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| name = Sentinel XS
 
| name = Sentinel XS
| front_image = Sentinel-GTA4-XS-front.jpg
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| front_image = SentinelXS-GTA5-Front.png
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Sentinel XS in [[Grand Theft Auto: IV|GTA IV]]
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| caption = A '''Sentinel XS''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]''.
| manufacturer = [[Übermacht]] (GTA 'HD' Era)
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| rear_image = SentinelXS-GTA5-Rear.png
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| price = $60,000 <small>(2nd Gen. Variant)</small> <small>([[Grand Theft Auto Online|Online]])</small><br><small>([[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]])</small>
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
 
| vehicle_type = Civilian car
| body_style = 4-door sedan ''(GTA: Vice City)'' ''(GTA: Vice City Stories)''<br>2-door coupe ''(GTA 4)''
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| vehicle_class = Coupes
| capacity = 2 (driver and passenger)
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| body_style = 4-door sedan <small>(3D Universe)</small><br>2-door coupe <small>(HD Universe)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City|GTA Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories|GTA Vice City Stories]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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| capacity = 4 <small>(driver and three passengers, 3D Universe)</small><br>2 <small>(driver and passenger, HD Universe)</small>
}}
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''<br>''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]''<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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| manufacturer = [[Übermacht]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
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| related = [[Sentinel]]<br>[[Zion]]<br>[[Oracle]]<br>[[Mafia Sentinel]]
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}}{{quote|When you're doing 90 in the fast lane, this is the car right on your ass flashing its high beams. If you're quite rich, and really an asshole, and you want everyone to know it, you can't do better.|[[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]] description.}}
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The '''Sentinel XS''' is the tuned version of the regular [[Sentinel]] sports compact, featured in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''. It is manufactured by [[Ubermacht]] in the [[HD Universe]].
   
{{q|You try paying for a high-end one of these - and alimony.|GTA Vice City Website}}
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The car is related to the [[Mafia Sentinel|Mafia/Leone Sentinel]], gang car of the [[Leone Family]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto III]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]''.
   
The '''Sentinel XS''' is a high-performance variant of the regular [[Sentinel]] luxury sedan in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]], [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]]. The car is related to the [[Mafia Sentinel|Mafia/Leone Sentinel]], gang car of the [[Leone Family]] in [[Grand Theft Auto III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]].
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==Design==
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'' + ''Stories''===
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Ever since the [[Sentinel]]'s introduction in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]], a high-performance variant has been present in every GTA game, excluding [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]] where the [[Sultan]] takes over the role. In GTA Vice City Stories, the Sentinel XS is the preferred gang car of the [[Mendez Cartel]]. The Sentinel XS's main visual distinction from the regular Sentinel is its spoiler and window louvers; performance-wise, the car is faster than the regular Sentinel. The Sentinel XS in GTA Vice City and Vice City Stories are suggestively based on the [[wp:BMW M5|1984-1986 BMW M5]], the high-performance version of the BMW E28 5-series (which the regular Sentinel is based on). In GTA Vice City Stories, the Sentinel XS is not given the same aesthetic modification as the game's Sentinel, resulting in the car appearing more distinctive in the game. The Sentinel XS has a different engine sound than the regular Sentinel. It is possible that the Sentinel XS has a supercharged engine, due to the fact that other supercharged cars in the GTA series have the same engine noise, like the [[Windsor]] and [[Phoenix]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], the [[Mafia Sentinel|Leone Sentinel]] and [[Beta Vehicles|beta]] [[Cartel Cruiser]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]], and the [[Washington]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]].
   
