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{{Images|Current Design Gallery}}
 
{{Infobox vehicles
 
{{Infobox vehicles
| name = Primo
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|name = Primo
| front_image = Primo-GTA4-front.jpg
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|front_image = Primo-GTAV-front.png
| image_size = 300
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|image_size = 300
| caption = The Primo in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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|caption = A '''Primo''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
| manufacturer = [[Albany]] (GTA IV)
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|rear_image = Primo-GTAV-rear.png
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
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|manufacturer = [[Albany]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
| body_style = 4-door sedan
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|price = $9,000 <small>([[Grand Theft Auto Online|Online]])</small><br><small>([[Southern San Andreas Super Autos]] & [[Benny's Original Motor Works]] {latter for enhanced version only})</small>
| capacity = 4 (driver and three passengers)
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|vehicle_class = Sedans
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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|vehicle_type = Civilian car
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|body_style = Four-door sedan
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|capacity = 4 <small>(driver and three passengers)</small>
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|appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]''<br>''[[The Lost and Damned]]''<br>''[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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|variants = [[Primo Custom]]
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|related = [[Admiral]]<br>[[Presidente]]<br>[[Washington]]
 
}}
 
}}
The '''Primo''' is a four door car in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] and [[Grand Theft Auto IV]].
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{{Q|Nothing said 'buy American' when imports were sweeping the States in the 70s and 80s like the Albany Primo. A midsize luxury car that was built to last.|[[Southern San Andreas Super Autos]] description.}}
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The '''Primo''' is a four-door sedan in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''. It is manufactured by [[Albany]] in the [[HD Universe]].
   
==GTA San Andreas==
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==Design==
===Design===
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===3D Universe===
In GTA San Andreas, the Primo is one of the better sedans available in the game, although its design is less unremarkable and thus appears more generic in traffic. It resembles a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Carina#Fourth_generation_.281984.E2.80.931988.29_T150_series Fourth Generation Toyota Carina], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_Cressida#Third_generation_.28X70.3B_1984.E2.80.931988.29 Third Generation Toyota Cressida], [[wp:Toyota Camry#Second generation (V20; 1986–1990)|1987-1990 Toyota Camry]] or [[wp:Honda Accord|Honda Accord]] [[1985]] sedan to some extent. Ideas from the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proton_Saga First Generation Proton Saga (Saloon)] were also believed to have contributed to the Primo in GTA San Andreas, though not really obviously. It somewhat has the style of a 1989-1991 Chrysler LeBaron in side quarter panel not very noticeable though.
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In [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]], the Primo is one of the better sedans available in the game, although its design is less remarkable and thus appears more generic in traffic. It resembles a [[wp:Toyota Carina|fourth generation Toyota Carina]], [[wp:Toyota Cressida|third generation Toyota Cressida]], [[wp:Toyota Camry|1987-1990 Toyota Camry]] or [[wp:Honda Accord|1985 Honda Accord]] sedan to some extent. Ideas from the [[wp:Proton Saga First Generation|Proton Saga (Saloon)]] were also believed to have contributed to the Primo in GTA San Andreas, though not really obviously. It somewhat has the style of a [[wp:Chrysler LeBaron|1989-1991 Chrysler LeBaron]] in side quarter panel not very noticeable though. It may also be based off the [[wp:Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera|Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera]].
   
<gallery>
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===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
Primo-GTASA-front.jpg|Primo in [[GTA SA]]
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In [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]], the [[Albany]] Primo retains its four-door sedan design, similar to the [[wp:Cadillac_Seville#1992.E2.80.931997|1992-1997 Cadillac Seville]] with the grille, front headlights and taillights of the [[wp:Cadillac Allanté|1987-1993 Cadillac Allante]], but it looks a bit like the [[wp: Toyota Mark II|1988-1992 Toyota Cressida]].
primoengine.jpg|Engine
 
