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{{Infobox vehicles
| name = Buffalo
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|name = Buffalo
| front_image = Buffalo-GTAV-Front-Franklin.png|thumb
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|front_image = Buffalo-GTAV-front.png
| image_size = 325
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|image_size = 300
| caption = A Second Generation Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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|caption = A '''Buffalo''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
| rear_image = Buffalo-GTAV-Rear-Franklin.png
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|rear_image = Buffalo-GTAV-rear.png
| manufacturer = [[Bravado]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
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|manufacturer = [[Bravado]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
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|price = [[Money|$]]28,000 <small>([[GTA SA]])<br>([[Exports and Imports]])<br></small>$35,000 <small>([[Grand Theft Auto Online|Online]])</small><small>([[Southern San Andreas Super Autos]])</small>
| body_style = 2-door muscle car <small>(3D Universe)</small><br>4-door sedan <small>(HD Universe)</small>
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|vehicle_type = Civilian car
| capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger) (3D Universe)</small><br>4 <small>(driver and 3 passengers) (HD Universe)</small>
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|vehicle_class = Sports
| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<small> ('''BETA''')</small><br>[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''
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|body_style = 2-door muscle car <small>(3D Universe)</small><br>4-door sedan <small>(HD Universe)</small>
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|capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger) (3D Universe)</small><br>4 <small>(driver and three passengers) (HD Universe)</small>
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|appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''<br>''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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|variants = [[Police Buffalo]]<br>[[FIB Buffalo]]<br>[[Buffalo S]]
 
}}
 
}}
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{{quote|The Bravado marketing department know just what we need - another resurrected 1960s muscle car for the over-muscled EDM generation. It's a vehicle with aggressive lines for aggressive drivers.|[[Southern San Andreas Super Autos]] description.}}
The [[Bravado]] '''Buffalo''' is a muscle car and sports sedan which appears in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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The '''Buffalo''' is a vehicle that appeared as a muscle car in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' and a sports sedan in ''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''. It is manufactured by [[Bravado]] in the HD Universe.
   
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
===3D Universe===
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===''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas''===
The Buffalo in GTA San Andreas appears to be based on the third-generation [[wp:Third-generation Chevrolet Camaro|Chevrolet Camaro]], but there are influences from other vehicles. The headlights are circular, similar to a [[wp:Opel Manta|Opel Manta B2]] and the third generation [[wp:Honda Integra|Honda Integra]]. A C-pillar has also been added, bearing a resemblance to a [[wp:Dodge Daytona|Dodge Daytona]]. The shape of the taillights looks closer to some third-generation [[wp:third-generation Pontiac Firebird|Pontiac Firebird]] models. The Buffalo also features a ram air hood.
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The Buffalo in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' appears to be based on the [[wp:Chevrolet Camaro|third-generation Chevrolet Camaro]], but there are influences from other vehicles. The headlights are circular, similar to a [[wp:Opel Manta|Opel Manta B2]] and the third generation [[wp:Honda Integra|Honda Integra]]. A C-pillar has also been added, bearing a resemblance to a [[wp:Dodge Daytona|Dodge Daytona]]. The shape of the taillights looks closer to some [[wp:Pontiac Firebird|third-generation Pontiac Firebird]] models. The Buffalo also features a ram air hood.
   
<gallery>
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===''The Ballad of Gay Tony''===
Buffalo-GTASA-front.jpg|A Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]. <small>([[:File:Buffalo-GTASA-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]])</small>
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The [[Bravado]] Buffalo is a sports sedan based on the 2006-2010 [[wp:Dodge Charger|Sixth generation Dodge Charger]] as well as the [[wp:Ford Mustang|Ford Mustang GT]] for the greenhouse area, front fascia and headlights. In both ''[[GTA IV]]'' and ''[[The Lost and Damned]]'', the rendition of the Buffalo had not been made available as a consumer/civilian model, despite numerous billboards advertising the car. Rather, the vehicle is depicted as a law enforcement vehicle for the [[Federal Investigation Bureau]], dubbed the [[FIB Buffalo]].
</gallery>
 
   
===HD Universe===
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The Buffalo features a custom body kit that includes larger exhaust tips, chrome wheels, and ground effects, suggesting that it is based on the Charger's SRT-8 model. Compared to the [[FIB Buffalo]]'s naturally-aspirated [[wp:V8 engine|V8 engine]], the civilian Buffalo has a supercharged, high-displacement V8 engine.
====TBOGT====
 
In The Ballad of Gay Tony, the [[Bravado]] Buffalo is a sports sedan based on the LX Platform [[wp:Dodge Charger (LX)#First generation|2006-2010 Dodge Charger]]. The front fascia and headlight covers bear a subtle similarity to the fifth generation [[wikipedia:Ford Mustang (fifth generation)|Ford Mustang GT]]. In GTA IV, the game's rendition of the Buffalo had not been made available as a consumer model, despite numerous billboards advertising the car. Rather, the vehicle is depicted as a law enforcement vehicle for the [[Federal Investigation Bureau]], dubbed the [[FIB Buffalo]].
 
   
The Buffalo features a custom body kit that includes larger exhaust tips, chrome wheels, and ground effects, suggesting that it is based on the Charger's SRT-8 model. Compared to the [[FIB Buffalo|FIB Buffalo's]] normally-aspirated V8 engine, the civilian Buffalo has a supercharged, high-displacement V8 engine.
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
====GTA V====
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The Buffalo returns in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'', with the normal version having the same design as The Ballad of Gay Tony model.
The Buffalo returns in [[Grand Theft Auto V]], with the normal version having the same design as The Ballad of Gay Tony model. Franklin owns a unique next-generation Buffalo, based on the [[wp:Dodge Charger|2011-present Dodge Charger]] but still retains the design of the previous generation and with the tailight design similar to the [http://carinnovative.com/2013/10/25/2015-acura-nsx-release-date/ Acura NSX concept]. 
 