==Description==
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===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
===GTA III - GTA Liberty City Stories===
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The Sentinel XS in GTA IV is based on the 2002-2004 [[wp:BMW M3 CSL|BMW M3 CSL]] and is manufactured by [[Übermacht]]. It is not considered a distinct vehicle, as the game refers to the car simply as [[Sentinel]] when entered. It has no different car model or handling lines, and is technically just a version of the standard Sentinel that uses different car components, just like the [[Futo GT]]. The visual differences include a component with louvers and a bigger exhaust, a component with a spoiler and additional XS badging and a component with hood scoops. It's always painted black with a green pearlescent color and comes with black painted rims. The spoiler shows 2 STD logos on the sides, witch stands for "Sentinel Tuning Division", a play on Subaru's STi marque (odd because this vehicle does not at all resemble a Subaru) and BMW's in-house tuning division, BMW M, but is also a reference to the acronym for "sexually transmitted disease". In a nod to the [[Mafia Sentinel]] of [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]] it serves as one of two cars (the other being the [[PMP 600]]) that are usually driven by the [[The Commission|Mafia]].
Ever since the [[Sentinel]]'s introduction in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]], a high-performance variant has been present in every GTA game, excluding [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas|GTA San Andreas]]. In GTA Vice City Stories, the Sentinel XS is the preferred gang car of the [[Mendez Cartel]]. The Sentinel XS's main visual distinction from the regular Sentinel is its spoiler and rear window louvers; performance-wise, the car is faster than the regular Sentinel. The Sentinel XS in GTA Vice City and Vice City Stories are suggestively based on the 1984-1986 [[wp:BMW M5|BMW M5]], although the car, like regular Sentinels, is still visually similar to the [[wp:BMW 7 Series (E23)|E23 7 Series BMW]], which has not been used in the BMW M series. In GTA Vice City Stories, the Sentinel XS is not given the same aesthetic modification as the game's Sentinel, resulting in the car appearing more distinctive in the game. The Sentinel XS has a different engine sound than the regular Sentinel. It is possible that the Sentinel XS has a V8 engine, due to the fact that other cars in the GTA series have the same engine noise, like the [[Windsor]] and [[Phoenix]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]], and the [[Mafia Sentinel]] /Leone Sentinel in [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]].
 
   
===GTA IV===
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
GTA IV features an updated Sentinel XS, made by [[Übermacht]], however it is no longer considered a distinct vehicle it handles with more rigidity as its suspension has been hardened so it corners sharper and drifts are now easier compared to the standard Sentinel but still does the same impressive speed of 198 Mph(320 Km/h. the game refers to the car simply as "Sentinel" when entered. In a nod to the [[Mafia Sentinel]] of [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]] it serves as one of two cars (the other being the [[PMP 600]]) that are usually driven by the [[The Commission|Mafia]]. Its visual differences include "XS" badging, and a rear spoiler sporting "STD" decals. STD stands for "Sentinel Tuning Division", a play on Subaru's STi marque (odd because this vehicle does not at all resemble a Subaru) and BMW's in-house tuning division, BMW M, but also a reference to the acronym for "sexually transmitted disease". The "XS" also sounds like "excess," which may be a jab at BMW (or any other luxury/sport marque) drivers who buy their sport-tuned cars overloaded with driver aids and unneccesary luxury features. The features of the GTA IV Sentinel XS emulate the 2002-2004 [[wp:BMW M3#M3 CSL|BMW M3 CSL]].
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GTA V features a redesigned Sentinel XS from the GTA IV version. It is now based on the GTA V [[Sentinel]] but features a carbon fiber fixed roof in place of the folding hard top and has different wheels. This Sentinel XS is most likely based on the E92 M3 due to the carbon fibre roof and not having a fixed wing like the E92 M3 GTS. The Sentinel XS does have impressively faster acceleration than its normal counterpart with a higher top speed as well. Being a street racer style car, it is often seen speeding around the streets of Los Santos. Due to this, it is often hard to obtain unless you have a car that is good enough to catch it. The Sentinel XS mainly comes in 2 colors: Silver/Gray or Black.
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===Current Design Gallery===
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{{Vehicle Design Gallery
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| Front_quarter_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Frontquarter.jpg
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| Top_view_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Top.png
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| Rear_quarter_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Rearquarter.jpg
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| Front_view_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Frontview.jpg
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| Side_view_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Sideview.jpg
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| Rear_view_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Rearview.jpg
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| Engine_bay_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Enginebay.jpg
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| Underside_view_imagename =
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| Inside_view_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Interior.jpg
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| Badge_texture_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAV-Badges.png
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| Damage_view_imagename =
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| Dashboard_view_imagename = SentinelXS_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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| GTAVC_Front_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAVC-front.jpg
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| GTAVC_Rear_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAVC-rear.jpg
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| GTAVCS_Front_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAVCS-front.jpg
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| GTAVCS_Rear_imagename = SentinelXS-GTAVCS-rear.jpg
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| GTAIV_Front_imagename = Sentinel-GTA4-XS-front.jpg
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| GTAIV_Rear_imagename = Sentinel-GTA4-XS-rear.jpg
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| GTAV_Front_imagename = SentinelXS-GTA5-Front.png
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| GTAV_Rear_imagename = SentinelXS-GTA5-Rear.png
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}}
   