</gallery>
 
   
===Performance===
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There are two different styles of Primo. There is a standard middle-of-the-road sedan, and there is also one with a special "Supercharged V8" badge on its deck-lid. The supercharged Primo is lowered with added ground effects and a spoiler. It always comes in maroon, and is the vehicle of choice for members of the [[Spanish Lords]]. Despite the "Supercharged V8" badge, it has the same performance as the regular Primo, and sounds just like the regular Primo, which leads us to believe that the effects are purely cosmetic. The Supercharged V8 Primo can usually be found driven in and around Spanish Lords territory, including [[Cerveza Heights]], [[South Bohan]], [[East Holland]] and southern [[Alderney City]]. If this variant really had improved performance, the engine would most likely be based on the real life [[wp:Northstar engine series|Northstar Supercharged LC3]]. The "supercharged" Primo shares its trunk spoiler with the [[DF8-90]] V8 Turbo.
The Primo is one of the most dependable vehicles in the game, possessing good handling as a result of its lighter weight, fair acceleration and a decent top speed. For that, it is an ideal choice for doing drive-bys against enemy gangs. While relatively acceptable under normal driving conditions, the Primo's axle width may make the car less stable in bumpy conditions. It sports a 3.0 Liter V6 with a horsepower range of 260 HP or a 2.5 Liter 4 cylinder with 200 HP. It has a smaller drivetrain it is RWD for the 3.0 Liter and FWD for the 2.5 Liter. It is capable of a top speed of 130 mph for V6 versions and 126 mph for 4 cylinder versions.
 
   
The Primo can be found mostly anywhere in the [[State of San Andreas]].
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While not an actual variant, standard black Primos may also be found with the same golden trims as those on the Supercharged V8 variant, the only color scheme for standard Primos to incorporate golden trims.
   
===Modifications===
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The Primo is equipped with a [[GPS]] system with a male voice, but only if the player leaves the "selected cars" (default) option in the audio menu. After collecting all thirty cars for [[Stevie]], he agrees to purchase cars from [[Niko Bellic]], with the Primo fetching $1,800.
* Colors (exterior)
 
* Vents (one variety)
 
* Exhausts (four varieties)
 
* Nitro (all)
 
* Spoilers (three varieties)
 
* Wheels (ten varieties)
 
* Bass Boost
 
* Hydraulics
 
   
===Safety===
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
It comes with a stock ABS system. On head-on collisions, it is usually worst when damaging the front axle as compared to a rear collision that is less likely to damage the rear axle. Side axle collisions are safest of all even though it may cause more damage. The vehicle is not likely to tip over when it is closer to the ground and when medium loaded at about 4,200 lbs. The car is also unlikely to catch fire or explode in cases of accidents. Despite causing a bit more damages <span style="font-style: normal; ">when shooting on it as</span><span style="font-style: normal; "> compared to </span><span style="font-style: normal; ">melee weapons</span>, it is still hard for the car to be destroyed. It takes approximately 5 minutes to set the vehicle on fire.
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{{Q|When cheap imports flooded the market through the 80s and 90s, the US car industry did what any proud free marketeer would do: grab a government subsidy, snort an exe bonus and crap out a four-door sedan every bit as drab and forgettable as its Japanese counterparts. It's not often you find a canvas this black, to go wild - it's not like 2 tons of street mods are going to ruin the performance. Eligible to customization at Benny's Original Motor Works.|Description at [[Benny's Original Motor Works]] description.}}
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In [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]], the Primo retains this design, and now features extensive bodywork options at [[Los Santos Customs]].
   
==GTA IV==
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The Primo shares the same rim design with the [[Seminole]].
===Design===
 
In GTA IV, the [[Albany]] Primo retains its four-door sedan design, but it looks like a sedan version of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadillac_Allant%C3%A9 1987-1993 Cadillac Allante] coupe in real life, especially in the head and tail lights. It is also influenced by the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_Acclaim 1989-94 ][http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_Acclaim Plymouth Acclaim and Chrysler Saratoga.] or a first generation [[Wp:Fiat Croma|Fiat Croma]]. and [[Wp:Lancia Thema|Lancia Thema]].
 
