. As you can see from his brilliant photo series, each area from Downton Los Santos to West Vinewood almost match up exactly. For all those car lovers, here is a low down of 50 V cars alongside their real-life counterparts. The Voltic is a mash-up between Tesla Roadster and Lotus Elise. Vespucci Beach is also home to an open-air gym, Muscle Sands aka Muscle Beach.
On top of the hill is the historic Los Santos Observatory based on the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Los Santos Storm Drain Real-Life: L. The Los Santos Observatory is located on Verdant Bluffs. Description The mansion bears striking similarities with its real life counterpart. As we all know the in game city of Vinewood takes after the real life city of Los Angeles. It's also a pretty badass road trip quest.
An infographic showing a range of Grand Theft Auto 5 cars and their real-life counterparts. Obviously based on Hugh Heffeners playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills. And I'm not sure I agree with the Subaru Impreza. No major gang activity to speak of, and no safe houses. We have gone through the game, taken screenshots and have even taken it to the streets to make this list of in-game locations compared to what they look like in real life.
It is home to professional sports teams in Los Santos such as the Los Santos Saints, Los Santos Dribblers and the Los Santos Slappers. Hmmm, sounds familiar and is modelled on the Roosevelt Hotel! The Gauntlet is based on Dodge Challenger. So they get around it and get more freedom by replicating cars and combining aspects from different ones. Jefferson Towers Real-Life: Watts Towers Jefferson is a district slightly to the northeast of Los Santos and are inspired by the real life Tourist attraction the Watts Towers. Playboy Mansion Grotto Playboy Pool. Izzy Well in the game Bravado is Dodge. Richman Location The Playboy Mansion is a real life location and in.
Then you got the Ocelot Jackal and F620 right which means Ocelot is Jaguar but then the Lampadati Felon is a also a Jaguar? Okay, this was a long time coming. The Exemplar is based on Aston Martin Rapide. Los Santos Forum Real-Life: L. Anyways good job, a few mistakes out of 50 is fine. Big Creek Bridge Real-Life: Bixby Bridge The beautiful bridge is a spitting image of the iconic Bixby Creek Bridge in Big Sur, California. The Peyote is a mash-up between Ford Thunderbird and Facel Vega.
The Manana is a mash-up between Buick LeSabre and Cadillac Eldorado. So how can you say the Bravado Buffalo is a Dodge Charger and then the Bravado Gauntlet is a Chevy Camaro. You can drive a drool worthy supercar down to the beach, take a muscle car to the playboy mansion and even paraglide into a convertible. Few people are found around it during the day, but at night a party starts. Photos via Check out their: References via. The Von Crastenburg is the location for Franklin's hotel assassination mission.
It has a back patio, a small bar and a small cave. Practically all are based on real-life neighborhoods surrounding L. This place is super easy to visit in real-life as it's modeled after Griffith Observatory, a popular tourist attraction in L. This is one of the few places to find topless women outside of the strip club without mods. Bums on Del Perro beach have a higher standard of living than most of the rest of the United States. Now if only someone could do this a for a few burnout games.
People, that can be found there, include topless women, old rich men and a lot of people in swimwear. Beyond the city there is the rest of Southern California; Salton Sea region, Wine County and a military base. River The Los Santos Storm Drain is a river canal that runs throughout most of Los Santos, San Andreas and is based on the real life Los Angeles River. In the 1950's and 1960's, the Salton Sea was a popular resort destination, where celebs and stars came to vacation. The Carbonizzare is mas-up between Aston Martin V12 Zagato, Ferrari 458 Italia and California. The attention to detail is breathtaking, with even particular real life bars and landmarks making it into the game in one form or another. There are several areas in Los Santos, the major ones are Blaine County, Downtown, Little Seoul, South Los Santos, Vespucci Beach and Rockford Hills.
Please note before scrolling that each of the pictures have been created so that the in game picture is located to the left of your screen while the real life photos are all on the right of the screen. Los Santos Observatory — Verdant Bluffs Real-Life: Griffith Observatory Los Santos Observatory is situated in Verdant Bluffs; over 2,000 acres of natural terrain,and is urban wilderness area in all of San Andreas. Grand Theft Auto is set in the fictional city of Los Santos, which is based on Los Angeles. It is located in Richman next to the Los Santos Golf Club. RealMrCupcake I believe, too, that the Gauntlet looks more like a challenger rather than a Camaro. Rowan No, look up Trans am thousand times more resemblance than a crossfire Rowan Lol sorry I just derped Godzilla 145 It's true most of the cars in a racing video game, more specifically arcade racers, can't get the license for real life cars because A: they're expensive and B: they ain't exactly allowed to really mess up the cars too much.
So yeah it would need a few comparison shots of each car with each respective inspiration, but I'm thankful none-the-less that someone did this. It is featured in the Stranger side mission Vinewood Souvenirs — Willy, where Trevor Philips must collect a gold tooth from Willy. Playboy Mansion Playboy mansion The Playboy mansion Easter Egg is found in northwest Richmond and includes the infamous grotto and play bunnies! When the lake's waters got so poisonous that the fish started to die, the yacht clubs and hotels were quickly abandoned and left to rot, leaving a strange, once-opulent mid-century ghost town on the lake's shores. Vespucci Beach Real-Life: Venice Beach Vespucci Beach is based on Venice Beach in L. Well here is your chance to see how amazing the wonderful developers over at RockStar games did while creating the 2013 hit Grand Theft Auto V. Forum The Los Santos Forum is the main stadium in Los Santos and resembles the Los Angeles Forum.