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The Karin Sultan RS is a highly modified rally sports variant of the Sultan featured in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the January 2016 Update.


Grand Theft Auto IV

The Sultan RS is a high-performance two-door coupé variant of the Sultan. The vehicle itself is based on the first generation Lexus IS (also known as the Toyota Altezza), with a few minor influences from a range of second generation Subaru Imprezas (notably the Impreza 2.5RS coupe). Although the Lexus IS or the Toyota Altezza never had a two-door coupé configuration, their influence remains obvious in the RS. The front and the complete shape of the car closely resembles that of a 2001 Lexus IS with a body kit, and of course a side exhaust system, which aren't usually found on Lexus models. The massive rear spoiler is usually a stock feature on the Subaru Impreza WRX STi. The rear of the car is highly reminiscent of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V. The letters RS stand for Rally Sport, which usually designates that the car is a highly tuned rally sports version of the stock model.

The car comes with a carbon fiber hood, roll cage, side exit large-bore exhaust, front-mounted intercooler, rear diffuser, racing rims, and low-profile tires. Some variants also have a carbon fiber trunk lid, hood scoop, and metallic paint. The car is available in several colors, including pink, which is rare in-game, although carbon fiber components (such as the hood) are always colored black. Its front intercooler reads 'ENDO'. It is equipped with a GPS system with a female voice, but only if the player leaves the "selected cars" (default) option in the audio menu.

Grand Theft Auto Online

This article or section refers to content in the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC renditions of Grand Theft Auto V and/or Grand Theft Auto Online, 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.

The Sultan RS returns to the enhanced version of Grand Theft Auto Online as part of the January 2016 Update, as an optional modification of the standard Sultan in Benny's Original Motor Works.

It holds the same design as in Grand Theft Auto IV, albeit with some cosmetic changes (notably the bumpers and the grille) and a few omissions, which can be fitted in Benny's Original Motor Works. It now has a variety of tuning modifications such as bumpers, diffusers, skirts, spoilers and fog-lights fitted, as well as unique liveries and vinyls. Like the normal Sultan and the GTA IV counterpart, the Sultan RS can have the "SULTAN RS" stripe on the sides and retains its side exhaust in its stock form.

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Grand Theft Auto IV

The car's top speed is one of the highest due to the mighty power of its turbocharged engine. The car also accelerates like no other car in the game. As shown on the rocker cover badging and the model marque on the boot, it has a 3.5-litre engine according to the badges, with the model of a DOHC (double overhead camshaft) straight-4 engine, with a large turbo added for good measure. The badges also state the car is twin turbocharged, however the in-game model only features one turbo.

The Sultan RS utilizes an all-wheel drive system (30% front, 70% rear torque distribution balance respectively, according to files), to which the extraordinary off-the-line acceleration owes itself. The Sultan RS has a much lower ground clearance than the Sultan, which aids the superb cornering ability on the road. The car drives very well on asphalt, although a bit slippery and at times hard to control at high speeds. It is also great on dirt and sand, despite the fact that this really wasn't designed for such conditions.

Like the Infernus, Banshee, Buffalo, F620, and Bullet GT, the exhaust system of the Sultan RS is prone to letting unburnt fuel explode in flames from the sidepipe during throttle liftoff after high revving. The RS is also equipped with a dump (blowoff) valve on the turbo which causes a whipping/hissing sound when the throttle is released.

GTA IV Overview

Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto IV
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engines Drivetrain
(kg / lbs)
N/A 93 / 150 5 N/A AWD
30% FWD
1400 / 3086
Website Statements / Badges
N/A N/A N/A Twin Turbo 3.5L (Badging) N/A N/A
7.4 Seconds 93 / 150 5 F4 DOHC Turbocharged Inline-4 (In-game model) AWD Cannot be observed

Grand Theft Auto Online

The Sultan RS improves upon the original Sultan with vastly superior acceleration and a slightly higher top speed, while retaining the all-wheel drive system (25% front, 75% rear torque distribution balance respectively, according to files). Braking power is significantly improved as well, enough so it is on par with other Supers. It handles very similarly to the standard counterpart, being grippy and engaging, yet unlike the normal version, it's also easier to spin out. Off-road, the Sultan RS is excellent, with next to no speed or handling loss while driving off-road. Crash deformation is poor.