   
===Performance===
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===Current Design Gallery===
In GTA IV, the Primo is most likely powered by a 4.6L V8 (in real life it would be the [[wp:Northstar engine series#LD8|Northstar LD8]]). This potent powerplant gives the Primo an immense top speed of 187 mph(300km/h), on par with full-on sports cars. [[File:Primo_badges.png|thumb]]The Primo's underpinning is it's body roll and small, weak brakes. The Primo's acceleration and handling are also poor and unsporty and it suffers from a problem similar to the [[Emperor (car)|Emperor]] in which the rear swings frenziedly on sharp turns - but even worse, the car feels heavily planted on the ground, therefore, if the turning is done smoothly, the Primo will do a very wide turn, the only possible workarounds are to start drifting yards before where the desired turn is or to slow down. This car is thus very unfavorable for driving at high speeds, leading this vehicle to be better suited towards missions where a getaway vehicle is not required, friend "hangouts" and city driving.
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{{Vehicle Design Gallery
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| Front_quarter_imagename = Primo-GTAV-front.png
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| Top_view_imagename =
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| Rear_quarter_imagename = Primo-GTAV-rear.png
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| Front_view_imagename =
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| Side_view_imagename =
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| Rear_view_imagename =
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| Engine_bay_imagename = Primo,Albany.jpg
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| Underside_view_imagename =
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| Inside_view_imagename = Car-interior-Primo-gtav.png
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| Badge_texture_imagename =
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| Damage_view_imagename =
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| Dashboard_view_imagename = Primo_GTAVe_Interior.jpg
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}}
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===Version History Gallery===
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{{Vehicle Design History Gallery
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| GTASA_Front_imagename = Primo-GTASA-front.jpg
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| GTASA_Rear_imagename = Primo-GTASA-rear.jpg
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| GTAIV_Front_imagename = Primo-GTAIV-front.png
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| GTAIV_Rear_imagename = Primo-GTAIV-rear.png
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}}
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== Performance ==
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=== 3D Universe ===
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The Primo is one of the most dependable vehicles in the game, possessing good handling as a result of its lighter weight, fair acceleration and a decent top speed. For that, it is an ideal choice for doing drive-by's against enemy gangs. While relatively acceptable under normal driving conditions, the Primo's axle width may make the car less stable in bumpy conditions. It sports a 3.0 Liter V6 with a horsepower range of 260 HP or a 2.5 Liter 4 cylinder with 200 HP. It has a smaller drivetrain it is RWD for the 3.0 Liter and FWD for the 2.5 Liter. It is capable of a top speed of 130 mph for V6 versions and 126 mph for 4 cylinder versions.
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto IV'' ===
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In ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'', the Primo is most likely powered by a 4.6L V8 (in real life it would be the [[wp:Northstar engine series|Northstar LD8]], except it is mounted longitudinally to drive the rear wheels). This potent power-plant gives the Primo an immense top speed, on par with full-on sports cars. The Primo's underpinning is its body roll and small, weak brakes. The Primo's acceleration and handling are also poor and un-sporty and it suffers from a problem similar to the [[Emperor (car)|Emperor]] in which the rear swings frenziedly on sharp turns - but even worse, the car feels heavily planted on the ground, therefore, if the turning is done smoothly, the Primo will do a very wide turn, the only possible workarounds are to start drifting yards before where the desired turn is or to slow down. This car is thus very unfavorable for driving at high speeds, leading this vehicle to be better suited towards missions where a getaway vehicle is not required, friend "hangouts" and city driving.
   
 
Due to its sturdy build, the Primo is able to take a few direct frontal hits without stalling or setting alight.
 
Due to its sturdy build, the Primo is able to take a few direct frontal hits without stalling or setting alight.
   
