The Bravado Rat-Loader is a Muscle Car featured in Grand Theft Auto V and GTA Online.

How to get the Rat-Loader in GTA 5 Story Mode:

In GTA V Story Mode, the Rat-Loader can only be found and stolen (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below). It is not available for purchase.

How to get the Rat-Loader in GTA Online:

The Rat-Loader can be simply found and stolen on the street (see the spawn locations in the "Appearances" section below), or it can be purchased for a price of $6,000.

The Rat-Loader can be stored in any of your Properties/Garages as a Personal Vehicle. It can be customized at Los Santos Customs. You can also modify it in a Vehicle Workshop inside one of your owned properties.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the Rat-Loader from the Mechanic.

Bravado Rat-Loader in Real Life:

The design of the Bravado Rat-Loader is based on a real life Rat Rod, 1940s Ford Pickup.

Bravado Rat-Loader Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the Rat-Loader in GTA V is 102.50 mph (164.96 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the Rat-Loader in GTA Online?

Yes, it's possible to sell the Rat-Loader. If you purchased the vehicle, you can sell it for a resale price of $3,600 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades. Otherwise, if you stole the Rat-Loader from the street, you can sell it for $600.

There is also a pre-modified NPC variant of the Rat-Loader that can be stolen and sold for a much higher resale value of $10,975.

Rat-Loader: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Muscle
Manufacturer Manufacturer: Bravado Bravado
Vehicle Features Bulletproof - Rear
Acquisition Can be stolen / foundSouthern S.A. Super Autos
GTA Online Price $6,000
Storage Location Garage (Personal Vehicle)
Delivery Method Mechanic
Modifications Los Santos Customs
Sell Can be sold if stolen or purchased
Sell Price (Resale) $3,600 ($103,025 when fully upgraded)
Sell Price (Pre-Modified) $10,975
Sell Price (Stolen) $600
Race Availability Can be used in Races
Top Speed - Game Files 83.89 mph (135.00 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Rat Rod, 1940s Ford Pickup

Seats 2
Mass / Weight 1,200 KG
Drive Train RWD
Gears 4

Rat-Loader: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 102.50 mph (164.96 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 1:24.785
Bulletproof Has protection from the back
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the Rat-Loader, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 1
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

Rat-Loader: GTA V Statistics

Speed
72.43
Acceleration
55.00
Braking
13.33
Handling
50.00
Overall 47.69

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID ratloader
Rat-Loader: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $198,850
ModificationStory PriceGTA Online Price
Armor
No Armor $250 $500
Armor Upgrade 20% $1,250 $5,250
Armor Upgrade 40% $3,125 $8,750
Armor Upgrade 60% $5,000 $14,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $8,750 $24,500
Armor Upgrade 100% $12,500 $35,000
Brakes
Stock Brakes $250 $500
Street Brakes $5,000 $10,000
Sport Brakes $6,750 $13,500
Race Brakes $8,750 $17,500
Engine
EMS Upgrade, Level 1 $2,250 $4,500
EMS Upgrade, Level 2 $3,125 $6,250
EMS Upgrade, Level 3 $4,500 $9,000
EMS Upgrade, Level 4 $8,375 $16,750
Engine Bay
Stock Engine Bay $350 $700
Chromed V8 $550 $1,100
Exhaust
Stock Exhaust $130 $260
Short Exhausts $375 $750
Straight Exit Exhausts $899 $1,800
Stinger Exhaust $1,499 $3,000
Side Exit Exhaust $4,770 $9,550
Explosives
Ignition Bomb N/A $5,000
Remote Bomb N/A $7,500
Fenders
Stock Fenders $150 $300
Remove Fenders $450 $900
Cycle Fenders $750 $1,500
Grilles
Stock Grille $100 $200
Grille with Fixed Bars $375 $750
Grille Bars Removed $670 $1,340
Vintage Grille $825 $1,650
Grille Cowl Removed $1,500 $3,000
Hood
Stock Hood $450 $900
Remove Hood $850 $1,700
Repaired Hood $1,200 $2,400
Single Scoop With Hood $1,450 $2,900
Single Scoop Without Hood $2,225 $4,450
Triple Scoop With Hood $2,500 $5,000
Triple Scoop Without Hood $2,800 $5,600
Horns
See the full list of the available Horns options »
Lights > Headlights
Stock Lights $200 $400
Xenon Lights $1,000 $5,000
Lights > Neon Kits
See the full list of the available Neon Kits options »
Respray
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Suspension
Stock Suspension $100 $200
Lowered Suspension $500 $1,000
Street Suspension $1,000 $2,000
Sport Suspension $1,700 $3,400
Competition Suspension $2,200 $4,400
Transmission
Stock Transmission $250 $500
Street Transmission $7,375 $14,750
Sports Transmission $8,125 $16,250
Race Transmission $10,000 $20,000
Truck Bed
Stock Truck Bed $100 $200
Basic Truck Bed $350 $700
Basic Truck Bed With Arches $575 $1,150
Wooden Sided Truck Bed $800 $1,600
Chopped Truck Bed $975 $1,950
Turbo
None $1,250 $2,500
Turbo Tuning $6,250 $35,000
Wheels > Wheel Type
See the full list of the available Wheel Types options »
Wheels > Wheel Color
See the full list of the available Wheel Colors options »
Wheels > Tire Design
Stock Tires $100 $200
Custom Tires $2,500 $5,000
Wheels > Tire Enhancements
Standard Tires $350 $200
Bulletproof Tires $4,000 $25,000 (Rank 20)
Low Grip Tires N/A $500 (at LS Car Meet)
Wheels > Tire Smoke
See the full list of the available Tire Smoke options »
Windows
None $100 $500
Light Smoke $200 $1,500
Dark Smoke $450 $3,500
Limo $700 $5,000

Rat-Loader Description:

Don't think of this as buying a rusty pick-up truck with shoddy brakes; think of it as buying a piece of history. The 1930s look is huge right now, so you'll have to act fast if you want to beat the hipsters to the punch. We know you'll treasure this classic Rat-loader from Bravado just as much as the previous 19 owners did.

Rat-Loader: GTA V Appearances

Release Date September 17, 2013
DLC / Title Update 1.01 Game Launch
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online Game Edition: GTA V Story Mode GTA V Story Mode
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox OnePlayStation 3Xbox 360

Rat-Loader Spawn Locations in Grand Theft Auto V Where to find the Rat-Loader in GTA Online and GTA V Story Mode:

Story Mode:

  • Off of Marina Drive with Panorama Drive
  • Lesbos Lane
  • Beeker's Garage
  • LTD Filling Station, Grapeseed

GTA Online:

  • Pre-Modified: Beeker's Garage in Paleto Bay between 07:00 and 15:00
  • Sandy Shores
Notable Owners: Altruists Cult Altruists Cult
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Rat-Loader: GTA V Screenshots

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