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Hidden Cars FAQ by RMcGregor

Version: Final | Updated: 03/06/03

                                                                               
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        ||               T  H  E    G  E  T  A  W  A  Y               ||
        ||    H  I  D  D  E  N        C  A  R        G  U  I  D  E    ||
        ||    F R E E    R O A M I N G    A N D    M I S S I O N S    ||

        ||            Walkthrough Written by: Rob McGregor            ||
        ||            Contact e-mail: mcgregorr@xtra.co.nz            ||
        ||             Website: http://lucid.orcon.net.nz             ||
        ||                       March 6th 2003                       ||
        ||                       Version: FINAL                       ||

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        ||    * All e-mail sent to my address about this guide        ||
        ||    must have "The Getaway" marked in it's subject line.    ||
        ||    All others will be ignored you f'ing muppet. ;)         ||
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        ||    * A number of people have been asking about the         ||
        ||    starting location for the Free Roaming mode. While      ||
        ||    this was already mentioned in the guide with first      ||
        ||    Lotus 7 location, I've re-added the details             ||
        ||    elsewhere to the Free Roaming Introduction and          ||
        ||    within the newly added F.A.Q. section. Please check     ||
        ||    these sections carefully for this information.          ||
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        ||    * A downloadable version of the map has been added      ||
        ||    to supplement this guide for those who don't have a     ||
        ||    map or require a visual guide to the car locations.     ||
        ||    This can be found at the website outlined at the top    ||
        ||    of the guide. For more information on the map read      ||
        ||    the beginning of section 3. Hopefully this is the       ||
        ||    last "important note" I have to add...                  ||
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        ||    * I guess it's not. It's come to my attention that      ||
        ||    the US version of the game doesn't come with the        ||
        ||    London Street map on the back of the included           ||
        ||    poster. I have no idea what the hell whoever the        ||
        ||    bonehead(s) at SCEA were thinking when they thought     ||
        ||    it was clever enough idea not to include the map.       ||
        ||    In any case you can check the section 3 of this         ||
        ||    guide about downloading a large scan of the map         ||
        ||    from the PAL version of the game. As it stands I've     ||
        ||    heard rumors of more hidden cars in the US              ||
        ||    version... so I guess I'll be back for that.            ||
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        ||    * And yes, to all those people who asked, there is      ||
        ||    a code to unlock the free roam mode. Check below        ||
        ||    for more info.                                          ||
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 |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| CONTENTS ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

 1 - Introduction
 2 - Free Roaming Introduction
 3 - The Car Locations
     3.1  - Lotus 7
     3.2  - Nissan Skyline GTR-33
     3.3  - TVR Cerbera
     3.4  - Lotus M250
     3.5  - Go-Kart
     3.6  - Peugeot 306 Modified
     3.7  - Golf Cart
     3.8  - Royal Parks Daihatsu HiJet
     3.9  - Lotus Esprit
     3.10 - City Works Transit
     3.11 - Saab Concept
     3.12 - Four Wheeled Armored Car
     3.13 - Maserati Coupé - US/PAL V2 ONLY
 4 - Car Locations (Game Mode)
 5 - F.A.Q.
 6 - Review
 7 - Credits and Legal

 ||||||||||||||||||||||||| SECTION #1 - INTRODUCTION |||||||||||||||||||||||||| 

 Welcome to this quick and short guide to the hidden vehicles in The Getaway. 
 I've had the game for a short while now and I spent a lot of the days before 
 and after Christmas replaying missions, finding cars, and somehow also 
 finding a large list of misc. bugs (which I've sent for a hopeful inclusion 
 in the appropriate section in The Getaway FAQ/Walkthrough written by Collie
 and now at his request, Belfast IsJericho's guide as well).

 Currently I've listed all of the locations of the cars and how best to find 
 them without a map. However I'm still looking for more locations for the Works
 Transit car. As well as that, if anyone has scanned the entire map you get
 with the Getaway (or would like to do so), so it can be put online to help
 those without the map find these cars, please e-mail me as well. I have the
 ability to host it fine, I just don't have a scanner to do so myself.

 UPDATE - Thanks to <Darran Carter> I've been able to provide a scan of the map
 packaged in with the game for those who may not have the map, as well as 
 providing marked locations even for those who possibly do but are wanting a
 visual guide. Check the top of the guide or the start of section #3 for info
 on the downloadable map. 

 Oh, and given recent events. Does anyone know if there are any BT vans parked
 or driving anywhere in Free Roaming? I'm sure I would have seen one by now,
 but it's always good to double check these things. 

 On with the guide,
 - Rob

 ||||||||||||||||||| SECTION #2 - FREE ROAMING INTRODUCTION |||||||||||||||||||

 First things first, you need to know what the "Free Roaming" option is all 
 about and how to earn it. 

 Essentially all the free roaming mode is about is to give you to explore the 
 map of London in The Getaway at your leisure. You can explore every nook and 
 cranny, cause chaos, fight police and gangs at choice, steal or sorts of cars 
 and even find a few secret ones. And it's for this reason this guide exists. 
 More on the hidden cars later though.

 As to how you get it. Well that is "fairly simple" in that it requires you to 
 finish all 24 main missions in the game. After the first 12 the extra feature 
 option opens with both the "Free Roaming" and "Credits" listings, however 
 only the credits option will be selectable until you finish the final 12 
 missions. Once these are complete you can select the mode. 

 Alternatively you can use a code to unlock the Free Roaming mode. At the title
 screen, before you bring up the main menu, press the following:

 Triangle 
 Triangle 
 Triangle 
 Left 
 Square 
 Triangle 
 Triangle 
 Triangle 
 Left 
 Circle 

 If done correctly the screen will flash with a tinted yellow and you'll hear a
 womans scream.

 In the free roaming mode you will find that both gangs and police are far 
 less bothersome than in the main game, allowing you to get away easily, 
 causing less trouble, and most of the time generally just sitting around like 
 any other road user. However keep in mind you can still cause havoc and get 
 killed or arrested as per the normal game if you do manage to mess around with 
 them too much. And being run over or catching on fire is still a factor too of 
 course.  
 
 Sadly all of the locations you could go inside (such as warehouses, 
 apartments, garages, the Snowhill Police Station etc.) are all locked up, 
 meaning you can't go on any indoor killing sprees or relearning areas (which 
 is a shame as even after finishing the game the first time, some locations 
 still weren't the easiest to map out in my mind). 

 Because for some reason a few people have e-mailied me for the starting 
 details map wise for the Free Roaming mode, I'm adding that detail here. 
 However this was already listed in the guide (under the Lotus 7 details) but 
 in any case the grid point at which you start on the map packaged with the 
 game is H-7, on Great Marlborough Street.

 The bonus cars are probably the best thing to spend time messing around in 
 this mode however of course you probably aren't going to find all of them, so 
 this is why I'm here to make a list and hopefully help out on the ones your 
 missing. The cars are just like any others though and are prone to being 
 destroyed. They all re-spawn in the same spots like most parked cars in the 
 game do too. As well as this, a lot of them can actually be found somewhere 
 within the normal game. Either always parked in the same or different place, 
 or after certain missions. I'll try to make a note of these as well with each 
 car, however if I've managed to over look this from in the game please e-mail
 me with the details. 

 ||||||||||||||||||||||| SECTION #3 - THE CAR LOCATIONS |||||||||||||||||||||||

 Including the car you start the mode with there are currently 12 known 
 "bonus" vehicles sitting around the areas within London. For this guide I've
 referred to the handy packaged map which should have come with your
 instruction manual. If anymore bonus cars are found, please e-mail me and I
 will add them to the listing. It's really 10, as the additional 2 are
 negligible as bonus cars, but I've included them as they're rare parked cars
 you can find. 

 If you've rented the game however and don't have a map included, fear not, I 
 will be trying my best to hopefully still make these cars find-able through a 
 description. Obviously not the easiest thing given the size of the map, but 
 hopefully as long as you at least know something about the famous landmarks 
 of London then you shouldn't be too bad off. 

 At this time I'm also looking for anyone who has or can possibly scan the 
 map packaged with the game to post online so it can be linked to in this 
 document for those without the maps. If you can do so and would like to help 
 others without the map, please drop me a line by e-mail. The address is at
 the top of the guide. 

 UPDATE - Thanks to <Darran Carter> I've been able to provide a scan of the map
 packaged in with the game. The map is online at my personal site and will stay 
 at this location at least until April 2004, if not longer (depending on if the 
 domain is renewed, which it most likely will be) :) 

 The map will benefit those who have no access to the map (perhaps through such 
 as a rental copy for example or now the US version as I've been told) or for 
 those who are wanting a visual guide to locating the cars (I've marked them 
 on the map you can get here). 

                       ~~ http://lucid.orcon.net.nz ~~                   

 Sony has finally also gotten around to adding a map to their website. You'll
 however have to sign up for their club thing to gain access to it, as it's 
 located in the "Underground" section of the site.

               ~~ http://us.playstation.com/games/SCUS-97133/ ~~

 Let's get started. 

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                                 3.1  - Lotus 7                                
                                 ==============

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 H-7 (Great Marlborough Street)
 T-11 (St Thomas Street)

 For the H-7 location it is where you start the free roaming mode in the car, 
 so it's not too hard to find. ;)

 For T-11, the Lotus is parked in the corner of a carpark in St Thomas Street.
 Coming into the street from either Bermondsey Street or from the few side 
 streets winding off Tower Bridge Road, the carpark is located to the left 
 side behind a yellow brick wall. Once you drive inside through the open gate 
 check to your immediate left to find the Lotus 7 parked and ready for you to 
 drive.

 All credit to <Tony Newlands> on supplying the details for the Lotus 7 
 located in reference grid T-11. 
 
 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 H-7 - See above.

 T-11 - This is a bit of a toughie because of location, so I thought it might 
 be easy to approach this from two different major landmarks in the area. The 
 first being the roundabout which circles the IMAX theater near the Millennium 
 Wheel and the second being the Tower Bridge itself. The Tower Bridge one is 
 the harder of the two because it's more out of the way map wise, but if you 
 find yourself near it and want to hop a hidden car, then you'll be able to do 
 it following this guide. 