===Variants===
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====GTA IV Overview====
There are two different styles of Primo. There is a standard middle-of-the-road sedan, and there is also one with a special "Supercharged V8" badge on its decklid. The supercharged Primo is lowered with added ground effects and a spoiler. It always comes in maroon, and is the vehicle of choice for members of the [[Spanish Lords]]. Despite the "Supercharged V8" badge, it has the same performance as the regular Primo, and sounds just like the regular Primo, which leads us to believe that the effects are purely cosmetic. The Supercharged V8 Primo can usually be found driven in and around Spanish Lords territory, including [[Cerveza Heights]], [[South Bohan]], [[East Holland]] and southern [[Alderney City]]. If this variant really had improved performance, the engine would most likely be based on the real life [[wp:Northstar engine series#Supercharged_LC3|Northstar Supercharged LC3]].
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{{GTA IV Vehicle Stats
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time =
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|Top Speed Files =
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|Top Speed Tested =
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|Engine = Supercharged V8 <small>(Badging)</small><br>{{H:title|Front engine, rear wheel drive|FR}} V8 <small>(In-game model)</small>
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|Drivetrain Files =
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|Drivetrain Tested = RWD
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|Gears Files =
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|Gears Tested = 5
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|Mass (Files only) =
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}}
   
While not an actual variant, standard black Primos may also be found with the same golden trims as those on the Supercharged V8 variant, the only color scheme for standard Primos to incorporate golden trims.
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto V'' ===
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The performance of the Primo seems to be the same as in ''GTA IV'', with the exception that it's mostly outclassed by other similar cars. However, it retains its resistance to crashes.
   
{| align="center"
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====GTA V Overview====
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180">
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{{GTA V Vehicle Stats
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time defined = n/a
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|Top speed defined = 87 / 140 <small>(Handling.dat)</small>
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|Engine defined = Supercharged V8 <small>(Badging)</small>
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|Drivetrain defined = RWD
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|Gears defined = 5
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|Mass defined = 1800 / 3968
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time observed = 16.8 Seconds
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|Top speed observed = 95 / 152
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|Engine observed = {{H:title|Front engine, rear wheel drive|FR}} V8 <small>(Cover)</small>
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|Drivetrain observed = RWD
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|Gears observed = 5
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}}
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== Modifications ==
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'' ===
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*The Primo can only be modified in a [[TransFender]] garage.
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Type
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!Upgrade
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!Cost
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|-
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|Color
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|Car Color 1 (64 different colors)
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|$ 150
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|-
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|Vents
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|Oval Hood Vent
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|$ 150
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Exhausts
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|Large Exhaust
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|$ 250
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|-
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|Medium Exhaust
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|$ 200
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|-
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|Twin Exhaust
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|$ 300
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|-
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|Upswept Exhaust
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|$ 400
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|-
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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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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Spoilers
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|Worx
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|$ 200
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|-
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|Alpha
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|$ 250
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|-
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|Pro
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|$ 400
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|-
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| rowspan="10" |Wheels
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|Import
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|$ 820
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|-
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|Atomic
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|$ 770
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|-
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|Ahab
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|Virtual
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|$ 620
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|-
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|Access
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|$ 1140
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|-
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|Off Road Wheel
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|$ 1000
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|-
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|Mega
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|$ 1030
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|-
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|Grove
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|$ 1230
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|-
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|Twist
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|$ 1200
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|-
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|Wires
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|$ 1560
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|-
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|Car Stereo
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|Bass Boost
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|$ 100
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|-
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|Hydraulics
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|Hydraulics
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|$ 1500
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|}
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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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 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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|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="3"|Exhaust
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|Chrome Tip 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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|Big Bore Exhaust
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| style="text-align: center;" |$899
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,800
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|-
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|Titanium Exhaust
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,499
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| style="text-align: center;" |$3,000
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|-
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|rowspan="3"|Grille
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|Chrome Grille
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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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|Sports Grille
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| style="text-align: center;" |$670
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,340
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|-
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|Mesh Grille
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| style="text-align: center;" |$825
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| style="text-align: center;" |$1,650
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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;" |$1,125
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|-
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|Respray
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|<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed" style="width:100%">
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<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
  +
{{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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|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;" |$900
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|-
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|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="2"|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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|High Level Spoiler
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| style="text-align: center;" |$350
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| style="text-align: center;" |$700
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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
  +
|Turbo Tuning
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| style="text-align: center;" |$2,500
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| style="text-align: center;" |$30,000
  +
|-
  +
|Wheels
  +
|<div class="mw-collapsible mw-collapsed" style="width:100%">
  +
<div class="mw-collapsible-content">
  +
{{WheelsExpand}}
  +
</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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|Limo
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| style="text-align: center;" |$700
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| style="text-align: center;" |$5,000
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===''Grand Theft Auto Online''===
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*This car can also be customized at [[Benny's Original Motor Works]]. After the upgrade, it is renamed the [[Primo Custom]]. All associated modifications can be found on the Primo Custom page.
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== Image Gallery ==
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Primoengine.jpg|Engine close-up in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]].
 