Unlike its GTA IV counterpart, the engine is now a twin-cam Inline-6, lacking the turbocharger by default. It emits a unique, aggressive engine noise, similar to the tune used in GTA IV. It produces a large amount of torque sent through a 6-speed transmission to all four wheels. Just like IV, the dump valve sound is present, but to a lesser extent until upgraded. The exhaust arrangement is the same as IV by default, being single side-exit, but now in a 6-1 (6 to 1) exhaust manifold organisation rather than a 4-1. Its extreme valve timing causes a large amount of back firing, and when upgraded further it will produce a large amount of dump-valve sound with an increased rate of back firing.

GTA Online Overview

Vehicle Statistics - Grand Theft Auto V
(0-60 mph in Seconds)
Top Speed
(mph / kmh)
Gears Engine Drivetrain
(kg / lbs)
Fuel Tank
Size (litres)
N/A 92 / 148 5 N/A AWD
25% FWD
75% RWD
1250 / 2756 65
Website Statements [?] / Badges
N/A N/A N/A Twin Turbo 3.5L (Badging) N/A N/A N/A
Observed / First-Person Speedometer (Enhanced version)
4.1 Seconds 130 / 209 5 F4 DOHC Inline-6 (In game model) AWD Cannot be observed Cannot be observed
Rockstar Games Social Club
Speed 79.409599%
Acceleration 82.500008%
Braking 33.333336%
Traction 75.757576%


Grand Theft Auto Online


Possible combinations of modifications that can be given to the Sultan RS in Benny's Original Motor Works in GTA Online (rear quarter view)