 
==Performance==
 
==Performance==
===GTA Vice City===
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City'' + ''Stories''===
The Sentinel in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] is a good car, with good braking power, great speed, and good drifting if handled well. However, the Sentinel XS has stiff turning and possible over steer.
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The Sentinel XS in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]] possesses superior acceleration, braking, and handling abilities compared with the normal Sentinel. Like the normal Sentinel, It has rear wheel drive. But it is also far more stable in turns than the normal Sentinel and other RWD cars, and is far less prone to oversteer (though oversteer will still occur if the Sentinel XS is drifted too heavily via handbrake). This stability may be attributed to the spoiler-induced downforce that keeps its rear wheels from losing traction, which in turn may be the reason behind the slight-to-moderate understeer experienced in the Sentinel XS at corners. This understeer can be corrected by tapping the brakes to induce the front end to rotate better. 
   
{| align="center"
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Overall, its combination of speed and good stability make the Sentinel XS a fine vehicle to go [[Vice Street Racer|racing]] with.
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180" columns="2">
 
SentinelXS-GTAVC-front.jpg|GTA Vice City (<small>[[:Image:SentinelXS-GTAVC-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
SentinelXS-GTAVCS-front.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories (<small>[[:Image:SentinelXS-GTAVCS-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Sentinel-GTA4-XS-front.jpg|An "XS" Sentinel in GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:Sentinel-GTA4-XS-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
 
Sentinel t.jpg|A sentinel XS in GTA V.
 
images-sentinelxsrear.iv.jpg|Rear of the Sentinel XS in [[GTA IV]].
 
</gallery>
 
|}
 
   
==Locations==
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The car is coupled up to a 5-speed gear box, evidently by the gear-changes identified by sound, and is powered by what looks to be a V8 {{Fact}}.
==='''GTA Vice City'''===
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===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
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{{Under Construction}}
   
* Spawns in a parking lot near the [[Escobar International Airport]] terminal building.
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====GTA IV Overview====
* Spawns frequently around Escobar International and in front of [[Sunshine Autos]].
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{{GTA IV Vehicle Stats}}
* Spawns frequently along the [[Bayshore Avenue]].
 
==='''GTA Vice City Stories'''===
 
   
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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The car sounds to be powered by something similar to a an inline-6, however, the in-game model displays a standard Double Overhead Camshaft Inline-4, which is odd for this type of performing car, however, it is possibly highly tuned for its abilities and purpose.
   
* Two Sentinel XSs appear outside the [[Mendez Mansion]] in [[Prawn Island]].
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The Sentinel XS features average acceleration and top speed although revving the engine and releasing the handbrake results in high amounts of wheelspin. Steering is sharp but feels artificial at times. Crash deformation is average as a moderate speed crash will cause the bumper to dangle and hood to come off. The Sentinel XS is more back heavy than the [[Sentinel]], so it is considerably good at drifting.
* Spawns behind one of the northern most hotels at [[Ocean Drive]] in the long alleyway.
 