 IMAX Route - Firstly I can only hope you know what the IMAX theater looks 
 like. If you don't, head for the riverside near the large Ferris wheel (the 
 Millennium Wheel) on the bank of the Thames. The road which runs near it leads 
 from a bridge at one end to a roundabout around a building at the other. The 
 building at the end is the theater. Now to get to the car.

 Firstly you need to find the turn off of the 4 leading off the roundabout 
 which leads across the Thames. Once you have, point back towards the IMAX 
 theater and follow the road left with the flow of traffic and take the first 
 left turn off into a narrow two lane street. This is Stamford Street. You'll 
 know your on the right street if you see a red crane off to the left as you 
 drive down it. 

 Follow the street until you come to an intersection. There was already a turn
 off to the left which you can ignore. You need to head more-or-less straight 
 ahead and along the street in which you will go under the bridge you can see
 sitting at this intersection. This is Southwark Street. Follow this road along
 past 4 turn off's on the left hand side. Just after the 4th one, you'll come
 to a three way intersection. Keep following the road your on back towards the 
 direction of the Thames but make the first right turn off the street. You'll 
 be heading the wrong way into traffic but we don't care about that. :)

 Down the far end of the street on the right is the car park. You'll need to
 get along far enough to clear all the tall buildings on the right, but the
 large space where the carpark is should be easy to see - black fence followed
 by a large yellow brick wall (as will the mini-billboard with an advertisement
 for the "Charlie's Angels" movie on it). Once inside check to your immediate
 left to find the Lotus 7 parked and ready for you to drive.


 Tower Bridge Route - The Tower Bridge is the eastern most bridge you can reach
 in The Getaway's version of London. It's distinctive because it is an old 
 fashioned bridge and very narrow (unlike the rest which are all modern flat 
 bridges and have plenty of space). Firstly we need to make sure you're heading
 in the right direction by making sure your on the side of the Tower Bridge
 that has shops and houses on both sides of the street right beside it. When
 you're there then you know your on the south side of the bridge. 

 Drive south away from the bridge until you reach the first intersection. From 
 here make a right (into the oncoming traffic) and follow the road until you
 see your first turn off to the left. Follow it by turning left and follow the
 road and go through the tunnel. Continue following the road and when you get
 to the next intersection continue going straight. Shortly after the
 intersection the carpark will appear. It is located to the left side behind a
 yellow brick wall. Once you drive inside through the open gate check to your
 immediate left to find the Lotus 7 parked and ready for you to drive.


 Additional Info:
 ----------------  
 I've been seeing a lot of people call this the Mark II Roadster because of the
 MKII-Z listed on the back. I would assume this is because it's the close to
 the 2nd type of the Lotus-7 released, although redesigned as one of the
 replicas you can still buy today if I'm not mistaken. I honestly don't know
 much about the Seven, so if you have better info on this than I do, I'd be
 glad to add it.

 Oh, and where you start free roaming mode at... it's right by Sony Computer 
 Entertainment Europe's London offices. If you were wondering why you start 
 where you start :)

 Interesting glitch to note about the location of the second Lotus 7 parked in
 the Borough comes from <Barticle>. Seems you need a car to be able to get into
 the carpark. Here are the words from the man himself:

     "you cannot enter or leave the car-park on foot, only in a vehicle! 
      there's an invisible barrier across the gateway which blocks 
      pedestrians, you can even lean/stealth against it. weird!"

 I've tested it and it seems to be both ways. You can't enter the car park 
 without a car nor can you exit without using the car you entered or the Lotus 
 7. In short if you destroy your cars in the car park your screwed because you
 can't get out. This invisible wall glitch seems to stem from the fact there 
 is supposed to be gate there in the normal missions which is removed for 
 free roaming. They've given the ability for cars to get through but for Mark
 on foot it still registers there is a gate in place.

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                           3.2  - Nissan Skyline GTR-33                       
                           ============================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 A-9 (Bayswater Road)
 U-12 (Bermondsey Street)

 For the Skyline at A-9, the best thing is to drive to the end of Bayswater 
 Road at A-8 and then head south to A-9. As your facing west (and off the map) 
 you'll see a driveway in the large wall leading to the left. Follow it and 
 you'll be lead to a mansion. The (white and slightly dirty) Skyline GTR-33 
 will be sitting here.

 For U-12, you need to drive up Bermondsey Street from Long Lane and keep an
 eye out on your right side. You'll notice some cardboard boxes sitting 
 outside of a small garage. Hop out of whatever your driving and walk around
 the boxes into the garage where you can hop into the Skyline. Just drive 
 through the boxes on your way out. 

 Again, all credit to <Tony Newlands> on supplying the details for the Skyline
 located in reference grid U-12. 

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 A-9 - From where you start head one block straight ahead and make 
 a left up the narrow street. From here make another left (this is onto Oxford 
 Street which is the main shopping strip in these parts ;) ).

 From here you just need to keep going straight following this road until you
 reach it's end. At some point during this trip you should see the Marble Arch
 on your left before coming along side a lot of park land (this being Hyde
 Park). 

 When you reach as far as you can go with the barricades blocking your route,
 follow the road to the left and then look right. You should see a gap in the
 large wall around the outside. This is the driveway leading to a mansion where
 the car is located, sitting in the yard.

 U-12 - This is a bit of a toughie because of location, so I thought it might 
 be easy to approach this from two different major landmarks in the area. The 
 first being the roundabout which circles the IMAX theater near the Millennium 
 Wheel and the second being the Tower Bridge itself. The Tower Bridge one is 
 the harder of the two because it's more out of the way map wise, but if you 
 find yourself near it and want to hop a hidden car, then you'll be able to do 
 it following this guide. 


 IMAX Route - Firstly I can only hope you know what the IMAX theater looks 
 like. If you don't, head for the riverside near the large Ferris wheel (the 
 Millennium Wheel) on the bank of the Thames. The road which runs near it leads 
 from a bridge at one end to a roundabout around a building at the other. The 
 building at the end is the theater. Now to get to the car.

 Firstly you need to find the turn off of the 4 leading off the roundabout 
 which leads across the Thames. Once you have, point back towards the IMAX 
 theater and follow the road left with the flow of traffic and take the first 
 left turn off into a narrow two lane street. This is Stamford Street. You'll 
 know your on the right street if you see a red crane off to the left as you 
 drive down it. 

 Follow the street until you come to an intersection. There was already a turn
 off to the left which you can ignore. You need to head more-or-less straight 
 ahead and along the street in which you will go under the bridge you can see
 sitting at this intersection. This is Southwark Street. Follow this road along
 past 4 turn off's on the left hand side. Just after the 4th one, you'll come
 to a three way intersection. Keep following the road your on back towards the 
 direction of the Thames but make the first right turn off the street. You'll 
 be heading the wrong way into traffic but we don't care about that. :)

 Follow the street until you come to an intersection. To the left will be a 
 tunnel, but you need to take the right turn. Follow the road and somewhere on 
 the left side you'll notice some cardboard boxes sitting outside of a small 
 garage. Hop out of whatever your driving and walk around the boxes into the 
 garage where you can hop into the Skyline. Just drive through the boxes on
 your way out. 


 Tower Bridge Route - The Tower Bridge is the eastern most bridge you can reach
 in The Getaway's version of London. It's distinctive because it is an old 
 fashioned bridge and very narrow (unlike the rest which are all modern flat 
 bridges and have plenty of space). Firstly we need to make sure you're heading
 in the right direction by making sure your on the side of the Tower Bridge
 that has shops and houses on both sides of the street right beside it. When
 you're there then you know your on the south side of the bridge. 

 Drive south away from the bridge until you reach the first intersection. From 
 here make a right (into the oncoming traffic) and follow the road until you
 see your first turn off to the left. Follow it by turning left and follow the
 road and go through the tunnel. Continue following the road and when you get
 to the next intersection take the left turn. Follow the road and somewhere on
 the left side you'll notice some cardboard boxes sitting outside of a small
 garage. Hop out of whatever your driving and walk around the boxes into the
 garage where you can hop into the Skyline. Just drive through the boxes on
 your way out. 


 Additional Info:
 ---------------- 
 These are the only other Skylines apart from the black ones the Chinese Triads
 are driving around in the game I would believe (and even then, they're fairly
 rare as the Triad's are usually driving around in Honda Civic's). I'm
 surprised Team Soho didn't go with the newer and final model Skyline, the
 R34's, while the ones that appear are the older R33 type (which for some
 reason I like the look of better anyway - probably that the rear lights
 don't look bad when they're all even rather than two large and two small). 

 As a bonus car its good too, and so I'm glad Team Soho decided to go backwards
 rather than forwards like they did by hiding the prototype Saab in the game.
 That by adding the new look "GT-R" Nissan is producing (due to be released in 
 2004 I believe). Mostly because it looks ghastly.

 <Peril> adds this tidbit of info on the Skyline in the free roaming mode.

     "I have noticed one thing which is incorrect. The white Nissan 
      Skyline is actually a TommyKaira R modified Skyline. The original 
      R was white, and if you look closely at it, you will notice that 
      it has a slightly different bodykit to the Triads' Skylines. The 
      Triads' Skylines are just stock Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R's, but the 
      parked white one is a TommyKaira R."

 Thanks for that Peril. 

 <Cooper Naitove> writes to add something else... which while I'm not sure of
 the exactness of, brings up an very interesting point of use of some of these
 cars.

     "Hey the reason some cars get a boost while holding R1 and gas is 
      because of the fact they they have a turbo. The Skylines and Sabs 
      for example are both turbocharged. So while holding the R1 you 
      are spooling up the turbos so when you let go the boost kicks in.

      This is an effective trick when you are being chased and have to 
      get another car...makes for a good get away."

 Oh, and by the way... the second Skyline in Bermondsey Street can be found 
 during the missions too. 

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                               3.3 - TVR Cerbera                               
                               =================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 A-9 (Bayswater Road)

 For the Cerbera at A-9, the best thing is to drive to the end of Bayswater 
 Road at A-8 and then head south to A-9. As your facing west (and off the map) 
 you'll see a driveway in the large wall leading to the left. Follow it and 
 you'll be lead to a mansion. The Cerbera will be sitting here. 

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 From where you start head one block straight ahead and make a left up the 
 narrow street. From here make another left (this is onto Oxford Street which 
 is the main shopping strip in these parts ;) ).

