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Walton
Walton-GTAVC-front
A Walton in GTA Vice City
(Rear quarter view).
Vehicle type Civilian car
Body style 2-door pickup truck
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) GTA Vice City
GTA San Andreas
GTA Vice City Stories
"Redneck, trailer-trash wagon. Marry your sister types. Swamp trash and the like."
―GTA Vice City Website.

The Walton is a 50's style farm truck available in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Description

Design

Throughout its apperance, the Walton resembles a 1955 2nd series to a 1959 Chevrolet (or GMC) truck with the front of a 1954 or 1st series 1955 Chevrolet truck, it also features a small stake bed, which provides a decent sized flat surface area, making it a suitable sniper platform if no Journeys are available.

In GTA San Andreas, the Walton often spawns with random cargo in the back, such as wood crates, propane tanks (which don’t explode when shot) or cardboard boxes. Sometimes the back is empty. When the tailgate is opened, none of the items in the back will fall out, even when driving off road or if the player crashes. There is also a junked Walton in front of Catalina's shack in Fern Ridge, Red County, San Andreas.

Performance

The Walton's road-going capabilities is, as expected, underwhelming. For GTA Vice City and GTA Vice City Stories, the Walton is only given slightly below-average acceleration and speed, and sluggish controls, owing to its age, weight and size. The Walton's engine power is even worse in GTA San Andreas, where the truck often struggles up steep inclines. However, the Walton can be modified at Transfender with some additions. The San Andreas version has the Tractor's engine sound. Despite being under powered, the Walton has decent off-roading capabilities typical of any pickup truck in the game.

Modifications (GTA San Andreas)

Type Upgrade Cost
Color Car Color 1 (64 different colors) $ 150
Hood Fury Scoop $ 150
Champ Scoop $ 100
Worx $ 250
Exhausts Large Exhaust $ 250
Medium Exhaust $ 200
Small Exhaust $ 150
Lights Round Fog Lamp $ 100
Square Fog Lamp $ 50
Nitro 2x Nitrous $ 200
5x Nitrous $ 500
10x Nitrous $ 1000
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

White Waltons

In both GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas, the color white is not normally available on any Walton, except during missions.

In GTA Vice City, four white Waltons will appear during "Gun Runner" as transport vehicles for a gang of gun runners which the player must eliminate. While the player can in fact the kill the driver of any of the Waltons with a sniper rifle and commandeer one, the player must destroy all the Waltons as well to complete the mission. A workaround to this is simple; the player will simply need to collect all of the weapons, then place the last working Walton in a garage and destroy it (thereby passing the mission). After the garage door is closed, the wrecked Walton will reappear in working order when the garage is reopened.

For GTA San Andreas, a white Walton is a crucial piece of equipment during "Madd Dogg", when the player must save a drunken Madd Dogg from falling to his death by taking the truck parked nearby and aligning the truck's box-filled bed with Madd Dogg as he is about to jump from a ledge. Once Madd Dogg lands on the bed, the player must then drive him to a rehabilitation clinic, completing the mission. The player may then store the truck in a garage. Alternately, the player can also fail the mission by opting not to save Madd Dogg and still acquire the truck nevertheless. The truck is also bulletproof.


Trivia

  • When entered in GTA San Andreas, the Walton plays K-Rose by default.
  • In GTA San Andreas, it has the same engine sound as the tractor.
  • The name could possibly come from a 1960s show, "The Waltons", as there is a truck in the show of the same design.
  • The Walton in GTA Vice City and GTA Vice City Stories does not feature a tailgate like in GTA San Andreas.
  • In GTA Vice City Stories, Phil Cassidy claims the truck being manual after crashing it into a wall during a mission "Cholo Victory".

Locations

GTA Vice City

GTA San Andreas

GTA Vice City Stories

Notable Owners

GTA Vice City

GTA Vice City Stories

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