This is the official "Realistic Driving" mod for GTA V.
Developed by Killatomate.

Version: 2.4

Supported game versions: 1.36(877), 1.38(1011), 1.39(1032), 1.41 (1180) and higher

This mod changes driving physics in GTA V to be as realistic as possible. Physics definitions for every single vehicle have been created from scratch utilizing every single available parameter. Development started on May 13 2015 and took 28 months, 1400+ hours. Driving physics were created for each of the 332 vehicles individually, spending an average of 3.3 hours on each vehicle. Every single change has been MEASURED INGAME and CONFIRMED to be working as intended. Hence the long development phase. No theory crafting, no assumptions. This mod is based on hard facts only.

Most striking features of this mod:

  • Realistic driving physics (proper tire grip on different surfaces, traction curve, slip angle)
  • Realistic offroad driving (giving the HUGE offroad areas in GTA V a purpose, hillclimb, dirt track)
  • Performance of every single vehicle matches its real-life counterpart perfectly (acceleration curve, top speed, braking, grip, handling characteristics, wheelspin)
  • Huge improvements to motorcycles
  • Improvements to other physics (eg making it possible to ram police vehicles, slightly more realistic PIT maneuver)
  • automated brakes have been disabled for every single vehicle
  • Police cars dont drive like on rails anymore, more realistic physics are applied to their vehicles
  • Alternative "Scaled Topspeed" version offers a subtle speed governor and brake assist
  • Option for increased vehicle deformation
  • The properties of all driveable surfaces have been reworked

supported DLCs:

  • ill Gotten Gains 1
  • ill Gotten Gains 2
  • Lowrider
  • Halloween
  • Executives
  • XMAS 3
  • January2016
  • Valentine
  • Lowriders 2
  • Further Adventures in Finances
  • Cunning Stunts
  • Bikers
  • Import/Export
  • MPSpecialRaces
  • Gunrunning
  • Smuggler's Run



Included vehicle categories:

Supercars, Sports Cars, Coupes, Sedans, Compacts, Classic Sportscars, Muscle Cars, Lowriders, SUVs, Offroad, Vans, Service, Emergency, Motorcycles.

Not included:

Heavy Trucks, Helicopters, Planes, Boats

Custom cars:

This mod was developed specifically for vanilla 3D-models. Custom car models have completely different center of mass and wheelbase. Making this mod work with all custom cars is impossible. Using custom cars will have a very noticeable negative impact on car handling. Dont complain about things that i cannot fix. please.

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Realistic Driving V, version 2.4

Realistic Driving V, version 2.4

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Realistic Driving mod version 2.4 features new driving physics for 332 vehicles in GTA V. Physics definitions for each individual vehicle have been created...

Realistic Driving V, version 2.3

Realistic Driving V, version 2.3

Full Version 8 comments

Realistic Driving mod version 2.3 features new driving physics for 322 vehicles in GTA V. Physics definitions for each individual vehicle have been created...

Realistic Driving V, version 2.2

Realistic Driving V, version 2.2

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Realistic Driving mod version 2.2 features new driving physics for 320 vehicles in GTA V. Physics definitions for each individual vehicle have been created...

Realistic Driving V, version 2.1

Realistic Driving V, version 2.1

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Realistic Driving mod version 2.1 features new driving physics for 316 vehicles in GTA V. Physics definitions for each individual vehicle have been created...

Realistic Driving V, version 2.0.1

Realistic Driving V, version 2.0.1

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Realistic Driving mod version 2.0 features new driving physics for 311 vehicles in GTA V. Physics definitions for each individual vehicle have been created...

Realistic Driving V, version 2.0

Realistic Driving V, version 2.0

Full Version 1 comment

Realistic Driving mod version 2.0 features new driving physics for 311 vehicles in GTA V. Physics definitions for each individual vehicle have been created...

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syfspamsyf
syfspamsyf

Gta 5 is literally unplayable without this mod

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thomas_050
thomas_050

is it made for all consoles (ps4 4 me)

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Killatomate Creator
Killatomate

version 2.3 of this mod is compatible with game version 1.41

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Killatomate

Rockstar broke downforce with update 1.40. Downforce is an important part of this mod. Until Rockstar fixes their sh1t i recommend using this mod with game version 1.39 only.

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Razormind
Razormind

Ah, so the reason I can't drive isn't because I suddenly started sucking, Rockstar ****** me?

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d36thk0rn
d36thk0rn

I just want to say thank you. Without you gta iv and gta v would not be my two favorite games. I've spent sooo many hours just driving around with your mods. You are truly the GOAT.

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Guest
Guest

Hello Killatomate your mod is working like a charm but i was wondering if there is a way to tweak the breaking. I slam on the breaks and it feels like nothing is happening. like literally i keep going in a straight line. Thanks in advance

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syfspamsyf
syfspamsyf

dude that's what happens when you drive fast in a heavy car...

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Amazing, best mod for driving!! Is all what I expected.
Only offroad cars can climb hills.
There is any way to add the other car damage mods to this one?

Jun 27 2015 by statusquo0

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