   
Franklin's Buffalo has a much more aggressive appearance, giving it the look of the modern American muscle car. The front fascia consists of one large grille that extends from the hood to the front bumper and two smaller grilles near the tyres. On the side, there are two small [[wp:Carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer|CFRP]] panels that give an even more aggressive look. Franklin's Buffalo also has unique rims that consist of ten spokes. The rear of the Buffalo remains largely the same except for the taillights. This version can only be obtained through him as it does not spawn anywhere else other than outside his house.
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===Current Design Gallery===
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{{Vehicle Design Gallery
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| Front_quarter_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-FrontQuarter.jpg
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| Top_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Top.jpg
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| Rear_quarter_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-RearQuarter.jpg
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| Front_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Front2.jpg
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| Side_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Side.jpg
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| Rear_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Rear.jpg
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| Engine_bay_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Enginebay.jpg
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| Underside_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Underside.jpg
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| Inside_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Interior.jpg
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| Badge_texture_imagename = Buffalo-GTAIV-Badges.png
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| Damage_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Open.jpg
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| Dashboard_view_imagename = Buffalo-GTAV-Dashboard.jpg
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}}
   
<gallery>
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===Version History Gallery===
Buffalo-TBOGT-front.jpg|A Buffalo in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]. <small>([[:File:Buffalo-TBOGT-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]])</small>
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{{Vehicle Design History Gallery
Buffalo-GTAV-Front-FirstGeneration.png|A First Generation Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]]. <small>([[:File:Buffalo-GTAV-Rear-FirstGeneration.png|Rear quarter view]])</small>
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| GTASA_Front_imagename = Buffalo-GTASA-front.jpg
Buffalo-GTAV-Front-Franklin.png|A Second Generation Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]]. <small>([[:File:Buffalo-GTAV-Rear-Franklin.png|Rear quarter view]])</small>
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| GTASA_Rear_imagename = Buffalo-GTASA-rear.jpg
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| GTAIV_EFLC_Front_imagename = Buffalo-TBoGT-front.png
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| GTAIV_EFLC_Rear_imagename = Buffalo-TBoGT-rear.png
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}}
   
 
== Performance ==
 
== Performance ==
<span style="font-size:16px;">3D Universe</span>
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===''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas''===
 
 
In GTA San Andreas, the car is laid out in an FR layout, and sports a high-performance V8 engine that delivers great acceleration and speed, but comes at the cost of high rear end power, which may lead to loss of traction. Despite being a sports car, the Buffalo handles very well off road, making it a spectacular cross-country vehicle.
 
In GTA San Andreas, the car is laid out in an FR layout, and sports a high-performance V8 engine that delivers great acceleration and speed, but comes at the cost of high rear end power, which may lead to loss of traction. Despite being a sports car, the Buffalo handles very well off road, making it a spectacular cross-country vehicle.
   
[[File:Buffalo-Engine-HD.png|thumb|160px|Engine of the Buffalo in [[GTA IV]].]]
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===''The Ballad of Gay Tony''===
<span style="font-size:16px;">HD Universe</span>
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The Buffalo's performance in TBoGT is very good for a four-door sedan, courtesy of its apparent supercharged 5.7 liter V8 engine which is more superior than its law enforcement variants. As expected, the car is capable of good acceleration and an excellent top speed, with its powerful engine coupled up to a 5-speed gearbox in a FR layout, because it is being lighter than the FIB Buffalo. While the car is still prone to fishtailing, the car's grip on the road is equally excellent. Durability is excellent, making it take crashes and gunfire very decently, however the wheels aren't durable. Like the [[Infernus]], [[Banshee]], [[F620]], [[Sultan RS]] and [[Bullet]], the Buffalo backfires from its exhaust when shifting gears.
   
The Buffalo's performance in TBoGT is very good for a four-door sedan, courtesy of its supercharged 6.5 liter V8 engine which is more superior than it's law enforcement variants. As expected, the car is capable of good acceleration which is 0-60&nbsp;mph in 3.9 seconds and an excellent top speed of 201&nbsp;mph (323&nbsp;km/h) and a 5-speed gearbox in a FR layout, because it is being lighter than the FIB Buffalo. While the car is still prone to fishtailing, the car's grip on the road is equally excellent. And like the [[Infernus]], [[Banshee]], [[F620]], [[Sultan RS]] and [[Bullet GT|Bullet GT,]] the Buffalo burns excess fuel from its exhaust when shifting gears.
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The Buffalo is equipped with a [[GPS]] system with a female voice, but only if the player leaves the "selected cars" (default) option in the audio menu.
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==== TBoGT Overview ====
===Overview===
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{{GTA IV Vehicle Stats
{{Template:Vehicle Stats
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time =
|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time = 4.3 seconds
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|Top Speed Files =
|Top speed = 201 mph (323 km/h)
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|Top Speed Tested =
|Engine = 6.4 liter supercharged V8
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|Engine = Supercharged <small>(Badging)</small><br>{{H:title|Front engine, rear wheel drive|FR}} {{H:title|Double Overhead Camshaft|DOHC}} Inline-4 <small>(In-game model)</small>
|Drivetrain = Rear wheel drive
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|Drivetrain Files=
|Gears = 6 speed manual (5-speed auto first generation)
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|Drivetrain Tested= RWD
|Mass = n/a
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|Gears Files=
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|Gears Tested= 5
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|Mass (Files only)= 1700
 
}}
 
}}
   
== Unique variants ==
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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[[File:Buffalo-GTAV-RSCStats.png|thumb|200px|Performance statistics on [[Rockstar Games Social Club]].]]
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Returning to GTA V, the Buffalo retains its mostly-good performance, having an acceptable top-speed, and average acceleration. Thanks to its sturdy front structure, the Buffalo can cope with several head-on crashes before the wheels make an average negative-camber. The braking distance is among the best in the class, and still performs just as good in wet weather, thanks to its thick tires, and its firm brake disks. The engine powering the car is a what sounds to be a V10, yet modeled as twin-cam straight-4, being situated at the front, and having a RWD drivetrain, an average layout for sports-sedans.
   