* Spawns at a building very near to the empire site at the west of [[Vice Point Mall]]. In the front of it there is an entry to the Vice Point Mall.
 
* Occassionally found in [[Viceport]].
 
==='''GTA IV + Episodes from Liberty City'''===
 
   
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Despite the car's impressive acceleration (compared to other similar cars, and its stock counterpart), the acceleration time seen on the First-Person speedometers is a rather large 13.7 seconds.
   
* The Sentinel XS will appear in all the places where the standard [[Sentinel]] does, but is significantly rarer.
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==== GTA V Overview ====
* Appears more commonly if the player is driving a [[Sultan RS]].
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{{GTA V Vehicle Stats
* As it serves as a gang car for the Mafia, the Sentinel XS will often appear in [[Little Italy]], [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], and [[Westdyke]] (helps if in [[Sultan RS]]).
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time defined = n/a
* Seen driven by [[Ancelotti Family|Ancelotti Members]] in [[She's a Keeper]]; however, you must stay in your [[Vincent|car]] to avoid mission failure.
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|Top speed defined = 88 / 142 <small>(Handling.dat)</small>
* During [[Out of Commission]], the final mission in the revenge story arc, the Sentinel XS is used as roadblocks during the casino shootout. This Sentinel XS is special, having a unique yellow luster effect.
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|Engine defined = 3.0 Liter {{Fact}}
* Sometimes spawns on the stretch of road outside the safe house in Party Mode.
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|Drivetrain defined = RWD
==='''Grand Theft Auto V'''===
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|Gears defined = 6
* '''TBA'''
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|Mass defined = 1400 / 3086
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|0-62mph/ 0-100km/h time observed = 13.7 Seconds
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|Top speed observed = 85 / 136
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|Engine observed = {{H:title|Front engine, rear wheel drive|FR}} Inline-6 <small>(sound)</small><br>{{H:title|Front engine, rear wheel drive|FR}} {{H:title|Double Overhead Camshaft|DOHC}} Turbocharged Inline-4 <small>(In-game model)</small>
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|Drivetrain observed = RWD
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|Gears observed = 6
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}}
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==Modifications (GTA V)==
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{| class="wikitable"
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!Type
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!Upgrade
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!Cost ([[Grand Theft Auto Online|Online]])
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Bumpers
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|Exposed Intercooler
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|$2500
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|-
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|Splitter With Canards
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|$3300
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|-
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|Carbon Rear Diffuser
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|$2500
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|-
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|Carbon Diffuser & Tow Hook
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|$3330
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|-
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| rowspan="3" |Exhaust
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|Dual Exit Exhaust
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|$750
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|-
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|Titanium Exhaust
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|$1800
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|-
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|Big Bore Exhaust
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|$3000
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Hood
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|Carbon Hood
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|$1700
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Roll Cage
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|Roll Cage and Chassis Upgrade
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|$1100
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|-
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| rowspan="1" |Skirts
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|Custom Skirts
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|$3000
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|-
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| rowspan="4" |Spoiler
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|Lip Spoiler
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|$1500
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|-
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|Mid Level Spoiler
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|$1900
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|-
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|High Level Spoiler
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|$2600
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|-
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|Carbon Wing
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|$3500
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|}
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==Image Gallery==
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<gallery>
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SentinelXS-GTAV-RSC.jpg|The '''Sentinel XS''' on the [[Rockstar Games Social Club]].
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Kifflom sential(front).jpg|An [[Epsilon Program]] variant of the Sentinel XS (<small>[[:Image:Sentinelxs-Car-kifflom-rear-GTAV.png|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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SentinelXSCustomized-GTAVPC-Front.png|An NPC-modified Sentinel XS in enhanced edition of GTA V. <small>([[:File:SentinelXSCustomized-GTAVPC-Rear.png|rear quarter view]])</small>
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SentinelXSCustomized2-GTAVPC-Front.png|Another NPC-modified Sentinel XS in enhanced edition of GTA V. <small>([[:File:SentinelXSCustomized2-GTAVPC-Rear.png|rear quarter view]])</small>
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</gallery>
   
==Notable owners==
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==Notable Owners==
 
*[[The Mendez Brothers]] in [[Grand Theft Auto:Vice City Stories|Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]].
 
