fibre lips for the front bumper and side skirts, along with gold wheels and dual bonnet vent, giving the car a resemblance to the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII GSR.
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There are three variations of the Sultan in GTA IV; the standard car, the slightly tuned car, and the heavily tuned and independent [[Sultan RS]]. The regular Sultan and tuned [[Korean Mob]] Sultan TT are both four door sedans, while the Sultan RS is a two door coupe. The standard Sultan is modestly styled, with a leaning towards performance, indicated by the small hood scoop, sports wheels, and its good performance. The Korean Mob Sultan TT comes with a blue paint job, a large angular rear spoiler in line with the rear lights, extra carbon fiber lips for the front bumper and side skirts, along with gold wheels and dual bonnet vent, giving the car a resemblance to the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII GSR. The Korean Mob Sultan can be resprayed in any of the regular Sultan's colors, it will however lose its unique wheel color.
   
 
Regular Sultans may also appear with custom paint jobs and spoilers, but no enhanced performance, in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]'s [[Drug Wars]] involving the [[Korean Mob]].
 
Regular Sultans may also appear with custom paint jobs and spoilers, but no enhanced performance, in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]'s [[Drug Wars]] involving the [[Korean Mob]].
   
During [[Stevie's Car Thefts|Stevie's text message car thefts]], he will ask Niko to steal a Sultan in [[Alderney]]. This is a unique Sultan, with black rims and a slightly more vibrant shade of blue in its paintjob.
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During [[Stevie's Car Thefts|Stevie's text message car thefts]], he will ask Niko to steal a Sultan in [[Alderney]]. This is a unique Sultan, with black rims and a slightly more vibrant shade of blue in its paint-job.
   
 
In [[GTA Chinatown Wars]] , the car's hood scoops and seating capacity makes it look like a [[wp:Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution|Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution]] CT9A model.
 
In [[GTA Chinatown Wars]] , the car's hood scoops and seating capacity makes it look like a [[wp:Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution|Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution]] CT9A model.
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Sultan-GTA4-modified-front.jpg|Sultan TT variant in GTA IV driven by the [[Korean Mob]] (<small>[[:Image:Sultan-GTA4-modified-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
 
Sultan-GTA4-Stevie-front.jpg|The Sultan requested in [[Stevie's Car Thefts]] in GTA IV.
 
Sultan-GTA4-Stevie-front.jpg|The Sultan requested in [[Stevie's Car Thefts]] in GTA IV.
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Sultan-GTA4-modified-front.jpg|Sultan TT variant in GTA IV driven by the [[Korean Mob]] (<small>[[:Image:Sultan-GTA4-modified-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Sultan (DrugWars)-TBoGT.jpg|One possible combination that can be obtained from [[Drug Wars]]. ([http://gta.wikia.com/File:Sultan_(DrugWars_Rear)-TBoGT.jpg rear quarter view])
 
Sultan (DrugWars)-TBoGT.jpg|One possible combination that can be obtained from [[Drug Wars]]. ([http://gta.wikia.com/File:Sultan_(DrugWars_Rear)-TBoGT.jpg rear quarter view])
 
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== Modifications (GTA San Andreas)==
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==Modifications==
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===GTA San Andreas===
 
[[Image:Sultan-GTASA-modified-front.jpg|thumb|200px|right|Possible combinations of modifications that can be given to Sultans at [[Wheel Arch Angels]] in GTA San Andreas.]]
 
[[Image:Sultan-GTASA-modified-front.jpg|thumb|200px|right|Possible combinations of modifications that can be given to Sultans at [[Wheel Arch Angels]] in GTA San Andreas.]]
   
 
Being classified as a "tuner" car, the Sultan can only be modified at [[Wheel Arch Angels]]; and like all cars of its class, the range of body kits, rims and spoilers are the same, the only distinction being its three unique customized body paint schemes. However, most people favor this car when it isn't modified at Wheel Arch Angels, as its appearance appears more Urban.
 
Being classified as a "tuner" car, the Sultan can only be modified at [[Wheel Arch Angels]]; and like all cars of its class, the range of body kits, rims and spoilers are the same, the only distinction being its three unique customized body paint schemes. However, most people favor this car when it isn't modified at Wheel Arch Angels, as its appearance appears more Urban.
   