Primo-GTA4-SuperchargedV8-front.jpg|The Supercharged V8 variant of the Primo in GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:Primo-GTA4-SuperchargedV8-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Primo-GTA4-SuperchargedV8-front.jpg|The Supercharged V8 variant of the Primo in GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:Primo-GTA4-SuperchargedV8-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Primo-GTA4-black&gold-rear.jpg|A standard Primo with a black body and golden trim scheme.
 
Primo-GTA4-black&gold-rear.jpg|A standard Primo with a black body and golden trim scheme.
images-primorear.jpg|Rear of the Primo in GTAIV
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AlbanyPrimo-Front-GTAV.png|Primo in GTA V. <small>([[:File:AlbanyPrimo-Rear-GTAV.png|Rear quarter view]])</small>
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Primo-GTAV-RSC.png|The '''Primo''' on the [[Rockstar Games Social Club]].
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== Variants ==
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===Primo Custom===
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{{Next-Gen}}
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{{Main|Primo Custom}}
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The '''Primo Custom''' is a custom variant of the Primo, which features highly-advanced modifications, and hydraulics enabled, not present on the standard Primo.
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<gallery position="center">
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PrimoCustom-GTAO-front.png|The '''Primo Custom''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''. (<small>[[:File:PrimoCustom-GTAO-rear.png|Rear quarter view]]</small>)
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</gallery>
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===Special Variants===
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The Primo is featured in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]'s [[Drug Wars]]. As with all other vehicles appearing in Drug Wars, the Primo has up to five different color combinations. All of the colors are unique and cannot be obtained through [[Pay 'n' Spray]].
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Primo-DrugWars1-TBoGT.png
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Primo-DrugWars3-TBoGT.png
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Primo-DrugWars4-TBoGT.png
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Primo-DrugWars5-TBoGT.png
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
|}
 
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
==='''GTA San Andreas'''===
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===''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas''===
*The Primo can be seen almost anywhere in the State of [[San Andreas]].
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*The Primo can be seen almost anywhere in the [[San Andreas (3D Universe)|State of San Andreas]].
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*Usually spawns when driving a [[Previon]].
   
==='''GTA IV'''===
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===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
 
*Can be seen anywhere in [[Alderney]].
 
*Can be seen anywhere in [[Alderney]].
 
*Can be seen in [[BOABO]], [[Broker]].
 
