How do I make a car wheelie in GTA 5?

I was watching a guy play GTA 5 on Twitch and he busted out a wheelie in one of his cars! I thought it was awesome, so I want to learn how to do it too. How can I make my car wheelie in GTA 5?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
The wheelie is a more recent addition to GTA 5, but it’s an awesome feature nevertheless! So if you want to impress your fellow gamers, follow these steps to make a car wheelie in GTA 5:
  1. Make sure to get a muscle car. Not all cars can do wheelies on GTA 5, so you may need to try a few cars before you can get this to work.
  2. Hold down the right bumper (R1 on PS and RB on Xbox).
  3. Hold down the gas (R2 on PS and RT on Xbox).
  4. Pull back on the left analog stick (or straight toward you like you were making a plane take off).
  5. Let go of the right bumper.
  6. That’s it!
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