Only found in the mission [[This Ain't Checkers]], Mori's red Buffalo, along with the other 3 cars available, is equipped with [[Nitro]]us to help the player win the [[Triathlon (TBOGT)|Triathlon]] set up by [[Mori Kibbutz|Mori]]. It is best to only use the nitrous on straightaways, as it provides an enormous amount of speed in a short amount of time, but makes it nearly impossible to take a corner or slow down. A pink canister icon is displayed on the hub next to the mini map during the race. It empties as you use the Nitrous and is refilled as the player drives.
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The Buffalo's engine and RWD drivetrain works hard to propel it off the line, making for an impressive top speed and 0-60 time. As per mentioned, the engine sounds to be a low-revving V10 and the engine gives the car more get up and go, which makes the Buffalo a faster vehicle than one would assume. Its handling feels more sport-like, and combined with a firm suspension and good traction, the Buffalo can easily be thrown around curves and sharp turns at high speeds, and also makes the Buffalo a rather fun and exciting vehicle to drive. The Buffalo has good traction on and off road, and allows it to climb steep grades and enables it to go significantly off road, despite its RWD drivetrain and lower ride height. Braking feels strong and is excellent for a vehicle its size, enabling the Buffalo to come to a complete stop in a shorter amount of time compared to other vehicles in its class, and ABS is standard across the lineup. Crash deformation is also impressive, allowing the Buffalo to take multiple direct hits before the engine erupts in flames. Overall, the Buffalo is well rounded and balanced, making it an excellent choice for a getaway vehicle, especially during hot pursuit.
   
At the start of the mission [[Bang Bang]], the player has the choice between [[Gay Tony|Tony's]] black [[Schafter]] or a unique blue Buffalo. This Buffalo is presumably [[Evan Moss]]' car as he is the only person in the apartment other than Tony and this is the only time the Buffalo is seen.
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==== GTA V Overview ====
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{{GTA V Vehicle Stats
In the game file "carcols.dat" there is a car known, internally, as the "buffal2". It is a faster, more stable Buffalo that is found in Drug Wars as a drug transport. It is aesthetically identical to the Buffalo, but the "buffal2" has quicker acceleration, and the handling is much more firm.
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time defined =
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|Top speed defined = 90 / 145 <small>(Handling.dat)</small>
[[File:Buffalo-GTAV.jpg|thumb|187px|[[Franklin Clinton|Franklin]]'s unique Buffalo.]]
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|Engine defined = Supercharged <small>(Badging)</small>
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|Drivetrain defined = RWD <small>(Website)</small>
In [[Grand Theft Auto V]], a unique Buffalo which cannot be found anywhere else, appears at [[Franklin]]'s house with a unique plate reading FC1988. Despite the stock version being white, this car can be modified and will respawn outside [[Franklin]]'s house in its modified state. It resembles the [[wp:Dodge_Charger_(LX)#Second_generation|2011-present Dodge Charger]].
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|Gears defined = 5 <small>(Website)</small>
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|Mass defined = 1650 / 3638 <small>(Website)</small>
== Modifications (GTA San Andreas) ==
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time observed = 6.9 Seconds
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|Top speed observed = 115 / 185
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|Engine observed = {{H:title|Front-engine, rear wheel drive|FR}} V10 <small>(Sound)</small><br>{{H:title|Double Overhead Camshaft|DOHC}} Inline-4 <small>(In-game model)</small>
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|Drivetrain observed = RWD
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|Gears observed = 5
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}}
   
The Buffalo can only be modified at [[TransFender]].
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==Modifications==
{|class="wikitable" style="vertical-align:top;" valign="top"
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===''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas''===
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*The Buffalo can only be modified at [[TransFender]].
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{| class="wikitable" style="vertical-align:top;" valign="top"
 
!Type
 
!Type
 
!Upgrade
 
!Upgrade
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|$ 150
 
|$ 150
 
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|rowspan=2|Nitro
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| rowspan="2" |Nitro
 
|2x Nitrous
 
|2x Nitrous
 
|$ 200
 
|$ 200
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|$ 1000
 
|$ 1000
 
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|rowspan=10|Wheels
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| rowspan="10" |Wheels
 
|Import
 
|Import
 
|$ 820
 
|$ 820
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|}
   
*Note: The [[TransFender]] in [[Las Venturas]] charges 20% more except for colors.
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*Note: The [[TransFender]] in [[Las Venturas (3D Universe)|Las Venturas]] charges 20% more except for colors.
   