 From here you just need to keep going straight following this road until you
 reach it's end. At some point during this trip you should see the Marble Arch
 on your left before coming along side a lot of park land (this being Hyde
 Park). 

 When you reach as far as you can go with the barricades blocking your route,
 follow the road to the left and then look right. You should see a gap in the
 large wall around the outside. This is the driveway leading to a mansion where
 the car is located. The Cerbera is sitting outside the mansion, across from 
 the Skyline.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 The Cerbera is a sleek fast sports car obviously, and you'll find it reaches
 a mean top speed in a generally short amount of time. It takes a moderate
 amount of a beating too, so you should hopefully find that it won't crap out
 on you too soon. The TVR has been the "model car" for The Getaway, it appears
 in a lot of the promotional shots when it comes to car scenes rendered in CG.
 It also appears more often in places than any other car. 

 The TVR can actually be found during the actual game as well in many places.
 These include:


 Location #1 - Mission #8 - 

 This comes from <hkdiner> who posted this tidbit on the GameFAQ's message 
 board:
 
     "there's a secret one hidden in the garage/ petrol station at 
      the start of level 8 if you come out of the forecourt and 
      drive stright down the road ahead of you. it's on the right 
      hand side."

 While the description might not be exact, it's close enough. If you drive 
 straight out of lockup's yard and head down the road straight infront
 you'll eventually come to an intersection. Ignore it and continue on 
 another hundred meters or so and there will be a gas station on the right
 side of the road.

 If you check behind the main shop part of the station you'll find the 
 Cerbera parked beside it.


 Location #2 - Mission #12 - 

 <Moebius> writes to add an additional location:

     "In your guide you state the car can be found during the game 
      in mission 20. However it can be found in mission 12 "Sol 
      Vista".

      Go back into Charlie Jolson's mansion (through the basement) 
      untill you come to the courtyard (first set of stairs you 
      ascend) Do not enter the courtyard but immediately turn right 
      when you're at the top of the stairs. Follow the wall and you 
      will find a door to Charlie's garage. The TVR is there for 
      your taking :)"

 Thanks for that Moebius. The car actually is a good getaway car for this
 mission. Make sure you turn left when you exit the garage. The indicators say
 right (flashing for a hard right turn), but it's actually quicker to go with 
 the flow of the traffic going left, and then make another left onto the main 
 roadway nearby. 


 Location #3 - Mission #14

 <Ian> writes to add yet another additional location for the TVR:

     "Hi there - just read your Getaway vehicles guide and have 
      some info about an in-game TVR which wasn't included. 
      Can't remember the exact number of the mission, but when 
      Carter goes to the dock yard to gun down the Yardies you'll 
      find it just before you enter the 'complex'."

 The mission he's talking about is Mission 14 (Show Some Remorse). Let's 
 continue to listen to Ian as he explains more on the location. 

     "If you follow your indicator and turn left to go into the 
      gates you'll see a few vans (Karen Millen) immediately on 
      your left, in like a thin alley way. There's about two and 
      then next to them is the TVR (slightly shielded from view). 
      If I remember rightly, there might even be a randomnly 
      placed marked police Vectra! 

     "Anyway, take the TVR into the big open space of the 
      'complex' for some bad skids! So far I've managed to do a 
      540 but it might be possible to do more. Turn sharply, then 
      when you start to slide put the handbrake on. Just when you 
      feel like you might stop (at about 360), press the opposite 
      direction with handbrake again. 

     "Muck about in it before you battle the Yardies because as 
      you leave the dock in the unmarked Vectra the TVR is gone. 
      One last tip - if you start gunning the Yardies at the 
      entrance and THEN go to the TVR I think it and the police 
      car are gone."

 Sure enough, during Mission 14 the TVR is there (I haven't yet seen the 
 Vectra but who knows). As soon as you enter the gates to the compound there
 are trucks to your left (sometimes with advertising, sometimes with none - 
 always random). The TVR Cerbera is right where Ian mentioned, after the 2nd
 truck (it's parked between the 2nd and 3rd). 

 Indeed also if you hop in the car then get out and walk off somewhere (such
 as fighting some of the Yardies) then try to return you'll more than likely
 find the car is gone (and it won't even respawn where you found it 
 originally). It will however respawn should you die once you're facing the 
 Yardies. When you restart outside, turn around and run back to where you can 
 find the car and you'll find it's parked right there as normal. 

 You can hop in it and give it a spin during Mission 14 as previously stated, 
 but if you double check at the start of Mission 15 (Disturbance in Soho) by 
 backing back through the gates you're shot out of at the start of the mission 
 you'll find the TVR still there even if you did drive around in it like a 
 loon and even destroy it during Mission 14. So it's just as good to go 
 driving in if you don't want the unmarked Vectra for the mission.


 Location #4 - Mission #21

 At the start of Mission #21 with Carter when you start in the garage, instead 
 of making your way out the way you came, follow the hallway in the opposite 
 direction down a dark hallway. It'll lead to a final garage where the door 
 will roll up... and sitting at the front will be the TVR. 

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                                3.4 - Lotus M250                           
                                ================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 A-9 (Bayswater Road)

 For the M250 at A-9, the best thing is to drive to the end of Bayswater 
 Road at A-8 and then head south to A-9. As your facing west (and off the map) 
 you'll see a driveway in the large wall leading to the left. Follow it and 
 you'll be lead to a mansion. The Lotus M250 is inside the garage near to 
 where the Skyline and TVR Cerbera are parked.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 From where you start head one block straight ahead and make a left up the 
 narrow street. From here make another left (this is onto Oxford Street which 
 is the main shopping strip in these parts ;) ).

 From here you just need to keep going straight following this road until you
 reach it's end. At some point during this trip you should see the Marble Arch
 on your left before coming along side a lot of park land (this being Hyde
 Park). 

 When you reach as far as you can go with the barricades blocking your route,
 follow the road to the left and then look right. You should see a gap in the
 large wall around the outside. This is the driveway leading to a mansion where
 the car is located. The M250 is inside the garage near to where the Skyline 
 and TVR Cerbera are parked.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 The Lotus M250 is another sleek fast sports car, and you'll find it reaches
 a high top speed in very quick amount of time. The downfall comes in the fact
 that the car can't take much punishment (and in fact at top speed, a heavy
 frontal impact can destroy the car in one go)

 The Lotus M250, like the TVR, can actually be found during the actual game as 
 well - again after mission 20 when you start in the garage, instead of making 
 your way out, follow the hallway in the opposite direction down a dark
 hallway. It'll lead to a final garage where the door will roll up... sitting
 at the back of the garage, behind the TVR, will be the Lotus M250.

 Originally in this guide the M250 was marked as the Lotus Elise. While the 
 cars have some similarity after searching the web I did notice what was being
 commented on in the GameFAQ's message board, that it was the M250, also known
 as Project M250. 

 For your own comparisons here are two pages with the Lotus Elise and M250 with
 details and nice photographs:

 Elise - http://newmedia2.ppp.co.uk/portfieldcars/marques/elise.htm
 M250  - http://newmedia2.ppp.co.uk/portfieldcars/marques/m250.htm

 Thanks to <L B> for posting originally noting that the Elise was in fact the 
 M250 instead.

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                                 3.5 - Go-Kart                           
                                 =============

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 A-9 (Bayswater Road)

 For the Go-Kart at A-9, the best thing is to drive to the end of Bayswater 
 Road at A-8 and then head south to A-9. As your facing west (and off the map) 
 you'll see a driveway in the large wall leading to the left. Follow it and 
 you'll be lead to a mansion. The Go-Kart is inside the garage near to where 
 the Skyline and TVR Cerbera are parked. Once inside the garage, check around 
 the corner from the Lotus M250.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 From where you start head one block straight ahead and make a left up the 
 narrow street. From here make another left (this is onto Oxford Street which 
 is the main shopping strip in these parts ;) ).

 From here you just need to keep going straight following this road until you
 reach it's end. At some point during this trip you should see the Marble Arch
 on your left before coming along side a lot of park land (this being Hyde
 Park). 

 When you reach as far as you can go with the barricades blocking your route,
 follow the road to the left and then look right. You should see a gap in the
 large wall around the outside. This is the driveway leading to a mansion where
 the car is located. The Go-Kart is inside the garage near to where the Skyline 
 and TVR Cerbera are parked. Once inside the garage, check around the corner 
 from the M250.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 The Go-Kart is one of those weird bonus vehicles you get in these games which
 is just there for the hell of it. It slides easily and spins too (much like 
 you would expect a real one would). I even find it funny how Mark puts his
 hand into the air when he reverses (a kinda odd thing caused by the fact the
 animation is set for when he's in a car and rests his arm on the passenger
 seat). Another odd thing you can note, is if you manage to smash up the front
 enough Mark's feet actually protrude out the front of the cart a bit. heh

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                          3.6 - Peugeot 306 Modified                           
                          ==========================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 J-14 (Horseferry Road)

 If you look on the left hand side coming from the Thames (and across the
 Lambeth Bridge) around J-14, you'll see a long blue wall. At the western end
 you'll see an alley with some cardboard boxes sitting in it. Follow the alley
 down a winding roadway into a empty warehouse. You'll see a broken down car in
 one corner... if you look left of it against the wall, you'll find the
 modified "boy racer" 306.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 To start with, I'm going to assume you know what Big Ben is and where the it
 and the House of Parliament building is down on near the side of the River
 Thames. From the bridge crossing the Thames (which is the Westminster Bridge)
 stop beside the Big Ben. From starting here, head forward and take the first
 left. Follow this road all the way until you reach a roundabout with grass in
 the middle. The left direction leads back over the Thames, so head to the
 right and up Horseferry Road. As you drive along look to you right until you
 see a blue wall. Follow it to it's far end until you see an alley with some
 cardboard boxes sitting in it. Follow the alley down a winding roadway into a
 empty warehouse. You'll see a broken down car in one corner... if you look
 left of it against the wall, you'll find the modified "boy racer" 306.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 This seems to be one of the few instances in the game where the car isn't
 licensed (lack of badges seem to give that fact away). One can only assume 
 that the car is something one of the staff has or wants :) The car has 
 tinted windows, low skirting, neon lights underneath, and a large speaker 
 system in the back.