*[[The Mendez Brothers]] in [[Grand Theft Auto:Vice City Stories|Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]].
*[[Amanda]], [[Michael (GTA V)|Michael]]'s wife in [[Grand Theft Auto V]], owns a Sentinel XS.
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*[[Amanda De Santa]] was supposed to own a Sentinel XS instead of her regular Sentinel as seen in the Game Informer December Article.
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*The [[Sentinel XS Driver]] (name unknown) owns a black one.
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*[[The Commission]]
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*[[Epsilon Program in HD Universe|Epsilon Program]]
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==Locations==
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City''===
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*Spawns in a parking lot near the [[Escobar International Airport]] terminal building.
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*Spawns frequently around Escobar International and in front of [[Sunshine Autos]].
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*Spawns frequently along the [[Bayshore Avenue]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories''===
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*Two Sentinel XSs appear outside the [[Mendez Mansion]] in [[Prawn Island]].
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*Spawns behind one of the northern most hotels at [[Ocean Drive]] in the long alleyway.
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*Spawns at a building very near to the empire site at the west of [[Vice Point Mall]]. In the front of it there is an entry to the Vice Point Mall.
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*Occassionally found in [[Viceport]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto IV''===
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*The Sentinel XS will appear in all the places where the standard [[Sentinel]] does, but is significantly rarer.
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*Appears more commonly if the player is driving a [[Sultan RS]].
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*As it serves as a gang car for the Mafia, the Sentinel XS will often appear in [[Little Italy, Algonquin|Little Italy]], [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], and [[Westdyke]] (helps if in [[Sultan RS]]).
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*Seen driven by [[Ancelotti Family|Ancelotti Members]] in [[She's a Keeper]]; however, you must stay in your [[Vincent|car]] to avoid mission failure.
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*During [[Out of Commission]], the final mission in the revenge story arc, the Sentinel XS is used as roadblocks during the casino shootout. This Sentinel XS is special, having a unique yellow luster effect.
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*Sometimes spawns on the stretch of road outside the safe house in Party Mode.
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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*Commonly spawns in [[Rockford Hills]] and sometimes parked in driveways in [[Vinewood Hills (GTA V)|Vinewood Hills]].
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*Spawns when during [[Unknowing the Truth]] in the convoy. Also possible to obtain by shooting the two drivers, and drive away till it says mission failed.
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===''Grand Theft Auto Online''===
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*Spawns commonly around [[Rockford Hills]] and [[Vinewood Hills]]
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*It can also be found after the player has completed a job, but much like the [[Tailgater]], the [[Sentinel XS Driver|Driver]] drives recklessly.
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*Spawns around [[Del Perro Pier]].
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*Can be bought from [[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]] as of patch 1.13.
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* A tuned version can sometimes be found driving around [[West Vinewood]]. Yellow variant can be sold for $14,970, the blue variant for $17,420. (Confirmed on PS4/XB1). As of patch 1.29, the yellow variant can also be found spawning at night around the gas station near Little Seoul. (Confirmed on PC).
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* The Sentinel XS plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
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===General===
** [[Liberty City Hardcore]] and [[Liberty Rock Radio]] in GTA IV.
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*The Sentinel XS plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
* In ''[[Grand Theft Auto V]]'', according the december issue of GameInformer, [[Protagonist]] [[Michael (GTA V)|Michael]]'s wife [[Amanda]] drives a Sentinel XS.
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**'''''GTA IV''''': [[Liberty City Hardcore]] or [[Liberty Rock Radio]].
*In [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], if the player has a [[MP5]] while driving a Sentinel XS, the weapon may stick outside of the driver windshield, also the same with the [[Police Car]].
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**'''''GTA V''''': [[WorldWide FM]].
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* The names of the three Ubermacht vehicles are references to the movie "The Matrix". The Oracle is a reference to the computer program that helps humans fight the machines, the Zion is a reference to the last human city, and the Sentinel is a reference to the machines the humans are at war with.
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*The "XS" also sounds like "excess", which may be a jab at BMW (or any other luxury/sport marque) drivers who buy their sport-tuned cars overloaded with driver aids and luxury features.
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City''===
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*In [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]], if the player has an [[MP5]] while driving a Sentinel XS, the weapon may stick outside of the driver windshield.
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===''Grand Theft Auto V''===
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*The Sentinel XS in GTA V can have a carbon front splitter while the regular [[Sentinel]] cannot.
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*The Sentinel XS' picture in the Vehicles page on the Rockstar Games Social Club shows a [[Zion Cabrio]], while the Sentinel picture shows a Sentinel XS. This is most likely a mistake.
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*The [[Kifflom]] Sentinel XS variant is already upgraded with Street Brakes, EMS Upgrade level 2, and Turbo tuning.
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*The vehicle's description on [[Southernsanandreassuperautos.com]] is a reference to the fact BMW drivers (on which the Sentinel is largely based) are known to be exceedingly obnoxious.
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* In the enhanced version, the roof and second front bumper modification are no longer made of carbon. Instead, it is treated like a secondary color.
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** The skirt and rear bumper modifications available at LSC are still made of carbon.
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*The badging for the Sentinel XS in GTA V bears a logo reading STD, standing for "Sentinel Tuning Division", a clear poke on 'STD's or 'sexually transmitted disease'.
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*Both Sentinel and [[Oracle]] have XS variants, however the [[Oracle XS]] is simply a previous generation Oracle.
   