*Can be seen in [[BOABO]], [[Broker]].
*Can be seen in [[South Bohan]] and [[Fortside]].   
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*Can be seen in [[South Bohan]] and [[Fortside]], [[Bohan]], driven by [[Spanish Lords]]. 
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*Can be obtained in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] by doing any [[Drug Wars]]. These Primo's have unique body colors not found on normal Primo's and may also come with various bodywork modifications.
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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*Appears in the Smart approach of [[The Jewel Store Job]].
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*Found in [[Davis]] and sometimes driven by [[Ballas (HD Universe)|Ballas]] members.
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*Found in the [[Port of Los Santos]].
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*During the mission [[Pulling Favors]] the player is asked to recover a two tone white and black Primo which is broken as the engine doesn't start when the car is entered. It can be however taken to a garage and normally saved.
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*Can be found in a [[Random Events|Random Event]] in which you have to untie a [[Groom in Trouble|wedding groom]] from a light pole. After dropping the guy and his friend off, there will be a unique colored Primo parked near the [[St. Brigid Baptist Church]] in [[Paleto Bay]], [[Blaine County]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto Online''===
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*It usually spawns near [[Los Santos Customs]] and on various highways in Free Roam.
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*Can be purchased from [[Southern San Andreas Super Autos]] for $9,000.
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*Can be purchased from [[Benny's Original Motor Works]] for $9,000 (enhanced version only).
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*In GTA IV, the "supercharged" Primo shares its trunk spoiler with the [[DF8-90]] V8 Turbo.
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=== General ===
*After collecting all thirty cars for [[Stevie]], he agrees to purchase cars from [[Niko Bellic]], with the Primo fetching $1,800.
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* The Primo plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
*The Primo was originally the Ballas gang car.
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** '''''GTA San Andreas''''': [[Bounce FM]] or [[K Rose]].
*The Primo plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
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** '''''GTA IV''''': [[Electro-Choc]] or [[Radio Broker]].
**[[Bounce FM]] or [[K Rose]] in GTA San Andreas.
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** '''''GTA V''''': [[FlyLo FM]] or [[Soulwax FM]]
**[[Electro-Choc]] or [[Radio Broker]] in GTA IV.
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* "Primo" either means raw, as in materials, or cousin in Spanish and Portuguese.
*"Primo" either means raw, as in materials, or cousin in Spanish and Portuguese.
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** It also means "first" or "prime" in Italian.
*It also means in Italian "first" or "prime."
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* Another [[Rockstar Games]] game, Midnight Club 2, has a character named [http://midnightclub.wikia.com/wiki/Primo Primo].
*Supercharged V8 Primo's can be seen in the Drug Wars in The Ballad Of Gay Tony with special paintjobs, not seen anywhere else.
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* Primo was the name of the division of Honda dealerships in Japan where the models that the original San Andreas version of the car was based on were exclusively sold new between 1985 and 2006.
*Another [[Rockstar Games]] game Midnight Club 2 has a character named Primo.
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===''Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas''===
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* The Primo was originally the [[Ballas (3D Universe)|Ballas gang car]] in GTA San Andreas.
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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*In GTA V, the player can modify the Primo to look like the [[Spanish Lords]] Primo V8 Supercharged from [[GTA IV]]. Its trim and grille, however, cannot be painted.
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*In GTA V when changing the wheel color on custom rims, if the mesh grille is equipped, the grille will be the same color as the rims.
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[[File:GTA5 2015-12-30 11-29-29-75.png|thumb|220x220px|A customized Primo at night. Note the glowing brake calipers.]]
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*There is a bug with the Primo: when applying custom rims on the car (exposing the brakes), the calipers glow the same way as the vehicle's lights. It is more evident at nighttime, particularly in dark areas.
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===''Grand Theft Auto Online''===
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*The Primo one of three cars that can be customized at [[Benny's Original Motor Works]] that is not a muscle car. The others being the [[Banshee]] and the [[Sultan]].
   
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==See Also==
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*[[Primo Custom]] - Lowrider variant.
   
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"Nothing said 'buy American' when imports were sweeping the States in the 70s and 80s like the Albany Primo. A midsize luxury car that was built to last."
Southern San Andreas Super Autos description.

The Primo is a four-door sedan in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. It is manufactured by Albany in the HD Universe.

DesignEdit

3D UniverseEdit

In GTA San Andreas, the Primo is one of the better sedans available in the game, although its design is less remarkable and thus appears more generic in traffic. It resembles a fourth generation Toyota Carina, third generation Toyota Cressida, 1987-1990 Toyota Camry or 1985 Honda Accord sedan to some extent. Ideas from the Proton Saga (Saloon) were also believed to have contributed to the Primo in GTA San Andreas, though not really obviously. It somewhat has the style of a 1989-1991 Chrysler LeBaron in side quarter panel not very noticeable though. It may also be based off the Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera.

