If you've ever played Grand Theft Auto V, you'll have probably noticed the vast selection of surprisingly cool fictitious vehicles available in the game for you to drive. Many are reminiscent of real cars, but are just different enough that an automaker can't sue (and Rockstar doesn't have to pay a licensing fee). They often have us wishing we could own them in real life. Well, now's your chance. This Bravado Banshee, a real-life custom one-off based on a car from the game, . You should buy it.
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Based on a 2006 Dodge Viper SRT-10, this car is styled exactly like the Bravado Banshee, a similarly sporty drivable two-seater found in GTA V. Commissioned by Rockstar Games to promote the game's release in 2012, it was built by West Coast Customs, and features totally bespoke body panels, a serious stereo system, and a restyled interior. From the outside, there's almost no telling it's a Viper underneath. Though, look closely and you'll start to see some resemblance. There are side-exit exhaust pipes, and underneath the hood still sits that 8.0-liter naturally aspirated V10. Thankfully, power is still sent to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual transmission.
We originally wrote about this car in 2015 after hearing about how the original owner in North Carolina won it through a sweepstakes held by Rockstar Games. It's since seen over 8100 miles of driving, and now it's up for sale at a dealer called Texas Hot Rides. listed with a Buy It Now Price of $62,991 or best offer. If you've ever wanted to drive a car from Grand Theft Auto in real life, this might be your best chance.