* Paint Jobs (Three types ($500 each).)
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{| class="wikitable"
* Colors (Only one, for the body color ($150).)
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!Type
* Exhausts (Two types: Alien ($770), X-Flow ($680).)
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!Upgrade
* Front Bumper (Two types: Alien ($970), X-Flow ($880).)
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!Cost
* Rear Bumper (Two types: Alien ($980), X-Flow ($870).)
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* Roof (scoops) (Two types: Alien ($170), X-Flow ($120).)
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| rowspan="3" |Paint Jobs
* Spoilers (Two types: Alien ($580), X-Flow ($470).)
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|Paintjob 1
* Side Skirts (Two types: Alien ($480), X-Flow ($370).)
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|$ 500
* Wheels (Ten types: Cutter ($1,030), Rimshine ($980), Mega ($1,030), Grove ($1,230), Switch ($900), Shadow ($1,100), Classic ($1,620), Dollar ($1,560), Import ($820), Atomic ($770).)
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* Bass Boost ($100)
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|Paintjob 2
* Hydraulics ($1,500)
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|$ 500
* Nitrous (Three types: 2x ($100), 5x ($500) and 10x ($1,000).)
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|-
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|Paintjob 3
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|$ 500
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|Colors
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|Car Color 1 (64 different colors)
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|$ 150
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| rowspan="2" |Exhausts
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|Alien Exhaust
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|$ 770
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|X-Flow Exhaust
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|$ 680
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| rowspan="2" |Front Bumper
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|Alien Front Bumper
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|$ 970
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|X-Flow Front Bumper
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|$ 880
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| rowspan="2" |Rear Bumper
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|Alien Rear Bumper
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|$ 980
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|X-Flow Rear Bumper
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|$ 870
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| rowspan="2" |Roof
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|Alien Roof Vent
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|$ 170
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|X-Flow Roof Vent
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|$ 120
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| rowspan="2" |Spoilers
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|Alien Spoiler
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|$ 580
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|X-Flow Spoiler
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|$ 470
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| rowspan="2" |Side Skirts
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|Alien Side Skirts
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|$ 480
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|X-Flow Side Skirts
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|$ 370
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| rowspan="10" |Wheels
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|Cutter
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|$ 1030
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|Rimshine
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|$ 980
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|Mega
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|$ 1030
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|Grove
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|$ 1230
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|Switch
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|$ 900
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|-
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|Shadow
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|$ 1100
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|Classic
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|$ 1620
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|Dollar
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|$ 1560
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|Import
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|$ 820
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|Atomic
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|$ 770
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|Car Stereo
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|Bass Boost
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|$ 100
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|Hydraulics
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|Hydraulics
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|$ 1500
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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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|}
   
 
It is interesting to note that while two of three of the customized body paint schemes are of original designs, one consists of a blue and yellow rally-like scheme similar to that of the [[wp:Subaru World Rally Team#Vehicle development|Subaru World Rally Team's 1993-1996 Subaru Impreza GC]].
 
It is interesting to note that while two of three of the customized body paint schemes are of original designs, one consists of a blue and yellow rally-like scheme similar to that of the [[wp:Subaru World Rally Team#Vehicle development|Subaru World Rally Team's 1993-1996 Subaru Impreza GC]].
   