Type Upgrade Cost
Armor Armor Upgrade 20% $4,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $7,500
Armor Upgrade 60% $12,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $21,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $30,000
Brakes Street Brakes $4,000
Sport Brakes $5,400
Race Brakes $7,000
Front Bumpers Custom Splitter $1000
Classic RS Splitter $1,500
Stickerbomb Splitter $2,000
Drift RS Splitter $2,600
GT Bumper $2,800
Street SPL Bumper $3,000
Vented GT Bumper $3,200
Race Bumper $3,400
C1 Loop Bumper $3,600
Custom Splitter and Canards $3,800
Drift RS Splitter and Canards $4,000
RS Evolved Bumper $4,200
Street SPL (Extended) $4,400
Vented GT Bumper (Extended) $4,600
C2 Loop Bumper $4,800
Rear Bumper Classic RS Rear Bumper $1,000
Drift RS Rear Bumper $1,500
Clean Cut Rear Bumper $2,000
Bippu Rear Bumper $2,600
RS Evolved Rear Bumper $2,800
GT Rear Bumper $3,000
Street SPL Rear Bumper $3,200
Vented GT Rear Bumper $3,400
Exhaust Straight Side Exhaust $750
Slashed Side Exhaust $1,800
Twin Short Side Exhaust $3,000
Twin Straight Side Exhaust $9,550
Big Bore Side Exhaust $9,750
Fenders Secondary Color Arches $900
Carbon Arches $1,500
Primary Color Bolt-On Arches $1,700
Secondary Color Bolt-On Arches $2,000
Carbon Bolt-On Arches $2,750
Widebody Arch Extensions $3,300
Grille Remove Grille $750
Intercooler With Twin Fans $1,340
Intercooler With Water Sprayer $1,650
Monster Intercooler $3,000
Hood Twin Vented Hood $650
Carbon Hood $1,500
Carbon Vented Hood $1,750
Carbon Scooped Hood $2,000
Carbon Twin Vented Hood $2,400
Stickerbomb Hood $2,900
Power Bulge Hood $4,450
Vented Hood $5,000
Scooped Hood $5,600
Showtime Hood $6,000
Type Subcategory Upgrade Cost
Chassis Headlight Trim Custom Eyebrows $9,600
Carbon Eyebrows $10,200
Basic Headlight Vents $10,800
Primary Color Light Covers $11,400
Secondary Color Light Covers $12,000
Carbon Light Covers $12,300
Foglights Rally Fogs $14,230
Carbon Rally Fogs $15,130
Roof Scoops Roof Vent $6,240
Carbon Vent $6,630
Doors Painted Wind Deflectors $1,920
Carbon Wind Deflectors $2,040
Window Safety Net $2,160
Roll Cage Street Half Cage $1,100
Dash Dodger Cage $1,350
Padded Dash Dodger Cage $1,500
Full Roll Cage $2,750
Padded Roll Cage $3,600
Engine Engine Block Primary Color Valve Covers $40,000
Secondary Color Valve Covers $42,500
Polished Valve Covers $45,000
Carbon Valve Covers $47,500
Cam Cover Primary Color Cambelt Cover $21,440
Secondary Color Cambelt Cover $22,780
Polished Cambelt Cover $24,120
Carbon Cambelt Cover $25,460
Black Exposed Vernier Pulleys $26,800
Blue Exposed Vernier Pulleys $27,470
Red Verlier Pulleys $28,139
Purple Verlier Pulleys $28,810
Strut Brace Polished Strut Brace $16,800
Carbon Strut Brace $17,850
Medium Polished Strut Brace $18,900
Medium Titanium Strut Brace $19,950
Titanium Strut Brace $21,000
Triangulated Strut Brace $21,525
Wide Titanium Strut Brace $22,049
Large Polished Strut Brace $22,575
Stickerbomb Strut Brace $23,100
Polished Twin Bar Strut Brace $23,625
Extreme Billet Strut Brace $24,150
Lightened Racing Strut Brace $24,674
Engine Tunes EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $1,800
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $2,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $3,600
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $6,700
Interior Trim Design Sunstrip $4,960
Ornaments Black Mariachi Bobblehead $4,100
Green Mariachi Bobblehead $4,235
Blue Mariachi Bobblehead $4,370
Boars Bobblehead $3,890
Corkers Bobblehead $3,755
Feud Bobblehead $4,025
Panic Bobblehead $4,160
Salamanders Bobblehead $4,565
Liberty Bobblehead $4,430
LS Shrimps Bobblehead $4,295
LC Wrath Bobblehead $4,700
Pounders Bobblehead $4,560
Bookworms Bobblehead $4,835
Magnetics Bobblehead $5,105
LSC Bobblehead $5,375
OG Bobblehead $5,240
Impotent Rage Bobblehead $7,000
B&W Impotent Rage Bobblehead $5,695
White Pogo Bobblehead $5,730
Red Pogo Bobblehead $6,000
Grim Reaper Bobblehead $7,000
Dash Street Interior $29,280
Semi Stripped Interior $31,110
Race Dash & Stripped Interior $32,940
Carbon Dash & Stripped Interior $34,770
Flocked Dash & Stripped $36,600
Dials Pod Mounted Tacho $17,600
Cluster Mounted Tacho $18,700
Pod Tacho & Glovebox Gauges $19,800
Tacho & Glovebox Gauges $20,900
Pod Tacho & Dash Gauges $22,000
Tacho & Dash Gauges $22,550
Doors Carbon Doorcards $13,600
Aluminium Panel Doorcards $14,450
Carbon Panel Doorcards $15,300
Primary Color Doorcards $16,150
Secondary Color Doorcards $17,000
Aluminium Race Doorcards $17,425
Carbon Race Doorcards $17,850
Seats Sports Seats $12,640
Painted Sports Seats $13,430
Carbon Sports Seats $14,220
Ballistic Fibre Sports Seats $15,010
Painted Tuner Seats $15,800
Carbon Tuner Seats $16,195
Ballistic Fibre Tuner Seats $16,590
Painted Bucket Seats $16,985
Carbon Bucket Seats $17,380
Ballistic Fibre Bucket Seats $17,775
Painted Track Seats $18,170
Carbon Track Seats $18,565
Ballistic Fibre Track Seats $18,960
Carbon Race Seats $19,355
Steering Wheels Apex Basic $14,440
Apex Clubman $15,300
Apex Professional $16,200
Formula Basic $17,100
Formula Cutout $18,000
Formula Clubman $18,450
Formula Professional $18,900
Sprint Basic $19,350
Sprint Clubman $19,800
Sprint MKII $20,250
Sprint Lightweight $20,700
Sprint Featherweight $21,150
Sprint Sprint Professional $21,600
Rally Basic $22,050
Rally Clubman $22,500
Rally Professional $22,950
Light Color Silver $410
Bluish Silver $400
Rolled Steel $390
Shadow Silver $430
Ice White $405
Frost White $435
Cream $390
Sienna Brown $460
Saddle Brown $415
Moss Brown $430
Woodbeech Brown $450
Straw Brown $440
Sandy Brown $435
Bleached Brown $390
Gold $495
Bronze $465
Yellow $2,550
Race Yellow $4,600
Dew Yellow $4,800
Orange $2,250
Bright Orange $2,700
Sunrise Orange $4,400
Red $460
Torino Red $2,800
Formula Red $2,600
Lava Red $5,800
Blaze Red $1,900
Grace Red $475
Garnet Red $445
Candy Red $6,075
Hot Pink $6,250
Pfister Pink $5,500
Salmon Pink $5,200
Schafter Purple $2,250
Bright Purple $6,250
Saxon Blue $450
Blue $430
Mariner Blue $435
Harbor Blue $420
Diamond Blue $4,325
Surf Blue $460
Nautical Blue $445
Racing Blue $2,250
Ultra Blue $5,500
Light Blue $405
Sea Green $475
Bright Green $4,800
Gasoline Green $5,200
Lime Green $6,250

The Sultan RS has a unique transmission option named "Super Transmission", and is unlocked at the same Rank as Race Transmission.