 <Tom Llewellyn> writes to add:

     "...the reason the modified 306 hasn't got any badges is because 
      it is a boyracers car and they are debadged to look better."

 It's entirely possible as a reason too. :) Thanks Tom. 

 The modded 306 isn't restricted to the free roaming mode, it can still be
 found in the same location in the main game.

 An additional note, is that both the US version and PAL Version 2 editions of 
 the game have another car hidden down in the same location as this Peugeot 
 306. Check section 3.13 of this guide for more information on the car.

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                                3.7 - Golf Cart                                
                                ===============

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 C-9/C-10 (Hyde Park)

 There are two entrances best marked for the entrance which will find you the
 cart. This is because the park itself is so huge and there are numerous ways
 to enter all the way around the outside. 

 The first is about around B-8/C-8, just at the end of the footpath running
 along beside Hyde Park. The grey path first crosses a brown dirt track and
 continues on into the middle of the park. At the first intersection the road
 splits off in 4 directions, and to the left of you (and the end of the brown
 fence that was running along side you) is a large open area covered with
 grass. If you look towards the south of it, behind some trees to the right of
 where you  entered, you'll find the golf cart hidden.

 The second way starts around the join line of A-9 and B-9, a thin grey walkway
 starts within a large gate slightly north of the Reptilian Gallery from one of
 Mark's early missions. If you follow this grey path all the way into the park
 you'll eventually come to a 4 way intersection. Straight ahead of you though
 is a large open area covered with grass. If you look towards the southern side 
 of it, behind some trees to the right of where you entered, you'll find the 
 golf cart hidden. 

 In both cases the hint of white in all of the green should stick out like a
 sore thumb. 

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 The best way to find the cart if you don't have the map is to head to where
 you can get the Skyline, TVR, Go-Kart, and M250, but then head south a little
 and follow the road as it slowly curves. On the left hand side you see a thin
 grey walkway which starts within a large gate. If you see the banners for the
 Reptilian Gallery from one of Mark's early missions then you know you've gone
 too far. It's on that side slightly before it when heading along this road. 

 If you follow this thin grey path all the way into the park you'll eventually
 come to a 4 way intersection. Straight ahead of you though is a large open
 area covered with grass. If you look towards the southern end of it, behind 
 some trees to the right of where you entered, you'll find the golf cart 
 hidden. 

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 For something so small you'd expect it to be underpowered, but the golf cart 
 actually can get to some fairly high speeds on the open roads. Much like the 
 Go-Kart though it's easy to slide and spin because it's light and the small 
 wheels don't provide much grip.

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                        3.8 - Royal Parks Daihatsu HiJet                       
                        ================================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 C-9/C-10 (Hyde Park)

 The best way to find it is to go to the same intersection as described for the
 cart, but instead of heading south into the grassy area, follow the single
 south path, and the Park's HiJet will be parked in the carpark to the right
 side. Right beside the blue shack as you enter. 

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 The best way to find the HiJet if you don't have the map is to head to where
 you can get the Skyline, TVR, Go-Kart, and M250, but then head south a little
 and follow the road as it slowly curves. On the left hand side you see a thin
 grey walkway which starts within a large gate. If you see the banners for the
 Reptilian Gallery from one of Mark's early missions then you know you've gone
 too far. It's on that side slightly before it when heading along this road. 

 If you follow this thin grey path all the way into the park you'll eventually
 come to a 4 way intersection. When you get there take the path to the right
 and the Park's HiJet will be parked in the carpark to the right side as you
 drive along. Right beside the blue shack as you enter. 

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 I was questioning if I should add this to the bonus cars list, because the
 HiJet isn't that uncommon. However there is only a couple of these Royal Parks
 HiJet Pickups around, both in Hyde Park. So it becomes a sort of bonus car. 
 The Royal Parks HiJet is also able to be driven in the normal game. 

 D. Jones would like me to make sure it is noted that there are more of these
 Royal Parks pickups in Hyde Park. Some are near sheds, some are hidden behind
 things. Feel free to take a run through the park and find more than the one I
 have noted. 

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                                3.9 - Lotus Esprit                             
                                ==================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 D-5 (Intersection of Baker Street and Marylebone Road) 

 At the end of Baker Street, look north to the opposite side of Marylebone
 Road. You see an alleyway slightly to the right of the red brick building at 
 the end. Down the alley sits the Lotus Esprit. 

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 The best way to find this one is to start from the Free Roaming start point
 again I guess. Turn 180 from the direction your facing and go to the end of
 the road and make a right turn. Head up a single block to Oxford Street. 
 It's easy to distinguish where you are because this intersection has a lot 
 of stonework and yellow crossing areas. Make a left down Oxford. Now you need
 to count 4 blocks on the right side. When you reach the forth, turn right and
 follow it right to the end (you'll be heading the wrong way into traffic). 
 Once you reach the end of the Street, look north to the opposite side of the 
 road running left and right across (this is Marylebone Road). You should see 
 an alleyway slightly to the right of the red brick building. At the end of 
 the alley sits the Lotus Esprit. 

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 The original Esprit has that distinctive Italian "Giugiaro Design" look of the
 70's and 80's, although I'm not surprised if anyone mistook the car for the
 old MR2's driving around on a quick glance. The version used in the game is
 the late fits the Turbo enhanced model reworked design however (I don't think
 it's the new V8 version but the detailing is negligible so it possibly could
 be). Fairly speedy and strong. The Esprit will also be located here during the
 normal game. 


 I've had a few people now and then e-mailing me about hidden cars in the demo
 which while there is one, this Lotus Esprit, the fact you can't free roam in
 the demo because of a time limit kinda always stopped the point. But a while
 back GameFAQ's member <KCMC582> posted instructions on how to accomplish a
 semi-free roaming mode in the demo. It can be difficult at first, but it's
 do-able. 

 Firstly, the location of the car. Starting from the intersection before the 
 road to where you find the car outside the warehouse. If you follow the road 
 straight, instead of turning left to the warehouse to the next intersection,
 make a right... drive, make a left, and follow the road you'll find yourself
 looking straight into a yard which joins the road. If you look around the 
 corner of the blue fence, the car will be sitting there. This is marked at
 S-10 on the map (which you can get from http://www.new-blood.com/thegetaway
 if you require it). 

 Now KCMC582's original instructions on how to get this free roaming mode in 
 the demo were as posted at GameFAQ's as follows:

      "ok, im going to post exactly what i did to do this. i cant 
       guarantee it will work everyttime, but here it goes.

      "1. start out the demo as normal, follow the red Jaguar all 
       the way UNTIL you get to the last street, where the red Jag 
       is parked at the end. DO NOT go down this street.

      "2. park your car on the sidewalk, facing the parked red 
       jaguar, and line up your front tires on the curb, like you 
       were using it as a starting line. so basicaly, if you punch 
       the gas, you will launch straight at the red jag. got it?

      "3. wait til the beeping starts, then gets faster, then the 
       fast music plays. once the fast music starts playing, count 
       to about 11, and then hit the gas. you will NOT reach the 
       jag (if you do, start again, count higher) it will tell you 
       that you lost the car. the demo will end and it will say 
       RESTART. restart the demo.

      "when counting down, you must make it across the white street 
       line, the crosswalk. you must be on the street, or it will 
       restart from normal when you fail. sometimes i cross that 
       line and hit my brakes a little ways up. do NOT go all the 
       way to the jag. 

      "4. it will start again, but THIS TIME the jag will be very 
       slow, you will catch up to it very easily. now, spend the 
       rest of the time trying to stop this jag. i managed to get 
       it pinned between 2 parking meters. shoot out the tires on 
       the jag, and i boxed it in with some cars, just to be safe. 
       then, you can drive around to your hearts content. i paused 
       the game and it restarted itself, but i was calmly cruisng 
       around. 

      "i dont think you can blow up the jag, cuz i kept shooting 
       it til i ran out, but as long as it cannot reach the 
       destination, you are good. 

      "also, in your second run, with the "slow" jag, dont die, or 
       get caught by the police, or anything, because when you 
       respawn, you will be at the second part of the mission by 
       the warehouse, and will not be able to free roam."

 Now when I was originally told about this I was skeptical of course, but I
 decided to hold off because I didn't see much point, but more and more people
 have e-mailed me about it to the point where I decided to pull out my old
 UK edition of the demo and give it a shot. I did manage to accomplish it after
 a couple of tries too. I'll give you a few additional notes to try and help
 with the demo from what KCMC582 originally wrote, and then tell you my
 experiences.

     - Firstly it doesn't matter how or where you line yourself up as 
       long as it's you're facing down on the street where the Jag is 
       parked and you're not already down the street (you need to do 
       it from the intersection). 
     - Some people might have a bit of trouble counting it right, so 
       here is something to keep in mind - the fast music repeats the 
       same beat six times. You need to be in the right location by 
       the sixth, so use that as a guide. Taking off on the 4th or 5th 
       is going to be your best bet to making it.
     - Passing the white crosswalk is a good marker, as is getting 
       just past the pub on the left corner - both of these are good 
       success marks. 

 I originally wasn't expecting anything of this for myself, because of course 
 I've only got the UK demo so I wasn't going to be surprised of course if it 
 didn't work. 

 But not only did it work - something odd happens in the UK version of the 
 demo. The Jag at the start of the demo wasn't moving at all when I did it... 
 it just rolled to a stop instead of being slow moving. And in fact there was 
 no one in it at all. I drove around for a while but kinda paused it and 
 forgot that the demo switched off. And then, thinking that might be an error, 
 tried again only to find it worked again! You can even hop in the Jag and 
 drive it around.

 The thing is however because the dead car happens because of the empty car 
 parked at the warehouse... but now there is actually 2 empty Jag's on the 
 map... and so because the car is still parked outside the warehouse,
 eventually the timer runs out in the UK one (still after driving around for a 
 long time though). :(

 To those with the US demo, enjoy your ability to free-roam. It seems like a 
 good thing for a free demo (even if most roads are closed off), and don't 
 forget to go grab the Esprit as your bonus. :)

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                            3.10 - City Works Transit                          
                            =========================
 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 Numerous... however try a couple of these:
 Q-12 (Borough Road)
 H-10 (St. James Street)
 S-5 / T-5 (Broadgate)

 They're normally parked on the side of the road to be set up as jumps.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 Because of requests I've decided to add a descriptive location to the works 
 car located on St. James Street. This is more or less to finish up the guide
 in general completeness. 