== Gallery ==
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
<gallery width="auto" perrow="3" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180" orientation="none" columns="3" spacing="small" position="center" captionalign="center" captionsize="small" bordercolor="#8e8e8e">
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Type
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!Upgrade
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!Cost (Story)
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!Cost ([[Grand Theft Auto Online|Online]])
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|-
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|rowspan="5"|Armor
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|Armor Upgrade 20%
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| style="text-align: center;" |$500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$4,500
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|-
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|Armor Upgrade 40%
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,250
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| style="text-align: center;" |$7,500
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|-
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|Armor Upgrade 60%
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,000
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| style="text-align: center;" |$12,000
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|-
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|Armor Upgrade 80%
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$21,000
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|-
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|Armor Upgrade 100%
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| style="text-align: center;" |$5,000
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| style="text-align: center;" |$30,000
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|-
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|rowspan="3"|Brakes
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|Street Brakes
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,000
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| style="text-align: center;" |$4,000
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|-
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|Sport Brakes
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,700
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| style="text-align: center;" |$5,400
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|-
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|Race Brakes
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$7,000
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|-
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| rowspan="2" |Bumpers
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|Custom Front Splitter
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| style="text-align: center;" |$500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,000
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|-
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|Custom Rear Bumper
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| style="text-align: center;" |$500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,000
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|-
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|rowspan="4"|Engine
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|EMS Upgrade, Level 1
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| style="text-align: center;" |$900
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,800
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|-
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|EMS Upgrade, Level 2
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,250
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,500
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|-
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|EMS Upgrade, Level 3
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,800
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,600
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|-
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|EMS Upgrade, Level 4
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,350
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| style="text-align: center;" |$6,700
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Exhaust
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|Titanium Tuner Exhaust
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| style="text-align: center;" |$375
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| style="text-align: center;" |$750
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|-
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| rowspan="2" |Lights
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|Xenon Lights
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| style="text-align: center;" |$300
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,000
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|-
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|<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed" style="width:100%">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{{Main|Los Santos Customs/Lights}}
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</div>
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</div>
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| style="text-align: center;" | -
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| style="text-align: center;" | -
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|-
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|rowspan="2"|Loss/Theft Prevention
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|Tracker
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| style="text-align: center;" |N/A
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,000
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|-
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|Full Coverage
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| style="text-align: center;" |N/A
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| style="text-align: center;" |$4,375
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|-
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|rowspan="2"|Respray
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|<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed" style="width:100%">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{{ResprayColorsExpand}}
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</div>
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</div>
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| style="text-align: center;" | -
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| style="text-align: center;" | -
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|-
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|Crew Emblem
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| style="text-align: center;" |N/A
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| style="text-align: center;" |$25,000
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|-
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|Sell
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|Sell Vehicle
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| style="text-align: center;" |N/A
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,500
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Skirts
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|Custom Skirts
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| style="text-align: center;" |$415
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| style="text-align: center;" |$830
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Spoiler
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|Low Level Spoiler
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| style="text-align: center;" |$275
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| style="text-align: center;" |$550
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|-
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|rowspan="4"|Suspension
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|Lowered Suspension
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| style="text-align: center;" |$500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,000
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|-
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|Street Suspension
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,000
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,000
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|-
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|Sport Suspension
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,700
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,400
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|-
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|Competition Suspension
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,200
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| style="text-align: center;" |$4,400
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|-
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|rowspan="3"|Transmission
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|Street Transmission
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,950
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| style="text-align: center;" |$5,900
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|-
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|Sports Transmission
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,250
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| style="text-align: center;" |$6,500
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|-
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|Race Transmission
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| style="text-align: center;" |$4,000
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| style="text-align: center;" |$8,000
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|-
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|Turbo
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|Turbo Tuning
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$30,000
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|-
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|Wheels
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|<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed" style="width:100%">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
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{{WheelsExpand}}
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</div>
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</div>
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| style="text-align: center;" | -
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| style="text-align: center;" | -
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|-
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|rowspan="3"|Windows
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|Light Smoke
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| style="text-align: center;" |$200
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,500
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|-
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|Dark Smoke
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| style="text-align: center;" |$450
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,500
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|-
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|Limo
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| style="text-align: center;" |$700
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| style="text-align: center;" |$5,000
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|}
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==Image Gallery==
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<gallery position="center">
 
Buffalo-GTA4-advertising.jpg|While absent in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]], a billboard advertises the stock model of the Buffalo. On closer inspection, the pictured Buffalo features grill-mounted lights from an [[FIB Buffalo]].
 
Buffalo-GTA4-advertising.jpg|While absent in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]], a billboard advertises the stock model of the Buffalo. On closer inspection, the pictured Buffalo features grill-mounted lights from an [[FIB Buffalo]].
Buffalo_in_the_buff.jpg|A common Buffalo in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBOGT]].
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MoriKibbutz's-RedBuffalo-TBOGT.jpg|[[Mori Kibbutz|Mori's]] Buffalo in TBoGT.
Mori Kibbutz Red Buffalo.jpg|[[Mori Kibbutz|Mori's]] Buffalo in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBOGT]].
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Buffalo-GTAV-Front.png|Buffalo in GTA V. <small>([[:File:Buffalo-GTAV-Rear.png|rear quarter view]])</small>
Buffalo-GTAV-front.jpg|A First Generation Buffalo in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]]<br>([[:file:Buffalo-GTAV-rearview.jpg|Rear quarter view]]).
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Buffalo-GTAV-GlitchedBumpers.png|Buffalo with no bumpers & side skirts by glitch or bug. <small>([[:File:Buffalo-bravado-glitched-bumperback-gtav.png|Rear quarter view]])</small>.
Franklin_Buffalo.png|The rear of the unique Buffalo owned by Franklin as seen in [[Grand Theft Auto V/Trailer|his character trailer]].
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Buffalo-GTAV-RSC.jpg|The Buffalo on [[Rockstar Games Social Club]].
 
