1995 Gavril Roamer V8 XT
|Production||1992 - 1999|
|Body and Chassis|
|Body style||4-door SUV|
|Layout||Front-engine, 4WD or RWD|
The Gavril Roamer is a Midsize SUV, similar to some 1990s SUVs such as the Isuzu Trooper and Ford Explorer. It shares the same chassis, suspension, and engine options as the Gavril D15.
“It's been partially finished sitting on my hard drive for a year and I just had the brilliant idea to stick it on the D15 chassis. I can re-use everything - the frame, suspension, engine, running gear.”
—Gabester, BeamNG forums, 16 September 2013
According to gabester, the Gavril Roamer dates back to 2012, which is the same year BeamNG was founded and development of their game was underway. The first screenshot which he had provided was "hacked together" in modeling software onto the completed chassis of the Gavril D15. Word since that point has been relatively quiet until 2015, when he presented an early-stage in-game screen of the Roamer doing a drift, apparently with a functioning UV mask for its color.
Subsequent media showed various states of progression in modeling and texturing, and by the time development snapshots for 0.3.8.1 were released in mid-April 2015, in which it was included, the Roamer was superficially complete, albeit with some parts in need of polishing. This was completed in the following two weeks, and the vehicle was officially released on 30 April 2015, along with the Ibishu 200BX, in the final version of 0.3.8.1.
Since its release, the Roamer has undergone several changes over the years, having parts added and issues fixed. Some of its more prominent updates include new roof rack props (in 0.4.1, with major revisions in 0.15.0), UV mapping for liveries (of which several have been added since 0.4.3), new engines and drivetrain options (especially in common with the D-Series), and a model refresh for improved geometrical proportions (in 0.16.0).
List of models
The base features rear wheel drive and an inline 6 engine.
The next step up is the V8 four wheel drive.
The top of the range model is the XT which has stage one tuning and four wheel drive.
The final civilian version is the off road which has special off road parts and stage 2 engine tuning.
The first police version is based on the XT with an added push bar and sirens.
The second is a automatic version of the off road.
There are fire rescue and 2 sheriff versions of the Roamer.
|Gavril Roamer Model Specifications|
Rear 3.55 Open
Rear 3.55 LSD
Rear 4.10 LSD
Rear 3.55 LSD
Rear 4.10 Locking
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