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This article is about the speed boat. For the car, see Speeder.

"Boat popular with Cuban runners."
GTA Vice City website
"Drape a sweater over the shoulders and throw on some loafers without socks because you've made it! the Speeder is a classic Italian-style wooden speedboat that will make you feel like you're cruising the Mediterranean, quaffing Rosé and secretly hating yourself."
GTA V DockTease description

The Speeder is a speed boat that has appeared in most games after Grand Theft Auto III. To date, the Speeder has appeared in both 3D Universe and HD Universe. It is manufactured by Pegassi in the HD Universe.


3D Universe

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In all 3D Universe games the Speeder appears in, it takes a modern appearance. Designed as a low profile speedboat, its GTA III rendition seems to be directly concepted from Rockstar themselves, sharing no resemblence to any real-life boat.

HD Universe

Returning to Grand Theft Auto V with the Beach Bum Content Update, the Speeder is now styled as a classic speed boat, unlike that of the 3D Universe rendition. It is now closely based around the Coeur 290 Nighthawk and Cherubini Classic 20.


3D Universe

Designed as a lean watercraft, the Speeder is a good boat in terms of handling and speed, being the fastest boat in Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, the third fastest in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, and the fourth fastest in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.

HD Universe

In Grand Theft Auto V, the Speeder has very good top speed and acceleration, being able to compete with other boats in the same class like the Jetmax and Dinghy, and also being able to outrun Police Predators with relative ease.

GTA V Overview

Source Acceleration
(0 - 60mph / 0 - 100km/h)
Top Speed
(Inboard / Outboard)
(Kg / lb)

(i.e. Game data definitions, or claimed in-game.)

n/a n/a



(i.e. recorded on Speedometer.)

n/a n/a


Mass cannot be observed.




GTA: Vice City

GTA: San Andreas

GTA: Liberty City Stories

  • Docked at a pier south from Asuka Kasen's condo in Newport and the pier where the boat is spawned in GTA III.

GTA: Vice City Stories

  • Can only be obtained during the smuggling and sometimes drugs side-missions.


  • Available for free if the player has purchased the Marina property (Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 only).
  • Can be found in the purchasable boat docks near Vespucci Beach (Xbox One / PlayStation 4 / PC only).
  • Available for $325,000 on (Xbox One / PlayStation 4 / PC only).

GTA Online



  • The boat name could be a reference to a speeder which is a type of drug that gets you hyper. Possibly, both the Speeder and the Reefer are boats named after drugs.

GTA: Vice City

GTA: Vice City Stories

  • In a BradyGames guide for GTA Vice City Stories the possible beta name for the Speeder was the "Ambassador", as seen through one of the images in the guide.


  • In GTA V, the GPS appears to be GTA IV's Map (Liberty City) rather than Los Santos (Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 only).

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