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== Unique Colours ==
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===<span style="color:red">Red</span>===
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[[Mori Kibbutz]] owns a unique red Buffalo that can be found in [[Kibbutz Number One]]. To obtain it, the player can take it to the parking space in [[Niko Bellic|Niko]]'s [[South Bohan safehouse]] and kill Mori, this will cause to fail the mission but the car can be saved. Another method without failing the mission is to reach the destination in the map, let Mori get off and then the player can take the vehicle to the South Bohan safehouse and proceed with the mission.
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It is also found in the mission [[This Ain't Checkers]], Mori's red Buffalo, along with the other 3 cars available, is equipped with [[Nitro]] to help the player win the [[Triathlon (TBOGT)|Triathlon]] set up by [[Mori Kibbutz|Mori]].
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===<span style="color:blue">Blue</span>===
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At the start of the mission [[Bang Bang]], the player has the choice between [[Gay Tony|Tony's]] black [[Schafter]] or a unique blue Buffalo. This Buffalo is presumably [[Evan Moss]]'s car as he is the only person in the apartment other than Tony and this is the only time the Buffalo is seen.
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==Variants==
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===Civilian===
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There is a sportier, higher performance edition, known as the [[Buffalo S]] found in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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BuffaloS-GTAV-front.png|The [[Buffalo S]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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===Emergency Service Variants===
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There are two emergency service equivalents featured in both ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'':
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*[[FIB Buffalo]] - An unmarked variant operated by the [[FIB]]. Also known as "'''FIB'''" in GTA V.
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*[[Police Buffalo]] - A police equivalent used by the [[Liberty City Police Department (HD Universe)|LCPD ]] in TBOGT, and the [[Los Santos Police Department (HD Universe)|LSPD]] in GTA V. Also known as the "'''Police Cruiser'''" in GTA V.
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FIB-GTAV-front.png|The FIB variant in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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PoliceBuffalo-TBOGT-front.png|The Police variant in ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''.
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PoliceCruiser2-GTAV-front.png|Police variant in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
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== Prominent Appearances ==
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'' ===
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* [[Misappropriation]] - Five are used for this mission. When the [[DEA]] arrives at [[Emerald Isle]], he will run away in one and Carl must chase him in another. If Carl doesn't kill him during the pursuit, the DEA will drive to an underground parking lot in [[Roca Escalante]] with more three Buffalos and full of FBI agents. The car driven by DEA is everything-proof before he reaches it.
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* [[High Noon]] - Carl have to chase and kill [[Pulaski]] in his white Buffalo after leaving [[Las Brujas]].
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* [[Race Tournaments in GTA San Andreas|Race Tournaments]] - You have to race against this car in [[Freeway (race)|Freeway]] and [[San Fierro Hills]].
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== Notable Owners ==
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*[[Catalina]] has a Buffalo at her [[Catalina's Hideout|hideout]].
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*[[Dom Beasley]] owns an orange Buffalo as seen in the mission [[Targeted Risk]].
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*[[Eddie Pulaski]] owns a white Buffalo as seen only in the mission [[High Noon]].
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*[[Evan Moss]] owns a blue Buffalo.
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*[[Mori Kibbutz]] owns a red/pink Buffalo.
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
===GTA San Andreas===
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*[[Catalina]] owns a Buffalo, located beside [[Catalina's Hideout|her hideout]] in [[Fern Ridge]], [[Red County]], even after she has left for [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] with [[Claude]].
 
*[[Catalina]] owns a Buffalo, located beside [[Catalina's Hideout|her hideout]] in [[Fern Ridge]], [[Red County]], even after she has left for [[Liberty City (3D Universe)|Liberty City]] with [[Claude]].
 
*Will spawn at the [[Xoomer]] [[Gas Station]] in [[Easter Basin]] when wanted for export.
 
*Will spawn at the [[Xoomer]] [[Gas Station]] in [[Easter Basin]] when wanted for export.
*Available for export for $28000 at the [[Exports and Imports|Import/Export]] dock in Easter Basin, [[San Fierro]] every Friday after completing all 3 export lists.
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*Available for export for $28,000 at the [[Exports and Imports|Import/Export]] dock in Easter Basin, [[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]] every Friday after completing all 3 export lists.
*A white Buffalo with a license plate reading "PULASKI" is driven by [[Eddie Pulaski]] in the mission [[High Noon]]. If the player destroys it during the mission, it re-spawn's when they get the "Mission Passed" notification, undamaged and available to be driven away.
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*A white Buffalo with a [[Vehicle Features/Custom Vehicle License Plates|license plate]] reading "PULASKI" is driven by [[Eddie Pulaski]] in the mission [[High Noon]]. If the player destroys it during the mission, it re-spawns when they get the "Mission Passed" notification, undamaged and available to be driven away.
*Occasionally spawns in a pink painted parking lot in [[Queens]], [[San Fierro]] (sometimes locked).
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*Occasionally spawns in a pink painted parking lot in [[Queens]], [[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]] (sometimes locked).
*Sometimes spawns in [[Juniper Hill]], [[San Fierro]].
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*Sometimes spawns in [[Juniper Hill]], [[San Fierro (3D Universe)|San Fierro]].
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*Can be found with [[Special Vehicles|full immune]] in the mission [[Misappropriation]] and [[High Noon]].
   
===The Ballad of Gay Tony===
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*Practically uncommon unless the player drives one.
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*Very uncommon unless the player drives one.
*If the player is hijacking a boat or helicopter during a [[Drug Wars|Drug War]], they will be required to bring it to the docks in [[Northwood]]. The Buffalo will be right in front of the player after the ending cut-scene.
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*If the player is hijacking a boat or [[Maverick|helicopter]] during a [[Drug Wars|Drug War]], they will be required to bring it to the docks in [[Northwood]]. The Buffalo will be right in front of the player after the ending cut-scene, and it can be taken freely.
 
*Commonly spawns in north [[Algonquin]] in multiplayer.
 
*Commonly spawns in north [[Algonquin]] in multiplayer.
 
*[[Henrique Bardas|Henrique]] will deliver one to the player if called.
 
*[[Henrique Bardas|Henrique]] will deliver one to the player if called.
 
*Uniquely colored examples can be found during Drug Wars as a target vehicle for convoy missions.
 
*Uniquely colored examples can be found during Drug Wars as a target vehicle for convoy missions.
   
===GTA V===
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
*[[Franklin Clinton]] owns a unique white Buffalo that can be modified with more variations and has some unique features and spawns outside his safehouse.
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*The Buffalo can be found mostly across [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]].
*When switching to Franklin from Michael or Trevor, either Franklin is driving his Buffalo, or if he is on foot, it will be parked nearby.
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*It can also be found on the highways around Los Santos and [[Blaine County]].
*When driving [[Franklin Clinton|Franklin]]'s Buffalo, the TBoGT variant spawns more easily, particularly in [[Strawberry]].
 
*The first generation Buffalo can be found mostly in [[Vinewood Hills]].
 
*The First Generation Buffalo can also be found on the highways in [[Los Santos (HD Universe)|Los Santos]] and [[Blaine County]].
 
===GTA Online===
 
*[[Franklin Clinton|Franklin's]] Buffalo can be used as a personal vehicle in [[Grand Theft Auto Online]] via a [[Glitch]].
 
*Found at the same locations as Singleplayer.
 