 From the starting point in Great Marlborough Street, turn around 180 and head
 to the end of the street. From here make a right turn up Regent and then at
 the intersection turn left onto Oxford Street. Follow the street until the 
 next four way intersection and make another left turn. 

 Follow this street right until you reach it's end, then make a right turn 
 into the traffic (wrong way) on Piccadilly. Immediately after the right turn 
 you made, there is a left turn you can make. This is St. James Street.

 Travel down the street and keep an eye out on the right hand side. Eventually 
 you'll see the truck and trailer parked on that side of the road. 

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 These unmarked Works trucks are the ones which bring the trailer ramps to
 various locations around the map. They are unhitched from the trailers which
 means you can take off with them. Oh, and pressing L3 will start the flashing
 yellow lights, like most other cars with lights. 

 I've only listed a couple of locations here, but if you can remember seeing
 others please e-mail me with a street name or map reference and they'll be
 added with credit.

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                               3.11 - Saab Concept                             
                               ===================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 J-8 (Underground Carpark in unnamed street south of Shaftesbury Avenue)

 The easiest way to find this carpark again (it appears in one of the
 missions) is to go to Soho Square in J-7 and head down Frith Street (past the
 Republic, from a few of the missions in the game). Follow the street the wrong
 way to it's end then make a left followed by a quick right. 

 You should find this road bends slightly off to the left (to the right is the
 entrance to Chinatown). When you get around the bend the car park is right in
 front of you. Go to the bottom most floor of the carpark to find the concept
 car.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 From the starting point again, drive all the way to the end of the street you
 start on and follow the corner to Oxford Street. When you get there turn right
 and go the next 4 way intersection close down the road. Here make a right
 turn into another large traffic lane and keep an eye on the right side. You'll
 need to make the 3rd turn off on the right hand side. When you do, make the
 first turn to the left and you should find this road bends slightly off to the
 left (to the right is the entrance to Chinatown). When you get around the bend
 the car park is right in front of you. Go to the bottom most floor of the
 carpark to find the concept car.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 An interesting looking car, it's surprisingly speedy and tough. And you have
 to admit those indication and brake lights do look cool. 

 You can find this car during the game outside Charlie's warehouse in mission
 21. However because of the objective of the mission, it's probably not a good
 idea to go joy riding in it until you are making your escape in mission 22.

 runningmonkey also added this little snippet on the gamefaqs message board 
 which mentions an alternative location for the car in the main game.

     "If you leave Charlies Wharehouse by the backdoor then the Saab 
      Concept Car is available during "The Prodigal Son" for Hammond 
      (mission 11). The car is parked in the same place as Carter 
      finds it during mission 22, except now Hammond gets to drive 
      it instead. However, if you fail the driving part of this 
      mission you will respawn out the front where the Lexus is 
      parked and the Saab is unfortuantely blocked off."

 I checked it out (even though it already made logical sense) and it is there,
 as the point true that you'll be blocked from getting the Saab as the door to
 the warehouse is shut (as is the gate to the lot where the Saab is). Thanks
 for the post runningmonkey. 

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                         3.12 - Four Wheeled Armored Car                       
                         ===============================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 I-12 (Birdcage Walk)

 The easiest way to find this is start from Buckingham Palace and follow the
 black iron gates on the right hand side of Birdcage Walk. When you reach the
 area in I-12, somewhere you will find an open gate leading into a small area
 where the four wheeled armored car is sitting on a platform.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------
 One hopes you know what Buckingham Palace looks like :)

 From facing towards the front gates of the Palace, turn left so your facing 
 the roadway beside the palace and drive straight ahead, across the roads and
 grass, until you reach the wall on the other side. From here turn left again
 and follow the fenceline south along the road (this is Birdcage Walk).
 Eventually as you drive along you will find an open gate on the right, leading
 into a small area where the four wheeled armored car is sitting on a platform.

 --

 Due to demand, the quickest directions to Buckingham Palace and the armored 
 car from the starting point. 

 From the starting point in Great Marlborough Street, turn around 180 and head
 to the end of the street. From here make a right turn up Regent and then at
 the intersection turn left onto Oxford Street. Follow the street until the 
 next four way intersection and make another left turn. 

 Follow this street right until you reach it's end, then make a right turn 
 into the traffic (wrong way) on Piccadilly. On the far side will be busses 
 heading along Piccadilly. Follow them as they get into the right lanes and
 keep following until you see an blue gated entrance to a park on your left. 

 Once in the park head straight (but watch your speed, don't want to flip 
 your car) from one side of the park to the other. When you exit the other
 side of the park, you'll be right in front of Buckingham Palace.

 From facing towards the front gates of the Palace, turn left so your facing 
 the roadway beside the palace and drive straight ahead, across the roads and
 grass, until you reach the wall on the other side. From here turn left again
 and follow the fenceline south along the road (this is Birdcage Walk).
 Eventually as you drive along you will find an open gate on the right, leading
 into a small area where the four wheeled armored car is sitting on a platform.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 Well one can be glad it's bullet proof, but sadly it doesn't take much more
 impact than most other cars on the road. It has one unique feature however
 which makes it fun. By pushing L3 you can fire upon cars and people, setting
 them on fire, and knocking them off the road.

 A couple of notes though - don't do it to anything close to you. You can
 actually manage to set yourself on fire if it impacts close. Graphics
 limitations means you can only set 2 cars on fire at once (as well as numerous
 people as well). You can still fire upon cars and knock them off the road, but
 they probably won't catch on fire while two others are burning. 

 <Barticle> has e-mailed me with some additional information regarding the 
 armored car and why it's located where and how you find it.

     "i thought you might be interested to know that i just found a 
      webpage with a picture of the armoured car - the real one! 
      unlike the other secret vehicles in the game this one can 
      actually be found in real life too.

      it's part of the Guards Museum on Birdcage Walk and it can be 
      found exactly where it is in the game, although there's no gap 
      in the railings and you can't drive it away. :) the picture's 
      here:

      http://www.londontaxitour.com/london-museum-guards.htm

      you can't see it here but there's a red advert for the museum 
      bolted onto the street-facing side of the car."

 Thanks for that information Barticle. The Taxi Tour website notes a little 
 more information if you check the above link provided. 

 The police call the car an "Armored Personnel Carrier" - but it's hardly 
 anything close to it. It maybe Armored, but apart from the 2 people, I don't 
 see a whole lot of "personnel" being carried. 

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                             3.13 - Maserati Coupé                        
                             =====================

 Location On Map:
 ----------------
 J-14 (Horseferry Road)
 P-2 (Goswell Road)

 First please note that this car only appears in the US and PAL Version 2 
 editions of The Getaway. It doesn't appear in the original PAL edition. 

 If you look on the left hand side coming from the Thames (and across the
 Lambeth Bridge) around J-14, you'll see a long blue wall. At the western end
 you'll see an alley with some cardboard boxes sitting in it. Follow the alley
 down a winding roadway into a empty warehouse. You'll see a broken down car in
 one corner... if you look left of it against the wall, you'll find the
 modified "boy racer" 306. If you continue to search the area you'll find the 
 Maserati sitting there as well.

 The 2nd Maserati is located on Goswell Road. Thanks to Kingcars66 for 
 e-mailing me about this one. From the top of Goswell Road, if you look on
 your right side, will be a tan colored wall (the wall is a fence made of 
 hundred of wooden slats on a 45 degree angle. Near it's end will be a short
 alleyway with a metal fence at it's end. The Maserati should be located here
 (I can't test this out sadly - as I only have PAL Version 1).

 If it's not this correct alley, I apologize... but it should be located in
 one of the alleys on the same right side of the road nearby. If anyone would
 like to mail and confirm the exact alley I would be happy to hear from you.

 Descriptive Location:
 ---------------------

 Location #1 - Horseferry Road:

 To start with, I'm going to assume you know what Big Ben is and where the it
 and the House of Parliament building is down on near the side of the River
 Thames. From the bridge crossing the Thames (which is the Westminster Bridge)
 stop beside the Big Ben. From starting here, head forward and take the first
 left. Follow this road all the way until you reach a roundabout with grass in
 the middle. The left direction leads back over the Thames, so head to the
 right and up Horseferry Road. As you drive along look to you right until you
 see a blue wall. Follow it to it's far end until you see an alley with some
 cardboard boxes sitting in it. Follow the alley down a winding roadway into a
 empty warehouse. You'll see a broken down car in one corner... if you look
 left of it against the wall, you'll find the modified "boy racer" 306. If you
 continue to look you'll find the Maserati. 

 Location #2 - Goswell Road

 All credit to Kingcars66 again for this description. I've made some 
 alterations to it, to include some landmarks which make it easier to check 
 you're on the right path. However his original description wasn't at all bad.

 - Go forward and take the first left, then turn right onto the main (this is
   Oxford Street) and follow it.
 - Go straight along Oxford for a long time until you reach a fork in the road.
   The traffic going forward in this direction is going to the left, that is 
   what you need to follow as well. 
 - Follow this road straight for a long time as well until you come to another
   fork in the road (right after an intersection). The fork has a lot of 
   traffic lights in it. You want to follow the left path of the fork again.
   Doing so you'll note you're going slightly uphill.
 - Follow it straight. You'll go through a major intersection once you're 
   finished going up the hill - but keep going straight ahead of you and 
   follow the road as it curves. You'll eventually go up another hill and 
   past some hedges on a narrow road before meeting a t-junction with your
   current road. From here left again.
 - Follow this road shortly uphill again to another t-junction. There will be
   a red and white barricade in front of you. Turn right and follow the road.
 - Very shortly after you made that right will be another fork with a green
   clock in the middle. Turn down the right side of the clock. This is Goswell
   Road where the car is. 

 From the top of Goswell Road, if you look on your right side, will be a tan 
 colored wall (the wall is a fence made of hundred of wooden slats on a 45 
 degree angle. Near it's end will be a short alleyway with a metal fence at 
 it's end. The Maserati should be located here (I can't test this out sadly 
 - as I only have PAL Version 1).

 If it's not this correct alley, I apologize... but it should be located in
 one of the alleys on the same right side of the road nearby. If anyone would
 like to mail and confirm the exact alley I would be happy to hear from you.