== Trivia==
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===GTA V===
*The Sultan plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
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** [[Radio X]] in GTA San Andreas.
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!Type
** [[SF-UR]] when entering a San Fierro Triad's Sultan.
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!Upgrade
** [[The Beat 102.7]] or [[The Classics 104.1]] in GTA IV.
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!Cost (Story)
* Sultan means ''king ''in Arabic, and is also the term for the head of state in various countries. The Sultan is most likely named as the "king" of the sedans as it is the fastest sedan in the core game.
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!Cost ([http://gta.wikia.com/Grand_Theft_Auto_Online Online])
* Sultan is often mis-pronounced by many as ''Sao Ten'' when the correct pronunciation is actually ''Sue Ton ''(سلطان Arabic for King).
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* The Sultan was meant to appear in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA LCS]], however it was cut without reason.
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| rowspan="3" |Bumpers
* The Sultan (along with the [[Sultan RS]]) is the first car in the entire Grand Theft Auto series to feature unequal length [[wp:Exhaust_manifold|exhaust manifolds.]]
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|Custom Front Splitter
* The mass of the car is very reflective of real life counterparts; the Lancer Evolution VII GSR having a mass of 1410 Kg, Impreza WRX STi being 1440 Kg and Altezza being 1310 Kg. This means that the mass is in between all real life counterparts.
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|$1250
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|$2500
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|-
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|Custom Splitter & Intercooler
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|$1650
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|$3300
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|-
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|Carbon Rear Diffuser
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|$1250
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|$2500
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Exhaust
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|Titanium Tuner Exhaust
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|$375
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|$750
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Hood
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|Double Vented Hood
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|$850
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|$1700
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|-
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|Carbon Hood
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|$1200
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|$2400
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|-
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|Carbon Vented Hood
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|$1450
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|$2900
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|-
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|Carbon Scooped Hood
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|$2225
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|$4450
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| rowspan="1" |Roll Cage
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|Roll Cage and Chassis Upgrade
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|$550
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|$1045
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Roof
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|Sunstrip
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|$350
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|$665
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Skirts
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|Custom Skirts
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|$1500
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|$2850
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Spoiler
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|Low Level Spoiler
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|$750
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|$1425
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|-
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|High Level Spoiler
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|$950
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|$1805
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|-
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|GT Wing
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|$1300
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|$2470
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*In GTA V, any Sultan can be taken to [[Los Santos Customs]] to modify it. If a Roll Cage is added to the vehicle, [[Sultan RS]] decals will appear on the side and the badging on the rear will say "Sultan RS" instead of just "Sultan". This means that by heavily modifying the Sultan in [[Los Santos Customs]], a close replica of the [[Sultan RS]] can be created.[[File:Sultan_w_Turbo_tunning2.png|thumb|Twin turbochargers added to the Sultan's engine when a roll cage is installed. These are highlighted.]]
   
 
== Locations ==
 
== Locations ==
==='''GTA San Andreas'''===
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===GTA San Andreas===
* Spawns in the [[Wang Cars]] showroom in [[Downtown San Fierro|Downtown]]/[[King's]]/[[Doherty]], ([[San Fierro]]) after completing [[Test Drive]].
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* Spawns in the [[Wang Cars]] showroom in [[Downtown San Fierro|Downtown]]/[[King's]]/[[Doherty]], ([[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]]) after completing [[Test Drive]].
* The Sultan is usually seen being driven in San Fierro and [[Las Venturas]], yet it is rarely seen in [[Los Santos]].
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* The Sultan is usually seen being driven in San Fierro and [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]], yet it is rarely seen in [[Los Santos (3D Universe)|Los Santos]].
 
* Spawns in traffic anywhere after the "sports car traffic" [[Cheats in GTA San Andreas|cheat]] is activated.
 
* Spawns in traffic anywhere after the "sports car traffic" [[Cheats in GTA San Andreas|cheat]] is activated.
 
* Driven by the [[San Fierro Triads]] on their turf.
 
* Driven by the [[San Fierro Triads]] on their turf.
 
* Spawns outside of a garage opposite [[Wu Zi Mu]]'s [[Wu Zi Mu's Apartment|house]].
 
* Spawns outside of a garage opposite [[Wu Zi Mu]]'s [[Wu Zi Mu's Apartment|house]].
   
==='''GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty City'''===
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===GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty City===
* A Sultan can be found parked outside the apartment in the mission [[Blow Your Cover]], as a getaway car
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* A Sultan can be found parked outside the apartment in the mission [[Blow Your Cover]], as a getaway car.
 
* Spawn around [[Firefly Projects]].
 
* Spawn around [[Firefly Projects]].
 
* Spawn in traffic in [[Multiplayer]].
 
* Spawn in traffic in [[Multiplayer]].
* Driving a Sultan around [[Alderney City]] usually spawns the Korean Mob's modified Sultans.
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* Driving a Sultan around [[Alderney City]] usually spawns the [[Korean Mob]]'s modified Sultans (also applies online when the Sultan is active in the spawn rota).
 
