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Vessel
Vessel
Vehicle
Manufacturer Global Motors
Vehicle Type Civilian car (Civilian)
Public Transport (Taxi)
Law enforcement vehicle (Police)
Category Budget (WD1)
Standard Vehicle (WD2)
Body Style 4-door sedan
Capacity 4 (Driver and 3 passengers)
Price Free (WD1)
$4,000 (WD2)
Appears in Watch Dogs
Watch Dogs 2

The Global Motors Vessel is a four-door sedan that appears in Watch Dogs and Watch Dogs 2.

Design

The car's design appears to be inspired by the North American styling of the 1995 Lincoln Continental, with the front end of a second generation Mercury Grand Marquis, including elements from the 1991-1994 Ford Crown Victoria.

Given its common application as a service vehicle, it can be considered a stand-in for the second generation Ford Crown Victoria.

Performance

The Vessel has a good acceleration and acceptable top speed, thanks to its V8 engine. It is good with low-heat police chases, but because its low durability, the Vessel IS not good for car-to-car combat and higher heat levels. The Police version is a bit tougher thanks to a beefed up suspension package and front push bumper, though it still is a bit fragile and is inconvenient to obtain.

Overview

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General Aspects
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Technical Aspects
Acceleration Engine Drivetrain Gears
N/A Single-cam V8 (In-game name) Front-engine, rear wheel drive 7

Variants

  • Taxi Vessel: There is a taxi variant of the Vessel that appears to be the cheapest taxi in the company. In Watch Dogs, it spawns either in a yellow or white color and in Watch Dogs 2, in a red/white, yellow/white or green/white color. Both are operated by Rapid Cab.
  • Viceroy Vessel: The Black Viceroys own modified Vessels with white, blue, and orange paint jobs, orange interiors, customized rims, and symbols on their front and rear. It only appears in Watch Dogs.
  • Police Vessel: The Chicago Police Department use the Vessel along with the Police Cavale and the Police Sonarus LX. It is distinguished by its rear-facing sirens located inside the vehicle, which are visible when the sirens are turned on. The police version of this vehicle is no different from its budget version, as it can be disabled easily with little or no effort; just try to avoid getting boxed in. This version remains unchanged in Watch Dogs 2, but this one only appears in a mission.
  • Damaged versions can be only found in the Alone Digital Trip, in Watch Dogs.

Gallery

Public service

Gang

Law enforcement

Other

Videos

Locations

Watch Dogs

  • The civilian variant is available in the Car On Demand app, for free.
  • Poorly maintained examples can be seen driven around in The Wards, whereas well maintained examples are commonly found in Pawnee.
  • Taxi variants can be found also in The Wards.
  • The Black Viceroys uses the Viceroy Vessel along with their modified Polars. These therefore can be found during their missions.
  • The Police Variant is usually encountered in the earlier stages of police chases in CTOS Mobile App, and it is also the cheapest police unit to deploy in the App for Watch Dogs multiplayer.
  • It can be found parked at The Wards Police Station.

Watch Dogs 2

  • The civilian version is available in the Total Motors car dealership, for $4,000.
  • Civilian versions spawn around Oakland, usually in poor condition. This version also spawns in good condition in the Marin County area.
  • Taxi variants spawn around the city, mostly on urban areas.
  • The police variant only appears once, on the CyberDriver movie set.

Trivia

  • The car resembles the ASYM Desanne, an unusable vehicle in Ubisoft's Driver: San Francisco.
  • Strangely enough, the Vessel features steel wheels by default. This may have been because the vehicle was originally intended to be released specifically as a fleet vehicle, and the vehicles seen under private ownership are decommissioned police cruisers and taxi cabs. The color of the wheels have been changed from black to light grey, and has a shinier center cap in the final version.
  • The word "Vessel" is often used for naval vehicles, which is related to the word "cruiser", a term commonly used in police cars (police cruiser). This fact is reinforced by the existence of the police variant.
  • Odd enough, while in-real life the Chicago Police Department frequently uses the Crown Victoria (Which is evidently the Vessel's main inspiration), in-game it is never found patrolling around.
  • It is one of few vehicles in Watch Dogs and Watch Dogs 2 that is equipped with steel wheels by default.

Navigation

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Special CPD Cruiser (SMAD Car)CPD Patrol CarCPD InterceptorCPD SUV (SWAT SUV)Madness CarSpider Tank
Others Fishing BoatHelicopterSpeed BoatWater Taxi
ViewTalkEditVehicles in Watch Dogs 2
Performance 336-TTAmargosa TurboBaumsteiger (The Dangerzone)Boxberg R1CyruXeNudle KartFiammetta (Void Dasher)PapaveroScafati GT
Sports CarrozzaKirsherRotor (Ice Cube)Sculptor 2.5RSunrim EVZusume R
Muscle 3.9T571Adamant S-SeriesCHP-AADEl Cadejo (Wrecker)Hailkal RSonarus LXVespid 5.2Vespid HMI (Lowrider (Peste Negra))
Standard 200 EVAsteria PrimeBogen Bus (Flip Wagon)Cavale (Taxicab)Crosscountry Series (Taxicab)Kigan AWDLandrock Van 1500Landrock Van 2500MagnateMenschenMerengueNudle CarPhilandraRelegaterSumitzu Auto 1.6TalosValiance CE (Taxicab)Vessel (Taxicab)Woodie
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Boats Classic AP-150LeviathanMuhlenberg 45Taxi BoatSailboat
Police Coast GuardCruiserSFPD SUVSWAT TruckUmeni Patrol Car
Others Cable CarForklift (Car forklift)QuadcopterRC JumperScissor liftSFPD HelicopterStreetcar

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