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:''For the taxi company, see [[Borgnine Taxis]].
 
 
 
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| name = Borgnine
 
| name = Borgnine
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| rear_image = Borgnine-GTA3-rear.jpg
 
| rear_image = Borgnine-GTA3-rear.jpg
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Borgnine in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]]
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| caption = A '''Borgnine''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]''.
 
| vehicle_type = Public taxi
 
| vehicle_type = Public taxi
 
| body_style = 4-door sedan
 
| body_style = 4-door sedan
| capacity = 4 (driver and 3 passengers)
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| capacity = 4 <small>(driver and 3 passengers)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto Advance|GTA Advance]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''
|getting_it = Parked
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|related = [[Cabbie]]<br>[[Zebra Cab]]<br>[[Kaufman Cab]]<br>[[Bickle'76]]
|related = [[Cabbie]]
 
 
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{{Disambiglink|For the taxi company, see [[Borgnine Taxis]].}}
   
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The '''Borgnine''' is a bonus taxi available in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]''.
   
The '''Borgnine''' is a bonus taxi available in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto Advance]].
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==Design==
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The Borgnine in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' is a modified [[Cabbie]] with a red body and bloody spikes on the front and rear bumpers, while the ''[[Grand Theft Auto Advance]]'' rendition retains some of the qualities of the ''GTA III'' rendition, lacking the spike bumpers and serving as the only other taxi other than the game's [[Taxi]], being the only Cabbie in that game, making the vehicle somewhat special in both games since it is a bonus in both games and is a unique modeled Cabbie.
   
==Description==
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===Version History Gallery===
Available to the player only after a mandatory requirement of 100 completed taxi fares (50 in GTA Advance), the Borgnine in GTA III is a modified [[Cabbie]] with a red body and bloody spikes on the front and rear bumpers, while the GTA Advance rendition retains some of the qualities of the GTA III rendition, lacking the spike bumpers and serving as the only other taxi other than the game's [[Taxi]]. The Borgnine's handling is far superior to that of the car it's based on.
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{{Vehicle Design History Gallery
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| GTAADV_Front_imagename = Borgnine-GTAA.png
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The Borgnine's name is a homage to [[wp:Ernest Borgnine|Ernest Borgnine]], who starred in the 1981 movie [[wp:Escape from New York|Escape from New York]] as a cab driver named "Cabbie" in a prison-converted Manhattan; in the movie, Cabbie also drives a [[wp:Checker Marathon|Checker Marathon]] from which the Cabbie taxi and Borgnine are based on. The Borgnine's bumpers are perhaps a nod to Cabbie's hazardous profession in the crime-infested prison.
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==Performance==
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The Borgnine's handling is far superior to that of the car it is based on.
   
{| align="center"
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== Locations ==
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180">
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===''Grand Theft Auto III''===
Borgnine-GTA3-front.jpg|GTA III (<small>[[:Image:Borgnine-GTA3-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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* [[Harwood]], [[Portland Island]] - At the [[Borgnine Taxis]] company, upon completing 100 taxi fares.
Borgnine-GTAA.png|GTA Advance.
 
</gallery>
 
|}
 
   
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===''Grand Theft Auto Advance''===
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* [[Red Light District]], [[Portland Island]] - At the [[Hideout]], upon completing 50 taxi fares.
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
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*The Borgnine's name is a homage to the actor [[wp:Ernest Borgnine|Ernest Borgnine]], who starred in the 1981 movie [[wp:Escape from New York|Escape from New York]] as a cab driver named "Cabbie" in a prison-converted Manhattan; in the movie, Cabbie also drives a [[wp:Checker Marathon|Checker Marathon]] from which the Cabbie and Borgnine are based on. The Borgnine's bumpers are perhaps a nod to Cabbie's hazardous profession in the crime-infested prison.
 
* Like the [[Cabbie]], the passengers will pass through its rear fender when getting in.
 
* Like the [[Cabbie]], the passengers will pass through its rear fender when getting in.
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* The bloody spikes are probably a reference to the 1997's game [[wp:Carmageddon|Carmageddon]]
   
== Locations ==
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==See Also==
'''Grand Theft Auto III'''
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*[[Bickle'76]] - A similar bonus taxi in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''
* [[Harwood]], [[Portland Island]] - At the [[Borgnine Taxis]] company, upon completing 100 taxi fares.
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*[[Cabbie]] - Base model of the Borgnine.
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*[[Kaufman Cab]] - A cab also based on the Cabbie that appears in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''
'''Grand Theft Auto Advance'''
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*[[Zebra Cab]] - A similar bonus vehicle in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''.
* [[Red Light District]], [[Portland Island]] - At the [[Hideout]], upon completing 50 taxi fares.
 
 
== See also ==
 
*[[Bickle '76]], similar bonus taxi in [[GTA Liberty City Stories]]
 
*[[Cabbie]]
 
*[[Zebra Cab]], a similar bonus vehicle in [[GTA Vice City]].
 
   
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==Navigation==
 
{{Navboxes
 
{{Navboxes
 
|title= Navigation
 
|title= Navigation
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[[Category:Public Transport Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Public Transport Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Taxicabs]]
 
[[Category:Taxicabs]]
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[[Category:Customized Vehicles]]

Latest revision as of 05:29, April 28, 2016


For the taxi company, see Borgnine Taxis.

The Borgnine is a bonus taxi available in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto Advance.

DesignEdit

The Borgnine in Grand Theft Auto III is a modified Cabbie with a red body and bloody spikes on the front and rear bumpers, while the Grand Theft Auto Advance rendition retains some of the qualities of the GTA III rendition, lacking the spike bumpers and serving as the only other taxi other than the game's Taxi, being the only Cabbie in that game, making the vehicle somewhat special in both games since it is a bonus in both games and is a unique modeled Cabbie.

Version History GalleryEdit

PerformanceEdit

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The Borgnine's handling is far superior to that of the car it is based on.

Locations Edit

Grand Theft Auto IIIEdit

Grand Theft Auto AdvanceEdit

Trivia Edit

  • The Borgnine's name is a homage to the actor Ernest Borgnine, who starred in the 1981 movie Escape from New York as a cab driver named "Cabbie" in a prison-converted Manhattan; in the movie, Cabbie also drives a Checker Marathon from which the Cabbie and Borgnine are based on. The Borgnine's bumpers are perhaps a nod to Cabbie's hazardous profession in the crime-infested prison.
  • Like the Cabbie, the passengers will pass through its rear fender when getting in.
  • The bloody spikes are probably a reference to the 1997's game Carmageddon

See AlsoEdit

NavigationEdit

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