* Driving a [[Schafter]] may cause Sultans to spawn in [[Algonquin]].
 
* Driving a [[Schafter]] may cause Sultans to spawn in [[Algonquin]].
 
* Driving a [[Banshee]] in Alderney City will spawn Sultans.
 
* Driving a [[Banshee]] in Alderney City will spawn Sultans.
* Driving a [[Infernus]] in [[Middle Park East]] will spawn Sultans.
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* Driving a [[Infernus]] in [[Middle Park East]] will spawn Sultans.
* Driving a [[Premier]] in Algonquin will spawn Sultans.
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* Driving a [[Premier]] in Algonquin will spawn Sultans.
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* Can be encountered in [[Most Wanted]] side-mission, search for [[Fernando Tisdel]], then go to his hang-out location. He and his gang will make a run for it in a Sultan.
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* Sometimes it appears in 'Stolen Vehicle' [[Vigilante]] side-missions, as the target car.
   
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===GTA V===
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* Spawns both on the road and parked in [[Chamberlain Hills]] and [[Little Seoul]].
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* Will occasionally spawn next to house at the middle of the cul-de sac in [[Grove Street (HD Universe)|Grove Street]].
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* Thieves stealing your venue's money in [[Property Management]] missions often drive Sultans.
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* Sometimes found driven around [[Sandy Shores]].
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* Sometimes found parked in the parking lot outside of [[Vanilla Unicorn]].
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===GTA Online===
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* Commonly found in [[Harmony]].
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* Also found along the [[Route 1|highway]] along the top of [[Blaine County]]. Driving a sports class of vehicle (like [[Obey]] [[9F]], [[Annis]] [[Elegy RH8]], etc.) will increase its spawn chance.
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* Has a chance to spawn in the [[Bolingbroke Penitentiary|prison]] parking lot.
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* Can also be occasionally found at the docks near where you deliver stolen vehicles to Simeon.
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* Driving a [[Premier]] or [[Asterope]] seems to make the Sultan spawn much more frequently.
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* Driving a Sultan spawns other Sultans around the map frequently.
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* Can be found often at the [[Humane Labs and Research]] in the parking lot. Up to five can spawn at one time and driving a sports car is unnecessary. This is the best place to obtain a Sultan.
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* Very common in [[La Mesa]] and [[Strawberry]].
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* Occasionally found along the [[Senora Freeway]].
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* Sometimes located at [[Larry's RV Sales]].
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==Trivia==
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* The default radio stations for the Sultan are:
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**'''''GTA San Andreas''''': [[Radio Los Santos]] or [[SF-UR]] when entering a San Fierro Triad's Sultan.
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**'''''GTA IV''''': [[The Beat 102.7]] or [[The Classics 104.1]].
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**'''''Episodes from Liberty City''''': [[The Beat 102.7]].
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**'''''GTA Chinatown Wars''''': [[Deadmau5]].
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**'''''GTA V''''': [[Channel X]].
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* Sultan means ''king ''in Arabic, and is also the term for the head of state in various countries. The Sultan is most likely named as the "king" of the sedans as it is the fastest sedan in the core games.
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* Sultan's poor build quality in GTA San Andreas contradicts its real life counterpart, the Subaru Impreza WRX STI. In real-life, Subaru Imprezas are known for excellent build quality & reliabililty (as quoted by an English motoring magazine: ''"Subarus are the toughest things in the world"'').
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* The spoiler in the Korean Mob Sultan can be detached by force.
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* The Sultan (along with the [[Sultan RS]]) is the first car in the entire Grand Theft Auto series to feature unequal length [[wp:Exhaust_manifold|exhaust manifolds]] (judging from its burbly exhaust sound, which is similar to the Subaru Impreza). The [[DF8-90]], [[Sentinel]] and [[Chavos]] have similar exhaust notes, however they aren't as growly, suggesting they simply have catback exhausts rather than unequal length manifolds.
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* In [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]] the Sultan can be modified to look like the Sultan RS (albeit with 4 doors and missing the side skirt exhaust).
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**The Sultan can also be modified to look like the [[Korean Mob]] Sultan TT from GTA IV.
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* After starting the Sultan in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]], the cooling fans will kick on after the engine runs for about half a minute. They will stay on for a few seconds after exiting the car.
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* In GTA V, it lacks a first person view. However, this is only if it has the carbon scooped hood option.
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Sultan
KarinSultan-Front-GTAV
A Sultan in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle class (GTA V) Sports
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 4-door saloon
Capacity 4 (driver and three passengers)
Appearance(s) GTA San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
GTA Chinatown Wars
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer Karin (HD Universe)
Related vehicle(s) Sultan RS

The Karin Sultan is a 4-door sports sedan in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto IV and its episodes, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars and Grand Theft Auto V. The Sultan was supposed to appear in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories but it was cut without reason.