 Additional Info:
 ----------------
 Because I was unable to find this car in the original PAL version of the game
 it was first brought to me by ChrisFine after rumors of the new car appeared 
 on the GameFAQ's forum for The Getaway.

 I first received this e-mail from <ChrisFine>

     "I think I have found a new hidden car. In the American version 
      I own in the same underground garage as the Peugeot 306 Modified
      is a blue with 2 white stripes Maserati type looking thing. It's 
      very cool looking. There is still the broken down car and the 
      Peugeot 306 Modified, but there is also the Masrerati."

 Chris later followed up by noting that the car came in grey/silver and orange
 with black stripes. Along with that he sent along an image of the car.

 http://lucid.orcon.net.nz/getaway/maserati.jpg

 Thanks for that Chris.  

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 ||||||||||||||||||| SECTION #4 - CAR LOCATIONS IN GAME MODE ||||||||||||||||||

 For the benefit of a few, here is a quick list of all 12 cars and their 
 location in the normal game mode. Some of these only appear during certain 
 missions, others you can only grab during the missions which aren't limited 
 by time issues.

 1.  Lotus 7
     - Not currently available (corrections welcomed).

 2.  Nissan Skyline GTR-33
     - Driven by Chinese triads in and around Hyde Park. 
     - Located at grid U-12, Bermondsey Street. Same location as in Free 
       Roaming mode. Check it's section for more details.

 3.  TVR Cerbera
     - Located at the start of Mission 8. Drive straight and down the
       street at the beginning of the mission. Eventually down the street
       on the right hand side will be a petrol station. If you check 
       behind the main shop of the station you'll find the car parked.
     - Located at the start of Mission 12. Return into Jolson's manor 
       through the basement, the same way as in the mission before. When
       you reach the ground floor, head around the stairwell you just
       came up and you'll find a garage with the Cerbera in it.  
     - Located during Mission 14. Once you reach the compound, check 
       to the left by some trucks as soon as you enter off the street.
       It should be behind a couple of trucks.
     - Located during Mission 15. Same location as Mission 14... you'll 
       need to back up from where you start and check to your right. 
     - Located at the start of Mission 21, in Jolson's Garage. From the 
       start of the mission head further into the Garage area rather than
       exiting the way you came in... at the last garage the door will 
       roll up allowing you to drive out in this car.

 4.  Lotus M250
     - Located at the start of Mission 21, in Jolson's Garage. From the 
       start of the mission head further into the Garage area rather than
       exiting the way you came in... at the last garage the door will 
       roll up allowing you to drive out in this car.

 5.  Go-Kart
     - Not currently available (corrections welcomed).

 6.  Peugeot 306 Modified
     - Located at grid J-14, Horseferry Road. Same location as in Free 
       Roaming mode. Check it's section for more details.

 7.  Golf Cart
     - Not currently available (corrections welcomed).

 8.  Royal Parks Daihatsu HiJet
     - Located at grid C-9 and C-10, Hyde Park. Same location as in Free 
       Roaming mode. Check it's section for more details.

 9.  Lotus Esprit
     - Located at grid D-5, intersection of Baker Street and Marylebone 
       Road. Same location as in Free Roaming mode. Check it's section 
       for more details.

 10. City Works Transit
     - Located at grids Q-12, Borough Road, and H-10, St. James Street. 
       Same locations as in Free Roaming mode. Check it's section for
       more details.

 11. Saab Concept
     - Located during Mission 11, sitting outside Jolson's Warehouse
       (small lot off Southwark Street). 
     - Located during Mission 21 and 22, sitting outside Jolson's
       Warehouse. While it's able to be driven during Mission 21, it's 
       best you wait until Mission 22 as you escape the warehouse 
       complex to take off in it.

 12. Four Wheeled Armored Car*
     - Located during Mission 12. Same location as in the Free Roaming
       mode.
     - Located during Mission 23. Same Location as in the Free Roaming
       mode. 

 * - Note that in the game you can't use the turret to blow up cars. This 
     feature is disabled and only works in Free Roaming mode.

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 Q - I've seen map references of North, West, East, and South. But there is no
     bearings on the map. Can you explain?

 A - Easily. Most people refer to the top of the map as north and so on. It 
     just makes things easier when you can go "turn west onto such-and-such 
     street" or so forth. I however haven't made things that easy for myself 
     and have given directions as best I can for people who may not have the 
     map (a rental or some such). 
 

 Q - Where do you start the Free Roaming mode?

 A - Grid reference H-7, or in road name terms, Great Marlborough Street. You 
     are facing east towards the intersection with it and Poland and Noel 
     Streets (one grid across in I-7). If you drive to the intersection and 
     turn left your on Oxford Street. 

     Right near Sony Music's offices to be exact. If you're ever in London, pop
     on in and ask why you couldn't do this in the game? :)


 Q - Is there anything else to do in Free Roaming mode?

 A - Apart from driving like a loon, shooting at stuff, and finding these cars,
     sadly no. It's just to allow you to get used to London. Good thing though
     if they come out with add ons and sequels with the same map. At least 
     you'll know all of it well. 


 Q - Do you know if there is anymore cars you haven't found?

 A - If I knew that then things would be different. I thought I'd found all of
     the cars because I was told there was 10 which I went searching for 
     (according to Sony's own PS2 website back at the start of November), but
     for example I had two more new locations for already listed other cars 
     sent into me recently which have been added. I won't be surprised if 
     there are more doubles of cars hidden off in small areas I or others 
     haven't yet found. But I guess I'll just have to wait and see.

     The PAL version 2 edition as well as the US version both contain an 11th
     hidden car. This is already noted in the guide. 


 A - Hey I'm stuck in Mission #XX... None of the mission guides up so far are 
     completed, can you help me?

 Q - This isn't a mission guide, so no. Anyway, last time I posted a quick 
     guide for Mission #21 on the message boards people just kept re-posting
     my text and getting the thanks for it. I've decided _not_ to do that 
     again. heh

     As of writing there are also complete mission FAQ/walkthrough guides you 
     can find for the game at GameFAQs.com, so there shouldn't be any reason
     that I should get anymore e-mails like this :)


 Q - Can you provide me with a list of cars you can get in the game?

 A - Not in this guide, no. But Sony UK posted a list of cars at the UK 
     PlayStation website back in November however if you want a list.

     http://uk.playstation.com/news/newsStory.jhtml?storyId=102843_en_GB_NEWS

     If you need a list with descriptions then you should check the 
     FAQ/walkthroughs over at GameFAQs.com - they should hopefully provide 
     you with a complete and detailed listing of the common cars you can steal 
     off the streets. Most seem to have very detailed writeups too.

     Sony's US Getaway site has the entire car list in Flash as well. It 
     includes a small thumbnail of nearly each car as you put your mouse over 
     the top of the name. Quite handy if you want to know what car is what by 
     just their looks. Under the car option obviously.

     http://us.playstation.com/games/SCUS-97133/


 Q - Where is this downloadable version of the map you've got with the cars
     marked on it?

 A - It's located at http://lucid.orcon.net.nz

     Or you can get a version from Sony, at the address in the question above.


 Q - Can you enter buildings in Free Roaming?

 A - No, most of them are closed up from the way they were during the 
     missions. Kinda sad when you think about it... would have been cool 
     getting into mass gun fights again. 


 Q - How can you write a guide for a game that isn't out?

 A - *stares blankly* The PAL release has been out for almost a month now...
     Just because there is no US version as of writing doesn't mean it hasn't
     come out elsewhere. 

     US release is Jan 22nd last I heard. I hope the bonus cars have stayed 
     the same so I don't have to continue with massive amounts of updates. LOL

     It's out now... so you can all be happy about it. 


 Q - What's all this fuss to do with the BT van?

 A - BT made an upcry about the ability to kill one of it's servicemen in the
     game (and probably the fact you don the outfit of one and can go on a 
     killing spree as well) and it's outcry caused Sony to pull the game from
     shelves and reissue the game altered during Jan 2003. 

     Anyone from the UK, Europe, Australia or New Zealand... or any other PAL
     location with an original copy of the game (any copy between it's 
     December release and shortly after New Years) now owns a semi-rare item. 
     I say semi-rare as sales are probably somewhere in the hundreds of 
     thousands... not exactly $100 on eBay value just yet. Maybe in a year or
     two though. Keep an eye out. 

     Just a note to say that "Version 2" is now apparently out in shops in PAL
     regions now which replaces the BT van with a white van. The US version is
     due soon as of writing (just a few days) and expected to contain the same 
     white van.  

     If you're looking out for an original Version 1 PAL copy then ask the
     person to give Sony's catalog number from the case or disc. It shouldn't
     end in "-2" or else that's the V2 edition. 


 Q - What's all this _other_ fuss to do with alterations to the US version?

 A - After SCEA (that's Sony Computer Entertainment America) made a fuss about
     the nudity in Acclaim's BMX XXX and ordered the game to be censored (from
     what I've been told all that meant was to add BMX XXX signs over any nude
     video parts), there has been a lot of questioning about how they will 
     handle the content in The Getaway. The PAL release of BMX XXX was left 
     untouched by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) and was released 
     fully uncensored.

     The fact is, for me at least, rumors of alterations to the US version of 
     the game were around long before even the BMX thing, meaning that when 
     they turned up doing this to BMX XXX they increased the likelihood of 
     making possible edits to the game. And now talking to a few people it
     seems true that they did. 

     If you talk to someone from a games store, there is more chance that 
     they'll tell you about an uproar about racial content, and it's true, 
     there is some racial overtones during the game as well as some fairly
     explicit remarks. If SCEA went nuts about the nudity in BMX XXX however 
     then it's only the tip of the iceberg as far as The Getaway goes. 

     But will it be edited, and if so how badly? We'll know soon enough I 
     guess. 

     Update - The nudity has been cut in the US version. As has some swearing
     (mainly the use of the word cunt in the subtitles of one scene) and a
     couple of scenes have been reportedly been slightly edited too. These 
     same edits have also been made to the PAL Version 2 of the game as well 
     (everything except the nudity that is).


 Q - You must have missed some bonus cars. I've seen screen shots with the
     Audi TT, BMW's, and even Jag's. 