   
== Trivia ==
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*Can be bought on [[Southern San Andreas Super Autos]] for [[Money|$]]35,000.
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==Trivia==
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===General===
 
*The default radio stations for the Buffalo are:
 
*The default radio stations for the Buffalo are:
 
**'''''GTA San Andreas''''': [[Radio X]].
 
**'''''GTA San Andreas''''': [[Radio X]].
 
**'''''The Ballad of Gay Tony''''': [[San Juan Sounds]].
 
**'''''The Ballad of Gay Tony''''': [[San Juan Sounds]].
**'''''GTA V''''': [[Radio Los Santos]].
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**'''''GTA V''''': [[Radio Los Santos]], [[The Lab]] (PC only) or [[West Coast Classics]].
*In [[GTA San Andreas]], the Buffalo shares its engine sound with the [[Alpha]].
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*The way that the Buffalo in the 3D Universe is a 2-door and the variant in the HD Universe is a 4-door is similar to how the Dodge Charger, the basis of the HD Universe variant, went from its early production as a 2-door to a 4-door from [[2006]] until its present day counterpart.
*In GTA IV, the Buffalo shown in billboards has a large [[Bravado]] logo within its grille, unlike the [[FIB Buffalo]] or the civilian Buffalo which have a small logo above the grille. Interestingly, the billboard Buffalo also retains the police lights found on the FIB variant.
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* The original San Andreas car's name may be a reference to the Ford Taurus. Both names are a reference to forms of cattle (in the Buffalo's case, a type of [[wp:Bison|bison]]).
*In [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]], if the player takes a Buffalo to a [[Pay 'n' Spray]] too many times, it will turn a unique, dark green color. This color will then be permanent, and no amount of subsequent resprays will change it. This is most likely a glitch, as almost every other car in the game will continually cycle through its color palette. The exceptions are the [[Dukes (car)|Dukes]], the [[Infernus]] and the [[PMP 600]], which all suffer from the glitch.
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** Another possible name association is that the primary method of defense of a buffalo (bison) is to charge at a threat with its horns. As the later versions of the vehicle were modeled after the Dodge Charger, this may be the reason the name was used in the HD games.
*Though the paint-job of Mori's Buffalo is regarded as unique in-game, Buffalo's with the same color can be found, driven by [[Pedestrians|pedestrians.]]
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* For any player who views their [[Online]] garage and owns a Buffalo or [[Buffalo S]], will be displayed as the car itself. Player's upgrades remain unless changed.
*The Buffalo appears in [[Drug Wars]] where it is used to escort drugs. These sometimes have unique paint-jobs.
 
*The original San Andreas car's name may be a reference to the Ford Taurus. Both names are a reference to forms of cattle (in the Buffalo's case, a type of [[wp:Bison|bison]]).
 
*Another possible name association is that the primary method of defense of a buffalo (bison) is to charge at a threat with its horns. As the later versions of the vehicle were modeled after the Dodge Charger this may be the reason the name was used in the HD games.
 
*The Buffalo in TBoGT features the same wheels as the [[Rebla]].
 
*The Buffalo is one of the vehicles to feature more than one generation in one game. The others are the [[Schafter]] and the [[Faggio]] from TBoGT, the [[Baller]], the [[Cavalcade]] and the [[Oracle]] in GTA V.
 
*If you abandon [[Franklin]]'s Buffalo, it will respawn at his safehouse. It will spawn on the west side of Aunt Denise's house in front of the garage, and just outside the front door of Franklin's safehouse when it is acquired.
 
*If the player modifies Franklin's Buffalo, it will respawn in the same modified state. This also works with Franklin's [[Bagger]], [[Michael]]'s [[Tailgater]], [[Trevor]]'s [[Bodhi]], [[Tracey]]'s [[Issi]], and [[Amanda]]'s [[Sentinel]].
 
*Despite the front part of the 2nd Generation version shown in the artwork of [[Dave Norton]] (possibly another variant of the FIB Buffalo), [[Franklin Clinton|Franklin]] is the only one who owns that version. This may reveal that the 2nd Generation Buffalo was also to be a law enforcement vehicle, or that it would serve as a replacement of Dave's [[Oracle]].
 
   
== See also ==
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*[[Ruiner]], a similar car in GTA IV that fills the 1980s sports car slot of the [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]'s Buffalo.
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*The Buffalo shares its engine sound with the [[Alpha]] and the [[Infernus]].
*[[FIB Buffalo]], the law enforcement vehicle of the Buffalo found in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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*Sometimes, the Buffalo at Catalina's hideout will have rain particles coming off of the rear trunk that are only visible by looking at it through the camera. This is more likely to occur during foggy weather or in the late day and sunrise.
*[[Police Buffalo]], the law enforcement vehicle of the Buffalo found in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony|TBoGT]]'s multiplayer and [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
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*The Buffalo shown in billboards has a large [[Bravado]] logo within its grille, unlike the [[FIB Buffalo]] or the civilian Buffalo which have a small logo above the grille. Interestingly, the billboard Buffalo also retains the police lights found on the FIB variant.
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===''The Ballad of Gay Tony''===
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*In ''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]'', if the player takes a Buffalo to a [[Pay 'n' Spray]] too many times, it will turn a unique, dark green color. This color will then be permanent, and no amount of subsequent resprays will change it. This is most likely a glitch, as almost every other car in the game will continually cycle through its color palette. The exceptions are the [[Dukes (car)|Dukes]], the [[Infernus]] and the [[PMP 600]], which all suffer from the glitch.
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*Though the paintjob of Mori's Buffalo is regarded as unique in-game, Buffalo's with the same color can be found, driven by [[pedestrians]].
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*The Buffalo appears in [[Drug Wars]] where it is used to escort [[drugs]]. These sometimes have unique paintjobs.
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*The Buffalo features the same wheels as the [[Rebla]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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*In [[Los Santos Customs]], there is a glitch that lets the player remove the bumpers and skirts from the regular Buffalo.
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==See Also==
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*[[Buffalo S]] - Sportier version.
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*[[Ruiner]]- A similar car in ''GTA IV'' that fills the 1980s sports car slot of the [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'s Buffalo.
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*[[FIB Buffalo]] - A law enforcement variant of the Buffalo found in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
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*[[Police Buffalo]] - A law enforcement variant of the Buffalo found in [[TBoGT|TBoGT's]] multiplayer and occasionally in ''[[GTA V]]''.
   