DesignEdit

3D UniverseEdit

Sultan-GTASA-front

A Sultan in GTA San Andreas.

The Sultan is based on the 1990's GC Subaru Impreza WRX with Peugeot 405 headlights. It has a small, yet powerful turbocharged engine, and a four wheel drive drivetrain. Its performance is relatively strong in comparison with all of the sports coupes and supercars in the game, whilst its grippy four wheel drive system makes it particularly controllable; it is less prone to spinning out than the rear wheel drive cars, making it a good car for Gymkhana or cross-country road trip. The Sultan is the fastest four-door car in the game. The only drawback of the Sultan is it's poor build quality. The Sultan's front or back can be deformed even in low speed collisions with other vehicles. It is the high-performance counterpart of the Sentinel, taking over the role of Mafia Sentinel and Sentinel XS.

Players favor the Sultan for drive-by attacks, due to its four seat capacity and its ability to outrun rival gang or police vehicles, as it has supreme handling; it also has a large array of modifications.

HD UniverseEdit

Sultanrs badges

Shared badging on the Sultan and Sultan RS.

Now manufactured by Karin (the GTA version of Toyota, Lexus, and Subaru), the Grand Theft Auto IV Sultan draws upon the Japanese import styling of the previous Sultan. It is mostly based on the first-generation Lexus IS (also known as the Toyota Altezza), although certain elements such as the rear lamp units are inspired by a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV. Other elements (such as the bonnet and spoiler of the Korean Mob variant) bear resemblance to the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII and the Subaru Impreza. Interestingly, ordinary Sultans come with blued exhaust tips, similar to the (assumedly) titanium tips on the Futo GT. The engine sound, however, bears a striking resemblance to the Subaru Impreza WRX.

The Sultan appears in GTA V, mostly unchanged in terms of appearance. The only differences are that it now features black wheels by default and it no longer has the Impreza-esque exhaust note due to an updated engine with equal length exhaust manifolds. The car now sounds remarkably similar to the Lexus IS200's 3S-GE engine. The popular Sultan RS model from GTA IV can be created by adding certain modifications to the base Sultan.

PerformanceEdit

3D UniverseEdit

In GTA San Andreas the Sultan has a relatively excellent traction and handling much better than those of more expensive 2-door sport cars. the acceleration is very good and makes the car the fastest 4 door car of the game followed by the Sentinel .It is powered by a turbocharged engine and it weights 1400 kg like some 2-door rivals.

HD UniverseEdit

The Sultan remains fast, grippy, engaging and easy to drive. It appears to be powered by a 3.5L Twin Turbo inline six engine, similar to the first-generation Lexus IS it is now based on. Despite the Lexus-inspired engine, the exhaust note in GTA IV appears to be modeled after the unequal length exhaust manifold rumble that the Subaru Impreza has become known for, while in GTA V it has a note similar to a first generation Lexus IS300. Like all past Sultan models (and most Subarus) the GTA IV Sultan is AWD (40% front/ 60% rear torque distribution), providing superior traction and handling over other cars of the same class. While many similarly sized sedans offer similar straight line performance, the added stability of the Sultan allows fast cornering and easy power sliding, making it a good choice for races or getaways (and one of the best 4-door cars in the game). Like the Sultan RS, under-steer is a factor, but the powerful engine and quick handling make it sporty and fun to drive. Although the engine isn't the most durable, considering its speed, body deformation is average. Non-tuned Sultans come with alarms, the most popular forms being the horn and beep versions. Its top speed is 203 mph(326 km/h) and it accelerates from 0-60mph in 5.6 seconds.

