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[[Image:TVVan-GTA1-LibertyCity.png|right|180px|thumb|A [[Liberty City in GTA 1|Liberty City]] TV Van in [[Grand Theft Auto 1|GTA 1]].]]
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|name = TV Van
The '''TV Van''', also spelled as '''T.V. Van''', is a television van appearing in various forms in [[Grand Theft Auto 1]], [[Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961]] and [[Grand Theft Auto 2]].
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|front_image = TVVan-GTA2.png
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|caption = A '''TV Van''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]''.
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|vehicle_type = Civilian car
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|body_style = Van
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|capacity = 2 <small>(driver and a passenger)</small>
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|appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto 1]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1961]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]''
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|related = [[Van]]<br>[[Newsvan]]
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}}
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The '''TV Van''', also spelled as '''T.V. Van''', is a television van appearing in various forms in ''[[Grand Theft Auto 1]]'', ''[[Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]''.
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
=== GTA 1 ===
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto 1'' ===
The TV Van was introduced in GTA 1, appearing as a simple van with no apparent hint of its function as a television van, although it can also be assumed to be a shuttle van that carries a mobile film crew. in comparison to the [[Transit Van]], the TV Van appear to be more rounded and sleeker in appearance. While appearing in all three cities in GTA 1, the color of the TV Van varies in each city:
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The TV Van was introduced in ''[[Grand Theft Auto 1]]'', appearing as a simple van with no apparent hint of its function as a television van, although it can also be assumed to be a shuttle van that carries a mobile film crew. In comparison to the [[Transit Van]], the TV Van appear to be more rounded and sleeker in appearance. While appearing in all three cities in ''GTA 1'', the color of the TV Van varies in each city:
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*In [[Liberty City (2D Universe)|Liberty City]], the van features a dark purple-and-blue body.
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*In [[San Andreas (2D Universe)|San Andreas]], it features a dark green-and-bright green body.
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*In [[Vice City (2D Universe)|Vice City]], it features a maroon-and-magenta body.
   
*In [[Liberty City in GTA 1|Liberty City]], the van features a dark purple-and-blue body.
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto London 1961'' ===
*In [[City of San Andreas|San Andreas]], it features a dark green-and-bright green body.
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The ''[[Grand Theft Auto: London 1961]]'' rendition of the TV Van assumes the appearance of a large van with a roof-mounted camera. The design of the van is based on the ''[[GTA London]]'' rendition of the [[Ambulance]], sharing the same van design but is significantly extended in length.
*In [[Vice City in GTA 1|Vice City]], it features a maroon-and-magenta body.
 
   
{| align="center"
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=== ''Grand Theft Auto 2'' ===
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="5" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="120">
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In ''[[Grand Theft Auto 2]]'', the TV Van is simply a variant of the [[Van]] with an additional antenna and mounted base on its roof; the van is otherwise similar to the Van in all respects, including its bulky, utilitarian body design and its performance. A minor feature of the van is the tendency for the antenna to point to the player's [[Jesus Saves]] [[Save Point|save point]], useful when the player wishes to make their way back to a save point.
TVVan-GTA1-LibertyCity.png|The TV Van in [[Liberty City in GTA 1|Liberty City]].
 
TVVan-GTA1-SanAndreas.png|The TV Van in [[City of San Andreas|San Andreas]].
 
TVVan-GTA1-ViceCity.png|The TV Van in [[Vice City in GTA 1|Vice City]].
 
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|}
 
   
Overall, the TV Van is all round average in performance. While as light as a standard car, the van possesses a below average top speed. In other areas, the TV Van fare averagely in acceleration, braking, grip and handling. The van can be exported for up to $800 if delivered in mint condition.
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===Version History Gallery===
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{{Vehicle Design History Gallery
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| GTA1_Top_imagename = TVVan-GTA1-LibertyCity.png
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| GTALDN_Top_imagename = TVVan-GTAL61.png
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}}
   
=== GTA London 1961 ===
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==Performance==
[[Image:TVVan-GTAL61.png|right|thumb|180px|A TV Van in [[Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961|GTA London 1961]].]]
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===''Grand Theft Auto 1''===
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Overall, the TV Van is all round average in performance. While as light as a standard car, the van possesses a below average top speed. In other areas, the TV Van fare averagely in acceleration, braking, grip and handling.
   
