GTA 3 & GTA Vice City

Vice City uses the GTA 3 game engine. Every aspect was improved but the main technologies were shared.

San Andreas is an evolution of the platform. It still bears comparison to the previous 3D editions before it but nearly all the technical details have changed.

Tutorials for GTA 3 & GTA Vice City

Acceleration How straight-line performance works.
Converting Convert between GTA 3 and GTA Vice City.
Dimensions Effect aerodynamic drag and turning.
Detailed Acceleration Weird effects of mass on top speed.
handling.cfg FAQ Answers I give out a lot.
Model Proportions Car sizes affect their performance.
Suspension Difficult but worth getting right.
Traction Grip values for vehicles.
Realistic Handling Where to start and what the limits are.
Why Bother? Why customised handling is important.
Installing Cars Add cars from this site into GTA.
Which Car is Crashing? Find the messed up vehicle and replace with a backup.
Multiple Installs Keep mods separate from the original files.