After collecting all thirty cars for Stevie he agrees to purchase cars from Niko Bellic, with the Sultan fetching $3,500.

In GTA V, however, the car has average performance. The Buffalo and Oracle outperform it in the category of 4-door cars. However, because of its AWD nature, the Sultan can easily surpass most off-road vehicles, especially when upgraded.

Overview (HD)Edit

Acceleration

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

Top Speed

(mph / kph)

Engine Drivetrain Gears Mass

(Kg)

5.6 seconds (IV)
5 seconds

178 mph/ 285 kph (IV)
208 mph/335 kph (V)

3.5L Twin-Turbo Inline-6

AWD (40% front, 60% rear torque distribution)

5-speed automatic

1400kg (IV)
1375 kg

Variants Edit

There are three variations of the Sultan in GTA IV; the standard car, the slightly tuned car, and the heavily tuned and independent Sultan RS. The regular Sultan and tuned Korean Mob Sultan TT are both four door sedans, while the Sultan RS is a two door coupe. The standard Sultan is modestly styled, with a leaning towards performance, indicated by the small hood scoop, sports wheels, and its good performance. The Korean Mob Sultan TT comes with a blue paint job, a large angular rear spoiler in line with the rear lights, extra carbon fiber lips for the front bumper and side skirts, along with gold wheels and dual bonnet vent, giving the car a resemblance to the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII GSR. The Korean Mob Sultan can be resprayed in any of the regular Sultan's colors, it will however lose its unique wheel color.

Regular Sultans may also appear with custom paint jobs and spoilers, but no enhanced performance, in The Ballad of Gay Tony's Drug Wars involving the Korean Mob.

During Stevie's text message car thefts, he will ask Niko to steal a Sultan in Alderney. This is a unique Sultan, with black rims and a slightly more vibrant shade of blue in its paint-job.

In GTA Chinatown Wars , the car's hood scoops and seating capacity makes it look like a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution CT9A model.

In The Ballad of Gay Tony, multiple variations of the Sultan will appear in Drug Wars involving the Koreans. The Sultans will have special paint schemes (including wheels) and may or may not feature a rear wing. The bonnet/ hood will be one of the two standard forms.

ModificationsEdit

GTA San AndreasEdit

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Possible combinations of modifications that can be given to Sultans at Wheel Arch Angels in GTA San Andreas.

Being classified as a "tuner" car, the Sultan can only be modified at Wheel Arch Angels; and like all cars of its class, the range of body kits, rims and spoilers are the same, the only distinction being its three unique customized body paint schemes. However, most people favor this car when it isn't modified at Wheel Arch Angels, as its appearance appears more Urban.

Type Upgrade Cost
Paint Jobs Paintjob 1 $ 500
Paintjob 2 $ 500
Paintjob 3 $ 500
Colors Car Color 1 (64 different colors) $ 150
Exhausts Alien Exhaust $ 770
X-Flow Exhaust $ 680
Front Bumper Alien Front Bumper $ 970
X-Flow Front Bumper $ 880
Rear Bumper Alien Rear Bumper $ 980
X-Flow Rear Bumper $ 870
Roof Alien Roof Vent $ 170
X-Flow Roof Vent $ 120
Spoilers Alien Spoiler $ 580
X-Flow Spoiler $ 470
Side Skirts Alien Side Skirts $ 480
X-Flow Side Skirts $ 370
Wheels Cutter $ 1030
Rimshine $ 980
Mega $ 1030
Grove $ 1230
Switch $ 900
Shadow $ 1100
Classic $ 1620
Dollar $ 1560
Import $ 820
Atomic $ 770
Car Stereo Bass Boost $ 100
Hydraulics Hydraulics $ 1500
Nitro 2x Nitrous $ 200
5x Nitrous $ 500
10x Nitrous $ 1000

It is interesting to note that while two of three of the customized body paint schemes are of original designs, one consists of a blue and yellow rally-like scheme similar to that of the Subaru World Rally Team's 1993-1996 Subaru Impreza GC.