==See also==
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==See Also==
* [[Sentinel]]
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*[[Sentinel]]
* [[Mafia Sentinel]], a gang variant of the Sentinel comparable to the Sentinel XS in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]].
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*[[Mafia Sentinel]], a gang variant of the Sentinel comparable to the Sentinel XS in [[Grand Theft Auto III|GTA III]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories|GTA Liberty City Stories]].
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*[[Oracle XS]], a similarly named vehicle.
   
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"When you're doing 90 in the fast lane, this is the car right on your ass flashing its high beams. If you're quite rich, and really an asshole, and you want everyone to know it, you can't do better."
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The Sentinel XS is the tuned version of the regular Sentinel sports compact, featured in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online. It is manufactured by Ubermacht in the HD Universe.

The car is related to the Mafia/Leone Sentinel, gang car of the Leone Family in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories.

DesignEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City + StoriesEdit

Ever since the Sentinel's introduction in GTA III, a high-performance variant has been present in every GTA game, excluding GTA San Andreas where the Sultan takes over the role. In GTA Vice City Stories, the Sentinel XS is the preferred gang car of the Mendez Cartel. The Sentinel XS's main visual distinction from the regular Sentinel is its spoiler and window louvers; performance-wise, the car is faster than the regular Sentinel. The Sentinel XS in GTA Vice City and Vice City Stories are suggestively based on the 1984-1986 BMW M5, the high-performance version of the BMW E28 5-series (which the regular Sentinel is based on). In GTA Vice City Stories, the Sentinel XS is not given the same aesthetic modification as the game's Sentinel, resulting in the car appearing more distinctive in the game. The Sentinel XS has a different engine sound than the regular Sentinel. It is possible that the Sentinel XS has a supercharged engine, due to the fact that other supercharged cars in the GTA series have the same engine noise, like the Windsor and Phoenix in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the Leone Sentinel and beta Cartel Cruiser in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, and the Washington in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