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

In GTA IV, the Albany Primo retains its four-door sedan design, similar to the 1992-1997 Cadillac Seville with the grille, front headlights and taillights of the 1987-1993 Cadillac Allante, but it looks a bit like the 1988-1992 Toyota Cressida.

There are two different styles of Primo. There is a standard middle-of-the-road sedan, and there is also one with a special "Supercharged V8" badge on its deck-lid. The supercharged Primo is lowered with added ground effects and a spoiler. It always comes in maroon, and is the vehicle of choice for members of the Spanish Lords. Despite the "Supercharged V8" badge, it has the same performance as the regular Primo, and sounds just like the regular Primo, which leads us to believe that the effects are purely cosmetic. The Supercharged V8 Primo can usually be found driven in and around Spanish Lords territory, including Cerveza Heights, South Bohan, East Holland and southern Alderney City. If this variant really had improved performance, the engine would most likely be based on the real life Northstar Supercharged LC3. The "supercharged" Primo shares its trunk spoiler with the DF8-90 V8 Turbo.

While not an actual variant, standard black Primos may also be found with the same golden trims as those on the Supercharged V8 variant, the only color scheme for standard Primos to incorporate golden trims.

The Primo is equipped with a GPS system with a male voice, but only if the player leaves the "selected cars" (default) option in the audio menu. After collecting all thirty cars for Stevie, he agrees to purchase cars from Niko Bellic, with the Primo fetching $1,800.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

"When cheap imports flooded the market through the 80s and 90s, the US car industry did what any proud free marketeer would do: grab a government subsidy, snort an exe bonus and crap out a four-door sedan every bit as drab and forgettable as its Japanese counterparts. It's not often you find a canvas this black, to go wild - it's not like 2 tons of street mods are going to ruin the performance. Eligible to customization at Benny's Original Motor Works."
— Description at Benny's Original Motor Works description.

In GTA V, the Primo retains this design, and now features extensive bodywork options at Los Santos Customs.

The Primo shares the same rim design with the Seminole.

Current Design GalleryEdit


Version History GalleryEdit

Performance Edit

3D Universe Edit

The Primo is one of the most dependable vehicles in the game, possessing good handling as a result of its lighter weight, fair acceleration and a decent top speed. For that, it is an ideal choice for doing drive-by's against enemy gangs. While relatively acceptable under normal driving conditions, the Primo's axle width may make the car less stable in bumpy conditions. It sports a 3.0 Liter V6 with a horsepower range of 260 HP or a 2.5 Liter 4 cylinder with 200 HP. It has a smaller drivetrain it is RWD for the 3.0 Liter and FWD for the 2.5 Liter. It is capable of a top speed of 130 mph for V6 versions and 126 mph for 4 cylinder versions.

Grand Theft Auto IV Edit

In Grand Theft Auto IV, the Primo is most likely powered by a 4.6L V8 (in real life it would be the Northstar LD8, except it is mounted longitudinally to drive the rear wheels). This potent power-plant gives the Primo an immense top speed, on par with full-on sports cars. The Primo's underpinning is its body roll and small, weak brakes. The Primo's acceleration and handling are also poor and un-sporty and it suffers from a problem similar to the Emperor in which the rear swings frenziedly on sharp turns - but even worse, the car feels heavily planted on the ground, therefore, if the turning is done smoothly, the Primo will do a very wide turn, the only possible workarounds are to start drifting yards before where the desired turn is or to slow down. This car is thus very unfavorable for driving at high speeds, leading this vehicle to be better suited towards missions where a getaway vehicle is not required, friend "hangouts" and city driving.

Due to its sturdy build, the Primo is able to take a few direct frontal hits without stalling or setting alight.