GTA VEdit

Type Upgrade Cost (Story) Cost (Online)
Bumpers Custom Front Splitter $1250 $2500
Custom Splitter & Intercooler $1650 $3300
Carbon Rear Diffuser $1250 $2500
Exhaust Titanium Tuner Exhaust $375 $750
Hood Double Vented Hood $850 $1700
Carbon Hood $1200 $2400
Carbon Vented Hood $1450 $2900
Carbon Scooped Hood $2225 $4450
Roll Cage Roll Cage and Chassis Upgrade $550 $1045
Roof Sunstrip $350 $665
Skirts Custom Skirts $1500 $2850
Spoiler Low Level Spoiler $750 $1425
High Level Spoiler $950 $1805
GT Wing $1300 $2470
  • In GTA V, any Sultan can be taken to Los Santos Customs to modify it. If a Roll Cage is added to the vehicle, Sultan RS decals will appear on the side and the badging on the rear will say "Sultan RS" instead of just "Sultan". This means that by heavily modifying the Sultan in Los Santos Customs, a close replica of the Sultan RS can be created.
    Sultan w Turbo tunning2

    Twin turbochargers added to the Sultan's engine when a roll cage is installed. These are highlighted.

Locations Edit

GTA San AndreasEdit

GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty CityEdit

  • A Sultan can be found parked outside the apartment in the mission Blow Your Cover, as a getaway car.
  • Spawn around Firefly Projects.
  • Spawn in traffic in Multiplayer.
  • Driving a Sultan around Alderney City usually spawns the Korean Mob's modified Sultans (also applies online when the Sultan is active in the spawn rota).
  • Driving a Schafter may cause Sultans to spawn in Algonquin.
  • Driving a Banshee in Alderney City will spawn Sultans.
  • Driving a Infernus in Middle Park East will spawn Sultans.
  • Driving a Premier in Algonquin will spawn Sultans.
  • Can be encountered in Most Wanted side-mission, search for Fernando Tisdel, then go to his hang-out location. He and his gang will make a run for it in a Sultan.
  • Sometimes it appears in 'Stolen Vehicle' Vigilante side-missions, as the target car.

GTA VEdit

GTA OnlineEdit

  • Commonly found in Harmony.
  • Also found along the highway along the top of Blaine County. Driving a sports class of vehicle (like Obey 9F, Annis Elegy RH8, etc.) will increase its spawn chance.
  • Has a chance to spawn in the prison parking lot.
  • Can also be occasionally found at the docks near where you deliver stolen vehicles to Simeon.
  • Driving a Premier or Asterope seems to make the Sultan spawn much more frequently.
  • Driving a Sultan spawns other Sultans around the map frequently.
  •  Can be found often at the Humane Labs and Research in the parking lot. Up to five can spawn at one time and driving a sports car is unnecessary. This is the best place to obtain a Sultan.
  • Very common in La Mesa and Strawberry.
  • Occasionally found along the Senora Freeway.
  • Sometimes located at Larry's RV Sales.

TriviaEdit

  • The default radio stations for the Sultan are:
  • Sultan means king in Arabic, and is also the term for the head of state in various countries. The Sultan is most likely named as the "king" of the sedans as it is the fastest sedan in the core games.
  • Sultan's poor build quality in GTA San Andreas contradicts its real life counterpart, the Subaru Impreza WRX STI. In real-life, Subaru Imprezas are known for excellent build quality & reliabililty (as quoted by an English motoring magazine: "Subarus are the toughest things in the world").
  • The spoiler in the Korean Mob Sultan can be detached by force.
  • The Sultan (along with the Sultan RS) is the first car in the entire Grand Theft Auto series to feature unequal length exhaust manifolds (judging from its burbly exhaust sound, which is similar to the Subaru Impreza). The DF8-90, Sentinel and Chavos have similar exhaust notes, however they aren't as growly, suggesting they simply have catback exhausts rather than unequal length manifolds.
  • In GTA V the Sultan can be modified to look like the Sultan RS (albeit with 4 doors and missing the side skirt exhaust).
    • The Sultan can also be modified to look like the Korean Mob Sultan TT from GTA IV.
  • After starting the Sultan in GTA V, the cooling fans will kick on after the engine runs for about half a minute. They will stay on for a few seconds after exiting the car.
  • In GTA V, it lacks a first person view. However, this is only if it has the carbon scooped hood option.

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