 
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"The Bravado marketing department know just what we need - another resurrected 1960s muscle car for the over-muscled EDM generation. It's a vehicle with aggressive lines for aggressive drivers."
Southern San Andreas Super Autos description.

The Buffalo is a vehicle that appeared as a muscle car in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and a sports sedan in The Ballad of Gay Tony, Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. It is manufactured by Bravado in the HD Universe.

DesignEdit

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

The Buffalo in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas appears to be based on the third-generation Chevrolet Camaro, but there are influences from other vehicles. The headlights are circular, similar to a Opel Manta B2 and the third generation Honda Integra. A C-pillar has also been added, bearing a resemblance to a Dodge Daytona. The shape of the taillights looks closer to some third-generation Pontiac Firebird models. The Buffalo also features a ram air hood.

The Ballad of Gay TonyEdit

The Bravado Buffalo is a sports sedan based on the 2006-2010 Sixth generation Dodge Charger as well as the Ford Mustang GT for the greenhouse area, front fascia and headlights. In both GTA IV and The Lost and Damned, the rendition of the Buffalo had not been made available as a consumer/civilian model, despite numerous billboards advertising the car. Rather, the vehicle is depicted as a law enforcement vehicle for the Federal Investigation Bureau, dubbed the FIB Buffalo.

The Buffalo features a custom body kit that includes larger exhaust tips, chrome wheels, and ground effects, suggesting that it is based on the Charger's SRT-8 model. Compared to the FIB Buffalo's naturally-aspirated V8 engine, the civilian Buffalo has a supercharged, high-displacement V8 engine.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

The Buffalo returns in Grand Theft Auto V, with the normal version having the same design as The Ballad of Gay Tony model.

Current Design GalleryEdit


Version History GalleryEdit

Performance Edit

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

In GTA San Andreas, the car is laid out in an FR layout, and sports a high-performance V8 engine that delivers great acceleration and speed, but comes at the cost of high rear end power, which may lead to loss of traction. Despite being a sports car, the Buffalo handles very well off road, making it a spectacular cross-country vehicle.

The Ballad of Gay TonyEdit

The Buffalo's performance in TBoGT is very good for a four-door sedan, courtesy of its apparent supercharged 5.7 liter V8 engine which is more superior than its law enforcement variants. As expected, the car is capable of good acceleration and an excellent top speed, with its powerful engine coupled up to a 5-speed gearbox in a FR layout, because it is being lighter than the FIB Buffalo. While the car is still prone to fishtailing, the car's grip on the road is equally excellent. Durability is excellent, making it take crashes and gunfire very decently, however the wheels aren't durable. Like the Infernus, Banshee, F620, Sultan RS and Bullet, the Buffalo backfires from its exhaust when shifting gears.

The Buffalo is equipped with a GPS system with a female voice, but only if the player leaves the "selected cars" (default) option in the audio menu.

TBoGT Overview Edit

Acceleration
(0 - 60mph / 0 - 100km/h)
Top Speed
(mph / km/h)
Engine Details
(Layout/Type/Decal Detail)
Drivetrain
(AWD / FWD / RWD)
Gears
(Number + Type)
Mass
(Kg / lb)

n/a

Top Speed (Handling.dat)
n/a
Top Speed (Tested)
n/a

Supercharged (Badging)
FR DOHC Inline-4 (In-game model)

Drivetrain (Handling.dat)
n/a
Drivetrain (Tested)
RWD

Gears (Handling.dat)
n/a
Gears (Tested)
5

1700


Grand Theft Auto VEdit

Buffalo-GTAV-RSCStats

Performance statistics on Rockstar Games Social Club.

Returning to GTA V, the Buffalo retains its mostly-good performance, having an acceptable top-speed, and average acceleration. Thanks to its sturdy front structure, the Buffalo can cope with several head-on crashes before the wheels make an average negative-camber. The braking distance is among the best in the class, and still performs just as good in wet weather, thanks to its thick tires, and its firm brake disks. The engine powering the car is a what sounds to be a V10, yet modeled as twin-cam straight-4, being situated at the front, and having a RWD drivetrain, an average layout for sports-sedans.

The Buffalo's engine and RWD drivetrain works hard to propel it off the line, making for an impressive top speed and 0-60 time. As per mentioned, the engine sounds to be a low-revving V10 and the engine gives the car more get up and go, which makes the Buffalo a faster vehicle than one would assume. Its handling feels more sport-like, and combined with a firm suspension and good traction, the Buffalo can easily be thrown around curves and sharp turns at high speeds, and also makes the Buffalo a rather fun and exciting vehicle to drive. The Buffalo has good traction on and off road, and allows it to climb steep grades and enables it to go significantly off road, despite its RWD drivetrain and lower ride height. Braking feels strong and is excellent for a vehicle its size, enabling the Buffalo to come to a complete stop in a shorter amount of time compared to other vehicles in its class, and ABS is standard across the lineup. Crash deformation is also impressive, allowing the Buffalo to take multiple direct hits before the engine erupts in flames. Overall, the Buffalo is well rounded and balanced, making it an excellent choice for a getaway vehicle, especially during hot pursuit.