GTA IV OverviewEdit

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 V8 (Badging)
FR V8 (In-game model)

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

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

n/a


Grand Theft Auto V Edit

The performance of the Primo seems to be the same as in GTA IV, with the exception that it's mostly outclassed by other similar cars. However, it retains its resistance to crashes.

GTA V OverviewEdit

Source Acceleration
(0 - 60mph / 0 - 100km/h)
Top Speed
(mph / km/h)
Engine Details
(Cubic Capacity/Layout/Type)
Drivetrain
(AWD / FWD / RWD)
Gearbox
Number + Type
Mass
(Kg / lb)

Defined/Claimed
(i.e. Game data definitions, or claimed in-game.) (Claimed Top Speeds)

n/a 87 / 140 (Handling.dat)

Supercharged V8 (Badging)

RWD

5

1800 / 3968

Observed/Tested
(i.e. recorded/tested using in-game data.) (Observed Top Speeds & Acceleration Times)

16.8 Seconds 95 / 152

FR V8 (Cover)

RWD

5

Mass cannot be observed.


Modifications Edit

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Edit

  • The Primo can only be modified in a TransFender garage.
Type Upgrade Cost
Color Car Color 1 (64 different colors) $ 150
Vents Oval Hood Vent $ 150
Exhausts Large Exhaust $ 250
Medium Exhaust $ 200
Twin Exhaust $ 300
Upswept Exhaust $ 400
Nitro 2x Nitrous $ 200
5x Nitrous $ 500
10x Nitrous $ 1000
Spoilers Worx $ 200
Alpha $ 250
Pro $ 400
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

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 Bumper $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 Chrome Tip Exhaust $375 $750
Big Bore Exhaust $899 $1,800
Titanium Exhaust $1,499 $3,000
Grille Chrome Grille $375 $750
Sports Grille $670 $1,340
Mesh Grille $825 $1,650
Lights Xenon Lights $300 $3,000
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Loss/Theft Prevention Tracker N/A $2,000
Full Coverage N/A $1,125
Respray - -
Sell Sell Vehicle N/A $900
Skirts Custom Skirts $415 $830
Spoiler Low Level Spoiler $275 $550
High Level Spoiler $350 $700
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

Grand Theft Auto OnlineEdit

Image Gallery Edit

Variants Edit

Primo CustomEdit

This article or section refers to content in the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC renditions of Grand Theft Auto V, that is not featured on the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 versions.
For a complete list of the features of the "enhanced" version of Grand Theft Auto V, please see here.
V
Main article: Primo Custom

The Primo Custom is a custom variant of the Primo, which features highly-advanced modifications, and hydraulics enabled, not present on the standard Primo.

Special VariantsEdit

The Primo is featured in The Ballad of Gay Tony's Drug Wars. As with all other vehicles appearing in Drug Wars, the Primo has up to five different color combinations. All of the colors are unique and cannot be obtained through Pay 'n' Spray.

LocationsEdit

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

Grand Theft Auto OnlineEdit

TriviaEdit

General Edit

  • The Primo plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • "Primo" either means raw, as in materials, or cousin in Spanish and Portuguese.
    • It also means "first" or "prime" in Italian.
  • Another Rockstar Games game, Midnight Club 2, has a character named Primo.
  • Primo was the name of the division of Honda dealerships in Japan where the models that the original San Andreas version of the car was based on were exclusively sold new between 1985 and 2006.

Grand Theft Auto: San AndreasEdit

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

  • In GTA V, the player can modify the Primo to look like the Spanish Lords Primo V8 Supercharged from GTA IV. Its trim and grille, however, cannot be painted.
  • In GTA V when changing the wheel color on custom rims, if the mesh grille is equipped, the grille will be the same color as the rims.
Primo-GTAV-GlowingBrakeCalipers

A customized Primo at night. Note the glowing brake calipers.

  • There is a bug with the Primo: when applying custom rims on the car (exposing the brakes), the calipers glow the same way as the vehicle's lights. It is more evident at nighttime, particularly in dark areas.

Grand Theft Auto OnlineEdit

See AlsoEdit

NavigationEdit

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