The GTA London 1961 rendition of the TV Van assumes the appearance of a large van with a roof-mounted camera. The design of the van based on the [[Ambulance|GTA London rendition of the Ambulance]], sharing the same van design but is significantly extended in length.
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===''Grand Theft Auto London 1961''===
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Due to the dramatic difference in the vehicle's design and its heavily equipped nature, the TV Van in ''GTA London 1961'' is far more heavier and slower than the ''GTA 1'' renditions of the TV Van, being heavier than ''GTA London''<nowiki/><nowiki>'s </nowiki>[[Fire Truck]], and even possesses a top speed slightly lower than the [[Garden Shed]]. Its acceleration and grip are average, while its brakes and handling are also poor.
   
Due to the dramatic difference in the vehicle's design and its heavily equipped nature, the TV Van in GTA London 1961 is far more heavier and slower than the GTA 1 renditions of the TV Van, being heavier than GTA London's [[Fire Truck]], and even possesses a top speed slightly lower than the [[Garden Shed]]. Its acceleration and grip are average, while its brakes and handling are also poor. Although it possesses a base value of £900 in mint condition, the TV Van cannot be exported as it is too large.
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===''Grand Theft Auto 2''===
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As mentioned, the TV Van's performance is no different from the Van's, with a low top speed and an overworked acceleration. In terms of controls, the TV Van possesses sensitive but heavy steering due to its heavy weight.
   
=== GTA 2 ===
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==Image Gallery==
[[Image:TVVan-GTA2.png|right|thumb|180px|A TV Van in [[Grand Theft Auto 2|GTA 2]] (<small>[[:Image:TVVan-GTA2-ingame.jpg|In-game, with lights]]</small>).]]
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<gallery position="center">
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TVVan-GTA1-LibertyCity.png|The TV Van in [[Liberty City (2D Universe)|Liberty City]] (''GTA1'').
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TVVan-GTA1-SanAndreas.png|The TV Van in [[San Andreas (2D Universe)|San Andreas]] (''GTA1'').
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TVVan-GTA1-ViceCity.png|The TV Van in [[Vice City (2D Universe)|Vice City]] (''GTA1'').
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TVVan-GTA2-ingame.jpg|In-game, with the roof antenna aiming to a save point (''GTA2'').
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</gallery>
   
In GTA 2, the TV Van is simply a variant of the [[Van]] with an additional antenna and mounted base on its roof; the van is otherwise similar to the Van in all respects, including its bulky, utilitarian body design and its performance. A minor feature of the van is the tendency for the antenna to point to the player's [[Jesus Saves]] [[Save Point|save point]], useful when the player wishes to make their way back to a save point. The van appears in all three districts of [[Anywhere City]]: The [[Downtown District]], [[Residential District]] and [[Industrial District]].
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==Locations==
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===''Grand Theft Auto 1''===
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*Available in the three main cities, with their respective colors mentioned above.
   
As mentioned, the TV Van's performance is no different from the Van's, with a low top speed and an overworked acceleration. In terms of controls, the TV Van possesses sensitive but heavy steering due to its heavy weight. Its size and weight also makes the vehicle unsuitable for [[Crusher|crushing]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto London 1961''===
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== Trivia ==
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===''Grand Theft Auto 2''===
* The GTA London 1961 rendition of the TV Van assumes the car ID of [[Grand Theft Auto: London 1969|GTA London 1969]]'s [[Tanker]] (#44).[http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rlid=68066]
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*The TV Van appears in the three districts of [[Anywhere City]]: The [[Downtown District]], [[Residential District]] and [[Industrial District]].
*In GTA 1 the TV Van originaly had a antenna.
 