The Sentinel XS in GTA IV is based on the 2002-2004 BMW M3 CSL and is manufactured by Übermacht. It is not considered a distinct vehicle, as the game refers to the car simply as Sentinel when entered. It has no different car model or handling lines, and is technically just a version of the standard Sentinel that uses different car components, just like the Futo GT. The visual differences include a component with louvers and a bigger exhaust, a component with a spoiler and additional XS badging and a component with hood scoops. It's always painted black with a green pearlescent color and comes with black painted rims. The spoiler shows 2 STD logos on the sides, witch stands for "Sentinel Tuning Division", a play on Subaru's STi marque (odd because this vehicle does not at all resemble a Subaru) and BMW's in-house tuning division, BMW M, but is also a reference to the acronym for "sexually transmitted disease". In a nod to the Mafia Sentinel of GTA III and GTA Liberty City Stories it serves as one of two cars (the other being the PMP 600) that are usually driven by the Mafia.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

GTA V features a redesigned Sentinel XS from the GTA IV version. It is now based on the GTA V Sentinel but features a carbon fiber fixed roof in place of the folding hard top and has different wheels. This Sentinel XS is most likely based on the E92 M3 due to the carbon fibre roof and not having a fixed wing like the E92 M3 GTS. The Sentinel XS does have impressively faster acceleration than its normal counterpart with a higher top speed as well. Being a street racer style car, it is often seen speeding around the streets of Los Santos. Due to this, it is often hard to obtain unless you have a car that is good enough to catch it. The Sentinel XS mainly comes in 2 colors: Silver/Gray or Black.

Current Design GalleryEdit


Version History GalleryEdit

PerformanceEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City + StoriesEdit

The Sentinel XS in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City possesses superior acceleration, braking, and handling abilities compared with the normal Sentinel. Like the normal Sentinel, It has rear wheel drive. But it is also far more stable in turns than the normal Sentinel and other RWD cars, and is far less prone to oversteer (though oversteer will still occur if the Sentinel XS is drifted too heavily via handbrake). This stability may be attributed to the spoiler-induced downforce that keeps its rear wheels from losing traction, which in turn may be the reason behind the slight-to-moderate understeer experienced in the Sentinel XS at corners. This understeer can be corrected by tapping the brakes to induce the front end to rotate better. 

Overall, its combination of speed and good stability make the Sentinel XS a fine vehicle to go racing with.

The car is coupled up to a 5-speed gear box, evidently by the gear-changes identified by sound, and is powered by what looks to be a V8 [citation/verification needed].

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

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GTA IV OverviewEdit

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Grand Theft Auto VEdit

The car sounds to be powered by something similar to a an inline-6, however, the in-game model displays a standard Double Overhead Camshaft Inline-4, which is odd for this type of performing car, however, it is possibly highly tuned for its abilities and purpose.

The Sentinel XS features average acceleration and top speed although revving the engine and releasing the handbrake results in high amounts of wheelspin. Steering is sharp but feels artificial at times. Crash deformation is average as a moderate speed crash will cause the bumper to dangle and hood to come off. The Sentinel XS is more back heavy than the Sentinel, so it is considerably good at drifting.

Despite the car's impressive acceleration (compared to other similar cars, and its stock counterpart), the acceleration time seen on the First-Person speedometers is a rather large 13.7 seconds.