 A - I haven't missed anything. Those cars weren't included in the end. My 
     guess is they were given a copy of the near complete game and decided
     to backout of supplying their cars to the game because of it's 
     contents. Too bad...

     BMW must have pulled out at the very last minute too. Their car model 
     is reportedly still on the disc, and the ads for the Getaway that Sony
     put as promotion on their own demo discs at the end of last year show
     the actors driving around in a BMW (specifically during one "mission"
     shown in the add where Mark drops off Johnny using it - the car in the 
     game is instead a Honda).


 Q - I was wondering where you can find the Bentley that is driven by 
     Charlie's boys? Can you drive it in the game or is it just for Charlie 
     and his mob?

 A - The car seems to only be included in the scenes where it appears. After
     all this time driving around I'm sure someone or myself would have seen
     it somewhere and made a note of it. Sorry. 


 Q - Is there anyway in Free Roaming mode to get the grey unmarked Vectra that 
     Carter drove during the game?

 A - Not as far as I know. I originally thought you might find it and a couple
     of cop cars parked at Snow Hill, but there is nothing in the Police 
     Station yard. 


 Q - Have you heard about the entering locations "glitch" in Free Roam?

 A - Yes, I've heard about it.  Apparently if you finish the final mission 
     (Land of Hope and Glory) with Carter again and then as soon as you can go 
     Free Roaming all of the games interior locations will be accessible. I
     have no idea in the truth of it though as I haven't tried it. If it does 
     the only importance of that to me is that the extra cars in the game mode
     can probably be gained from their respective locations. But seeing as you
     can get them all elsewhere anyway - then I guess the other point is 
     running through empty buildings. 


 Q - You know the Free Roam mode fairly well right? Can you give me some good
     locations for jumps and other places where I can pull of stunts in a car?

 A - Well if I were to list all these sorts of places it would kinda take the
     fun out of driving around in Free Roam mode wouldn't it? Take your time
     to drive around and find places where you like to cause chaos. But keep
     an eye out for raised areas, stairs, and other places. 


 Q - Do you think you can add details on the cars hidden in the US and UK 
     demos?

 A - Well apart from the Lotus Esprit there isn't much in the way of hidden 
     cars known. But the fact that you can't free roam in the demo anyway 
     kinda takes away from that fact anyway. That said there is a glitch which
     allows a kinda "semi-free roaming" mode which allows you to drive around
     in the US version, and sort of in the UK version. All this info can be 
     found in the Lotus Esprit section.

 
 Q - Where is the map that is supposed to be with the game?

 A - The US version of the game doesn't include a map oddly. As to why SCEA
     decided to not include one is a complete mystery to me, but you can get
     a map from the website I have for this Getaway guide.

     http://lucid.orcon.net.nz

     Sony also has one (you need to sign up though) at their official Getaway
     website.

     http://us.playstation.com/games/SCUS-97133/

     If any other maps appear online I'll be linking to them as well.


 Q - How can I make that map printable?

 A - You'll need to resize it with a paint/photo editing program. I'm not 
     currently providing a printable version, but I am considering making
     a 2 page printable version to post on the site sometime due to demand.


 Q - Where can you find the black Nissan Skyline in the game?

 A - You can only find in much the same way as the normal game. The ones the
     Triads are driving around. The best places to find them are around Hyde
     and Green Park's, and near Piccadily. You will need to kill the two in
     the cars first before you can take it however. 


 Q - Can you e-mail me a copy of the Getaway map from your site?

 A - No.

     There is a general JPG version in a non zip format which should just open
     in your browser. 


 Q - Is there anyway to play free roaming mode with Carter instead or Mark?

 A - Yes, if you have an Action Replay or GameShark you can do so. Check out
     www.codejunkies.com for details. Other than that, sadly no. 


 Q - Hey, haven't you see that riced out Honda Civic around? Why's that not in
     your guide? 

 A - You mean such as the one in the Chinatown carpark? Because it's no 
     different than the Honda's that the Triads drive in the game. It's the 
     exact same thing. 


 Q - Is there a code for the Free Roaming mode?

 A - Yes, yes there is. At the title screen, before you push x/start to bring 
     up the main menu, press the following.

     Triangle, Triangle, Triangle, Left, Square, Triangle, Triangle, Triangle,
     Left, Circle. 

     If done correctly the screen will flash a tinted yellow briefly, and 
     you'll hear a woman screaming. 

  
 Q - Because The Getaway hasn't been released here in the US yet can you give
     me your opinion on the game having already played it?

 A - Seeing as a few people asked me about this, I've added a review section 
     as well as a few links to reviews online. Hope this helps. Scroll down
     below to check it out.  


 |||||||||||||||||||||||||||| SECTION #6 - REVIEW |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

 As explained in the FAQ, I've decided to add my own 2 cents (or maybe as I 
 re-read this 2 dollars worth as I've tended to rattle on like I normally do) 
 on the game as well as provide a few links to other reviews due of the number 
 of people asking for my opinion... or at least the opinion of people who've 
 already played the game :)


 INTRODUCTION - Comparisons and Design
 -------------------------------------

 The first thing I see most people ask is how much in common does it have with
 the Grand Theft Auto series. Even though that's a loaded question if ever 
 anyone asked one, it's a places to start this review off. With the things it 
 does have in common with GTA... something's it's better at than Vice City,
 such as being more realistic yes, but at the same time other things in common
 come well under par with GTA too (such as ease of controls perhaps). On the
 new side of things I like are details like you can take hostages for example
 and use them as human shields, and when you hop into cars you have your
 character threaten drivers to leave cars. There are other cool touches with
 the cars and fighting too. The ability to take hostages is nicely animated and
 fun... it's main point is to stop the cops from shooting you. Criminals
 usually don't care though, they'll normally still shoot because they're the
 bad guys after all.

 But really it comes down to the fact the game is much more cinematic to the
 point of being a movie (there is a heavy amount of cut-scenes - but not to the
 point where it's a chore to sit through them). To support the cinematic thing
 as well, the game is actually displayed in a "wide screen" movie format which
 means if you have a widescreen TV there is more of the screen to see, and if
 you don't the picture is however still unaffected. The exploration is limited
 in events but at the same time it's not. You can do a certain amount as you
 possibly explore around tens of square miles of London streets.

 In these regards one actually might finding yourself comparing the game more 
 to Infogrames Driver titles (specifically Driver 2 - right down to the odd
 running animation for the main character) but then you find yourself right
 back into the swing of things with GTA comparisons. As it stands this game is
 going to get nothing but comparisons to other games because of how long it
 took to get out. That's what you get for it I guess.  

 For this review I will be focusing on everything but story related issues to
 avoid any possible spoilers (because I'm not mean like that). If you want 
 reviews which do include this sort of thing, please feel free to check the 
 links I've left at the end of my review. They more than likely do. 


 GRAPHICS & DEVELOPMENT - Use and Issues
 ---------------------------------------

 There are some very minor framerate problems here and there and some rare
 sound effects ones as well. The slowdown I noticed the first time I played
 actually doesn't seem to be that common as that first time... it's only
 certain built up city areas when you get a traffic jam or something that slow
 a little, but other than that, it's generally steady. You can also get some
 graphical glitches when you manage to get a WHOLE lot of speed as the city 
 catches up in loading... but even then it has to be really, really fast which
 in this game is hard to manage with all of the traffic and road signs. Design
 wise the main characters running animation just doesn't look right (but most
 of the other characters are well animated and the cut-scenes are really good). 

 One of the things that pleases me most is that there is no map loading wait
 time. Given the size of the map it's hard to believe for a game this huge
 there is no loading time anywhere, even when it comes to entering the
 buildings. The only time there is any such loading is during cut-scenes and
 loading after saving and so forth, and even then its not the longest. More
 games need to work on their loading abilities and follow this example... it
 proves even Rockstar should be able to pull it off with the next GTA title
 (the Getaway's map loads in a similar fashion - except it's draw distances are
 a lot better than GTA's and it doesn't have the loading that Vice City had).
 Surprisingly I noted that the "fogging" added to the distance isn't actually
 to hide graphical limitations - because the demo of the game had none and 
 looked fine - in seems more and more likely they've added to greyness to make
 it look more like London. 

 The maps size is a mixed bag. But that all depends who is playing I guess...
 in any case it is just very impressive looking however. There is a general
 level of detail to everything. If you don't like London - then driving through
 tens of square miles (reports vary from 21 to 40 or so) of real London streets
 with only your indicators to guide you might be annoying. I found it semi fun
 expect for when being rammed off the road by like 3 or 4 cop cars... and being
 shot at by a gang of Yardie hoods (among others). 

 The cars themselves are awesome. All licensed cars (numbering into no
 idea...). All nicely destructible and detailed while they're at it. You can
 shoot out windows and smash other body parts realistically (that is, bullet
 holes appear in windows and they crack properly, cars dent and lights smash
 properly, etc.) and the cars destructibility is all around more real. The
 number probably would have been higher if more companies had signed on, but a
 lot probably didn't want to be associated with such a violent game. 


 MISSIONS, WEAPONS, CONTROLS AND CONTENT - What makes it work?
 ------------------------------------------------------------- 

 There is a good weapon selection. Having dual weapons is fun too. Generally
 just your pistols and a few rifles and machine guns. There are also a couple
 of hand weapons (crowbars, bats, etc.).  The controls might be a mixed bag...
 the on foot action stuff takes a while to get used to and the driving is a
 little odd at first too if you've come out of a stint of Vice City like... but
 not as bad as to say it's realistic and/or difficult or anything. As for the
 combat... well for the most part the fighting is all nicely organized once you
 get used to the controls (or overcome the flaws you find. There is a manual
 and auto aim, you can stick to walls and shoot around corners, take blind
 shots, pop up from crates, blind shoot over them as well. Roll. Switch from
 side to side on a door... do just about everything but dive and slide into a
 room. It's generally well controlled, the only problem comes from tight camera
 work. Not a problem most of the time, but just the tight angles in small rooms
 result in the occasional problems. 

 The on foot missions also have the occasional stealth mission where you have
 to sneak around areas to get somewhere your not or find someone in a place
 your not supposed to be... I wanted to give an example but I'm trying to keep
 this plot spoiler free. It might take a little getting used to at first but if
 you overcome the moderate learning curve during the first mission you should
 be fine.