GTA V Overview Edit

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Number + Type
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n/a 90 / 145 (Handling.dat)

Supercharged (Badging)

RWD (Website)

5 (Website)

1650 / 3638 (Website)

Observed/Tested
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6.9 Seconds 115 / 185

FR V10 (Sound)
DOHC Inline-4 (In-game model)

RWD

5

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ModificationsEdit

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

Type Upgrade Cost
Colors Car Color 1 $ 150
Nitro 2x Nitrous $ 200
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
Hydraulics Hydraulics $ 1500

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

Type Upgrade Cost (Story) Cost (Online)
Armor Armor Upgrade 20% $500 $4,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $1,250 $7,500
Armor Upgrade 60% $2,000 $12,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $3,500 $21,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $5,000 $30,000
Brakes Street Brakes $2,000 $4,000
Sport Brakes $2,700 $5,400
Race Brakes $3,500 $7,000
Bumpers Custom Front Splitter $500 $1,000
Custom Rear Bumper $500 $1,000
Engine EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $900 $1,800
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $1,250 $2,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $1,800 $3,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $3,350 $6,700
Exhaust Titanium Tuner Exhaust $375 $750
Lights Xenon Lights $300 $3,000
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Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker N/A $2,000
Full Coverage N/A $4,375
Respray - -
Crew Emblem N/A $25,000
Sell Sell Vehicle N/A $3,500
Skirts Custom Skirts $415 $830
Spoiler Low Level Spoiler $275 $550
Suspension Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Transmission Street Transmission $2,950 $5,900
Sports Transmission $3,250 $6,500
Race Transmission $4,000 $8,000
Turbo Turbo Tuning $2,500 $30,000
Wheels - -
Windows Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

Image GalleryEdit

Unique Colours Edit

RedEdit

Mori Kibbutz owns a unique red Buffalo that can be found in Kibbutz Number One. To obtain it, the player can take it to the parking space in Niko's South Bohan safehouse and kill Mori, this will cause to fail the mission but the car can be saved. Another method without failing the mission is to reach the destination in the map, let Mori get off and then the player can take the vehicle to the South Bohan safehouse and proceed with the mission.

It is also found in the mission This Ain't Checkers, Mori's red Buffalo, along with the other 3 cars available, is equipped with Nitro to help the player win the Triathlon set up by Mori.

BlueEdit

At the start of the mission Bang Bang, the player has the choice between Tony's black Schafter or a unique blue Buffalo. This Buffalo is presumably Evan Moss's car as he is the only person in the apartment other than Tony and this is the only time the Buffalo is seen.

VariantsEdit

CivilianEdit

There is a sportier, higher performance edition, known as the Buffalo S found in Grand Theft Auto V.

Emergency Service VariantsEdit

There are two emergency service equivalents featured in both Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V:

  • FIB Buffalo - An unmarked variant operated by the FIB. Also known as "FIB" in GTA V.
  • Police Buffalo - A police equivalent used by the LCPD in TBOGT, and the LSPD in GTA V. Also known as the "Police Cruiser" in GTA V.

Prominent Appearances Edit

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Edit

  • Misappropriation - Five are used for this mission. When the DEA arrives at Emerald Isle, he will run away in one and Carl must chase him in another. If Carl doesn't kill him during the pursuit, the DEA will drive to an underground parking lot in Roca Escalante with more three Buffalos and full of FBI agents. The car driven by DEA is everything-proof before he reaches it.
  • High Noon - Carl have to chase and kill Pulaski in his white Buffalo after leaving Las Brujas.
  • Race Tournaments - You have to race against this car in Freeway and San Fierro Hills.

Notable Owners Edit

LocationsEdit

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

The Ballad of Gay TonyEdit

  • Very uncommon unless the player drives one.
  • If the player is hijacking a boat or helicopter during a Drug War, they will be required to bring it to the docks in Northwood. The Buffalo will be right in front of the player after the ending cut-scene, and it can be taken freely.
  • Commonly spawns in north Algonquin in multiplayer.
  • Henrique will deliver one to the player if called.
  • Uniquely colored examples can be found during Drug Wars as a target vehicle for convoy missions.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

  • The Buffalo can be found mostly across Los Santos.
  • It can also be found on the highways around Los Santos and Blaine County.

Grand Theft Auto OnlineEdit

TriviaEdit

GeneralEdit

  • The default radio stations for the Buffalo are:
  • The way that the Buffalo in the 3D Universe is a 2-door and the variant in the HD Universe is a 4-door is similar to how the Dodge Charger, the basis of the HD Universe variant, went from its early production as a 2-door to a 4-door from 2006 until its present day counterpart.
  • The original San Andreas car's name may be a reference to the Ford Taurus. Both names are a reference to forms of cattle (in the Buffalo's case, a type of bison).
    • Another possible name association is that the primary method of defense of a buffalo (bison) is to charge at a threat with its horns. As the later versions of the vehicle were modeled after the Dodge Charger, this may be the reason the name was used in the HD games.
  • For any player who views their Online garage and owns a Buffalo or Buffalo S, will be displayed as the car itself. Player's upgrades remain unless changed.

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

  • The Buffalo shares its engine sound with the Alpha and the Infernus.
  • Sometimes, the Buffalo at Catalina's hideout will have rain particles coming off of the rear trunk that are only visible by looking at it through the camera. This is more likely to occur during foggy weather or in the late day and sunrise.

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

  • The Buffalo shown in billboards has a large Bravado logo within its grille, unlike the FIB Buffalo or the civilian Buffalo which have a small logo above the grille. Interestingly, the billboard Buffalo also retains the police lights found on the FIB variant.

The Ballad of Gay TonyEdit

  • In The Ballad of Gay Tony, if the player takes a Buffalo to a Pay 'n' Spray too many times, it will turn a unique, dark green color. This color will then be permanent, and no amount of subsequent resprays will change it. This is most likely a glitch, as almost every other car in the game will continually cycle through its color palette. The exceptions are the Dukes, the Infernus and the PMP 600, which all suffer from the glitch.
  • Though the paintjob of Mori's Buffalo is regarded as unique in-game, Buffalo's with the same color can be found, driven by pedestrians.
  • The Buffalo appears in Drug Wars where it is used to escort drugs. These sometimes have unique paintjobs.
  • The Buffalo features the same wheels as the Rebla.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

  • In Los Santos Customs, there is a glitch that lets the player remove the bumpers and skirts from the regular Buffalo.

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