GTA V Overview Edit

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Modifications (GTA V)Edit

Type Upgrade Cost (Online)
Bumpers Exposed Intercooler $2500
Splitter With Canards $3300
Carbon Rear Diffuser $2500
Carbon Diffuser & Tow Hook $3330
Exhaust Dual Exit Exhaust $750
Titanium Exhaust $1800
Big Bore Exhaust $3000
Hood Carbon Hood $1700
Roll Cage Roll Cage and Chassis Upgrade $1100
Skirts Custom Skirts $3000
Spoiler Lip Spoiler $1500
Mid Level Spoiler $1900
High Level Spoiler $2600
Carbon Wing $3500

Image GalleryEdit

Notable OwnersEdit

LocationsEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice CityEdit

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City StoriesEdit

  • Two Sentinel XSs appear outside the Mendez Mansion in Prawn Island.
  • Spawns behind one of the northern most hotels at Ocean Drive in the long alleyway.
  • Spawns at a building very near to the empire site at the west of Vice Point Mall. In the front of it there is an entry to the Vice Point Mall.
  • Occassionally found in Viceport.

Grand Theft Auto IVEdit

  • The Sentinel XS will appear in all the places where the standard Sentinel does, but is significantly rarer.
  • Appears more commonly if the player is driving a Sultan RS.
  • As it serves as a gang car for the Mafia, the Sentinel XS will often appear in Little Italy, Chinatown, and Westdyke (helps if in Sultan RS).
  • Seen driven by Ancelotti Members in She's a Keeper; however, you must stay in your car to avoid mission failure.
  • During Out of Commission, the final mission in the revenge story arc, the Sentinel XS is used as roadblocks during the casino shootout. This Sentinel XS is special, having a unique yellow luster effect.
  • Sometimes spawns on the stretch of road outside the safe house in Party Mode.

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

  • Commonly spawns in Rockford Hills and sometimes parked in driveways in Vinewood Hills.
  • Spawns when during Unknowing the Truth in the convoy. Also possible to obtain by shooting the two drivers, and drive away till it says mission failed.

Grand Theft Auto OnlineEdit

  • Spawns commonly around Rockford Hills and Vinewood Hills
  • It can also be found after the player has completed a job, but much like the Tailgater, the Driver drives recklessly.
  • Spawns around Del Perro Pier.
  • Can be bought from Southernsanandreassuperautos.com as of patch 1.13.
  • A tuned version can sometimes be found driving around West Vinewood. Yellow variant can be sold for $14,970, the blue variant for $17,420. (Confirmed on PS4/XB1). As of patch 1.29, the yellow variant can also be found spawning at night around the gas station near Little Seoul. (Confirmed on PC).

TriviaEdit

GeneralEdit

  • The Sentinel XS plays the following radio stations by default when entered:
  • The names of the three Ubermacht vehicles are references to the movie "The Matrix". The Oracle is a reference to the computer program that helps humans fight the machines, the Zion is a reference to the last human city, and the Sentinel is a reference to the machines the humans are at war with.
  • The "XS" also sounds like "excess", which may be a jab at BMW (or any other luxury/sport marque) drivers who buy their sport-tuned cars overloaded with driver aids and luxury features.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice CityEdit

Grand Theft Auto VEdit

  • The Sentinel XS in GTA V can have a carbon front splitter while the regular Sentinel cannot.
  • The Sentinel XS' picture in the Vehicles page on the Rockstar Games Social Club shows a Zion Cabrio, while the Sentinel picture shows a Sentinel XS. This is most likely a mistake.
  • The Kifflom Sentinel XS variant is already upgraded with Street Brakes, EMS Upgrade level 2, and Turbo tuning.
  • The vehicle's description on Southernsanandreassuperautos.com is a reference to the fact BMW drivers (on which the Sentinel is largely based) are known to be exceedingly obnoxious.
  • In the enhanced version, the roof and second front bumper modification are no longer made of carbon. Instead, it is treated like a secondary color.
    • The skirt and rear bumper modifications available at LSC are still made of carbon.
  • The badging for the Sentinel XS in GTA V bears a logo reading STD, standing for "Sentinel Tuning Division", a clear poke on 'STD's or 'sexually transmitted disease'.
  • Both Sentinel and Oracle have XS variants, however the Oracle XS is simply a previous generation Oracle.

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