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Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto Online

Special Variants


Grand Theft Auto IV

  • Parked in the bushes behind the garage of a run-down mansion in Westdyke, Alderney; the mansion is located at the end of a dirt road, at one of the northernmost points of the island.
  • Appears in traffic when the player is already driving one.
  • Sometimes seen competing in Brucie's races, however stealing a competitor's car will end the race and count as a loss to the player. Fortunately, the presence of the RS may cause others to spawn in traffic on the way to the race, during it, or immediately after.
  • In The Ballad Of Gay Tony, a unique purple-blue one is used in some of the Drug War missions driven by the Korean Mob.
  • In The Ballad of Gay Tony, another unique Sultan RS is used in Drug Wars. It is black with a tannish-white roof and black hood.
  • Very rarely spawns in south Algonquin while driving Roman's Taxi or an Esperanto.

Grand Theft Auto Online

  • Can be received when upgrading a stock Sultan into a Sultan RS while at Benny's Original Motor Works for $795,000 (if stolen from the street) and $755,250 (if bought from Benny's website).


Grand Theft Auto IV

  • This vehicle can be sold to Stevie, fetching $2,500.


Grand Theft Auto IV

  • Driving the Sultan RS around often results in the rare Sentinel XS spawning more frequently, being both tuned racing cars puts them into the same category.
  • The Sultan RS in the beta version of GTA IV was available in a green and blue two tone color and a different spoiler. It can be seen in-game at the mini vendor stands around the city by using a sniper rifle to zoom in on the magazines. This pre-release Sultan RS can also be seen on the television screens inside the Stretch.
  • The Sultan RS' default radio stations are Electro-Choc and Radio Broker.

Grand Theft Auto Online

  • The "Street Drifter" livery available in Benny's Original Motor Works in GTA V is possibly an homage to Sean's Lancer Evo from The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.
  • The "Princess Robot Bubblegum" livery resembles a style of car modification (mainly visually) known as Itasha, a term of car decorating with Manga/Anime character decals and paint schemes, usually containing cute or sexually attractive females. This style is popular in Japan, mainly with Anime/Manga Otaku.
  • The "Karin Performance" livery looks strikingly similar to the Subaru World Rally Team livery, used on Subaru Impreza rally cars. With this, plus the right combination of modifications, it is possible to come close to recreating the Subaru Impreza 22b STi Coupe, albeit with a modernised look.
    • The Sultan RS' "Karin Racing Auto Performance" text reads KRAP in acronym form, which is clearly pronounced as "Crap".
  • Through modifications it is possible to recreate the Sultan RS as it appeared in Grand Theft Auto IV in GTA Online. Modifications include Classic RS Bumper, Classic RS Rear Bumper, Full Roll Cage, Stock Exhaust, Stock Fenders, Remove Grille, Carbon Scooped Hood, Sunstrip, Pod Mounted Tacho, Sports Seats, Black Classic RS Stripe, Stock Roof, Stock Skirts, Painted Classic RS Wing, Street Suspension and Black Gruppe Z rims.
  • The Sultan RS, just like the Banshee 900R, can have its brace strut altered and modified. The color, material, shape and finish can all be altered. This stops the camber of the body increasing around hard-cornering which is caused by the suspension pushing into the bodywork.
  • The "Tarmac Attack" spoiler option on the Sultan RS was (at one point) slightly misaligned to the left. This was later patched in the Lowriders: Custom Classics update. [1]
  • Unlike GTA IV, the Sultan RS in GTA Online features a 6 cylinder engine, similar to its 4 door counterpart. The Sultan RS in GTA IV features a 4 cylinder engine, despite its 4 door counterpart featuring a 6 cylinder engine.
  • Its unique valve cover design bears resemblance to Nissan's inline-4 RB series engines.
  • If the Sultan RS is fitted with Light Covers, its headlights will not illuminate.
    • However, purchasing fog lights will circumvent this problem.

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