   
== See also ==
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==Rewards==
* [[Newsvan]], [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] equivalent.
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===''Grand Theft Auto 1''===
* [[VCN Maverick]] and [[News Chopper]].
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The van can be exported for up to $800 if delivered in mint condition.
* [[Gumshoe]], a [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars]] equivalent.
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===''Grand Theft Auto: London 1961''===
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Although it possesses a base value of £900 in mint condition, the TV Van cannot be exported as it is too large.
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===''Grand Theft Auto 2''===
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Its size and weight also makes the vehicle unsuitable for [[Crusher|crushing]].
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== Trivia ==
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* The ''GTA London 1961'' rendition of the TV Van assumes the car ID of [[Grand Theft Auto: London 1969|GTA London 1969]]'s [[Tanker]] (#44).[http://www.neoseeker.com/resourcelink.html?rlid=68066]
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*In ''GTA 1'', the TV Van originaly had an antenna.
   
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Latest revision as of 02:24, April 25, 2016


The TV Van, also spelled as T.V. Van, is a television van appearing in various forms in Grand Theft Auto 1, Grand Theft Auto: London, 1961 and Grand Theft Auto 2.

Description Edit

Grand Theft Auto 1 Edit

The TV Van was introduced in Grand Theft Auto 1, appearing as a simple van with no apparent hint of its function as a television van, although it can also be assumed to be a shuttle van that carries a mobile film crew. In comparison to the Transit Van, the TV Van appear to be more rounded and sleeker in appearance. While appearing in all three cities in GTA 1, the color of the TV Van varies in each city:

  • In Liberty City, the van features a dark purple-and-blue body.
  • In San Andreas, it features a dark green-and-bright green body.
  • In Vice City, it features a maroon-and-magenta body.

Grand Theft Auto London 1961 Edit

The Grand Theft Auto: London 1961 rendition of the TV Van assumes the appearance of a large van with a roof-mounted camera. The design of the van is based on the GTA London rendition of the Ambulance, sharing the same van design but is significantly extended in length.

Grand Theft Auto 2 Edit

In Grand Theft Auto 2, the TV Van is simply a variant of the Van with an additional antenna and mounted base on its roof; the van is otherwise similar to the Van in all respects, including its bulky, utilitarian body design and its performance. A minor feature of the van is the tendency for the antenna to point to the player's Jesus Saves save point, useful when the player wishes to make their way back to a save point.

Version History GalleryEdit

PerformanceEdit

Grand Theft Auto 1Edit

Overall, the TV Van is all round average in performance. While as light as a standard car, the van possesses a below average top speed. In other areas, the TV Van fare averagely in acceleration, braking, grip and handling.

Grand Theft Auto London 1961Edit

Due to the dramatic difference in the vehicle's design and its heavily equipped nature, the TV Van in GTA London 1961 is far more heavier and slower than the GTA 1 renditions of the TV Van, being heavier than GTA London's Fire Truck, and even possesses a top speed slightly lower than the Garden Shed. Its acceleration and grip are average, while its brakes and handling are also poor.

Grand Theft Auto 2Edit

As mentioned, the TV Van's performance is no different from the Van's, with a low top speed and an overworked acceleration. In terms of controls, the TV Van possesses sensitive but heavy steering due to its heavy weight.

Image GalleryEdit

LocationsEdit

Grand Theft Auto 1Edit

  • Available in the three main cities, with their respective colors mentioned above.

Grand Theft Auto London 1961Edit

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Grand Theft Auto 2Edit

RewardsEdit

Grand Theft Auto 1Edit

The van can be exported for up to $800 if delivered in mint condition.

Grand Theft Auto: London 1961Edit

Although it possesses a base value of £900 in mint condition, the TV Van cannot be exported as it is too large.

Grand Theft Auto 2Edit

Its size and weight also makes the vehicle unsuitable for crushing.

Trivia Edit

  • The GTA London 1961 rendition of the TV Van assumes the car ID of GTA London 1969's Tanker (#44).[1]
  • In GTA 1, the TV Van originaly had an antenna.

NavigationEdit

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