 As for one thing it deserves is it's 18 certificate over here (and it leaves
 me to wonder what the US version will receive from the ESRB). There is a lot
 of swearing and even topless nudity (one of the missions in the game takes you
 to a strip club in Soho). Australia surprisingly got away with a few second
 alteration but someone told me given Sony's weird stance on BMX XXX in the US
 that the swearing could possibly be bleeped or cut down over there upon
 release a while back... and the swearing could be considered the lesser of the
 "evil" in the title by outraged soccer moms. LOL In any case this is a very
 adult oriented title and content wise could possibly make complaints about
 Vice City seem like a playground fight in some respects. 


 THE PROBLEMS - Complaints, issues, bugs and glitches
 ----------------------------------------------------

 As for the bigger list of things I'm not so impressed by well the top of the
 list has to be the Semi-dumb partner AI. During the game you'll get missions
 where you have someone else with you who can't die or else the mission is
 over. Not so good on the fact they like to act independently and shoot rapidly
 at enemies like a psycho. Not to mention they stand around shooting at cops
 when your sitting in the new car you just stole instead of hopping in right
 away... I wish as soon as you got the car they'd run straight for it, but as
 it stands you normally have to get the car closer to them before they'll hop
 in.

 On that point I'm glad an all the cops are actually semi-smart in this (lost
 count the number of times I've been arrested), but their ramming techniques
 when it comes to swerving head on into the car your driving leaves something
 to be desired... just because it happens too much and becomes annoying to have
 to swerve around them a lot. Might not be the easiest thing to explain, but if
 you pick up the game in the future you'll see what I mean.

 Some missions require you to try, try, and try again. Normally this wouldn't
 bug me so much, but a couple of the missions are just hellish when it comes to
 combat and learning what to do that you just have to retry to learn one new
 thing before you make another mistake and have to restart again. It's not very
 forgiving in this department. On the other hand, it does have like an "auto
 save" mid-mission when you're between driving and on foot sections, so when
 you die you don't have to start right from the start of everything you've done
 this mission.

 Healing is something I'm not sure about, I think it was the time factor that
 was annoying rather than anything else - the concept is original enough for
 me. The way you heal is just to let go of the controller near a wall and the
 character will lean against the wall. This would be fine if it didn't take
 like a minute or two everytime you needed to do this and that you were still
 prone to being attacked while doing it. In some of the missions you end up
 doing this every few minutes because your getting shot at so much. 

 Glitches are another concern. I'm yet to determine which has been worse out of
 VC and The Getaway, but I think VC is only just still ahead. At first The
 Getaway seemed fine but I've seen some fairly shocking glitches. Hopefully
 some of these will be fixed in the US release (and apparent UK re-release) but
 some people have managed to play with no problems while others have had
 nothing but problems. I can only hope your one of the lucky few who don't as
 some of them can be a real pain. 

 Length though has to be the games biggest flaw for me. There are only 12
 missions per character (well each mission is generally split into two or three
 sub-missions) which means if you sit around for a few days you might be able
 to finish it. Not the longest of games which is a shame considering you have
 such a large area of London to play in. The Free Roaming mode will hopefully
 add on another few hours, maybe a day at most, but that's not a whole lot. I
 also know the lack of onscreen guides is going to also bug some people as much
 as the length. This is supposed to add to the whole cinematic thing, but at
 times it's more frustrating than good. I however I'm over it by this point and
 realize what they're doing with the game.


 THE BOTTOM LINE - The final word
 --------------------------------

 Sony says they're going to make additional Getaway games using the engine
 (given the development time and money they'd have to if they don't get sued by
 a bunch of companies first after this whole BT thing) so I can only hope they
 iron out some of the issues with the game before hand. Considered as a game
 for me it's really a mixed bad... it's little better than a case of "great
 idea, not so great result" - there are a lot of things about the game that
 stand out a lot better than I expected, but it still has it's level of
 problems. It's a great concept, but to me it just wasn't executed to it's full
 extent or full possible length... and for a game that's been in development
 for as long as it has, to end up like that is quite the bit disappointing.


 OTHER REVIEW LINKS
 ------------------

 - Fan Reviews @ GameFAQ's
   http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/ps2/review/13686.html
 - EuroGamer
   http://www.eurogamer.net/content/r_thegetaway_ps2
 - NTSC-UK
   http://www.ntsc-uk.com/MainContent/PS2/TheGetaway/TheGetaway.htm


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 Version History:
 ----------------
 - Version FINAL (03/14/03 - 103 KB)
   A few corrections and updates made.
   Addition to the games list armored car from Greg Farnum. 
   I'm going to push hard not to have to touch this guide again. 
 - Version 9.0 (03/06/03 - 100 KB)
   An additional location for the Maserati.
   More FAQ's added.
   A few minor updates made to the guide.
   I really am looking to making one FINAL update to this guide sometime in the
   future.... Version 10 will be the final edition. How'd this get to 100KB
   anyway... gah. 
 - Version 8.0 (02/06/03 - 93.4KB)
   Added additional section 3.13 on the Maserati, after moving it from an 
   earlier section.
   Added a few more questions to the FAQ. 
   Looking to hopefully and finally wrap this guide up.
 - Version 7.0 (01/27/03 - 90.1KB)
   Added additional location of the TVR Cerbera ingame thanks to hkdiner.
   Added both a non-zipped version of the games map to the website for ease of
   access. 
   Added additional note about a bonus car located in PAL Version 2/US Version
   to the Peugeot 306 section. As well as a comment by ChrisFine. 
   Added some FAQ's on the map. 
 - Version 6.0 / II (01/23/03 - 87.2KB)
   Added an additional important note about the lack of a street map in the US
   version and invite all US owners to download the map from my website for 
   this guide - http://www.new-blood.com/thegetaway .
   Rumors of new cars in the US version promise to bring me back for more 
   chaos.
 - Version 6.0 (01/18/03 - 85.8KB)
   Added additional game location for the TVR Cerbera submitted by Ian. 
   Added additional info to the Lotus Esprit section concerning the Getaway 
   demo.
   Added the "free roaming demo" information to the Lotus Esprit section as
   well with notes of my own based on the concept posted by KCMC582.
   Added several updates and new questions to the FAQ section.
 - Version 5.0 (01/15/03 - 74.8KB)
   Added additional game location for the TVR Cerbera submitted by Moebius.
   Listed some additional FAQ's.
   Added additional Free Roaming location for the City Works truck (found
   by myself).
   Hopefully nothing more needed until I possibly get swamped from US 
   Readers soon with more questions probably....
 - Version 4.0 / II (01/07/03 & 01/08/03 - 72.0KB)
   Some quick fixes - Dedicated to my father for his 52nd birthday on the 
   7th of Jan. 
 - Version 4.0 (01/05/03 - 70.4KB)
   Added glitch to do with Lotus 7 submitted by Barticle.
   Changed all references to the Lotus Elise to the Lotus M250 (because that 
   is what it is... heh).
   Added a location description for the city works vehicle for completeness.
   Added a quick list section of all of the hidden cars locations within the
   main game, just for those who are interested.   
   Cleaned up some minor parts of the FAQ. Barring any unforeseen issues, more 
   name car changes, or any new finds, then this guide has been basically 
   completed.
 - Version 3.0 (01/02/03 - 62.1KB)
   Added map details and uploaded to my own webspace. Big thanks to Darran. 
   Added information about the armored car thanks to Barticle. 
 - Version 2.0 (01/01/03 - 58.6KB) 
   Added starting point details and grid reference to free roaming
   introduction. 
   Added info submitted by Tom Llewellyn on the Peugeot 306.
   Added info submitted by Tony Newlands on the Lotus 7 and Skyline GTR-33.
   Changed "Tank" to "Armored Car" seeing as it is just that.
   Added F.A.Q. section.
   Added personal review at multiple requests along with review links.
   Tweaked the title just a little. :)
 - Version 1.0 (12/27/02 - 29.4KB)
   Guide completed and submitted to GameFAQ's.com.


 Help and Submissions:
 ---------------------
 - Peugeot 306 Modified
   Tom Llewellyn [additional information]
 - Lotus 7
   Tony Newlands [additional location]
   Barticle [additional information]
 - Skyline GTR-33
   Tony Newlands [additional location]
   Peril [additional information]
   Cooper Naitove [additional information]
 - Map
   Darran Carter [provided scanned map for everyone's use]
 - Armored Car
   Barticle [additional information]
   Greg Farnum [additional information]
 - Lotus M250
   L B [name details - posted on gamefaqs.com messageboard]
 - Saab Concept
   runningmonkey [additional game location - posted on gamefaqs]
 - TVR Cerbera
   Moebius [additional game location]
   Ian [additional game location]
   hkdiner [additional game location]
 - Lotus Esprit [demo]
   Everyone who ever posted or e-mailed about it
 - Free Roaming [demo]
   KCMC582 [information on mode]
 - Maserati - US/PAL-V2 Only Car
   ChrisFine [original information]
   Kingcars66 [additional location]
 - Daihatsu "Royal Parks" HiJet
   D. Jones [additional information]


 The Usual Suspects:
 -------------------
 - Everyone who's supported my online projects.
 - Stix (Jason Buckley) for the years of support and the forum
   hosting. StixFX.com for all your forum hosting needs.
 - Rammy for being himself :p
 - Roody (Michael Baroody) for giving me so much support with 
   RESitez.com - I don't know if the site would still be around
   without you.
 - Pure Evil - Who would have guessed you'd been living a farce
   online like that. Well at least you told us you weren't a guy
   eventually. 
 - Solidus - As usual... what to say. :p
 - CJayC for hosting my guides on GameFAQ's (as if I couldn't
   put this somewhere).
 - The Offspring, for "Welcome to the Disclaimer!" =) Oh and Mike
   for bringing it up again. 
 - And finally, my forum members at New Blood who are an ever
   existing source of fun, information, and everything else.
   This guide is for you.
 

 Personal Websites:
 ------------------

 Resident Evil: A New Blood
 www.new-blood.com 

 RESitez.com
 www.resitez.com 

 Biohazard Cubed
 cubed.biohazardextreme.com

 Getaway - Hidden Cars Marked Map
 http://lucid.orcon.net.nz


 Hope you've enjoyed the ride... ha-ha... :)

 2003 - RMc (mcgregorr@xtra.co.nz)

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